Cougar Academy (ASSETs)

Our after school program called Cougar Academy offers students academic, physical fitness, and enrichment opportunities and programs.

Because we believe that we all can learn, the staff employed at Cougar Academy are committed to helping students.

Cougar Academy works in close partnership with California Teaching Fellows Foundation. Members are trained instructors in K-12 after school programs, serving as mentors and role models for college success. For more information, check out the Cougar Academy website below.

Cougar Academy Website

Merced Union High School District After School Program Opt-Out Form

Merced Union High School District has enrolled all current MUHSD students in the after school program for the 2020-21 school year. This includes online tutoring services and fun enrichment clubs and activities, which students may utilize for free whenever they like. There is no minimum participation required. These services will first be offered only online due to public health concerns, but we will be providing services on-site once schools are able to reopen. For advertisement purposes, students may be asked if they will allow the tutor to screenshot them during their virtual meetings, provided that their parents/guardians have authorized MUHSD to take their photos. Parents may choose to opt out from allowing their child(ren) to utilize the services of the after school program. Additionally, students who are age 18 or older may decline the opportunity to utilize these services. If so, he/she must complete this form and email it to by Friday, October 30th, 2020. Please complete one form per child.

After School Program Opt-Out Form