Students are not allowed to use cell phones on campus. Phones must be turned off before entering the gate (NO SILENT NO VIBRATE! and may not be turned on until exiting the gate after school gets out. Any phones that are used or ring during the school day will be confiscated.
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JOSEPH KERR MIDDLE SCHOOL INCOMING 7th GRADE INFORMATION NIGHT – January 25, 2017
Did you miss the Incoming 7th Grade Information Night?
Attached is the Power Point presentation.
If you have any questions, please contact Sue Faulkner, School Secretary at (916) 686-7728.
EGHS Parent Night
Course selection for the 2017/2018 school year for incoming 9th grade students will begin in the month of February. EGHS counselors will be meeting with all 8th grade students at Kerr on Tuesday, February 21st in order to guide students in completing their course requests. All 8th grade students will be instructed to return their completed course selection forms, with parent signatures, by Friday, February 24th.
Please contact Elk Grove High School if you have any questions, (916)-686-7741.
ELK GROVE HIGH SCHOOL AVID PROGRAM 2017-2018
The EGHS AVID Program is now accepting applications from students in 8th grade. AVID is an elective class for college-bound students. AVID emphasizes skills that are necessary for a student to be accepted to a 4 year college and be successful once they are there. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA, good attendance, and no discipline issues. Students in AVID have the desire and determination to attend college and are willing to take rigorous courses with the support of the AVID elective class. Please click the following link to apply. Interviews will be held later this spring. https://docs.google.com/a/egusd.net/forms/d/1BYN48GT7Oq-wdeX0ZNGGOoGDkj6574qP0iWPa9qkl5Y/edit
If you have any questions about the EGHS AVID program, please call (916) 686-7741.
Elk Grove Unified School District and Joseph Kerr Middle School are seeking input from the parent community to assist in the continuing efforts to develop our Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). The LCAP describes how schools intend to meet annual goals for all pupils, with specific activities to address state and local priorities. Parent feedback is essential in the LCAP development. Please visit Kerr’s main office to pick up a survey or go online to complete. We look forward to your input.
OFFICE HOURS 2016-2017
Regular Day Schedule
(Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri)
7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Early Dismissal Wednesday Schedule
7:30 am to 3:00 pm
Minimum Day Schedule
7:30 am to 1:00 pm
Main Office (916) 686-7728
Attendance (916) 686-7736
Fax (916) 685-2952
Parent Education Series
Elk Grove Unified is happy to announce this year's Parent Education Series.
Please see the attached flyer to learn more about the outstanding workshops available this year.
Procedures for visiting campus
All Parents, Guardians and Visitors must check in at the front counter in the main office, sign in and get a visitor pass before proceeding further on campus. This includes going to attendance. Please be prepared to show picture ID.
Early Dismissals & Campus Visits
Parents please be prepared to show your drivers license or other valid photo I.D. when entering our main office, picking your student up early from school or when visiting our campus. When students are released from school early they must be picked up by an adult who is listed as a parent, guardian or emergency contact unless other arrangements have been made with an administrator or the office staff.
Students will not be called from class until parents/guardians arrive. Students may not be signed out after 2:50 PM and 2:15 on Wednesdays due to teachers' closure procedures.
All visitors on campus will be required to enter through the administration office to sign in, have their identification verified and then they will receive a visitor sticker to proceed to various location in the office or on campus.
Are you interested in volunteering at Joseph Kerr Middle School? We have some great opportunities to help! Please fill out the attached Parent Volunteer Survey and have your student return it to their first period teacher or the main office. If you have any questions, please contact Sue Faulkner (916) 686-7728.
Attached is the 8th Grade End of the Year Packet 2016-2017 that was handed out to each 8th grade student after the 8th Grade End of the Year Expectations Assembly on February 23, 2017. The last page of the packet is an 8th Grade Promotion Contract/Agreement 2016-2017 that needs to be completed by each 8th grade student and their parent/guardian and returned to the students 1st period teacher.
Friday, May 12, 2017 8th Grade Promotion Dance/5:00-7:00 pm (MP Room)
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 8th Grade Sunsplash Trip/9:00 am-5:30 pm
Friday, May 26, 2017 8th Grade Promotion/7:30-8:45 am (Quad)
Celebrate Kerr's 50th Anniversary with a Brick
Elk Grove High School
If you would like to access Elk Grove High Schools Web Site click on the following link.
Questions about the website?
Webmaster: Matthew Kempen
Phone: (916) 686-7728