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.
Web Site Info
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Joseph Kerr Middle School is beginning registration for Summer School. The program is ope to all 7th grade students. We will be offering a 3 week summer session where students can participate in a variety of courses. All middle school summer courses are for enrichment only, not credit recovery.
Summer School will begin June 5, 2017 and conclude June 23, 2017.
Classes will begin at 8:00 am and end at 12:35 pm.
We look forward to seeing your student over the summer.
It is that time of year again where we gear up for state testing. This year our 8th graders will be piloting a new science assessment, the California Science Test (CAST). The CAST will taking the place of the traditional paper/pencil CST test. The CAST will be administered March 27th and 28th.
Starting April 18th, we will begin the English and Math CAASPP tests. The tests will be given over a three week period. We have developed a special testing schedule for the 9 minimum days scheduled in April and May. Please download the attachments to view the testing bell schedule, testing calendar, and a message from the Principal.
CAASPP Letter 2017 (English)
Immunization Clinic Information
Student Support and Health Services will be holding an immunization clinic on April 19, 2017 for EGUSD students in grades Kinder-12. See attached flyers in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and Hmong. Families must meet one of the eligibility requirements as stated and a legal guardian must be present. Clinic will be held at the Valley High School Student Support Center. Please share this information with eligible families that are in need of immunizations for their children.
Contact Patty Gonzalez at Student Support and Health Services for any questions at 686-7568, ext. 67207.
FAMILIES MUST MEET ONE OF THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE:
Immunizations provided for families who:
ü HAVE NO health insurance or insurance that does not cover vaccines, or
ü are Medi-Cal eligible, or
ü are American Indian or Alaskan Native
Get Involved! Apply for the Measure M Citizens’ Oversight Committee.
Link to Apply: http://www.egusd.net/about/divisions-departments/business-services-and-facilities/facilities-and-planning/?utm_content=buffercebf4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer
SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT CARD AVAILABLE
The current School Accountability Report Card (SARC) is available online at the Elk Grove Unified School District website at http://www.egusd.net/academics/assessments/school-accountability-report-cards/. Both a long detailed format and a short executive summary are posted for parents to learn more about the schools in our community.
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.
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.
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.
1st Annual Kerr Boosters Bring Your Parent to Lunch Day!
Join your student for lunch on Friday, May 5, 2017 in Adreani Park!
Pre-registration is required. Please return the attached form and payment (CASH ONLY) by Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Main Office.
7:30 am-2:00 pm
April 18-21, 2017
April 25-27, 2017
May 2-4, 2017
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