Mr. Williams, Principal
Please take a minute to fill out this survey if you have a child that will be entering Kindergarten for the 2016-17 school year.
Fourth Grade Water Safety Classes - February 8, 10, 17, 24, 26
100th Day of School Celebration - Thursday, February 11, 2016
STUDENT OF THE MONTH ASSEMBLY - Thursday, February 11, 2016 1:35 pm
NO SCHOOL - Friday, February 12th - Presidents Holiday Weekend
NO SCHOOL - Monday, February 15th - Presidents Holiday Weekend
District Family Night for Parents of 4th & 5th Graders - February 22 5:30 - 7:00 at the Educational Resource Center
Common Sense Media
Margaret Keating Elementary School realizes the importance of being a good steward of technology. We are making it a priority for all students to receive digital citizenship and literacy lessons. To best support our efforts, our school district has partnered with Common Sense Education to provide resources for our students, staff and families within the Del Norte Unified School District as the first step, you may check out this link for Common Sense Media https://www.commonsensemedia.org
See the Family Tip Sheet - Common Sense on Digital Life in Education
under the News and Bulletins heading
Campus open - 7:55 am
Breakfast served - 7:55 am
Classes begin - 8:15 am
See the MKS bus schedule on the
Del Norte County Unified School District Main Page
After School Program Applications are available
in room 11 for the 2016 school year
How are we doing with technology in school?
Dismissal is 12:40pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Dismissal is 2:30pm
General Contact Information
MKS Physical Address
Klamath, CA 95548
MKS Mailing Address
301 West Washington Blvd
Crescent City, CA 95531
School Attendance Matters!
180 School Days
Call Mrs. Wilder
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School News & Event Information
Families are always invited to our regular Student of the Month Award Ceremony in the gym to honor MKS students. The new schedule is being developed for March, April, May and June of the 2016 school year.
Minimum Days/Early Out - for Staff Development is every Wednesday at 12:40 pm. The regular bus will depart school grounds about 12:43 p.m.
IMPORTANT NOTE - Kindergarten Registration
Kindergartem registration begins for Margaret Keating students in the spring. Please feel free to stop by the office to talk to the secretary about the specifics of enrollment. There are several forms to be completed; information required from parents includes proof of immunizations, birth certificate documentation and proof of residency in California. The office staff is happy to help you with this process.
School Site Council
School Site Council meetings are held from 5:10 to 5:45 pm in room 7. All families are invited to come to learn about the council. If you have questions, feel free to call 464-0340 for more information.
Registration Packets are available in the Margaret Keating Elementary office; to register please bring your child's Birth Certificate, Immunization Record and Proof of Residency. The school office is open from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm during the school year.
Margaret Keating Telephone Calls
Feel free to contact the school office 464-0340 between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:00 pm, the school secretary, will be happy to help you. The automatic voice message system will pick-up your call once the phone rings four times, so be certain to stay on the line. Please leave a message, the telephone voice mail is checked routinely throughout the day to take your messages and return calls. After hours, you will be transferred to the After School Program, stay on the line and follow the prompts.
Contact the School District Transportation Department with bus stop location questions at 707-464-0250 for the Transportation Director, Derrick Campbell or 707-464-0251 for Dispatch.
The bus schedule is located on the Del Norte County Schools front web page, please take a look to find the time the school bus will stop near your home in Klamath or feel free to call the school office @ 464-0340.
After School Applications:
Registration packets for the After School Program are available in the office at 7:30 a.m. The registration forms must be returned to the ASIS coordinator, Mrs. Veronica Van Mechelen in Room 11 or to the office for enrollment in the program.
Wednesdays are Minimum School Days
Students are released at 12:40 p.m. to allow teachers and administrators to attend training and grade level meetings.
MKS offers kindergarten through sixth grade classes
The Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) is looking for volunteers to become involved in fun activities and assist with fundraising for our students. Feel free to contact Elsie Wilder at 464-0340 or email her at email@example.com if you are interested in helping.
All Day - Every Day! School Attendance Matters!
If your child is absent, please send a note with your student or call the office at 464-0340 to excuse the absence.
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