School News

 MARGARET KEATING ELEMENTARY
HOME OF THE BEARS
Mr. Williams, Principal
Email: jwilliams@delnorte.k12.ca.us
Telephone: 707-464-0340
Fax: 707-482-0404

School Information 2016-2017

Wednesday, December 7, Early Dismissal 12:40 p.m. - After School Program is in Session

Families - Please Attend the MKS Winter Music Program
Tuesday, December 13, WINTER MUSIC PROGRAM 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Gym
The music teacher asks that all students return to school by 5:10 p.m. 
to prepare for the concert

Wednesday, December 14, Early Dismissal 12:40 p.m. - After School Program is in Session

Friday, December 16, Last Day of School before Winter Break 2:30 p.m. dismissal

Winter Break
December 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
January 1, 2

School Begins on Tuesday, January 3, at 8:15 a.m.

Wednesday, January 4, Early Dismissal 12:40 p.m. - After School Program is in Session


All Wednesdays are District Wide Minimum Days - Staff Development - 12:40 Dismissal

Breakfast is served in the Multipurpose Room - 7:45 a.m. daily

The MKS Bus Routes are posted on the DNCUSD Transportation Page 
paper copies of the MKS bus route is available in the school office 
Please call Transportation with bus route related questions 464-0250

After School Program Applications are available outside Room 11 - Kids First Room


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
under "Transportation"

After School Program Applications are available
 in room 11 for the 2016 school year
  

       



Student Release
 Times
Wednesday & 
Minimum Days
Dismissal is 12:40pm

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Dismissal is 2:30pm

Margaret Keating
General Contact Information
School Office 
 Telephone:   
707-464-0340
Fax:
707-482-0404

MKS Physical Address  
300 Minot 
Creek Road
Klamath, CA 95548

MKS Mailing Address
301 West Washington Blvd
Crescent City, CA 95531


School Attendance Matters!
Attend 
All Day
Every Day
180 School Days


    Please Join 
Our PTO
       Call Mrs. Wilder 
          464-0340

         Food Services  
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School News & Event Information
  • After School Program is in session  - Bus Departs 4:25 p.m. Daily 
  • Families are always invited to our regular Award Assemblies  to honor MKS students. The assembly schedule is being developed for the school year. 
12:40 pm - Minimum Days/Early Out - Staff Development every Wednesday - the regular bus will depart school grounds at approximately 12:45 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 include proof of immunizations, birth certificate documentation and proof of residency in California. 

School Site Council
School Site Council meetings are held each month during the regular school year. All families are invited to come to learn about the council.  If you have questions, feel free to call the office for more information.

General Registration
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 7:45 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. 

Transportation Information
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 7:45 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 Staff Development meetings.

Classes
MKS offers kindergarten through sixth grade classes
 
PTO
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 ewilder@delnorte.k12.ca.us 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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