School News

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

School Information
Campus open - 7:55 am
Breakfast served - 7:55 am
Classes begin - 8:15 am

Minimum Days

Wednesdays, Early Dismissal - February 4, 11, 18, 25 & March 4, 11, 18 25

Tuesday, Early Dismissal - March 10 & June 2, 2015 - Staff Development

Wednesday, March 25, 26, 27 PARENT & TEACHER CONFERENCES


The Student of the Month Awards Assembly is being held
Friday, March  6th- 9:00am in the Gym

Clocks Spring Ahead One Hour-Daylight Savings Begins 
Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 a.m. 

See the MKS bus schedule on the 
Del Norte County Unified School District Main Page
under Transportation


Minimum Days - Wednesdays - Early Release at 12:40 Wednesday, February 4, 11,  18, 25


After School Program Applications are available in the office & room 11
The Program is Full at this time, applications are accepted.

  

Your child may be eligible for free tutoring!

Free Tutoring 
Educational Resource Center
400 West Harding Street in Crescent City
Open to 200 K-12 
low income students who attend Del Norte County Unified Schools
Registration Information is available at:
www.delnorte.k12.ca.us
Registration closes on October 10, 2014


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
9/2/2014 
through
6/11/2015

    Please Join 
Our PTO
       Call Mrs. Wilder 
          464-0340

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 Event Information
  • Wednesdays, Early Dismissal - February 4, 11, 18, 25 & March 4, 11, 18, 25
  • February Student of the Month Assembly, Friday, March 6th at 9:00 a.m. - Gym
  • Tuesdays, Early Dismissal - March 10 & June 2 - Staff Development 
  • Parent & Teacher Conferences - Early Dismissal - March 25, 26 27
  • Spring Break - Monday, March 30, 31 and April 1, 2, 3
  • School Begins - Monday, April 6, 2015
Families are always invited to our regular Student of the Month Award Ceremony in the gym to honor MKS students. The next scheduled assembly is Thursday, February 12th at 9:00 a.m. The remaining schedule for the 2015 school year is being developed through June. 

Minimum Days/Early Out - for Staff Development is every Wednesday at 12:40 pm. 

The regular bus will depart school grounds at 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 then stay to fill out the registration packet for your new student.  There are several forms to be completed; information required from parents includes proof of immunizations, birth certificate documentation and proof of residency in California. We are happy to help you with this process, we hope to see you soon.

School Site Council  - Next Meeting - Monday, February 9, 2015
School Site Council meetings are held from 5:15 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.

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 7:30 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 your calls. Also, 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 and Driver Trainer, Carolina Horn.

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.

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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