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John Muir Dinner Nights

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SBAC TESTING April 27 - May 8, 2015


Attention Incoming 6th Grade Students and Parents!

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Course Descriptions and Selection Form for 2015-2016

On Monday current 6th and 7th Graders will be provided a Course Selection that will be offered next school year.  Below click on the links to view all the electives available and view and print the course selection form for the grade level you will be entering in the fall.  Forms must be turned in to students PE teacher no later than April 10th. 

Elective Course Descriptions
Elective Course Descriptions Spanish
Course Selection Form 8th Grade
Course Selection Form 7th Grade

Computer Classes at Muir - See what you can do in the Fall

ImacProjects students have completed in Beginning and Advanced Computers are here for you to view.  Take a look and see the possibilities for you when you take a computer class next year. Click Here

This is your update for the Week of April 20th

Hello Falcon Families

We hope that everyone had a fantastic Spring Break.  School will resume on Monday, April 20th at 8:00am.  Please be sure to set your alarms and get ready for school to start.

Spring and Buddy Pictures will be taking place on Thursday during PE classes.  It will be a free dress day and Twin Day this Thursday!  Dress up like twins and take buddy pictures during lunch and after-school.  Be sure you and your “twinsie” adhere to the school dress code and rules.

State testing will be April 27th- May 8th.  We will have regular school hours, please make sure that you schedule any trips or appointments around testing if possible.  Please remember that cell phones and portable electronic items must be off and put away once students come onto campus, until they are dismissed.  Our electronic use policy will be extra important during state testing due testing security.

PTSA is seeking donations of gift cards in amount of $5.00 to raffle off to students as reward their effort and attention during testing. Please send all donations to the office to Lisa Atencio.

College and career day is coming on Friday, May 15th. If you are interested or know of someone that is interested in being a speaker on that day, a form will be coming home with students on Wednesday. We are in need of 50 speakers to present to small groups of students on Career Day.  RSVP’s to speak at Career Day can be returned to 3rd period teachers or the office.

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You will receive an email with the subject line “Please confirm your request to join JMMS_FalconWeekly.”  (If you don’t receive this right away, check your spam folder.)

You MUST confirm by either:    1) Clicking on the link in the confirmation email OR 2) Replying to the confirmation email (click “reply” and send)

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Curriculum: Common Core Standards 2014-2015

Below are sites that can assist parents and students in understanding and preparing for the upcoming shift to Common Core Standards.  These links outline what is Common Core, the rationale for a National Common Core Standard, the shifts in thinking these changes will require from educators, parents, and students, and the substantially different manner in which students will be assessed in 2014-15.  The district team of Curriculum and Instruction, as well as a team of classroom teachers, has been meeting, reviewing the standards, and creating units to prepare SJUSD for this change.  As well, the team of teachers have been piloting these units in preparation for next year’s rollout of Common Core. We are excited about the change to curriculum that fosters greater analysis and critical thinking to assist our students in preparing for their future in the 21st century.

This is the link from the state in regards to our ELA standards K-12 and as well as history and science ELA literacy.

California Common Core Standard

Link with more information about assessment and what they could look like when implemented in 2014-15

The Common Core Math Standards.pdf

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