Samuel Jackman Middle School will be a place where every student and every adult is valued and respected and where all students are actively engaged in a rigorous, well-rounded, academic and educational experience. SJMS will be a school in which collaboration motivates students and maintains high standards of expectation, challenging all students to reach their greatest academic and social potential. SJMS will provide a high quality, technologically-advanced educational experience for all students.
Open enrollment lottery process approved for five schools
For the 2014-2015 school year, the Elk Grove Unified School District offered open enrollment at seven middle schools: Harriet Eddy, Edward ...more
Mark your calendars now for March 6. SJMS will hold our 4th Family Reading Night in the library. This fun event is for the entire family. Come share the evening as a family with activites centered around reading. Everything is free. Come listen to students read poetry, make bookmarks, participate in a "Catching Fire" trivia game, enjoy African American literature, and more. Chris Davis, youth services librarian from Valley High North Laguna, will be there to tell you about what the public library has to offer. Everyone who attends will leave with a free book. You will also enjoy free refreshments, and entered in a free raffle to win several prizes. The grand prize is a family 4 pack to see a RiverCats game. Hope to see you there.
In June of 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law one of the most significant changes to the way California’s school districts are funded. This new system – the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) – changes the way the State...
Valley High Region Common Core Parent Meetings/Entrenamiento para Padres acerca de Centro Común
Common Core Parent University Valley Regional Families are invited to a workshop about “Getting to Know the Common Core State Standards.” At this meeting curriculum experts will address parent questions such as: How might Common Core i...
Getting to the Core of the Matter The Elk Grove Unified School District is committed to ensuring that our staff, parents and students understand the changes taking place with the Common Core State Standards. To further these efforts, the District ...
COMMON CORE PARENT NIGHTS
Parents interested in learning more about the Common Core State Standards are invited to attend the following Common Core State Standards informational nights. At these events, Elk Grove Unified’s curriculum experts will be on hand to provide information, offer training and answer questions. We hope to see you there!
January 22nd – Introduction to the Common Core State Standards
What are the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts/Literacy and Mathematics?
How will the Standards better prepare students for today and tomorrow?
February 26th – Getting to Know the Common Core State Standards
How might Common Core instruction look different from when I was in school?
How do Common Core State Standards impact me as a parent?
March 26th – Repeat session of February 26th
April 23rd – Supporting Students through the CCSS Transition
How will students show what they have learned?
How can I support my child at home?
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm Location: EGUSD Board Room 9510 Elk Grove-Florin Road
For more information, please contact Curriculum/Professional Learning at (916) 686-7757, or email Renee Hammond, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND