Margaret Keating Elementary

"Equipping Students for Success"

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  • Good afternoon,

    We are making some changes to our video conferencing tool, Zoom, in order to provide an even higher level of security for our students and staff. Effective tomorrow, Friday, September 18, all students will need to authenticate to their DNCOE Zoom account using the Single Sign-On (SSO) option with their District-provided @mydnschools.org email address. When your students attempt to join their Zoom classes they may now be prompted to log in - make sure they type in "DNCOE" for the domain, then they'll be directed to authenticate using their existing student email address and password.

    As always our IT Department is here to help. Should you experience any issues please call our Family Support Hotline at 707-464-7005. We are still experiencing very high call volumes, so if we don't answer immediately please leave a clear message on how to reach you, and we'll get back to you just as soon as possible. That support number again, 707-464-7005.

    Thank you so much for your support and understanding as we continue to ensure the best and most secure experience is being provided for your students.
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  • MK Back to School Night @ 5:30 Tonight
    Please click the link below to join the webinar:
    https://dncoe.zoom.us/j/98132648808
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  • We are planning on opening school tomorrow, calmer winds, and shifting weather patterns may move the fire away from Gasquet as well as reduce smoke and particles in Del Norte. If there is any change in school opening tomorrow, we will send an all call, post on our website, and on our additional communication channels.

    Any students that are displaced and unable to attend school tomorrow, their absence will be excused.

    Mountain Elementary School will remain closed, students at Moutain school that are not displaced can still do school work through Seesaw, Google Classroom, and email.
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  • Warmest greetings Margaret Keating School community,

    Welcome to our 2019/2020 school year! It is impossible to begin this letter without remembering the beginning of last school year. Specifically the feelings of excitement, nervousness, and commitment I began with. Returning, I am happy to report more excitement and commitment with much fewer nerves, and renewed determination. It has only been an honor to serve the Klamath community, and I look forward to another year being your school’s principal. I also want to take this opportunity to offer deep appreciation for the time and attention given to your child's academic success, and hope each year our community’s focus and commitment to academics deepens.

    We are continuing with Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports or PBIS at Margaret Keating School this year. PBIS and Margaret Keating promote students and staff to work on the traits of safety, respect and responsibility. It is our hope that every individual connected to MKS implements these traits throughout the school year, and beyond. There are PBIS posters throughout the hall as reminders to our students and a PBIS board outside the office. Be sure to check them out when you visit. Be safe, be respectful and be responsible. 

    For parents and students to stay informed about all things MKS we will be beginning the school year much like last year. Our wonderful secretary Nancy Bessette will continue to send needed school updates and bulletins home, as well as use our other new communication features. If you need any school  information feel free to email her at nbessettee@dnusd.org or call her here at school: 707.464.0340. 

    The daily start time at Margaret Keating will continue to begin at 8:15 AM and conclude at 2:30 PM. The school is still serving breakfast at 7:25 am until 8:10 am. Our first day of school is Monday, August 26th and will be a full day for students. Please contact Ms. Nancy if you have any questions about the bus schedule, or stop by the office.

    If you have any questions for me or need to make an appointment to see me please contact our office at (707) 464-0340 or email me at kstremberg@dnusd.org

    As a reminder when reporting student absences, please contact the office as soon as possible as an absence occurs. You may telephone, email, or write a note. On behalf of the Margaret Keating  School staff, welcome to the 2019/2020 school year! We are excited about all of the positive offerings this year will hold for your students!

    Sincerely,

    Kristian Stremberg

     
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