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Character Word of the Month!


Treat others as you want to be treated. Show respect to yourself, your classmates, your teachers, and your school!


Thought to Ponder:

You have to give respect to get respect!

School-Wide Calendar

Today: 2/10/16
9:00 AM Lunchtime Activity!
10:00 AM College Day! Wear anything college related.
6:00 PM ESL Class for Parents / Guardians

Daily Student Bulletin


Roadrunner News

The current edition of the JRMS newsletter is available! Click on the link below.

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Parents and Guardians, Learn English for Free!!

Free ESL classes for parents and guardians – adults - using the famous Rosetta Stone computer program. Every Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Hours are flexible, parents can leave ...more

Download Viewers

Sometimes you must download documents from our website that are formatted for Word, PowerPoint, or Excel. If you do not have these programs installed on your computer, you can download programs for free that will allow you to view these files. Click the link below to download these free viewers.

Click HERE.


Some files on our webpages require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader.  This program is free for downloading, but you probably already have it installed on your computer.  This program opens .pdf files, but only to view -- you cannot edit them.  Click on the graphic to go to the Adobe download center.

Celebrate Black History Month!



February is Black History Month! 


Learn about the many contributions made to our country and the world by African Americans. Visit the library and checkout our Black History Month Display. Check out a book and get informed. 


Also, click on the websites below to learn more!

TIME for Kids Celebrates Black History Month

African American History Month by the Library of Congress

Black History Month from The History Channel



Congratulations, JRMS!

"At-Risk Program at James Rutter Middle School Awarded $2,000 Grant from Winn Foundation"

"ELK GROVE, Calif. – February 3, 2016 – James Rutter Middle School (JRMS) was recently awarded a $2,000 grant from the Winn Foundation to support Rutter’s Teen Leaders program, which is an eighth-grade intervention class for students at risk of academic failure.

This grant will support a year-end event that celebrates the Teen Leaders and their ability to overcome barriers, turn around their academic progress, and get on track to successfully complete their 8th grade year."


To find out more about this exciting news, click HERE!

Teen Intervene!

Do you know a student who struggles with smoking, drugs, or alcohol?  Click below for more information about help.


Free Youth Anger Management Classes!

Anger is a natural and healthy emotion, but learning to manage it can be tough. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn how with this FREE 8-week series. Click below for more information.

Free Event! College: Making It Happen!

Want to go to college? Don't miss out on attending this workshop on Saturday, April 2nd!

It's free! It's informative! It's for YOU!

Click below for more information. Click HERE to register.


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Join us on

Wednesday, April 13

starting at 4:00 pm for our 50th Birthday Bash!

Click below for your invitation!



JRMS School Vision

James Rutter Middle School students and staff are respectful, responsible, and resilient.  Our school celebrates creativity and diverse cultures and stakeholders are invested and take pride in our community.  At JRMS, students are cared for, feel safe, and have a desire to attend.  We continually work towards achieving excellence and we have a collaborative, motivating, and engaging environment dedicated to the success of all students.

How to enter our parking lot

Please refer to the picture of our parking lot entrance below. Our parking lot entrance has two lanes. ONLY the right lane is for dropping off students. The left lane is for proceeding to the ...more