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.
Click on the image below for the Bell Schedules!
Word of the Week
Strategy, n., — a well-planned action or series of actions for achieving an aim. “To win any game, an effective strategy would include following the rules, making plans, and adjusting to unforeseen circumstances." (Click HERE to access a printable version of this word.)
WE ARE NOW ON SPRING BREAK.
SCHOOL STARTS AGAIN APRIL 21, 2014.
The week after break we will be on our normal schedule:
Monday: Regular schedule.
Tuesday: Regular schedule.
Wednesday: Late Start schedule (start @ 9:30 am).
Thursday: Regular schedule.
Friday: Regular schedule.
HERE are all the bell schedules for JRMS.
In a few weeks, your child will be participating in the Spring 2014 California Assessment of Student Proficiency and Progress (CAASPP), which replaces the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program. HERE is more information.
JRMS Newsletter is now available!
Please click on one of the three links below to enjoy the current James Rutter Middle School Newsletter:
ENGLISH HMONG and SPANISH (coming soon)
CELLPHONES AT JRMS
Students are not allowed to use cell phones while on campus. Phones must be turned off before coming on campus (no silent or vibrate!) and may not be turned on until after school gets out (after the final bell). Acaletes students may not to turn their phones on during the extended day.
Any phones that are used or which ring during the school day (or the extended school day) will be confiscated. This includes phones that fall out of your pocket in class. After the second infraction of this JRMS Rule, your parents must come to school to get your phone!
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 parking area to park your car.
If you are just dropping your student off at school, please use the right lane.