Crusader Week at a Glance for the Week of November 9, 2015

Project Lead the Way 2014- 2015

Project Lead the Way 2014- 2015

James Curran Middle School

Home of the Crusaders

Jason P. Brannen, Principal

Our Curran Crusader motto for the year is- It’s a Magical Year!


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Our Crusader Goals for this year: 

1.  80% correct on each assessment this year

2.  4 to 1 Positive Interaction Ratio

3.  96% Attendance Rate (no more than 7 absences for the year)

4. Professional Learning Communities collaborating with weekly TEAM meetings during our Wednesday, Bank Day Schedule

Upcoming Events:

Nov. 11th- Veteran’s Day Parade/No School Today

Nov. 12th- Young People’s Concert (6th Graders Only)

Week of Nov. 16th- 7th and 8th Graders History Benchmarks this week

Week of Nov. 23rd- Thanksgiving Recess- No School This Week

Dec. 12th- NOR Christmas Parade

Week of Dec. 14th- All students English/Reading and Math Benchmarks this week

Dec. 21st- Jan. 3rd- Winter Break

Perfect Attendance for November and December will be a Family Movie Night!  All students that have perfect attendance, including no tardies to class, will receive an invitation to our Holiday Family Movie Night in December during the week of December 14th- right before we go home for the Winter Break.

The week before Thanksgiving Recess all 7th and 8th grade students will be taking a History Social Science Benchmark- please make sure that your students are here to school each and every day that week!

The week before Winter Break all students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade students will be taking their English/Reading and Math Benchmarks- please make sure that your children are here to school each and every day that week.

Work Hard= Play Hard…we will have several fun events during the months of November and December so that our students and Staff are having fun while focusing on learning!

November Fun- Student of the Month Luncheon, & Veteran’s Day Parade

December Fun- Student of the Month Luncheon, Advisory Class Holiday Door Decorating, Class Parties,  Advisory Christmas Cards, Winter Concert and Christmas Parade







Curran Middle School

1116 Lymric Way
Bakersfield, CA 93309

Jason P. Brannen

Pattie Minor
Curriculum Director

Sara Williams
Dean of Students

Ed Tameny
Campus Supervisor

Debra Dillard
Teacher Intervention Specialist, Tier 2 Academic

Leah Anthony
Teacher Intervention Specialist, Tier 2 Academic

David Feliscian
Behavior Intervention Specialist, Tier 2

Amy Hampton
Teacher Intervention Specialist, Tier 3 Behavior

Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.