Crusader Week at a Glance for the Week of May 23, 2016

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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

May 30- No School, Memorial Day Holiday

Upcoming Events for June

May 26th- 8th Grade Awards of Excellence Program beginning at 8:00 am

May 27th- 7th Grade Awards of Excellence Program beginning at 7:45 am

6th Grade Awards of Excellence Program beginning at 9:15 am

June 1-Movie Day at Valley Plaza for 8th Graders!  Five graduation wristbands will be handed out in the afternoon today before dismissal.  Every human being (even babies and children) will need a wristband to enter the field to watch our graduation program.

June 2- Graduation Ceremonies begin at 8:30 am.  Gates open at 8:00 am.  Graduates should report to school at 7:00 am this morning- report to the Cafeteria to check in.

June 3- Last day for teachers

June 9- JCMS Office Closed for regular school year

Have a wonderful summer!  See you August 17th for the first day of school!










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.