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Daily Student Announcemen­­ts
Friday, March 13, 2020

Minimum day today
To mark the end of the third grading period, Kimball classes today will be on a minimum day schedule. Class periods will be 35 minutes, with snack periods replacing lunch. School will be dismissed at 12:36 p.m.

Saturday’s prom postponed
Because of the Coronavirus outbreak in California and the governor’s order of banning events with more than 250 people, Kimball’s junior-senior prom on Saturday has been postponed.

PSAT 10 given Wednesday
All Kimball sophomores will be taking the PSAT 10 on campus on Wednesday.

Summer school credit recovery at West
Tracy Unified School District is offering work-at-your-own-pace credit recovery online courses at West High from June 1 to July 2. Kimball students who need to make up an F or a poor grade, should see their counselor for the application as soon as possible. Classes fill up on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Seniors must make up hours
In order to participate in any Kimball senior-only activities and events seniors cannot have any outstanding Saturday School hours. Girls, on March 28 you can earn 2-for-1 credit for your Saturday School hours if you attend the entire “Embracing the Me I am Meant To Be” day conference at Kimball. If you are interested, please come by the attendance office to get all the information.

Red Cross discusses officers’ signup
There will be a Kimball America Red Cross club meeting at 3:30 p.m., March 19, in D-7. Officer position applications will be distributed.

Jags Journal on air
This week, Jags Journal’s student staff is launching its podcast corner. Swing by to listen to an episode of "Conspiracy Theories" and "Media Scandals." Students can also read about a ban on cigarette purchases, a new ocean protection plan in California, and Disneyworld's Jungle Cruise ride sinking.

Double-check name for diplomas
Seniors, check the list posted in senior English classroom that has your legal name for diplomas as it appears in Aeries, which is the way it will be printed on the diploma. The diploma is a legal document which poses some special attention for accuracy. If there is an error on the listed name, the student is to bring a copy of their birth certificate to Ms. McKinney in the Kimball school office and indicate the change. Deadline to do so is March 20. 

Athletes in action

  • Kimball’s swimming teams host Manteca High at 3:30 p.m., today, at the campus pool.
  • The Jaguar junior varsity baseball team are at Mountain House today and at Tracy High on Saturday.
  • Kimball’s track teams will compete today in the San Joaquin County meet at Tracy High and Saturday in the Wolfpack Relays at West High.
  • The Jaguar freshman baseball team plays Mountain House High at 11 a.m., Saturday, on the campus diamond.

Delta fall class registration starts
San Joaquin Delta College registration for fall and summer classes at the Stockton and Mountain House campuses has opened. For more information, go to

Coffee with the counselors March 24
The monthly Coffee with the Counselors will be at 8:15 a.m., March 24, in the Career Center. Kimball parents are invited to have a casual morning conversation with topics such as the school’s summer school programs and spring activities.

Kpop seeks coins for virus relief
Kimball’s Kpop Club is hosting a school-wide coin drive to raise money for those affected by the 2019-2020 Coronavirus Outbreak. All proceeds will go to the charity Direct Relief, which will provide treatment to those in need. There will be donation boxes in every participating teacher’s room through Friday, and Kpop Club members will be carrying the boxes around campus. Please donate if you can.

Delta College has application workshop
San Joaquin Delta College will hold an application workshop at 2:30 p.m., on Monday and March 30, at the Mountain House Campus, Room 106.

Jaguars’ Academic Block K available
Do you have straight A’s or a 4.0 grade point average? If so, you may qualify for an Academic Block K. Applications are available on the Kimball website. Deadline to turn in your application is March 27. No late applications will be accepted.

Dance, dance, dance!
If you love dance, make friends, and show your school spirit, then try out for the Kimball dance team. Dance team clinics will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., April 1-2, in the Sports Complex (small gym). Tryouts will be at 5:30 p.m., April 3. Students with any questions can email or ask any current dance team member.

Grad night trip still has openings
Seniors, if you would still like to attend Grad Night at Magic Mountain there are still some spaces available so please make your deposit of $80 to the bookkeeper as soon as possible.

Dress code policy enforced
Students, the complete dress code policy at Kimball will be enforced as outlined on page 35 of the student handbook. Any student who would like to discuss the dress code is welcome to schedule an appointment to speak to Mr. Vega, assistant principal, during lunch or after school.

Commercial lunch deliveries banned
Any commercial lunch delivery to Kimball will be turned away. These include Door Dash, pizza, and restaurant deliveries. However, lunches delivered from family members are still acceptable. The school office is not responsible for any missing or lost items.

K bathrooms restricted
The K Building bathrooms are only open to students before and after school and at lunch. Students, check your classroom bathroom pass to see which bathroom you can use.

See something, say something
Our students at Kimball are an important part of the Jaguar family and families work together to keep each other safe.  If you see or hear something that is unsafe or just does not seem right, you can report it anonymously.  Text “TIPTPD” and your message to 274637, call (209)831-4847, or visit  Remember, if you SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING.