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Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District is taking an eco-friendly green approach to inform you of non-district sponsored sports, clubs, or community events by saving paper and precious time in the classroom.

Flyers available for viewing are posted under Parent Resources, Flyers/Community Events, on the District website. 

Click here to view flyers.

Renaissance Home Connect


Renaissance Home Connect Provides parents with a snapshot of their child's reading progress, including average percent correct on quizzes, number of  points earned, and results on the last quiz. To log in to Renaissance Home Connect, use your child's log-in and password that they use to access Accelerated Reader at school.



Winter Break

Winter Break is December 21-January 5.  Students return to school on January 6. 2015.  Enjoy your holiday with friends and family.

Posted by: Michelle Crowder
Published: 12/1/14



Students return to school on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

2015-16 Intra-District Transfer Window to Open January 12, 2015

Students who reside permanently within the boundaries of the Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District may request enrollment at a school other than their school of residency by applying for an Intra-District Transfer . Applications for an Intra-District transfer are granted based on space availability at the requested school.

The Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District only accepts applications for Intra-District transfers during the Open Enrollment period:  Monday, January 12, 2015 through February 27, 2015.

Please Note:

  • Students initially enrolling in the GATE Academy program at a site which is not their school of residency must apply for an Intra-District transfer.
  • Students attending school on an Intra-district transfer are not eligible for District transportation. Transportation to and from the school of choice is the responsibility of the parent.

Completed applications MUST be returned to the District Office. Applications may be hand delivered, sent via US mail, scanned and sent via email, or faxed.

We anticipate that applicants will be notified of their application status by May 31, 2015.  Information regarding for Intra-District transfer process can be found HERE.

Teacher of the Year

Olive Grove's Karen Motley is the Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District Teacher of the Year.


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Back Row:  Brad Tooker, Superintendent; Andy Giannini, Principal; Bob Motley; Jim Ferguson, Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services.

Front Row: Lynn Barbaria, Director of Special Education; Karen Motley; Evonne Rogers, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services. 

Mrs. Emmerich's class using Chromebooks to conduct research about the Middle Ages.

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December 1, 2014


  • Students Return to School

December 5, 2014

  • PTSA Winter Dance and Auction:  This is a family event.  Students must be accompanied by a parent. 

December 11, 2014

  • Board of Trustees Meeting 7 PM Creekview Ranch

December 12, 2014

  • Antelope High School Band Performance at Olive Grove 9 AM - MP Room

December 15, 2014

  • Student of the Month Assembly - Kindergarten 11 AM

December 16, 2014

  • PTSA Meeting 7 PM - Library

December 18, 2014

  • Talent Show Auditions 2:45-4:00 PM MP Room
  • School Site Council 3:15-4:15

December 19, 2014

  • Student of the Month Assembly Grades 1-5 + Mrs. Wall - 1:45 PM MP Room
  • Progress Reports Go Home - Please sign and return to your child's teacher

December 22 - January 5, 2014

  • Winter Break

January 6, 2015

  • Students Return to School

January 9, 2015

  • Coffee with the Principal 9 AM





PowerSchool Parent Single Sign On

Welcome to PowerSchool Parent Single Sign On. The Parent Single Sign On feature allows parents to access multiple student accounts with a single login. It also allows each parent or guardian to have their own account if desired. In addition this feature allows parents to use the PowerSchool Parent Mobile App to view their student accounts.

If you have reviewed the documents above and still have questions, please contact your school office for assistance.

Today: 12/21/14
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Transitional Kindergarten


  • Success for your child
  • Teachers who inspire
  • Innovative program

Give your child THE BEST advantage! To find out more, call us at (916) 770-8855. To be eligible to start school August 2014 *Child must turn 5 years old between July 1, 2014 and December 2, 2014.