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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.



Prent Conference Week

Parent Teacher Conference Week is October 27-31, 2015.  Students in grades 1-5 will be on a minimum day schedule and will be released at 12:45.  Kindergarten students will follow their regular schedule.  

Posted by: Michelle Crowder
Published: 10/20/14

DCJESD Launches Mobile App for parents and community

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As part of our commitment to connection, the Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District has developed the Dry Creek Mobile App with our community in mind.

When you’re on the go, stay connected with school and district news, events, lunch menus, announcements, directories and more, right from your mobile device. The App also provides parents with instant access to their student's progress (through PowerSchool).


Download the app now for your smartphone or mobile device using the link below, or search for our app by name – "Dry Creek School District" – in the Apple App Store and Google Play for Android:

Posted by: Karen Cram
Published: 10/3/14

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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Parent Teacher Conference Week

Parent Teacher Conference Week is October 27-October 31, 2014.  Parents will be able to schedule conferences during the conference scheduling window, October 11-19, 2014.  You may access the schedule by clicking on the Schedule Conference tab on the right hand column of this web page.  

We will be on a minimum day schedule during Conference Week.  Students in grades 1-5 will be dismissed at 12:45.  Students in kindergarten will attend their regular schedule. 

Please contact the school office if you have any questions.

Raven Testing for Students in Grades 2-5

If you would like your 2nd - 5th grade child considered for formal identification as a GATE student in the Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District, Olive Grove is offering Raven's Progressive Matrices testing on Wednesday, October 8, 2:45 in room D4.


Please contact the school to have your child placed on the testing list for October 8.  If you would like your child placed on the test list for Saturday, October 18, please contact the district office (770-8857).  Permission letters must be completed, signed, and returned to school site prior to test date.  If testing on Saturday, October 18, please bring parent permission letter on that date.


You may click the link below to print the permission letter.  Please return this letter to the school prior to October 8th. 


Permission Letter


Raven Information



Thursday, October 2nd 

  • Board of Trustees Meeting at Creekview Ranch 7 PM

Wednesday, October 8th

  • International Walk to School Day
  • Cookie Dough Pick Up 2:45 - 6 PM in the Library.  All cookie dough must be picked up as it requires refrigeration and we do not have space to store it. Thank you!
  • Raven Testing 2:45 Room D4 - Permission slips available on the school website.

October 11th-19th

  • Schedule Parent Teacher Conferences Online - Under  the Schedule Conference link on the right hand side of the website. 

Tuesday, October 21st 

  • PTSA Meeting 7 PM

Thursday, October 23rd

  • Board of Trustees Meeting at Creekview Ranch 7 PM

Friday, October 24th 

  • Last Day of Trimester 1

October 27th-October 31st

  • Parent Teacher Conference Week






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: 10/24/14
All Day: End of 1st Trimester
3:00 PM Drama Club Practice
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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.