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John Muir Elementary School

John Muir's very own Mrs. Yerke was a featured musician during a recent Community Music Monday event.

Homemade ice cream - why yes please!

Mr. Carpenter was recently "silly-stringed" as a part of the JM Fall Fundraiser.

PHS student McKenzie helped with the 2nd grade Thanksgiving Feast - turkey hat and all!  

Not only were teachers "silly-stringed" as part of the Fall Fundraiser, but so was Principal Garrigan!


Winter Break - December 23 through January 1

The Portage Community School District schools will be closed December 23, 2019 through January 1, 2020 for Winter Break.  Classes will resume on January 2nd.read more on Winter Break - December 23 through January 1

Book Fair

Check out the Scholastic Book Fair on December 13th.read more on Book Fair

Winter Extravaganza

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John Muir Elementary School Winter Program

Please join us for the John Muir Elementary School Winter Program on December 13th beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the John Muir gymnasium.read more on John Muir Elementary School Winter Program

Bundle up!

Please remember to send cold weather clothing to school with your children.  Elementary school students have an outdoor recess nearly everyday so they will need winter coats, snow pants,...read more on Bundle up!

Upcoming Events

13 Dec

Winter Concert

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

PTC Bake Sale

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

18 Dec

PTC meets in LMC

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

23 Dec

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31 Dec

7 Jan

Spelling Bee

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

10 Jan

Spelling Bee snow date

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Welcome to John Muir Elementary School!

John Muir Elementary School is located on the District's main campus.  We are a second through fifth grade school with an enrollment of 332 students.  Jennifer Garrigan is our Principal, and Criss Shaben is the Dean of Students.   At John Muir School, we have adopted the "Choose Love" program as the basis of our positive behavior interventions. We invite you to extend this program and work with your children on embracing and practicing the...

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