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 George Kelly Elementary School
Home of the American Eagles! 
535 Mabel Josephine Dr., Tracy, CA 95377 
209.830.3390 - Main Office
209.830.3391 - FAX


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  • THANK YOU TO OUR PTO! They were very busy last year - here are a few great things they did last year:
    • Raised $34,332.55
      • From the funds raised the teacher earned $16,169.85 from fundraisers like the Fireworks booth, Fall Festival, and Holiday Shoppe
      • Art Docents received $1,315.72
    • Donated the sound system for the MPR
    • From box tops donations we were able to repair instruments for our Music Department
    • Currently, PTO is working on fixing our Marquee



  • Music Department - Choir practice every Wednesday 3-3:30PM in Room 42
  • Staff Parking Lot
    • New signs have been posted in our staff parking lot. The staff parking lot is ONLY for staff and requires a permit to park in this area. Any vehicle parked in this area without a permit will be cited or towed by city officials. To ensure safety, our parking lot is monitored by the Tracy Police Department.
  • Parents please DO NOT use the parking lot as a drop off or pick up area! It is not safe for the children.
  • Attendance is IMPORTANT!
    • Teachers cannot teach students who are not in school. There is strong evidence that shows regular attendance can result in significant improvements in test scores.
    • Each month, our school goal is 98% attendance.
  • Closed Campus
    • All visitors must sign in at the office and wear a visitor's sticker.  We are a closed campus for the safety of all our students.

 Spirit Winners

Congratulations to
Mrs. Olson's 
3rd grade class
for the most spirit on
Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 


  • By this time, you have most likely received an informational letter regarding our upcoming text message feature for school announcements.  On Friday, December 9, we will activate this feature.  If your cellphone numbers are current and updated in your child’s school records, you will receive a text message from 67587.  Please reply Y or yes to opt in and start receiving text message announcements from your child’s school.
    Please visit our website under the Technology Department for additional information on School Messenger and Frequently Asked Questions regarding the text messaging feature.  Thank you.”


  • George Kelly’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) class is looking for Legos, Lincoln Logs, Connectx, etc.  Any type of building toys that your children have outgrown, too many pieces are missing, etc. When you are cleaning out your children’s toys please donate any of these types of toys to our STEM class. We do not need sets, pieces are perfect!  Thank you for your support.
  • Parents and Students -  you can now follow gkeleadership on instagram for all the latest news, dates, spirit weeks, and activities.  It's one more way parents and students can stay informed.
  • User name:  gkeleadership
     At school CASH orders will start January 3, 2017.  Hard cover $30, Soft cover $25
  • Kindergarten Registration for 17-18 - information will be coming in late February or early March
  • Jan. 11 - PTO Meeting - 6:30pm - Library
  • Jan. 16 - No School - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Jan. 21 - GATE testing
  • Jan. 23 - Kelly's Parent Korner - 1:00 - 1:45pm - Library
  • Jan. 24 - 8th grade Parent Promotion Meeting - 5:30pm - MPR
  • Jan. 26 and Jan. 27- Alice in Wonderland Performance - 6:00pm - MPR

  • Jan. 27 - No school - Teacher In-Service day
  • Jan. 31 - Feb.8  - Our All for Books coin drive will begin on Monday January 31 and run until Wednesday, February 8. We will be collecting change only.
  • Feb. 10 - Minimum Day - End of Trimester -
  • Minimum Days
    AM Kinder: 7:50 – 10:15
    PM Kinder: 10:15 – 12:40
    1st – 3rd: 8:20 – 12:26
    4th – 8th: 8:20 – 12:40
  • Feb. 10 - Movie Night - Trolls - more info to come soon
  • Feb. 13 - No school - Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
  • Feb. 16 - 24 - Book Fair in Library
  • Feb. 20 - No school - President's Day
  • Feb. 24 - Report Cards go home
  • Mar. 9 - 10 - Spring Pictures - more info coming soon
  • Mondays are Kelly's day to celebrate going beyond high school. Join our celebration by wearing college gear, military wear, or other opportunities beyond high school.
  • Fridays are Kelly's spirit days.Wear red, white, and blue to show your school spirit. The class with the most spirit gets their picture taken with the banner and gets to eat outside on Monday.


Dear George Kelly Families,
Happy New Years and Best Wishes for 2017! 
The start of the new year has been wonderful with new beginnings at George Kelly School.  The girls basketball season is underway and the boys basketball program will start soon! Please keep your eyes and ears open and come support our girls and boys at their games.
I encourage all parents and students in 4th-8th grade to keep track of their academic progress on Aeries. Our George Kelly teachers work very hard to keep grades updated so that parents can help support and monitor their children. Please feel free to email your child’s teacher (s), should you have questions or concerns. If you should need the website set up information or your child’s student ID number, a parent will need to come into the office.  Daily communication of progress, grades, and assignments is key to a child's overall academic success for the school year.
Students received progress reports before leaving on winter break marking the half way point of the 2nd trimester. Students this year have been working hard on their academic achievements. All their hard work will show through when we hold the California state testing for 3rd-8th graders starting next month.  All testing will be done on computers which is why it is crucial for students to be practicing their keyboarding skills. Parents encouraging your child to practice their keyboarding skills will benefit them greatly!
Dr. Jeanine Wilson

 Assistant Principal Message

Dear George Kelly Families,
Due to the increase of traffic during the dismissal hours we have set these procedures to ensure the safety of our students and staff. When picking up children at dismissal times, please remember the following:
1.)    Vehicles are only allowed to park along the curb or in the driveway 10 minutes before release time. For example, Monday students are released at 1:15pm, so vehicles will be allowed to wait along the curb or in the drive way starting at 1:05pm, but not before.
2.)    Pull ALL the way forward when coming through the pick-up line. We are trying to move as many cars through as quickly as possible to keep traffic flowing.
3.)    When exiting the driveway, turning right helps the flow of traffic. If you turn right exiting the driveway, and then left at the next available street, Carol Ann Drive, you will do a loop and end up back on Golden Leaf Lane. By taking this route YOU will help the flow of traffic and avoid possible accidents.
4.)    Obey the rules of the road…we have requested an increase in Tracy Police Department’s presence. It is illegal to do a U-Turn over a double yellow line, crossing without using the crosswalk (jaywalking), as well as pulling alongside of a parked vehicle to have a child enter into a vehicle. These are all illegal and major safety hazards.
5.)    Parents please wait on either side of the caution tape. Students are not allowed to run around and play on the front concrete area, or the grass area by the bike rack.
6.)    If you would like to help keep our dismissals safe, please sign up for our “Afternoon Angels,” to help make sure our students, staff, and parents are safe. Please see Mrs. Rocio in our office to add your name to our list. I would personally like to thank ALL of the “Afternoon Angels” who have volunteered so far-we appreciate your presence.
We appreciate and thank you in advance for following our dismissal procedures. This will help keep everyone safe at George Kelly School.
Ms. Mary Petty
Assistant Principal