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MUSD COVID-19 Grading Policy
Retrieve Student Valuables
In an effort to help students collect any valuables left here at school, we are now setting up a appointments for May 11 through May 22nd. You will be able to retrieve your child’s belongings by appointment only in order to adhere to social distancing guidelines. You can sign up for an appointment on this link: You can pick up the belongings for multiple children during one appointment.


During your appointment time you will be able to pick up your child’s belongs at the library door, which is located in the front of the school next to the office doors. Your child’s belongings have been collected and moved to the library for your safety and convenience. When picking up your child’s belongings please remember to wear a face covering per County Guidelines.


If you are having someone other than your child or one of their legal guardians pick up the belongings, please let us know in an email with a copy of your driver’s licenses. This can be emailed to

Order Your Yearbook!!
yearbook flyer
We are still taking orders for our yearbook and will be arranging pickup options after they have been delivered to the school. 
To order, you may go to Balfour and order directly. The yearbook is $6 and the website charges a $1 transaction fee. 
If you are not able to order online, you may drop off payment in the meal line. Your payment needs to be in an envelope with your child's name as well as their teacher's name and how many yearbooks you are ordering. Exact change only, please! 
If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. McDavis at 
Thank you! 
Participate in the 2020 Census!
Census Flyer


 If you have not done so yet, please consider completing the census!

Click HERE for a link to ooen the flyer in English and HERE for a Spanish version. 

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PBIS Implementation Award
JTES has gone Platinum...again!!!
 Our Favorite color is platinum! JTES has earned Platinum level recognition from the California PBIS Coalition for the second consecutive year.
"We earned the Platinum Award for our school-wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support Program. This is the highest honor a school can earn and only 17 schools in the entire state of California earned this honor last year. Thank you for all your hard work and support."
-Dr. Snider (Principal) 
School Mission
Joshua Tree Elementary School

The mission of Joshua Tree Elementary is to provide a safe and caring community committed to inspiring all children to achieve their highest potential through academic, physical, and creative endeavors empowering them to become responsible, productive, and successful in our changing society 

Student Resources
Staff Links

Minimum Days

September 11, 2019
October 9, 2019
January 8, 2020
February 12, 2020
March 11, 2020
School Starts at 10:40 - Doors open at 10:20 for students. There will be no breakfast on minimum day.

Early Release Days

November 13, 2019
April 8, 2020
Students will be released from school two hours early to allow for parent-teacher conferences.  

New Student Information System

Morongo Unified School District has changed to a new Student Information System called Illuminate.  A portal for student access has recently opened for students to view their grades, take online assessments, and view attendance.  The Student Portal can be found at  Parents can register for access for their parent portal through an individual code. Please come into the office with picture ID to get your code. The parent portal will allow you to check in on your child's grades and view attendance. 


Home of the Owls

School Accountability Report Card
2019 School Plan for Student Achievement
Transitional Kindergarten Waiver
Transitional Kindergarten Waiver Information
Click below to view all bus routes and stops for JTES. 
You Matter! Ask for Help.

(1) National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-8255.

(2) The Crisis Text Line, which can be accessed by texting HOME

       to 741741.

(3)Police Dispatch at 760-956-5001

(4) Crisis Walk-In Center at 760-365-2233 or toll free at 855-356-6558

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