Thomas Starr King Middle School

News and Announcements

VOTE FOR KING TODAY! March 1st - March 24th

Thomas Starr King MS is competing for a $25K grant to send students on field trips to enrich the curriculum, and also to enhance science, technology, and math instruction. Be sure to vote every day for our school by visiting MyScholarDollars.com starting on March 1st until March 24th and help us secure these funds! Click on Vote Now, Pick Thomas Starr King Middle School and Vote! You will be prompted to enter your first name, email and zip code.
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ESM 6th Grade Students, Parents and Teachers Attend Environmental Fair

Students presented their service learning projects at the 38th Annual L.A. Environmental Fair at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. They presented research on the big ideas of sustainability and the Los Angeles River Watershed, as well as showcased their projects which dealt with issues such as recycling, reducing waste, composting and how to save energy.
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A Special Thank You to our Students and History Teachers!! Free Dress Day Feb. 27th!

King Middle School was credited with over a 94% percent participation rate! We are the highest rated middle school and also the highest rated secondary school in all of Local District Central! Thanks to all of our students and History Teachers for the tremendous job in completing these surveys. As a show of our appreciation, we will be offering our students a free dress day for this Monday, February 27th, 2017!
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Meet Thomas Starr King's Granddaughter, Ms. Ginny King!

Our own Ms. Allison Ceasar met with Thomas Starr King's granddaughter at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Seen in the picture, from left to right, Ms. Allison Caesar, teacher, Ms. Ginny King, Thomas Starr King's granddaughter, and Albert Valdez, Director of Education at LACMA.
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New Middle School Culmination Activity and Certificate Completion Policy

The Los Angeles Unified School has adopted a new Middle School Culmination Activity and Certificate Completion policy effective starting with the class of students culminating in 2017. This policy defines the criteria for issuing a Middle School Certificate of Completion and for students to participate in the Middle School Culmination Activity. It supports student achievement and guides students in preparing for matriculation from middle school to high school. Download a copy of the entire policy on PDF by clicking on the title above.
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Important Information Regarding Items Being Dropped Off

Effective November 1st, important items being dropped off (including homework, PE clothes, binders and backpacks, lunch, projects, and/or miscellaneous school-related items) must be received at our school no later than 9:00 a.m. Additionally, students can pick up these items only if you notify them in advance.
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