Dear Students and Parents:
Welcome to Jean Farb Middle School! If you are looking for a small neighborhood middle school with a culture of college readiness for all students come to Farb Middle School; an AVID National Demonstration School! Why not bring your whole family and take a tour of our campus. Principal Courtney Rizzo would be honored to meet you and your family and tell you about the exciting programs we have to offer! Safety and high academic achievement are our first priorities. Teachers and staff provide a family atmosphere where everyone belongs and individual strengths are challenged.

  • Welcome Class of 2019 - 8th grade Articulation

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    Click on the link above to learn about High School Requirements.
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    Here is this week's Sunday Update: 
    This coming week is Teacher and Staff Appreciation so take a moment to thank a teacher or another staff member for all they do for Farb and Farb students.  PTSA will be providing special treats each morning for all staff. They are asking that parents donate a special dessert for Friday.  Items can be brought to the main office anytime Thursday or Friday between 8:00am and noon.  On Monday a packet will be coming home with 8th grade students about Serra High School's Q Camp they are hosting this summer for all incoming9th graders.  Please return all paperwork if you would like your students to attend.  On Tuesday I will  hosting a parent meeting for any 8th grader who is currently ineligible to participate in promotion.  Letters were mailed Thursday and sent home with students on Friday.  The meeting will begin at 8:30 am in the library.  On Wednesday and Friday the school counselor will be presenting suicide awareness presentations to all 7th and 8th grade students through English classes.  A letter was sent home last week, please return if you do not want your child to participate.  On Thursday the 6th graders will be attending an Anti-bullying Assembly presented by Kaiser.  Finally, on Friday we will have Advisory Awards to honor students from the last progress report.   We will also have the annual 8th grade panoramic picture.  flyers will be coming home this week if you would like to purchase a copy.
    This is a mid-week update....This Friday we will be having panaramic pictures for all grade levels.  Flyers went home with all students this week.  If you would like to purchase a picture, please return money with the flyer on Friday.  This Saturday is our next AVID Academy and Saturday School.  If you would like your student to attend please have them sign up in the attendance office. Students must arrive by 8 am and parents may pick them back up at 12:00 noon.  Finally, PTSA is asking parents to donate a dessert for the Farb staff on Friday.  Parents or students can drop off their donation Thursday or Friday between 8 am and 12 noon.

     Thank you!
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  • Welcome Farb Students and Parents

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  • Collaborative Learning Builds Deeper Understanding

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    Here at Farb we attempt to use collaborative learning as often as possible. Attached is a you tube video to learn what collaborative learning is and how it benefits your child.
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  • Does your child have homework?

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    If you have questions email me--- Mr Schweikert at
    Mr. Hess is available M-W 4-5 after school if your child needs assistance with homework or the use of the internet to be successful.  There is a late bus available.
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