Principal's Weekly Message- February 16, 2024

Campus Updates & Reminders:

The annual intent to return form is now open! All families of students currently enrolled in TK-5th grades are asked to complete this form no later than Friday, March 22, 2024. This return form is imperative to assist us in planning for next year’s classes. To complete this form, log into your DJUSD Parent Portal (htttps://, log into your account, click “annual registration” on the top right corner” and fill out any section that is listed as “incomplete.”

Register here for Korematsu’s Spring '24 Girls on the Run session: Girls on the Run of Greater Sacramento 2024 Spring Program Registration | Pinwheel

Girls on the Run (GOTR) is returning for another season at Korematsu Elementary! GOTR is a program for 3rd-5th grade girls which inspires participants of all abilities to recognize their individual strengths while building a sense of connection in a team setting. We have lessons around confidence, kindness and decision-making skills all while preparing for an end of the year 5k run!

GOTR spring 24' season: March 4-May 17 (10-weeks, excluding spring break)

Practice times: Mondays 3:15-4:45pm* (3rd graders can stay w/ a coach after school until practice starts) and Wednesdays 1:45-3:15pm.

5K event: Sunday, May 19, Inderkum High School Natomas (tentative)

Cost: $185, financial assistance is available if needed. 

Cost includes: 20 lessons led by at least two trained coaches 

* Each team will meet two times each week for 90 minutes each practice

* Journal filled with activities, identity card, and goal sheets     

* Official GOTR program T-shirt and water bottle

* Entry for the Girls on the Run 5K event   

* Race bib and finisher's medal  

For more information or questions about the program, please contact GOTR liaison, Patty Hon ([email protected]). 


Yee haw! We are so excited about the auction! Our volunteer page is now up and running! Check out different ways to volunteer and donate here:

PTO Message:

Thank you to all families that contributed to the Chili lunch for staff on Valentine's Day!

Yearbooks are on sale now! You can order at and enter our school code: 718507. Yearbooks are now $30.

Don't forget to join us this upcoming week for Take Out Tuesday and our monthly PTO meeting. Links and information are below in the "important dates" section.

Important Dates:

February 19- No School

February 20- Take Out Tuesday (Panera 7:00AM to 8:00PM): In person or online using  the link:

February 21- Monthly PTO Meeting

Join at 7:00pm in the Korematsu Library or on Zoom

Zoom ID: 896-217-09322

Passcode: KPTO

February 28- Spring Pictures