With the economy in the tank, we have had to endure school closures to consolidate resources and save money. With the start of the school year on August 26th, two middle schools are being combined into one. Students who would have attended Mountain Shadows Middle School will be attending a school with a different name and mascot. And so will the students whose school didn't close.
In order to be fair to all kids involved, the district re-named the school that will remain open. With this change, ALL middle school students will be attending a school with a NEW name and a NEW mascot.
Creekside Middle School has become Lawrence E. Jones Middle School, named after a school resource police officer. Mr. Jones served for 27 years with the Rohnert Park Police Force while mentoring a generation of children. Always smiling, Jones earned the moniker "Officer Friendly".
Goodbye Mountain Shadows. Goodbye Creekside. Hello Lawrence E. Jones Middle School.