PSUSD COVID - 19 Information
Keeping PSUSD families informed, connected, safe & learning!
Dear PSUSD Families,
"What I can tell you is that we are launching the 2020-21 school year on Aug. 5 as scheduled. We are presenting a phased-in approach proposal to our Board of Education on Tuesday evening, July 7. The proposal is to launch the year with all students in distance learning until the Labor Day holiday as we phase in our hybrid approach, moving, at some point when health conditions allow, to a modified traditional setting. Our rationale for this proposal is based on the current status of COVID-19 here in Riverside County. When we begin the hybrid model, approximately 50 percent of the students will be on campus for some of the week and on distance learning the remainder of the time. The intent of a hybrid model is to give students in-person on campus instruction while being able to maintain social distancing and minimize physical interaction risks when students are physical on school grounds. The particulars of the hybrid approach will be communicated after our Board gives input and takes action on Tuesday." - Dr. Sandra Lyon, PSUSD Superintendent (Please read full article below or at www.psusd.us)
Over the summer, students (grades TK-5) will be able to continue their Distance Learning with a fun computer-based program that focuses on developing reading and math skills.
Over the summer, students grades 6-8 will be able to continue their Distance Learning with a fun computer-based program that focuses on developing math skills. Students participating will also be entered in random prize drawings.
See here for contact information and schedules for local agencies providing food, health care and financial support.
Information regarding mental health tips and services for students during this difficult time.
We know that every family has different needs at this time and the Family Center wants to know what we can do to help. Despite the distance, we are here for you and want to continue providing support and resources.
Here are some online resources to help you and your family continue learning and having fun while at home.
The tools that teachers will be using will vary by classroom and school sites so please find out from your child's teacher about what technology tools your child should be utilizing for instruction.
SEL Resources during COVID-19 (CASEL)
Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic (Common Sense Media)
Reducing Student Anxiety During Difficult Times (Common Sense Education)
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus (Child Mind Institute)
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