PSUSD COVID - 19 Information

Keeping PSUSD families informed, connected, safe & learning!

Dear PSUSD Families,

"I hope you and your family members and friends remain healthy and safe as we continue to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. I wanted to take this opportunity to provide an update on our current status and our proposed plans moving forward given the current situation here in Riverside County and the Coachella Valley.

Our county recently moved from the purple to red tier established by the state, which means that some of our businesses have been able to partially open. This is great news. According to the guidelines set forth by the state and county, schools are able to reopen with a limited number of students on campus once we remain in the red tier for two weeks. While that would mean we could conceivably open next week if county numbers are maintained or decrease in numbers of cases and positivity rates, there are other factors we need to consider as we continue our plans to bring students back to school. One of those considerations is the fact that our positivity rate here in the Coachella Valley is substantially higher than the rest of Riverside County. The state has also established an equity requirement that larger counties such as ours meet specific positivity rates in the areas where their hardest-hit populations of poor, Black, Latinos and Pacific Islanders reside. Add to that the forecast for a spike in cases in combination with flu cases in late fall. And there are many logistical pieces that need to be thoroughly in place as we begin to bring staff and students back to their campuses. Erring on the side of caution and health predictions, our administration proposed to the Board of Education last week that we continue planning for a gradual move toward a hybrid program. The board gave us direction to move toward bringing back students at up to 50 percent capacity in a combination in-person and distance learning program after winter break at the beginning of January. In the next two board meetings we will be bringing these proposals forward for discussion/action." (Please read full article below or at www.psusd.us) - Dr. Lyon, Superintendent of Schools


Distance Learning Sign Up Under Way - Due September 30

Board Meeting Agenda September 22, 2020

PSUSD Fall Meal Schedule

Thought Exchange Survey 9/3/20

September Technology Depot 9/1/20

Hot Spots for Students with No Internet

Nutrition Services - New Meal Plan & Distribution 7/30/20

August Technology Depot Schedule 7/30/20

PSUSD Distance Learning Schedules Fall 2020

Think Together After School Care Program Flyer - 7/28/20

PSUSD releases summary of Thought Exchange Survey Results 7/21/20

New School Year Begins Aug. 5

District Re-opening Town Hall Meetings

Superintendent's Corner 6/2/20

Summer Learning Opportunities for students TK - 5 5/29/20

PSUSD Tech Depot Schedule for June

Coachella Valley Public High Schools to Hold Drive-Up Celebrations for Grads 5/22/20

Pandemic EBT 5/18/20

PSUSD Distance Learning and Community Health Family Survey 5/18/20

Superintendent's Corner: Looking at Remainder of 2019-20 School Year

PSUSD Technology Depot Schedule 4/29/20

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) Update from PSUSD 4/22/20

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) Update from RCOE 4/21/20

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) Update from PSUSD 4/20/20

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) Update from Riverside County Public Health 4/17/20

COVID 19 - (Corona Virus) Update from PSUSD 4/8/20

COVID 19 - (Corona Virus) Update from PSUSD 4/5/20

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) Update from PSUSD 4/2/20

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) update from PSUSD 4/1/20

County Health Order to Extend Physical School Closures Through End of School Year

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) Update from PSUSD regarding Spring Break Meal Service

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) Update from PSUSD 3/26/20

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) Meal Service Update from PSUSD on 3/26/20

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) Update from PSUSD 3/20/20

COVID - 19 (Corona Virus) Update from PSUSD 3/19/20

COVID 19 (Corona Virus) Update from PSUSD 3/18/20

Planning for Return of Students to School Campuses
Planificación para el Retorno de los Estudiantes a los Campus Escolares
Distance Learning 101- Parent Workshop Video Recordings

Learn about how you can support your child during Distance Learning. Visit bit.ly/familycenteryoutube to view video tutorials in both English and Spanish.

Think Together After School Care

Think Together partners with schools to provide students with academic support and life skills. Due to guidelines around COVID-19 our program will be operating in a distance learning platform and hours will vary by student needs.

Community Resources

See here for contact information and schedules for local agencies providing food, health care and financial support.

Student Meal Schedule

Free meals are provided for children 18 years and younger.

Mental Health Resources

Information regarding mental health tips and services for students during this difficult time.

Family Center Services Fall 2020

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.

Enrichment Activities

Here are some online resources to help you and your family continue learning and having fun while at home.

PSUSD Technology Guides for PSUSD Parents

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.

For chromebook & hotspot support, contact:

Grades TK-5 email: ESHelp@psusd.us

Grades 6th-8th email: MSHelp@psusd.us

Grades 9th-12th email: HSHelp@psusd.us


For technology replacement, visit a "Tech Depot."

Stay connected to PSUSD!

We care about the health and safety of you and your family. Please take care and stay connected to PSUSD for important information and resources available.

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