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Districtwide Information for the Week of 3/8

South Bay Picture Retakes

If you missed picture day in the fall now is your chance. On-campus students will take photos while in school. Distance learners & Independent Studies students can come at the following times: 7th & 8th Grade 9:30-10:30 4-6th Grade 10:45-12:15 in the South Bay library.
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Pine Hill Picture Retakes - Friday, 3/12

If your student missed out on pictures in January they can have their pictures taken this Friday. Distance Learning students can come to campus from 9:00-10:45 and 11:15-12:00 for pictures. No appointment is necessary. On-campus students will have their pictures taken while they're at school.

To order pictures visit and enter picture ID code: EVT44Q8QF

Please contact the Pine Hill office if you have any questions.

Time Change - Spring Forward!

Sunday, March 14 is the first day of Daylight Savings Time. Our mobile devices will adjust automatically but make sure to move your other clocks and the time on your appliances forward one hour. More light in the evening!

Important Upcoming March Dates:

3/11- Board Meeting, South Bay Picture Day Retakes

3/12 - Last day of 2nd Trimester, Pine Hill Picture Day Retakes

314 - Time Change - Move your clocks forward an hour!

3/15 - 3rd Trimester starts

3/24 - Pine Hill Virtual Family Music Night

Pine Hill Family Music Night

Pine Hill's Virtual Family Music Night will be on March 24. Music Teacher Mr. Allison has a fun evening planned, including musical performances from local talents Les Glen and Lyndsey Battle. Pine Hill Music t-shirts have been purchased for all students, and we hope they will be distributed in time to be worn during the event. It should be a fun event for all, and we hope you will be able to make it!

More details, including the Zoom link, will be included in future newsletters.

Healthy Kids Survey consent forms

All 4-6th grade South Bay families were sent a consent form (along with their midterm report) that would allow their students to complete the CA Healthy Kids Survey, please sign and complete ASAP. 7th & 8th grade forms are an Opt-Out form, only sign and return if you do not want them to participate. Thank you

Free training on Attachment Based Parenting

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Please remember all students that come on campus must be screened at home using the Qualtrics daily screening. This is emailed to the student email accounts daily. There is an option to add a parent cell phone number to receive a morning text with the survey. The questions have been updated so please read through them carefully before replying.

One of the new questions on the survey asks about non-essential travel. If your child has traveled more than 120 miles from home within the last 14 days on non-essential travel, we ask that they stay home and quarantine prior to coming back onto campus. If marked "yes" the survey will direct you to contact the site principal to determine a return to campus date. Thank you so much for ensuring student safety as we return to on-campus learning.

If you have any questions please contact Mr. Grimmett at 707-273-2113 at Pine Hill, or Mrs. Becksted at 707-296-8776 at South Bay. Thank you.

PTSA needs YOU!

We are currently looking for new PTSA leadership, as the current leadership team has completed their 2 year commitment. If you are interested in being a part of PTSA please contact Tim Grimmett or Heather Becksted and we'd be happy to give you more information.

Site Council Openings

There are openings on South Bay's two Site Councils. South Bay meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, and South Bay Charter meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday of the month. The commitment is about an hour a month.

Help each school develop plans to improve the educational experience for all of our students. Contact Heather Becksted (South Bay) for more information.

Food Distribution Fridays

Pine Hill/South Bay will be providing food for students of SBUSD families 18 years and under. Pick up for all students during distance learning will be at South Bay School from 11:00-1:00 on Friday only. Pick up has moved to the front office. Students that will be on campus will receive their daily meals before they head home for the day.

From the Family Resource Center:

If there is anyway the that FRC can help to support your family during this time please don't hesitate to contact us at 707-445-5933.

South Bay USD Website

Visit our school website for more information.