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Districtwide Information for the Week of 3/15

Third Trimester Survey

The district is discussing changing its instructional model for the third trimester. Your input is crucial to informing the district's decisions.

Please complete THIS SURVEY by Wednesday, March 17 at noon. The survey explains the two plans being considered and gives you the ability to voice your opinion and choice for your child's learning plan. We appreciate your partnership and assistance in providing a quality education for your child.

Important Upcoming March Dates:

3/14 - Time Change - move your clocks forward 1 hour

3/15 - 3rd Trimester starts

3/24 - Pine Hill Virtual Family Music Night

3/31- Equity Coalition Meeting @ 6:30

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 next week's newsletter.

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.