EDMS Community Summer News

June 26th, 2020

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#ToroFamily

Happy Friday everyone! We are sending this out a little early this week in the desire to get some information to you ASAP. We hope you all had a great week and have a wonderful, safe weekend! Please read below for more information about school reopening in the Fall and please find the Parent Survey to provide your input.


Parent Reopening Survey

Since each of our students' needs are unique, we are asking that you please fill out one survey for EACH of your Mt. Diablo Unified students. The information collected will be used to help us plan for the fall reopening of school. Thank you for your support and assistance. *Please click the button above to complete the survey*


MDUSD Update

Below is the message posted on our district website concerning return in the Fall. For more information please click here.


The 2020-21 school year will begin on August 13th, and we look forward to reopening, with safety, community, equity, and quality instruction at the forefront of our collective minds. This web page will be our communication and participation platform for staff, students, and our community to keep up-to-date on the progress we are making in our Roadmap to Reopen. You will find that our Roadmap to Reopen is a structured timeline that revolves around our three task force groups:


1) Health and Safety Task Force
2) School Operations Task Force
3) Technology, Teaching, and Learning Task Force


The purpose of our Task Forces is to provide input to the Board of Education on multiple school reopening scenarios that comply with applicable public health orders. The Board of Education will have the final responsibility to decide how Mt. Diablo Unified Schools will reopen. Going forward, you can expect that we will continue with our Friday Letters, that we will regularly update our Roadmap to Reopen, and that we will utilize a variety of communication methods to keep you informed.


*If you know of someone who does not receive this newsletter, have them visit our school website here and fill in their email address to subscribe to it.

Food Services

MDUSD will continue to provide meals to families over the summer. Food will be distributed on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10-11:00 @ EDMS and 8 other district schools. *Please note the times have changed for summer hours. The new times will start on Friday June 5th.

Next School Year...2020-21

6th Graders

Incoming 6th grade parents, if you have not come in to verify your address yet, please contact Ms. Bailey-Mitchell to make an appointment. You can either call the mainline, 925.682.5700 or email her baileymitchella@mdusd.org. Documents needed to verify your address can be found here.


7th Graders

Parents, be sure to provide prove of your student's immunizations. Remember, "No Shot, No School." These can be emailed or brought into the main office M-F 8-3pm.

End of the Year [EOY]

MATERIALS TURN IN

If you have not turned in your textbooks, Chromebook, instrument, etc please do so ASAP. They can be brought to the front office and left on the table by the door.


YEARBOOKS [UPDATE]

Yearbooks should be arriving the week of July 6th. Be on the look out for more info about when/how you can come and pick yours up in mid-July! If you would still like to buy a Yearbook please click here.

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Summer Learning & Counseling

Here are some resources for you to engage with your students at home over the summer to keep them learning and thinking. We will update each week with new resources.


Connect w/ Your Kid in Under 10 Minutes


EDMS Counseling Resources


EDMS Counseling BitMoji Page

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Upcoming Dates/Events

[please click here to subscribe to our school calendar]

Food Service: Mon/Wed/Fri New time 10-11

August 5th: 7th/8th Grade Walkthrough (*subject to change)

August 6th: 6th Grade Walkthrough (*subject to change)

August 13th: First Day of School