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October 12, 2020

Dear Alamo Families,

Remember to refer to our Guide To Reopening 2020-2021 for the latest information about in-person learning. Thank you for sending me your questions, suggestions, and concerns.



The Reopening Plan Timeline

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October - December 2020

  • Implement health & safety guidelines

  • Provide professional development

  • Finalize school site operations

  • Provide contact tracing and logistics training

  • Provide ongoing updates to the community

  • Develop opportunities to bring students back to campus is specialized small groups

    • After school

    • In small cohorts

    • Using volunteer staff

October 2020

  • Complete negotiations and finalize Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs)

  • Continue consultations with stakeholders and the Collaborative Working Group

  • 10/27 - Phase 1 Special Education Return to in-person learning

    • Intensive, Pre-School, and Counseling Enriched

November 2020

  • 11/13 - Declaration forms distributed via email to commit to hybrid or full remote

  • 11/17 - Phase 2 Special Education Return to in-person learning

    • Mild, Moderate, Infants, and Adult Transitions

  • 11/20 - Final day to return Declaration Forms

  • Phone Calls to all families that have not made a selection

December 2020

  • Finalize schedules for staff and students

January 5, 2021

  • Beginning of the second semester for students

  • First day of hybrid and full remote instruction for TK-12



Sincerely,

Mrs. Salazar

Important Dates

Oct 8-16 PTA Warm Coat Drive for Sister School

Oct 13 Science Gr 1-5 Materials Pick Up Day (see details below)

Oct 15 Great Shakeout

Oct 19-23 Digital Citizenship Week

Oct 23-31 Red Ribbon Week

Oct 27 SRVUSD Board Meeting


Alamo School Calendar


2020-21 Instructional Calendar Board REVISED due to COVID (Posted 08/04/2020) (PDF)

Mustang Broadcast

This week's broadcast. Great job Alexander (5th) and Sophia (2nd)!

Mustang Broadcast October 12, 2020

Shoutout!

Thank you, Mrs. Michelle Parkinson, for your hard work in leading our Run for Education campaign!

Alamo Education Fund

Don’t forget...show your teacher appreciation on October 13th at materials pickup.

Kinder families: We realize this isn’t a pick up for you, but Kinder teachers will still have a bag. Feel free to drop off a token of appreciation anytime between 1-5 pm.


Details:

At the materials pickup on October 13th, we will give students a chance to connect with their teachers and an opportunity to say thank you. Each classroom, PE, and music/instrumental (Raaum and Angle), and science teacher will have a black reusable bag where students can leave a thank you card, drawing, craft, or anything else they can imagine. These bags provide students the chance to create something to be given directly to their teachers. Our teachers are working endlessly to make distance learning possible, and we hope our students will use this as a fun way to connect with them.


Last chance to register for Thinkworks!

The Alamo School Education Foundation is partnering with Alamo Teachers to bring opportunities for virtual enrichment classes to our Alamo students. Your child can participate in a truly fabulous fall art class with Miss Fettig, or receive small reading group support from the amazing Ms. Mayer. Classes are small and are filling up quickly. Register here: https://alamoedfund.schoolauction.net/thinkworks2021/homepages/show


Fall Classes include:

*Reading Rock Stars-Small Group Reading Instruction -

Kinder/1st (Ms. Mayer)


*Reading Rock Stars-Small Group Reading Instruction -

1st/2nd (Ms. Mayer)


* Fabulous Fall Art with Miss Fettig



Stay Connected

Stay up to date with Ed Fund News by visiting us on Instagram @alamoedfund


For all Ed Fund news and events: https://aes-srvusd-ca.schoolloop.com/edfund


Questions: Email alamoschooleducationfund@gmail.com

Ed Fund - Save the Date: Chipotle give-back night Wednesday, October 28th.

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PTA

Hello Alamo Families!

Thank you to all who donated a coat to our Warm Coat Drive for Dover Elementary! Your kindness and generosity are so appreciated- we have collected nearly 80 coats so far. Help us reach our goal of 200 coats! Today, October 13th, will be another great opportunity to drop off your coat donations during materials pick up on distribution day. Gently worn and washed coats and rain boots are being accepted through October 16th in bins by the office. Any and all sizes are needed. Thank you, Bar Mintze, for organizing this drive, and please, help us give the gift of warmth! #Alamokindness


Thank you to all who participated in the Run for Education- virtual edition! We were one of the top schools in registered participants for the whole District!



Register here for the Thirty Second District of PTA’s October Virtual Meeting- October 22, 2020, at 6 pm. There will be an important discussion with Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools, Lynn Mackey, and Contra Costa County Health Officer, Dr. Chris Farintano. Don’t miss out!!!


Be up to date and in the know by joining our Parents of Alamo Elementary School Facebook Page!

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Special Education Distance Learning Parent Resources

Special Education Distance Learning Resources by our SRVUSD Liaison, Christine Koehne. Parent google hangout meetings every Monday from 12:00- 12:45 PM and then again from 7:00-7:45 PM that same evening.


Christine Koehne

Special Needs Liaison

ckoehne@srvusd.net

(925) 552-5072



October 19 - “Physical Movement Breaks” by Jeff Teach, APE Teacher

12:00-12:45 PM Session

Join with Google Meet

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Join by phone

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7:00-7:45 PM Session

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October 26 - “How to Build a Visual Schedule” by Kara Teach, Inclusion Specialist

12:00-12:45 PM Session

Join with Google Meet

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Join by phone

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7:00-7:45 PM Session

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Join by phone

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Science Materials Pick Up Day - October 13

Grades 1-3 1:00-3:00 PM

Grades 4-5. 3:00-5:00 PM

Upcoming Religious Observances

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SRVUSD Board Of Education

Board meetings are typically held twice each month on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. Meetings are held at the SRVUSD Education Center located at 699 Old Orchard Drive in Danville. All meetings are open to the public. Board Meetings are live-streamed on the District's YouTube channel: SRVUSD Board


Board Meetings (Agendas, Minutes, Audio & Video)

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