CSD Weekly Update

WEEK #16, December 11, 2020 Cambrian School District

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Dear Cambrian Families,

Only one more week left of school in 2020--amazing! As we finish out this year, I want to say thank you to each of you for your remarkable contributions to make this challenging year one that united us, compelled us, and inspired us to collaborate for the sake of our amazing Cambrian students. Despite the obstacles, we are proud to say our students and staff have persevered and created dynamic, robust learning environments online. Thank you for making a difference in Cambrian!


Have a wonderful weekend! We are Cambrian!

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Staying Connected through Technology

We want to do everything we can to help with your technology needs. Thanks for your partnership!


CSD Distance Learning Webinars: Using Technology to Support Organization and Study Skills
We are planning our next webinar, Using Technology to Support Organization and Study Skills. This will be targeted mainly toward our 3rd through 8th graders. Although each webinar is recorded, we love to have as many folks attend as possible. Please take a moment to fill out this one-question survey regarding preferred webinar times!

Our past webinars are available at the bottom of our Distance Learning Help! page.
Tech Help? Need to Borrow or Exchange a Device?: Please see the Tech Help Form and Device Loan Request Form on our Distance Learning Help! page: https://www.cambriansd.org/Page/3640.

Free Groceries

In celebration of the holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to offer support by providing free grocery vouchers for any Cambrian family that would like one. The Cambrian School District has partnered with the Reaching Out Emergency Food Program to help provide fresh, nutritious groceries for any families in need. The vouchers are for ANY families, there is no specific requirements to qualify.


You can pick up the voucher at the

District Office's Drive-Thru Pickup, December 15 - 17 from 1 - 4 p.m.

For more information, call (408) 377-2103.

Once you have the voucher, you can attend the following event to pick up the food:


Reaching Out Emergency Food Program's Drive-Thru Christmas Food Distribution

Dec. 16, 17, 21, 22, 23

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Reaching Out Center

2315 Canoas Garden Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125

On the Campus of the Cathedral of Faith


You will receive $300 worth of fresh, nutritious food to be enjoyed over the holidays. You may choose between three boxes: a Hispanic box, an Asian box or a traditional box. You may pick up a voucher for a friend or neighbor as well.

Help Protect Student Programs

On behalf of Cambrian students, thank you to the 500+ plus people who already signed a letter of support. If you’ve already signed, please consider sharing this information with your family, friends and neighbors -- everyone can support the initiative.


You can help PROTECT STUDENT PROGRAMS by supporting the "Support Our Students" land development initiative. Thirty seconds of your time can help generate hundreds of thousands of dollars in ongoing, annual revenue without increasing taxes in the community. Click here to sign a letter of support and to learn more.


Due to chronic state underfunding, declining enrollment, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cambrian School District is facing a budget deficit. Since early 2019, the District has been assessing potential district-owned land development opportunities to create additional on-going, annual revenue to sustain our award-winning programs.


Have a question? Please contact former Cambrian School District parent Eve Walton at SOSCambrianSchoolDistrict@gmail.com.

FOOD SERVICE

Our hardworking food service employees will be out in full force in preparation for the Winter Break. We want to make sure our families are supported during these difficult times. We will be providing drive-thru meal service at Price Middle School from 11a - 1p on the following two dates: Friday, December 18th and Monday, December 28th. Families will be given meals for 7 days on each of these dates.


Free Flu Shots

Flu shots available for everyone 3 years and older. Children between six (6) months and three (3) years old should get the flu vaccine and other scheduled vaccinations through a health care provider. Children age 3 -17 must be accompanied by a guardian.


More information and other locations for free flu shots: English sccphd.org/flu, Spanish sccphd.org/flu-es, Vietnamese sccphd.org/flu-vi, or telephone 2-1-1.


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