Dr. Laurie Bruton, Superintendent, sent out a parent letter on Saturday, February 20, 2021 providing information regarding the plan to safely reopen schools. (To read the parent letter and access other important information regarding the Safe Reopening of Schools, please click on this article.)
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Dr. Laurie Bruton, Superintendent, sent out an informational update letter from the Santa Cruz County Office of Education. (To read her email and to access the letter, please click on this article.)
We have received many concerns about schools remaining closed during COVID-19. The SLV Board of Education and the District administration did not close the schools in California. The schools were closed at the State level by the Governor due to the spread of COVID-19. (To continue reading the letter, please click on this article to access the link to the Parent Letter and the other supporting documents provided.)
Congratulations go to the SLV Charter School for their achievement of "Rave" for the best Charter School. The SLV Charter School continues to offer diverse programs to promote academic success while integrating Social-Emotional development and Life Skills. (Please click on this article to view more information).
Best wishes to all during this time of weather, potential debris flows, and COVID-19. We are attempting to respond appropriately to each changing condition that presents itself. We are all aware that students need to be in class, and at the very least, online classes help to maintain some normality in our school schedule. (Please click on this article to read the remainder of Dr. Bruton's message to parents.)
Dr. Laurie Bruton, Superintendent, forwarded the letter from the Santa Cruz County Office of Education regarding the Governor's Plan. (To read the letter, please click on this article.)
A message from Dr. Laurie Bruton regarding the events in Washington D.C. yesterday and a letter that is included from the Santa Cruz County Office of Education and County Superintendents. (Please click on this article to read the information and to access the letter.)
2020 has certainly proven to be a year like no other. Between COVID, CZU Fires, and now potential debris flows, it has all been exhausting. The SLV District Office would like to take this moment to express gratitude to all of our SLV families and staff for pulling together in unique and generous ways in support of each other. We send you wishes of a Restful, Restorative Winter Break and a HAPPY NEW YEAR!
In partnership with Governor Newsom, Parents Anonymous® Inc. recently launched the California Parent & Youth Helpline and Online Parents Anonymous® Support Groups in response to the Coronavirus to provide free trauma-informed, evidenced-based emotional support to Parents, Children and Youth in any language via calls, text, live chat and email. The California Parents & Youth Helpline operates 7 days a week from 8:00AM-8:00PM. (Please click on this article for more details.)
Dr. Laurie Bruton, Superintendent, sent out a letter to parents with information regarding the Governor's new Stay-at-Home Order and the implications on SLVUSD. The letter to the community from the Santa Cruz County Office of Education was also provided. (Please click on this article to read the parent letter that was emailed on Wednesday, December 9th.)