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SUPERINTENDENT'S COMMUNICATION SENT JANUARY 7, 2021

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.)

TO OUR SLV FAMILIES AND STAFF

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!

NO FOOD SERVICES OVER WINTER BREAK

Student meals for the Winter Break will take place this week. Student Services are packing up extra meal items this Tuesday and Thursday to help families over the Winter Break. Regular meal pickups will resume Tuesday, January 5th. (Please click on this article for pick-up details.)

NEW CALIFORNIA PARENT & YOUTH HOTLINE

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.)

PARENT LETTER RE SCHOOL IMPLICATIONS FOR NEW STAY AT HOME ORDER

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.)

PARENT COMMUNICATION REGARDING PURPLE TIER

An email from the Superintendent explains moving back into the Purple Tier and the implications regarding school. (Please click on this article to read the email and attachments from the SCCOE and County of Santa Cruz Health Services Agency.)

CZU LIGHTNING FIRE QUILTS

The above organization wants to provide quilts to the families that have lost their home in the CZU Fire. If you are someone that has lost their home or know of someone that has lost their home, please click on this article to view the flyer for more details.

NEW PARENT INFO INCLUDING SURVEYS FOR LEARNING OPTIONS

A Parent Letter was sent out on Thursday, November 5th with information regarding the possibility of hybrid model in-person instruction beginning in January 2021. A survey was included with this letter asking parents to complete one for each of their children. (Please click on this article to get to the links for the letter as well as the surveys.)

LATEST INFORMATION RE COVID-19 TESTING

Dr. Laurie Bruton, Superintendent, sends out new communication regarding COVID-19 testing partnership with Stanford. (Please click on this article to access link to the letter.)
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