Important Updates from the JUHSD Superintendent
Dear Students and Families,
Please read this entire communication as it includes important updates. Congratulations on finishing a very challenging school year. I am so proud of you – both students and families – for the incredible effort you put into making this year a success. I hope this communication finds you and your family healthy as we begin the summer. Now, more than previous years, we all need time to rest and reflect. I miss my children and granddaughter, friends and being in classrooms. I am hoping that the county orders will soon allow us to connect in person with those outside of our households. We have each had to adapt to a new way of life. It has not been easy, and I appreciate each of you for your support as our JUHSD staff maneuver the COVID-19 crisis, especially since on campus learning stopped abruptly on March 13. Summer has started, and we are very busy planning for a safe and healthy return to school on August 10, 2020.
Working together, we will create a safe environment where all of our students will thrive.
Terry A. Deloria
I have 11 items to share:
- Return to School/Work Plan The committee of 50+ classified and certificated staff, parents and students are busy working within the county and state parameters on a plan for the 2020-21 school year. Please look for emails in the next few weeks requesting your feedback.
Even with all the planning, if the number of new cases of COVID-19 does not decrease or level off enough, we may have no choice but to continue with distance learning (At Home Learning.)
- Student/Family Webinar On Thursday June 4, I will host a virtual webinar to update you on the county/district framework used for making return to school/work decisions. I will answer questions to the extent that I can. A link will be sent to you via email. In the meantime, please save the date.
Thursday, June 4
English: 6:00 p.m. Spanish: 7:00 p.m.
- Summer Communication Please continue checking your email over the summer so I can keep you updated on all things COVID-19 and their impact on school.
- County Order Requirements Please, for the health of others, always wear your face covering and maintain physical distancing when you are at school/on campus. All students and adults will be required to wear face coverings through most of next school year. Plastic shields (splatter guards) will not be allowed unless used with a face covering as well.
- Student Meals Service Change Food service for students 18 and under will move next week to Tuesdays and Fridays 11-1. Full details are available at this link.
- San Mateo County COVID-19 Testing Free testing – no doctor’s note, symptom screening or medical insurance required. Register and reserve your spot: https://bit.ly/2xk73OL
- Daly City Libraries Daly City Public Library will now mail items on hold to patrons’ homes, free of charge! http://www.dalycity.org/City_Hall/Departments/LibraryandRecreationServices/library.htm
County Orders While nothing has changed related to the requirement for anyone in San Mateo County to shelter in place, there were orders released related to early Phase 2 reopening. Please review if interested.
New County Orders While nothing has changed related to the requirement for anyone in San Mateo County to shelter in place, there were orders released related to early Phase 2 reopening. Please review if interested.
5/29 Additional Businesses
5/29 Additional Activities
5/29 Revised Shelter in Place
5/22 Allowed Additional Activities
5/22 Allowed Additional Businesses
5/19 Face Covering (Revised)
5/15 Shelter in Place
5/15 Social Distancing Protocol
5/15 Small Project (Construction) Protocol
5/15 Large Project Protocol
5/15 Additional Business Permitted to Operate
5/15 Allowed Additional Activities
5/14 Home Quarantine
5/14 Home Quarantine Revised
5/14 Home Isolation
5/14 Home Isolation Revised
5/13 Optum Test Sites
5/11 Car-Based Gatherings (Drive-In)
5/11 Car Gathering Plan
Free COVID-19 Testing Available
Appointments will be prioritized based on answers to screening questions and testing site availability. There is a backlog of those wanting testing so you will likely have to log in everyday until you can get an appointment. If you are sick, please contact your doctor. Please do not call the district office or schools if you have questions or concerns as this is a county service.
Daly City Testing Site
699 Serramonte Blvd. (District Office)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
You must have an appointment. Go to the link below:
Baseline COVID-19 Testing Program
Community Meeting/Webinar: Baylands Development
Family and Student Webinar: Superintendent Update on the JUHSD Response to COVID-19 Below are the links to this webinar:
JUHSD Student Assistance Program This is a local effort to assist our students and/or their families with basic needs: food, medication, utility assistance, feminine hygiene products, etc.
TO DONATE This link is to our Go Fund Me page. Checks and/or gift cards can also be sent to:
JUHSD Student Assistance Program
c/o Ann Radoc
699 Serramonte Blvd. Suite 100
Daly City, CA 94015
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