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Download the REVISED Safety Plan for Elk Grove Unified School District

Message from the Superintendent

Dear Students, Families and Staff,

Provided for you in this document is the Elk Grove Unified School District’s “Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan.” This plan is a revision from our EGUSD COVID-19 Safety Plan and outlines our District’s implementation, to the greatest extent practicable, updated prevention and mitigation policies in line with the most up-to-date guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) K-12 Guidance for 2021-2022 in collaboration with our local Sacramento County Public Health (SCPH) Officers for the reopening and operation of school facilities to effectively maintain the health and safety of students, educators, and other staff.

Knowing that COVID-19 continues to circulate in our local community, including its variants, and in recognition that in-person learning is essential for the well-being of our students, the mitigation strategies our District will be implementing will enable us to provide high quality in-person educational services and supports for every child in our District.

In line with our Wellness Policy of Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds and Healthy Learning, we will continue to promote COVID-19 vaccination clinics, follow state public health requirements, solicit community feedback and comment on our safety plans and subsequent revisions, and provide continuity of services for the academic, social, behavioral, and emotional support our students need including transportation and food and nutrition services.

Christopher R. Hoffman Superintendent

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New Schedule Option for In-Person/Concurrent Model

For those families who have had the opportunity to exercise the in-person concurrent model, we hope the experience has been as rewarding for your students as it has been for the staff.  It has been a pleasure to see students interacting with others for the first time in person.

This letter is to inform you of the opportunity for students to attend school four days per week.  Please note that social distancing requirements are still in place.  Despite the fact that the new guidance allows for three feet of social distancing between students inside the classroom, all adults must still maintain six feet of social distancing.  We expect to be able to accommodate most students who wish to attend school four days per week, but there may be some classroom situations where this will be a challenge.  We will work with staff to take measures to accommodate as many students as possible in these situations.

Please note:  If you would like to remain in your current option, you do not have to take any action at this time.

If you would like to make a change, please log in to ParentVue using the following link: psv.egusd.net

You will find three options:

  • Distance Learning only
  • In-person 2 days per week
  • In-person 4 days per week

Please make your selection by 5:00 pm on the last day of the portal being open, March 31st or April 7th, depending on track:

  • A track portal will open April 5, 6, 7.
    The additional 4-day instructional model will begin April 13th.
  • B track portal will open March 29, 30, 31.
    The additional 4-day instructional model will begin May 4th.
  • C track portal will open March 29, 30, 31.
    The additional 4-day instructional model will begin April. 6th.
  • D track portal will open March 29, 30, 31.
    The additional 4-day instructional model will begin April 6th.

If there are any challenges in terms of accommodating your student for the four day per week option, I will contact you directly prior to the start of the 4-day instruction option.

Thank you,
Patrina Baggett, Principal

International Day of Elimination of Racial-Discrimination

EGUSD recognizes March 21 as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Racism, xenophobia and intolerance are problems prevalent in all societies. But every day, each and every one of us can stand up against racial prejudice & intolerant attitudes. Be a human rights champion, #fightracism and #StandUp4HumanRights

Learn more: https://www.un.org/en/letsfightracism

In-Person/Concurrent Learning to Begin starting March

Attention Families! The new schedules for Distance Learning and the In-Person/Concurrent platforms begin soon! Please see the start dates in the graphic above. Parents can access which cohort their child will be placed in on Thursday, March 4 after 5 PM through ParentVue.

Learn more about In-Person/Concurrent Learning – Click here.

Watch videos about In-Person/Concurrent Learning – Click here.

ASES Day Camps are coming to David Reese Elementary!

Our school’s After School Education & Safety (ASES) grant has been given permission to open a Day Camp at David Reese Elementary. New legislation allows Elk Grove Unified School District to open ASES Day Camps while the district is in a distance learning model. These Day Camps will provide in-person care for students from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for a small group of students on school days. Space will be limited and enrollment will be prioritized based on the following criteria: First priority enrollment will be given to foster students or youth experiencing homelessness. The second priority will be given to students who are experiencing challenges connecting through distance learning. Additional spaces will be made available to the children of essential workers. Please let your school know if your family or your child are experiencing challenges during this time. A waitlist will be maintained and students will be added as spaces become available.

Important information about ASES Day Camps:

• EGUSD has worked closely with Sacramento County Public Health Department to determine health and safety protocols to ensure the health of all students and staff. Please see the at-home health screening checklist here.
• Students and staff will wear masks at all times except during meal time. See mask information here.
• Transportation will be available for some sites. Additional information regarding transportation will be provided upon enrollment.
• Meals will be provided. Breakfast, lunch, and a snack will be provided at school and students will have a grab-and-go supper to take with them at the end of the day. See information about free and reduced priced meals here.
• Students will bring their Chromebooks to campus and participate in distance learning during Day Camp.
• Students will have the opportunity to play outside and do enrichment activities while following health and safety guidelines. See example video here.

If you are interested in enrolling your student(s) in the ASES Day Camp, please complete the enrollment interest form here. If you have any questions, please contact:

Athena Lee
Academic Program Coordinator
916-422-2450
arlee@egusd.net

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¡Ya Viene el Programa ASES Day Camps a David Reese Elementary!

La beca de nuestro programa After School Education & Safety (ASES, por sus siglas en inglés) ha sido otorgada y tenemos permiso para inaugurar el campamento Day Camp en David Reese Elementary. La nueva legislación le permite a Elk Grove Unified School District para abrir el programa ASES Day Camps mientras el distrito se encuentra en el modelo de aprendizaje a distancia. El programa Day Camp proporcionará cuidado en persona a los estudiantes en grupos pequeños durante los días escolares desde las 7:30 a.m. hasta 3:30 p.m. El espacio es limitado y se dará prioridad de acuerdo con el siguiente criterio: la primera prioridad es para los estudiantes del programa de niños de crianza o estudiantes que se encuentran sin albergue/casa. La segunda prioridad se hará para los niños que tienen dificultades en conectarse al aprendizaje a distancia. Habrá espacios adicionales para los niños de las familias que se consideran como empleados esenciales. Favor de informar a la escuela si su familia o su hijo están teniendo dificultades durante este tiempo. Se mantendrá una lista de espera y se agregarán a los estudiantes cuando los espacios estén disponibles.

Información importante sobre el programa ASES Day Camp:

• EGUSD ha trabajado muy cerca con el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Sacramento para determinar los protocolos de salud y protección para asegurar la salud de todos los estudiantes. Vea el plan aquí.
• Los estudiantes y los empleados usarán cubrebocas en todo momento con la excepción de consumir los alimentos. Vea la información de los cubrebocas aquí.
• Se proporcionará el transporte en algunos sitios escolares. Información adicional se proporcionará durante la inscripción.
• Se proporcionarán los alimentos. Se proporcionarán el desayuno-Breakfast, almuerzo, y un bocadillo en la escuela, y tendrán cena para llevar a casa al final del día. Vea la información sobre los alimentos gratuitos y de precio reducido aqui
• Los estudiantes traerán sus Chromebooks a la escuela y participarán en el aprendizaje a distancia durante el programa Day Camp.
• Los estudiantes tendrán la oportunidad de jugar afuera y hacer actividades de enriquecimiento siguiendo las guías de salud y protección/seguridad. Vea un ejemplo de un video aquí.

Si usted está interesado en inscribir a su(s) estudiante(s) en el programa ASES Day Camp, favor de llenar el formulario de inscripción aquí. Favor de comunicarse con su escuela si tiene alguna pregunta:

Athena Lee
Academic Program Coordinator
916-422-2450
arlee@egusd.net .

ASES Day Camp Interest Enrollment

ASES Day Camps Enrollment Interest (Spanish)

EGUSD and David Reese Elementary Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday

AFFIRMATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.’S BIRTHDAY

RESOLUTION NO. 29, 2020-2021

WHEREAS, January 18, 2021, is a national holiday in honor of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was universally recognized as a proponent of nonviolence in the pursuit of freedom and justice in the United States; and
WHEREAS, this great American is an international symbol of freedom; and
WHEREAS, his dream was of America as a country without prejudice and bigotry where people would be accepted based on their actions and not on the color of their skin; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., firmly believed that the road which led to justice, equality, and a new sense of dignity for millions of Black people opened for all Americans a new era of progress and hope; and
WHEREAS, the celebration of his birthday reminds all of us to ensure that we preserve a nation which practices equality for all;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Governing Board of the Elk Grove Unified School District, that January 18, 2021, be affirmed a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be distributed to every school in the District.

Christopher R. Hoffman
Secretary to the Board of Education

TK / Kindergarten Registration begins on Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Click on the documents below to download/print registration forms for your child for TK or Kindergarten:

Registration 2021 (English)

Registration 2021 (Spanish)

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If your child turns 5* years old on or before September 1, 2021, you may register them for the 2021-2022 Kindergarten school year.

WAYS TO RECEIVE A REGISTRATION PACKET:

*Via Email (Call the office and we can email you a packet)
*Via Fax (Call the office and we can fax you a packet)
*Print registration forms off of EGUSD.net Website
*Pick up in Person in front of our Office: 7:30am – 3:00pm

Please call Reese office at 916-422-2450 to setup an appointment to return the packet once completed.

Miss the cutoff date for Kindergarten?
If your child turns 5 years old on or between September 2 – December 2, 2021
Your child is ELIGIBLE for Transitional Kindergarten Program.
Call Reese office at (916) 422-2450 for details and information.

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Si su hijo cumple 5* anos Antes del 1 de septiembre, 2021, lo puede registrar para el año escolar 2021-2022 de Kinder.

MANERAS DE RECIBIR UN PAQUETE PARA REGISTRACION:

*Vía Email (Llamar a la oficina y le mandamos un paquete por correo electrónico)
*Vía Fax (llamar a la oficina y le mandamos el paquete for fax)
*Imprimir la forma de registración en la página Web de EGUSD.net
*Recoger en persona frente a la oficina: 7:30am – 3:00pm

Por favor de llamar a la oficina de Reese 916-422-2450 para hacer cita para regresar en paquete cuando este completo.

Perdió la fecha limite para el Kínder?
Si su hijo cumple 5 años entre el Septiembre 2 – Diciembre 2, 2021
Su hijo es ELEGIBLE para el Programa de Kínder en Transición.
Llamar a la oficina escolar al (916) 422-2450 para detalles e informacion.

November is Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month

 

November is Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month, and the Jakara Movement and Elk Grove Unified School District are hosting a webinar celebration called “A Celebration of Sikh Culture in EGUSD” on Thursday, November 19 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. via ZOOM. Click here to attend.

Read the Board-approveds resolution here.

Native American Heritage Month Events

Raising the Voices of Native Youth A Student Panel

Monday, November 16, 2020, 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Open to staff and the community.

RSVP @ https://bit.ly/3kZpxru
Join Zoom Meeting https://egusd-net.zoom.us/j/84105147317

Meeting ID: 841 0514 7317 Passcode: 024547

“Boo Thru” Event this Friday at Reese Parking Lot! [time updated]

Join David Reese Staff Members this Friday for our “Boo Thru”Event!

This is a drive thru event where you will enter into the parking lotfrom one side and exit out of the other(everyone stays in thecar/no parking).

Bring your family!
Wear your Halloween Costumes!
Decorate your car!
Receive a small bag of treats for each child!

Schedule:

4:00 – 4:30       A Track

4:30 – 5:00       B Track

5:00 – 5:30       C Track

5:30 – 6:00       D Track

We hope to see you there!

Please remember to remain in your cars, wear your masks andpractice social distancing.

Thank you!

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