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Spotlight on Success🔦- San Carlos Education Foundation

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We are proud to shine a spotlight on our partner, the San Carlos Education Foundation (SCEF), who rose to the challenge of fundraising in our community during the pandemic to ensure the children and staff of our schools had needs met in real-time. SCEF as an organization adapted to new fundraising techniques and our amazing community responded. Click on the title link to read more.

Brittan Acres BUGS Program

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Superintendent Jennifer Frentress stopped by the Brittan Acres school garden🪴to see what Mr. Liner’s class has been up to. Part of the school’s STEAM program, Better Understanding of Garden Science (BUGS) helps students further their understanding of the interdependence between all of the earth’s living things as they grow into 2nd & 3rd grade BUGS students. They design and conduct experiments to test the effects of water, light, compost and fertilizer on crop production and study local flora and fauna, life cycles, and more! 💚 #scsdproud

Learning Spaces

SMARTE Afterschool Clubhouse Registration for 2022-23 Opens on Jan 11

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The SMARTE Afterschool Clubhouse is dedicated to enriching children's lives after school. We provide a fun, safe and welcoming place to spend time each day. Through daily homework help, physical activity, and STEAM enrichment, children enhance their academic performance and character development preparing them for future success. Our program is available to K-3rd grade students at our four elementary schools - Arundel, Brittan Acres, Heather and White Oaks. Each program offers age-appropriate educational and enriching activities in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Click on the title link above for more information.

Afterschool Care Enrichment (ACE) Program at Arroyo and Mariposa

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Afterschool Care Enrichment, also known as ACE is a new licensed After School program (pending licensing) founded by Eve Daskalakis who has served families in the San Carlos Childcare Community since 2008. ACE will provide a familiar family-oriented program where students feel safe, at home, challenged, and excited to be a part of each day. Click on the title link above to learn more.

Community Engagement

Superintendent Update - January 17, 2022

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The past two weeks, we have sent many communications with health and safety guidance, which we will continue. Today, however, I am writing with a different message. Since we returned from winter break, our common foe, Omicron, has tried to bring us down. As a community: families, staff, students, and partners – we have been following health and safety guidance to protect all of us from the virus. Click on the title link to read the full update.

Superintendent Update - January 10, 2022

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Click on the link above to read the most recent Superintendent Update. Highlights Include: COVID Dashboard Update, Update Guidance for Isolation for Students, Modified Quarantine, Vaccinations, Boosters & Testing.

SMCOE COVID-19 Update Vaccination Update - Jan 6, 2022

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Happy New Year! I know it’s going to be a great one, but Omicron – oh my goodness! What a way to start 2022! I am going to use this week’s letter to focus on some of the recent events impacting schools during this current surge of COVID-19 in our county.

District News

NEW for 2022-23! TK Early Learning Extended-Day Program

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Beginning next year, we will be offering a NEW Early Learning Extended-Day Program for our TK students. Knowing some families will need afternoon care for their TK students, SCSD will offer an enriching, extended-day program for our littlest students in collaboration with our preschool program from the end of the school day until 5:30 pm. Registration for the TK Extended-Day Program will open on Tuesday, Jan 18. For more information, please visit our Transitional Kindergarten page and reach out to Preschool Director, Sue Dawley, if you have any questions about this new program

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