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San Carlos Preschool Program - Open Now and Accepting Registration for 2021-2022

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Did you know that the San Carlos School District Preschool is open and safely running? Children are painting, building, creating, learning and playing with their friends. The program has been open since May 11 - Monday-Friday from 7:30am until 5:00pm. We have open spots available at each of the four elementary sites. ____ Additionally, the San Carlos Preschool is accepting pre-registration forms for the 2021-2022 preschool year from October 1 - February 26, 2021. Visit our Preschool Program page for more information.

Connections Distance Learning Program

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The San Carlos School District is offering K-8 students the opportunity to enroll in the Connections Distance Learning Program for the 2020-2021 school year due to COVID-19.

Learning Spaces

Afterschool Care Enrichment (ACE) Program Now Taking Registration for Arroyo and Mariposa (4th-5th Grade)

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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. Please visit the ACE website for detailed program information at or feel free to reach out to Eve Daskalakis directly at Email - - Phone: 650-931-4007.

SMARTE Afterschool Clubhouse - Onsite Childcare

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Need help supporting your child with distance learning during the day? Have them join their friends in the SMARTE Clubhouse! The SMARTE program provides on-site, all-day care while schools are on a distance learning schedule. Children can attend our full-time program 5-days a week or our part-time program, 2+-days (Mon/Tue or Thu/Fri + alternating Wednesdays). Programs run from 8:15 am-4:30 pm each day. Click on the link above to visit our SMARTE Clubhouse website for more information.

Community Engagement

Student and Community COVID-19 Testing

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Please take advantage of the no-cost surveillance COVID-19 testing provided by the San Mateo County Health Department.Β Β  Click on the Title Link above for links to sign up at one of the following locations to begin your regular weekly testing: -- Central Middle School - Thursdays, 1:00 - 7:00 pmΒ  -- Other Community Based Testing sites inΒ San Mateo County

Update on Return to School Plan - February 10

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Timeline for Phased-In Approach ---------- Grades TK-1 - February 22-26: Orientation Sessions/March 1-5: Some In-Person Instruction Begins --- Grades 2-3 - March 1-5: Orientation Sessions/March 8-12: Some In-Person Instruction Begins --- Grades 4-5 - March 8-12: Orientation Sessions/March 15-19: Some In-Person Instruction Begins --- Grades 6-8 - Date TBD

2020-2021 SCSD Parent Education Events

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We are proud to be partnering with the Parent Venture Series, an extension of the Parent Education Series, to bring high-quality, engaging speakers and programs to our community. This year, all events will be online and free! Check our new SCSD Parent Education calendar which lists most events.

District News

Welcome Back πŸ’š !

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We are so excited to have TK-1 grade students returning to school for orientations this week and our 2nd-5th grade students joining over the next few weeks. Get your backpacks and masks ready and don’t forget to use the FeverFree screener! πŸšŒπŸ“šπŸ˜· Click on the title link above to visit the Superintendent's page to learn more about our phased-in Return to Campus Plan.

Superintendent Search Input Meetings & Stakeholder Survey

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The SCSD School Board will offer a number of Zoom meetings where staff, parents and community members may meet with our consultants and share their input regarding the search for a new Superintendent. Meetings will take place from February 24 - March 4, 2021. You may also share your input through a Stakeholder Survey. Please click on the title link above to visit our Superintendent Search page for more information.

Last Day for New Student Priority Registration is Friday, Feb 26

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Priority Registration for new students entering grades TK-8 for 2021-2022 is about to END! Register TODAY! If you or someone you know has a student in grades TK-8 who will be new or returning to the San Carlos School District in the fall of 2021, this information is important for you. Click on the title link above to visit our How To Register for the 2021-2022 (Next) School Year page for more information on PowerSchool Enrollment pre-registration link, Welcome Handbook and more information and guidance about the process. Priority registration ends on Friday, February 26, 2021.

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