Reopening Information

Community Update – October 22, 2020

Intent to Return Form Extended & Reminders, October 14, 2020 letter.

  • Form was due Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

Thursday, Oct. 15, 5pm: Join a KSD Community Conversation with Local Physicians & Administrators - A Perspective of In-Person Instruction in a COVID-19 Environment

Hybrid Program Design Plan

The new Blueprint for a Safer Economy offers a simplified four-tiered color coded system to monitor status of COVID-19 across the state. This system tracks the number of new cases per 100,000 people and positive test rates. The tiers are set up as follows:

California Blueprint for a Safer Economy Tiers

Back-to-School Material Distribution

If you were unable to pick up instructional materials during the pick-up times, please contact your school site to make arrangements for pick-up this week.

  • Please be sure you are wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing protocols for the well-being of all.

School Supply Lists

Bacich Distance Learning Overview

Information

Internet and Connectivity

For the most up-to-date information, the CDE recommends visiting EveryoneOn.org/cetf.

Having an affordable home Internet connection is critical to stay informed and in contact with friends and family during the COVID-19 emergency.

Resources for Families

  • Learning Activities - Kentfield's collection of sites with activities students can do at home.

Social Emotional Support

The Bacich and Kent counselors have created documents to support the emotional needs of students and families during the closure:

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 a.m.-8: p.m.
  • Parents can Join a Weekly Online Support Group NOW through the website: caparentyouthhelpline.org. In this confidential setting, Parents address their underlying emotions and build resiliency to strengthen their family.

Parent Education Series Webinars

Marin County Behavioral Health and Recovery Series and the Marin County Office of Education offered a webinar series focusing on mental health and wellness in the home.

Health and Wellness Webinar Recordings

  • Effective Strategies to Support Loneliness and Isolation Due to Lack of Direct Peer Interactions
  • Strategies to Address Building an Effective Home Routine/Schedule for Individuals/Families
  • Developing Coping Skills to Help Adapt to Change

Drive-Thru Food Distribution at Northgate Mall

Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Additional COVID-19 Information