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Coronavirus Info: Updates, Announcements, Guidance & Student Services

 
 
Atención Familias:  las actualizaciones importantes durante el cierre de las escuelas debido al Coronavirus también están disponibles en Español en: delmar.cuhsd.org/apps/pages/informacioncoronavirus.
 
PRINCIPAL UPDATES, CUHSD ANNOUNCEMENTS & STUDENT LEARNING
 
Thank you for staying informed during our school's closure.  The safety and wellbeing of our Students, Parents, Staff and Community are of utmost importance. This area of our website includes information and resources pertaining to Del Mar, Campbell Union High School District, and the Community during the Coronavirus pandemic.  Click on the blue links below to jump to that section of this page.
  • Academic Information and Scheduling for 2020/21 school year 
  • College & Career Information
  • Mental Health Support Resources
  • Updates on College Admission Policies & Procedures for Fall 2020 admitted students and Fall 2021 admission
 
In addition, many Shelter-in-Place Resources are available for families on our website at: delmar.cuhsd.org/apps/pages/shelterinplaceresources. Resources include employment opportunities, free meal locations, food pantries, job loss and rental nonpayment assistance, immigrant and undocumented family assistance, and mental health resources provided by CUHSD.
 
Information, websites and resources are updated frequently.  Please contact us if your family has any questions, concerns or needs support.
 
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Principal Lopez's Updates
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RECENT UPDATE FROM PRINCIPAL LOPEZ - JUNE 9, 2020
 
 
Distance Learning Schedule during School Closure
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DISTANCE LEARNING SCHEDULE DURING SCHOOL CLOSURE
 
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Guidance Support & Student Services during School Closure
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GUIDANCE SUPPORT & STUDENT SERVICES DURING SCHOOL CLOSURE
 
Guidance Counselors' Virtual Office Hours and Class Remind Codes are listed below, as well as specific College and Support Resources for students and parents during the Coronavirus School Closure.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.
 
COUNSELORS' VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS
 
Counselors have set up virtual office hours to connect with students and answer questions. Please sign up for a time or email your counselor for an appointment.
 
 
Guidance Counselors    
Geist (Last Names A-Gi) Beas (Last Names Go-O) Mendoza (Last Names P-Z)
Tues, Wed, Thurs, 2-3pm Tues, Wed, Thurs, 2-3pm Tues, Wed, Thurs, 2-3pm
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College & Career Specialist    
Knight (All Students) Tues, Thurs, 2-3pm bit.ly/knightofficehours
 
 
 
COUNSELORS' CLASS REMIND CODES
 
If you haven't already, students please use the following add codes to join Remind and receive updates from counselors.
 
Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022 Class of 2023
@2020dmhs @gad7gf @a62736 @78dh8f
 
 
 
STUDENT & PARENT RESOURCES DURING CORONAVIRUS SCHOOL CLOSURE
 
The following information is provided to update, assist, and support our students during our school's closure. If you have questions or concerns related to academics and mental health, please contact your Guidance Counselor. For College and Career assistance, please contact our College & Career Specialist - Mrs. Knight - at cknight@cuhsd.org.
 
 
ACADEMIC INFORMATION & SCHEDULING FOR 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR

 

  • NIGHT SCHOOL (CACE)

    • Students taking night school courses should continue working on their assigned class remotely, OdysseyWare always has been and continues to be a platform that is accessible to students from home with a computer and Internet access.

    • The credit recovery teachers will continue to monitor student coursework remotely over the next several weeks.

    • Night school teachers have been asked to waive the requirement for pre-tests and unit exams to be proctored in class.  In the upcoming weeks, these tests will be opened for students to complete at home so that they can continue to progress in their courses. OdysseyWare is designed so that students can send requests to their teachers to unlock tests and quizzes, ask questions, submit work to be graded, etc.

    • Grades for completed courses will continue to be posted in Aeries as they are completed - students should check with their Del Mar counselor after completing a course to confirm the final grade. 

  • ODYSSEYWARE ACADEMY

    • Students taking Odysseyware Academy courses online should continue working on their assigned classwork, accessible to students from home with a computer and Internet access.

    • DEADLINE for course completion: May 22, 2020.  If you have any questions or concerns, please email your Guidance Counselor.  If you have questions about the class specifically, please contact your teacher in the cloud.

  • SCHEDULING FOR 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

    • Course request letters will be mailed home to families for review after spring break.

    • Schedule change deadline has been moved to:  May 1, 2020.  Email your counselor to request a change.

    • Counselors and teachers are compiling presentations to host a Virtual IB/AP Night. Once all the presentations are gathered a page will be added to Del Mar’s website for students and families. Students should watch the presentations for the classes they are interested in and email their counselor if they’d like to make a change to their schedule after viewing the videos/presentations.

    • SVCTE: students will be notified of their status in the SVCTE program in the course request letter mailed home.

  • SUMMER SCHOOL

    • Counselors are mailing home summer school information after Spring Break to students recommended to repeat courses for graduation credit. Students should email their counselor with any questions.

 
COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER INFORMATION

 

  • INTRODUCING DEL MAR'S NEW COLLEGE AND CAREER SPECIALIST!
 
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"My name is Chasity Knight and I bring you love from the east coast all the way from Charlotte, NC. I really am excited to be in your great community! I began my undergraduate studies at Benedict College in Columbia, SC and received a BA degree in History. My graduate studies began at Columbia College in Columbia, SC and I received my MA degree in Divergent Learning Education. After leaving Columbia, SC, I ended up in Charlotte, NC where I attended UNCC as a graduate student to complete my teaching license in middle grades social studies.

My teaching experience list is pretty long but I will give you the short version. I have taught students from Pre-K through High school. I even had the pleasure of teaching students from South Africa during the summer months.

 

Why am I in California? Well my husband works for Google and I had to resign from my old teaching position early. The move was a tough one because I wore so many hats! I left my old position as the school’s Teacher of the Year. With me I bring this great honor, hard work, and dedication to serve the Del Mar High community. I hope that you have enjoyed learning about me and see that educating others is my passion. I look forward to meeting you and your family this year."

 
  • COLLEGE COUNSELING WORKSHOPS
    • Junior College Counseling Workshops that were being offered Wednesday mornings will continue virtually during Wednesday afternoon office hours from 2-3pm. Students can join the Google hangout live, but sessions will be recorded so they can be viewed by students at any time. The google hangout code to access the workshops is: meet.google.com/ose-xacy-qbe.
      • Picking a college
      • Applying for financial aid
    • Senior Workshops will be coming soon to help students with the following:
      • Interpreting financial offers
      • EAP placement
      • Signing Day
      • UC writing assessment
      • Community college applications/advising
  • VIRTUAL CAREER PATHWAY EXPO
    • The event scheduled for March 17th, has gone digital!  Navigate and download the 2020 Virtual CUHSD Career Pathway Expo at: bit.ly/2020virtualcareerexpo.
    • Explore information about community colleges, arts/specialty schools, trades & skills, public safety & health, military branches, and employment & internship opportunities.
 
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT RESOURCES

 

During this time of change and uncertainty, it is important to stay connected and take care of yourselves and each other. Please refer to our website for mental health support resources and contact information, at: delmar.cuhsd.org/apps/pages/mentalhealthresources

 
COLLEGE UPDATES ON POLICIES & PROCEDURES DURING SCHOOL CLOSURE

 

Following this section are two documents we have compiled of other student organization websites* that:

  • provide updates on academic programs, standardized testing, and financial aid policies and procedures due to the impact of school closures and Shelter-in-Place Orders.
  • provide updates on the college admission process and impact on college readiness for the Class of 2020 and 2021.
  • updates include information from the University of California schools, California State Universities, Community Colleges, and FAFSA (Financial Aid).
  • please note these websites* are being updated frequently and should be checked regularly to be aware of the most recent changes in policies and procedures.
 
COLLEGE POLICIES DOCUMENTS - AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW OR DOWNLOAD

 

CUHSD Updates & Plans for Continued Learning During School Closures
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June 12, 2020
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June 4, 2020
 
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April 10, 2020
 
Below is a video message from Superintendent Bravo on Phase 2's, Continuity of Learning Plan. You may also access the video by entering this link in your browser: https://youtu.be/t2ovAGEr1xA.
 
 
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April 3, 2020
 
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March 29, 2020
 
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March 16, 2020
 
 
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Read the full CUHSD Plan for Learning Continuity During Extended School Closures, at: bit.ly/CUHSDlearningduringschoolclosure1.
 
 
CUHSD School Closures Announcements
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June 30, 2020
 
The following announcement was made by Superintendent Bravo regarding the updated County guidelines that will determine the planning for the 2020-21 school year.
 
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June 3, 2020
 
The following statement was issued by the SCCOE Superintendent of Schools - a message from Santa Clara Superintendents that an announcement on how school will open in the Fall 2020, will be made on July 1, 2020.
 
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April 1, 2020
 
CUHSD schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019/20 school year.  This announcement was made by the SCCOE Superintendent of Schools, and further to direction from Governor Newsom and State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Thurmond, who announced that school campuses in California will not be able to reopen this school year.
 
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To read the full announcement from the Santa Clara County of Education Superintendents as mentioned in the District's letter above, please visit: bit.ly/sccoeannouncementapril1st2020.
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March 31, 2020
 
Further to the extended Shelter-in-Place Order until May 3, 2020, all Campbell Union High School District (CUHSD) school closures will continue until at least May 4, 2020.  The extended order was issued by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department so to further limit the spread of COVID19 Coronavirus.  The official notice from CUHSD is included below.
 
Thank you for your continued cooperation and support. Our Students', Families' and Staff's health and safety is as our top priority.
 
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March 25, 2020
 
All Campbell Union High School District (CUHSD) school closures will continue to May 1, 2020.  The Santa Clara County Superintendent of Schools, in coordination with other Bay Area counties, announced this decision so to further limit the spread of COVID19 Coronavirus.  The official notice from CUHSD is included below.
 
Thank you for your patience and cooperation. As always, our first priority is to keep our Students, Families and Staff, healthy and safe at this time.
 
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March 13, 2020
 
All Campbell Union High School District (CUHSD) schools are closed between March 16 and April 13, 2020. This closure includes spring break, as scheduled on the approved calendar. The official notice from CUHSD is included below.
 
Thank you for your patience and cooperation. As always, our first priority is to keep our Students, Families and Staff, healthy and safe at this time.
 
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Supplemental Learning Schedule as of March 19, 2020
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A video explaining this schedule is available at bit.ly/donslearningonlinevideo. Thank you to Ms. Schembri for putting this presentation together!
 
Coronavirus Information Prior to School Closure
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The health and safety of our Students, Families and Staff is of utmost importance, as we take precautions and safety measures to protect our Community from possible exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
 
Further to direction from Campbell Union High School District and the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department, certain large events have been postponed, moved or cancelled at this time.  Also, spectator participation at sporting events has been adjusted.
 
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause your family and appreciate your understanding.
Should you have questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at delmar@cuhsd.org.
 
THE FOLLOWING EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED, MOVED OR CANCELLED
 
Date Event Adjustment New Date/Time/Place
March 10
CUHSD Music Festival (Band)
Postponed TBA
March 11 Padres Unidos Meeting Moved Cafeteria
March 12/13 AVID Field Trip Cancelled  
March 12 International Club SF Field Trip Cancelled  
March 17 CUHSD Career Pathway Expo Cancelled Virtual Platform TBA
March 19 Del Mar Shadow Day Cancelled  
March 19 IB/AP Night Cancelled Digital Alternative TBA
March 27 Battle of the Classes Rally Postponed TBA
March 30 - April 3 IB Art Show Closed to the Public  
March 31 CUHSD Music Festival (Choir/Orchestra) Postponed TBA
 
THE FOLLOWING POLICY IS IN PLACE FOR SPORTING EVENTS
 

In consultation with our member school districts, Santa Clara County, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC,) and under the direction of Campbell Union High School District, Del Mar is issuing the following recommendation:

  • All indoor and swim sporting events:  spectators should stay one arms-length distance from each other.
  • Outdoor sporting events such as baseball, softball, track and field, and tennis:  spectator participation remains the same unless otherwise noted by the Blossom Valley Athletic League (BVAL).

We will continue to monitor this situation and make necessary adjustments accordingly.  For additional athletics information, please contact our Athletics Director, Ryan Castaneda at rcastaneda@cuhsd.org.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM CAMPBELL UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT (CUHSD)
 
Please refer to the CUHSD Guidance Table below* for more detailed information, or visit the District's dedicated webpage at https://www.cuhsd.org/apps/pages/coronavirusinfo.  You may also visit the Public Health Department's Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) information webpage for the most current developments, at: https://www.sccgov.org/sites/phd/DiseaseInformation/novel-coronavirus/Pages/home.aspx.
 
UPDATED: March 12th, 2020
 
Coronavirus COVID19 Guidance Table from CUSHD_As of March12th2020
 
* Note: CUHSD Guidance is subject to change based on new developments, recommendations, and mandates from the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department, CDC, and BVAL. The table above will be updated as directed by CUHSD.
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GRAB & GO MEALS FOR ALL STUDENTS - Monday to Friday.
 
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GOT TECH NEEDS? There's a District Team for that!
 
Please contact the CUHSD Tech Department if you need any support or device, at 408-558-3080, option 1.
 
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SHELTER-IN-PLACE RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES
 
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Find helpful information on employment, meals, food pantries, job loss and more, on our resources webpage: delmar.cuhsd.org/apps/pages/shelterinplaceresources 
 
CUHSD PLAN FOR LEARNING CONTINUITY DURING EXTENDED SCHOOL CLOSURE - MARCH 16, 2020
 
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(Source: Campbell Union High School District. Version 1: subject to change)
 
COUNTY SHELTER-IN-PLACE
#StaySafeAtHome
 
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Effective June 5, 2020, the Santa Clara County "Shelter-in-Place" Order has been revised to include more open services and businesses (read the full order below).
 
Effective March 17, 2020, Santa Clara County Residents are mandated to follow the County's "Shelter-in-Place "Order (included below).
 
Update as of March 31, 2020 - Order has been extended to May 3, 2020 (included below).