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March 30, 2020

"When you meet your obstacles with gratitude, your perception starts to shift, resistance loses its power, and grace finds a home within you." - Oprah Winfrey

 

Thank you to the many families who have reached out to me. My heart is overwhelmed with gratitude for the kindness shown to me in our school community. Please continue to stay well!

 

School Closure Update

  • School offices will be closed until Monday, May 4th, 2020. Students tentative return: May 5th.
 
Mrs. Doyle's Mindful Monday Message: March 30th: https://youtu.be/y6prj1k4DCo

 

Digital Citizenship and Family Support: Here are many free parent resources from Common Sense Media to help you navigate: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/resources-for-families-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic

 

Ring of Responsibility Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQSnzrB5bso

 

MBUSD Tech Use Agreement:

http://www.gamutonline.net/district/manhattanbeach/displayPolicy/465740/6

 

MBUSD Distance Resources for Parents:

https://www.mbusd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=138436&type=d&pREC_ID=1852291

 

Stay Informed and Be Calm. Here are a few resources for you to help guide conversations with your child about COVID-19:

 

Classroom Information – Teachers are communicating with students in a variety of ways including via Google Classroom, Google Meet, Zoom, Flip Grid, Teacher-tube, and utilizing a variety of instructional strategies/resources to support student learning.

 

Schedule:

  • During this time, we encourage you to create a family schedule balancing school work, screen time, creative activities, exercise, chores, reading those just right books, outdoor activities and free time. Please know that our teaching staff is on their own journey with remote/distance learning and that lessons and interactions will evolve over time. We SO appreciate your patience and support.

 

Social Distancing Graphic

 

Social Distancing: I want to reiterate the critical importance of safe social distancing.

 
 
 
 

 Spring Break:   

  • MBUSD will be on Spring Break from Friday, April 3rd at 3pm through Tuesday April 14th at 8am. Thank you for using this time to RELAX, enjoy family time AND give our staff a well needed break.
 
Mrs. Snively's Weekly Read Aloud: Please go to http://www.grandviewlibrary.info/ found under the Read-Alouds tab This week's direct link is http://www.grandviewlibrary.info/read-alouds-2019-20.
 
MakerSpace Activities from Ms. Paki: http://gvmakerspace.weebly.com/

 

Continue to stay healthy, hold your kiddos close and find the joy in EVERY day!

Warmly,

Mrs. Doyle

 

Previous Monday Messages:

March 23 Monday Message  "The Grateful Song" by Nimo

 

Past Principal Communication Regarding Closure: