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October is Safety Month Part 2

Here is Part 2 of my Principal’s Bulletin focusing on safety. I hope you find some valuable information and resources below. . . . October 19-23 marks Digital Citizenship Week . . . . With Halloween right around the corner, we are all wondering how we will celebrate the holidays while following safety and health guidelines . . . We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? . . . READ MORE

October is Safety Month Part 1

Great California Shakeout - October 15
Each year we join other Californians in participating in the International Shakeout Day on the third Thursday of October, which this year is Thursday, October 15. There has been a lot of uncertainty over the past few months. Work environments are adapting and changing. Schools are considering how to operate. It seems like every day, we are confronting new challenges. All while earthquakes are still happening . . . Read more

Math at Heather

We know that parents, more than ever, are deeply involved in math support with their children at home in distance learning. To help with the home-school partnership, I wanted to share some information on our math program here at Heather. . . . Read more

Reading Workshop

At Heather, we’re excited to continue to use Reader’s Workshop during distance learning to support literacy learning for each child. The reading workshop is one essential component of a balanced literacy program which also includes read alouds, shared reading, interactive writing, and shared writing. A workshop method blends direct teaching and carefully selected anchor texts with time for students to read and think about self-selected books . . . Read More

2020-2021 SCSD Parent Education Events

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.

Sept. DL Attendance, School-wide Expectations & Destressing

Now that we are heading into the second full week of school and you will soon have a chance to learn more about your child(ren)’s classroom(s) at tonight's Back to School Night, we are working hard to implement the routines and expectations that come with the new school year. Students are learning classroom rules, expected behaviors for live instruction, and how to transition into the “school” mindset. For some children, this settling-in process seems smooth, and for others, it takes longer and may require additional support and effort . . . READ MORE

Campus Closed

Heather School will be open to staff and certain limited services only. We are asking for your support in helping enforce social distancing protocols (such as these recommended by the WHO) for the good of our community. Read More
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