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(released July 9, 2021)

SAN FRANCISCO HEALTH OFFICER ON SCHOOL REOPENING FOR FULL TIME IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION THIS FALL AS CDC ISSUES NEW GUIDANCE 

Good afternoon school and childcare partners –  As you may have read in the media, the CDC updated their schools guidance for this coming fall.  In response, the SF Health Officer issued this media statement clarifying expectations for schools in San Francisco.   For your reference, here are direct links to CDC schools guidance and CDPH press release issued this morning stating CDPH will require universal indoor masking but not physical distancing.CDPH is now updating their schools guidance and it is expected early next week.  The Schools Team stands ready to update guidance and begin approval process for remaining TK-12 schools in SF.  We will be in touch more next week when CDPH publishes updates. 

Useful resources

Here are some available resources you can share with your communities. Mention of any of these organizations does not imply endorsement by the Second District State PTA.

San Francisco Unified School District’s (SFUSD) COVID-19

Free Meals for all SFUSD students for the upcoming school year

Technology Resources for Families

Housing Support Info from South of Market Community Action Network (SOMCAN)

PTA Virtual Meeting Guidelines


4-1-1 Wednesdays with the Second District PTA: These hour-long town halls were created and recorded to support our units and to connect leaders across the school district.

Congratulations to the Incoming Second District PTA Executive Board

They will serve from July 2021 – June 2023.

President: Melissa Mountain, Marina Middle School
Executive Vice President: Yvette Edwards, Sunnyside Elementary
Treasurer: Sheila Santos, Aptos Middle School and Lowell High School
Financial Secretary: Clare Kay, Everett Middle School
Secretary: Jessica Thompson, Galileo Academy of Science & Technology
Vice President, Leadership: Michelle Parker, Lowell High School
Vice President, Membership: Sally Blumenfeld, Lincoln High School
Vice President, Outreach: Girlie Aguilar, Bessie Carmichael Elementary
Vice President, Education: Rachel Gee, Alamo Elementary, Roosevelt Middle School
Auditor: Annie Chow, Washington High School 
Parliamentarian: Johnny Knadler, Alamo Elementary

Committee Chairs appointed by Board:

Arts Education & Advocacy Committee Chair: Suz Dehne, Ruth Asawa School of the Arts
Family Engagement: Antonina Real, Bessie Carmichael Elementary
Health and Safety: Nancy Buffum, Ruth Asawa School of the Arts
Website: Sharon Ohlson, Roosevelt Middle School

Advisors

Past President, Albert Ko, CIS DeAvila Elementary, Roosevelt Middle School, Lowell High School
Past Second District Board Members, Kari Gray, Carol Kocivar, Terry Norbury, Shellie Wiener

If you are interested in any of the following elected positions, email Secretary@sfpta.org. Here’s the link to the position descriptions.

Vice President, Communications
Vice President, Legislation
Historian

If you are interested in any Committee positions, email Parliamentarian@sfpta.org

Reflections
Meeting Hospitality
Founders Day Awards and Recognition coordinator
Student Advisor
Language Pathways

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