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Updates and Announcements:
COVID Update: Please keep your children home if they are sick. If they exhibit even one symptom at school, they will need to go home. If your child is out sick for any reason, this Google form must be filled out before they return to school and they must come to the office to receive a return to class slip before they can go to their classroom. OSS Return to school form.
Please note that if a child is out sick for any reason, they can't come back to school without: 1. a negative COVID test or 2. Recent documentation from a healthcare provider that states your child's symptoms are typical of your child's underlying chronic condition (such as allergies) or 3. recent documentation from a healthcare provider confirming an alternative named diagnosis (such as strep or a cold).
Please report all COVID positive cases to Ayesha Siddiq @ email@example.com. She is Ocean Shore's COVID-19 Coordinator and is taking over many of the notification duties previously done by Yolanda at the DO. If your child tests positive for COVID, Ayesha will be in touch with you to provide guidance regarding quarantine and when your child can return to school.
Other School Business:
PTO General Meeting: January 13th 7-8:30 pm. Families get 4 hours for attending! https://us06web.zoom.us/j/97777468177?pwd=OFNoemdYV0hPSURWWElhTDRUbTBVZz09 Meeting ID: 977 7746 8177 Passcode: 631135
After School Program: ASEP is back! Winter classes will start the week of 1/10/22 and run through 4/11/22. Registration started January 6th at 8:00pm. Sign up here: https://my.cheddarup.com/c/asep. If you are paying online, credit card payments are subject to a 3.5% + 0.45 cent service fee. E-Checks are subject to an 0.85 cent service fee. There is no service fee for cash or check payments. Cash or check payments can be delivered to the dark grey safe/box (at the beginning of the kindergarten wing) within 24 hours of enrollment. If hand-delivering, please deliver payments in an envelope marked with your name, student's name, and the class(es) the payments are for. An additional 1 dollar fee is added for ASEP services.
DLG - Diversity Learning Group – Wednesday, January 12th @ 7-8:30pm. DLG serves as a resource for parents, teachers, staff and students in the OSS community to identify and discuss ideas, concerns and areas in need of further growth or awareness. The Diversity Leadership Group’s mission is to provide leadership, guidance and support to the Ocean Shore community to cultivate an environment of inclusion where each individual is valued and respected. Join via Zoom Meeting ID: 630 060 3544 password: DLG
Final Kindergarten Tour: Time: Jan 12, 2022 06:30 PM. Join Zoom Meeting: https://pacificasd.zoom.us/j/82584736528?pwd=L2crWjM1TFgyczdQZ3loazBMN2F5UT09. Meeting ID: 825 8473 6528. Passcode: 320163. One tap mobile: +16699009128,,82584736528#,,,,*320163# US (San Jose)
Yearbook: The yearbook is being compiled, and we need your child's input. Attached are flyers that show step by step instructions on how to upload photos, complete your free personal pages, and purchase your yearbook if you choose to. We need your students' photo submission with their name, grade and classroom Teacher information in the comments. We would love photo submissions of your students for everything else as well: first day of school, outdoor ed, Halloween, read-a-thon, etc. Contact Tanya Guido with any questions. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food Drive: Ava Litz is coordinating a food drive as part of her 8th grade 20% project. Food drive starts on 1/10. Please see the attached flier for details.
PEF: Please see the Pacifica Education Foundation Winter Newsletter below. Please contribute to PEF in 2022!
Principal of Ocean Shore. Check back here for weekly updates and messages from the principal.