National School Counseling Week 2023 (Feb. 6-10), sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), highlights the essential contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems and the tremendous impact they have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. School counselors help students in more ways than you may know. This week we celebrate our school counselors, Rachael Kobe (THS), Morgan Shepherd (WMS/INV), and Susan Winters (TES/BBS)! Learn more about the role of this essential profession: https://www.schoolcounselor.org/role Please take a moment to thank your school counselor!
Marin County Office of Education (MCOE) is supporting a virtual parent/caregiver doubleheader event on February 1st. The Vigilant Parent Initiative is presenting on Online Safety (6pm) and the Let's Talk Community Discussion series is covering Parenting to Support Teens (7pm). Two great opportunities in one night! Please see flyer for details and to register!
Parent Wellness Series (PWS) event NEXT TUESDAY, 1/24, 6-7pm, IN-PERSON @ Tomales Elementary School. Topic: Self-Care - Mind & Body. Please join us to learn about the brain/body connection and how to support self-care through the use of mindfulness and relaxation strategies. You will also learn about nutrition and how fueling and moving your body in healthy ways contributes to optimal wellness. Healthy snack provided. Children welcome. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation.
Friday 1/13/23 School schedule will move to a minimum day schedule, ending at 12:30pm. Based on the current road conditions, predicted weather throughout the afternoon, and the high tide planned for the later afternoon, we have decided to move to a minimum day schedule, with the school day ending at 12:30pm. Please pick up students by 12:30pm, and our busses will be departing soon after. South busses from Tomales may travel through Chileno Valley Rd, with Highway 1 potentially closing just south of Tomales, so understand that there may be delays in return time. We want to ensure our students, families, and staff are able to return safely home. Please contact your school site with any questions.
All schools will be open tomorrow Friday, January 13th. We will monitor tomorrow's weather activity throughout the day and update you if needed, however at this time we anticipate no disruption to school.
All Shoreline schools will be open today. We will continue to monitor the weather, road, and power conditions throughout the day and update you as needed. We will provide an update by 6pm tonight about the status of school for tomorrow. We appreciate your attention, flexibility, and support.
We are planning to reopen all Shoreline schools tomorrow Thursday, January 12th. We will evaluation conditions again in the morning after tonight's rain. We will post another communication by 6AM tomorrow with updates.
All Shoreline schools will be open today. We will continue to monitor the weather, road, and power conditions throughout the day and update you as needed. We will provide an update by 6pm tonight about the status of school for tomorrow.
We are planning to reopen all Shoreline schools tomorrow Wednesday, January 11th. We will evaluate conditions again in the morning after tonight's rain. We will send another communication by 6AM tomorrow with updates.
WMS, INV, TES, and THS will all reopen today. As the power remains off in Bodega Bay, with no current timetable for return, BBS will remain closed today Tuesday 1/10/23.
WMS, INV, TES, and THS will all reopen today. The power is currently out in Bodega Bay, so we are waiting to make a determination about BBS. We will send another message by 6:45AM regarding the status of BBS. We encourage everyone to take extra time and care in their travel today. We recognize that the rain and wind are persisting, and we also understand the importance of having our students in school. We will continue to monitor the weather, road, and power conditions and adjust our plans as needed. We appreciate your support, attention, and flexibility.
All schools plan to be open Tuesday January 10th. We are watching our current road closures closely, and will evaluate them again in the morning after tonight's rain. We will send another communication by 6AM tomorrow with updates.
All schools will be closed today, Monday January 9th. While the power has returned to our school sites, based on our assessment of the current road and weather conditions, we believe that the safest course of action is to close schools for today. We will make this school day up on our second emergency make up day, on May 26, 2023. We anticipate reopening schools tomorrow, Tuesday January 10th, with less severe weather continuing throughout the week. I will send an update this evening by 6pm. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
SUSD Update for Monday 1/9/23: All schools plan to be open tomorrow. At this point the power is on at all of our schools and the road conditions allow for travel to all school sites, therefore all schools are planning to be open tomorrow, Monday January 9th. We are anticipating another storm this evening and will be tracking the travel and power conditions into the early morning. We will send an updated message tomorrow morning by 6AM to confirm school status and/or update you as needed.
Due to predicted weather conditions, the WM/INV Community Schools meeting will be rescheduled for Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 3:30pm in the Family Center.
We’re thrilled to announce the new app for ShorelineUSD! It’s everything ShorelineUSD, in your pocket. https://youtu.be/EIMZJdRLAlI. (Instructions in English) https://youtu.be/7QJ6BlbC2kk (Instructions in Spanish) With the new app, you can access documents, events, news updates, and even emergency notifications. Download for Android https://bit.ly/3Mp45sN Download for iPhone https://apple.co/3MnnOcp
THS, TES, and BBS will be open today, WMS/INV remain closed As the roads are open, the power has returned, and the weather forecast for today is stable, Tomales High School, Tomales Elementary School, and Bodega Bay School will reopen today Friday 1/6/23. With the power is still out in Point Reyes Station, Inverness Park, and Inverness, West Marin School and Inverness School will remain closed. NOTE: The THS transfer stop in Inverness has been moved from Vision Rd to the Inverness Post Office today for safety reasons. We will continue to monitor the weather, power, and road conditions over the weekend and provide updates regarding school for next week. We will send an update by 6pm Sunday night with more information.
We continue to hope that we can reopen Shoreline Unified School District schools for Friday, January 6th, however we are still waiting for power to be returned across the district. Road and weather conditions for tomorrow are favorable for a return school, but we cannot confirm reopening until we know our schools will have power. After reviewing these conditions early tomorrow, we will make a final determination and inform families by 6AM.