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Below are the previous updates sent to SMFCSD families via email from our SchoolMessenger system.

August 4, 2020 Superintendent Update including:

  • COVID-19 Conditions: San Mateo County is currently on the State’s Watch List

  • NEW 2020-2021 School Calendar: First day of student instruction is Monday, August 17

  • Start of Year Class Assignments: ALL SMFCSD students will begin the year in Distance Learning assigned to a teacher from their home school. Class assignments and schedules will be sent to you from your schools during the week of August 10.

  • Memo of Understanding (MOU) with San Mateo Elementary Teachers’ Association (SMETA): SMETA has ratified the MOU for the Distance Learning program and it will be presented to the Board of Trustees on Thursday, Aug 6.

  • Family Support – Technology and Other Materials: Please see full message for technology and other material considerations.

  • Free and Reduced-Price Meal Application: Apply now for free and reduced-price meals

  • Assistance for Families–San Mateo County Relief Fund: San Mateo County Immigrant Relief Fund information (English and Spanish). 

  • Give Your Suggestions to District Reopening Teams: Please complete this survey to share suggestions with District Reopening Teams

 Please read the full message (English Spanish)

2019-2020 Coronavirus (covid-19) updates to FAMILIES

Below are the previous updates sent to SMFCSD families via email from our SchoolMessenger system.

  • April 15, 2020, Message to Families of Students Receiving Special Education Services, message coming soon.

  • April 14, 2020, Message to Families in English and Spanish with details on the topics below. Please read full message. 
    • Chromebook/hotspot Distribution Instructions (English Spanish)
    • Essential Worker Childcare Survey (English Spanish)
    • Free Meal Distribution Through June 30, 2020 (English Spanish}
    • Quick Message to Families with Children Who Receive Special Education Services
    • Thank you to the San Mateo Public Libraries 
  • April 3, 2020, Spring Break Message to Families (English Spanish). Includes Distance Learning Phase II Details, Frequently Asked Questions about Distance Learning and other topics, Spring Break, Health and Wellness, Housing and other resources for families.
  • April 2, 2020, Distance Learning Update to the Board of Trustees