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Our Coronavirus web page will be updated regularly to provide the most current information and resources.


May 22, 2020 Message to Families including the following: 

  • Thank you to our Classified Staff with Resolution and thank you video
  • Virtual Coffee Chat: Next Date, May 27, 7-8:30 pm (extended 30 Minutes)
  • Distance Learning Survey: Currently closed pending review
  • Summer Program: Limited program due to COVID-19 restrictions
  • SEDAC: Invitation to participate in Workgroups, give input on draft bylaws and attend their next meeting, Tuesday, June 2, 7:00 pm 
  • Assistance for Families: Disaster Relief for Immigrants (English | Spanish) and Pandemic-EBT
  • Save the Date:June 12, 7:00–7:15 pm for “MAKE SOME NOISE,” a multi-city celebration honoring all fifth, eighth and twelfth graders. More info coming soon.
  • SMFC Education Foundation earns over $113,000 on their way to their $260,000 goal. 

Please see the full message in English and Spanish

may 18, 2020 UPDATE to families from dr. rosas, Superintendent

May 18, 2020 Message to Families (in English and Spanish) including the following: 

  • Gratitude for Certificated Staff, launch of Classified School Employee Week and related Board recognition. See Staff Appreciation web page
  • Links to San Mateo County COVID-19 data and resources
  • Thank you to generous donors
  • Updates on free meal distribution, connections to students, summer and fall plans. 
  • Virtual Coffee Chat dates and link to Coffee Chat web page providing participation instructions


May 1, 2020 Message to Staff and Families (in English and Spanish).

family resource website, Distance learning and other topics



Link to Image of Family Website - English

Link to Image of Family Website - Spanish

Look for information about:

  • Supporting Distance Learning from Home
  • Curriculum Resources
  • Technology Resources
  • English Learner Support
  • Special Education Resources
  • Social and Emotional Health
  • Enrichment and Extension Activities
  • Community Resources
  • Frequently Asked Questions

You can find all previous updates BELOW on this webpage. 

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News and information

Please consult these Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpages on the sites of these organizations for the most authoritative guidance: 

Taking care of yourself and your family

Personal protective care is one of the most effective ways to maintain good health. has several wonderful Coronavirus resources for families to visit, and of course, CDC has a wealth of information. 

    Screenprint from Talking to Kids about Coronavirus web article



 Do You have Non-medical Questions Questions?

San Mateo County's Emergency Operations Center provides a 24-hour a day, 7 days a week call number for non-medical questions. Dial 2-1-1. You can also txt “coronavirus” to 211211 for updates.

previous SMFCSD 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