As the new year approaches, and families start making plans to return to school, I want to take this opportunity to remind you that we must continue to be vigilant against COVID-19, particularly with regard to the Omicron variant, which appears to be settling in across the Bay Area. Although cases across the nation are rising, many people in the Bay Area are fully vaccinated and boosted, which has fortunately helped to curtail severe illness, even in instances of breakthrough infections.
South San Francisco Unified School District officials are mulling over potential plans for embracing a new transitional kindergarten program that would align with state goals to broaden early education opportunities but wouldn’t come with additional state funding.
Happy holidays to you and yours from South San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Shawnterra Moore.
Live, musical performances returned to South San Francisco Unified School District (SSFUSD) with El Camino High School’s first in-person, winter concert since the onset of COVID-19 in 2020.
Students of South San Francisco Unified School District’s (SSFUSD) adult transition program (ATP) have been helping to prepare and serve meals at schools to help alleviate the effects of a COVID-19-induced staffing shortage that has impacted the district’s pool of substitute teachers, extended care teachers, and food service workers.
In the News: South San Francisco Unified School District’s Learning Center to be renamed after Gene Mullin
The South San Francisco Unified School District’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution during its Nov. 18 meeting to rename the Community Learning Center at 520 Tamarack Lane after Gene Mullin, the late California assemblymember and South San Francisco High School history teacher.
We’ve reached the Thanksgiving holiday, and it is important to celebrate all the positive things we’ve done to get to this point. This is the season of gratitude and I’m grateful for the good fortune of health, family and friends. However, I am especially grateful to be a part of our incredible community and want to express my sincere thanks to all of you.
Current and former students of Deborah Carlino’s fifth grade class at Martin Elementary School in South San Francisco Unified School District (SSFUSD) hailed the California state senate’s vote to designate November 14 as Ruby Bridges Day throughout the state of California.
South San Francisco students at Martin Elementary School celebrated Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day for the first time Wednesday morning since the occasion was officially signed into state law earlier this year.
South San Francisco High School’s annual Día de los Muertos celebration returned for the first time since 2019 with live dance performances by the school’s ballet folklorico program and the construction of a gigantic Day of the Dead altar.