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Dear Parents/Guardians, 4/2/2020
As of right now East Valley will not resume classes until May 4th, 2020.
Dear East Valley Education Districts, SELPA, Students, Families and Staff, 3/16/2020
The difficult decision has been made to suspend classes effective on Thursday, March 19th through April 5th. We will be adjusting our school calendar and moving spring break to the week of March 23-27th. We will continue to take off Good Friday April 10th. The last day of classes will be Wednesday, March 18 at Noon and school will resume at East Valley on Monday, April 6th. For those districts that are out until April 20th, you will not be penalized if you chose to keep your student(s) home until April 20th. We will continue to monitor and evaluate this plan as new information becomes available. If Modesto City School extends until April 20th, we will follow.
This timeline will give parents time to make necessary arrangements for supervision for their children. This is a particularly tough pronouncement as educating our students is the essence of our mission, but circumstances require we take this action.
Let’s finish the remaining two days with students committed to providing them with the best education.
All the Best, Marshal Musselman
Dear Parents/Guardians, 3/16/2020
Starting on March 19th 9:30-12:30, The sites listed below will have breakfast and lunch available for your student regardless of what city you live in. The service is for students under the age of 18. It will be set up as a drive through service as to limit social contact. Modesto city schools will also have a similar system but will only be catering to their students who reside in the city. At this time Modesto has not listed any sites nor times about meal distribution. Also included is a list of local food banks. As of this morning East Valley Education Center has ordered extra breakfast and lunches for our students who are in need. Please feel free to call the school if you have any questions. (209) 848-1834
Turlock sites: Food Banks:
Cunningham Elementary School Community Sharing Christian Center, Oakdale
Address: 324 W Linwood Ave, Turlock, CA 95380 579 Center St. (209) 847-3401
Osborn Elementary School
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2500 Claus Rd. (209) 551-4463
Wakefield Elementary School
Address: 400 South Ave, Turlock, CA 95380
Second Harvest Food Bank, Manteca
Crowell Elementary School
Address: 118 North Ave, Turlock, CA 95382
Turlock Junior High
Address: 3951 N Walnut Rd, Turlock, CA 95382
Dennis Earl Elementary School
Address: 4091 N Olive Ave, Turlock, CA 95382
Julien Elementary School
Address: 1924 E Canal Dr, Turlock, CA 95380
Riverbank Unified School District: Grab and Go Meals
Meals are available at NO cost during the closure (3/19/2020--4/19/2020) Monday-Friday 8-10 am.
Meals are only available for Riverbank Unified School District students. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. You may go to any of these locations listed below:
-Casa del Rio on Stanislaus Street
-CA Avenue on California Avenue Street
-Cardozo Middle School (front of school)
-Apostolic Assembly Church, 6248 Jackson Ave.
Modesto City Schools Meal Pick-up Schedule March 19-April 3 Available to anyone 18 years and under Children must be present to receive a meal Children will receive a bagged lunch, and breakfast for the following day Locations are set up to be drive-through and families are asked to stay in their vehicle Walk-ups are discouraged, but if necessary, please maintain social distancing If you are late to a pick-up location, go to the next available/closest time and location 11:00-11:30 a.m. (Monday-Friday):
-Davis High School 1200 W. Rumble Rd. Tully Road Parking Lot
--Downey High School 1000 Coffee Rd. Front Parking Lot
--Modesto High School 18 H St. North Parking Lot (across the street from the front of school)
--Shackelford Elementary School 100 School Ave. Front Parking Lot
--Orville Wright Elementary School 1602 Monterey St. Front of School Noon-12:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday) --Franklin Elementary School 120 S. Emerald Ave. Front of School
--Gregori High School 3701 Pirrone Rd. Front Parking Lot
--Johansen High School 641 Norseman Dr. South Bus Drop-off Area (on Creekwood)
--Marshall Elementary School 515 Sutter Ave. Front Parking Lot
--Tuolumne Elementary School 707 Herndon Rd. Front Parking Lot 1:00-1:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)
--Beyer High School 1717 Sylvan Ave. Front Parking Lot
--Bret Harte Elementary School 909 Glenn Ave. Front Parking Lot
--Burbank Elementary School 1135 Paradise Rd. Front Parking Lot
--La Loma Junior High School 1800 Encina Ave. Front Parking Lot
--Roosevelt Junior High School 1330 College Ave. Side of School (on Orangeburg Ave.)
Good afternoon East Valley Education Center staff and parents,
With the cold and flu season upon us and concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to give you the most recent information and provide you with important tips to help you stay healthy this season and help prevent flu/other respiratory illnesses.
Given how quickly the situation is evolving, we continue to monitor new developments as well as the evaluation of our steps and actions. In the meantime, students and staff should continue to practice the same precautions that they normally do during cold and flu season. To help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including the coronavirus and flu, follow these important tips:
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Stay home when you are sick.
Cover your cough/sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash or cough/sneeze into your sleeve.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
Individuals with chronic health issues and/or individuals experiencing severe symptoms should be evaluated by a medical professional.
The CA Department of Public Health does not recommend the use of face masks for general prevention and states handwashing provides better protection from infectious diseases.
As a reminder, if your child is sick, please keep them home from school. All children and staff members with fever (>100.4 F) should remain home from school and other activities until they have no fever for 24 hours, without fever-reducing medication.
It is important to remember that handling the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19 is primarily a task for public health agencies. At EVEC, we will continue to follow directives from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CA Department of Public Health, and our Stanislaus County Public Health Officer.
For your information, I have attached 2 infographics, a link to the CDC coronavirus page, as well as a link to the CA Department of Public Health coronavirus page.
The safety and wellness of our students and staff are a priority, we are grateful for our school community and your help in maintaining a healthy and safe learning environment!