March 13 Update
March 13, 2020
Dear San Pasqual Families,
Out of an abundance of caution, and in consultation with local public health, San Pasqual Union School will close in order to curb the potential transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Our school will be closed starting Monday, March 16th, and is anticipated to reopen on April 14th. While school remains closed, children should stay home. We understand this action may pose added hardship for some of our families but feel these actions are now necessary in light of the global pandemic.
While your student(s) remains home, we encourage you to continue practicing good hygiene, which includes:
• 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.
• Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
• Get vaccinated for the flu is you have not already
If you feel for any reason your child may have or has been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your doctor immediately. Virus symptoms can range from mild to severe and could include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Symptoms may appear in a few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure.
San Pasqual Union School is in the process of determining the best course of action for students to continue learning while the school is closed. We will be sharing those options with you in the near future. In the meantime, we will remain in close contact with the San Diego County Office of Education and local public health officials throughout the duration of this closure and will provide updates to families as appropriate.
We encourage you to stay informed of the situation by regularly checking updates from San Diego County Public Health Services and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
We understand this is a time of uncertainty and concern. We will work through this together to keep our students, families, staff, and community safe.
If you have any questions, please contact me or Mrs. Lee. Thank you for your cooperation and support.
Mark Burroughs, Superintendent/Principal