TK-KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION DAY POSTPONED
Due to the current school closure for COVID-19 as ordered by the county superintendent of schools office, TK-Kindergarten Registration Day is being postponed. We will reschedule the registration day in the future and let you know when that will be. We apologize for any inconvenience.
TCSOS EXTENDED LEARNING RESOURCES
Tuolumne County Superintendant of Schools has posted resources that were assembled by K-12 technology support teams from around California in an effort to assist all K-12 education agencies with providing distance learning opportunities to their students during the extended school closures (as a response to COVID-19). To access these online resources, click here.
ONLINE RESOURCES FROM OUR TEACHERS
Help keep your students learning at home. Check out our list of online resources for links to teacher class pages, activities and other resources like virtual museums, webcams, videos to stream and more. Visit our list in the For Parents section by clicking here.
OPT-IN SCHOOL MESSENGER FOR TEXT MESSAGES
Those who are listed as contacts for an enrolled student can opt-in to receive notifications via text message. If your telephone number is not in our student information system, your request will be denied.
To opt in:
Send a text with "Subscribe" to 67587
To opt out:
Send a text with "STOP" to 67587
SAFTEY DURING CONSTRUCTION
Currently several areas are temporarily disrupted for construction of our new building. A fence surrounds the construction area to keep students out of the area.
Please do not enter the construction area and be extra cautious and safety minded whenever you visit the campus.
WANTED: CITIZENS OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE MEMBERS
The Sonora School Board is seeking “Parent “ and “Community” representatives to serve a four-year term on the Citizens Oversight Committee. The purpose of the Citizens Oversight Committee (COC) is to inform the public concerning the expenditures of bond revenues. The committee normally meets on a quarterly basis. An interested citizen would need to be a parent who has a child enrolled at Sonora Elementary or a person living within the Sonora Elementary school district boundaries. Please contact Leigh Shampain @ 532-5491 for further information.
For safety, precaution, and in alignment with recent guidelines to limit exposure of COVID-19, Sonora Elementary School closure is extended until April 13, 2020 per the Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools, Cathy Parker. A message has been sent to parents/guardians. We will update the website and send additional messages to keep you informed. At this time, classes will resume on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Notification of the closure extension from the Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools can be viewed by clicking here.
We are pleased to announce our March Student of the Month, Emme Miller.
Emme is the daughter of Kirsten and Brian Miller from Sonora. Emme has been at Sonora Elementary since kindergarten. Emme has represented our school in Cross Country, Volleyball, Track, the County Spelling Bee, and Student Council. She is also a part of the Bobcat Band, playing tuba and saxophone. In the community, she is involved in 4-H and a part of the Motherlode Dance Academy, participating in ballet and contemporary dance. She is looking forward to Sonora High School next year, being involved, meeting new friends, and playing water polo and soccer. Her teachers describe her as a leader, having a great sense of humor, a strong work ethic, and a role model for others. Nice work, Emme!
The Tuolumne County Department of Public Heath web page (link available below) is a great resource to keep on top of local reporting and updates on the virus that is now known as SARS-CoV-2. In addition to local offices, Sonora Elementary administrators remain in daily contact with the Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools office, the Tuolumne County Department of Public Health, California Department of Education, and other state officials.
Sonora Elementary School is closed through April 13, 2020 per the order of the Tuolumne Superintendent of Schools Office. We are in contact with local officials and coordinating with other districts to deliver student meals during the closure. Our website calendar and the Upcoming Events sections above will reflect the times and locations for meal pick ups when the locations and schedules are finalized. In the meantime we have the following reccomendations:
We have sent out a letter to parents/guardians regarding the virus. A copy of the letter is on our website and can be viewed or downloded click here
Please visit the websites below if you require more information about COVID-19, recommended cleaning and disinfecting, and guidelines to talk with your children about the virus.