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Local Vaccine Clinic January 26

County’s Mobile Clinic comes to Castlemont School

student receiving injection

A community COVID-19 vaccine clinic is coming to 

Castlemont Elementary School

Wed., Jan. 26, 2022

3 until 7 p.m. 

In response to the Public Health’s urging that all who are eligible to be vaccinated get vaccinated, we are hosting another vaccine clinic. The clinic is offering first doses for people ages 5 years and up and boosters for those who are eligible.

No proof of immigration status is required. 
Clinic staff will be on site to support language needs and disability access.
More information at sccfreevax.org or 408-970-2999.

Save Time! Come Prepared!

Complete the vaccine clinic forms and bring the printed copy with you to the clinic.

School Tours - Save the Date

We are looking forward to meeting our new families!

School tours will be held on Wednesday, February 2nd at 3:00 pm.  Tours will take place in person on campus.  Capri Principal, Mr. Eric Brown will give a presentation in the cafeteria followed by a school tour.   Mark your calendar!

First Grade Robots

Check out some of the creative robots our first graders created!

A student and their robot

Thank you parents who donated supplies to help our first graders create all kinds of robots.

Jan. 19: COVID-19 Update

Guidance for Schools Evolves Again

blocks spelling omicron variant

Our relentless effort to effectively manage COVID-19 has taught us all to expect change. This week, another guidance update was released due to the Omicron variant surge.

On January 18th the District sent updated information to all families about California Department of Public Health’s revised guidance for TK-12 settings which identifies alternative approaches to contact tracing and quarantine. (If you  did not receive the notice, please contact your child’s school for a copy.)

Under this update, state and county public health officials tell us that, once-weekly testing may be implemented in lieu of traditional exposure notification and contact tracing

Our schools have offered weekly testing on campus since September. Through our partnership with Grapefruit Testing, the process is streamlined and provides quicker notice of COVID-positive test results for students enrolled in the program. Families who wish to enroll their students in the Grapefruit’s testing program will find the consent form here in English, and here in Spanish

Our primary aim is to keep schools open for students to attend and learn safely. According to our public health officials, for the majority of children, the risks from COVID-19 infection are outweighed by the known social and mental health harms of remote learning, even during the current Omicron surge.

We remain committed to protecting the health and well-being of our students and staff. We continue to  follow safety protocols, including masking and proper ventilation, to further reduce the risk of in-school COVID-19 transmission. We will continue to update our COVID-19 online dashboard and will provide updates to families when guidance from health officials changes. 

While the community spread continues, we appreciate your diligence in monitoring your students, keeping them home if they are symptomatic, and having them participate in weekly testing.

When the Going Gets Tough, Get Calm

Family “Calming Kits” are available through FIRST 5

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FIRST 5 of Santa Clara County offers calming kits for families. A calming kit is a set of tools to support children and families with understanding and regulating emotions and decreasing stress.

To register and schedule a time to pick up a calming kit, call 1-888-479-0837. For more information about FIRST 5 Santa Clara County, visit www.first5kids.org.