COVID-19 Information and Updates

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COVID-19 Updates

  • Important announcement and resources for SB Unified families and staff

    April 3, 2020 Important announcement and resources for SB Unified families and staff Dear Santa Barbara Unified School District families, students and staff, The closure of all schools in Santa Barbara Unified School District will extend through the end of the academic year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. While school facilities are closed, instruction – via distance learning – will continue. We have just finished our second day of ...
  • Tools & resources for SB Unified’s Wed. April 1 launch of online learning: a new type of school

    March 31, 2020 Tools & resources for SB Unified's Wed. April 1 launch of online learning: a new type of school Remote learning starts this Wednesday, April 1: families were sent messages about this from their principals as well as from the district. Secondary Schools– Secondary Remote Learning Master Schedule and Guidelines  Teachers will be reaching out to students with expectations and support around remote learning. Students MUST check email to be sure they are responding to their teachers. Elementary- Elementary ...
  • We’ve missed you! Wednesday, April 1 will function as our first day of a new kind of school

    March 31, 2020 We've missed you! Wednesday, April 1 will function as our first day of a new kind of schoolDear Families of SB Unified: We extend our heartfelt care and concern to you as we navigate this global crisis together. We can announce that SBUnified schools will remain closed through Friday, May 1. Based on that decision, and in the face of unprecedented constraints, we as educators have the opportunity to provide our children and ...
  • Important SB Unified message heading into spring break regarding school closure, learning at home & other information

    March 20, 2020 Important SB Unified message heading into spring break regarding school closure, learning at home & other informationDear SB Unified Families and Staff, These are truly unprecedented times for all of us.  In my lifetime, I have experienced a significant moment about every twenty years – the assassination of JFK (1963), the space shuttle Challenger explosion (1986), 9-11 (2001), and now COVID-19 (2020).  We will all remember where we were when the coronavirus ...
  • Important message: Resources to support learning at home during school closure

    March 17, 2020   Dear SB Unified Families, Thank you for your patience in these uncertain times. Our district office team has been actively formulating short- and long-term plans for instruction that will meet the needs of all our learners in SB Unified. We will continue to provide regular updates via ParentSquare, and we thank you for monitoring and directing ...
  • COVID-19: Important notice regarding school closure

    March 13, 2020 COVID-19: Important notice regarding school closure Attention families, staff and students of SB Unified: We are forwarding you an important message from Santa Barbara County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Susan Salcido that reflects the collaboration between SB Unified, our partner districts across the county, the Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health and the Santa Barbara County Education Office. Santa Barbara County schools ...

COVID-19 Information

Santa Barbara Unified School District officials are closely monitoring the Coronavirus situation and are following the guidelines set forth by the county and state Public Health Departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.) We will continue to update our families and staff through our website, Parentsquare and other communication channels. The Santa Barbara County’s Public Health Department has local information HERE  and has established a hotline with recorded information in English and Spanish at 805-681-4373.

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