Echo Info #29

Dear Families,

We hope you had a great week!

Head of School

Distance Learning Continues…

At this point, given that State and County authorities have not sufficiently relaxed confinement and no-gathering orders, we anticipate that the SDFAS campus will remain closed to most students through June 12.

Preschool Reopening for Children of Essential Workers 

We are excited to announce that the Preschool is authorized at this time to re-open its campus for children of essential workers, beginning on June 1. If you are an essential worker, and interested in sending your child back to campus, please click here to convey your interest.

Virtual Gala

On behalf of the students, faculty, and leadership, thank you for your generous contribution to our Solidarity Fund. We, as a community, raised a total net amount of $210,000 for Financial Aid and Professional Development. Bravo!

Distance Learning

Zoom Password this week : 005526

Modifications to the School Calendar

Catch-up days for teachers and students.

  • Monday, May 25th (Memorial Day) – No School
  • Friday, June 5th – No School

Last Day of School 

June 12th 

Upcoming Events

‍🎓 8th Grade Graduation 🎉

June 12th 

To our Eighth Graders, we are planning a full day of celebrations for your graduation! It will be different from previous years for sure. We will celebrate you and your time at SDFAS with an official online ceremony followed by a festive, fun, and loud parade of cars on campus!  More details to follow soon!

  • Graduation Ceremony – 11:00 am
  • Car parade – 3:15 pm  (with cars in the Preschool parking lot starting at 2:45 pm)

‍🎓 Kindergarten Graduation 🎈

June 12th  

It is with enthusiasm and joy that we will be celebrating our kindergarteners as they reach this milestone on their journey.

  • Zoom Graduation – 8:30am
  • Car Parade – 10:00 am

Elementary School Trivia Nights

May 25th – 29th  – 4:00pm-5:00pm. The activity will begin promptly at 4:05pm. Click here to join in!

  • 1st Grade – Monday, May 25th
  • 2nd Grade – Tuesday, May 26th
  • 3rd Grade – Wednesday, May 27th
  • 4th Grade – Thursday, May 28th
  • 5th Grade – Friday, May 29th

Virtual Summer Camp

Click here to register for the Virtual Summer Camp

  • 7 weeks of camp, from June 22 to August 7th, 2020
  • Monday to Friday (Except July 3rd)
  • For children ages 6 (or current Kindergarten) to 17 years old

We will keep you updated if we are allowed to go back to campus during the Summer.

Please note that the campus is reopening for preschoolers on June 1st. If you are considered an “essential worker”, and interested in sending your child back to campus, please click here to convey your interest.

Community Building

“Maintaining Your Sanity While Living with Young Children”

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 12 pm 

  • Sign up here for a Parenting Workshop led by Jeanne-Marie Paynel M.Ed on how to raise self-sufficient and resilient children.
  • Get the support you deserve!

SDFAS “Food Drive” in partnership with Feeding San Diego

Through May 31st

Mask Sewing Donations

Through May 31st

SDFAS Parent Connect Forum

  • As parents, we most certainly need to connect with each other during this period of social distancing! Let’s share what is working for us and our families and how we’ve overcome challenges as we adapt to the current situation. Others among us might then benefit from any tips or advice… Happy posting! Click here to enter the SDFAS Parent Connect Forum.

#InCaseYouMissedIt (#ICYMI)

Healthy and Crowd Pleasing Mexican Food

  • Thank you, Maru Davila! As part of the SDFAS International Week, parents were invited to a cooking class.
  • The recorded event will be shared, along with the recipes, next week!  

DELF Cancelled

  • Please note that your FACTS account will be credited with the fee.

Yearbook 2019 – 2020

  • Order online here by May 31st
  • SDFAS Yearbook code: 12766720
  • Send photos of remote learning that may be included in this year’s Yearbook activities, classes, etc… Be creative!
  • Purchase business advertising or “Love Lines” (personal photos and messages for students).

Preschool – Highlight of the week


Elementary School- Highlight of the week


Middle School Highlight of the week

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