COVID-19 Updates

This is the newletters for all things COVID-19 related

Updated CDPH Quarantine Guidance 1/18

Dear Bella Mente Families: On January 12, 2022, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) made a significant revision to their guidance and recommendations for students who are exposed to someone with COVID-19 in school settings. The CDPH now recommends a Group-Tracing Approach to students exposed to COVID-19. The San Diego County COVID-19 Decision Trees for K-12 Schools have been updated …

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Vaccination Mandate for Public and Private Schools

Dear Parents/Guardians,   As you may have heard, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California will mandate vaccines for all public and private school students ages 12 and older learning in person, once the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is fully authorized by the Food and Drug Administration for children ages 12 to 15.  Currently, the vaccine is fully …

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Spring Reopening #7 5/14

Dear Parents/Guardians, You may have heard the recommendations announced yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) relaxing face covering guidelines for individuals fully vaccinated against COVID-19, suggesting they may be removed in most but not all indoor and outdoor settings. While this is encouraging (and exciting), it’s important to remember that we …

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Spring Reopening Letter #6 5/10

Dear Parent/Guardian: Thank you Bella Mente stakeholders for your responses to our Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) funding survey. This survey requested feedback as we plan for next year. Your valuable feedback helped us create a plan for our expected AB86 ELO grant funding. This state funding is intended to help school districts address the learning recovery needs …

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