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Woodside’s prom will be postponed until mid or late May following new district guidelines that call for cutting back on “non-essential” school activities to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Principal Burbank sent out the following email to Woodside parents on Tuesday night to inform them of the changes.
We are in different times, folks, and this global issue requires different measures. As we move from containment to mitigation of the Coronavirus, our district determined the following guidelines about essential and non-essential activities after consultation with county health, county office of ed, and principals:
Essential Activities Guidelines CONTINUE AS IS…IN SESSION:
All regularly scheduled classes and support services during the school day
Before and after school interventions, tutoring, support services and small group activities
Staff and School Board meetings
California Interscholarship Federation (CIF and CCS) sports; practices
Non-Essential Activities Guidelines CANCEL, POSTPONE, OR MODIFY THRU APRIL
Large gatherings for trainings or conferences
Field Trips: no new field trips; no large groups; no long distance travel (out of bay area)
School assemblies, concerts, performing arts events, dances (reschedule April prom date to mid- to late-May)
Facility rentals by outside groups
These district-approved, and your principal-supported, measures will have evolving parameters. For now, these are in place through the end of April. As ever, Go WILDCATS!
The Paw Print will continue to update this story as more information is released. For more updates on the coronavirus, view: “Carlmont SAT Canceled In Response to Coronavirus Spread,” “Menlo School Reopens Following Coronavirus Scare,” “Woodside Worries About The Coronavirus,” “Xenofobia traída por el Coronavirus,” and “The Mental Side Effects of the Coronavirus.”