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Q: How much longer will students be distance learning?

March 26, 2020

A: To decrease the spread of COVID-19, school closure and at-home learning will be extended to the end of the school year, June 4, instead of the initially planned reopening on April 8. For more information, visit the San Mateo County website.

Q: If I’m healthy, why should I have to stay home?

March 24, 2020

A: Even though you feel healthy, there is still a likely chance that you have the virus, despite not showing symptoms. For most people, symptoms start to appear around 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus. However, quite a few young people, mostly children, can be carriers of the virus without even becoming physically ill. By abiding by the law and staying at home instead of seeing your friends...

Q: How does COVID-19 spread?

March 23, 2020

A: COVID-19 spreads through contact with your nose, eyes, or mouth, so that is why being mindful of frequently washing your hands or using hand sanitizer and keeping your distance from others are very important.

Q: How will we take AP tests?

March 21, 2020

A: The College Board recently announced that AP tests will be virtually administered online. Each test is planned to be 45 minutes long and open note; the tests are projected to be only FRQs. Additionally, there will be one earlier test date and one later test date. The college board will publish the unknown details on April 3.

Q: What do I do if I missed my Fall registration appointment?

March 18, 2020

A: Any 10th and 11th grade student that still needs to meet with their counselor regarding Fall classes will get a calendar invite in their email with a day and time to have a Google Meet. At your scheduled time, click on the link in the calendar invite or call the phone number listed. Google Meet can be accessed through any computer, tablet, or smartphone. If you choose to use a tablet or...

Q: What should I do if I get sick?

March 18, 2020

A: If you catch the coronavirus, it is imperative that you limit contact with others by staying home and self-isolating except to receive medical care. If you plan on visiting your doctor's office, call your doctor ahead of the appointment to notify them of your condition so they can prepare their office, staff, and patients to ensure the safety of everyone. Additionally, your family must stay home...

Q: Will athletes get sports credit if their season is canceled?

March 17, 2020

A: Yes, although sports teams are not meeting, athletes will get credit granted that they continue to practice if/when the season resumes.

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