Principal's Update Regarding Coronavirus - March 9, 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 2:52pm

Dear Addison Families,


Earlier today, PAUSD sent a message to all K-12 families regarding the District’s response to the Santa Clara County Public Health Department’s recommendations from March 5th.   Along with other Principals in the district, I had the opportunity to read this message in advance and ask clarifying questions in regards to our site-specific programs and events. Please see below regarding Addison programs:


Event Cancellations

Following the guidance from the County and School District, the following Addison school events are now cancelled:


School-wide Monday assemblies
ALL FIELD TRIPS including walking field trips and 4th grade Coloma Field Trip
Family Library Night
Principal Coffees
Music Performances
Inquiry Fair Parent Visitation (projects are still a requirement for 4thand 5th grades and optional for K-3rd as students can share projects with their class)
Heritage Night
5th grade Wax Museum presentations including day and evening presentations
5th grade Talent Show


Events Currently Scheduled to Proceed

5th Grade Promotion


After School Programs

Our AKC and after school clubs will remain open as participants are limited to Addison students only.


Additional Restrictions - Parent Volunteers

PAUSD communication indicates that “Parents & visitors will not be permitted on school grounds during the school day.  Should any parent have a question regarding whether or not they can participate in an activity, please contact your site administrator.” Parent volunteers will be allowed on campus in limited numbers if a volunteer is required to maintain our instructional programs.  This includes lunch supervision.  Teachers and leads will need to assess other parent volunteer opportunities and communicate accordingly with their volunteers.  Parents can come on to school campus to check in or check out a child during school hours as needed.  Finally, parents can come on to campus for scheduled SST and IEP meetings or other parent-teacher conferences.


Schools Closures & Home Study Materials

At this time, schools will remain open. Please note that according to the message sent by our Superintendent, “we do not have the capacity to provide instructional support for well students who stay at home. If a student has extenuating health circumstances, please contact your site administrator to identify appropriate next steps.”


PAUSD Contacts
For additional questions related to COVID-19 protocols and procedures at the District level, please contact Yolanda Conaway, Assistant Superintendent.  For Addison specific questions, please reach out to Amanda Boyce.

I will continue to work closely with the District, Staff, and PTA to address questions as they arise and respond to updates.  Thank you for your flexibility, patience, and understanding as we strive to keep our community healthy and safe.



Amanda Boyce


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