In-Person Instruction Information

Please visit the KSD Distance Learning Portal for distance learning information and resources.

Marin Public Health Update

Marin Public Health School Update Recording: View the recording from the May 3, 2021 update on vaccination distribution, testing, and other pertinent information for schools.

When to Quarantine

KSD requires quarantine for the following:

  • Travel outside California
  • High Risk Gathering - examples include large gatherings with more than 3 families, such as wedding, party, sporting event, concerts, etc.

Contact Laurel Yrun, KSD School Nurse at lyrun@kentfieldschools.org if you have any questions.

Safety Plans

Public Health Guidance for K-12 Schools in California, 2020-2021 School Year – Updated 3-20-2021

Highlights Include:

  • Distancing students at least 3 feet in classrooms
  • All schools eligible to open if case rates are below 25 per 100,000
  • Importance of maintaining stable groups of students

District Information

Announcement, April 16, 2021: Kentfield School District (KSD) and the Kentfield Teachers Association (KTA) we are pleased to announce our mutual agreement regarding school operations through the 2021-22 school year.

Announcement, November 6, 2020: KSD and KTA negotiators met today and mutually confirmed the school district is prepared to begin Hybrid Instruction on November 12. School Principals provided additional information about this transition on Saturday, November 7.

KSD Community Conversation with Local Physicians & Administrators, October 15, 2020

  • A Perspective of In-Person Instruction in a COVID-19 Environment

Bacich Information

Kent Information

Marin County Information

Marin County Public Health

Marin County Office of Education

State Information

The Blueprint for a Safer Economy offers a simplified four-tiered color coded system to monitor status of COVID-19 across the state. This system tracks the number of new cases per 100,000 people and positive test rates. The tiers are set up as follows:

California Blueprint for a Safer Economy Tiers

Internet and Connectivity

For the most up-to-date information, the CDE recommends visiting EveryoneOn.org/cetf.

Having an affordable home Internet connection is critical to stay informed and in contact with friends and family during the COVID-19 emergency.

Resources for Families

  • Learning Activities - Kentfield's collection of sites with activities students can do at home.

Social Emotional Support

The Bacich and Kent counselors have created documents to support the emotional needs of students and families during the closure:

In partnership with Governor Newsom, Parents Anonymous® Inc. recently launched the California Parent & Youth Helpline and Online Parents Anonymous® Support Groups in response to the Coronavirus to provide free trauma-informed, evidenced-based emotional support to Parents, Children and Youth in any language via calls, text, live chat, and email.

  • The California Parents & Youth Helpline operates 7 days a week from 8 a.m.-8: p.m.
  • Parents can Join a Weekly Online Support Group NOW through the website: caparentyouthhelpline.org. In this confidential setting, Parents address their underlying emotions and build resiliency to strengthen their family.

Parent Education Series Webinars

Marin County Behavioral Health and Recovery Series and the Marin County Office of Education offered a webinar series focusing on mental health and wellness in the home.

Health and Wellness Webinar Recordings

  • Effective Strategies to Support Loneliness and Isolation Due to Lack of Direct Peer Interactions
  • Strategies to Address Building an Effective Home Routine/Schedule for Individuals/Families
  • Developing Coping Skills to Help Adapt to Change

Drive-Thru Food Distribution at Northgate Mall

Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.