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  • Preppy K and Kindergarten Options for Reopening Schools

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  • 1st Grade Options For Reopening Schools

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  • Karen Hendricks Named New Alta Loma School District Superintendent

    Longtime educator and administrator Karen Hendricks, the current deputy superintendent of the Palo Alto Unified School District, has been appointed superintendent of schools for the Alta Loma School District. She will begin leadership of the district on Feb. 1, 2021.

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  • ALSD Waiver Application Approved; Planning for Return Format and Date Continues

    The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health has approved the Alta Loma School District’s waiver application for elementary schools to return to in-person classroom instruction. District officials continue to meet with teachers and families to plan details for schools to safely reopen. The return to schools will be a combination of a hybrid in-person educational model and a continuation of the current distance learning format. Families will be able to choose the option that is best for their children.

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  • Hermosa Curbside Library Keeps Students Reading During Distance Learning

    COVID-19 may keep students from visiting their respective school libraries, but new Hermosa Elementary School librarian Brandy Taylor has initiated a program that takes the library to students. The Hermosa library can now be accessed online, and books can be checked out and picked up at the school office. The only things missing are the bookshelves, library cards and a visit with the librarian.

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  • Dave Roberts Steps Down from School Board After 12 Years

    Dave Roberts, who has enjoyed a long career in education as a teacher, administrator and for the past 12 years as a member of the Alta Loma School District Board of Trustees, has retired from the school board. Roberts has been an advocate for teachers and students beyond his service as a school board member.

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  • Buller Re-elected; School Board Welcomes New Member

    Alta Loma School District board trustee Brad Buller will serve a fourth term on the school board following his Nov. 3 re-election to ALSD Trustee Area 4. And for the first time in a dozen years, the ALSD Board of Trustees has a new member. Jessica Martinez was unopposed in Trustee Area 2 and she was confirmed without an election following the retirement of longtime board member Dave Roberts.

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  • ALSD Superintendent James Moore Now Set to Retire in January

    Alta Loma School District Superintendent James Moore, who previously announced he would retire in June but remained in the role because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will officially retire Jan. 31, 2021. “The board sincerely thanks Mr. Moore for his years of service and for his continued leadership that he so generously will continue through January,” said Rebecca Davies, president of the ALSD Board of Trustees.

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  • Measure H: Bond-Funded Projects Accelerate During Pandemic

    Perhaps the only silver lining to the closure of schools during the COVID-19 pandemic is the progress that has been achieved to renovate and modernize Alta Loma School District campuses while students are away. Construction at several schools has accelerated and is expected to be completed earlier than originally anticipated. The projects are funded through the $58 million Measure H general obligation bond, which was approved by Rancho Cucamonga voters in 2016.

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