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Welcome to Duncan Russell Community Day School

meet the principal

Traci Mitchell, Administrator

Hello Parents and Students,

I am thrilled about leading the Alternative Education sites in TUSD!

I am the Principal for Duncan-Russell Community Day School and Stein High Continuation High School.  I come to serve you with 20+ years of experience working with youths from a wide variety of populations.  I am committed to student strength-based focused teaching and dedicated to creating a positive learning environment and making a difference in students’ lives. 

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School News

TUSD IS REOPENING SCHOOLS

The board voted to reopen schools as follows:

Grades K-6: Will reopen on March 22nd.

Grades 7-12: Will reopen once we are in the red tier.

Letters to families with more details are being sent out today and also posted on our COVID PAGE 

BOARD COMMITTEE MEETINGS

All upcoming board committee meetings will be listed here:

February 24, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.
Review agenda HERE.
Charter School Committee:  VIEW MEETING HERE

If you have technical difficulties viewing this meeting, please call in at (209) 662-6890.

Please note that no formal action is taken at board committee meetings.  The Public may view and/or comment during the specified time on the agenda.

COVID 19 SCHOOL GUIDANCE CHECKLIST

Tracy Unified School District has submitted their COVID 19 SCHOOL GUIDANCE CHECKLIST.  It can be found on the COVID 19 Information Page along with more important information.

VIEW HERE

SAFETY PLANS

All school sites have a prepared safety plan.  To view site safety plans, please visit our COVID PAGE.  All safety plans are listed as well as other helpful school information.

VIEW SAFETY PLANS

Thank you!

INFO ON COVID VACCINE

Please view this informational video which answers questions regarding the COVID 19 VACCINE: VIEW VIDEO HERE

Here's a video from San Joaquin County Superintendent's in support of the vaccine: VIEW VIDEO HERE

Thank you!

LCAP STAKEHOLDER MEETINGS

TUSD LCAP STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITY
Come and join us to learn about TUSD programs and services to support student success. All stakeholder engagement meetings will provide:

*TUSD Student Data
*Program Overview
*Opportunity to provide LCAP input
*Opportunity to ask questions about LCAP programs and services

Dates:               

Thursday, March 18, 2021 JOIN MEETING HERE
Thursday, April 15, 2021  JOIN MEETING HERE
Thursday, April 29, 2021  JOIN MEETING HERE

Time:     6:00 pm
Location:  Virtual - See meeting links above.

For more information, please visit our LCAP page.

View ENGLISH Version here

View SPANISH Version here
 

CALIFORNIA COLLEGE UPDATES

Did you know?  You have until MARCH 2 to submit your FAFSA or California Dream Act Applications to ensure you qualify for a Cal Grant!

CaliforniaColleges.edu is a free resource that lets you launch and track your California Community Colleges, California State University, University of California, FAFSA, and California Dream Act applications,

There are FIVE (5) CSU campuses still accepting applications for Fall 2021 Freshmen:

Maritime: 02.15.21
Humboldt: 02.28.21
Pomona (Hospitality) 03.01.21
East Bay: 03.02.21
Sonoma: 03.15.21

BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH COLORS RED, YELLOW AND GREEN

Black History Month is an annual observance originating in the United States, where it is also known as African-American History Month. It has received official recognition from governments in the United States and Canada, and more recently has been observed in Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Here's a video that we thought we would share:  VIEW VIDEO HERE

Shout out to Susan Agapie of Central Elementary School and Ms. Faye, her para! They do a great job in presenting Black History to their students. Each February, Ms. Faye dresses the part of an important person in history! You Rock!!!

Check out their pictures on our FACEBOOK PAGE!

 

 

 

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PARENT INFORMATION SESSIONS

The next parent information sessions will be held as follows:

03.04.21 @ 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Join Meeting Here
Comment HERE between 3:00 and 3:45 p.m.

04.01.21 @ 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Join Meeting Here 

05.06.21 @ 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. 
Join Meeting Here

If you would like to submit a comment, please do so on the meeting date between 3:00 to 3:45
SUBMIT  COMMENT HERE

If you are unable to watch at that time, it will be recorded and posted in the Video Library on our COVID PAGE

FREE MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING

Your Mental Health Matters

FREE counseling is available

Please read email in FLYER HERE

ARE YOU EXPERIENCING HOUSING INSECURITY?

Are you experiencing Housing Insecurity?  If so, please respond to this questionnaire HERE or visit our Educational Services PAGE.

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