Friday Flyer - September 10, 2021



Friday Flyer: September 10, 2021

Upcoming Events:


  • Mon., 9/13/21 MMCA PTA meeting, 2:00p @ the picnic tables

  • Mon., 9/13/21 GBB Home vs. JAA Roseville, 3:45p

  • Thurs., 9/16/21 GBB @ Weimar, 3:30p

Weekly COVID-19 Update

COVID-19, as well as the ‘normal’ cold (rhinovirus) are continuing to be prevalent around Placer County right now. With us, we’re now up to (4) confirmed COVID cases. Following the direction of our sponsoring school district Rocklin Unified, we’re going to publish our cumulative case count within our Thursday Flyer; for any students that are deemed ‘close contacts’ of a COVID+ case, we will most likely contact parents with this ‘close contact quarantine not required note’; if a student is deemed an indoor ‘close contact’ and wasn’t wearing a mask, then quarantine rules will apply (10 days, or 7 days if negative COVID test taken after day 5 of quarantine). We are no longer sending ‘non close contact’ emails for each case schoolwide.

With COVID-19 still prevalent within our County, we need to continue to be diligent - here is our weekly reminder about our basic COVID-19 protocols regarding student illness - a link to our current student illness protocols is available here.

Parent Volunteers Update

As classrooms start to plan / recruit for parent volunteers and we start recruiting for After School Club Leaders, we will have some additional state-mandated protocols in place due to COVID-19. These protocols will include:

  1. All parent volunteers must wear masks when indoors with students

  2. Beginning October 15th, we are most likely going to be asking parents for one of these:

  3. proof of vaccination;

  4. negative COVID test within 72 hours of volunteer time; or

  5. Proof of COVID-19 diagnosis within the past year (we’re going to recognize natural immunity)

In addition, for parent volunteers working with students not under direct supervision of a staff member (ex. After School Club Leaders), we will also have our normal policy of requiring fingerprinting / background checks (MMCA will pay for the primary fingerprinting costs).

Bigger picture, this is an extremely fluid situation. I would not be surprised if the state mandates related to these rules change multiple times over the next two months.

Come join the Yearbook Committee!

Hello MMCA Families,

If you are interested in being on the Yearbook Committee this year please email mmcayb@gmail.com. I believe there are 2 of us so far. Jessica and Colleen, the 2 Rockstars of Yearbook for the past several years, have left since their youngest kids are now Freshmen. Being on the committee can mean various things. You can take pictures at school events, sporting events or in the classroom and submit them. You can sign up to tackle your child's class only, be the liaison between teachers and Yearbook or if you have an eye for design you can bring your creativity to the pages.

Thank you!

Athena

WANTED: Art Docent Coordinator

We ARE LOOKING FOR a Coordinator for our Art Docent program. The Coordinator provides guidance and support to each of our volunteer parent Art Docents within each classroom. There is a paid stipend for our Art Docent Coordinator. If you may be interested in this, please contact Mr. Boothby at brent@mmcharter.org.


Ordering Breakfasts and Lunches for September

Our September Menus are posted on Boonli and the system is accepting orders. Please take a few minutes with your child to place your orders. We recommend ordering for the entire month, but we have weekly deadlines that we will close and lock ordering. Ordering for the week of Tuesday 9/21 through Monday 9/27 will be closed on Monday 9/13. That will continue weekly throughout the year:

Deadline (11:59pm):For meals served on:13-Sep9/21-9/2720-Sep9/28-10/427-Sep10/5-10/11Continuing weekly on MondaysContinuing Tues-Mon

Please remind your child to pick up their breakfasts and lunches that are ordered. If the meals aren't served, MMCA cannot receive a reimbursement for the meal. If you don’t have a Boonli account yet (our ordering site) you can find instructions here: https://www.mmcharter.org/hot-lunch


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