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Principal's Message

Phillip Nolasco, Ed.D.

August 20, 2020
Dear Bandini Parents and Guardians,
As principal of Bandini Elementary, it is my pleasure to welcome everyone back for another great year. I hope you are healthy and in good spirits. We are excited to begin another school, although we are not physically on campus, we are devoted to building relationships, challenging students academically, and supporting parents/guardians during this unprecedented time.
Bandini Elementary is committed to providing quality distance learning to all of our students. The rapidly changing information on what we need to do to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic has forced everyone to make difficult yet necessary adjustments. We realize there is no substitute to a face-to-face learning experience which takes place in a classroom, we are working to ensure our students continue to learn and grow academically during our school closure. Our teachers have been working tirelessly in order to provide your child with the best online instructional opportunity possible. Our staff has been utilizing district resources, researching new programs, and consulting with one another in order to make the transition as easy as possible.
Part of your child’s online instruction may include staff-led video and audio conference classes/meetings which can take place through Google Meets, Zoom, Google Hangouts, or a similar type of platform. Video and audio conference meetings are intended to improve academic collaboration and a way for our teachers to support your child’s online instruction.
Please keep in mind, it is illegal to record any online instructional meetings without the teachers consent per Ed Code 51512. We ask you to communicate this information to your child and help monitor their use of technology while at home. We will continue to hold behavioral expectations for all of our students in order to ensure we provide a safe learning environment for all participants.
We hope you find our website helpful and informative. We will be using this as one of our main forms of communication. Please check regularly for new information and updates.
Kind Regards,
Phillip Nolasco, Ed.D.
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