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Bacich Announcements

Newsletter – November 23, 2020


COVID-19 Testing Opportunities

Districtwide COVID-19 Testing: Thursday, December 3, 2020, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

The Kentfield School Districts is hosting COVID-19 Testing at Kent and Bacich on Thursday, December 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This opportunity is open and optional to the Kentfield-Greenbrae community. Per Public Health families are encouraged to have their child(ren) tested on this day or prior to returning for school based learning.

Please note, individuals uninsured are covered for this testing by the CARES Act, and insured individuals are covered without co-pay, cost sharing or deductible by Family First Coronavirus Relief Act.

If the insurance carrier were to deny a claim the lab will not bill the participant or school/district. While under a federal state of emergency insurance carriers cannot deny an individuals qualified COVID testing claim.

Marin County COVID-19 Testing

Whether your family is insured or not there are free and easy testing options in our county.

Marin County Office of Education is working with Curative to offer a Pilot Community Testing program for students, family, and community members.

  • Location: Lutheran Church of the Resurrection parking lot at 1100 Las Gallinas Avenue
  • Monday, November 30, 2020, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Pre-registration and appointment is required at the following link: cur.tv/Marin
  • View flyer in English and Spanish

Safe Routes to School Alert – Wolfe Grade area

Work continues at the Northeast corner of Wolfe Grade (corner bulb out and island removal, traffic signal and guardrail work) and should be avoided by school traffic until further notice. 

Laurel Grove/SFD intersection and the South side of SFD between Laurel Grove and McAllister now open.

Path is now open between Manor Road and Wolfe Grade and overpass is accessible.

  • Learn how to get to school safely with these tips for Hybrid Instruction. (English | Spanish)

District Budget 101 Meeting

December 16, 2020, 7 p.m. via Zoom Webinar – link will be forthcoming.


Distance Learning and Transition to In-Person Instruction Planning - important resources and documents

KSD Community Health Pledge

Student & Family Handbook COVID-19 Safety (Tier 3) - English

Manual del Estudiante y La Familia Seguridad COVID-19 (Nivel 3) - Spanish


Hybrid Instruction Schedule:
Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, November 25, 26, 27

Distance learning for all learners: November 30-December 4



Bacich Site Council

  • Next meeting: Monday, December 14, 2020, 3-4 p.m., Zoom

Community Office Hours with Superintendent Raquel Rose, Bacich Principal Mary Ann Spitzer, and Kent Principal Grant Althouse


Local Construction Projects - Information on College of Marin and Sir Francis Drake Boulevard projects

Pedestrians Crossing College Avenue

Please remember to activate the flashing signals when using the crosswalk. During the demolition of the COM Learning Resource Center, large trucks will be entering and exiting the driveway near the crosswalk. This important safety feature is the only way vehicles exiting the driveway know that there are pedestrians in the crosswalk.

Resources and Information

School Board and District Committees

Next Regular School Board Meeting: Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 5 p.m., Zoom, agenda

Submit a Question to School Board and Superintendent

Board Meeting Highlights

Board Meeting Highlights are posted online and emailed/texted to KSD families. In these highly unusual times, we encourage you to read them closely and direct any questions or concerns to our Board President, Heather McPhail Sridharan (hmcphailsridharan@kentfieldschools.org) and Incoming Superintendent, Raquel Rose (rrose@kentfieldschools.org). Feedback is always welcome and valued.

Equity & Inclusion Committee

Safety Committee

District Budget 101 Meeting

December 16, 2020, 7 p.m. via Zoom Webinar – link will be forthcoming.


Registration Information

New Student Registration Information

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Getting To and From Bacich Elementary School

All visitors to Bacich Elementary School must enter school grounds through the main office. A visitor badge is required for all visitors and volunteers during the school day, and can be obtained in the office.

  • Please consider walking or biking to campus. Visit Safe Routes to School to discover the best and safest route to walk, bike, skate, to Bacich!
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699 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Kentfield, CA 94904
Telephone: (415) 925-2220
Fax: (415) 925-2226

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on school days.