New School Reopening Survey – Hybrid in person or Distance Learning DUE JAN 25

Hello Otay Parents. Please read the following letter (in English and Spanish) and take the survey below, regarding your plans to either: 1. Bring your students on campus when schools reopen safely, to a hybrid, 3 hour school day2. Keep your students home for Distance Learning Survey must be completed by January 25. Families whoContinue reading “New School Reopening Survey – Hybrid in person or Distance Learning DUE JAN 25”

Superintendent update PreK – 2nd Grade In-Person Instruction starting October 26

Hello Otay Families. Below, please find a copy of the message sent from Dr. Escobedo on Friday. In the message, he mentions a survey. Please complete the survey, linked here, after reading his update. Survey: Phased Expansion to In-Person Instruction Proposed for Oct. 26Dear Parents/Guardians:As we continue teaching and learning in this most unusual of years,Continue reading “Superintendent update PreK – 2nd Grade In-Person Instruction starting October 26”

Otay Materials Distribution

Please stop by and pick up Curriculum and School Supplies during our Materials Distributions this week. Anyone from the family can pick up. The student microphone picks up ALL the sounds from your home during Distance Learning: conversations, dogs barking, television, etc. We recommend that students use HEADPHONES with a built in microphone, both toContinue reading “Otay Materials Distribution”

Distance Learning Schedule

Good afternoon Otay Families!Today we welcomed back our teachers and started planning for our Distance Learning Back to School. We can’t wait to see all of our Falcons, even if it’s across a computer screen. Please see the grade level schedule that we will follow at Otay during Distance Learning. Teachers are finalizing more detailedContinue reading “Distance Learning Schedule”

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Join us on Thursday, August 27 from 6-7 p.m. as Superintendent Francisco Escobedo, Ed.D., hosts our District Opening Virtual Welcome Night! The event helps kick off the new school year online—in keeping with the distance learning format in our schools. The event will occur as a Microsoft “Teams Live” event and parents/guardians will be ableContinue reading “Dear Parents/Guardians:”

Update: 2020-21 Address Verifications

Hello parents! Thank you to all our families who already submitted their Proof of Address! Hopefully we will receive the remaining 350 next week. If your child is NOT returning to Otay, if you have moved, if you need to request a Zone Transfer, please call or email and and let us know. The attachedContinue reading “Update: 2020-21 Address Verifications”

Distance Learning – What will it look like?

I have received several questions about Distance Learning and what it will look like. Dr. Escobedo outlined some details in his last Superintendent Update, which can be found at: July 29 Superintendent Update Under newly enacted state law, school districts are required to provide rigorous distance learning, including: 1. Devices and connectivity so that everyContinue reading “Distance Learning – What will it look like?”

2020-21 Address Verification

Hello parents! Our Annual Verification of Residency starts this week. he attached form must be completed for ALL current students. Please note re-verification is not necessary for new Kindergarten students. 1. Documents should be dated July 1 or after. 2. The form is fillable, however it must be printed and signed  3. Forms can beContinue reading “2020-21 Address Verification”

Devices & Wifi for All Students

Distance Learning starts on August 31 across the district. It is important for ALL students to have a device and internet to connect with their classroom teacher and complete work. Attendance will be taken daily, and all students will be required to log in each day to connect with their teacher. To request a device,Continue reading “Devices & Wifi for All Students”