• 2019-2020 Del Mar Archived Newsletters

    March 18, 2020
    We hope this finds you all well. We will continue to follow the recommended guidelines made by the Marin County Public Health Officer and are adhering to the shelter-in-place order, which has now been extended through April 7, 2020.

    March 15, 2020
    Tomorrow morning, the students will begin working from home. I have created a podcast that you may listen to now, and which will also be emailed directly to students for them to listen to in the morning.

    March 13, 2020
    As communicated by the district office, RUSD campuses will be closed to students beginning Monday, March 16th and resuming Monday, March 30th. We are implementing our distance learning plan in order to keep students engaged in their learning and make continued academic progress in all of their classes.

    March 5, 2020
    On Tuesday, Del Mar hosted a parent education program presented by Being Adept, a nonprofit organization that educates and provides middle schoolers and their parents with tools for alcohol and drug abuse prevention. 

    March 4, 2020
    We have been instructed at Del Mar that if a student is showing symptoms of contagious illness, parents will be contacted to pick up their student and the student will be required to wear a mask in the office while waiting to be picked up.

    February 12, 2020
    I hope you all are looking forward to our mid-winter break scheduled for next week. Trimester Two ends soon after we return (Friday, March 6th) and our students will need to be focused and energetic in order to confidently complete work in their classes. 

    January 29, 2020
    Next week, teachers are sending progress reports to students who are not making adequate academic progress in a course and/or to students whose habits of learning need improvement.

    January 15, 2020
    Happy New Year! We hope you are rested and reinvigorated for the second half of the school year. As we refine and begin new routines and habits, we thought we'd take this opportunity to remind you of a few behavioral expectations here at Del Mar.

    December 18, 2019
    It is important that students, staff and parents continue to reinforce our positive and inclusive school culture. Specifically, we aim to Be Open, Be Kind, Be Involved and Be Brave every day in all we do. I encourage you to take this energy and momentum forward into our winter break, celebrate with your family and friends, and continue to be mindful into the new year. 

    December 4, 2019
    As we recently celebrated Thanksgiving and are looking forward to the upcoming holidays, I am excited to highlight a few student led initiatives taking place at Del Mar which exemplify "thanks" and "giving" as well as other important qualities such as reflection, empathy, kindness and environmentalism.

    November 20, 2019
    Del Mar is truly a wonderful school community and I am delighted to work with and in the service of your children. They are thoughtful, engaged, and caring young adults, who think critically and challenge assumptions.

    November 6, 2019
    I hope you and your families are doing well and finding your way back into your rhythms and routines as we head into November.

    October 23, 2019
    Our Morning Bulletin is now online! We are excited to share that our daily bulletin, which is broadcast to students each morning, can now be found on our website.

    October 15, 2019
    Del Mar Math Department Newsletter.

    October 9, 2019
    Middle school is a critical time in our young adult's development of themselves. Each year, I challenge students to Be Open, Be Kind, Be Involved and Be Engaged. We want to encourage them to explore curiosities by diving deep into their learning and to push their own boundaries and sense of self. 

    September 25, 2019
    This week marks the half-way point of trimester one. Please review the different ways to gather information as you look to support your children in their learning process.

    September 11, 2019
    IMPORTANT SAFETY REMINDERS ABOUT PARKING/DRIVING NEAR DEL MAR.

    August 28, 2019
    PRINCIPAL'S COFFEE: This Friday, August 30th, from 8:30-9:30 AM in the Del Mar Library. Please come meet our principal, Brian Lynch and our Assistant Principal, AnnMarie Skaggs, hear about Del Mar and enjoy a cup of coffee, courtesy of the PTA.

    August 21, 2019
    Class Schedules will be available on ALMA https://delmar.getalma.com/home beginning at 4 pm today-August 21st.