HCOE Communications Center
WEEKLY DIGEST
Operation Celebrate
Fortuna Businesses Honor Graduates
Fortuna Chamber of Commerce launches Operation Celebrate! Downtown businesses decorated their windows in honor of 2020 Graduates. Check out the photos and vote for your favorite beginning today at 3pm.
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How is Your District Celebrating its Graduates?
Planning a virtual graduation? Send the info and dates to commcenter@hcoe.org so we can feature and celebrate your students!

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County Health Information on Graduations
The County Health Officer recently issued guidelines regarding socially distant graduation ceremonies for local schools, stating that in-person graduations are not allowed at this time. An addendum and a letter to parents has also been issued.

Story of the Week
Virtual Kindergarten Roundup
This year, Linell K. Walker School got creative with its traditional Kindergarten Roundup. Check out this fun virtual meet and greet!
Celebrating Our Students
Industrial Technology Showcase

With everyone sheltering in place, our annual Gary Roberts Industrial Technology Showcase of Excellence was reimagined this year. Check out a slideshow of the amazing creations students have made.
Congrats Seal of Biliteracy Recipients

Congratulations to 130 high school seniors who have demonstrated proficiency in multiple languages. They were honored in an online ceremony last Thursday, and you can watch it on our website.
Celebrating Classified Employees
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Humboldt's Classified Stars Honored
As part of the California School Recognition Program, the Humboldt County Office of Education recognizes five outstanding individuals for their contributions to education.
Featured Learning Resources
Getty Museum Online

Enhance students’ understanding of artists, art history, materials, and techniques with interactive Web pages, online games, activities, and videos. 
Chrome Music Lab

Google created a web resource that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments that kids can try from home.
Professional Development
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Upcoming CPIN Trainings
This week's California Preschool Instruction Network training will be on Wednesday, June 3, and focuses on the English-Language Development (ELD) Domain.
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Brown Bag Arts Zooms
Stacy Young and Bill Funkhouser are holding regular Zoom conferences for arts teachers.
Resources & Updates
CDE Webinars This Week
Friends of the Redwood Libraries Art Contest
The Friends of the Redwood Libraries has launched a contest for its 2021 Art Calendar! They're inviting children between the ages of 5-12 to draw a picture that illustrates a favorite book or book character.
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Daycares and Camps: What You Should Know
Daycare centers and camps are beginning to reopen. This article highlights the latest research from infectious disease and public health experts to help think through the issues facing parents.
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Talking to Children About Social Justice
When kids see demonstrations in the street or on the news as a response to racially charged incidents, help them understand what's going on by giving them some historical context. Check out these books on racism and social justice. And check out a full array of equity resources for educators here.
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What's Open in Humboldt?
Check out which Humboldt County Businesses have been certified by the County for reopening .
Wellness Tip of the Week
Trauma-Informed Teaching During COVID

Experts from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network share their recommendations for educators supporting students during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Jenny Bowen, Director of Communications • 707.445.7000 • commcenter@hcoe.org