A Message from WCCUSD Superintendent Matt Duffy About Friday’s Inauguration


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 Dear Community,

I have two elementary school aged sons. My wife and I are planning to use the upcoming Presidential Inauguration on Friday as a teachable moment for our boys. I anticipate they will have questions that I can answer, and I know they will pose questions that I lack answers to. My hope is to use the week as an opportunity to talk to my sons about the importance of our democracy and for all of us to be engaged, ask tough questions, and to think critically. I’ll also remind them that it is our differences that should bind us as a society and not divide us.

On Friday, we will have normal school hours with our staff prepared to create an atmosphere where our students feel safe and that their voices are being heard. I understand there are community events happening both during school and after school. I want to let you know that for safety reasons, the District is not a sponsor of any of the rallies or other inauguration-related events on Friday. Please encourage your children to stay in school for the entire day.

I know many of our parents and families will face similar questions from their children. I am fully aware that the inauguration will also cause feelings and emotions that I won’t experience, which is why I want to reiterate that our schools, district offices, and sites are and always will be a safe place for you, our students, and their families - regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, immigration status, or political affiliation. Our board passed a resolution on December 7 to reinforce our position as a safe district.

Our teachers, school staff, and administrators are also prepared to use Friday to spark dialogue where we all can talk about what it means to live in a democratic society, to transition peacefully from one president to the next, and how the Electoral College works. It will also be an opportunity to provide our students with safe spaces to express how they are feeling about the day and their future. You are encouraged to join us in those conversations. You can contact your child’s school for more details about what the teachers and staff are planning.

The foundation and health of our democracy depends on ALL our students and their futures. Tomorrow’s leaders are growing up in our schools today, and it is the responsibility of all of us to make sure our children are prepared to guide our schools, communities, cities, state, and country.

There are a number of resources to help guide and answer the questions and concerns that you may have about the inauguration and its history. We are a full services community schools district, which means we have a number of people and resources in our schools that can help with a variety of questions you and your child may have. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions or concerns. We are all one community and here to ensure that our children thrive and succeed.

In community,

Matthew Duffy,

Superintendent 


 

 Estimados miembros de la comunidad:

Tengo dos hijos en la escuela primaria y mi esposa y yo estamos planeando usar la ceremonia en la cual el presidente asume el mando este viernes como una oportunidad para enseñarles algo a nuestros hijos. Supongo que ellos tendrán algunas preguntas que podré responder y sé de antemano que carezco de respuestas para ciertas interrogaciones. Lo que espero es poder usar la semana como una oportunidad para conversar con mis hijos sobre la importancia de nuestra democracia y de que todos participemos en esta, además espero que tengamos la posibilidad de hacer preguntas complicadas y de pensar analíticamente. También les recordaré a ellos que nuestras diferencias deberían unirnos formando una sociedad y no dividirnos.

El día viernes, tendremos una jornada de horario escolar regular en que el personal estará preparado para crear una atmósfera en la cual los alumnos se sientan seguros y sientan que se está considerando lo que ellos tienen que decir. Tengo entendido que se realizarán eventos en la comunidad durante el horario escolar y después que las clases hayan concluido.  Deseo informarle  que por razones de seguridad, el Distrito no estará auspiciando ninguna de estas concentraciones ni otros eventos relacionados con la inauguración presidencial el día viernes. Haga el favor de aconsejar a sus hijos que permanezcan en la escuela durante la duración de toda la jornada escolar.

Tengo la certeza de que muchos padres y familias estarán lidiando con situaciones similares con sus hijos. Estoy totalmente consciente que este evento de toma del mando presidencial provocará sentimientos y emociones que yo no comparto, y este es el motivo por el cual deseo reiterar que nuestras escuelas, oficinas del distrito y establecimientos son y serán lugares seguros para usted, para nuestros alumnos y sus familias independientemente de la raza, religión, género, tendencia sexual, estado inmigratorio, o afiliación política. El 7 de diciembre, la Mesa Directiva aprobó una resolución para reforzar nuestra posición de mantener el distrito como un lugar seguro.

Nuestros maestros, el personal escolar y los administradores también estarán preparados este viernes para dialogar entre todos sobre lo que significa vivir en una sociedad democrática, hacer un cambio pacífico de un presidente al otro y cómo funciona el Colegio Electoral.  También será una oportunidad para proporcionar a nuestros alumnos un ambiente seguro en el cual puedan expresar como se están sintiendo en ese día y en relación a su futuro. Le aconsejamos que también participe en estas conversaciones, usted se puede contactar con el personal de la escuela de su hijo/a para informarse con más detalle sobre lo que se está planificando en el establecimiento.

La base y la solidez de nuestra democracia dependen de todos nuestros alumnos y de sus futuros. Los líderes del mañana están desarrollándose hoy en nuestras escuelas y es la responsabilidad de todos nosotros asegurarnos de que nuestros hijos estén preparados para guiar nuestras escuelas, las comunidades, las ciudades, los estados y la nación.

Existen varios recursos que se pueden utilizar para buscar respuestas a las preguntas e inquietudes que usted podría tener sobre la toma de mando presidencial y su historia (inauguration and its history). Este es un distrito que presta servicios completos a la comunidad, lo que significa que contamos con un número de personas y recursos en nuestras escuelas que pueden ayudar con diferentes preguntas que usted y su hijo/a podrían tener.  No dude en contactarse con nosotros en caso de que tuviese alguna pregunta o inquietud.  Todos nosotros formamos parte de una comunidad y estamos aquí para cerciorarnos de que nuestros alumnos sobresalgan y tengan éxito.

Cordialmente y comunitariamente,

Matthew Duffy,

Superintendente

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