News & Announcements

New Information for Bridges Families: Our Pathway Forward

We have heard your concerns around the uncertainty you have about returning to school in the Fall. As we head into Memorial Day Weekend and round the corner to summer, we want to assure you that Bridges is committed to providing a flexible menu of options for our return to school in the Fall.

We have discovered that every family has a different concern that they prioritize as the most important. Our Bridges "Return to School Task Force" comprised of 30+ site-based and home school teachers, parents, administration, board members, and staff is at the leading edge of the research and creation of programs that will best meet the needs of our families and that retain our core school values.
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April 21st Update: Grading During Distance Learning

Welcome back from spring break! Usually the Monday following spring break is a time of anticipation as we round the corner to the end of the school year. This year, the energy doesn't feel quite the same. Nonetheless, we are keeping our momentum going, and we genuinely hope that you are all still staying safe, sane, and healthy. ❤

Our teachers and administration met to articulate our priorities around grading during Distance Learning, and based upon concerns for equity and the vast degree of various challenges families in our community are experiencing, we have decided to implement a PASS/FAIL system for grading for our final semester/trimester in K-5 and Middle School.
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April 2nd Update: School Closure Through End of School Year

It is with heartbreak and regret to announce to you that Bridges Charter School will be following the recommendation of Governor Newsom, State Superintendent Thurmond, and the Ventura County Health Department in our decision to close our school site through the remainder of the school year. 

We know the impact of this decision will be felt deeply by all in our community, and with this in mind, we have delayed the decision as much as possible, but recognize that our community safety is the most important factor to consider.
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March 16th: Coronavirus Updates

This update to our response to the Coronavirus includes a survey for families to complete about access to technology and our recommendations for continuing learning at home.
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March 16th Update: Access to Technology and Lending Chromebooks

As we continue to embrace the days ahead of us we want to ensure all of our families and students have access to participate in distance learning opportunities being offered. Bridges staff would like to offer the ability to check out a Chromebook during our school closure to assist families with implementing daily activities at home.
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