COVID-19 Information Page

Communications Regarding COVID-19 to the Seattle Area German American School Community

March 1, 2020: Information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Initial health & safety guidelines from the Washington State Department of Health and the CDC
  • Our updated cleaning procedures

March 5, 2020: Updated Information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Updated guidelines from King County Public Health regarding large events and gatherings
  • Announcement of cancellation of SAGA's Elementary Musical on March 13, 2020
  • Acknowledgement of student attendance concerns

March 9, 2020: Updated SAGA Drop-off, Pick-up Guidelines: Afterschool

  • To Academic Afterschool and Playgroup Families
  • Announcement of closure of SAGA's common areas

March 10, 2020: Information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • To daytime families: Announcement of closure of SAGA's common areas
  • Announcement of preparation for remote learning

March 11, 2020: SAGA School Closure Effective Tomorrow, March 12, 2020

  • Announcement of school building closure through March 25, 2020
  • March 12 & 13 will be staff in-service days; remote learning will start March 16, 2020

March 13, 2020: Academic Afterschool Remote Learning Plans Coming Soon

  • Announcement and summary of plans for remote learning for Academic Afterschool classes
  • Estimated return dates for these classes are April 27 and 28, 2020

March 13, 2020: SAGA Preschool Playgroup Update

  • Announcement of cancellation of Preschool Playgroup program until April 27/28, 2020
  • Recommendation of some websites for continuation of German language development

March 13, 2020: Update: SAGA School Remote Learning

  • Announcement of building closure through April 24, 2020, with possible opening for childcare after March 31
  • Details about remote learning tools that will be available the morning of March 16

March 24, 2020: Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order

  • Announcement of Stay Home, Stay Healthy order
  • Staff will remain at home during the stay home period

March 31, 2020: Families Helping Families

  • information regarding financial resources
  • food support services information
  • ways to keep working while your children are at home
  • talking to kids and coping with stress
  • a platform to trade resources
  • and surviving and thriving with home school


  • King County Public Health
  • Washington State Call Center (call with questions about COVID-19): 1-800-525-0127; press #
  • Washington State Department of Health