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  • The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough Covid-19 Dashboard (Updated Sunday Evenings)

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  • District Reopening Website

    Please click here for a website dedicated to the districts reopening plans...

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  • Superintendent's Update - January/February

    As The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough, in collaboration with the school committees and the Northborough and Southborough town administrators work toward finalized budgets, I want to provide the communities with current information.

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (2/12/2021)

    Thank you to all of our families for their commitment to our collective well being this year. It is hard to believe that February Vacation is already upon us. This is a week where we all typically treasure family time and many choose to travel. Covid-19 has altered the landscape, but we can still create special memories with our children.

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (2/05/2021)

    Families are critical stakeholders in our path forward and will have the option of four in-person days a week (Monday will remain remote) or the Stand Alone Remote Program (SARP). A family’s selection of a learning model will be for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year, and families will not have the option to switch models.

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  • Informational Update: In-Person Learning Webinar Recording

    I'm including the link to last evening's webinar, for families who were not able to attend the session.

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  • Informational Update: Elementary Parent Learning Model Selection Form

    Families are critical stakeholders in our path forward and will have the option of four in-person days a week (Monday will remain remote) or the Stand Alone Remote Program (SARP).

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update & Important Informational Update (1/30/2021)

    "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." – Helen Keller. The partnership between educators and families has never been more critical as the COVID-19 Pandemic has required parents, educators, and students to adapt, adjust, and accommodate.

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (1/22/2021)

    As the District prepares for adding students to its weekly COVID-19 screening, which will begin in early February, I am asking families to sign-up in advance. The weekly screening is optional. Participating in the screening will help us to evaluate if there are any asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic individuals in our school community...

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (1/15/2021)

    The Coalition for Equity held its third meeting on January 14, 2021. The Coalition has developed four working groups to identify areas to further equity of opportunity for our students. The four working groups are the Mascot Study Group Review, Curriculum and Instruction, Community Outreach, and Policies, Handbooks, and Procedures.

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (1/8/2021)

    Over the past two months, The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough provided weekly COVID-19 PCR testing to all faculty and staff. Furthermore, prior to December break, all Algonquin Regional High School (ARHS) students were provided with an opportunity to take a COVID-19 PCR test. This opportunity was afforded to ARHS students again this past Monday, January 4, 2021, and Tuesday, January 5, 2021...

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  • Superintendent's December Update

    As our December break begins, I want to wish families Happy Holidays: Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Happy Las Posadas, Happy Kwanza, and a Happy New Year! I know 2020 has been a unique year, one that required most of us to adapt, adjust, and respond to unpredictability...

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (12/18/2020)

    Recently, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) updated their guidelines for quarantine and travel. After consulting with the District’s Medical Advisory Team (MAT), and revisiting the District’s quarantine and travel requirements, a recommendation was made at the Combined School Committee...

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  • Inclement Weather Announcement (12/17/2020)

    Due to the impending storm, The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough will be shifting all in-person learning to remote learning on Thursday, December 17, 2020....(Click here for more information)

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (12/11/2020)

    As we look ahead to the next eight school days, I want to update you on a shift in learning models from a Hybrid Learning Model to a Remote Learning Model on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, and Wednesday, December 23, 2020 (Half-Day). All students and programs will be remote on these two days. Educators, service providers, and specialists will follow their typical Tuesday and Wednesday schedules...

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  • Superintendent's November Update

    This past weekend I was running errands and, in between my stops, I caught the Ted Radio Hour. Although I did not listen to the entire hour, what I did hear was A.J. Jacob’s Ted Talk, My Journey to Thank all the People Responsible for my Morning Coffee...

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (12/4/2020)

    Snow Days/School Cancellations I want to provide families with information regarding what will happen when a school closure is required. First, the Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education allows school districts to shift to remote learning days when there are school cancellations...

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (11/25/20)

    This past weekend I was running errands and, in between my stops, I caught the Ted Radio Hour. Although I did not listen to the entire hour, what I did hear was A.J. Jacob’s Ted Talk, My Journey to Thank all the People Responsible for my Morning Coffee...

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (11/20/20)

    As we look ahead to the month of December, I’d like to share with families that The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough will be surveying families. The goals are to: 1) Seek feedback from families about their experiences in the current learning models (Hybrid and Stand Alone Remote Program (SARP)), 2) Utilize this data to identify areas for improvement and inform the District’s work going forward.

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (11/13/20)

    Thank you for your ongoing support in promoting health and safety in all of our schools. In keeping with our reopening goal of creating the lowest risk environment for our school communities, we require a 14-day quarantine when students or staff travel outside of the lower risk states...

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