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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 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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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (11/6/20)

    As families plan for the upcoming months, I want to share the District’s travel guidelines. If you have travel plans over the next couple of months, please reach out to the schools’ health offices or building principals. Our goal is to work with families who are traveling to high-risk states to ensure continuity of learning for their children...

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  • Superintendent's October Update

    With the months of September and October in the rear-view mirror, I want to acknowledge all of the great work of our educators, students, and parents. I know that it has been a challenging time for most...

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (10/30/20)

    Superintendent's weekly update including: NSBORO Covid-19 Screening Program Interest Survey, Covid-19 District Dashboard, Snow Days - School Cancellations and Halloween Tips...

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  • Information Regarding Potential School Cancellation(s)

    As October comes to an end, and with the forecast of snow tomorrow morning, Friday, October 30, 2020, 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 (10/23/20)

    Covid-19 Cases - What would cause the District to move to remote learning? The COVID-19 pandemic is the perfect opportunity to model flexibility to our children. If we approach it positively, they will as well. You may invent new traditions that kids may want to carry into next year...

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  • Superintendent's Weekly Update (10/16/20)

    Our District Technology Team held a virtual professional development session for PreK-5 families this morning, Friday, October 16, 2020, focused on how to use Google Classroom. If you were not able to attend, the Technology Team has published the recording of the session...

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  • Remote Learning Food Services Program - Phase 2 Update

    The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough just received notification from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that we will be able to offer free lunch to all students through June 30, 2021. Details are enclosed...

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  • Northborough Extended Day Program (NEDP) RLC Update

    Dear Parents/Guardians, As of October 13, 2020, we have received a total of ten student’s applications for this pilot program. In order for us to open we would need a total of 20 students! We have extended the deadline to submit an application until tomorrow October 14, 2020.

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  • Superintendent's September Update

    I’ve been experiencing much more traffic commuting to work over the past couple of weeks than I have in six months. I even had the privilege of being behind a school bus with students. Over the past several weeks, staff, educators, principals, and directors have had an opportunity to operationalize the District’s Reopening Plan...

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  • Medical Advisory Community Forum

    I am pleased to announce that tomorrow evening, Monday, September 14, 2020, the District will be hosting a community forum with the Medical Advisory Team (MAT), from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, via Zoom. Our District has significantly benefited from the expertise and guidance from the MAT...

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  • Back to School Newsletter

    Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year. This annual Back-To-School Newsletter is an opportunity for you to learn more about our school community. This year we continue to offer this communication in a format that provides the maximum amount of information on topics of interest with ease of accessibility...

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  • District Reopening Update (9/1/2020)

    First, I am pleased to share a resource for families that was developed by Mary Ellen Duggan, District Wellness Coordinator, in partnership with the District’s Medical Advisory Team. The District continues to benefit greatly from the guidance and expertise of the Advisory Team and I want to recognize the Team’s work...

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  • District Reopening Update (8/21/2020)

    I begin this week’s update by acknowledging the great thought and care families placed in making the decision between the Hybrid Model or the Stand Alone Remote Program (SARP). I know that for many families that this was not an easy decision to make and the reasons behind each family’s decision varied due to a family’s context...

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  • Stand Alone Remote Program - Sign-Up Form

    Deadline to sign-up ~ Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 9:00 AM

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  • District Reopening Update (8/18/2020)

    Yesterday afternoon, August 17, 2020, the District held a webinar focused on the Stand Alone Remote Program and Hybrid Model. I’ve provided a link to the webinar recording for those of you who were not able to attend...

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