Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Finalists

It gives me great pleasure to announce the finalists for the position of Assistant Superintendent of Student Services for the Masconomet Regional School District.  This position was advertised in early December, with a closing date of January 5th.  Selected applicants were interviewed by a screening committee composed of representatives from district administration, faculty, Special EducationContinue reading “Assistant Superintendent for Student Services Finalists”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 1/19/22

COVID-19 Case Report The numbers in this week’s COVID case report represent the cases that have been officially reported to the District through our local public health departments or in the case of faculty, reported directly to administration.  As I mentioned in my last Report, the prevalence of at-home rapid COVID tests that are notContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 1/19/22”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 1/5/22

New CDC Guidance for COVID Isolation and Quarantine On December 27, 2021, the Center for Disease Control issued new guidance relative to the amount of time COVID-positive individuals need to isolate and unvaccinated close-contacts need to quarantine.  The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Department of Public Health released Updated Guidance on RespondingContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 1/5/22”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 12/15/21

COVID Case Report Our COVID case numbers continue to reflect the surge that is going on in Massachusetts and nationally.  The number of new positive COVID cases for the two-week period from December 2nd through December 15th has climbed to 16.  This is up from 10 for the preceding two-week period.  We are now upContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 12/15/21”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 12/1/21

COVID Case Report On Monday, November 22nd, DESE Commissioner Riley held a conference call with superintendents.  During this call, he advised us that we should be expecting a spike in cases between Thanksgiving and the holiday break.  He also reminded us to continue to follow the COVID protocols issued by DESE and the Department ofContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 12/1/21”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 11/17/21

Response to Incidents of Racism and Homophobia by Massachusetts High School Student-Athletes Over the past several weeks, we’ve heard stories in the media about multiple allegations of racist and homophobic conduct committed by high school student-athletes from across Massachusetts.  The conduct by student-athletes from Danvers, Georgetown, Duxbury, and Xavierian Brothers to name a few ofContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, 11/17/21”

School Cancellation Notification Procedures

October 25, 2020 As we approach the winter season and the possibility of inclement weather, I wanted to share with you our procedures for communicating school cancellations and delayed openings.  These procedures have been developed in an effort to balance the needs of staff members who commute to work from a distance and families ofContinue reading “School Cancellation Notification Procedures”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, October 20, 2021

COVID Case Update As of October 20, 2021, Masconomet has the following number of reported COVID-19 Cases: September October Total High School Students 15 3 18 Middle School Students 2 2 4 Faculty 1 1 2 Totals 18 6 24 Our case numbers continue to remain low relative to September: Week of: Cases 9/8/21 –Continue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, October 20, 2021”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee

October 7, 2021 COVID Case Update As of today, October 6, 2021, Masconomet has the following number of reported COVID Cases: New Covid Cases for September and October 2021   September October Total High School Students 15 0 15 Middle School Students 2 1 3 Faculty 1 0 1 Totals 18 1 19 Our caseContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee”

Parent Consent for Test and Stay and Symptomatic Testing Programs

Dear Masconomet Parent/Guardian, As I begin this update on the status of our testing programs, I need to emphasize that the simplest way to remain in school after any exposure to COVID-19 is to get vaccinated. Fully vaccinated individuals who are close contacts of a COVID-19 positive individual are exempt from any quarantine or testing protocolsContinue reading “Parent Consent for Test and Stay and Symptomatic Testing Programs”