Testing Program Update, 9/16/21

Dear Masconomet Community,  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 testingContinue reading “Testing Program Update, 9/16/21”

Volunteer Opportunity: Masconomet Regional School Committee

The Masconomet Regional School Committee and the Boxford Select Board are seeking a Boxford resident to fill a recently vacated position on the School Committee.  The selected volunteer will fill this open position until the next general election, which will be held in early May 2022.   The School Committee is responsible for establishing educational goalsContinue reading “Volunteer Opportunity: Masconomet Regional School Committee”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, September 1, 2021

Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year! The Masconomet Regional District officially kicked off the 2021-2022 school year this morning with the return of our faculty to the District.  We began the morning meeting as an entire staff in-person for the first time in two years.  Our morning program included a slideshow of faculty members’ favoriteContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, September 1, 2021”

Masconomet Opening Update, August 25, 2021

Dear Friends, On August 24th, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approved the request of Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Commissioner Jeff Riley to grant him the authority to issue a state-wide indoor mask mandate for all staff, students and visitors in all K-12 schools in Massachusetts.  I expect thatContinue reading “Masconomet Opening Update, August 25, 2021”

Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year

Dear Friends, Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year.  We will begin the school year full-time, in-person for all students.  We will welcome our 7th and 9th grade students for orientation on Thursday, September 2nd.  All students will begin classes on Wednesday, September 8th.  Our Middle and High School Administration will be contacting you later thisContinue reading “Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, June 23, 2021

Summer Programming While the 2020-2021 school year is winding down, we are getting ready to start our summer programming.  Our Credit Recovery Summer School Program will be open to students who need to replace credits lost due to academic performance.  This program will be offered remotely this year.  Guidance staff will be in contact withContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, June 23, 2021”

Congratulations to Masconomet’s 2021 Retirees

As we come to the conclusion of the 2020-2021 school year, I would like to recognize five members of our faculty who are retiring this month. Congratulations to all of our retirees and best wished as they enter this next phase of their lives. Peter Delani After 29 years in the Masconomet Regional School District,Continue reading “Congratulations to Masconomet’s 2021 Retirees”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, June 9, 2021

Updates to COVID Guidance from DESE On May 27th, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released “Updates to DESE COVID-19 Guidance.”  In this document, DESE outlines that although many of the health and safety protocols for the general public ended on May 29th and that the State of Emergency in Massachusetts will end onContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, June 9, 2021”

Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic at MASCO, June 23, 2021, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Masconomet Regional School District has partnered with Curative to provide a Covid-19 vaccination clinic for staff and students 12 and older to be offered at Masconomet High School.  Curative is a national biotech company that provides vaccination and testing in Massachusetts and across the nation.  Locally, Curative runs the Danvers Doubletree Vaccination site.    The PfizerContinue reading “Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic at MASCO, June 23, 2021, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, May 19, 2021

Return to In-Person Learning Update Overall, our return to in-person learning has gone very well.  Approximately 88% of our middle school students opted to return to in-person learning on April 28th and around 70% of high school students returned on May 3rd.  The nicer spring weather has allowed many classes and activities to move outsideContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, May 19, 2021”