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”

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”