Update on Change to Hybrid Schedule

Dear Friends, I wanted to share with you a change to our school schedules that will go into effect on Monday, November 30, 2020.  Beginning on November 30, we will be introducing a daily WIN period to our seven-period schedule in both the Middle and High Schools.  Adding the WIN period will address some ofContinue reading “Update on Change to Hybrid Schedule”

Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, November 18, 2020

Update on COVID-19 Cases in Our Schools We’ve been in our hybrid schedule for nearly five weeks.  In this time, we have had a total of eight positive COVID-19 cases in our school community.  This number includes students in our hybrid cohorts, students in the fully remote cohort, faculty, and support staff.  Of these eightContinue reading “Superintendent’s Report to the School Committee, November 18, 2020”

Masconomet School Committee Adopts “Equity and Anti-Racism Resolution”

On October 21, 2020, the Masconomet Regional School Committee unanimously approved an “Equity and Anti-Racism Resolution.”  This statement, which was developed in response to the murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd and the subsequent demonstrations of the Black Lives Matter Movement, affirms the commitment of the Masconomet Regional School District to embed “diversity, equity,Continue reading “Masconomet School Committee Adopts “Equity and Anti-Racism Resolution””

Hybrid Schedule Update, 11/6/20

We’ve concluded our third week of hybrid classes at Masconomet.  Getting students back into the building has been a lot of work, but the payoff has been seeing our students “in person” again and returning a little bit of normalcy in their lives.  In the almost four months since last June, when we began planningContinue reading “Hybrid Schedule Update, 11/6/20”

Superintendent’s Update

September 24, 2020 Dear Masconomet Community, We’ve had a great opening week at both Masconomet Middle and High Schools.  We began our school year for students on Monday under our remote learning schedule that was developed by a team of teachers, parents and administrators in August as part of our School Reopening Plan.  Building onContinue reading “Superintendent’s Update”

Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year!

September 18, 2020 Dear Masconomet Community, Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year! Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate the uncertainties of this year’s school reopening. You stepped up in extraordinary ways this past spring to fill the gaps caused by our sudden school building closures and we know that the decisionContinue reading “Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year!”

Masconomet to Open Under Remote Learning Plan in September

Last night, the Masconomet School Committee voted to begin the 2020-2021 school year under the remote learning option presented in the Draft Masconomet Reopening Plan.  We are currently planning for student instruction to begin on September 21st.  The Committee also endorsed the Administration’s plan to revisit the decision to implement the remote plan on OctoberContinue reading “Masconomet to Open Under Remote Learning Plan in September”

Reopening Plan Update, 8.12.20

Good Morning, I am writing on behalf of the School Committee to remind you that the School Committee will be meeting on Zoom tonight, August 12, 2020, to approve the Masconomet Reopening Plan submission to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and to select the model (In-Person, Hybrid or Remote) that our schools willContinue reading “Reopening Plan Update, 8.12.20”

Masconomet Reopening Plan Update

Dear Masconomet Community: I am writing with an update on our planning process for the start of the new school year at the Masconomet Regional School District. The Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education has granted all school districts in Massachusetts ten additional days for staff training at the beginning of the year.  With theseContinue reading “Masconomet Reopening Plan Update”

Letter Regarding DESE’s Initial Fall School Reopening Guidance

Dear Masconomet Community, Last week, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released its Initial Fall School Reopening Guidance.  In this document, the DESE prioritizes reopening school with in-person instruction for all students in September following a comprehensive set of health and safety guidelines.  The document also instructs school districts in Massachusetts toContinue reading “Letter Regarding DESE’s Initial Fall School Reopening Guidance”