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Reopening Plans: Deadline Sun 2pm for Qs to be answered at Mon forums; Another Survey request (Updated)

August 1, 2020 02:11:39 PM
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Parents have until 2pm tomorrow (Sunday, August 2nd) to submit questions for Community Forums on school Reopening Plans. The question form also serves as a survey that all parents are being asked to complete.

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Reopening Update: Hybrid recommended for ARHS, while sports still being pursued; Committees to vote on starting model(s) in mid-August

July 31, 2020 02:16:50 PM
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In this morning’s Regional School Committee meeting, the same recommendation was made for the high school. Meanwhile, Algonquin is still working on offering sports in the fall – including competition with other schools.

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Administration recommending revised Hybrid model for K-8 schools

July 30, 2020 10:14:14 AM
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Last night, the K-8 School Committees for Northborough and Southborough heard the administration’s plans for reopening school in September. In the meeting, the administrative team recommended a Hybrid Model as the best option.

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Regional School Committee to discuss Reopening Plans

July 29, 2020 11:18:17 AM
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The district posted an agenda for a Regional School Committee meeting this Friday morning.

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School reopening update: Committees to discuss plans, preparing students, AP prep work delay, and more free tutoring (Updated)

July 28, 2020 12:09:22 PM
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An update on preparations for resuming schools in the fall.

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School update on reopening work and survey results (Updated)

July 21, 2020 10:49:03 AM
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The latest “reopening” update from Northborough and Southborough Public Schools shared results from recent family surveys.

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School news: Reopening survey and update; quarantine protocol for student travelers; 8th grade DC trip cancelled

July 14, 2020 08:54:30 AM
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The Northborough and Southborough Public Schools is asking each family to complete a survey. Updates were also issued on status of work on reopening plans and news on a big field trip cancellation.

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Superintendent: Racial incident during virtual meeting for Algonquin athletes

June 24, 2020 04:53:49 PM

Here’s an item I missed from the weekend. Although school was already done the year, it appears zoombombing wasn’t.

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NSBoro Schools: Update on uncertainty of what reopening will look like

June 16, 2020 09:20:13 AM
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Superintendent Gregory Martineau issued a farewell to the strange year. In it, he provided an update on what reopening will look like for in September.

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Woodward website embraces learning at home (and a virtual reality)

June 11, 2020 11:15:03 AM

Woodward School has embraced the new reality.

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ARHS music teachers acknowledge seniors and NSMA thanks teachers

June 9, 2020 10:48:56 AM
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Northborough Southborough Music Association shared news on the goodbyes and thank yous between Algonquin’s music teachers and their Class of 2020 students.

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Trottier SOS thanks teachers

June 5, 2020 02:13:21 PM
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Earlier this week, I shared pics of Algonquin’s parade, where faculty congratulated students. Today, I’m sharing pics from a bit of a reverse event held at Trottier last Friday. 

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District nurses and cafeteria workers make news across the country

June 3, 2020 10:36:33 AM
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Yesterday, the work of Northborough and Southborough school nurses and cafeteria workers to support district students was documented in a feelgood story shared by local news stations across the country.

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School Surveys: Fall “Hybrid” Reopening, Start Times, & Strategic Plan surveys seek feedback from parents/community by Monday (Updated)

June 2, 2020 05:52:47 PM
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Earlier today, Northborough and Southborough public school parents received the monthly newsletter from the Superintendent. In it, he asks for responses to three surveys with deadlines this Friday, June 5.

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