Friday, April 9, 2021

Letter for Families About Next Week

A letter went out Thursday to families with lots of details about changes that begin on Monday, April 12. Highlights are below, but please read the memo closely for details!

School Hours
  • Students are in school M/Tu/Th/Fri 8:30 A.M.-3:00 P.M. & Wednesday 8:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M.
  • ONLY those having breakfast may enter at 8:15
  • All others enter starting at 8:30
  • Students must be in homeroom by 8:45
Dropoff and Pickup
  • BIG CHANGE: The front entrance is used only for bus/van students, no cars!
  • All cars enter on Balch Street
  • All cars leave out onto CABOT Street RIGHT TURN ONLY. 
  • No parking or standing. 
  • If your child is not ready to exit the car, please drive around the block.
  • 7th and 8th grade families are welcome to drop off or pick up across Balch Street in the Cummings Center parking lot.
  • BIG CHANGE: Dismissal begins at 2:50 P.M. (12:50 on Wednesday) Check the memo for information about when your child is dismissed.
What to Bring to School Each Day
  • Fully charged school iPad
  • Backpack large enough to carry all belongings (lockers are not being used this year)
  • Refillable Water Bottle
  • Lunch if you do not want a free school lunch
  • Snack(s) (multiple if you get hungry)
  • Mask(s) (we always have available masks at each entrance)
  • We have six lunch locations where students can sit and eat 6 feet apart
  • Three of these locations are indoors, and three are outdoors. 
  • Outdoor areas are partially tented and will provide some protection from rain and sun. 
  • We will be eating outside rain or shine - dress accordingly!
Info about Band, Chorus and Strings in this memo too.