This week, the district administration and the School Committee have been reviewing proposed plans for the start of the school year. This afternoon, the School Committee voted to begin the school year in a split hybrid model.
While we plan to begin the year with some in-person learning, we know that some families will be unable to participate in in-person learning because of student and/or family health issues. Those students who do not wish to participate in the split hybrid model will have the opportunity to enroll in the Distance Learning Academy.
We must finalize our staffing and class placement for this fall and therefore, we ask you to complete the survey below by Tuesday, August 18th. This survey asks you if your student(s) will participate in the split hybrid model or will enroll in the fully remote Distance Learning Academy. We also ask that you answer questions about transportation for the fall. Bus capacity has been severely reduced by state guidelines related to COVID-19. We need to know your plans so that we can plan bussing accordingly.
Please fill out one survey form for each student you have enrolled in NPS in grades K-12 this fall. A separate survey for preschool students will be sent to those families.
It is IMPERATIVE that you complete this survey with your selection by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, August 18th. You can find the proposed plan for the fall here. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Thank you so much for your patience and understanding during this very challenging time.
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