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Norwood School News - 9/30/2022

September 30, 2022

Norwood School News is back for the 2022-2023 School year! Click on the link to find out about school events and happenings that have been taking place across your Norwood Public Schools community!

*The clinic will be at NHS in the cafeteria, enter through door 14 at the rear of the building. *Primary COVID series for anyone ages 3+ *Pfizer monovalent boosters for age 5-12 at least 5 months after the last dose *Pfizer updated/bivalent booster for ages 12+ at least 2 months after the last dose *Moderna updated/bivalent booster for anyone 18+ at least 2 months after the last dose *Flu shots for anyone ages 3+ *High dose (quadrivalent) Flu shots for anyone 65+ *It is permissible to receive the COVID and Flu vaccines at the same time. *Pre-registration is appreciated to ensure adequate vaccine supply, pre-register by clicking the header. *Walk-ins are also welcome! *Questions - please contact Jill Driscoll, School Nurse Leader, jdriscoll@norwood.k12.ma.us or 781-440-5843.

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The Norwood Public Schools has adopted ParentSquare as our new school-to-home communication platform. Please click on the headline for more information about setting up accounts and using the system.

First webinar: September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Our first family webinar will take place Sunday September 18 from 7:00-8:00pm “Understanding Self-Harm for Parents” presented by Michael Hollander, Ph.D. Description and Zoom link can be found by clicking on the header. Important information: 1. All parents of school aged children K-12 and school staff at NPS are invited to attend. 2. Webinars will be hosted live on their scheduled date and time with closed captioning. If you are unable to watch it live, they will be recorded and available “On Demand” shortly afterwards. The On Demand videos will be found on the same website link above. 3. No pre-registration is required for the webinars.

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Please click on the headline for the NPS school year 2022-2023 school hours, including drop-off and pickup-times for each school.

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Click the headline to see the presentation from the May 18, 2022 School Committee meeting.

Registration for Norwood Public Schools bus transportation for the 2022-2023 school year is now open and is due by June 30th, 2022. Please click on the headline for more information and for links to the application and online payment.

Norwood Public Schools engaged Mass Insight Education & Research to conduct an equity audit of the district  to understand current strengths and challenges relative to diversity, equity, and inclusion for all students, families, and staff. Throughout the 2021-2022 school year, Mass Insight collected data, information, and perspectives from across the Norwood community through surveys, interviews, data analysis, and systems evaluations, and then presented its findings to the district. Please click on the headline for more information and a link to the report.

Please click on the headline for information about the NPS Office of Student Services summer programming offerings for the summer of 2022.

Click the headline for the full program of the 23rd annual Fine Arts Festival.

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During the week of April 25, 2022, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Public School Monitoring (PSM) will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of Norwood Public Schools. Please click on the headline for more information.

Click the headline to view the recording of the workshop presented by McLean Hospital. Copy and paste this link into your browser for the handout from the workshop: https://www.norwood.k12.ma.us/about/files/News%20Items/McLeanResilience%20Parent-Caregiver%20Handout.pdf

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