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Click on the link to find out about school events and happenings that have been taking place across your Norwood Public Schools community for the week ending 2/03/2023!

The Norwood Public Schools are deeply saddened to inform the community that Coakley Middle School student Tyler Lawrence passed away tragically on Sunday. Please click on the link for the entire statement.

Click Headline for flyer. Low Mood & Depression in Children and Teens Presented by: Yudelki Firpo-Perretti, Ph.D. Description: This webinar focuses on providing psychoeducation about childhood and adolescent depression and strategies for caregivers to help children and adolescents engage in skills that can boost their mood. Zoom Link: https://partners.zoom.us/j/87890142856

COVID-19, Flu and "Catch Up" Vaccination Clinic Thursday 1/26 from 3-6 PM at NHS Cafeteria (Enter at the rear of the building through door 14) *PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR CATCH UP VACCINES. CLICK THE HEADLINE TO REGISTER. "Catch Up" Vaccines: *For those students whose immunization status is incomplete we are offering a "catch up clinic" for MMR, Tdap and menACWY vaccines. *Students must be at least three years old to participate. *Due to the cost of these vaccines it is required that students have insurance, MassHealth or other. *Students and families with questions, please reach out to your school nurse or contact Nurse Leader Jill Driscoll at 781-440-5843 or jdriscoll@norwood.k12.ma.us *Next Clinic will be Thursday, February 16th.

COVID-19, Flu and "Catch Up" Vaccination Clinic Thursday 1/26 from 3-6 PM at NHS Cafeteria (Enter at the rear of the building through door 14) *Pre-registration is appreciated to ensure adequate vaccine supply, click the headline to register for COVID-19 OR FLU *Walk-ins are also welcome! *COVID-19 and Flu Vaccine: *Primary COVID series for anyone ages 3+ *Pfizer updated/bivalent booster for ages 5+ 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 simultaneously. *Students and families with questions, please reach out to your school nurse or contact Nurse Leader Jill Driscoll at 781-440-5843 or jdriscoll@norwood.k12.ma.us *Next Clinic will be Thursday, February 16th.

"Catch Up" Vaccination Clinic Thursday, January 5th and Thursday, January 12th from 3-6 PM in the cafeteria at Norwood High School *For those students whose immunization status is incomplete we are offering a "catch up clinic" for MMR, Tdap and menACWY vaccines. *Students must be at least three years old to participate. *Due to the cost of these vaccines it is required that students have insurance, MassHealth or other. *PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, CLICK THE HEADLINE FOR LINK *Students and families with questions, please reach out to your school nurse or contact Nurse Leader Jill Driscoll at 781-440-5843 or jdriscoll@norwood.k12.ma.us

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Clinic Thursday, January 5th, from 3-6 PM in the cafeteria at Norwood High School *Enter at the rear of the building through door 14 *Primary COVID series for anyone ages 3+ *Pfizer updated/bivalent booster for ages 5+ 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 simultaneously. *Pre-registration is appreciated to ensure adequate vaccine supply, pre-register by clicking the headline. *Walk-ins are also welcome! *This clinic will take place in conjunction with the "catch up vaccination clinic". Next catch up clinic is Thursday, January 12th also 3-6 at NHS. *Next COVID & Flu Clinic is Thursday, January 26th *Questions - contact Jill Driscoll, School Nurse Leader, 781-440-5843 or jdriscoll@norwood.k12.ma.us.

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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.

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