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Click Headline for full letter. This week we began phase I of the Governor’s reopening process. Included in phase I is the ability for health care providers to begin offering in-person health services. Specifically noted in the Department of Public Health Guidance document was the need to prioritize pediatric care especially immunizations. Physical examinations and/or immunizations are required for school entrance and in grades 1, 4, 7 and 11

The Norwood Public Schools Food Services Department is providing grab and go meals to anyone under the age of 18. Meals can be picked up Monday through Friday between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM at the Balch, Callahan, Cleveland, Oldham and Prescott schools. Click on the headline for the menu!

The Town of Norwood in partnership with Norwood Food Service will be providing FREE Grab & Go dinner meals at selected sites. These meals will be provided to all requesting Norwood families and will be available for pick up from any of the community elementary schools on Wednesdays. All meals will be prepared and packaged "family style" and will be distributed cold. Heating & cooling instructions will be provided. These meals will contain 8-10 servings so they may last more than one day. The responses will be kept confidential and will be used for planning purposes only. Click on the headline to fill out the form and request a meal.

Per order of Governor Charlie Baker, all Massachusetts schools will be closed for the rest of the academic school year. Remote learning will continue in the Norwood Public Schools. Please click the headline to read Superintendent David Thomson's press release regarding the closure.

Budget information for the 2020-2021 fiscal year has been updated in the budget section of the school committee website. Click on the link to review the budget presentation and FY '21 budget information.

Please click on the headline for a letter from the Massacgusetts Associate Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education with an update for families of special education students.

Impact Norwood has compiled and released a toolkit of resources for coping with stress and anxiety around COVID-19. Please click on the link to go the Impact Norwood resource page to download the toolkit.

Please read the latest update from NPS Student Services Director, Lori Cimeno, regarding special education services during the school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click on the link for our latest press release regarding school closure.

All Norwood Public Schools are closed beginning Friday 3/12 and will not reopen through Tuesday, 4/07. Please click on the link for more information.

Click on the link to go to the Norwood Public Schools Coronavirus update page. This page will have the latest communication from school officials regarding the Coronavirus situation in Norwood as well as any events being postponed or cancelled. The page also contains links to the town update page and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Click on the link for more information about the Coronavirus from NPS Nurse Leader, Jill Driscoll.

Please click on the link for the latest updates and FAQ's on the Coronavirus situation in Norwood.

Please click on the link for an update and information about the Town of Norwood Coronavirus situation.

Click on the link for the latest district news for the week ending 3/6/2020!

Norwood SEPAC Meeting March 12, 2020 from 6:30-8:15 PM in Room 219 at the Savage Educational Center. Click Headline for Agenda.

Click on the link to learn about the learning enrichment courses being offered this summer by the Norwood Public Schools!

Click on the headline to read the Coronavirus letter from School Nurse Leader Jill Driscoll

Norwood SEPAC Meeting January 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM in room 219 at the Savage Educational Center. Topic: Basic Rights in Special Education. Learn about rights in the IEP and 504 Plans. Presented by Lori Cimeno, Director of Special Education

Join Impact Norwood for a free presentation on Thursday January 9, 2020 from 7-9 PM at the Norwood High School Auditorium. Author Alex Berenson will be discussing his book, Tell Your Children The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence. Attendees will be eligible to win a $100 Bertucci's Gift Card. Click the headline for more information and to register.

The Town of Norwood is elgible to receive reimbursement for health care services that take place in school for students who have Mass Health insurance. Please click on the link for more information and for the parent consent form.

Superintendent Dr. Thomson will present the Norwood Public Schools Strategic Plan on November 18, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 PM in the GSU Lecture Hall at Norwood High School.

Norwood SEPAC Meeting November 19, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 PM in Room 219 at the Savage Educational Center. Topic: Dissecting the IEP.

Norwood Public Schools has been exploring the important topic of school start times and the impact on our students’ health, development, and academics. Please click on the link for information and a presentation regarding the work that has been done by this task force so far.