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Click the headline to view the recording of the workshop presented by McLean Hospital. Password for the recording is: ParentND123

Click the headline for information about COVID-19 Safety Checks (formerly known as pool testing). You must submit a one-time consent to participate. Link is in the flyer.

Click the headline to read the full press release.

Click the headline for flyer and workshop link. Norwood Public Schools is excited to partner with McLean Hospital this year as part of the School Consultation Service program. As part of our partnership, McLean staff will facilitate four workshops intended to support parents and guardians. The first is this week and is focused on supporting students of all ages in transitioning back to school in the era of Covid.

Click the headline for the flyer with all of the information.

Click the Headline to get the links for the Reopening Plan and Accompanying Document

LMPA Orientation Schedule

September 1, 2021

Click the headline for the LMPA Orientation Schedule

Click the headline to read the current plans for Back to School and COVID-19 Prevention for Fall 2021.

Click the headline to read the press release for the Norwood Public Schools Equity Audit.

Click the headline for signup links to participate in weekly COVID-19 Pool Testing. You must sign up to receive a test kit. All Norwood Public Schools Students and Staff are eligible to sign up. Click the headline for instructions and FAQs.

Click the headline for the announcement regarding COVID-19 Weekly Pool Testing that will start on May 20, 2021 for all students and staff. FAQs, links, and instructions are in the document.

CMS New Building Project Community Forum #3. REMOTE MEETING ONLINE. You must PRE-REGISTER. Click the headline for flyer and pre-registration link. May 19, 2021 at 7 PM.

Click the headline to read the April School Vacation Advisory from Nurse Leader Jill Driscoll.

Click the headline to read the Norwood Board of Health Presentation to the School Committee on 4/7/2021. The presentation contains important information including the Travel Advisory and Mask Information.

Beginning on Monday April 5, 2021, gaiters will no longer be permitted, and we will be encouraging everyone to double mask in accordance with the CDC recommendations. Please know that these changes are in consideration of the closer seating and larger numbers in our buildings. We look forward to having our students return, and we appreciate your patience and understanding in this process. Click the headline to read the CDC Guidance.

The School Committee voted to shift the school start times in the September of 2022. The approximate times are in these slides but we will also examine bus runs next year to see if the elementary start could be pushed back a little more. Click the headline for the presentation.

CMS New Building Project Community Forum #2. REMOTE MEETING ONLINE. You must PRE-REGISTER. Click the headline for flyer and pre-registration link. March 18, 2021 at 7 PM.

Click the Headline to learn more about the first Community Forum for the CMS New Building Project. The Community Forum will be held remotely via Zoom. Pre-registration is required. January 14 at 7 PM.

Please consider joining these virtual parent meetings to share concerns, strategies and ideas to help your family during this stressful time. Monday sessions are primarily for issues facing BIPOC (black, indigenous and people of color) parents. As parents we often place our own needs behind those of our children. Please consider taking advantage of an hour for yourself that will let you know you are not alone, connect with other parents and hopefully lift your spirits.

CLICK HEADLINE FOR FULL TEXT AND LINKS Limit gathering size: Indoor gatherings at private residences are limited to 10 people, and outdoor gatherings at private residences are limited to 25 people. Individuals should stay within their household: For a lower-risk celebration, people should limit in-person holiday gatherings to only people they live with or limit the gathering to a small group of individuals with whom they are regularly in contact. Avoid travel: Anyone considering travel should review and abide by Massachusetts travel orders, and people who want to travel to another state that is not a lower-risk state should be aware of the quarantine requirements involved with such travel.

Click the headline to read a letter from the District Nurse Leader regarding Mandatory Flu Vaccines.

COVID-19 Scenario Response Planning for Schools - Click Headline for more information

Parents must fill out this form and email it to the school principal or bring it into the school. Click Headline for PDF

Click the headline for the flyer to sign up for a free thermometer through the Kinda FLUency program.

Click the Headline for 2 New COVID Resources: Decision Tree - Can My Child Go to School Today & FAQs About Wearing Masks at School

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