Message from the Superintendent

May 17, 2021

Dear Parents and Caregivers:

Based on updated guidance from Governor Baker and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, effective May 18, students will no longer have to wear masks when outdoors, even if distance cannot be maintained. This applies to recess, physical education, youth sports, and outdoor learning environments. 
At this time, adults and students must continue to wear masks indoors.
The goal of the Massachusetts public K-12 education system is to prepare all students for success after high school. Massachusetts public school students are leading the nation in reading and math and are at the top internationally in reading, science, and math according to the national NAEP and international PISA assessments.
Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that the Commonwealth is on track to meet the goal of vaccinating 4.1 million residents by the first week of June and all remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted effective May 29. The Commonwealth’s face covering order will also be rescinded on May 29. The Department of Public Health will issue a new face covering advisory consistent ...
As always, I will continue to keep you updated as more information becomes available.
Thank you,
Peter Schafer
Superintendent of Schools

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Thank you,
Peter Schafer
Superintendent of Schools


We have also created a COVID-19 dashboard, updated weekly, that reports out the

current and total cases across the district.  

COVID-19 Data Dashboard



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