March 3, 2021

Message from Principal Cullinane

Good afternoon Nashoba Students and Families -

It was great to see our students this week. The halls have been buzzing with excitement as we kicked off our hybrid model. We look forward to seeing our cohort B students in-person tomorrow. Thank you to our staff, parents, and especially our students for making it work!

We decided to send our newsletter for this week early, since we have included reminders and tips for cohort B students who will be coming in tomorrow.

As a reminder, there is NO school this Friday (March 5th). Students are not expected to have asynchronous work to complete.

Thank you and have a great rest of your week and weekend!


Steve Cullinane

Interim Principal

In-Person Learning

We were happy to see Cohort A on Monday and Tuesday, and tomorrow we will welcome Cohort B to in-person learning! Here are a few reminders/updates for everyone to keep in mind:

  • Parents/Guardians dropping students off in the morning should let their students out near the Auditorium entrance and then continue driving behind the school to exit campus across from the Post Office.

  • Likewise, please line up behind the building for pick-up at dismissal; students will exit through the back of the building's cafeteria doors.

  • Please click on the PDF below for a map of student pick-up/drop-off

  • Students should bring a print-out of their schedule with them to school, or download the PowerSchool app on their phone—having your schedule with you will make it much easier to find your classrooms and for our staff to help you navigate the building.

  • Students should check their email daily for a google form to check-in for their asynchronous attendance. Make sure to check your spam folders if you don't see it in your inbox.

  • Seniors in good standing who have a first or last period study, with written parent permission, may come to school late or leave early. Parents should email this permission to Students who can take advantage of this will be expected to check in with the main office upon arrival or before leaving school.

Progress Reports

Quarter 3 Progress Reports will be available next Friday, March 12th. Students and guardians can simply check PowerSchool for an updated grade in each course at that time. Please reach out directly to your teachers with any questions.

Arts Event Opportunity

Nashoba Area Social Justice Alliance (NASJA) is hosting an open-air Arts Event, and are seeking submissions from our students! Check out their website!

Reminder: Important Information For Students

The attached letter outlines what students should expect during their time at Nashoba. It contains essential information like transitioning from class to class, breakfast and lunch protocols, and other routines.

All students should read the letter thoroughly before next week.

Reminder: Bus Routes and Pickup Times

For students planning on utilizing the bus, please refer the district website for bus routes.

Students riding the bus will be dropped off and picked up in front of the school. Students will not be able to exit their buses in the mornings until 7:30am when the school doors open.

Outdoor breakfast is available to eat outside the school.

Students choosing to eat breakfast or bring a grab-and-go lunch home should know that no eating on the bus is allowed.

Reminder: Student Drivers and Walkers

Students who have received a parking pass and plan to drive to school should plan to stay in their cars until the doors open at 7:30am. They can then enter the building and head directly to their first period class.

Students who would like a breakfast can access a breakfast station at the main entrance of the school.

Students walking to school should time their arrival at school for as close as possible to when the doors open at 7:30am.

Reminder: Medication Information

Students are permitted to carry epipens or inhalers on them with a health provider's order.

Please have health care providers fax or mail medication orders to the health office.

Medications that may need to be administered during the school day can be dropped off at your convenience. Please call 978-779-2257 ext 3112 to schedule a time for medication drop off.

Fax 978-965-3968. Email to

Reminder: Student Athletes

Students participating in after school sporting events are expected to have transportation to and from practice, as outlined in guidance from the athletic office.

Students who come in for a hybrid learning experience, are expected to transport home at dismissal and come back to school at the designated time for the athletic event.

From Guidance:

Attention students and parents. It is hard to believe, but we have already begun planning for next year and one of the most important steps for that is to get course registrations so we can build your student schedules for the 2021-2022 school year. Right now your teachers are considering what levels and classes to recommend you take next year, and we encourage you to review the Program of Studies (Link below) so that you best understand all the options available to you. We will be doing course sign-ups all together on Wednesday, March 31st, details will be forthcoming.

From Dollars for Scholars:

Nashoba Regional Dollars for Scholars awards scholarships to Nashoba seniors each June. Last year, we awarded over $50,000 to deserving graduates. We are once again asking for your sweet support in raising money to recognize students’ academics, service, and leadership. Purchase yummy See’s candies for Easter to help support Dollars for Scholars and spread a little sunshine at the same time! Candy also makes a great gift for St. Patrick’s Day, Passover, or even Earth day! Just remember to let the recipient know that something sweet is on the way.

Click here to choose your favorites and buy your candy online.

Easter candy can be purchased here. Easter candy sales end March 19, while the entire fundraiser ends May 15.

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