ADL Announcements 10/14/2021

(These are sent each Thursday school is in session.)


Thursday, October 14, PAWS meeting at 6:30 PM (zoom link below)

Wednesday, October 27, School Picture Makeup/Retake Day starts 8:15 AM

Mon-Fri, November 22-26, Teacher Professional Learning Mon-Tues (no classes) -

Thanksgiving Break/No school (Closed Wed-Fri)

Thursday, December 23-31, Early Winter Break/No school

PAWS Zoom Meeting

Patrick Murray is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: ADL PAWS Meeting- October 2021
Time: Oct 14, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Yearbook Orders

Place your yearbook order soon! The cost is $25.00 per yearbook. You can order online or pick up an order form in the main office.

Order your yearbook here:

Please see Mrs. Donahey or Ms. Edwards if you have any questions.

PAWS ADL Pride Wear Sale - now available!

We are excited to announce that the PAWS ADL Pride Wear is now available for purchase. If you are interested in purchasing hoodies, sweatshirts, t-shirts, sports shirts, hats and more, then follow this link:

We have also attached a flier for you to share with your family members. Any questions, please contact Harriet Matthews,


Contact Ms. Edwards if you are ordering items for gifts. She will hold them and contact you to pick up from the main office.

ADL Clubs

We will keep you posted when clubs begin.................

  • Art Club will be starting in October!
  • Coding Club
  • The deadline to sign up for D&D club is this Friday. Please fill in the survey linked below. The first meeting of D&D club will be Tuesday, October 26 from 3:30-4:30.
  • The E.Y.E. (Essex Youth Empowerment Club)
  • History Club
  • Math Counts
  • Marvel Club
  • Pride Club will be meeting on Fridays from 3:15-4:00 in the Band Room.
  • Yearbook Club will be meeting on Monday, October 18, 3:30 - 4:30, in the conference room. See Mrs. Donahey or Ms. Edwards if you have any questions.

Special Ed Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)

Special Education Parent Advisory Council Information Session (October 21):

EWSD is developing a Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) to improve engagement with families and the district on special education implementation and practices. This committee will meet monthly once it is formed. Prior to releasing the application for those interested, we are holding an information session on October 21st, 2021 from 6-7 PM for people to learn more. Teachers, staff, parents, students, and community members are all welcome to attend the information session as well as submit an application if they are interested.

Please sign up for the information session here.

October 19 Zoom Presentation for EWSD Parents/Guardians:

Ryan's Story: A Father's Hard-Earned Lesson about Cyberbullying and Suicide

Presented by John P. Halligan, Author and Motivational Speaker

John lost his thirteen year-old son, Ryan, to suicide on October 7, 2003. and he had been bullied by his peers both at school and online. In this presentation for students and families, John discusses the lessons he learned from his family tragedy. He touches on practical recommendations regarding the safe use of technology and presents ideas on how we can all be active bystanders in preventing suicide and bullying.

Join the presentation via Zoom from 7-8PM on October 19.

Register here to receive Zoom details!

For more information, contact Sarah Warrington at

Families Eligible for Monthly Internet Service Discount

Eligibility for Monthly Internet Service Discount

Households that are eligible for free or reduced meals under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) or the School Breakfast Program (SBP) during the 2019-2020, 2020-2021 and/or the 2021-2022 school year are eligible for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB Program). The EBB Program is a temporary federal program to help eligible households pay for internet service during the pandemic. The EBB Program provides a monthly discount of not more than $50 per month on broadband service and associated equipment (for example, a modem) for eligible households and not more than $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. If the participating household chooses an eligible plan that costs $50/month or less, the household will receive that service for free, at least until the EBB Program ends.

If you have questions about the EBB program, your eligibility to participate, or to find information about participating providers near you, please visit, call 833-511-0311, or email

Households may continue to submit free and reduced meal applications to become eligible for this benefit throughout the school year. Applications can be submitted online at or paper applications can be found on our Child Nutrition website.

Brownell Library

Brownell Library has two upcoming events for October. Please check out this flyer for more information.

ADL Paws

Want to keep updated on the ADL PAWS projects and events?

Don't miss out! "Like" the "PAWS ADL" page on Facebook today! The facebook page will share info about ongoing opportunities to support your school community at ADL. From volunteering your time, donating baked goods, to events we'll be hosting for ADL students and family, there are lots of things to like! Click below to "like" our Facebook page and stay connected and involved!

ADL Bottle Barn

Please drop off your clean bottles and cans to donate to ADL special programs!

Bottles and cans should be in bags! PLEASE DO NOT THROW IN LOOSE BOTTLES AND CANS.



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