Return-to-School Plan

Friday, August 27, 2021

Dear Plymouth School Community,

Next week, our schools will experience the energy and excitement of a new school year. We look forward to welcoming our students back full-time and continue our commitment to providing safe, healthy and supportive classrooms for our students and teachers.

After a year and a half, the COVID-19 rules and restrictions feel burdensome and never-ending. Many would like to lose the masks and return to normal as quickly as possible. We will get there eventually, but it is going to take more time. As always, health and safety remain our top priority in Plymouth, and educating children in person without interruption continues to be our goal.

There may be different approaches to health and safety in area public school districts. In Plymouth, we will be following the recent mandate by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requiring all students ages 5 and older, as well as all staff, to be masked in schools. Preschool students will be strongly encouraged to wear masks, taking into consideration children who cannot properly wear a mask for developmental reasons. We will also be requiring all visitors to remain masked while in our school buildings.

Many of you have questions about the upcoming school year; please see the PPS Back to School FAQs at the end of the Return to School Plan to learn more.

The pandemic will continue to challenge us, but there is so much to look forward to in the upcoming school year! Plymouth is an incredible community, and I feel blessed to work with our students and staff in the Plymouth Public Schools.

I want to thank you for your continued patience and support. As always, if you have any questions at any time, please feel free to reach out to me or your school administration.

I look forward to welcoming you all back soon.


Christopher S. Campbell

Superintendent of Schools

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Dr. Christopher S. Campbell

Superintendent of Schools

11 Lincoln Street | Plymouth, MA 02360

Phone: 508-830-4300 | Fax: 508-746-1873

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