NOTES FROM the OFFICE

7/28/20

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ENGLISH:

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ESPAÑOL:

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PORTUGUÊS:

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All previous Notes From the Office are available by using this LINK.

District Calendars

Transportation

The online transportation request form for the 2020 - 2021 school year is now open.


If you need illustrated instructions on how to complete your Transportation Request in English, please visit THIS LINK. Here are the Portuguese and Spanish versions as well.

DESE Transportation Guidance

If you haven't seen it, here's a look at DESE's Transportation Guidance for the upcoming school year. With this, we anticipate many more parents opting to drive their students/children to school. It will be more important than ever that ALL parents follow protocols for arrival, drop off, and dismissal. Updated procedures are forthcoming.

FPS School Committee Meeting - TOMORROW NIGHT 7/29

Back to School Plan


If you haven’t read the FPS Back to School Plan, I’d encourage you to do so:


FPS Back to School Plan


Tomorrow night at 7PM FPS School Committee has another joint meeting with the Board of Health. Here the details if you’d like to watch it: (from FPS School Committee website)


A Joint Meeting with the School Committee and Board of Health will be held on July 29th at 7:00 p.m.


This meeting is being held fully remotely in accordance with the Governor of Massachusetts’ March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law G.L. c. 30A, Section 20


The meeting can be viewed Live on The Government Channel: Comcast 99, RCN 13/HD613, Verizon/Fios 42 and on Facebook on the Framingham Public Schools Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/framinghamps/


You can also view the meeting or seek to participate during the public comment portion of this meeting by registering at:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mLziHAR3SAurgv1bFCpXjA


Once you have registered, you will be emailed information to join the meeting. You can also call in to the meeting by dialing 1-646-558-8656 and webinar ID 880 0219 2727


A recording of this meeting will be archived on the City of Framingham and School Committee websites as soon as possible.

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Superintendent Dr. Robert Tremblay is providing updates on reopening through Zoom and Facebook. The next scheduled session is Wednesday, July 29th. See dates, times, and ways to join below:


WAYS TO JOIN


ZOOM

Attendees are invited to join via Zoom (web browser, mobile or desktop application, or by phone). The event is a Webinar so I will be presenting with a select few members of the Senior Leadership Team. You will be able to view, ask questions in the chat, and there will be real-time interpretation available in Spanish and Portuguese. If you wish to participate in live polls and access the interpretation - please join via the links below.


Wednesday, July 29th

10:30am - 11:30am


  • Join via Zoom. Passcode: 007573
  • Or iPhone one-tap: +16465588656,,83293071718#,,,,,,0#,,007573# or +13017158592,,83293071718#,,,,,,0#,,007573#
  • Or Telephone: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799
  • Webinar ID: 832 9307 1718
  • Passcode: 007573


Wednesday, July 29th

4:00pm - 5:00pm


  • Join via Zoom. Passcode: 007573
  • iPhone one-tap :+13126266799,,84604941824#,,,,,,0#,,007573# or +16465588656,,84604941824#,,,,,,0#,,007573#
  • Telephone: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128 or +1 253 215 8782
  • Webinar ID: 846 0494 1824
  • Passcode: 007573


FACEBOOK

You may also view Back to School Updates: Live with Dr. Tremblay by watching the event live on Facebook. You can post your questions in the comments and they will be provided to me in real time.


Wednesday, July 29th

10:30am - 11:30am

Facebook Event


Wednesday, July 29th

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Facebook Event

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Community Resources

For emergency food assistance call the Framingham Emergency Food Line (508-532-5479). For food or housing referrals, please contact the Family Resource Center (508-270-4313). If you or your child is having a mental health emergency, please call Advocates Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) at 508-872-3333 or call 911 for assistance.

City of Framingham Food & Donation Resources

Click HERE for resources available through the city of Framingham

Helpful Info, Resources, and How to Talk to Children

Please use THIS LINK to access resources, preventative measures, and guidance on how to talk with children.

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