Heath Brook School

Principal Update: October 15th, 2020

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A Message from Principal Cenanovic

Dear Heath Brook Families,


I hope this message finds you and your family well!


Although we know that this is a time of much uncertainty and worry for our community and our country, we continue to feel blessed at the Heath Brook that we are back together with our staff and students. These last few weeks have brought a tremendous amount of joy as we watch children engage in social, emotional and academic learning with their peers at home and at school. What a journey it's been to reimagine and reinvent education as we know it!


I would be remiss if I didn't mention how important our home school partnership is, now more than ever. You have been along side us as we worked out the kinks, adjusted our plans, handled technical difficulties and reassured our young learners! As our teaching partners, you've experienced both the joys and challenges of learning in real time. Our teachers are working incredibly hard to provide each of your children with the best possible experience under our current learning model and your support is tremendously appreciated. Your patience, kind words and encouragement have really helped keep our energy and spirits high!


Our teaching staff is dedicated to working collaboratively with you to solve problems, big and small! If you have any worries or concerns, please start by expressing them to your child's classroom teacher first, as this allows them to better understand and address potential issues quickly and efficiently. Whether its a message on Google Classroom, a quick email, or calling the Heath Brook directly, teachers are here and happy to help!


We are thankful to partner with you! We've got this because.....WE ARE HEATH BROOK STRONG!


With hope,

Felicia Cenanovic

Heath Brook Spirit Wear is Here!

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TMHS STUDENTS ARE READY TO HELP - TUTORING AVAILABLE!

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Critical Forms Reminder!

If you haven't done so already, please take a moment to click on the links below. These forms help us with critical information we need to ensure your child's safety while at school. Thank you for your help!


Heath Brook Accident/Illness Form


Elementary Handbook Sign Off Form

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Message From Nurse Rossi:

Dear Heath Brook Families,


According to a new State mandate the Tewksbury Public schools are requesting your child be immunized for seasonal influenza. This vaccine must be completed and paperwork given to the school nurse. The deadline is December 31,2020. Please note this is a State mandate. Thank you for your cooperation!


https://www.mass.gov/news/flu-vaccine-now-required-for-all-massachusetts-school-students-enrolled-in-child-care-pre

Daily Monitoring for COVID Symptoms

Monitor your child for the following symptoms each morning:


  • Fever (100.0 Fahrenheit or higher) chills, or shaking chills
  • Cough
  • Difficulty breathing or Shortness of breath
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Muscle Aches or body aches
  • Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Nasal congestion or runny nose



If your child is experiencing any of the following, call the Heath Brook School main number at 978-640-7865 and report your child’s absence. This includes in person and remote days.


State your child’s name, reason for your call, symptoms your child is experiencing, and the best number to reach you. The nurse or secretary will call you back, and further instructions will be given by the school nurse. Please make sure you have filled out an Accident Illness Form online to make certain we have the best numbers to contact you.


Helpful Resources

CDC website: https://www.mass.gov/flu-facts

Vaccine Finder:https://www.cdc.gov/flu/freeresources/flu-finder-widget.html



Heath Brook School Nurse

Karen Rossi

~Parent Resources & Helpful Tips~

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