The Wolf Weekly

NRHS Principal's Newsletter

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Newsletter Week of September 26, 2022

Hello NRHS Community,

I hope this message finds you doing well and that you enjoyed the weekend.

Today was our first late start day to allow for professional learning time for our staff. We have 6 of these days in total during the school year.

We had a very successful Back to School night last week with a very positive feel throughout the building for the evening.

For those members of our community celebrating Rosh Hashanah, I wish you a happy and healthy new year!

Have a great week!


Dr. Kathleen Boynton, principal

Nashoba News First Broadcast

iDecide partnership for NRHS

In recent years, substance use in schools has increased due to the widespread availability of devices that make it easy to conceal substances from peers, parents, and school staff. Students who use substances at school or school sanctioned events are both violating school substance use policies and are at a heightened risk for negative health effects. Nashoba Regional High School, alongside nearly 100 schools across Massachusetts, has committed to launching an exciting new program called iDECIDE (Drug Education Curriculum: Intervention, Diversion, and Empowerment). This program was collaboratively developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Institute for Health and Recovery. iDECIDE aims to provide students experimenting with substances and/or who are discovered using substances at school with opportunities to strengthen their knowledge, skills, and motivation to make healthier decisions. The iDECIDE program will be available sometime in the 2022-2023 academic year upon staff training and roll out from MGH.

Students at the high school will take part in an anonymous survey as we begin this partnership. Please review the opt-out letter for parents from iDECIDE, and if you would like to opt-out of the survey and program, please do so through this opt-out link.

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Guidance information for Class of 2023

Seniors - NRHS has recently opened as a test location for the November 5th SAT. The capacity is 125 students and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

If you are a senior who has not finished testing (or would like to re-test), and would like to test at Nashoba, please sign up/login to the College Board ASAP ( If this location fills, please check other locations on the College Board website. Please note that we do not have logins and passwords for your College Board account.

In general, SAT results are released approximately three weeks after the test. Please consider this as to how it affects your college deadline dates.

Let us know if you have any questions and take care,

Stephanie Hilliger
Guidance Office
Nashoba Regional High School

Library Study Hall Sign Ups

Students in grades 10-12 can sign up ahead of time to go to the library. The sign up window opens every Sunday evening for the upcoming week. Use the link below to access the sign up portal.

Students will sign up for library study hall for the coming week beginning on Sunday evening. Students must sign up in advance, but will be able to do so up until the bell rings for the period to start.

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