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Second Round of NPS Town Hall Forums This Thursday!
Second Round of NPS Town Hall Forums This Thursday!
Posted on 08/11/2020
Join NPS and Superintendent Dr. Alexandra Estrella for a second virtual town hall meeting on Thursday, August 13.   READ MORE... about Second Round of NPS Town Hall Forums This Thursday!
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City of Norwalk Announces New Connectivity Initiative to Provide Norwalk Families and Students with High Quality Digital Access and Social Service Resources
Posted on 08/10/2020
On Monday, August 10, 2020, the City of Norwalk announced a new Connectivity Initiative that will close the digital divide for school-aged children in Norwalk.  Survey results indicate 7-8% of Norwalk Public School families do not have access to high-quality, reliable internet service.   READ MORE... about City of Norwalk Announces New Connectivity Initiative to Provide Norwalk Families and Students with High Quality Digital Access and Social Service Resources
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2020-21 NPS School Reopening FAQ's
Posted on 08/10/2020
These questions and answers will be updated with additional questions, as well as more information as plans are finalized or new details become available. The information below reflects revisions made after Governor Lamont’s announcement on July 27, which clarified that individual school would be making their own decisions on which model they will use to reopen schools.   READ MORE... about 2020-21 NPS School Reopening FAQ's
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Due Date Extended Following Storm Outages: NPS Reopening Selection Forms 2020-21
Posted on 08/06/2020
Norwalk Public Schools is planning for a safe return to teaching and learning this fall for our students and staff. The district has worked on the 2020-21 School Reopening Plan using guidelines from the Connecticut State Department of Education, as well as input from the Norwalk Health Department. To finalize plans for the safe return to school, Norwalk Public Schools needs to know which students are expected to attend school in-person or by remote learning.  READ MORE... about Due Date Extended Following Storm Outages: NPS Reopening Selection Forms 2020-21
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Town Hall Forum Presentation From July 29, 2020 Now Available!
Posted on 07/31/2020
NPS and Superintendent Dr. Alexandra Estrella shared the latest updates to our reopening plan during a virtual Town Hall Forum that took place on Wednesday, July 29!   READ MORE... about Town Hall Forum Presentation From July 29, 2020 Now Available!
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2020 Reopening Plan: Preparing for a Safe Return to School
Posted on 07/24/2020
The district has submitted its plan to the Connecticut State Department of Education for the reopening of schools this fall. The plan was designed by the NPS Reopening Task Force, a group comprised of district and school leaders, community health experts, teachers, staff, parents, community members and individuals from partner organizations.   READ MORE... about 2020 Reopening Plan: Preparing for a Safe Return to School
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The NPS School Re-Opening Podcast Is Now Available!
Posted on 07/23/2020
The NPS School Re-Opening Task Force is hard at work developing a plan for safely returning to school this fall with guidance provided by the CT Department of Education.   READ MORE... about The NPS School Re-Opening Podcast Is Now Available!
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Norwalk Public Schools to Launch a Comprehensive Initiative to Address Educational Equity
Posted on 07/21/2020
Norwalk Public Schools will launch a comprehensive initiative designed to examine and address educational equity in Norwalk. Starting immediately, the district will partner with Temple University’s Dr. Edward Fergus on an eight-month project that will include implicit bias and diversity training.  READ MORE... about Norwalk Public Schools to Launch a Comprehensive Initiative to Address Educational Equity
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James Martinez Named Districtwide Director Of School Counseling
Posted on 07/17/2020
Norwalk Public Schools is pleased to announce that James Martinez has been named as the districtwide director of school counseling. A newly created position, the director of school counseling supervises the school counseling program and certified school counselors in all of the district’s high schools, middle schools and elementary schools.  READ MORE... about James Martinez Named Districtwide Director Of School Counseling
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LaShante' James Named Assistant Principal At Brien McMahon High School
Posted on 07/17/2020
Norwalk Public Schools is pleased to announce that LaShante’ A. James has been appointed Assistant Principal of Brien McMahon High School. Mrs. James joins Brien McMahon High School from Roton Middle School, where she was assistant principal for the past three years.  READ MORE... about LaShante' James Named Assistant Principal At Brien McMahon High School