Welcome Back!

  • The first day of school is Wednesday, September 1, 2021 (Grades 1-12)

Back to School 2021-2022 FAQS

  • Where is the 2021-2022 District Calendar?

  • How can I watch the School Committee meeting?

  • How can I stay up-to-date with the most current information?

  • Download our Mobile App

  • How do I register for transportation?

  • How much is the transportation fee?

  • How will I know where my bus stop is?

  • What school supplies does my child need?

  • Are meals free again this year?

  • How will I know what is for lunch?

  • What are the open house dates?

  • Will PCMS host building tours?

  • When is freshman orientation at PHS?

  • Where can I find summer reading requirements?

Covid Related FAQs

  • If a student or staff member is sick and experiencing symptoms, such as fever, cough, runny nose, what should they do?

  • COVID-19 PROTOCOLS FLOWCHART- AUGUST 2021

  • What happens if a student is considered a close contact of someone with Covid-19?

  • How are close contacts notified?

  • Is anyone excempt from testing and quarantine response protocols?

  • What are the close contact determination and quarantine protocols?

  • What is the Test to Stay Protocol?

  • Are masks required in school this year?

  • What are the current mask guidlines?

  • What would happen if we do not adhere to the DESE mask requirement?

  • Are masks required on school buses?

  • Can students have mask breaks?

  • Do students need to wear masks at sporting events or after school activities?

  • Can I get a religious exemption for my child?

  • What steps can I take to be granted a mask exemption for my children?

  • If a classroom allows for 6-feet of distancing between students do students/staff still need to wear masks?

  • What heath and safety protocols will remain in place for the 2021-2022 school year?

  • My child is immunocompromised and in-person learning does not feel safe to me. Is there a remote option this year?

  • Will there be a full remote option for the 21/22 school year?

  • What if I want to homeschool my child?

  • Are there any social distancing requirements?

  • Will there be assigned seating this year in classrooms and lunch rooms?

  • Can students change classrooms/mix cohorts?

  • Will we have Back to School Nights and Open House?

  • What are the current travel restrictions? Will I be able to travel out of state without a quarantine?

  • What PK-12 health and safety protocols are being recommended now by health experts and key decision-makers in light of the Delta variant of the virus?

  • What steps need to be taken to prove that your school is 80% vaccinated (includes staff AND students) on Oct 1st? Are we asking staff/students for proof of vaccination?