Counting Down

June 14, 2020

Dear Families:

In what seems like it took an eternity and yet was a blink, we look to the last four days of the school year.   The days are filled with celebrations, closure, and are business we couldn’t quite finish the way we would have wanted given the lack of in-person time together.  It goes without saying that the end of the year is very bittersweet this year.  I will join the others in sharing thoughts and reflections while providing logistical information about summer happenings and of course, fall planning.

This week will be our last Friday afternoon Virtual Coffee.  We will hold others on an intermittent basis this summer to share plans as they evolve.  I’ll wean back the daily emails to what I know will still be frequent and regular updates.

Tonight, I share some highlights of this week’s events and resources from Challenge Success.

Parents of High School Students:  Please join Dr. Nadja Reilly, a faculty member from William James College, in a live webinar on “How Parents Can Support High School Students During Key Transitions” this Wednesday evening, June 17, 2020 at 7 PM.  The Zoom information is found below.

Carlisle Town Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, June 20 at 10 a.m. outside at the Carlisle Public School.

The Joint School Committees will meet on Tuesday at 5 pm.  The agenda is posted here:

Challenge Success posted Summer Activity Ideas at:

Challenge Success also posted a thought starter for a conversation with your child about the remote learning experience and the impact of the pandemic.  As I listened, it seemed to be a very important conversation to both hear about the emotions of this year and help to prepare for the unpredictability of the fall.

I hope you enjoyed this beautiful June weekend!



“How Parents Can Support High School Students During Key Transitions” this Wednesday evening, June 17, 2020 at 7 PM

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