For Our New Families

Welcome New Families

This page has been created for new families to Nashoba Brooks School.
It contains useful resources, including important upcoming events, and more.

We are pleased that your family will be joining us next year
and look forward to seeing you again on campus soon!

Mark Your Calendars

Wednesday, November 21, to Monday, November 26, 2018
• School Closed for Thanksgiving Break
Please note: Monday, November 26 is a Professional Day and there is no school for students. School reopens on Tuesday, November 27.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 to Tuesday, January 1, 2019
• School Closed for Winter Break
School reopens on Wednesday, January 2.
Monday, March 11 through Friday, March 22, 2019
• School Closed for Spring Break
Please note that Friday, March 8, is a half-day.
School reopens on Monday, March 25.
Monday, May 13, 2019
• Grandparents' & Special Friends' Day
More information will be shared.
Friday, June 7, 2019
• Last Day of Classes for Preschool to Grade 8
Half-day: follow Tuesday dismissal procedures.
Monday, June 10, 2019 • 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
• Grade 3 Graduation
Monday, June 10, 2019 • 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
• Middle School (Grades 4 to 8) Closing Assembly
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 • 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
• Grade 8 Graduation

Let Us Know If You Have Questions:

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All-School Community Celebrations

Tuesday, November 20 • 11:15 a.m. to noon
• Ingathering Assembly
Thanksgiving break begins after assembly.

Tuesday, December 18 • 11:15 a.m. to noon
• Winter Assembly
Winter break begins after assembly.

Friday, January 25, through Sunday, January 27
• Winter Weekend
Disco Night, S'mores & More, and Family Skating Party

Monday, March 4, to Friday, March 8
• Spirit Week

More Useful Information

Early Birds
Students can arrive at School as early as 7:30 a.m. and spend time in the Wallace Dining Commons and Moriarty Gym with friends and staff. This is a drop-in service and there is no charge for Early Birds.

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Extended Day & Supervised Study
Students in Preschool to Grade 3 are able to stay in Extended Day as late as 5:45 p.m. Registration required.

Students in Grades 4 to 8 are able to stay at School as late as 5:45 p.m. in Supervised Study. This is a drop-in service.

There are fees associated with participation in Extended Day, Supervised Study, and After-school Programs. Learn more about before and after-school programs and costs here.

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Parent Portal
Parents are able to sign into a secure part of our website to see their child's Teacher Letters and other important information, and to access the family directory, School calendar, and more. New Parents will receive sign-in information over the summer.

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School Hours
Preschool: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:25 a.m. to Noon

Kindergarten and Grades 1 to 3: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:25 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.; Tuesday: 8:25 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Grades 4 to 8: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8:25 a.m. to 3:35 p.m.; Tuesday: 8:25 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Sharings of Understanding (SoU)
When classes complete units of study, they will regularly present  SoUs  for parents, siblings, and others to share what they have learned.

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Teacher Letters
Each Friday, teachers write letters with information about the current week and the week ahead. These letters, along with photos from the week, are accessible via the Parent Portal. The link to the Portal appears in the Weekly Updates. Please be sure to read your child's Teacher Letter each week.

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Tuesday Dismissal
Whenever students should follow the Tuesday Dismissal schedule, PS will dismiss at Noon, Kindergarten to Grade 3 will dismiss at 12:15 p.m., and Grades 4 to 8 will dismiss at 12:30 p.m.

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Weekly Updates
During the School year, parents receive Weekly Updates each Friday. The Updates contain important announcements, news, upcoming events, the lunch menu for the coming week, and more. Please be sure to read this important message each week.

Nashoba Brooks School is a coed Lower School from Preschool to Grade 3 and an all-girls Middle School from Grades 4 to 8 located in Concord, Massachussetts.