|

Start of Marlborough schools delayed to Sept. 6

Marlborough – As a result of extended power outages and other after-effects of the recent storm, Marlborough Public Schools is moving the start day for students to next Tuesday, Sept. 6.

“I have been in regular communications with Marlborough city staff, who are monitoring the after-storm damage and working to re-establish services as quickly as possible,” said Superintendent Anthony Pope. “Unfortunately, the power outages remain widespread and will take some time to fix – there still are a significant number of people in the city without power. Because of this, we are moving the start of school for students to Tuesday, Sept. 6.”

Staff will report for their opening day on Wednesday, Aug. 31. Thursday, Sept. 1, will be a second staff-only day. Friday Marlborough schools are closed, and Monday is the Labor Day holiday. Open Door days for Whitcomb Middle School and Jaworek, Kane and Richer elementary schools have been rescheduled for Thursday, Sept. 1. Whitcomb's Open Door event will begin at 1:00 p.m., and the elementary schools” Open Door events will be at 2:15 p.m.

“The circumstances of the past few days have been very unusual, and everyone's safety has been and continues to be most important in our decision-making processes,” said Pope. “We believe that delaying the start of school a few days will give families more of a chance to recover from the storm and allow them to be better prepared to start the new school year.”

Short URL: http://communityadvocate.com/?p=12626

Posted by on Aug 30 2011. Filed under Education, Marlborough, This Just In. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


+ 6 = eleven

Recently Commented

  • Ricardo Carafina: I saw your website and I think your collections are amazing. We also have a jewelry and fashion...
  • John Estes: Congrats Patrick you deserve the award. Hope your countrymen also will proud of you as a winner on this...
  • Mary Sanford: I am a great granddaughter of Joseph Burnett. My grandmother was Elinor, his youngest daughter. I am...
  • Cynthia Gingras: Hello was wondering if we are related in any way
  • Mary McQ: nice coverage Ed. What a wonderful way to honor such a kind soul.