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Posted on: December 3, 2020

APS Interim Superintendent Search - 2020

The Andover School Committee is pleased to announce the final candidates for the interim superintendent position at Andover Public Schools. These two high-caliber and long-time education leaders emerged from a field of 14 applicants, six of whom were inte...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Flu Vaccination Requirements for all APS students

Dear APS families, 

We would like to offer a reminder of best practices to remain safe and healthy as we enter the winter months. 

New Influenza Vaccination Protocols beginning 2020-21 School Year

Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, t...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

APS COVID-19 Dashboard

APS has launched a COVID-19 dashboard that will inform families and staff of confirmed cased in our district. The information will be updated weekly and includes data from all schools within the district. APS COVID-19 dashboard

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

APS School Delays, School Cancellations and Remote Learning Days -2020

October 29, 2020

Dear APS families, 

Most of us look forward to the occasional snow day in the winter. However, as June rolls around, those snow days can delay the start of summer for our staff and students. This year, the district will be taking a...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Andover School Committee & AEA at Impasse following 12 Bargaining Sessions and Full-Day Mediation

November 2, 2020

Andover Public Schools Plan for 2020-21 School Year Continues in Absence of Agreement with Teachers’ Union

School Committee and AEA at Impasse following Twelve Bargaining Sessions and Full-Day Mediation

Andover, Mass. -- T...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Andover School Committee Requests Formal Proposals for Superintendent of Schools Search

October 20, 2020

 

Andover School Committee Requests Formal Proposals for Superintendent of Schools Search

Committee Also Posts Opening for Interim Superintendent

 

Andover, Mass. – At tonight’s meeting, the Andov...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Discover Substitute Teaching at APS

Substitute teaching is a great way for those interested in a career in education to have a chance to get classroom experience or it can simply be a way of sharing in our educational community by supporting teachers and schools. Applying for a substitute t...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

APS Health & Safety Protocols - Video

We have created a back-to-school health and safety protocols video for you to view with your children at this link. This training will provide helpful information on what you and your child should to expect when starting the school year.

APS Director of Nu...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

APS Face Coverings Policy

The Andover Public Schools District is committed to providing a safe environment as schools reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to public health experts, one of the best ways to stop the spread of coronavirus and to keep members of our school c...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

APS hosts the first AASA remote site visit

Andover Public Schools hosted the first remote AASA (The School Superintendents' Association) Social Emotional Learning (SEL) site visit due to the COVID-19 pandemic. APS superintendent, Dr. Sheldon Berman invited educators from...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Schoology- APS' Learning Management System

More information on Schoology, including a video tutorial and log-on information, can be explored on our website

Why Did APS Choose Schoology?

For the District: Transform Education Past Its Brick-and-Mortar Roots

  • Creating a hub for learning that a...
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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Return to School Update from Dr. Berman - September 14, 2020

Dear APS Parents and Guardians,

When we announced the district’s closure in March, no one knew the course this pandemic would take.  As we approach the beginning of the new school year, the hard-won experience of last spring has left us ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Statement from the Andover School Committee regarding DLR decision

Andover School Committee Prevails at Department of Labor Relations

Commonwealth Employment Relations Board finds AEA Engaged in Unlawful Strike

Andover, Mass.—On Tuesday, September 8, 2020, the Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations Commonwea...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Return to School Updates- September 1

September 1, 2020

Dear APS families, faculty and staff,

Over the past several weeks, our administrative team has worked hard to launch the start of the school year. As a result of this work, I have good news to share regarding food services, school start ti...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

School Committee votes to authorize petition to the Mass. Department of Labor Relations

At its Monday, August 31st meeting, the School Committee voted unanimously (5-0) to authorize the districts’ legal counsel to petition the Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations (DLR), as required under Massachusetts General Laws 150E, sect...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Statement from the Andover School Committee

August 28, 2020

We are aware educators across Massachusetts have opposed the return to school plans developed under state mandates and set forth by their districts and school committees, specifically any plan that calls for a return to in- person work.

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Message from School Committee Chairperson Shannon Scully on the safe return to school buildings

August 28, 2020

To the APS Community,  

I would like to address some questions the School Committee is hearing from families regarding return to school for APS employees and provide you with information about the start of the school year. We are aw...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Return to School Update- August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020

Dear APS families,

With the summer coming to a close, I know you are all waiting to learn about the next steps in our return to school process. Our principals, assistant principals and program coordinators are working to ensure that each stu...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Doherty Middle School Track and Field Area to be Named in Honor of the Tucker Family

August 24, 2020

For Immediate Release

 Doherty Middle School Track and Field Area to be Named in Honor of the Tucker Family

Tucker Family Field Honors Years of Service to Andover Community

Andover, Mass. -- The Andover School Committee is pleased to ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Updated information regarding school building HVAC analyses

Status of School HVAC Analyses

In preparation of the opening of the school year, the district asked the highly qualified HVAC experts employed by the Town of Andover Facilities Department to evaluate the ventilation systems in each schoolhouse.[1] They pro...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

APS final submission to Return to School

August 14, 2020

Dear APS families and staff,

Today, the district submitted its comprehensive final plan to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for our return to school plan for the 2020-21 school year. We have posted this information...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Andover School Committee votes for APS to begin in Hybrid Learning Model

August 10, 2020

Dear APS families and staff,

At tonight’s meeting, the School Committee approved submission of the Andover 2020/21 school year reopening plan required by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), and voted to beg...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Return to School updates- August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020

Dear APS families and staff,

I know our families and educators are waiting to hear how our students will return to school in September. I wanted to provide an update on the start of the 2020-21 school year.   

At last night&a...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Recent DESE Guidance regarding return to school

July 27, 2020

Dear APS families, faculty and staff,

I hope you are having a good summer. As you hear more about fall school opening issues on the news, I know you are interested in learning more about the district’s planning and the guidance we ar...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Return to School Update- July 13, 2020

July 13, 2020

Dear APS staff and families,

I hope this email finds you and your families safe and healthy and enjoying the summer. I hope we can feel some relief that the efforts taken by the state and by our community over the closing months of the school ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Anti-Racism Activism within APS

June 2020

Anti-Racist Activism within the Andover Public Schools

Recent episodes of racial violence—particularly those committed by persons in authority—have left us shaken to the core and searching for meaningful ways to confront racism...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

June 2020 Community Survey Results

Feedback from June Panorama Surveys

The district released three surveys to families, staff, and students in May and June 2020. The family survey was open from June 10 to June 19, 2020 and 1,394 responses were received by Panorama Education. The staff surve...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

AEA Bargaining Status Update from the Andover School Committee

June 12, 2020

AEA Bargaining Status Update from the Andover School Committee

The School Committee is disappointed we were unable to reach agreement on a one-year “bridge” contract with the Andover Education Association (AEA), representin...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

DESE Commissioner provides Initial Fall School Reopening Memo

June 25, 2020

Dear APS families, faculty and staff,

Today at 12 p.m., Governor Baker and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Commissioner Jeffrey Riley will announce initial guidance for districts across Massachusetts to re-open schools ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

APS Community Survey- June 2020

Many of our families recall that in April 2020, we distributed a survey to APS families. At that time, we were only a few weeks into our remote learning.

We would like to hear from our parents and guardians again. The survey provides us with valuable insig...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

2020- 21 APS Kindergarten Information and Timeline

On-Line registration to enroll in Kindergarten will open on Feb. 10, 2020. Children must turn 5 on or before Aug. 31, 2020 to register. Beginning in the 2020-21 school year, all eligible students will attend full-day kindergarten tuition-free. The distric...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Andover Public Schools Welcomes New Hires and Announces Promotions

Andover Public Schools Welcomes New Hires and Announces Promotions 

Superintendent Appoints New AHS and South Elementary Principals

Andover, Mass.—Dr. Sheldon Berman, superintendent of Andover Public Schools announced promotions and new h...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

APS Return to School Task Force

June 4, 2020

Dear APS families,

I hope this email finds you and your families safe and healthy. Yesterday, the district released information regarding the district’s Return to School task force. I appreciate how many of you reached out immediately...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Andover School Committee responds to recent incidents across the U.S. and Andover

June 1, 2020

Dear APS families, faculty and staff, 

We, the members of the Andover School Committee, express our unqualified support of the recent statements by Superintendent Berman and AHS Principal Conrad condemning the murder of George Floyd in...

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Posted on: May 30, 2020

Response to current events across the U.S. and in Andover

Dear APS families, 

The tensions and circumstances that continue to unfold in Minneapolis and across the United States this week are painful and difficult to watch. The death of George Floyd is a travesty and reveals that the pain and suffering cr...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

April 2020- APS Community Survey Results

May 1st, 2020

Dear APS families,

I hope you had some time over April break to rest and adjust to Governor Baker’s announcement that schools will remain closed through the end of the school year. 

It deeply saddened me to know that I would ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

APS Agile Strategic Plan

To the Andover Community:

Andover Public Schools (APS) remain a cornerstone of our community. We expect and are rewarded annually with great initiatives from our talented staff and impressive learning from our amazing students. The commitment to capture th...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Theory of Action

Andover's Theory of Action - Advance Student Learning

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Andover Public School Staff - Leave of Absence

Human Resources has received many inquiries concerning an employee’s potential entitlement to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFRCA).

Andover Public School Staff - Leave of Absence Information

All follow-up questions should be referre...

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