Around the District
EPS TEACHERS ARE TWO GOOD
Left: Whittier School fifth-grade teacher Jolie Poirier teaches her “Roomies” and “Zoomies” during Everett’s first week of full-time in-person instruction for students in grades K-5. Right: At Parlin School third-grade teacher Kelly McGowan talks to her students who are learning from home during the first day of in-person teaching and learning on Monday, April 5. EPS teachers are doing a phenomenal job of using technology to simultaneously teach students who are in classrooms and at home.
Superintendent Priya Tahiliani is pictured at the Madeline English School on Tuesday, April 6 — the second full day of in-person teaching and learning for students in grades K-5.
Above, the superintendent says a quick hello to Maria Craig (left) and Jennifer McCarthy.
AT THE PARLIN
Left: Parlin School teachers Mayra LaRossa and Tara Cavanaugh handed out maps of the historic building on Broadway on Monday morning, as the EPS welcomed back students in Grades K through 5 for in-person teaching and learning.
Right: Superintendent Priya Tahiliani says hello Dorothy Mael.
POINTING TO A NEW BEGINNING
Superintendent Priya Tahiliani and Principal Dennis Lynch greet students in Lindsey Kiely’s class at the Parlin.
Teachers Prepare for In-Person Instruction
DISTRICT PREPARES FOR A RETURN TO FULL-TIME TEACHING AND LEARNING!
All EPS teachers and staff returned to school on Monday, March 22 for a day of professional development.
Here, Superintendent Priya Tahiliani meets with various Everett High School educators, including (clockwise from top left)
Rob LeGrow, Mary Gerace, Music Director Eugene O’Brien and CTE Coordinator Nelia Braga, and teacher and Theatre Co. Director Evan DeMarzo. Students in grades K-5 will return to school for full-time in-person teaching and learning on Monday, April 5.
The district will announce its reopening plan for EHS next month.
A DAY AT THE DEVENS
Superintendent of Schools Priya Tahiliani visited the Devens School on Monday, March 22. All teachers reported to the school to prepare for the beginning of full-time in-person learning for students in substantially separate classrooms on March 29.. Clockwise from top left: Devens staff members Lubens Figaro, Darlene Morgan, and Anthony D’Ampolo talk to the Superintendent outside Mr. D’Ampolo’s class; Teacher Jen Long and the Superintendent discuss classroom set-up and protocols; Joe Marchesi and the Superintendent; and Stephanie Weintraub, Erica Joyce, and Gina David welcome Tahiliani to the Devens.
A LONG MARCH
Adams School Pre-K teacher Christina Dattoli holds up the desk calendar from her classroom on Monday, as she prepares for students to return to class for in-person teaching and learning next month. The calendar reads March of 2020, the last time Ms. Dattoli was in her classroom on a full-time basis. Like Ms. Dattoli, the EPS is looking forward to new and better days ahead — on our 2021 calendar!
Superintendent of Schools Priya Tahiliani visited the Keverian School on Tuesday, March 23 to say hello to teachers and staff and welcome them back to their classrooms. Clockwise, from top left: Principal Alex Naumann and Katie McGee; Mr. Naumann and Alana Russell; Mike Breda; and Mr. Naumann and Jeff Pomponi.
A VISIT WITH COLLEAGUES — AND NEIGHBORS
Superintendent Priya Tahiliani is shown with seventh-grade teachers Keith Spencer (right) and Kristen DeCourcy (left), whose classrooms are next to each other inside the Keverian School. The Superintendent visited with several teachers and staff members on Tuesday, March 23, including Keverian Principal Alex Naumann (far right).
Superintendent Priya Tahiliani discusses in-person teaching and learning with Lafayette School teachers Stephanie Regan and David Green on Tuesday, March 23. The EPS is ramping up for the start on full-time, in-person teaching and learning for K-5 students on Monday, April 5.
A UNIFORM SUCCESSThe EPS would like to give a big shout out to our entire custodial staff and building maintenance department. From regularly and thoroughly cleaning buildings, classrooms, and common areas to moving and relocating furniture to ensuring our schools are always fully stocked with the necessary supplies, these staff members have been integral in helping the EPS meet the shifting needs of this unprecedented school year. Pictured above are Keverian custodians Michael Botte, Dave Oliveri, and Joseph Dunbrack.