Entries by sdorai

MPS Community Listening Sessions

July 23, 2020 Dear Members of the Malden Public Schools Community: First and foremost, thank you for your patience and understanding as we go through this uncharted territory together as a community. As of this morning, we have set up a page on our district website (www.maldenps.org/reopening) as a central location for updates and information […]

Family Survey

Dear Malden Public Schools Families, We are seeking feedback on the reopening of the Malden Public Schools in August. We have a family survey, available in eight languages: English, Spanish, Portugues, Haitain-Creole, Chinese, Vietnamese, Arabic and Amharic. This survey is very important and we encourage all families to take the survey. The survey will remain […]

DESE Reopening Guidance Letter

June 25, 2020 Members of the Malden Public Schools Community: Today, Governor Baker’s Office and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released their initial guidance about reopening schools this fall. In the coming days, we will be reviewing the guidance to begin to understand how it impacts what we can do in Malden. We […]

Superintendent’s Letter to Families

June 14, 2020 To our Malden Public School families, This certainly has been a year like no other in our history. The weather is beautiful and summer is around the corner, but it surely has not been like any other end of the school year. We don’t have the normal year end field days, activities, […]

Superintendent’s Newsletter – May 2020

Please note that all the Superintendent’s Newsletters can be found by clicking the following link: https://maldenps.org/administration/superintendent-updates-2/ The May 2020 Superintendent’s Newsletter is attached below:

AEAP Program Paused for the 2020-2021 School Year

June 9, 2020 To the Malden School Community, At the May and June Malden School Committee meetings, the School Committee discussed programming for the 2020-2021 school year and voted to pause on applications for the Academically Enriched and Advanced Program (AEAP program, also known as the “gifted program”) for the 2020-2021 school year. Due to […]

Superintendent’s Message to Ferryway School Families

To: Ferryway School Community From: John Oteri, Superintendent of Schools Date: June 2, 2020 Last night the Malden School Committee voted to not apply for the Extended Learning Time (ELT) Grant due to the state budget crisis. The Governor’s budget drastically underfunds the ELT program and it is doubtful it will be fully funded when […]

Statement on Racial Justice

June 1, 2020 Dear Malden Public Schools Community This past week has been a very difficult and violent week in our country. We are deeply saddened, disturbed and outraged by the death of George Floyd. We grieve with his family, his friends, and his community as they try to make sense out of his brutal, […]

Budget Clarification

May 27, 2020 Dear Malden Public School Community, I want to take a moment to clarify some information that was presented to the Budget Subcommittee last night. In anticipation of major cuts at both the state and federal level, we are working on what we believe will be the best-case scenario which is a level-funded […]