Entries by sdorai

COVID-19 Pooled Testing for K- 8 Students

Dear MPS Families,   We will begin weekly SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Pooled testing for K- 8 students beginning Monday May 3, 2021. Pooled testing is an additional mitigation strategy beyond staying home when sick, wearing masks, hand hygiene and physical distancing.  The Pooled test is quick, easy and does not hurt.  It is a gentle nasal […]

Ferryway School Principal Announces Resignation

Please direct inquiries to: joteri@maldenps.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2021 Ferryway School Principal Announces Resignation MALDEN, MA — Ferryway School Principal Abdel Sepulveda has announced that he will resign from his role effective immediately. Mr. Sepulveda has served as principal of the school since July 2017. He began his career in the Malden Public […]

Superintendent’s Message to Families

Dear MPS Families and Staff, Over the past week, there has been a small increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases among our school population. Whenever there is a positive case, our Director of Nursing and our school nurses, in conjunction with the Malden Board of Heath, work collaboratively to conduct contact tracing. This […]

Superintendent’s Letter to Families

Dear MPS Families, On Monday, April 5, the Malden Public Schools is excited to begin providing in-person instruction, five days per week, for students in grades K-5.  We will continue to closely follow strict safety protocols to protect the health and wellbeing of our students, staff, and families. We are confident that our school buildings […]

Superintendent’s Update on School Reopening – Virtual Town Hall Forum on March 30, 2021

March 24, 2021 Dear Malden School Community, Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary & Secondary Education and the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) announced a requirement that all K-5 students must return to full-time in-person learning by April 5. On Monday, March 15, the Malden School Committee voted unanimously to direct […]

Superintendent’s Letter to Families

Dear Malden Families, Late Friday afternoon, the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted to require all school districts in the Commonwealth to fully reopen for grades K-5 starting Monday, April 5. At this time, the Malden Public Schools is examining the implications of the state’s action. There are a number of factors to […]

Video Recording of Parent/Guardian Forum on School Reopening Plan Next Steps held on March 9, 2021

The Superintendent of Schools, John Oteri, held a forum for families on March 9, 2021 to focus on the next steps of the reopening plan for Malden Public Schools.  Interpreters were available during the forum. If you missed the forum, you can view a recording of it by clicking on the link below: https://cityofmalden.zoom.us/j/91560064169?pwd=NWJiMXpSWUw0elJqVUlhTmJkZSsrZz09  

Superintendent’s Letter to Families

Dear Families, I am pleased to share that the Malden Public Schools has reached a tentative agreement with the Malden Education Association regarding a timeline for welcoming back our students in grades 3-12 for in-person learning. In making this transition, we will use a hybrid model similar to the one we have implemented for grades […]