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  • 04/27/20ACHS Daily Update 4/27

    Daily Update, 4/27/2020

     

    Good morning AC-

     

    Welcome back from vacation. We hope everyone found time to unplug from this new normal.

     

    Our daily opening prayer at AC: Loving God, as I begin this day, help me to live my life to the best of my ability. To be open to those who love me. To respond to those who need me. To forgive those who hurt me. To be especially kind to others with my words and actions. And to appreciate the world in which we live. Saint Agnes, Pray for us. In Jesus’ name. Amen. 

     

    Today is A Day. Students should only be assigned work for Mods 1-2-3-4-5.  Parents and students should be consistent in checking email and the online gradebook for notifications about missing assignments. Teachers may be willing to extend deadlines, but communication from students is essential about work that may be missing or late. Students who are non-responsive will likely find these opportunities reduced. 

     

    Please review the email from Friday, 4/24 for further information on expectations as we move forward. With the elimination of final exams for underclassmen, quarters 3 and 4 will be weighed at 25% each to calculate the semester 2 average. 

     

    While not required, students are highly encouraged to attend the virtual meetings of your classes. Each class will hold at least one session per week, only something serious should keep students from attendance. Teachers have been discouraged by lack of attendance in some classes. Student class ‘attendance’ will count towards the 45 minute requirement, students who do not attend the live session may have additional work to make up the time. 

     

    Everyone should continue to practice social distancing and stay home as much as possible. In addition to the school building, all fields in the town of Arlington (including the AC Turf Field) are closed until further notice; there should be no gatherings of any kind on the fields. 

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    Parish Announcements:

    • We know that many may wish to reach-out for pastoral care. The priests of St. Agnes Parish are available via phone (781-648-0220), email, or a number of video conference platforms, such as Google Chat and Zoom. Their contact info is available at CPARL.org
    • ?There are many resources and programs offered by the parish listed here
    • Each day you are prayed for at the Facebook Live Mass broadcast from Saint Agnes Church each day at 12pm. 
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    Senior Announcements:

    • We are working hard to find ways to honor and celebrate the Class of 2020, more details will be communicated soon.
    • Please continue to email Mrs. Lally with any merit scholarships (including the name of the scholarship, the college and the amount) you have been awarded by colleges, even those you are not using. We print these in the Commencement program. The deadline for this is May 1st.
    • The Medford Catholic Women’s Club has a scholarship for young women from Medford who are planning to attend college or nursing school. Please call Jerri Clemente at 781-391-5048 for information and an application. The deadline is May 15th. 

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    Blessings,

    The Arlington Catholic Administrative Team