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  • Holiday Travel Notice

    The holiday season is fast approaching and many of our Dedham community members may be considering travel plans to visit friends and family. Now that Dedham Schools have students attending school in-person, it is critical that our families continue to follow safe practices when it comes to COVID-19, so that we can continue to keep students in our classrooms through the winter. Our schools are working very hard to enforce rigorous COVID-19 precautions every day, and we urge all parents and families to join us in this effort.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions re: COVID - School Notifications

    When it comes to notifying parents regarding students in classrooms or schools who have tested positive, our school nurses are following a strict set of protocols. There are often questions – especially around who was impacted, how family members ought to respond, and if school will need to shift back to fully remote learning. Get answers to the Frequently Asked Questions here!

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  • Important Chromebook Update!

    A new update on Chromebooks Operating System (ChromeOS for Chromebooks) in the past couple of days causes some issues and the latest update has fixed it. So... everyone's Chromebooks need to be updated to be sure they can be used with Zoom. Please follow the directions to Update the Chromebooks ChromeOS. This includes the new Chromebooks that were distributed this week. If you have any questions or issues, please email hometechservice@dedham.k12.ma.us

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  • Overview of What to Expect as Students Return to DPS Classrooms

    Dedham Public Schools have begun welcoming students back into classrooms in-person for a new Hybrid learning model. As we teach our students, we will try new things and learn from them. Please be patient with us over the coming weeks as we make this new format as safe and efficient for all involved. For reference, here is a brief overview of what to expert in our buildings, in our classrooms and the teaching formats for Hybrid learning.

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  • Welcoming our new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Dr. Oneida Fox Roye

    Dr. Oneida Fox Roye joined Dedham Public Schools this week, starting in her new role as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. Learn more about the role and her background here. Welcome Dr. Fox Roye!

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  • Our Mission:

    The mission of the Dedham Public Schools, in partnership with the community, is to promote excellence in learning, self-discipline, and motivation.

    The Dedham School System does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or handicap in its educational activities or employment practices.

    Vision Statement:

    Each graduate of the Dedham Public Schools (DPS) will confidently pursue personal excellence through continued independent inquiry and learning and exhibit socially responsible decision-making within a dynamic and diverse global community.