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Remote-Learning Handbook (April 28-June 16, 2021)

Updated April 15, 2021     ---     To Translate this page, use button in lower right corner


Staying Remote
Covid-19 and Remote Learning
Important Information



Staying Remote

Your child will remain in online learning for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.Students remaining in online learning may not enter the school grounds during the school day for any reason. Students who are assigned to online learning who are found on campus during the school day will be sent home immediately. Students staying online may participate in athletics and extracurricular opportunities in the same manner as students who are attending school in person.


Covid-19 and Remote Learning

If a student is coming to school for any extra-curricular or athletics event, they will need to use the AMSACS Covid-19 Daily Self Checklist attached to this document to screen for symptoms(the self screen does not need to be submitted to school). If a student has any of the symptoms on the AMSACS Covid-19 Daily Self Checklist, the student must stay home. Parents are asked to email AMSA’s Covid nurse, Maureen Searl, at for further  instructions and to contact their child's doctor to arrange for a Covid test. Students will also need to stay home and get tested if a household member has tested positive for Covid-19. 

Parents are asked to contact Nurse Searl at as quickly as possible if they learn that their child or a member of their household has tested positive for Covid-19.



Student schedules will be identical to the schedule being followed by the in person program,which closely mimics the schedule that has been followed all year, with the exception of Mondays. Please be aware that Mondays are now full school days, with a full day of scheduled classes that students must attend. Please see the attached schedule is document for more information.

Please see below for the lunch schedule for students in the lower school (grade 6-8):
6th grade - 11:05 - 11:35
7th grade - 11:40 - 12:10
8th grade - 12:15 - 12:45

Please see below for the lunch schedule for students in the upper school (grades 9-12):
1st lunch - 11:05 - 11:35
2nd lunch - 11:40 - 12:10
3rd lunch - 12:15 - 12:45

Upper school teachers will communicate with each of their classes which lunch time they are assigned.


Important Information

Expectations for students remaining online remain the same as they have been all year.Students are expected to sign into all classes on time and complete all work assigned in order to receive credit. Students will continue to access their online classes in the same manner they have done all year. If needed, please refer to information distributed earlier in the year regarding online learning expectations for more information.

AMSA’s attendance policies remain in full effect. Students who are unexcused absent from a course more than 15 times will automatically fail the course and receive no credit. Full details regarding excused and unexcused absences can be found in the AMSA student handbook,available on the AMSA website. Any student who misses more than 20 minutes of a class will be considered unexcused absent for the period.

If a student will be absent from any class, arrive late, or leave early, a parent/guardian must still call the school’s attendance line at 508-597-2400. Doctor’s notes or other documentation can be sent to:

Lower School -
Upper School -

Documentation can also be faxed to 508-597-2499.



[See PDF version of handbook.]