Resources for Remote Learning

Dear Families,

Please see resources that include both digital and non-digital options below that will support continued learning at home in case of prolonged school closure. Use the resources as they meet the needs of your family. We’d love to stay connected. Share out your learning experiences with us on Twitter using @MelrosePS. If you have questions or other resources, suggestions, use this form to contact us.

Best Regards,

Margaret Adams, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, madams@melroseschools.com

Remote Learning Family Support Newsletters

We will be adding to this site additional resources and ideas. Please check back frequently.

Getting Started

Families having difficulty accessing digital programs can email Melrose_aspen_no_reply@melroseschools.com for any password resets.

Need access to Internet to support online learning? Comcast is offering free access. See link for more information.

If you are using a mobile device, use a Chrome browser for best viewing. Some documents are Google Docs and may not be easily viewed on a mobile device. The best option is to use a desktop, laptop, or Chromebook.

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Other Important Resources

If you or folks you know struggle with food insecurity, please refer them to the @projectbread Food Source Hotline. The hotline can take calls in 160 languages and has a line dedicated to the hearing impaired community.

Free and Reduced Lunch During School Extended Closure

While schools are closed the weeks of March 16 through the 27, 2020, Free and Reduced lunch qualifying students will be offered a free cold bagged “grab and go” lunch on Monday through Friday.

Any Melrose Public School students receiving free and reduced lunch can pick up a free “grab and go” lunch from either the Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School or the Lincoln School.

At the middle school, please enter the main doors leading directly into the cafeteria.

At the Lincoln School please enter through the main front door and go to the cafeteria.

Pick up time for both locations is between 11:00 am and 12:30 pm. This is a once a day pick up for a bagged “grab and go” lunch. If you have any questions you may contact the District Food Service Director, Ken Dolce at kdolce@melroseschools.com

Stay Updated

Stay updated on the response to COVID-19 here in Melrose. See link and check back frequently.

Need Help?

Do you need help during this time? See this information from the City of Melrose to support its neighbors. Aware of someone who needs help through this pandemic? Encourage them to send us an email. Is there a way you think you can help? Let us know that, too.

Send your contact info and details to melrosehelps@cityofmelrose.org and we will get through this together.


Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line - Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All of Crisis Text Line's Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis. Please feel free to provide this resource: Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis.

See link for more information.