#WEareDS Online

The Public Schools of Dover and Sherborn

Pooled Testing


Please join our efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and enroll your child(ren) in the pooled testing program. Students and staff are tested once a week with a non-invasive swab.

Consent forms should be forwarded to: pooledtestingconsent@doversherborn.org


Welcome to Dover Sherborn's virtual learning website. Our district is dedicated to maintaining frequent communication with students and families and will continue to update this page with news and information throughout the year.

New Start Times

Elementary: 7:50 AM - 2:15 PM

Secondary: 8:35 AM - 3:10 PM

April 5 - DS Middle & High Schools return 4 days/week

April 7 - Chickering & Pine Hill return 5 days/week

In-Person Early Release Wednesdays (7:50 - 11:15) - 4/14, 5/5, 5/19, 6/2, 6/16

April 28 - DS Middle & High Schools return 5 days/week

In-Person Early Release Wednesdays (8:35 - 12:15) - 5/5, 5/19, 6/2, 6/16

June 18 - Last day of school

School Remote Learning Portals


Dover Sherborn for Anti-Racism, Inclusion, Diversity & Equity

COVID Data has moved to this page

Guiding Principles Fall 2020

Our goal for the fall is to safely bring back as many students as possible to in-person school settings, to maximize learning and address our students' holistic needs. - Commissioner Jeff Riley

#WEareDS is working to reduce unhealthy pressures on youth and champion a broader definition of “success” in our schools and communities.

School Nurses

Jill Fedor, District Nurse Leader, Pine Hill School Nurse (fedorj@doversherborn.org)
Janet Chandler, High School Nurse (chandlerj@doversherborn.org)
Margaret Parsons, Middle School Nurse (parsonsm@doversherborn.org)
Linda Shea, Chickering School Nurse (sheal@doversherborn.org)

Student Services

Guidance & School Adjustment Counselors

Counselors collaborate with classroom teachers to ensure that all students are actively engaged in the learning. Counselors communicate directly with students and families to support the needs of the whole child including social-emotional wellness.

Kate McCarthy, Director of Student Services (mccarthyk@doversherborn.org)
Ellen Chagnon, Director of Guidance (chagnone@doversherborn.org)

English Language Learners

English as a Second Language educators collaborate with content area teachers to ensure that all materials are accessible to non-native speakers. English learners participate in grade-level instruction and language development activities in order to simultaneously develop English proficiency and content mastery.

Elizabeth McCoy, Assistant Superintendent (mccoye@doversherborn.org)
Chris Luczkow, Coordinator of English Language Learning (luczkowc@doversherborn.org)

Special Education & Related Services

Special educators and related service providers collaborate with content area teachers to modify materials and provide necessary accommodations in order for all students to access the curriculum and achieve individual goals.

Kate McCarthy, Director of Student Services (mccarthyk@doversherborn.org)
Steve Goodwin, Secondary Special Education Coordinator (goodwins@doversherborn.org)
Naomi O'Brien, Elementary Special Education Coordinator (obrienn@doversherborn.org

Athletics & Activities

Please contact our Athletic Department with questions.

Emily Sullivan, Athletic Director (sullivane@doversherborn.org)

Food Services

NEW: Lunches are free for all students through June 2021.

Janelle Madden, Director of Food Services (maddenj@doversherborn.org)

If you or someone you know are in need of food or support, please contact us and we will confidentially provide assistance.

Elizabeth McCoy, Assistant Superintendent (mccoye@doversherborn.org)
Kate McCarthy, Director of Student Services (mccarthyk@doversherborn.org)
Monique Marshall-Veale, METCO Director (vealem@doversherborn.org)

Support is also available through community partners.

Pilgrim Church Good Neighbors Fund
Sherborn Benevolent Society




Bus routes have been shared with families via email. Please contact Central Office with questions.

Tricia Schmitt, Administrative Assistant (schmittt@doversherborn.org)
Login with student username & password


If your child is need of a Chromebook or iPad, please contact:

Anthony Ritacco, Director of Technology (ritaccoa@doversherborn.org)

School Committee

Visit the Dover, Sherborn and Regional School Committees' pages.

Recordings of previous school committee meetings can be found on the Dover Sherborn Cable Television website.