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Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of men and women incorporated in 1999. The goal of the Roundtable is to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence through community education and networking and to improve the coordination between public and private services for victims and families touched by domestic violence.

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The tide begins to turn: Some Mass. school districts move forward with remote-only plans for fall

Boston Globe 8/6/20: The tide begins to turn: Some Mass. school districts move forward with remote-only plans for fall. An increasing number of local districts plan to begin the school year with primarily or entirely remote learning plans, despite the urging of state and federal officials to get as many students as possible back into classrooms. In several Massachusetts school districts this week, school committees have voted to start the fall on a remote basis, with plans to reevaluate later in the academic year whether it’s safe to bring students back amid the pandemic. Bourne, Franklin, Lynn, Leominster, Somerville, Wayland, and Swampscott — Governor Charlie Baker’s own town — are among the communities that have approved remote-only models to begin the year, though some will provide in-person services for students who need it, according to state and local officials.

Wayland To Begin School Year Fully Remote

Wayland Patch 8/4/20: Wayland To Begin School Year Fully Remote. The Wayland School Committee on Monday voted unanimously to begin the 2020-21 school year fully remote, but left room for students to return in a hybrid model if coronavirus trends head in the right direction.

Concerns raised about reopening Wayland Public Schools

Wayland Town Crier 7/17/20: Concerns raised about reopening Wayland Public Schools. A local pediatrician told the School Committee last week that surgical masks for staff would offer significant protection from COVID-19 by filtering out more than 99% of respiratory particles, following concerns raised by parents and staff about reopening schools.

Potential plans to reopen Wayland Public Schools in the fall

Wayland Town Crier 7/15/20: Potential plans to reopen Wayland Public Schools in the fall. Wayland school officials held a Zoom meeting on July 9 to present possible plans for the 2020-21 school year. The three plans are all-remote, with schooling delivered online; all in-person, a full return to school with proper precautions; and a hybrid model, rotating groups of students between in-person and remote.

Wayland To Hold 4 High School Graduations

Wayland Patch 7/15/20: Wayland To Hold 4 High School Graduations. When you can’t have one graduation, you have to settle for having four. Wayland Public Schools will celebrate the high school class of 2020 next week by holding four small graduation ceremonies. The graduations are being spread out to allow families and students to stay socially distant amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Award Winners at Wayland High School

Awards winners at Wayland High School in arts and athletics:

Wayland School Committee tweaks GPA calculation proposal

Waylandn Town Crier 6/14/20: Wayland School Committee tweaks GPA calculation proposal. The School Committee voted 3-2 to tweak its decision on how to calculate grade point average for Wayland High School students in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis after receiving a petition signed by about 500 people and dozens of letters objecting to the original proposal.