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Home Learning Materials from Teachers

Students are encouraged to access enrichment work and assignments developed by their SHS teachers. Visit department websites to learn more about accessing these materials.

Social Studies Social Studies Department Webpage Materials accessible through Google Classroom. Social Studies teachers worked hard to create engaging coursework tailored for theirstudents.

English English Department Webpage. Materials from teachers are accessible through Google Classroom. 

Mathematics Math Department Webpage. Materials from teachers are accessible through Google Classroom. 

Science Science Department Webpage. Materials from teachers are accessible through Google Classroom.

World Language World Language Department Materials from teachers accessible through Google Classrooom.

Music Here are some resources to help guide students in continuing their learning and exploration during this time. This document is ever evolving and feedback and appropriate additions are encouraged.  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PJ3i9hWXVfDJlRralS-vkrTUBP2IzLMYBSgaWzNsDxg/edit

Special Education Inclusion Teachers collaborated with content area teacher teams to make sure material is accessible. Resource Teachers prepared an enrichment assignment packet that is available electronically, and in hard copy if students need it. Life Skills/SHIP/Transition-Work packets will be available at modified levels in paper form. Here's the link to the materials for special education programs/classes. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MVBMIVjH855At7-3D4T4Sxj_LLF34-H8BCBE9O8Taaw/edit?usp=sharing

Physical Education Physical Education Webpage. Materials accessible through Google Classroom. 

Message about Advanced Placement Exams

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, there will be no in-person AP Exams in 2020. Instead, College Board is creating 45 minute online exams designed to be taken at home. This website has more details, free resources for students to prepare for exams, and will have an exam schedule by April 3rd. Please check that website frequently for more updates from College Board. Please contact your student’s AP teacher or Melanie Kessler at mkessler@k12.somerville.ma.us if you have questions.”

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Principal LaGambina and Teacher Ms. Wooten
Principal LaGambina (right) with Math Teacher Ms. Wooten

Sibby LaGambina, Principal 
Mr. LaGambina oversees the running of the high school as Principal, as well as supporting and overseeing all academic departments, the Counseling Department and Assistant Principals. His previous position was as Assistant Principal/Housemaster. He is also the former Chair of the Science Department.

Associate Principal Leo DeSimone is dearly missed by friends, colleagues and students. We lost him suddenly on November 26, 2019. Please find the notice to students and staff here.

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