Annual District Notices

Annually, the District is required to send families a number of notices.  The following notices are sent to families via the PowerSchool Parent Portal

  • Release of directory information and photo/video permissions

  • Consent under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) (students under 13)

  • Student handbooks, including rules of conduct and notice of nondiscrimination

  • Release of certain information to military recruiters unless parents opt-out (high school only)

All families need to log in to the Parent Portal at https://powerschool.abschools.org/public/ to update emergency contacts, demographic information, and medical permissions before school starts.


Additional Required Annual Notices 

- Rights of parents and eligible students under student records regulations (603 CMR 23.07 (4)
   (a) and 603 CMR 23.10) 

- Rights under the federal
Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA) regarding certain
   surveys funded by the U.S. Department of Education 
- Utilization of a verbal screening tool to screen students for substance use (grades 7 and 9)
-English Language Parent Advisory Council (EL-PAC) notification
-State Seal of Biliteracy Parent Notification 


Communication Map
 Please review our Parent Communication map, should you need to reach out to someone in the district around a particular question or concern.



Financial Assistance

From time to time, families may face financial difficulties, and school-related dues and fees can compound family stressors. If your family is experiencing financial hardship, you or your child can make a request for assistance following the information contained in our
Financial Assistance letter.  Please don't hesitate to reach out to us!


School Cancellations and Delays
 
Occasionally, weather and/or environmental factors, might force a decision to release school early, delay the opening of school or cancel school altogether. Please review our procedures for school cancellations, delays and emergency release

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