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Walnut Hill School for the Arts

Travel & Breaks


  • Boarding students will be restricted to campus upon their arrival to campus and until further notice, leaving only for school breaks.
     
  • Day students must limit travel per the Community Commitment Statement.
     
  • We strongly recommend that Boarding Students remain on campus for Thanksgiving Break. Families who choose not to follow this must understand that their student will be quarantined in their dorm upon return until they receive two negative COVID-19 tests and must participate in classes remotely.
     
  • We strongly recommend that Day Students not travel outside of Massachusetts over the Thanksgiving Break. Families who choose not to follow this must understand that their student must get two negative tests prior to returning to in person classes; they will stay remote until the second negative test.
     
  • We strongly recommend that Boarding Students remain on campus for Winter Break. Families who choose not to follow this must understand that their student will be quarantined in their dorm upon return until they receive two negative COVID-19 tests and must participate in classes remotely.
     
  • We strongly recommend that Day Students not travel outside of Massachusetts over the Winter Break. Families who choose not to follow this must understand that their student must get two negative tests prior to returning to in person classes, they will stay remote until the second negative test.

Contacts

If you have questions that aren't addressed by this website, we welcome you to reach out.

Health & Safety
Beth Minnucci, School Nurse
bminnucci@walnuthillarts.org

Residential Life
Melissa Cassel,
Dean of Students 
mcassel@walnuthillarts.org

Susanne Carpenter
Assistant Head of School
scarpenter@walnuthillarts.org

Admission
Karen Loder,
Director of Admission & Financial Aid
kloder@walnuthillarts.org

Academics
Ben Gregg,
Director of Academic Studies
bgregg@walnuthillarts.org

Arts
Niki Conraths,
Director of Artistic Studies
nconraths@walnuthillarts.org

External Resources

Dial 211
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CDC Travel Information
CDC Information on Coronavirus
World Health Organization, Coronavirus