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Computers handed out for online distance learning

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Everett Public School’s staff and volunteers distribute chromebooks to families. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso)

By Jim Mahoney

Filled with parents and students, patiently waiting for their turn to receive Chromebooks from Everett Public School employees, the line of cars queued up on Dexter St.

A chilly wind sweeping through the parking lot didn’t deter waves of EPS teachers, officials and families, some on foot, from getting the computers. The laptops will allow the cities kids to use the online distance learning programs from their homes.

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced schools to remain closed for the forseeable future and with the Chromebooks in hand the opportunity to keep education available.

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