New Bedford High School

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ACCESS Testing Parent Letters:

Please view information below regarding ACCESS Testing for students the week of January 11th, 2021 - January 15th, 2021

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English - ACCESS Testing Letter for Families.docx

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Portuguese - ACCESS Testing Letter for Families.docx

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Spanish - ACCESS Testing Letter for Families Spanish.docx

To have your student participate 100% in Distance Learning Academy, please fill out the following form:

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NBPS Help Desk
You can also submit an online support request on our tech help form. 

Our Technology Help Form is located here: 

NBHS Distance Learning
*Frequently Asked Questions & Answers*

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Student Daily Health Checklist:

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  • In order for your daily attendance to count, you will need to visit your advisory/Homeroom Microsoft Teams page every morning from 7:28-7:38 am.
  • In order for your class attendance to count, you will need to visit your individual class Microsoft Teams page during the first 30 minutes of each period (see picture of the schedule below)
  • In order to access your schedule for the day, you will need to login to your Aspen account (if you forgot your password or are having account issues, please reach out to your grade-level guidance counselor or Assistant Principal)
  • You teachers across NBHS will be posting, communicating, and assigning videos, links, lessons, etc. to your Teams page daily. 

Please do not hesitate to ask your teachers, guidance counselors, and building administrators if you have any further questions. Thank you and we look forward to a productive year of learning. Go Whalers!

Bell Schedule


Video - How to access Teams online:

Click the Teams icon below to be brought directly to the Teams web app
Microsoft Teams Logo

Video - How to check schedule in Aspen:



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Dear Students and Families,

As we embark on another school year, we do so with great pride and enthusiasm. We are proud of the generations of families who have called New Bedford High School home and have since helped to shape the fabric of our local community. As a member of our "Whaler" family, you have become a part of a long tradition of excellence. New Bedford High School, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, offers more than twenty Advanced Placement Courses, a state of the art biotech lab and finance lab, a robust career technical education program through the National Academy Foundation and Chapter 74 programming, a competitive Division 3 sports program and award winning Performing Arts program. Guided by our core values of Responsibility, Respect, Determination, Pride and Creativity, New Bedford High School remains steadfast in its commitment to delivering high quality learning experiences to our outstanding students, who continue to amaze all of us as they maximize their boundless potential every day of the year. Go Whalers!

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