Update: The lottery registration for the fall 2021 semester has closed
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How will I know if I win? There will be a drawing on Facebook live on Monday, August 16th.
If your name is selected in any of the lotteries, the school will text or call you soon after the Facebook live drawing.
Do I need to watch the lottery on Facebook Live on August 16th? NO – When you enter the lottery online you will include your phone number, and winners will be texted or called.
Note: Be careful to make sure that your phone number is correct.
If my name is selected in the lottery, what happens next?
You will be texted/called, asking you to come to the school for testing.
Note: Be sure to bring some identification (ID) to show that you are the person whose name was selected.
After testing, you will be assigned to one of these:
An English class of the time(AM/PM) and type (online/in-person) based on which lottery you won
Or – a waiting list
(You get a space in class as soon as possible and do not need to participate in more lotteries)
When are the classes?
Online morning classes are on Tuesday and Thursday mornings
In-person morning classes are on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings
Online evening classes are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings
In-person evening classes are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings
Classes start on Tuesday September 14th
NOTE: This is information only. It does not guarantee you a place in class.
Cities and towns in Massachusetts will have days – before the November 3rd election day – when you can go to a voting place (or polling place ) and vote early in person. The early voting place may not be the same location as the place where you would vote on November 3rd. For example, early voting in Framingham will only be at City Hall (the Memorial Building, 150 Concord Street)
The early voting days for all cities and towns in Massachusetts has started. They are from nowthrough Friday, October 30th (including Sundays for most towns)
Note that there will not be early voting after October 30th. After that, you need to vote on Tuesday November 3rd at your normal voting (polling) location.
Voting places will have many protections against coronavirus, including:
Requiring a mask
Asking you to stay away if you have a fever or feel sick or have tested positive for Covid
If you are a U.S. citizen and you will be at least 18 years old on November 3rd, you can vote in the election, but you must be registered to vote.If you have an ID from the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, you can register to vote online. This is the easiest and fastest way. Do it as soon as possible. The deadline is Saturday, October 24th, but don’t wait.