Good Morning from RSU 56. Due to power outage at Dirigo Middle School there will be no in person classes today at Dirigo Middle School. Students should check their email by 9am for information from their teachers. Dirigo High School and Dirigo Elementary will hold classes as normal.
Pine Tree Society Children's Conference 2022 This free, one-day conference is designed for parents of children with disabilities to hear industry-leading best practices from childhood development experts and care providers, ask questions specific to their child’s experiences, and meaningfully connect with other parents who share their struggles and their joys. The 2022 Children’s Conference will cover topics vital to families with children with disabilities, including navigating periods of transition, building social skills and social lives, supporting healthy behaviors and emotional regulation, supportive decision-making into teen years and adulthood, and more. Attendees will leave with practical tools, advice, resources, and strategies that can be implemented immediately in the home, school, and community, as well as a digital library of free resources to access at any time. Registration link: https://pinetreesociety.wufoo.com/forms/z107qtvl1cl1ual/
There will be a Civil Rights and Equality Committee Meeting on Thursday 4/7, 5:30-6:30 at DHS library. The agenda is as follows: - Review mission and purpose of committee - Discuss components for end of year board report - Discuss plan for future of committee
Curriculum Meeting - The Curriculum Committee originally scheduled for last Tuesday will be held tonight, Tuesday 2/15/22 at 5:30 only on Zoom. Our (very full) agenda will include: Initial impressions of Winter NWEA results (as requested) POSTPONED FOR FUTURE DATE: Update on Alt Ed @ TWKDMS (as requested) Discussion regarding a proposed grade 7 basic science text Expansion of EasyCBM at grades K-5 A brief update on the CREDS meetings General update (NAEP, DES Reading Committee Work, Performance Matters, etc) Topic: Curriculum Committee Meeting Time: Feb 15, 2022 05:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89487006446?pwd=d0JJeStzaGxkSUZFNmo5NldMMlFKZz09 Meeting ID: 894 8700 6446 Passcode: 776707 Dial by your location +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) Meeting ID: 894 8700 6446
Auditions for Million Dollar Meatballs: Open to students from DMS & DHS. Location: Dirigo High School SCC Date: February 17th. 3-4:30pm.
Good Morning from RSU 56. Due to the storm there will be no school in RSU 56 today 2/8/22. It will be a traditional snow day and RSU 56 will be closed. Stay safe!
Good Morning from RSU 56: Due to the storm we will be having a remote school day today, 2/4/22. There will be no in-person learning today. Please follow your building's remote instruction plans. Stay safe and Have a great weekend!
Please take a look at the following notice from River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition : We are partnering with Maine Public Health Nurses to host a Free Vaccine clinic on Friday, Feb 4th at the Rumford Town Hall auditorium. The clinic will be from 1-4pm. We are offering all vaccines, boosters and youth vaccines as well. Please share the flyer for more information. If anyone has any questions or concerns please contact us at 207-364-7408.
Don't forget to join us tonight for the DMS/DHS Band/Choir Concert. It will be live streamed at the following link starting at 6PM: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbndCMQ6NkJG_WnppqjiDtg
Good Morning from RSU 56. Busses 2 and 6 will not be able to pick kids up this morning due to a down tree and wire at the Grover bridge road in Carthage. Staff and students will need to go around in order to get to school from Carthage. If you have any questions contact the transportation department at 562-4300.
Due to the inclement weather and worsening road conditions all after school activities have been canceled for today, December, 8, 2021.
Remote Learning Lunches for possible snow days. If you would like your child to be sent home with breakfast and lunch for any remote storm days we may have, please fill out the form below and submit it. Storm pack meals will be sent home before by the first impending storm and are free for any student who may want one. These meals are intended to be consumed in the event of a school closure that will be a remote learning day for all. https://forms.gle/Z2qYQdrDDDYhpc1p6
DHS Football Information: Dirigo Football is HOSTING the Maranacook Black Bears this evening at 7:00 PM at Dirigo High School for the Regional Finals. Reminder that admission rates are as follows: Adult - $5.00 Student/Senior - $2.00 Furthermore, there will be a livestream of the game which can be found at the following link: www.brgsports.me Go Cougars!
The RSU 56 School board voted to move to universal masking while Oxford county is designated in either high or significant risk. Currently Oxford County is listed as a high risk of transmission. RSU 56 will begin requiring all students and staff to wear masks in school starting tomorrow 9/15/2021.
RSU 56 Community Input on Masking Please complete this form as a mechanism to collect information for the RSU 56 Board to consider at our next board meeting. Thank you. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ndJ-cp9ef1jhwXtOhofNXde-8Gwe6ksptDR1Fg1SXeM/edit
Good Afternoon! This is a friendly reminder that all sports paperwork needs to be turned in as soon as possible! This can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or can be dropped off to the main office! Please reach out if you have any questions and/or concerns!
Attention!!! Unfortunately, the following event has been cancelled: Football Exhibition Saturday, August 28th vs. Mt. Ararat.
Attention!!! Unfortunately, the following event has been cancelled: Football Scrimmage Monday, August 23rd @ Gray New Gloucester.
Here is a link to the 2021-2022 School calendar: https://5il.co/wv8l
July 20, 2021 Dear RSU 56 Community, RSU 56 is slated to receive $2,685,176 in American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER 3) Funds. This notice contains a link to a survey regarding the use of ARP/ESSER 3 funds. Additionally, you may choose to attend one of the community forums that will be held to allow for in-person input. The dates and locations for the forums are: July 27, 2021 8:30am - 9:30am at Dirigo High School, SCC July 28, 2021, 6:00 - 7:00 pm at Dirigo High School, SCC Please note, you are not required to attend a forum to complete the survey. This is a chance for you to share your ideas regarding the use of this ARP ESSER funding. SURVEY LINK: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1yn_rRzhZ6qyi633MiuVkxcp4lNKl3lLilrE6LZ489S0/edit Sincerely, Pam Doyen