Just a quick reminder that the RSU 56 2019-2020 round 4 Budget Validation meeting will be held tonight, Tuesday, 10/29, at 6:30pm in the Dirigo High School SCC. To see the budget overview video, or for more budget information please visit the budget section of our website: https://www.rsu56.org/o/rsu-56/page/budget-information--48
Reminder to the Class of 2020- There will be a FAFSA Help Session tonight at 6:00 pm @ Region 9 School of Applied Technology. Any student who completes the FAFSA at our FAFSA Help Session will receive a $10 gas card, and will be entered to win a $50 Visa Gift Card.
On Friday 10/25 DHS class of 2022 went on college tours at SMCC and USM (Portland).
RSU 56 would like to thank the first responders and other support services from the River Valley who came to DES today to support us! DES has been cleared by emergency personnel and propane specialists and school will resume tomorrow as scheduled.
Dirigo Elementary School has been reviewed and cleared by emergency personnel and propane specialists. School will resume tomorrow as scheduled.
DES Students will be dismissed from the DHS Gym at approximately 11am and sent on their normal busses home.
Due to the smell of gas at DES, we have evacuated the building. All students are safely accounted for at this time. The gas has been shut off, firefighters are on site. DES students have been transported to DHS. Dismissal for DES students will be at 10:45. They will be dismissed from the DHS gymnasium.
Good Afternoon, Due to unforeseen circumstances, RSU 56 buses may be 15-30 minutes late this afternoon.
The Dirigo Football team raised $230 in donations at their 9/30 game against Lawrence to benefit the Farmington Firefighter's Benevolent Association. Members Jacob True, Chase Nelson, Curtis Errington and Colton Carlow delivered the donation to the Farmington Firehouse on 10/3.
This is a reminder of the school board meeting tonight at 6:30pm at DHS in the SCC for the normal agenda items and a talk about the next round of the 19-20 school budget. Please join us to voice your thoughts on the budget so we can make a plan to move forward.
School Budget Vote TODAY! - Canton Town Office, 94 Turner Street 1PM-7PM - Carthage Town Office, 703A Carthage Rd. 3PM-7PM - Dixfield Town Office, 46 Main St. 12PM-6PM - Peru Town Office: 26 Main St. 12PM-7PM
On Wednesday TWKDMS remembered the heroism and loss of 9/11 with a display of the names of all those lost, as well as by signing thank you notes for our region’s first responders. Part of the commitment to never forget is to educate the next generation.
Join the 8th grade class from TWKDMS at this delicious fundraiser on September 29, 2019 from 4-6PM.
The third round 19-20 RSU 56 School Budget Vote will be on September 17th at the following locations: Canton Town Office, 94 Turner Street 1PM-7PM Carthage Town Office, 703A Carthage Rd. 3PM-7PM Dixfield Town Office, 46 Main St. 12PM-6PM Peru Town Office: 26 Main St. 12PM-7PM
2019 - 2020 Bus Routes During the first week of school, bus pick up times may vary up to fifteen (15) minutes. Students should be at pick-up points on time. If parents have questions regarding bus schedules, please call the RSU 56 Transportation Office at 562-4300, extension 2.
Please take a few minutes and watch this video from Superintendent Doyen on the third round 2019-2020 school budget overview. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNKv1uq17Ew
Below is the 2019-2020 School calendar. We are all very excited to welcome back our students next week. Wednesday 8/28 - Grades K-6 & 9. Thursday 8/29 - All Students September 3rd - 1st day for Pre-K.