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.
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.
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
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
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
River Valley Healthy Communities Coalition (RVHCC) has created a survey to better understand the current issues addressing food insecurity in the River Valley Region. Please click on the link below and take a moment to complete the survey. We appreciate and value your response! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K56LJDB
Just a reminder, The RSU 56 School budget vote is today, June 8, 2021. Voting will occur in each of the four towns from 8:00am to 8:00pm. Please vote. More information on the budget can be found here: https://www.rsu56.org/o/rsu-56/page/2021-2022-budget
Just a reminder, The RSU 56 School budget vote is tomorrow, Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Voting will occur in each of the four towns from 8:00am to 8:00pm. Please vote. More information on the budget can be found here: https://www.rsu56.org/o/rsu-56/page/2021-2022-budget
Good morning from RSU 56. Due to the incoming storm RSU 56 will have a remote learning day, today April 16th. There will be no in-person learning. Have a great day!
Good Morning from Dirigo Elementary School. Attention Mrs Robbins Monday and Tuesday pre-k, we apologize for the late notice but due to staff shortage we have to cancel pre-k today Monday April 12. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Good Morning. There will be no school in RSU 56 today, February 2nd, due to the snow storm. Today will be a traditional snow day, and there will be no in person or remote learning. There will also be no athletic practices today. Stay safe and have a great day.
Below is the link to the Amended RSU 56 Framework for Returning to Classroom Instruction 2020 that was approved at the October 13th school board meeting. https://5il.co/m98b
School Board Meeting 10/13/2020 - Tonight, October 13, 2020, the RSU 56 School board meeting will be held in person at Dirigo Elementary, and on Zoom due to the current COVID situations in the river valley. The meeting will be streamed live on our Facebook page, but if you have questions or comments for the public comment section of the meeting please connect to the meeting through the zoom link below, or in person at DES. Agenda: https://5il.co/m2q5 Connection Information: When: Oct 13, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: RSU56 Board Meeting Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/94706230389?pwd=a0loYTVyQlJaTWcxWVByaGNtWFQwdz09 Passcode: 5601 Or Telephone: Dial: US: +1 301 715 8592
Tonight, September 22, 2020, the RSU 56 School board meeting will be held on Zoom due to the current COVID situations in the river valley. The meeting will be streamed live on our Facebook page, but if you have questions or comments for the public comment section of the meeting please connect to the meeting through the zoom link below. The agenda can be found here: https://5il.co/l9j7 Topic: RSU56 School Board Meeting 9/22/2020 Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/94718577390... Passcode: 5656 Or Telephone: Dial 1 301 715 8592 Webinar ID: 947 1857 7390
To Parents & Guardians of Dirigo Elementary School Students: Dear DES Parents & Guardians, Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 16 from 3-6 PM you can pick up your child's electronic device at the school. This will be a drive up event. Please have the form that was sent home on Monday filled out and signed. Please use the outer loop (the one closest to the school) when coming to retrieve your child's device. We recommend that you use a school issued device because some of the programs are preloaded on them and we can push programs out to them better than we can with private devices. Thank you and have a good evening