Good Evening! RSU 56 would like to remind you that tomorrow, September 8th is our first day of school. Don't forget to complete the daily COVID screening tool for all students and staff each morning before coming into the district or riding the busses. The COVID checklist and the school bus routes have been posted to our website, www.rsu56.org. Welcome back and we hope to see you all tomorrow! GO COUGARS!
The 2020-21 Dirigo High School A/B Day Calendar is now available. You can find it in the document section of the website or at this link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1T-r1k5plixv0GQqCSv7IJP6S4wUk1mzBTgjY_PNroJA/edit#gid=955304920
The RSU56 School Board Meeting is now being held on Zoom. One of our agenda items is to talk about the return to school. Please join at the following link: https://zoom.us/s/93938122888 - Passcode: 643255
The RSU56 School Board Meeting is now being held on Zoom. One of our agenda items is to talk about the return to school. Please join at the following link: https://zoom.us/s/93938122888
Summer School at Dirigo Elementary School is cancelled today due to a power outage in the building.
PARENTS / GUARDIANS We are dedicated to providing the best education possible no matter the circumstances and value your feedback to support our growth and planning. We are working hard to provide a way to safely and legally provide in-person education in the fall for our students. Your input is needed as RSU 56 reflects on the spring and plans for the fall. Thank you! This survey is anonymous and confidential. There are two sections. The first section is feedback about the spring, and the second section is to help with our planning for the fall. https://forms.gle/sBrdHBwBPMJuYdub7
Student's from RSU56 that attend the Margaret Murphy Center for their classes, will still be picked up at their normal times on Monday 3/16.
Good afternoon. This is an important call from RSU 56. Please listen carefully. The RSU 56 schools will be closed initially from Monday, March 16th through Friday, March 27th. Additional information will be shared on our social media sites.
Good Morning. Due to the incoming snow storm there will be no school in RSU 56 today, February 27th.
Good Morning. RSU 56 will have a 2 hour delay today, February 10 due to the snow.
Good Morning. There will be no school in RSU 56 today, February 7, due to the storm. Have a great weekend and stay safe.
Good morning, There will be no school today, February 6th, due to the snow storm.
Great news! Dirigo's request to the MPA for a waiver of our 2-year football suspension has been granted. Dirigo will be able to play Varsity 8-Man Football next year. Go Cougars!!!
Good Morning. There will be no school in RSU 56 today, January 16th, due to the incoming snow storm. Stay safe and have a great day.
Good Morning. RSU 56 will be having an early release day today, 12/17/19 due to the incoming storm. Students will be released at 11:30. Have a great day.
Good Morning. There will be no school today 12/16/19 at Dirigo High School due to a power outage. Staff please report as normal. Dirigo Middle and Elementary Schools are still on as normal.
RSU 56 School Board meeting - November 26th 6:30PM at Dirigo Elementary School. Click here to see the updated agenda. https://5il.co/bk6r
The next RSU56 School Board Meeting will be on 11/26/19 at Dirigo Elementary School starting at 6:30pm. Click here to view the agenda for the meeting: https://5il.co/bj93
Good Morning. RSU56 will have a 1-hour delay today, 11/22/19 due to the slippery road conditions. Thank you.
Good Afternoon. All after school activities for today, November 18th have been canceled due to the incoming storm.
No School Board Meeting 11/12/19 We will have a Special Board meeting next Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 6:30 at DHS SCC. The agenda will include: 1. Signing of the Validation Referendum Votes. 2. Budget Workshop
November 12 - No School - Good Morning. There will be no School in RSU56 today, November 12, due to the inclement weather.
Reminder: No School on Monday, November 11th for Veterans Day.
The 2019-2020 Round 4 budget vote failed. Canton 127 yes 83 no Carthage 49 yes 79 no Dixfield 269 yes 239 no Peru 167 yes 255 no Total 612 yes no 656
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.
Dirigo Elementary School has been reviewed and cleared by emergency personnel and propane specialists. School will resume tomorrow as scheduled.
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.
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
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