Reminder to families: With children playing in the woods, it is still necessary to tick check your children daily. This means means a full body check, especially in their hair. It is important to maintain this daily practice up until snow falls. Thank you for your attention to this health matter.
Don't forget to head to the town office to vote. They are open for voting today 1-5, and Saturday from 10-4. Thank you for supporting Edgecomb Eddy and our students.
Don't forget to head to the town office to vote. They are open for voting today and Thursday 1-5, and Saturday from 10-4. Thank you for supporting Edgecomb Eddy and our students.
Parents - Here Are Great Resources From the Maine DOE to Use This Valuable Time to Get Students Ready for the New School Year. https://www.maine.gov/doe/continuityoflearning/parent
Parents Who Are Considering Homeschooling Should Read This Information from the Maine DOE - https://www.maine.gov/doe/schools/schoolops/homeinstruction.
Thank you to generous donations to Boothbay Region Education Foundation, our awesome food service and transportation staff are making and delivering lunches this week. Enjoy lunch and school vacation week! https://sites.google.com/aos98schools.org/aos98wellnessresources/home
We have superb resources available for how to improve the efficacy of remote learning and also information on help available to you during the COVID 19 pandemic. Please check the AOS 98 website for more information.
Here is an excellent article from the Maine Department of Education Commissioner on school's education initiatives during the COVID 19 pandemic. https://www.pressherald.com/2020/04/14/maine-education-chief-teaching-your-kids-at-home-is-difficult-dont-expect-perfection/#
Food Service Donation Update - To date we have received over $25,000 in financial donations to support our efforts to feed students during the COVID 19 crisis. Thank you to all those who have so generously donated. We could use more donations to offset our expenses.
Good afternoon. Are your kids complaining about being bored? Check these ideas out. https://www.weareteachers.com/things-to-do-during-covid/?utm_content=1584460940&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR3AP3ZaRaFKuuJ4ZtYWtS_ypEXkrJC34VwDn17ioWJul_HjLa8OvH3MeTQ
Please visit the following URL for letter from Mr. Michaud regarding distance learning and accessing food for children who need it: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/621383/3_16_-_Updated_COVID-19_Parent_letter__1_.pdf
Join us for tonight's Parent Chat at 5:30 followed by our 6:00 PTC Meeting. At the chat, we will discuss the importance of "focusing on the behavior" and "halting overstimulation". The PTC will focus on planning for our spaghetti supper/raffle fundraiser. Hope to see you there.
Reminder - 3rd grade performance festival is taking place tomorrow afternoon at 2:05. Family and friends of 3rd grade performers are welcome to attend.
Master Plan Listening Session for Parents - Please plan on joining us in the high school library this Friday evening, at 5:15-6:15 pm, to provide us input for our Master Plan. Your input will strongly influence the future of our schools. Please make it a point to participate!
Please go to the following link to see our December newsletter. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/539227/Newsletter_12_12_2019.pdf
We Are Growing Kelp! Students in Georgetown, Southport, Edgecomb and Boothbay Harbor, are growing kelp in their classrooms. The kelp will be transferred to the ocean in the spring. Exciting learning ideally suited to our ocean community schools! Dr. Laser
Box Top collection tomorrow! Please help us raise money to support our school and help your children win a popcorn party! Also, our book fair ends tomorrow. If your child wants to get an item, tomorrow is their last chance, so please make sure you send money in.
PTC Meeting tonight at 6. We look forward to seeing you. If you'd like to come early and hear about some amazing parenting tips, please join us at 5:30 for a talk with Michelle Slack and Kristin Cameron. Child care will be provided.
Ensure you know the procedures the individual schools follow on bad weather days. If you suspect school might have a delayed or closed for the day, check the school website if you have Internet access. Or use Instant Alert. The information is available in your school office.
Please go the following link to access our latest newsletter. Enjoy. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/491089/Newsletter_10_10_2019.pdf