Submitted by tletellier on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 13:10.
On behalf of the students, faculty and staff of MSAD 35 welcome to our district's website. I hope you find our site to be user-friendly and informative. MSAD 35 students excel academically, athletically, and in the arts. Our district's per pupil costs remain well below the state average, yet our students consistently perform above the state average in all state-assessed grade levels. Our community supports our educational programs and our parents are very engaged in all of our schools. Please feel free to contact any of our schools or the central office if you have questions or comments.
Dr. Mary Nash, Superintendent
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MAY 16, 2013 - TECHNOLOGY TASK FORCE REPORT
At the September 19, 2012 Board meeting, I reported to the Board that I was convening a Technology Task Force and had asked, Gail Sullivan, the district’s former Assistant Superintendent and Interim Superintendent to facilitate the Task Force’s work. At the January 9, 2013 Board meeting I reported to the Board that I had also asked the following district practitioners to join the Task Force: Dottie Adams, John Caverly, Melanie Dodge, Renee Doucette, Jeanne Houde, Julie Hundley, Martha Leathe, Rich Luciano, Joe Schwartzman, Kate Smith, Vicki Stewart, Emily Stauffer and Gail Sullivan, Facilitator.
The work of the Technology Task Force included developing a plan for the district that would enable teachers, administrators and students to harness the power of technology to increase student achievement and enhance communication to parents and citizens of MSAD 35.
I would like to thank each member of the Task Force for their hard work and their tireless pursuit of excellence on behalf of the district. Thank you very, very much!
Please click on the links below for an overview of the Task Force’s work:
NINA D’ARAN - CENTRAL SCHOOL’S NEW PERMANENT PRINCIPAL
AT THE APRIL 24th SCHOOL BOARD MEETING SUPERINTENDENT, DR. MARY NASH, MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE FOLLOWING REPORT:
Dr. Nash reported that the Central Elementary School Principal Screening Committee consisted of representatives of the Board, the school’s PTO, the QEA, and the administrative team. The members of the committee were: Ellen Breed and Fred Wildnauer (shared a position to represent the Board of Directors); Kathy Adams and Corinna Melino (represented CES’ PTO); Pam Mulcahey and Rebecca Woodman (represented the QEA); and Principal Jerry Burnell (represented the administrative team). Dr. Nash, as Superintendent, chaired this committee. Dr. Nash reported that the screening committee was charged with recommending a suitable candidate(s) to fill the permanent position of Principal of Central Elementary School. Under state law, there is a three step process to hire a Principal.
First, it is the Superintendent’s responsibility to recommend to the Board a candidate for their consideration.
Secondly, the Board is charged with appointing a candidate to the position of Principal.
And third, the Superintendent is charged with deploying appointed candidates.
The CES principal’s position was posted on School Spring and the committee conducted the interviews. The committee recommended Nina D’Aran as the candidate that was the “best fit” for the position of permanent Principal of CES at this time. Dr. Nash said “I am, therefore, recommending Nina D’Aran for the position of principal of CES. Thank you to all of the screening committee members for your hard work throughout this process.”
The school board approved Dr. Nash’s recommendation unanimously.
Submitted by tletellier on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 11:23.
On Wednesday, May 2, 2013 the MSAD35 Board of Directors approved an updated Non-Resident Private Tuition Policy and Application for students in Grades PK-12. If you need additional information, please contact the Superintendent's Office at 207-439-2438.
Submitted by tletellier on Fri, 01/11/2013 - 11:05.
January 11, 2013
The Maine CDC continues to report widespread influenza activity. Influenza levels are expected to remain high for the next several weeks. The vaccine appears to be a good match to the circulating strains and it is not too late to get vaccinated. Please contact your school nurse if you would like to have your child vaccinated at school. We have a supply of injectable vaccine but no nasal vaccine is available.
Submitted by tletellier on Mon, 09/10/2012 - 12:03.
The Marshwood Education Foundation (MEF) was established in January 2009 as a non-profit corporation, wholly dedicated to enriching and supplementing the educational programs of the Maine School Administrative District #35, representing the communities of South Berwick and Eliot. The MEF has granted more than $59,000 to the district, funding creative and innovative ideas brought forth by school administrators, teachers and staff.
In a world where budget demands are increasing and financial resources are shrinking, the MEF provides a means of directing private donations, gifts and bequests to programs and projects that might otherwise go unfunded in our schools.
Submitted by tletellier on Mon, 11/14/2011 - 16:33.
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