This is a reminder that beginning this Wednesday, January 6th, early releases will dismiss students at 11:30 instead of 1:30. This change will remain in effect for the remainder of the school year. Also, please note that students will not have school on January 29th and March 26th.
RSU 12 schools are closed today, December 17th, due to the predicted snowstorm.
The Maine Department of Education and ConnectME Authority have contracted Redzone Wireless to provide broadband access to staff and student locations in your area to support remote learning. Please complete the form at the website linked below by November 8th to be included in the program. A Redzone representative will contact you to arrange an installation appointment to ensure that your location is connected before December 30. For more information and to complete the form visit https://www.redzonewireless.com/cares
Lincoln County is distributing FREE food boxes starting Monday, October 26th at 6 locations around the county. These boxes contain 20+ pounds of produce, meat and dairy products. This event is funded by the USDA and any person, regardless of income or residency is encouraged to join in. The locations will be drive-through service and the boxes will be loaded into your vehicle for you. Some locations include: Monday, Oct. 26 2:30-6:00pm Waldoboro Town Office Tuesday, Oct. 27 9:00am-12:30pm Wiscasset Community Center Wednesday, Oct. 28 1:30-5:30pm Whitefield Calvary Baptist Church Please spread the word to your family, friends, neighbors of this event. There are A LOT of boxes coming, and they want to make sure they don’t go to waste! See https://www.lincolncountymaine.me/ for a full list of locations and dates for pickup.
As planned, all schools in RSU 12 will resume in-person learning starting tomorrow, Wednesday, October 7, 2020. If your student was contacted and told to quarantine, then they should continue to do so. Thank you to everyone for following the safety protocols in our schools. We look forward to resuming in-person learning tomorrow.
Please read an important letter from the Superintendent about a Positive COVID-19 Case at Windsor Elementary School. You will be contacted by the school by phone if your student had direct contact with the individual. Out of an abundance of caution, all schools in RSU 12 will do remote learning starting immediately through Tuesday, October 6th. Students will return on October 7th for in-person learning if it is prudent to do so. Here is the link to a letter from the Superintendent with more information, https://www.svrsu.org/article/318636?org=district
Please read an important letter from the Superintendent about a Probable COVID-19 Case at Windsor Elementary School. A Probable Case means that the individual has symptoms associated with COVID-19 and they had direct contact with someone who tested positive. You will be contacted by the school by phone if your student had direct contact with the individual. Here is the link to a letter with more information, https://www.svrsu.org/article/317680?org=district
Payroll Clerk: RSU 12 is seeking a knowledgeable, self-motivated, and detail-oriented office staff member to work in a fast-paced school district environment. The ideal candidate will have: Experience with payroll practices, functions, and procedures Experience working with ADS Profund and Microsoft Excel Ability to be a positive team player in a collaborative environment Current Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) from Maine Department of Education Start Date: ASAP Closing date: When Filled Please apply online: https://www.applitrack.com/svrsu/onlineapp/
Our apologies, but the link in the message sent Friday afternoon was bad. Here is a corrected link. https://forms.gle/TKkJDXW5VbGpJkwe9 Here is the original message: The Maine Department of Education is gathering information about students and staff who lack access to Internet AND cellular service in their homes. Their hope is to continue to remove barriers to remote learning by advocating for improvements in infrastructure. If you have NEITHER reliable Internet NOR quality cellular service at your residence, please take a moment before September 30 to complete this brief survey so that we can help improve connectivity. https://forms.gle/TKkJDXW5VbGpJkwe9 Thank you!
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the Summer Food Service Program through December 2020. What does this mean to RSU 12 students and families? Free School Meals (breakfast and lunch) for all students until the end of December, 2020. FREE MEALS will be available to all in-school students. FREE MEALS will be available to all remote learning students for parent/guardian pick-up. If your child is a remote learner and you would like to pick up meals for them, please contact their school next week.
The school board agenda and other documents including RSU 12's proposed Reopening Plan for the August 13, 2020 Board meeting can be found here, https://www.svrsu.org/o/district/browse/158889. You can watch the board meeting streamed on the RSU 12 Youtube Channel here, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuXtnpy60EeMTRku92l7I4Q/featured
RSU 12 is pleased to announce that the Boys & Girls Club plans to offer before and after school child care at Chelsea, Whitefield, and Windsor Schools assuming there is enough interest. If you would like to sign your child up for care at any of these locations, please visit https://www.bgckv.org/signupforchildcare.html and complete the registration packet. Specific questions about the child care program can be directed to the Boys & Girls Club at 207-582-8458.
A letter about RSU 12 plans for reopening schools has been posted on our website. It is critical for parents/caregivers to read this letter and complete the survey that is linked in the letter. You can find the letter here, https://5il.co/iuzv
Reminder: All High School Freshmen must have a Residency Verification Form completed before the start of the new school year. The form can be found on our website, at your local town office or by contacting the Superintendent's Office. Homeschool students in our district will need to submit Notice of Intent to Homeschool or Subsequent Year of Homeschool with assessments by September 1st to the Maine Department of Education and the Superintendent's Office. If your student had a Superintendent's Agreement or an Intra District Transfer Agreement from the previous school year, please submit your request for renewal as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please call the office at 549-3261 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 14th is voting day. The RSU 12 School Budget is on the ballot. Please remember to vote!
We are resending the child care survey because we heard from several people that it would be helpful to know the anticipated costs in order to respond. Through a partnership with RSU 12, the Boys and Girls Club of Kennebec Valley is exploring options for providing child care in RSU 12 schools in the coming year. The weekly cost is expected to be about $90 during the school year and $125 for a vacation week. In order to inform these plans, please take a moment to complete this survey and let us know if your family is interested in childcare before or after school and on school vacations. The survey will be open until Thursday, July 16. We apologize for having to ask you to complete it again but hope the information about cost is helpful. Thank you! https://forms.gle/N723adspLGCS8FEY8
Through a partnership with RSU 12, the Boys and Girls Club of Kennebec Valley is exploring options for providing child care in RSU 12 schools in the coming year. In order to inform these plans, please take a moment to complete this survey and let us know if your family is interested in childcare before or after school and on school vacations. The survey will be open until Monday, July 13. Thank you! https://forms.gle/kPgvWPRKWnkbzXebA
Maine's Department of Education is seeking input from educators, parents, and other community members about the return to classroom instruction. The survey can be found at https://www.maine.gov/doe/fall2020survey and is open until July 12.
RSU 12 would like to remind our families that your children may be eligible for free and reduced meals in the fall. If your financial circumstances have changed recently, please consider completing the application at http://svrsu.schoollunchapp.com. This will allow us to determine whether we can provide your child meals for free or at a reduced rate in the first month of school next year.
RSU 12 is considering continuing to provide meals through the months of July and August to children living in the district. Please take a moment before the end of the day Wednesday, June 10, to complete this survey to let us know if you would like meals for your children. This will help us make the decision. Thank you! https://forms.gle/ta5hRGcnVajj6obU8