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Raising Media Smart Elementary Children - May 11, 2017

posted May 5, 2017, 6:09 AM by Kelly Johnston   [ updated May 5, 2017, 6:22 AM ]

Mark your calendar for an event you and your family don't want to miss!  Please plan to join members of Scarborough's school staff, in collaboration with staff from Scarborough's Public Library, on Thursday, May 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Wentworth School Learning Commons, to learn about helping children be safe, respectful and responsible as they grow up in the digital age.  During the evening there will be several workshops offered on a number of wide range of important topics (review the attached handout for sessions offered).  Children are welcome to attend.
If you would like more information on the event, please check out this website:

GMAIL ALERT

posted May 4, 2017, 5:43 AM by Kelly Johnston   [ updated May 4, 2017, 5:55 AM ]

You may have recently received a invitation to open and/or edit a Google Document from a Scarborough staff member. This would have occurred yesterday, 5/3/17, starting around 2pm. The message may look something like this photo.

If you opened the google doc, here are the directions (from a report on WCSH6 News) to correct the problem:


Please DO NOT CLICK the Google Document shared with you. Delete the message both from your inbox and your trash.

The Scarborough IT Department is vigilantly working to identify any necessary next steps.

School Start Time Information

posted Apr 28, 2017, 11:25 AM by Kelly Johnston   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 11:26 AM ]

Attached please find a communication from Superintendent Julie Kukenberger regarding the school start times for the 2018-2019 school year.  The letter outlines and details the School Board vote from April 27 regarding the 2017-2018 calendar and the 2018-2019 calendar.  Please contact the Superintendent's Office with any questions.

Oak Hill Players Spring Musical - GREASE!

posted Apr 28, 2017, 8:01 AM by Kelly Johnston   [ updated Apr 28, 2017, 8:01 AM ]

The Oak Hill Players will be performing GREASE!  

SHS Winslow Homer Auditorium

Thursday, May 4th 7pm

Saturday, May 6th 1pm and 7pm

Sunday, May 7th 1pm

 

Tickets:

$10 students, senior citizens, and faculty

$12 adults

2017-2018 School Calendar

posted Apr 28, 2017, 6:44 AM by Kelly Johnston   [ updated May 1, 2017, 7:57 AM ]

At last night's School Board meeting, the Board adopted the 2017-2018 school calendar. The calendar dates closely mirror our current calendar, and the school day start and end times are unchanged for 2017-2018. However, the Board did vote to approve revised school start and end times for the 2018-2019 school year (Option #3 of the proposed calendars). This extra implementation time will allow families and our staff to adequately prepare and plan for the upcoming changes.

As always, we thank our School Board for their ongoing work and dedication to our school community!

Start Time Survey Results

posted Mar 31, 2017, 6:25 AM by Kelly Johnston

Follow the link to a letter regarding School Start Time Survey Report by Hanover Research.

"Inside Scarborough Schools" - Episode 2

posted Mar 31, 2017, 6:02 AM by Kelly Johnston   [ updated Mar 31, 2017, 6:03 AM ]

Be sure to watch episode 2 of "Inside Scarborough Schools." This episode will focus on the development of the school budget.

FY18 Budget Forum - April 26th

posted Mar 29, 2017, 5:02 AM by Kelly Johnston

Please plan to attend the FY18 Joint Town and School Board Budget Forum on Wednesday, April 26th at the Wentworth School at 7:00PM.  Listen, learn, and understand about all of the factors that contribute to both the Town's municipal budget and the school department's budget.
To help us structure the next budget forum, a survey was available on the Town's website - please see the results here.  In an effort to make information current and easily accessible related to the two budgets, visit the Joint Town and School Budget Page often for updates, and for further details on the upcoming Budget Forum.

Upcoming Dates of Importance

posted Mar 27, 2017, 6:48 AM by Kelly Johnston   [ updated Mar 27, 2017, 6:51 AM ]

Please mark your calendar for these very important events for April:

Upcoming Important Dates


Incoming Kindergarten Registration and Screening Happening Now!

posted Mar 27, 2017, 5:28 AM by Kelly Johnston   [ updated Mar 27, 2017, 6:07 AM by School Webmaster ]

Scarborough Public Schools is registering and screening all children are or will be 5 years old by Oct. 15, 2017 this week at Wentworth School. If you do not have an appointment or need to cancel or change an appointment, please call any of the three primary schools.
  • Eight Corners: 730-5200
  • Blue Point: 730-5300
  • Pleasant Hill: 730-5250
Appointments are Monday-Thursday, 8:30-1:45. If there are any weather related delays or school cancellations, we will reschedule for Friday, March 31st at the same time. If you are unable to make that appointment, please contact one of the numbers above.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at Registration and Screening.

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