Dear RSU 1 Families, Please follow the link below to read an important update about the plans to continue the PK-5 hybrid learning model in our schools. https://5il.co/l9wx
There is a special Board Meeting today to review the MPA Return to Fall Competition for Competitive Athletics & Activities. View the agenda: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IJ2Qdt6yEFgQR8qIDdnu_RKI6aU5iHyx/view?usp=sharing The meeting will be live streamed, and a recording made available. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBkULKxXbcY&feature=youtu.be
RSU1 is ready to launch parent access to the Brightspace Learning Environment (BLE) tonight! Click to learn more: https://www.rsu1.org/article/305012?org=rsu1t
Friendly reminder - our most recent COVID-19 informational documents are available at the links below. - RSU1 COVID-19 Return to School Guidelines: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1txgyca4lkBpjyfN8RvkgcJt1AzG7Ak0Aac13aDbLpgU/edit - RSU1 COVID-19 Family FAQ: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1USXdWq6DqkFNN9lbtICz-t7jUoLV86aFOAadIxdEg5M/edit If you have COVID-19 related questions about our return to school, please contact Annmarie Harkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be a remotely held special meeting of the Board of Education to discuss and act on the phased start to the school year for grades PreK-5 on Tuesday, August 18th at 6:00PM. Public comments can be emailed to email@example.com and must be received by 12:00 noon Tuesday. The link for live streaming is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuvmJWlyH18&feature=youtu.be
Join us for a Virtual Presentation on Safety Tips for Parents as Kids Return to School moderated by Dr. Hagler of Midcoast Hospital and with guest speakers from Midcoast Pediatrics. The presentation will be August 26th at 5:30pm. Registration is required/ Register at: www.midcoasthealth.com/wellness/classes
The recording of the special meeting of the Board of Education to discuss the Fall School Reopening Plan Proposal is available to view on Youtube: https://youtu.be/7O7T97HD3xs
The Board of Education will be holding a special meeting Monday, August 3rd, at 6:00PM to discuss the fall reopening plan for the 2020-21 school year. Due to restrictions on crowd sizes for events, this meeting will be a hybrid session, with members of the board meeting in person at Bath Middle School, other participants joining remotely, and a live stream for the public. Please submit any comments and questions about reopening to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00PM on August 3rd. The public can also submit comments or questions to email@example.com during a ten-minute break following the reopening presentation to the board Monday night. The meeting will be available as a YouTube live stream at: https://youtu.be/7O7T97HD3xs
Please read this letter from Superintendent Patrick Manuel and Assistant Superintendent Katie Joseph regarding the reopening of school by clicking the link below. https://5il.co/im2m
The RSU1 2020-2021 Budget was approved July 14th, 2020 by the voters of the four RSU1 municipalities. Thank you for your support!
RSU1 Fall Reopening Health and Safety Survey for RSU1 Families: As the community-based RSU 1 Fall Planning Committee works throughout the summer to plan for September, we are looking for feedback from you. Thank you for filling out these quick health and safety questions so we can best respond to all concerns. Please complete this survey by the end of the day on Monday, July 6th. Thank you, The RSU 1 Fall Reopening Committee https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YJQNHHR
The Follow Up Analysis of the RSU1 Distance Learning Survey for Students Staff and Parents is now available for viewing. Thank you for participating! https://sites.google.com/rsu1.org/publicdistributionrsu1remotele/follow-up-analysis-all-groups
Live Stream the June 22nd Board Meeting & Public Hearing starting at 6:00PM using this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAPwyWI3c38&feature=youtu.be Documents for this hearing can be found here: https://www.rsu1.org/o/rsu-1/browse/140121 Public Comments concerning the budget should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00 Noon on Monday June 22nd. Include “Public Comment” as the subject. As many budget related comments as possible will be read at the meeting and all comments will be included in the meeting record.
Board Meeting and Second Reading of the RSU1 Budget June 8th – Please direct Public Comments concerning the budget to email@example.com by 12:00 Noon on Monday June 8th. Include “Public Comment” as the subject. As many budget related comments as possible will be read at the meeting and all comments will be included in the meeting record.
Live stream the June 8th Board of Education Meeting and Second Reading of the budget starting at 6:00PM: https://youtu.be/nfXK4cyw6_I The Proposed Budget can be viewed here: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/707703/20-21_RSU_1_Budget_-_Proposed__June_8__2020.pdf
May 18th Board Meeting - Please direct Public Comments to firstname.lastname@example.org, by 12:00 noon Monday, 18th. Include, “Public Comment,” in the subject line. As many comments as possible will be read at the meeting and all comments will be included in the meeting record.
Parents and Guardians - this survey was created by the RSU 1 School Board’s Distance Learning Committee in an effort to get feedback on distance learning. Results will be shared with the community. Thank you for sharing your feedback! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/673QQFR
Please direct Public Comments to email@example.com, by 12:00 noon on Monday, April 27th. Include, “Public Comment,” in the subject line. As many comments as possible will be read at the meeting. All comments will be read by board members and included in the meeting records.
Please join us remotely for the RSU1 Board Meeting and Public Budget Forum Monday, April 27th, at 6:00PM. This can be livestreamed at https://youtu.be/hHkGa0EsJVE
Please read Superintendent Patrick Manuel's April 9th Update Letter to families and community concerning the rest of the school year. https://5il.co/ewja
CHOICES OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED | The CHOICES Pre-K Open House scheduled for May 7th has been cancelled. Once procedures are confirmed we will post on the RSU1 CHOICES website on how to proceed with the lottery process. Your patience is appreciated.
Follow the link below to learn more about the school closure extension to May 1st, and about security improvements to Zoom video conferences in RSU1: https://5il.co/etwd
Reminder: RSU1 sites & bus runs will not be serving meals over April Vacation (Monday, April 20th - Friday, April 24th)
The RSU1 Board of Education welcomes the public to a remote meeting for the first reading of the FY21 budget Monday, April 6th at 6:00PM. Details about the meeting, including tips and protocols are available here: https://5il.co/eksu
You can view the RSU1 FY21 proposed budget here: https://5il.co/eh5k . The first reading of the budget will be held remotely on Monday evening, April 6th. Meeting details coming soon.
If you would like to submit a question or comment under public comment for the remote board meeting on April 6th, please email Veda Ferris (firstname.lastname@example.org) by noon on April 6th. Your questions/comments will be shared by the board chair.
Most school and district events are suspended through April 26th. However, the Meal Closure Plan is still in effect, and there will be board and budget meetings. Stay tuned for details, and thank you for your patience as we work through this time!
The RSU Tech Dept has created this site to help families and staff with technology resources and questions. https://bit.ly/2UocDak
Please read the Closure Meal Resources for updated information about meal options for students. https://5il.co/dzm2
In an effort to mitigate and slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep our students, staff, and families safe, RSU 1 will be closed through April 26th. Please read this update from Superintendent Patrick Manuel for details. https://5il.co/dzm3
The RSU 1 Board meeting scheduled for Monday, March 23rd has been cancelled.
Student meals available at RSU1 schools and the community - read more here: https://www.pressherald.com/2020/03/18/bath-area-schools-nonprofit-provide-food-for-students-during-coronavirus-closures/
RSU1 and Bath Bus Service are delivering in some areas. You can find the RSU1 Bus Run Meals Plan here https://5il.co/dv2n
Please be advised that Parent Teacher Conferences scheduled for March have been canceled.
Read the RSU1 COVID-19 Response Q&A document here: http://bit.ly/2INPtVp Thank you for your questions and other contributions!
Submit your questions about the RSU1 COVID-19 response plan to our Community Q&A form. Many people have the same questions. Please do not share personal student info/questions, but direct those to teachers and school administrators. Thank you for helping! http://bit.ly/2IONUXy
All RSU1 schools will be closed March 16th-27th out of an abundance of caution. Staff will report to work on Monday, March 16th, to develop distance learning experiences for students. Superintendent Manuel explains the closing more fully in this letter. https://5il.co/dq8i
Please note that RSU1 will be canceling school for students on Monday, March 16th. Staff should plan to attend for planning and professional development in preparation for a possible long term closure. Please read this letter for more information. https://5il.co/dpnl
Please read this important update from Superintendent Patrick Manuel about additional steps RSU1 is taking to help address COVID-19. https://5il.co/do9y
CANCELLED: The SAT taking place tomorrow (3/14/20) at Morse High School has been cancelled.
Please read this letter to parents and guardians from Superintendent Manuel about the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and RSU1. https://5il.co/dfv8
The Screenagers team has released a new article, "TikTok and The High of an Audience," which provides two perspectives from teens about confidence, identity and social media, and questions to consider. Check it out. http://gg.gg/gposr
There will be no school in RSU1 today, Thursday, February 13th, due to the weather. Thank you.
There will be a two hour delay in RSU1 this morning, February 10th, due to the travel conditions. There will be no Pre-K this morning.
No School today (Friday, Feb. 7th) due to weather.
There will be no school in RSU1 today, Thursday, January 16th, due to the storm.
RESCHEDULED: The Mental Health Workshop planned for the December 16th Board of Directors meeting has been rescheduled for the January 27th meeting.
There will be a two hour delay for all RSU1 schools today, Tuesday, November 12th, due to the weather. There will be no morning Pre-K.
DATE CHANGE: Please note that the FREE Family Tennis Extravaganza at Maine Pines will be held SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20th from 11:30am-1:00pm. NOT Saturday as previously advertised.
There will be no school in RSU1 today, Friday, October 18th, due to continued power outages at many of our school locations.
There will be no school today, Thursday, October 17th, in RSU1 due to power outages caused by the storm.
Reminder: There is no school in RSU1 tomorrow, Friday, October 11th, or Monday, October 14th.
Reminder: There is no school Friday, October 11th & Monday, October 14th. Have a great long weekend!
At Woolwich Central School over 40 pounds of sweet potatoes were converted into sweet potato fries to go with their Turkey & Cheese Hoagies! Coated with a little brown sugar and cayenne pepper, these fries had just the right amount of sweet heat. A lot of labor went into cutting up these healthy tubers, but the positive response was worth it. Enjoy!
The RSU1 bus schedule for 2019-20 has been updated. You can view it here: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/448407/Bus_Schedule__FY20.pdf
RSU1 will be offering a FREE Summer Breakfast Program for all students in our community, ages 2-18. Breakfast will be served at Fisher-Mitchell School (597 High Street in Bath) Monday - Thursday, July 8th - August 1st, from 8:00am to 8:45 am.
RSU 1 Board meeting tonight, June 17, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Bath Middle School, 6 Old Brunswick Rd, Bath, ME 04530, USA
The Regional School Unit 1 Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 was approved Tuesday, June 11th by voters in our 4 municipalities. Question 1: 230 Affirmative, 51 Negative Question 2: 183 Affirmative, 95 Negative Thank you for your participation in this important process!
The RSU1 Board of Education meets this evening at Bath Middle School starting at 6:00PM. View the Agenda and Board Packet here: https://www.rsu1.org/o/rsu-1/browse/57693
At a loss about screen time and younger teens? Check out the latest Tech Talk Tuesday from Screenagers for ideas that may help. https://bit.ly/2J6i8qR
Reminder that there will be a special meeting of the RSU1 Board of Education this evening, Monday, May 6th, at which there will be a second reading of the proposed budget for 2019-20. The meeting will be held at Bath Middle School cafeteria starting at 6:00PM.
Screen Free week begins Monday, April 29th! Looking for ideas? The Bath PTA has compiled this list of activities and events for families in the area. https://bit.ly/2vlQ2iG
The Times Record has an article about STEM night, too. Check it out at https://www.timesrecord.com/articles/front-page/bath-middle-school-hosts-stem-night-to-drive-students-to-sciences-tech/
There is a school board meeting and public budget forum tomorrow evening (Monday, April 22nd) at 6:00PM, Bath Middle School cafeteria.