Back to school in the makerspace after April vacation and these 8th grade LEGO engineers are working hard to solve technical problems. They'll be competing at the Robot Track Meet on May 14. You can support students engaging in challenging work like this and help build economic resilience in St. George with a donation towards our CTE/Makerspace Building Project. #buyabrickbuildamakerspace and literally put your name on the building. https://www.stgeorgemsu.org/page/buy-a-brick
Check out the beginning of our 8th grade students' ambitious art and service project documenting the history of our once abundant local alewives; their community connections and their conservation challenges. https://alewives.edublogs.org/
Oh, what do you do When you go and break your shoe? Can you fix it, too? Don't throw away your broken Croc, 3D print a replacement part and fix it yourself! And take that money you saved and #buyabrickbuildamakerspace https://www.stgeorgemsu.org/page/buy-a-brick
http://bit.ly/STG-Newsletter "Buy a brick" & Bench Report from Friday Night--- Much more inside!
A huge congratulations goes out to Miles Bartke for not only qualifying for the State Mathcounts Meet, but making it to 11th place (in the whole state!) Go Miles! We are so proud of you!
St. George Municipal School Unit is partnering with the Mid-Coast School of Technology to construct a K-8 Career Technical Education/ Makerspace Building behind the St. George School. Help us bring trades, technology, and innovation back to the heart of public education and provide all students, grades K-8, with access to hands-on/ minds-on projects. Through the "Buy-a-Brick" fundraiser, you can become a part of this project and show your commitment to the future of public education in our community. https://www.stgeorgemsu.org/page/buy-a-brick
http://bit.ly/STG-Newsletter April Foolishness on Friday evening & more inside!
The Maine Broadband Coalition is running a speed testing competition among middle schools and high schools across the state. Want to help our school win money? Go to https://mbcschooltest.com/StGeorgeSchool and check the speed of your home internet? Even if you don't have internet at home, you can help with sharing that information.
Our K-8 St. George Dragons made these amazingly sweet cards for our Community Elders. These will be given out through local programs ☺️ Happy Spring to you All🌷🌹🌼🌻🌸🌺 St. George School Crew Council ❤️
There are free at-home tests (five per household) available for Maine residents through the successful Project Access COVID-19 Tests (ACT) pilot at www.accessCOVIDTests.org. As of March 15, Maine households have ordered 229,845 tests through Project ACT. With the new contract, a total of 425,000 tests will be available. Maine people in need of home tests may also order them through the federal program. The White House recently announced that U.S. residents can order two sets of four free at-home tests through www.COVIDtests.gov. Residents can also call 1-800-232-0233 for help placing the order.
The 6th graders have been learning about topographic maps and contour lines in STEAM classes, so we decided to make use of our skills and go on a hike. Half chose to go to Bald Rock and the other half hiked over Megunticook to the Camden Hills State Park entrance. We had a great adventure!
Student Led Conference scheduling for 3/17 & 3/18 is now open! Use the link below or call the office at 372-6312. https://ptcfast.com/schools/St_George_MSU
Kindergarten Registration is open for the 2022-2023 school year! If your child is a St. George resident and turns five before October 15th, please sign up at this link to start the registration process. We encourage registration as soon as possible in order to start planning for the next school year. https://bit.ly/STG-PreKandKinderRegistration2022
Congratulations to our fantastic STEAM teacher Amy Palmer for being one of just 95 teachers in the US awarded with this year's STEM Research Grant. A program of the Society for Science, the STEM Research Grant supports teachers by helping them bring STEM-related equipment such as PocketLab Voyagers, Trail Cameras, Arduino Starter Kits, and Water Monitoring Kits into the classroom. https://bit.ly/3IuCDbK
Congratulations to the Math Team! Before break, Miles, Zoe, and Lars participated in the Alpha Chapter Competition and came in 2nd, 11th, and 18th places respectively—the best finish yet! Wish Miles luck in the State Competition later this month!
Congratulations to these two St. George alum for winning the Class B South Girls Basketball Championship with their Oceanside teammates on Saturday! Ahlivia Morris and Anna Kingsbury spent many hours honing their skills while wearing dragon gear, we are proud of their accomplishments since.
Registration for Pre-K & Kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year will start on Monday 2/28!