Teachers in Cars Getting Whoopie Pies with Special Guest Ruth Thompson - https://youtu.be/NHvIlYx2diw
The Early Childhood Education Working Group will be meeting on Wednesday, February 6, at the school. You can find more info about this group and its work here: https://www.stgeorgemsu.org/committees-and-working-groups
The January St. George MSU School Board meeting has been rescheduled to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 1/29. The Finance Committee will meet the same day at 5:45 p.m. Both meetings will take place in the Art Room at the school.
Around 9 a.m., the school was evacuated due to a strange smell near the main office. The St. George Fire Department responded quickly and identified the issue as a fluorescent light ballast that was overheating. The problem was addressed and students returned to school.
Kristin O'Neal, St. George School Band Teacher, shares information about the Carolyn Kanicki Music Fund that helps ensure that ALL students have the chance to learn a musical instrument while at St. George School. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1mp4_VkCKgx3xvcEx8zTW6Tl6VifO3DDH
St. George School has been chosen as the Maine Environmental Education Association School of the Year! More info can be found at https://www.facebook.com/stgeorgemsu. Go Dragons!
Check out the minutes from the Monday, January 7, High School Transition Working Group meeting. Lots of great discussion about how we can better track, support, and stay connected with our students in grades 9-12. https://www.stgeorgemsu.org/committees-and-working-groups
All after school activities scheduled for this afternoon and evening (Wed, 1/9), including the School Board meeting, are cancelled.
St. George School will dismiss at 1 p.m. today due to snow that is forecast to start later this afternoon and concerns about dropping temperatures and rain that may result in icy road conditions.
Check out the minutes from the December 13 World Language Working Group Meeting. We had a great conversation with Lavinia Rogers, who is a World Language Specialist at the Maine DOE. https://www.stgeorgemsu.org/committees-and-working-groups
Reminder to any middle school students who are interested in Mathcounts. Our first practice is tomorrow, January 2, after school until 3:30. Should be fun!!
Please find the link for the January 2019 Menu. Hard copies will come home after break. Thank you! https://5il.co/60sn
RSU 40 has a 2 hour delay today. The morning bus runs to Medomak Valley High School and Warren Community School will be delayed 2 hours. All other bus runs will be at their regular times and St. George School will start at the regular time (8:00 a.m.).
No Middle School Basketball games today. I will post the make-up date when we confirm it. Enjoy the snow!
St. George School is cancelled today due to snow and road conditions. All high school bus runs are also cancelled.
Due to snow, St. George School will be delayed 2 hours today, Monday, December 17. All high school bus runs will also be delayed 2 hours.
The 11/26/2018 Early Childhood Education Working Group and 12/4/2018 After School Programming Working Group meeting minutes are now available on the school website. https://www.stgeorgemsu.org/committees-and-working-groups
We are looking for a Long Term Sub: Ed Tech III to work with the 4th and 5th grade classes for the remainder of the school year. You can find more info here: http://bit.ly/STG-LongTermSub
Tomorrows Middle Level Basketball game in Wiscasset will begin at 3:15pm. The boys will be playing first. The game will be played at Wiscasset Elementary School at 83 Federal Street.
The School Board will meet on Wednesday, December 12 at 3:30 p.m. You can find the agenda here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1zEOCOblXsq6WelWx-dO0H8wH7Z4AIdDG
Members of the 8th grade class reflect on their experience at Camp Kieve's Leadership School in the latest issue of the St. George Dragon. http://stgeorgedragon.com/eighth-graders-reflect-on-their-recent-experience-at-camp-kieve/
Check out this important note about the school Facebook page, website, and snow day phone calls. https://5il.co/5sjx
Congratulations 4th graders for finishing your stop motion films in STEAM class! It takes a lot of work to create a 10 second film! Here is a link to view all 12 creations. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0BamZgqO0unuADevIU3VeHSvYdt7PF2E
The Lincoln Academy bus run will be delayed by 10-15 minutes this morning. We apologize for the inconvenience.
St. George School will be delayed 2 hours today. All high school bus runs will occur at their regularly scheduled times. We have two bus drivers who are out this morning because of previously scheduled appointments and illness.
There will be a Community Meeting tomorrow, November 29, 2018, at 1:00 PM at the St. George School in the Gym. Everyone is invited to celebrate with us. See the calendar for all upcoming events: http://www.stgeorgemsu.org/o/st-george/events
Check out this article about St. George School alumni John Curtin and Lauren Miller who are now college student-athletes playing basketball at the next level. Go Dragons! https://knox.villagesoup.com/p/windjammer-trio-curtin-peabody-miller-shoot-into-college-ranks/1790061
All high school bus runs are also cancelled.
St. George School will be closed today, Tuesday, November 20, due to inclement weather. Most of the snow is predicted to fall during the school day making road conditions potentially difficult during regular afternoon runs or if we did an early release around noon.
I wanted to take a moment, share a quick update, and say thank you for being part of our school-community. You can find the update and thank you letter here: https://5il.co/5nx0
All after-school activities, including the Middle Level Dance, are cancelled for today, Friday, November 16.
St. George School will be closed today, Friday, November 16, due to inclement weather. All high school bus runs are also cancelled. RSU 13, RSU 40, and Five Town CSD are cancelled today as well.
Congratulations to 8th grade student Adrien Williams who was named the 2018 Wicked Good Vintage Racing Association's Driver of the Year. Check out an article on Adrien here: https://knox.villagesoup.com/p/fast-track-to-success-young-racer-williams-takes-on-family-hobby/1779943
We added a page to the school website to make it easier to find meeting minutes from our working groups and committees. We are still working to get all of the links live, but we are on our way. You can check it out here: https://www.stgeorgemsu.org/committees-and-working-groups
Click on this link for the November 7 newsletter. Be sure to sign up there for electronic delivery of the weekly school newsletter to your email: http://bit.ly/STG-Newsletter
Jaime MacCaffray's 4th grade class began their LEAPS of IMAGINATION adventure today at Jackson Memorial Library. Check out the LEAPS blog here: https://wp.me/p4qCWW-3UA
Here's a link to November's Menu, http://5il.co/5h42, and a reminder that you can find Food Service related info under Menu > St. George MSU > Food Service or Menu > Dining or Menu > Documents > Food Service.
The Library-Media Working Group met last week to discuss how to develop a strong library-media program as well as the school's partnership with Jackson Memorial Library. Meeting minutes can be found here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=16sX2iEXDs5C6beQHtjDtAK-ehMZ3B_Dx
The REAL Oct. 31 school newsletter link: https://us11.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=5bc54f7adf5c267fb388163c7&id=90bf3697b1
The Family Handbook for 2018-2019 is now online. Check it out here (http://5il.co/5f55) or under Menu > Students > Family Handbook 2018-2019
St. George School alumni, like Katlyn Rich, are doing great things with their education and careers for kids and community. Congratulations Katlyn! https://www.penbaypilot.com/article/trekkers-expands-staff-two-americorps-program-assistants/109556
There will be a Community Meeting this Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 9:00 AM in the St. George School in the Gym. Everyone is invited to celebrate with us. See the calendar for all upcoming events: http://www.stgeorgemsu.org/o/st-george/events
Teachers in Cars Getting Whoopie Pies - Episode 1 Ashby Bartke: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hxzi_Q5ubm0
Applications for the Portland Press Herald Toy Fund are now available (http://5il.co/5a72) and need to be completed by November 2, 2018.
On Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. we will hold our 3rd annual 8th Grade and High School Pot Luck Dinner at St. George School. All 8th-12th grade St. George students and families are invited to reconnect, share insights about the HS Choice process and HS experience, and eat!
The High School Transition Working Group met Monday, 10/1 and talked about our current HS enrollment, the 8th grade HS Choice Program, and supporting and staying connected with our HS students. More info here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=135pLIBRrOJp7gys84nBHq4gXg3y66Kl7
The After School Programming Working Group met on Thursday, 9/20 and had a great discussion about developing after-school programs for St. George students. You can find the minutes from the meeting here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1oN-DGGbYxQGgrejJLYX-cFnwsbGISMym
There has been a change in the menu for lunch this coming Thursday and Friday. As always, the most up to date information can be found on our website at https://www.stgeorgemsu.org/dining.
Parker Hilchey and Drew Minery, St. George students attending CHRHS, helped Camden Hills place 3rd in the Class A high school golf state championship on Saturday! Read more here: https://knox.villagesoup.com/p/camden-hills-third-in-class-a-medomak-valley-ninth-in-b/1783338
Check out this post from the U.S. Department of Education about their visit to St. George School. https://sites.ed.gov/osers/2018/09/time-to-head-back-to-school-and-to-rethink-education/
Upcoming school-community working group meetings. All groups meet in the art room. -High School Transition Group: Mon, 10/1 at 6 p.m. -Facilities and Programming Group: Tues, 10/16 at 4 p.m. -Library-Media Group: Mon, 10/22 at 4 p.m. -World Language Group: Tues, 10/30 at 4p.m.
There will be a Special School Board meeting on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. to decide on a proposal to repair or replace the school boiler system. The meeting will take place at the school. http://5il.co/4xae
All afternoon buses will be delayed by about 10-15 minutes. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The GROW after-school program is looking for a Site Director and Program Assistant, employed by Fair Haven Camps, to run their programs at the St. George School. For more info see https://www.stgeorgemsu.org/o/st-george/browse/36780
There will be a Community Meeting this Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 1:30 PM in the St. George School in the Gym. Everyone is invited to celebrate the start of another school year. See the calendar for all upcoming events: http://www.stgeorgemsu.org/o/st-george/events
Check out the newest St. George School Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/5c313d2ef14d/vflmmcxep9-1880817
The St. George MSU is now accepting RFPs for repair or replacement of the St. George School boiler system. See details at this link: http://5il.co/4mmu
On Monday, August 20, 2018, the St. George School building will be closed all day. CMP is installing the new generator and replacing the transformer that feeds the school and will have to cut the power to the building for the entire day.
The St. George School Summer Math Camp is seeking 5 responsible, energetic, and math-minded high school students to help teachers deliver instruction across several grade and achievement levels.