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Early Dismissal Wednesday, February 7

Due to anticipated inclement weather for Wednesday, students will be released early.  In addition, the RSU5 Board of Directors meeting has been cancelled.

Pownal Elementary, Durham Community School and Morse Street will all be dismissed at Noon. 
Mast Landing will be dismissed at 12:05pm.  FMS will be dismissed at 10:55am and FHS will be dismissed at 11:05am.

Informational Meetings with the Superintendent

You are invited to an informal Q & A with RSU5 Superintendent Becky Foley and Assistant Superintendent Cynthia Alexander. There will be three meetings this year and our hope is that you will be able to attend at least one. These are the scheduled times:

Mug & Muffins with the Superintendent
Wednesday, January 31st at Durham Community School from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Tea with the Superintendent
Tuesday, February 27th at Freeport High School Library from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Dessert with the Superintendent
Thursday, March 22nd at Pownal Elementary School Library from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

School Closure
Early Release - December 22, 2017

On Friday December 22, 2017, all RSU5 Schools will release students early due to inclement weather. Please check with your child's school for additional information.

Superintendent's Community Newsletter

Click HERE to read the December 5, 2017 edition of the Superintendent's Community Newsletter.

No School - October 31, 2017
Regional Substitute Job Fair
Committee Members Needed - RSU5 Strategic Planning Advisory Committee

Dear Staff, Parents, Students and Community Members:

At their meeting on September 27, 2017, the RSU5 Board of Directors approved establishing a Strategic Planning Advisory Committee (SPAC) to oversee a process to create an updated RSU5 Strategic Plan.  Click HERE to read the full description of the Strategic Planning Advisory Committee.

The SPAC will be comprised of stakeholders representing staff, students and the community.  The committee will be comprised of representatives from the three towns and the following stakeholder groups. 

Watch the RSU5 School Board of Directors Meeting Live and Online
Tours of Freeport High School Renovations Front

Freeport High School Renovation Completed!

Freeport High School students will be coming back to school and learning in a newly renovated high school. The renovations include state-of-the-art STEM classrooms, a new cafeteria, weight room, art rooms, and many remodeled classrooms. For anyone wanting to see the renovations, we invite you to take a tour on September 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Guided tours and refreshments will be provided. Hope to see you then!

 

2017/18 Bus Routes
RSU5 Surplus Items Public Sale

RSU5 SURPLUS ITEMS PUBLIC SALE

Thursday, August 17, 2017
8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Miscellaneous furniture items including but not limited to desks, chairs, shelving, tables, filing cabinets, as well as various other educational items.

CASH AND CARRY ONLY ~ ALL ITEMS SOLD AS IS

Location:  Freeport High School Cafeteria

30 Holbrook Street, Freeport

***Budget Validation Referendum - June 13th***

Voters from Durham, Freeport and Pownal

Please Vote!!! June 13th

RSU5 Budget Validation Referendum

In each town
Durham Community School
Freeport High School
Pownal Mallet Hall

For more information visit

www.RSU5.org/budget1718

Absentee Ballots are Available in each Town Hall until June 8th

Annual Budget Meeting - May 24, 2017

 ********Annual Budget Meeting ********

The next step in the budget process is the Annual Budget Meeting. The meeting is scheduled for May 24th at Freeport High School at 6:30 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to prepare a citizen-supported school budget to send to a referendum vote on June 13th.  Budget documents can be found on the RSU website www.rsu5.org/budget1718.  The School Board encourages our citizens’ involvement in this process.

RSU5 Unity and Pride Survey - Summary and Results
FY18 Board of Directors' Adopted Budget Q&A Sessions

You’re Invited!
Q&A with Board Members on FY18 Budget


Members of the RSU5 Board of Directors will be available prior to their Regular Agenda from 6:00-6:30pm on April 12th at Pownal Elementary School, April 26th at Durham Community School and May 10th at Freeport High School, to meet informally with members of the public regarding the proposed 2017-2018 RSU budget.  Board members are eager to hear from citizens and look forward to your participation.

April 12, 2017 - Pownal Elementary School
April 26, 2017 - Durham Community School
May 10, 2017 - Freeport High School

 

Job Fair!

Regional Substitue Job Fair!

Saturday, March 11th from 9am to 11 am at Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School, 44 McKeen St. Brunswick, Maine.

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