Regional School Unit 24


Upcoming Events

RSU 24 Board of Directors Meeting
Date: 8/5/2014, 6:30 PM 8 PM
Location: To be held in the Cafeteria of Sumner Memorial HIgh School
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News and Announcements

RSU 24 Budget Passes with Strong Community Support!
Thank you to everyone who supported our schools through attending our district budget meeting and voting at Tuesday's referendum. Your support is appreciated and will allow us to provide quality education to students across our nine communities.

Suzanne B Lukas
Superintendent
Vote on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - Budget Validation Referendum
This vote is to validate the RSU 24 School Budget as approved at the District Budget Meeting held on May 28, 2014. Voting will take place in each of the RSU 24 communities.
FY 2015 Budget Development Information
Draft budget documents are posted on this website. Click the file above for more information.
Strategic Planning Forums
The Strategic Planning Committee has published a report on information gathered at the public forums held in January of 2014. The Report can be accessed by clicking on the title above and opening the attached document.
Student Speaker presents a Persuasive Essay to the Board
Georgianna Newenham, a 5th grade student in Elizabeth Barto’s classroom at Ella Lewis School, impressed the Board of Directors with a persuasive essay she had written with the topic of Starting School Later in the Morning. Georgianna did a wonderful job presenting her persuasive speech to the Board. Her speech was evidence of the newly implemented curriculum, Lucy Calkins Unit of Study on Persuasive Essays.
What a wonderful opportunity for Georgianna to apply her learning to a real life situation! The Board appreciated her effort and hard work and enjoyed seeing evidence of the curriculum used in RSU 24.
The Superintendent and the Board would like to thank Georgianna for her presentation and wish her luck with future essay writing.
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Mission Statement

The mission of RSU 24 is educating students to be engaged, competent, life-long learners by ensuring opportunities to attain excellence.

Our Vision

Our School Climate and Culture includes
  • An environment that supports the physical and emotional health of all students and staff.
  • State-of-the-art facilities that are inviting and conducive to learning.
  • Support for students to meet academic and behavioral expectations that are clearly communicated and consistently enforced.
  • Caring and trusting relationships where differences are respected.
  • Visible recognition and celebration of success.

Our High Expectations of Teaching and Learning are demonstrated by
  • Common, rigorous and viable curriculum that meets the need of all students.
  • High quality teachers who inspire students, use data to inform instruction and continuously improve their craft.
  • Learning environments that challenge and promote high academic and behavioral standards for all.
  • An accountability system that is data driven and provides evaluative measures of teacher and student performance.
  • Providing multiple pathways to achieve mastery of standards and basic life skills.

Our Collaboration with our Communities is demonstrated through
  • All stakeholders (parents, students, staff, community and board) consistently work together and share resources to attain common goals.
  • Recognition that the RSU includes both the larger community and local schools with individual strengths, all of which benefit from each other.
  • Utilization of community resources RSU-wide including community agencies and students themselves.
  • An awareness that schools need the community as much as the community needs the schools.
  • Frequent, open, sustained communication with all stakeholders of the RSU.


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