Regional School Unit 24

Upcoming Events

Date: 4/20/2014
Holiday - Easter Monday
Date: 4/21/2014
Spring Break begins for RSU24 students. Back to school on April 28, 2014.
Date: 4/21/2014
Strategic Planning Committee Meeting
Date: 4/29/2014, 5:30 PM 7 PM
Location: To be held at the District Conference Room
Personnel Committee Meeting
Date: 5/6/2014, 5:30 PM 6:30 PM
Location: To be held at Ellsworth High School
RSU 24 Board of Directors Meeting
Date: 5/6/2014, 6:30 PM 8:30 PM
Location: To be held in the Cafeteria of Ellsworth High School
Policy Committee Meeting
Date: 5/13/2014, 5:30 PM 7 PM
Location: To be held in the Central Office Conference Room
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News and Announcements

FY 2015 Budget Development Information
Draft budget documents presented to the RSU 24 Board of Directors at it's April 15 Workshop Meeting are posted on this website. Click the file above for more information.
Jane Snider recognized as the 2014 Maine Art Education Association - Middle Level Art Educator of the Year
Congratulations to Jane Snider! The Maine Art Education Association Recognitions Committee has announced that Jane Snider has been recognized as the 2014 Maine Art Education Association - Middle Level Art Educator of the Year.
Congratulations to HCTC's SkillsUSA Medalists!
Bronze Medalists:
Desirae Peddle, BHS; Emma Sweeney,EHS; Katie Ladd, BHS; and Megan Hunt, EHS: Health Knowledge Bowl

Ashley Lancaster, BHS: Health Occ Professional Portfolio

Aaron Malone, EHS: Job Skill Demo A

Silver Medalists:
Karrie Robidoux, BHS: Basic Health Care

Gary Harper, EHS; Todd Daley, MDIHS; and Tyler Eaton, DISH: Career Pathways (Transportation Distribution)

Ashley Bamford, EHS: Commercial Baking

Dylan Paul, EHS: Courtesy Corps

Sarah Hillock, SMHS: Restaurant Service

Kennady Eaton, DISH: Welding Technology

Gold Medalists:
Molly Carroll, MDIHS: Action Skills

Mitchell Roi, BHS: Automotive Service Technology

Matthew Welsh, NHS: Diesel Technology

Jenna Bell, EHS: Employment Application Process

Simon French and Ben Morris, both EHS: Television (Video) Production
District VI Jazz Vocal and Show Choir Festival at Sumner Memorial HIgh School
Friday, February 28th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Click here for details
RSU#24 Small Schools' Basketball Championship (change of starting time)
With the impending inclement weather forecasted for tomorrow afternoon, the starting time for the RSU#24 Small Schools' Basketball Championship has been changed. The girls game will now start at 4:00 p.m. and the boys game will follow. If the game does need to be cancelled, the decision will be made by 2:00 p.m. Best of luck to those teams participating.
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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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