Regional School Unit 24

Peninsula - Summer 2016

Peninsula - Summer 2016

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 Cadillac Mountain at Sunrise - April 2016

Upcoming Events

Personnel Committee Meeting
Date: 12/6/2016, 6 PM
Location: To be held at the District Services Facility, 2165 US Highway 1 in Sullivan
RSU 24 Board of Directors Meeting
Date: 12/6/2016, 6:30 PM
Location: To be held at the District Services Facility, 2165 US Highway 1 in Sullivan
Finance & Budget Committee Meeting
Date: 12/13/2016, 5:30 PM
Location: To be held at the District Services Facility, 2165 US Highway 1 in Sullivan
Educational Programming Committee Meeting
Date: 12/13/2016, 6:30 PM
Location: To be held at the District Services Facility, 2165 US Highway 1 in Sullivan
Facilities & Transportation Committee Meeting
Date: 12/20/2016, 5:30 PM
Location: To be held at the District Services Facility, 2165 US Highway 1 in Sullivan
Personnel Committee Meeting
Date: 1/3/2017, 5:30 PM
Location: To be held at the District Services Facility, 2165 US Highway 1 in Sullivan
RSU 24 Board of Directors Meeting
Date: 1/3/2017, 6:30 PM
Location: To be held at the District Services Facility, 2165 US Highway 1 in Sullivan
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News and Announcements

Adult Education Medical Assistant Program Featured in Local Newspaper

Click here to read the recent Ellsworth American article on the successes of the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant Program offered by RSU 24's Adult Education. Congratulations to Ander Thebaud, all her staff and students for making a difference in our community. We are proud of your dedication and hard work!

(Article used with permission)

PUBLIC HEARING - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016

The Regional School Unit 24 Board of Directors will conduct a Public Hearing on the following Question which will be the subject of a referendum vote on November 8, 2016:

Question 1: Do you favor authorizing the Board of Directors of Regional School Unit No. 24 ("RSU 24") to issue bonds or notes in the name of RSU 24 in an amount not to exceed $1,265,000 to finance costs to purchase the RSU District Services Facility located on approximately 1.9 acres of land on the westerly side of Route 1 in the Town of Sullivan, by exercising a purchase option under RSU 24's current lease of that property?

The Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the RSU 24 District Services Facility, 2165 US Highway 1 in Sullivan.

Certification Orientation Meeting for all New Teachers in RSU24

There will be a Certification Orientation meeting for all new teachers in RSU24. At this meeting you will receive a certification handbook and information about your certification responsibilities. This is a "can't miss" meeting that is required by law.

Location: Sumner Memorial HIgh School Library
Date: September 19, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.
Estimated to be about an hour meeting.

Please bring a copy of your current certificate, or any correspondence you have received from the Maine Department of Education in Augusta. Also bring the new teacher notebook that you received from Janet Jordan.

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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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Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning Documents are attached here.  The Strategic Plan was officially approved by the School Board on December 16, 2014.  An update to the Strategic Plan was approved by the School Board on May 3, 2016 and is included in the attached documents.
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