A Great School Year - All Things Considered! Thanks to everyone who worked hard this year to ensure our students were as successful as possible. It has been challenging, nonetheless, we have all learned important lessons that we will take with us when we confront the next challenge. Enjoy summer in Maine - doesn't get much better.
Thank you to generous donations to Boothbay Region Education Foundation, our awesome food service and transportation staff are making and delivering lunches this week. Enjoy lunch and school vacation week! https://sites.google.com/aos98schools.org/aos98wellnessresources/home
We have superb resources available for how to improve the efficacy of remote learning and also information on help available to you during the COVID 19 pandemic. Please check the AOS 98 website for more information.
Here is an excellent article from the Maine Department of Education Commissioner on school's education initiatives during the COVID 19 pandemic. https://www.pressherald.com/2020/04/14/maine-education-chief-teaching-your-kids-at-home-is-difficult-dont-expect-perfection/#
Food Service Donation Update - To date we have received over $25,000 in financial donations to support our efforts to feed students during the COVID 19 crisis. Thank you to all those who have so generously donated. We could use more donations to offset our expenses.
Gifted and Talented Program Spotlighted. https://www.boothbayregister.com/article/gifted-and-talented-program-brings-rigor-creativity-classrooms/130712
Please read this message from the Maine, Department of Education, for information in regards to the Corona Virus. https://mailchi.mp/maine/cu5lemq6y0-1320733?e=e6208bbf9e
AOS 98 Receives Maine Department of Education Approval to Offer Services as an Education Service Center. See the DOE website for more information: https://www.maine.gov/doe/schools/embrace/regional-service-center
We Are Growing Kelp! Students in Georgetown, Southport, Edgecomb and Boothbay Harbor, are growing kelp in their classrooms. The kelp will be transferred to the ocean in the spring. Exciting learning ideally suited to our ocean community schools!
Ensure you know the procedures the individual schools follow on bad weather days. If you suspect school might have a delayed or closed for the day, check the school website if you have Internet access. Or use Instant Alert. The information is available in your school office.
Boothbay Region Student Aid Fund (BRSAF) - Our students are very fortunate to have BRSAF, that for 50 years has been assisting BRHS graduates with money for their college education. If you would like to learn more or how you can donate online, check out www.brsaf.org.
Healthy Lincoln County is conducting a parent survey. Fill it out and win a chance to win a cash prize. https://www.facebook.com/HealthyLincolnCounty/photos/a.190467787824963/1034715073400226/?type=3&theater