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Foundation 51 Spring Grant Application Deadline - March 15th

posted Jan 31, 2019, 9:18 AM by Tammy Tarling   [ updated Jan 31, 2019, 9:21 AM ]

Do you have an idea for a project or program that will enhance your student’s classroom experience? Are you looking for financial support? Foundation 51 accepts applications for grants, during 2 grant cycles-fall and spring, for innovative education-based activities that benefit students in our community.  


Since 1998 we have awarded over $515,000 to support arts, STEM, wellness, and literacy activities for students at all three MSAD51 schools. Grants may be submitted by teachers, administrators, students, or community members. 


Friday, March 15th is the Spring Grant Cycle application deadline. Foundation 51 seeks grant proposals that support any or all of the following:

  • Innovative teaching techniques and methods
  • Programs that support the curriculum, while enriching intellectual growth
  • Pilot programs that explore new and imaginative curricular ideas and teaching methods
  • Projects that explore an interest or passion, that will enhance the student experience and encourage social responsibility
  • Strategic partnerships that support the design and delivery of programs, with other teachers, administrators, community members, local businesses, and additional funding sources
  • Projects that have the potential to be self - sustaining
  • Projects must be intended for use by students in one or all of the schools in MSAD 51

For more information and to access the online grant application, please visit our website: http://www.foundation51.org/grants


Join PTO for a Movie Night

posted Jan 16, 2019, 6:16 AM by Tammy Tarling

Greely PTO invites you to slip into your cozy jammies and join us at our annual Movie Night at Mabel I Wilson school on January 25th, featuring the movie Smallfoot as chosen by students. Free popcorn and water will be provided. Doors open at 6, and the movie starts at 6:30. This is a very popular event, so get there early to pick your patch of floorspace!

Kindergarten Registration

posted Jan 16, 2019, 6:15 AM by Tammy Tarling   [ updated Feb 1, 2019, 10:28 AM by Dawna Green ]

MSAD #51 Kindergarten Registration


Kindergarten registration for Cumberland-North Yarmouth will be held at the Mabel I. Wilson School on February 4th - 8th.  If your child will be five years old on or before October 15, 2019, he/she is eligible to attend kindergarten this fall. Please stop by the office between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday-Friday to register. You will need to bring your child’s original birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency at that time. Please be sure to check our Mabel I. Wilson Kindergarten Registration webpage prior to registration week for forms to complete and for more information. Please call us at 829-4825 with questions.              

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If you have a student currently enrolled in a private school and would like him/her to attend first, second or third grade at the Mabel I. Wilson School, please register your child during this week.  We want to be sure we include them in our placement process for the 2019-2020 school year.

Greely Center for the Arts Grand Opening

posted Jan 10, 2019, 12:40 PM by Tammy Tarling   [ updated Jan 11, 2019, 7:18 AM by Dawna Green ]

The Board of Directors and Administration
of MSAD #51 cordially invite you to
celebrate the official opening:

Greely Center for the Arts
Monday, January 28, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm


Please join us to tour, enjoy sampling of student
talent and celebrate the opening of this exciting
learning facility.

Donate $20 to Celebrate our 20th

posted Dec 20, 2018, 12:44 PM by Tammy Tarling

Dear MSAD 51 Community Members, 

As the year draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on our supportive community and the amazing schools our children attend each day. We are thankful for our neighbors and all the generous acts they perform.

 As board members of Foundation 51, we are also thankful to our generous donors who recognize the importance of funding in-depth, hands-on learning opportunities for students in MSAD 51. For 20 years, Foundation 51 has been directing private charitable resources towards the enrichment of educational opportunities for our children.

 

Over the years, the number of grant applications has steadily increased, and our hope is to fund even more projects. If you have given in the past, or not yet contributed, we hope you might consider supporting Foundation 51’s efforts during our 20 year anniversary. To donate, please click here.

The Foundation 51 Board

 PS - Your donation is tax deductible - and we encourage you to dedicate your corporate match.


Class of 2017: Destruction of Student Records

posted Dec 11, 2018, 8:33 AM by Tammy Tarling

DESTRUCTION OF STUDENT RECORDS

Notice to all persons who attended MSAD #51 Public School in the graduating class of 2017 or to their custodial parents: MSAD #51 shall maintain permanently a record of a student’s name, address, phone number, grades, attendance record, classes attended, grade level completed and year completed on our online data storage site.  Cumberland/North Yarmouth School Department may have the remnants of cumulative files in its possession for students in the graduating class of 2017 and will destroy such records after January 31, 2019. If you would like to have the remnants of your cumulative folder rather than having them destroyed, please contact the Greely High School Guidance office secretary, Anne Cornish at acornish@msad51.org by January 18th, 2019 to make arrangements for obtaining the records.   All remaining cumulative files will be destroyed after January 31, 2019.


Greely High School Boys Lacrosse Christmas Tree Pickup

posted Dec 11, 2018, 6:09 AM by Tammy Tarling   [ updated Dec 11, 2018, 6:21 AM ]


Please visit http://www.greelylacrosse.org to register and show your support for the Greely Lacrosse program.

 

                      Please contact greelylacrosse@gmail.com with any questions.

Foundation 51

posted Dec 6, 2018, 6:45 AM by Tammy Tarling

Dear MSAD 51 Community Members, 

As the year draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on our supportive community and the amazing schools our children attend each day. We are thankful for our neighbors and all the generous acts they perform.

 

As board members of Foundation 51, we are also thankful to our generous donors who recognize the importance of funding in-depth, hands-on learning opportunities for students in MSAD 51. For 20 years, Foundation 51 has been directing private charitable resources towards the enrichment of educational opportunities for our children. 

 

Over the years, the number of grant applications has steadily increased, and our hope is to fund even more projects. Please consider supporting Foundation 51’s efforts during our 20 year anniversary.

 

Sincerely,

The Foundation 51 Board

 

PS - Your donation is tax deductible - and we encourage you to dedicate your corporate match.




Collecting Box Tops

posted Dec 6, 2018, 6:42 AM by Tammy Tarling

Greely PTO thanks you for all the participation for the Family Box Top Challenge last month. We raised over $1300! We are now collecting box tops for the monthly school challenges where the classroom in both MIW and GMS (4/5) collecting the most Box Tops each month will receive small prizes. Just send in your box tops in a baggie or envelope to your child's teacher for collection.

FILL A BUS, FILL A BELLY

posted Nov 28, 2018, 7:42 AM by Tammy Tarling

FILL A BUS, FILL A BELLY           Tuesday December 4 - Saturday December 8!

Greely PTO is excited to hold the 5th Annual FILL A BUS, FILL A BELLY food drive!  The Cumberland Food Pantry is counting on our support to restock the shelves before the winter holidays!

Looking for a way to give back to your community?  Your help is needed with food donations Tuesday December 4 through Friday December 7th.  Donation times will be mornings from 7:30 am - 9 am, Wednesday afternoon 12:15 - 1:45 pm and other afternoons 2:15 - 3:45 pm.  Please consider signing up for a 45-minute volunteer shift here.  Bring your kiddos to help!

Delivery of the donations to the Cumberland Food Pantry will occur Saturday December 8th at 9 am!

The bus will be waiting in the GMS parking lot waiting to be filled on Tuesday!  We look forward to seeing you there! 

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