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MSAD #51 District Newsletter - June 18, 2020

posted Jun 18, 2020, 12:27 PM by Fran Prentice   [ updated Jun 18, 2020, 12:27 PM ]
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Notices from the Office of the Superintendent


Superintendent Porter's Blog

To view Superintendent Porter's most recent Blog Post, click here.

Continuity of Learning Plans
Please click this link to access the Continuity of Learning Website for MSAD #51 Families. Today, June 18, is the last day of school!  With it being the last day of school, the food service program will end for the summer.

Pandemic Plan Update

The Pandemic Response Plan is scheduled for a vote by the Board of Directors on July 20. After this, we will send out more finalized information and a second, more detailed survey asking families to let us know what their plans are for the first 3 months of school given the tentative plan for opening the school year.

Accompanying this message is a DRAFT Pandemic Response Plan, one-page summary of this planpowerpoint presentation with key points, and a short video presentation explaining the plan and the challenges ahead.

Please look for more information & Part II survey later the week of July 20.

Photo of the Week

This week's Photo of the Week is actually a video.  The video is an example of virtual learning in the area of civics education at GMS 6-8. GMS students recreate "12 Angry Men"

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MSAD #51 Board of Directors Information


Meetings start at 7:00 pm in the Gyger Room at GHS unless otherwise noted.

July 20 - Regular Meeting (Virtual Meeting via Google Meet)

Remember you can watch our meetings on YouTube LIVE (http://bit.ly/msad51livevideo).

Ways to participate in a Virtual School Board meeting

Important: Be sure to include your name and town of residence if you are a MSAD #51 resident, or position if you are an employee.

Meeting Dates, Agendas & Minutes
Board of Director's Meeting Videos

Budget Information 2020-21


Detailed budget information can be found on the District's website at: http://www.msad51.org/home/school-board/finance-committee/2020-2021-budget

Tuesday, July 14 - Budget Validation Referendum

The MSAD #51 Board of Directors approved the 2020-21 proposed budget and held a public hearing on the budget on both June 1 and June 16. Voters are asked to decide the budget on July 14 at the polls or by absentee ballot. Please visit this link for all information pertaining to the proposed budget:MSAD #51 Proposed Budget 2020-21

Useful Links


Employment Opportunities

MSAD #51 Website

2018-2021 Strategic Plan

District Calendar

GHS Athletics Schedule

If you would like something included in our weekly newsletter, please send a brief write up and header along with a JPEG or PNG image of your flyer (if applicable) to Tammy Tarling for approval. Items sent in any other format will be ignored and deleted. The deadline for each week is Sunday. Any requests received after Sunday will be reviewed for possible submission in the following week's newsletter. 
All approved submissions will also be posted on the district's website.

Not all items in this email are MSAD #51 sponsored programs. If you need more information, please contact the group or organization that is sponsoring the event. 

Maine School Administrative District #51

357 Tuttle Road, PO Box 6A, Cumberland, ME 04021

info@msad51.org   |    207.829.4800