Important announcement from RSU 38 concerning transportation from the town of Manchester. Beginning Monday, November 30 thru Friday, December 4 Manchester Bus #5 will be replaced with a First Student Bus. This is a contracted service arrangement to supplement our shortage of drivers. Please expect minor delays at pick up and drop off due to our using this new service. If you have any questions please notify the Transportation Manager, Julie Greenleaf at 685-3621 ext. 1. This affects only Bus #5 riders in Manchester. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Important announcement from RSU 38. We are asking Readfield Bus #11 bus riders to again plan on finding alternative transportation to schools tomorrow morning Monday, November 23, 2020. For the return trip home Bus #11 riders will be coming home on Bus #12 . These students could arrive home up to 30 minutes later than usual. Also, please be aware that students will be sitting 2 to a seat but the bus will not exceed a capacity of 49 students. All bus safety protocols will continue to be expected. We are encouraging, if it is possible, to plan alternative transportation plans for your child if they ride Bus #11 otherwise they will arrive as described. If you chose alternative transportation or have a hardship please notify the Transportation Manager, Julie Greenleaf at 685-3621 ext. 1. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
This is a reminder message for families that use Bus #11. Bus #11 riders will be coming home on Bus #12 . These students could arrive home up to 30 minutes later than usual. Also, please be aware that students will be sitting 2 to a seat but the bus will not exceed a capacity of 49 students. All bus safety protocols will continue to be expected. We are encouraging, if it is possible, to plan alternative transportation plans for your child if they ride Bus #11 otherwise they will arrive as described. If you chose alternative transportation please notify the Transportation Manager, Julie Greenleaf at 685-3621 ext. 1. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Updated important transportation message from RSU 38. Due to unforeseen circumstances we are asking all Bus 11 bus riders to find alternative transportation to school tomorrow, Friday, November 20. For the return trip home Bus 11 riders will be coming home on Bus 12 . These students could arrive home up to 30 minutes later than usual. Also, please be aware that students will be sitting 2 to a seat but the bus will not exceed a capacity of 49 students. All bus safety protocols will continue to to be expected. We are encouraging, if it is possible, to plan alternative transportation plans for your child if they ride Bus 11 otherwise they will arrive as described. If you chose alternative transportation please notify the Transportation Manager, Julie Greenleaf at 685-3621 ext. 1. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Important announcement from RSU 38 concerning positive covid case at Maranacook Community High School. Please visit maranacook.org for complete information.
Important RSU 38 notification concerning a positive covid 19 case. Please visit maranacook.org for complete details.
RSU 38 Superintendent parent update letter posted at Maranacook.org!
Important RSU 38 update for families who have chosen the At Home Supported Learning option. Letter has been posted at Maranacook.org.
Important information concerning a positive Covid 19 student case at Maranacook Community High School is posted at maranacook.org. Please read the entire letter!
The food pantry will be closed until October 15th due to the school closure.
Important Notice from RSU 38 schools about a probable covid 19 student case at Maranacook Middle School. Please visit: maranacook.org for further details.
Beginning on Thursday, September 24th, our Daily COVID Screener will deliver a daily link by email and/or text each morning by 6:30 am. You will receive one link that will include everyone in your family. The goal of this screener is to keep our schools open and everyone safe!
RSU #38 Reopening Update from the Superintendent available at maranacook.org. Looking forward to students return on Tuesday, September 8th!
Updated letter from Superintendent concerning RSU 38 reopening. Letter posted at Maranacook.org.
RSU 38 parent and community updates on school reopening can now be found at maranacook.org.
Below is the link to the recorded Special Board Meeting held on 8/12/2020. Having both zoom and in-person meetings at once is challenging for video and audio. We are coming up with a plan to do a better job. We tried to improve the audio as much as we could but there are still parts that are difficult to hear. We ask for your patience as we work through this process. https://youtu.be/go-3-Uu80Ks
Thank you for your questions regarding the revised school calendar, in particular, the first student week and Wednesday 9/9. The calendar is correct; there will be school for students on Wednesday, 9/9. We found it important to hold school that day since Monday is a holiday, and Tuesday is the first student day for select grades. To clarify, the first student day for Grades K-2, 6, and 9 is Tuesday, 9/8. The first student day for Grades PreK, 3-5, 7, 8, and 10-12 is Wednesday, 9/9. Students enrolled in the CATC program will attend school at MCHS on 9/9 and 9/10; their first day at the CATC program will be Friday, 9/11. Sincerely, Jay Charette
Dear Parents, Please take a moment to fill out the following questionnaire that will aid our district to prepare for the opening of school on Sept 8th. We respectfully ask that you complete the questionnaire by Wednesday, Aug 19th. Thank you! https://forms.gle/8NHzQLBHB9RNbQKY8
Hi Everyone, Here is the link for recording of the town hall meeting held on August 6th. Sorry for the delay! https://youtu.be/oPcMKuS6txQ
Important Announcement - RSU #38 reopening plan available at Maranacook.org. Please review this very important information as your earliest convenience.
RSU 38 1st Virtual Town Hall information posted at Maranacook.org. Thursday, August 6 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Join us for a review of parent survey, a review of the ongoing work of our Return to Learn Committees, and Questions and answers!
The Administrative Office for RSU #38 will be closed August 5-7 (Wednesday-Friday) for building maintenance. There will be no package pick-up or delivery. Small envelopes may be deposited in the mailbox outside the building. Staff may be contacted via email (visit https://www.maranacook.org/o/rsu-38/staff for a complete listing). The office will reopen Monday, August 10th.
Important Parent Letter from RSU 38 Superintendent posted on the maranacook.org website. Please see the letter for the beginning of Return to Learn information for the upcoming school year.
Reminder: RSU 38 Return to Learn Parent Survey found here: https://forms.gle/JrHtsQeMuWfhG2Xs9 If you have not completed Survey please do so by end of day Tuesday - for those that have provided feedback thank you!
Parent Return to Learn Survey https://forms.gle/DcMczFYts33kNCEG6 This survey is being sent to you to gather information from our students and families as we work to put together plans for the start of school. This survey will remain open until Tuesday, July 28th until 8:00 pm.
REGIONAL SCHOOL UNIT #38 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ATHLETIC FIELD LIGHTING RSU #38 is accepting bids from qualified electrical contractors, with experience in the installation of football field and tennis court lighting. A mandatory walk through for potential bidders is scheduled for Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 10:00 a.m. at the Maranacook Community School campus, Millard Harrison Drive, Readfield, Maine, in the lower parking lot. Specific information on the project and bid requirements will be provided at that time. RSU #38 reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Graduation ceremonies live right now - check out YouTube livestream search Maranacook athletics!
RSU 38 Annual Budget Meeting set for Wednesday, June 17 at 7:00 pm in the Middle School. Please visit Maranacook.org for important information on how the meeting will be conducted to keep all who choose to attend safe per State of Maine orders.
A message from RSU 38 Superintendent Charette has been posted on the Maranacook website. Please visit maranacook.org for more details.
An Important announcement from RSU 38 concerning an end of school year date can be found at maranacook.org.
REGIONAL SCHOOL UNIT #38 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ASPHALT PAVING SERVICES Regional School Unit #38 is seeking requests for bids from qualified firms for asphalt paving services at the following location: RSU #38 Bus Garage, 73 North Road, Readfield Maine 04355. Installation must be completed by August 21, 2020. A mandatory pre-bid walk through will be held on May 5, 2020, 10:00 a.m., at 73 North Road, Readfield Maine 04355, at which time additional information will be provided to potential bidders. Bids must be submitted in writing, in a sealed envelope labeled “ASPHALT PAVING SERVICES BID”, and received no later than 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 21, 2020 at RSU #38, 45 Millard Harrison Dr., Readfield, ME 04355. RSU #38 reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
RSU 38 CoVid-19 update: April 13, 2020 Remote Learning extended for remainder of school year. Visit Maranacook.org for full letter from Superintendent.
RSU 38 Covid 19 updates as of April 3, 2020. Please visit https://www.maranacook.org/article/226235?org=rsu-38 for complete information.
Clarification for Middle school drive thru pick ups - if you did not request a pick up for supplies then no need to go to the school. This service is only if you contacted the school for supplies earlier in the week. Sorry for any confusion the original message may have caused.
Reminder: Maranacook Middle School essential material pick up tomorrow, Friday, March 27 from 7:30 to 9 am AND 4 to 5 pm. Remote learning begins Monday, March 30!
Reminder: All RSU 38 Elementary Schools drive thru Pick up tomorrow, Friday, March 27 of materials for Remote Learning from 8 to 10 am AND 3 to 5 pm - same times at all elementary schools! Remote Learning starts Monday, March 30!
RSU 38 will be extending our school closure until April 26. Please visit maranacook.org for more information about closure, food service, and remote learning.
RSU 38 Board of Directors Meetings and subcommittee meetings have been canceled through the end of March. This includes tonight's meeting(03/18/2020). Stay healthy everyone!
RSU #38 Drive thru Meal Service Breakfast and Lunch Free for students/children Begins: Wednesday, March 18 Location: Mount Vernon Elementary School Time: 7:00-9:00 am daily Monday through Friday All students in RSU #38 and Fayette Breakfast and lunch will be included in a single box. Meals will be consumed off-site.
All RSU 38 Schools will be closed effective immediately through March 27. We are taking this proactive approach out of an abundance of caution and in an effort to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 cases in Maine. Please visit maranacook.org for more information.
REGIONAL SCHOOL UNIT #38 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS HIGH SCHOOL LOCKER REPLACEMENT RSU #38 is seeking requests for proposals from qualified firms for the purchase and installation of lockers at Maranacook Community High School. Bid specifications may be obtained by attending a Pre-Bid meeting and site walk through at Maranacook Community High School, 2250 Millard Harrison Drive, Readfield, Maine on March 24, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. Pre-Bid Meeting and Walkthrough is a mandatory requirement for acceptance of bids. Bids must be submitted in writing, in a sealed envelope labeled “HIGH SCHOOL LOCKER REPLACEMENT BID”, and received no later than 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 3, 2020 at RSU #38, 45 Millard Harrison Drive, Readfield, ME 04355. RSU #38 reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
RSU 38 update - the spring sports season will be postponed until April 27. ALL after school student activities as announced yesterday are canceled through the April 27 date. We will evaluate and update as more information becomes available. Be safe everyone!
The Manchester Evacuation Drill is complete. All went as expected.
Manchester Elementary School will have an Evacuation Drill this morning at 9:00. This is not an emergency, it is practice. The Manchester Fire Department will be on the scene as well as area fire departments. We will provide information once the drill is complete.
Update: CMP has given us an update of approximately another 30 minutes to restore power at effected schools. With this information dismissal time will be the regular time for all schools.
Power is currently out in the following building MTVES, RES, Middle and High Schools and central Office. CMP has notified us and we expect power to be restored in approximately one hour.
Just attended a student assembly here in MTVES! Very impressed with fundraising, student produced learning videos, and all the student presentations. Great work MTVES! What a great school!
Dear Parents, Thanks for participating in our Remote Learning/Blizzard Bag Day. We would appreciate your feedback on how the day went for you and your child. Here is the parent survey: https://forms.gle/VXemVgMEZXBuqpNX7
The RSU 38 remote learning/blizzard bag day has begun. Teachers are available through email until 3:00 pm this afternoon. We look forward to everyone's best efforts. Go Bears!
Just a reminder due to the expected poor weather all RSU 38 schools will be closed Thursday, February 27 instead we will be having a remote learning/blizzard bag day. This day will count as a school day and will not need to be made up in June. There will be no early morning alert
There was police presence for a brief period of time on the Maranacook campus late this afternoon. We followed all directions from law enforcement. This event had nothing to with the school or our students. Police arrived at the campus unannounced. All students on campus for after school activities were safe. If you have questions or concerns please contact the Superintendent's office.
Date correction from previous message - Thursday, February 27th will be the Remote Learning/Blizzard Bag Day.
Due to the expected poor weather all RSU 38 schools will be closed Thursday, February 26. Instead we will be having a Remote Learning/Blizzard Bag Day. Our teachers have prepared for this day and students have what they need. I am excited by this innovative solution to storm days and hope everyone will work to give their best effort. Remember this day will count as a school day and will not need to be made up in June. For more information please visit maranacook.org.
Dear Families, I hope everyone is having a wonderful day. Because of the snow day we have moved our 8th grade parent night to Tuesday 2/25 from 6-7. Pizza will be provided. We will start with a brief information session in the student center. After that, we will move into the gym for the Freshmen Fair! In the gym you will be able to visit tables with representatives from all our academic departments, student senate, dual enrollment and more. Tours of the school will also be provided by current students! We are so excited to meet our incoming Freshmen and we are looking forward to welcoming all of you to the high school community! Dwayne Conway, Ed.D Principal Maranacook Community High School
Due to the inclement weather no school in all RSU 38 Maranacook Area School today Thursday, February 13 2020.
Due to weather conditions RSU38 - Maranacook Area School will have a 2 hour delay today Monday February 10, 2020. Morning and afternoon pre-kindergarten classes are canceled for the day.
Due to the icy roads and weather conditions all RSU 38 Maranacook Area schools will be closed Friday, February 7.
All schools will be closed today, Thursday January 16 due to the winter storm.
Don't forget to do a Lunch Order for Remote Learning/Blizzard Bag Day! Order lunch for your child even if you are unsure if you will need it so we can plan. The lunch will be given out the day before we have a Remote Learning Day and is free to all who sign up. http://bit.ly/2ZSnLi8
Lunch Order for Remote Learning/Blizzard Bag Day! Order lunch for your child even if you are unsure if you will need it so we can plan. The lunch will be given out the day before we have a Remote Learning Day and is free to all who sign up. http://bit.ly/2ZSnLi8
All offices will be closed today due to inclement weather. Our offices will reopen Thursday, January 2nd.
Reminder, Thursday, December 5th is an Early Release Day. There are no PreK classes.
All Maranacook Area Schools will be closed Tuesday, December 3 due to inclement weather.
RSU 38 - All after school activities have been canceled today Monday, November 18 due to inclement weather. Please be safe on the roads.
Maranacook Community High School’s Outreach Presents Community Breakfast Come support your local community; All proceeds go towards heating homes in our community for those in need! When: December 7th, 7-10 AM Location: Student Center Cost: $5 per person There will be a raffle, activities, games, music, and lots of fun!!
Due to continued poor weather conditions all RSU 38 schools will be closed for Tuesday, November 12.
Due to inclement weather all schools in RSU 38 will have a 2 hour delay Tuesday, November 12.
Tickets are sold out for the Maranacook High School production of Mamma Mia!
The MCHS gym will be closed from Nov. 2nd thru Nov. 15th. We are dismantling old bleachers and installing new ones. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Shaun Drinkwater or Brant Remington.
Power has been restored to Wayne Elementary School! Friday will be a normal day for all of the students and staff! Thank you everyone!
Update on Wayne Elementary: CMP is unable to give us a time when power will be restored. Wayne Elementary students will eat an early lunch at the High School and then board busses at 10:45 am to return home. Alternative arrangements can be made by contacting the High School.
Update: Wayne Elementary Students will be going to Maranacook High School for the short term where they can have breakfast and until we can determine when power will be restored at WES.
Wayne Elementary School is without power and CMP has been notified. All other school building have power at this time. The Wayne school will remain open and we will update its status as soon as possible.
Great visit at Maranacook Community High School today! Love the students and staff in this building - such great things happening! Sadly could not help in the science class working on fusion!
Just got done a visit to Readfield Elementary School -amazing staff and amazing students! Math, dancing, cloze reading, and morning meeting just a few examples of the activities happening in this dynamic learning community! Go Bears!
Reminder School Board of Directors meeting tomorrow at Wayne Elementary! School tour begins at 6:00 pm with the business meeting to follow at 6:30 pm. Hope to see you all there!
Thanks to the students and staff it was an amazing start to the school year! See everyone back on Tuesday 9/3! Enjoy the Labor Day weekend!
2019-2020 Bus Schedules have been posted at https://www.maranacook.org/o/rsu-38/browse/77205 Sorry for the delay! Contact the Transportation Office at 685-3621 x1 with questions. Thanks!
Due to paving, no traffic will be allowed in the circle at the High School and Middle School on Thursday, 8/22. Parking will be allowed in the lower parking lot, but there will be traffic delays.
Students are back in 6 work days (not counting today)! Looking forward to seeing the classrooms full of eager students!
Pesticide Treatments on Maranacook Campus We are treating all sports infields and tennis courts plus fence lines with pesticide and will be closed from Friday, August 9th am until Sunday, August 11th 9:00 am.