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Important Health Notice - Jan. 20, 2021

January 20, 2021

Please read this Important Health Notice from RSU 9 Central Office Administration and RSU 9 Nursing Team. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Meal Availability During Districtwide Remote Learning

January 20, 2021

RSU 9 is providing students with nutritious meals during this week's districtwide remote learning; a breakfast meal will be provided with each boxed lunch. Families may access meals by pick up or delivery according to the information provided below.

Meal Pick Up Wednesday-Friday: Meals may be picked up between 8:00am and 12:00pm at the schools listed below - it is not necessary to pre-order meals... Read more

Follow-Up to Recent Remote Instruction Announcement

January 17, 2021

Please read this follow-up notice from RSU 9 administration regarding the remote learning model, student meal service, and on-site co- and extra-curricular activities for the week of Jan. 19 - Jan. 22, 2021. All previous Important Health Notices from RSU 9 are posted here. Read more

Important Health Notice - Jan. 16, 2021 - REMOTE LEARNING for ALL Jan 19 - Jan 22

January 16, 2021

Please read this Important Health Notice from RSU 9 Central Office Administration and RSU 9 Nursing Team. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Upcoming calendar reminders

January 14, 2021
There is a districtwide EARLY RELEASE on Friday, Jan. 15 - Grades 6-12 in session until 11:30am, Grades K-5 in session until 12:30pm.
 
NO SCHOOL on Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. day.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 19 is a BLUE cohort day.
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Letter to RSU 9 Community

January 9, 2021

Please review this letter to the RSU 9 community from Interim Superintendent Monique Poulin. Read more

3rd Quarter Student Learning Model Requests

January 6, 2021
Dear RSU 9 Families,
 
If you would like to request a change to your student's learning model for the 3rd Quarter (full remote to hybrid or hybrid to full remote) please call your school no later than 3:30pm on January 12th. We cannot accept changes after that time. All requests will be considered based on projected class sizes and we will do our best to honor all requests. Families will receive...
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Important Health Notice - Jan. 4, 2021

January 4, 2021

Please read this Important Health Notice from RSU 9 Central Office Administration and RSU 9 Nursing Team. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Important Health Notice - Jan. 1, 2021

January 1, 2021

Please read this Important Health Notice from RSU 9 Central Office Administration and RSU 9 Nursing Team. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Reporting Positive COVID-19 Results During Winter Break

December 23, 2020

If anyone in your household receives a positive COVID-19 test result during a school break, please call the Central Office at 207-778-6571 to report it, OR you can complete this online form and an RSU 9 staff member will contact you. Read more

Early Release - Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020

December 22, 2020

Wednesday, Dec. 23 is an early release day for RSU 9 students.

  • Grades K - 5 will be in session from 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Grades 6 - 12 will be in session from 8:15 - 11:30am

We wish you all a restful, safe, and healthy winter break. 

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A Gift to the Community - Carol of the Bells - MBHS Orchestra, Dec. 2020

December 21, 2020

Presenting the Mt. Blue High School Orchestra "Virtual Ensemble" December, 2020. "Carol of the Bells" by Mykola Leontovych, arr. by Muise and MBHS orchestra. A gift to our community, and to each other. The students all chose if they would like to participate, and what part they wanted to contribute, we learned the parts by ear. (Thoughts from Steve Muise) Read more

After School Activities Cancelled 12/17/20

December 17, 2020

All after school activities for RSU 9 students are cancelled for today, December 17. Staff meetings will proceed as scheduled. Read more

Important Health Notice - Dec. 17, 2020

December 17, 2020

Please read this Important Health Notice from RSU 9 Central Office Administration and RSU 9 Nursing Team. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Storm (Meal) Pack Replacements Available

December 11, 2020

Got hungry? Couldn't wait? No worries, Chef Andy and the Child Nutrition Team has you covered. Students can pick up a free replacement storm pack in any school cafeteria.

Get yours today! Read more

Important Health Notice - Dec. 10, 2020

December 10, 2020

Please read this Important Health Notice from RSU 9 Central Office Administration and RSU 9 Nursing Team. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Important Health Notice - Dec. 8, 2020

December 8, 2020

Please read this Important Health Notice from RSU 9 Central Office Administration and RSU 9 Nursing Team. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Important Health Notice - Dec. 3, 2020

December 3, 2020

Please read this Important Health Notice from Superintendent Meserve. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Important Health Notice - Nov. 19, 2020

November 20, 2020

Please read this Important Health Notice from Superintendent Meserve. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Important Health Notice - Nov. 18, 2020

November 18, 2020

Please read this Important Health Notice from Superintendent Meserve. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Updates to the RSU 9 Family COVID-10 Handbook

November 15, 2020

Please review the recent updates and clarifications to the RSU 9 Family COVID-19 Handbook. All updates and changes are highlighted in yellow. Please see pg. 8 for updates regarding traveling requirements and pg. 9-10 for clarifications on acceptable face coverings.

As always, thank you for continuing to do your part in helping to keep our schools and communities healthy. Read more

RSU 9 Board of Directors Releases Public Statement

November 12, 2020

The RSU 9 Board of Directors released this public statement following their regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

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Mt. Blue Swag - Place Your Order TODAY

November 10, 2020

Have you ever wanted to show your support for Mt. Blue Athletics but didn't know where to buy our swag? We've come up with the perfect partnership - Mt. Blue Athletics and Wight's Sporting Goods (of Hampden, ME) have teamed up to offer an online apparel store to sell Mt. Blue swag - and a percentage of each purchase will go directly to the Mt. Blue All-Sports Boosters. 

Now's the perfect time to... Read more

No School Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020

November 10, 2020

In observance of Veterans Day, there will be no school in RSU 9 on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020.

Thank you, Veterans, for your service, sacrifice, and support.Veterans Day Read more

No after school activities until further notice

November 7, 2020

Franklin County was recently designated as Yellow by the Maine Department of Education. This does not affect our learning model as we are currently in a hybrid model. However, there will be no after school programs and/or activities in RSU 9 until further notice.

Early Release on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020

November 5, 2020

Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 is a district wide early release day. Grades K-5 will be in session from 9:30am-12:30pm and grades 6-12 will be in session 8:15-11:15am. Read more

Meal Packs to go Home with RSU 9 students

November 2, 2020

Shelf stable meal packs will be going home with RSU 9 students in the next two weeks. The breakfast and lunch meals are intended to be consumed if the district calls a remote school day for an unexpected reason and do not require refrigeration. Meal packs will be replenished as needed. Please contact Chef Andy at 207-779-9720 or foodservice@mtbluersd.org with your questions or concerns. Read more

Important Health Notice - Nov. 2, 2020

November 2, 2020

Please read this Important Health Notice from Superintendent Meserve regarding a second positive case of COVID-19 associated with Mt. Blue Campus. All RSU 9 Health Notices are posted hereRead more

Important Health Notice - Nov. 1, 2020

November 2, 2020

Please read this Important Health Notice from Superintendent Meserve. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

Free Meals Extended Throughout 20/21 School Year

October 15, 2020
The USDA has extended free meals to all children through the end of the 20/21 school year. Read more about it at here!

Important Health Notice - Oct. 9, 2020

October 9, 2020

Please read this Important Health Notice from Superintendent Meserve. A compilation of all RSU 9 Health Notices will be posted hereRead more

No School Friday or Monday, Oct 9 and Oct 12

October 6, 2020

There is NO SCHOOL on Friday, Oct. 9 (Teacher Workshop) or Monday, Oct. 12 (Indigenous Peoples' Day / Columbus Day). 

Tuesday, Oct. 13 will be a BLUE day. Read more

Friday Night Lights Postponed Until Saturday, Oct. 3, 6 to 8 pm

October 2, 2020

Due to the weather forecast for this afternoon and evening (Oct. 2, 2020), we are cancelling all after school intramural practices and postponing the Friday Night Lights event until tomorrow night (Saturday, Oct. 3). The event will be from 6 - 8 PM. Read more

iPads for K-5 learners have arrived!

September 26, 2020

iPadsWe are excited to announce that iPads for K-5 learners have arrived!

These devices will support RSU 9's distance learning efforts for both full-remote and hybrid students, and enhance the communication and collaboration among teachers, students, and families.

In the coming weeks, teachers and students will incorporate the devices into their practice and their learning. Teachers will have the... Read more

Back to School Paperwork

September 23, 2020

A reminder to parents - Please complete the Back To School paperwork for your children. It can be found in your Powerschool account.  Read more

High School Fall Athletics Activities Virtual Meeting - 9/22, 6pm

September 21, 2020

Virtual informational meeting for high school students and families regarding fall athletic activities on Tuesday, Sept 22 at 6pm.
Zoom link - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87998849545?pwd=d2ZsdmZVa1NhaGNXVG5aZDZ3MHJQZz09 Read more

Athletics Public Forum Video Available

September 19, 2020

The video of the Superintendent's Public Forum on Athletics from Sept. 15, 2020 is available for viewing on the District News page. Read more

Quick Updates: Students and Families

September 16, 2020

Please review our Quick Updates for Students and Families for information on the updated health screener, attendance, technology, and other important information. Read more

RSU 9 Athletics - Virtual Public Forum - Sept. 15, 2020

September 11, 2020
Superintendent Meserve is hosting a virtual public forum on Sept. 15 from 5:00 to 6:00pm to gather input from interested community stakeholders on RSU 9 Athletics. Click to view the

School Sports Guidance: Return to Competition and Competitive Athletics and Activities in Maine released by the Maine Principals’ Association on 9/10/2020.

 
Zoom Link - ... Read more

MBHS Return to School Letter - 9/6/20

September 7, 2020

Please see the attached letter for updated information and details related to our return to Mt. Blue High School. We all look forward to seeing students on campus and remotely next week!

MBHS Return to School Letter - Sep. 6, 2020 Read more

Urgent Need for Substitutes - All Positions

September 4, 2020

RSU 9 is urgently seeking to fill the following temporary positions:

  • Substitute Administrators
  • Substitute Teachers
  • Substitute Nurses
  • Substitute Educational Technicians I, II, or III
  • Substitute Custodians
  • Substitute Bus Drivers
  • Substitute Bus Driver / Custodians

Contact numbers and more information are included on the attached posting

*Competitive wages have been set to reflect increased... Read more

Scheduled School Hours - Clarification (9/6/20)

September 4, 2020

All of us at RSU 9 are excited to welcome students back to school next week. 

IN-PERSON
Grades 6 - 12: Arrival from 7:45 to 8:15; school starts at 8:15; dismissal varies between 2:02 and 2:15 - refer to notice from your school.

Remote Learners 6-12 will follow the in person schedule remotely. Students please check your email and/or google classroom for specific teacher directions.

IN-PERSON...
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2020-21 Bus Schedule Now Available

September 1, 2020

The 2020-21 bus schedule is available to view or download on the Transportation and Facilities webpage. Read more

RSU 9 Staff Recognized for Longevity

August 30, 2020

Congratulations and a very deserving thank you to RSU 9 employees who were recognized during Opening Day Activities for their longevity and dedication to serving the students attending our schools.

Employees with 35 years of service, presented with handblown glass apples made by MBHS alumni Matt Frost of Frost Glassworks were: Joyce Smiley; Gary Farrington; and Timmothy Browning.

Employees with... Read more

RSU 9 Community notice from Superintendent Tina Meserve

August 27, 2020

Please see the attached notice from Superintendent Meserve regard COVID-19.

RSU 9 Community Letter - Aug 26, 2020 Read more

New Website Unveiled

August 26, 2020

Mt. Blue Regional School District is so excited to unveil our new website. You can still find us online at http://www.mtbluersd.org/. Read more

Welcome Derek Ginn!

August 24, 2020

RSU 9 is committed to help new teaching professionals grow and develop. We have a long-standing relationship with the University of Maine at Farmington and will be welcoming six student teachers into our schools for the fall semester.

Please help us welcome Derek Ginn! Mr. Ginn recently completed his undergraduate degree in Special Education and is excited to join Niki Fulton-Greenlaw’s class at... Read more

PreK - 8 Blue/Gold cohort calendar

August 21, 2020

RSU 9 PreK-8 students and families - Included below is the grades PreK - 8 Blue/Gold cohort calendar. You will receive a letter from your school principal in the coming days indicating your cohort color and other helpful information.

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Welcome Lindsey Herzig!

August 21, 2020

RSU 9 is committed to help new teaching professionals grow and develop. We have a long-standing relationship with the University of Maine at Farmington and will be welcoming six student teachers into our schools for the fall semester.

Please help us welcome Lindsey Herzig! Ms. Herzig is an Early Childhood Education Major pursuing a dual certification in teaching ages 0-5 and K-third grade. She... Read more

Back to School Planning

August 20, 2020

We recently updated the 'Fall 2020 Back to School Frequently Asked Questions, you can check them out here - Back to School Planning FAQ's Read more

Welcome Hunter Michaud!

August 19, 2020

RSU 9 is committed to help new teaching professionals grow and develop. We have a long-standing relationship with the University of Maine at Farmington and will be welcoming six student teachers into our schools for the fall semester.

Please help us welcome Hunter Michaud! Mr. Michaud is a Secondary Education major with a concentration in Social Studies. He was born in New Hampshire, but now lives... Read more