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Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

I hope everyone had a good week. We are already heading into the second semester. It won’t be long until we are talking about the prom and graduation. Tuesday is the beginning of second semester classes, if you have any questions about your child’s schedule, please contact the guidance department. You may view your child’s schedule and any changes by logging on to powerschool. Here are this week’s communications:

No School Monday In Observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Second Semester Schedules

Guidance has given out Second Semester Schedules. If students need to make any changes they can see their guidance counselor.

Federal Shutdown Impact

If federal employees impacted by the shutdown would like to apply for school meal benefits for their children, they may so do through their local school district.

To apply – A special application can be downloaded from the Maine Department of Education’s website (linked below) and submitted to your local school’s food service program.

Download printable meal benefit application (PDF)

OOBHS Boosters Need Help!

OOBHS Boosters are in desperate need of help for the girls basketball games. Please go to https://www.volunteersignup.org/KB77Y to sign up and help. Students can earn community service hours toward graduation

Yearbook Personal Page Information:

Please see attached notice regarding the 2019 Yearbook Personal Page information.    

A Roman Holiday

It’s time to start planning ahead for April Vacation in 2020. Ms. Jaffe will be leading a trip to take a group of students to Italy, where they will explore Rome and the Sorrento Region! There will be an informational meeting for parents and students in room 207 of OOBHS (Ms. Jaffe’s room) on Thursday December 13 at 6:30pm, and all who are interested are welcome!

If you cannot attend the meeting, email Ms. Jaffe at sjaffe@rsu23.org for more information. Students who enroll before the holidays will receive an Early Bird discount, so make sure to take advantage of this opportunity fast!

Senior Parents

Students and Parents… please forward any Spring 2018 Sports (Softball, Baseball, Track) candid pictures to smoutsatsos@rsu23.org for inclusion in the 2019 Yearbook.

Please Read My 2018-2019 Snow Day Memo!

Here is the snow day memo 2018-2019!

Food Service Facebook Page:  Our Food Service Department has a facebook page, please click the link below to view It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

https://www.facebook.com/RSU23FoodNutritionServices

It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

Important Upcoming Dates

Monday, January 21                    MLK Day No School

Wednesday, February 6                Early Release Day

Mon Feb 18-Friday Feb 22                February Break

Have a great weekend!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

A reminder that next week will be midterm exam week (schedule below) and our 2nd quarter ends next Friday, January 18th. Report cards will be emailed on the 25th. Please contact your child’s teachers to check on their progress and don’t hesitate to contact the staff with any questions. All contact information is available on our website.

Here are this week’s announcements:

Student of the Month

Congratulations to Amy Nguyen! She is the January 2019 Saco Bay Rotary Club OOBHS Student of the Month!

Power-Up Snack and Study – End of Q2

Students who want some delicious after school snacks and great place to study for mid-term exams and catch up on quarter 2 work will want to attend the:

End of Quarter 2 Power-Up Snack and Study After-School Help Sessions in the OOBHS Brownrigg  Library On Jan 14th From 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. Snacks/Drinks Provided. All Students Welcome.

Mid-Term Schedule

Friday, January 11 (Last  Blue Day)

Monday, January 14 ( Last White Day)

Tuesday 1/15  (Blocks 1 8:30-10:00, Block 3 10:30-12:00) and afternoon make-ups

Wednesday, 1/16 (Block 2 8:30-10:00, Block 4 10:30-12:00) and afternoon make-ups

Thursday, 1/17 (Block 5 8:30-10:00, Block 7 10:30-12:00)  and afternoon make-ups

Friday 1/18 (Block 6 8:30-10:00, Block 8 10:30-12:00) and afternoon make-ups

Mid-Term Format

  • Food
  • Breakfast is served daily and lunch will be served bag lunch style.
  • Study Areas
  • If students don’t have a mid-term they are expected to be in the cafeteria or the library
  • The library will be reserved for students who want a quiet, food-free study area
  • The cafeteria will be open to students who want to study with classmates and/or eat food.
  • Study Support (Room 104)
  • Study Support room will be staffed and the room will be available for interested students; teachers have the right to require attendance if student has specific make-up work they need to complete (communicate directly w/ SS teacher)
  • Testing
  • To reduce traffic in the academic wings, students are expected to remain in their exams for the entire 90 minute testing block
  • Students arriving late to tests will be sent to the main office for a pass.
  • Afternoon Make-Up Exams
  • Make-Up exams are to be scheduled between teacher and students during the afternoon make-up time (12:30-2:45)
  • Transportation
  • Busses will run daily at 12:15 and 2:45

Federal Shutdown Impact

If federal employees impacted by the shutdown would like to apply for school meal benefits for their children, they may so do through their local school district.

To apply – A special application can be downloaded from the Maine Department of Education’s website (linked below) and submitted to your local school’s food service program.

Download printable meal benefit application (PDF)

OOBHS Boosters Need Help!

OOBHS Boosters are in desperate need of help for the girls basketball games. Please go to https://www.volunteersignup.org/KB77Y to sign up and help. Students can earn community service hours toward graduation

Yearbook Personal Page Information:

Please see attached notice regarding the 2019 Yearbook Personal Page information.    

A Roman Holiday

It’s time to start planning ahead for April Vacation in 2020. Ms. Jaffe will be leading a trip to take a group of students to Italy, where they will explore Rome and the Sorrento Region! There will be an informational meeting for parents and students in room 207 of OOBHS (Ms. Jaffe’s room) on Thursday December 13 at 6:30pm, and all who are interested are welcome!

If you cannot attend the meeting, email Ms. Jaffe at sjaffe@rsu23.org for more information. Students who enroll before the holidays will receive an Early Bird discount, so make sure to take advantage of this opportunity fast!

Senior Parents

Students and Parents… please forward any Spring 2018 Sports (Softball, Baseball, Track) candid pictures to smoutsatsos@rsu23.org for inclusion in the 2019 Yearbook.

Please Read My 2018-2019 Snow Day Memo!

Here is the snow day memo 2018-2019!

Food Service Facebook Page:  Our Food Service Department has a Facebook page, please click the link below to view It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

https://www.facebook.com/RSU23FoodNutritionServices

It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services. Menus and changes and other information are posted.

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

Important Upcoming Dates

Tues Jan 15th-Fri Jan 18              Mid- Term Exams

Monday, January 21                     MLK Day No School

Wednesday, February 6              Early Release Day

Mon Feb 18-Friday Feb 22          February Break

 

Have a great weekend!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Happy New Year Everyone!

We are off and running during the first days of 2019. A reminder that the week of January 14th will be midterm exam week (schedule below) and our 2nd quarter ends on Friday, January 18th. Report cards will be emailed on the 25th. Please contact your child’s teachers to check on their progress and don’t hesitate to contact the staff with any questions. All contact information is available on our website.

Here are this week’s announcements:

Next Wednesday, January 9th, is an early release day.

Power-Up Snack and Study – End of Q2

Students who want some delicious after school snacks and great place to study for mid-term exams and catch up on quarter 2 work will want to attend the:

End of Quarter 2 Power-Up Snack and Study After-School Help Sessions

in the OOBHS Brownrigg  Library On Jan 7, 8th, 10th, 11th, & 14th From 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. Snacks/Drinks Provided. All Students Welcome.

Mid-Term Schedule

Friday, January 11 (Last  Blue Day)

Monday, January 14 ( Last White Day)

Tuesday 1/15  (Blocks 1 8:30-10:00, Block 3 10:30-12:00) and afternoon make-ups

Wednesday, 1/16 (Block 2 8:30-10:00, Block 4 10:30-12:00) and afternoon make-ups

Thursday, 1/17 (Block 5 8:30-10:00, Block 7 10:30-12:00)  and afternoon make-ups

Friday 1/18 (Block 6 8:30-10:00, Block 8 10:30-12:00) and afternoon make-ups

Mid-Term Format

  1. Food
  2. Breakfast is served daily and lunch will be served bag lunch style.
  3. Study Areas
  4. If students don’t have a mid-term they are expected to be in the cafeteria or the library
  5. The library will be reserved for students who want a quiet, food-free study area
  6. The cafeteria will be open to students who want to study with classmates and/or eat food.
  7. Study Support (Room 104)
  8. Study Support room will be staffed and the room will be available for interested students; teachers have the right to require attendance if student has specific make-up work they need to complete (communicate directly w/ SS teacher)
  9. Testing
  10. To reduce traffic in the academic wings, students are expected to remain in their exams for the entire 90 minute testing block
  11. Students arriving late to tests will be sent to the main office for a pass.
  12. Afternoon Make-Up Exams
  13. Make-Up exams are to be scheduled between teacher and students during the afternoon make-up time (12:30-2:45)
  14. Transportation
  15. Busses will run daily at 12:15 and 2:45

OOBHS Boosters Need Help!

OOBHS Boosters are in desperate need of help for the girls basketball games. Please go to https://www.volunteersignup.org/KB77Y to sign up and help. Students can earn community service hours toward graduation

A Roman Holiday

It’s time to start planning ahead for April Vacation in 2020. Ms. Jaffe will be leading a trip to take a group of students to Italy, where they will explore Rome and the Sorrento Region! There will be an informational meeting for parents and students in room 207 of OOBHS (Ms. Jaffe’s room) on Thursday December 13 at 6:30pm, and all who are interested are welcome!

If you cannot attend the meeting, email Ms. Jaffe at sjaffe@rsu23.org for more information. Students who enroll before the holidays will receive an Early Bird discount, so make sure to take advantage of this opportunity fast!

Senior Parents

Students and Parents… please forward any Spring 2018 Sports (Softball, Baseball, Track) candid pictures to smoutsatsos@rsu23.org for inclusion in the 2019 Yearbook.

Please Read My 2018-2019 Snow Day Memo!

Here is the snow day memo 2018-2019!

Food Service Facebook Page:  Our Food Service Department has a facebook page, please click the link below to view It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

https://www.facebook.com/RSU23FoodNutritionServices

It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

Important Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, January 9                    Early Release Day

Tues Jan 15th-Fri Jan 18                Mid- Term Exams

Monday, January 21                    MLK Day No School

Wednesday, February 6                Early Release Day

Mon Feb 18-Friday Feb 22                February Break

 

Have a great weekend!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

From our family at OOBHS Happy Holidays! Students will return to school on Wednesday, January 2nd. Please make sure that you and/or your child communicates with teachers to make sure any work that needs to be completed can be done over the break. This can be a very productive time to catch up with missed work. I thank you all for supporting our school this year. If you need anything over break call or text me at (207) 351-0099. Next Principal’s Memo will be Friday January 4th. We’re on to 2019!

Here are this week’s announcements:

Congrats To Our Musicians and Chorus

Congratulations to the OOBHS Concert Band and Chorus for putting on an amazing show at the Holiday Concert Wednesday night. What an unbelievable music program we have. Loads of talent on display and the execution was terrific.

 Quarter 2 Progress Report Grades:  You can find updated quarter 2 grades in the parent portal of powerschool.  If you have any questions or concerns about your child’s grades, please contact their teacher.

OOBHS Boosters Need Help!

OOBHS Boosters are in desperate need of help for the girls basketball games. Please go to https://www.volunteersignup.org/KB77Y to sign up and help. Students can earn community service hours toward graduation.

Class of 2019 Calendar Fundraiser

The class of 2019 has started selling tickets for their 2019 calendar raffle! Help support the class of 2019 and win some amazing prizes. Please reach out to a senior for more information and the purchase of tickets.

A Roman Holiday

It’s time to start planning ahead for April Vacation in 2020. Ms. Jaffe will be leading a trip to take a group of students to Italy, where they will explore Rome and the Sorrento Region! There will be an informational meeting for parents and students in room 207 of OOBHS (Ms. Jaffe’s room) on Thursday December 13 at 6:30pm, and all who are interested are welcome!

If you cannot attend the meeting, email Ms. Jaffe at sjaffe@rsu23.org for more information. Students who enroll before the holidays will receive an Early Bird discount, so make sure to take advantage of this opportunity fast!

Senior Parents

Students and Parents… please forward any Spring 2018 Sports (Softball, Baseball, Track) candid pictures to smoutsatsos@rsu23.org for inclusion in the 2019 Yearbook.

Please Read My 2018-2019 Snow Day Memo!

Here is the snow day memo 2018-2019!

Food Service Facebook Page:  Our Food Service Department has a facebook page, please click the link below to view It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

https://www.facebook.com/RSU23FoodNutritionServices

It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

Important Upcoming Dates

Monday December 24 -Tuesday January 1 – Holiday Break

Wednesday, January 9 – Early Release Day

Have a great holiday season!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

Next week we have full week before the holiday break. Please go to our website for the athletic schedule if you are interested in attending any events this month to cheer on the Gulls. Our winter band and chorus concert is next Wednesday, December 19th, at 7PM. We hope to see all of you here!

Here are this week’s announcements:

Quarter 2 Progress Report Grades:  You can find updated quarter 2 grades in the parent portal of powerschool.  If you have any questions or concerns about your child’s grades, please contact their teacher.

OOBHS Boosters Need Help!

OOBHS Boosters are in desperate need of help for the girls basketball games. Please go to https://www.volunteersignup.org/KB77Y to sign up and help. Students can earn community service hours toward graduation.

Winter Band and Chorus Concert

As previously stated, Wednesday, December 19th at 7PM in the HS Cafeteria! Cost is 3.00 for Adults, 2.00 for Students.  Please also see the flyer below highlighting the Holiday Concert and Allied Arts Open House.

OOBHS Gymnasium Dedication

On Thursday December 20th the OOBHS Gymnasium will officially be renamed “John M. Regan Gymnasium” in honor of longtime teacher and basketball coach John Regan. The ceremony will be before the varsity game vs St. Doms and will begin at 6:40PM. Please Join us for this great occasion!

Class of 2019 Calendar Fundraiser

The class of 2019 has started selling tickets for their 2019 calendar raffle! Help support the class of 2019 and win some amazing prizes. Please reach out to a senior for more information and the purchase of tickets.

A Roman Holiday

It’s time to start planning ahead for April Vacation in 2020. Ms. Jaffe will be leading a trip to take a group of students to Italy, where they will explore Rome and the Sorrento Region! There will be an informational meeting for parents and students in room 207 of OOBHS (Ms. Jaffe’s room) on Thursday December 13 at 6:30pm, and all who are interested are welcome!

If you cannot attend the meeting, email Ms. Jaffe at sjaffe@rsu23.org for more information. Students who enroll before the holidays will receive an Early Bird discount, so make sure to take advantage of this opportunity fast!

Senior Parents

Students and Parents… please forward any Spring 2018 Sports (Softball, Baseball, Track) candid pictures to smoutsatsos@rsu23.org for inclusion in the 2019 Yearbook.

Attention Parents of Seniors…it is time to start submitting Senior pictures and Senior baby pictures for the Yearbook! Please send digital copies directly to Stephanie Moutsatsos at smoutsatsos@rsu23.org. If you are interested in purchasing a Senior dedication page information is coming soon!!!

Please Read My 2018-2019 Snow Day Memo!

Here is the snow day memo 2018-2019!

Food Service Facebook Page:  Our Food Service Department has a facebook page, please click the link below to view It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

https://www.facebook.com/RSU23FoodNutritionServices

It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

Important Upcoming Dates

Monday December 24 -Tuesday January 1         Holiday Break

Wednesday, January 9  Early Release Day

Have a great weekend!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

Second quarter progress report grades will be available Wednesday, December 12th. through the Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you have not set up a Powerschool Parent Portal account, please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org to get the information for setup. Please go to our website for the athletic schedule if you are interested in attending any events this month to cheer on the Gulls! Our winter band and chorus concert is Wednesday, December 19th, at 7PM. We hope to see all of you here!

 Here are this week’s announcements:

Amber Rennie!

Congrats to Amber Rennie, who was named the December 2018 Saco Bay Rotary Club OOBHS Student of the Month!

Winter Band and Chorus Concert!

As previously stated, Wednesday, December 19th at 7PM in the HS Cafeteria! Cost is 3.00 for Adults, 2.00 for Students.

A Roman Holiday!

It’s time to start planning ahead for April Vacation in 2020. Ms. Jaffe will be leading a trip to take a group of students to Italy, where they will explore Rome and the Sorrento Region! There will be an informational meeting for parents and students in room 207 of OOBHS (Ms. Jaffe’s room) on Thursday December 13 at 6:30pm, and all who are interested are welcome!

If you cannot attend the meeting, email Ms. Jaffe at sjaffe@rsu23.org for more information. Students who enroll before the holidays will receive an Early Bird discount, so make sure to take advantage of this opportunity fast!

Senior Parents

Students and Parents… please forward any Spring 2018 Sports (Softball, Baseball, Track) candid pictures to smoutsatsos@rsu23.org for inclusion in the 2019 Yearbook.

Attention Parents of Seniors…it is time to start submitting Senior pictures and Senior baby pictures for the Yearbook! Please send digital copies directly to Stephanie Moutsatsos at smoutsatsos@rsu23.org. If you are interested in purchasing a Senior dedication page information is coming soon!!!

Please Read My 2018-2019 Snow Day Memo!

Here is the snow day memo 2018-2019!

Food Service Facebook Page:  Our Food Service Department has a facebook page, please click the link below to view It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

https://www.facebook.com/RSU23FoodNutritionServices

It can also be found by searching for RSU 23 Food & Nutrition Services.

Menus and changes and other information are posted.

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

New Phone Number for the High School Guidance Office

Our high school guidance phone number has changed to 207-937-4999.

Important Upcoming Dates

Monday December 24 -Tuesday January 1 – Holiday Break

Wednesday, January 9  – Early Release Day

Have a great weekend!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

I hope you had a happy Thanksgiving. This is the season of holiday concerts and winter sports. We would love for you to attend any events that our students are participating in. Schedules are on our website. Second quarter progress reports will be available Wednesday, December 12th. Please contact your child’s teachers with any questions regarding academics.

Here are this week’s announcements:

Welcome Mr. Ganley!

OOBHS welcomes Mr. Bob Ganley as our new social studies teacher!

Please see attached for OOBHS Qtr 1 Honor Roll

Early Admission day at OOBHS

12/6 University of Southern Maine

Students! Come and Meet with an admissions rep at OOBHS and find out if you are accepted that day.  Sign up in Guidance Office.

Winter Band and Chorus Concert!

Monday, December 19th at 7PM in the HS Cafeteria! Cost is 3.00 for Adults, 2.00 for Students.

Senior Parents

Attention Parents of Seniors…it is time to start submitting Senior pictures and Senior baby pictures for the Yearbook! Please send digital copies directly to Stephanie Moutsatsos at smoutsatsos@rsu23.org. If you are interested in purchasing a Senior dedication page information is coming soon!!!

Please Read My 2018-2019 Snow Day Memo!

Here is the snow day memo 2018-2019!

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

New Phone Number for the High School Guidance Office

Our high school guidance phone number has changed to 207-937-4999.

Important Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, December 5 – Early Release Day

Monday December 24 -Tuesday January 1 – Holiday Break

Wednesday, January 9 – Early Release Day

Have a great weekend!

-John

 

 

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

Next week students have a full day Monday and an early release on Tuesday. The rest of the week students will be on Thanksgiving break. Students return to school on Monday, November 26th.  There will not be a Principal’s Memo next Friday. I hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving! Here are this week’s communications:

Kareem Niare!

Congratulations to Kareem Niare, who was named Saco Bay Rotary Club OOBHS November 2018 Student of the Month!

Bradley Houle!

Congratulations to Bradley Houle, who was named Portland Arts & Technology High School’s Student of the Quarter!

Thanksgiving Meal Resources Available

If a family does not have access to a kitchen or ability to cook a meal for the holiday, they are invited to have a free Thanksgiving dinner at Most Holy Trinity on Main Street in Saco. Dinner hours are 11 am – 2 pm.  No reservations necessary. If a family cannot leave their home due to illness or other barrier, a hot Thanksgiving dinner can be delivered to their home or location. Please call Most Holy Trinity at 282-3321 or Phyllis Goulet at 284-5040.  Leave a message with working phone #, address, and # in family. They will get back in touch to make a plan for delivery.

Program Launch: Enriching Students CLB Scheduler

In a continued effort to optimize the student learning environment at OOBHS  we launched a new scheduling program that provides every student with an individualized customized learning block (CLB) schedule. This Enriching Students scheduler allows for the individualized scheduling of appointments ranging from academic support to club and activity meetings and also takes into consideration students who have earned CLB and Senior Privileges.

Please Read My 2018-2019 Snow Day Memo!

Here is the snow day memo 2018-2019!

Senior Parents

Attention Parents of Seniors…it is time to start submitting Senior pictures and Senior baby pictures for the Yearbook! Please send digital copies directly to Stephanie Moutsatsos at smoutsatsos@rsu23.org. If you are interested in purchasing a Senior dedication page information is coming soon!!!

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

New Phone Number for the High School Guidance Office

Our high school guidance phone number has changed to 207-937-4999.

Important Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, November 20    Early Release Day

Wednesday November 21    Thanksgiving Break Begins, No School

Wednesday, December 5    Early Release Day

Have a great weekend!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

First quarter report cards will be emailed today. Please talk with your student about their progress to date and again please contact teachers with any questions! Shorter memo this week.

No School Monday, November 12th, To Observe The Veteran’s Day Holiday.

Picture Retakes:  

Picture retakes will now be Wednesday, November 14th.

Thanksgiving Meal Resources Available

If a family does not have access to a kitchen or ability to cook a meal for the holiday, they are invited to have a free Thanksgiving dinner at Most Holy Trinity on Main Street in Saco. Dinner hours are 11 am – 2 pm.  No reservations necessary. If a family cannot leave their home due to illness or other barrier, a hot Thanksgiving dinner can be delivered to their home or location. Please call Most Holy Trinity at 282-3321 or Phyllis Goulet at 284-5040.  Leave a message with working phone #, address, and # in family. They will get back in touch to make a plan for delivery.

Program Launch: Enriching Students CLB Scheduler

In a continued effort to optimize the student learning environment at OOBHS  we launched a new scheduling program that provides every student with an individualized customized learning block (CLB) schedule. This Enriching Students scheduler allows for the individualized scheduling of appointments ranging from academic support to club and activity meetings and also takes into consideration students who have earned CLB and Senior Privileges.

Please Read My 2018-2019 Snow Day Memo!

Here is the snow day memo 2018-2019!

Thank You For Attending Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences!

Fall conferences were a success and we appreciate your effort to come in and meet with our teachers!  Below, are a few stats to sum up our 2018 fall conferences:

  • 3915 Minutes of Parent-Teacher conversation
  • 261 Individual Conferences Hosted
  • 20 Teachers hosted 5 or more conferences
  • 11 Teachers hosted 15 or more conferences

Senior Parents

Attention Parents of Seniors…it is time to start submitting Senior pictures and Senior baby pictures for the Yearbook! Please send digital copies directly to Stephanie Moutsatsos at smoutsatsos@rsu23.org. If you are interested in purchasing a Senior dedication page information is coming soon!!!

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

New Phone Number for the High School Guidance Office

Our high school guidance phone number has changed to 207-937-4999.

Important Upcoming Dates

Monday November 12    Veterans’ Day Observed, No School

Wednesday November 14    Picture Retake Day

Tuesday, November 20    Early Release Day

Wednesday November 21    Thanksgiving Break Begins, No School

Wednesday, December 5    Early Release Day

 

Have a great weekend!

-John

Principal’s Memo

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Hi Everyone,

Congratulations to our marching band for earning a gold medal last Friday at Westbrook High School in the state finals! Well done! A reminder that grades close today. First quarter report cards will be emailed next Friday, November 9th. Please talk with your student about their progress to date and again please contact teachers with any questions. Here are this week’s announcements:

School Picture Retakes Are This Monday November 5th!

No School For OOBHS Only For Election DayTuesday November 6th!

Thanksgiving Assistance 2018

If your family is in need of assistance this year for Thanksgiving, please contact: Cathy Reed ~ Old Orchard Beach High School LCSW at 934-4461 creed@rsu23.org

Requests are due by 11/9/18.

Additional Thanksgiving Meal Resources Available

If a family does not have access to a kitchen or ability to cook a meal for the holiday, they are invited to have a free Thanksgiving dinner at Most Holy Trinity on Main Street in Saco. Dinner hours are 11 am – 2 pm.  No reservations necessary.

If a family cannot leave their home due to illness or other barrier, a hot Thanksgiving dinner can be delivered to their home or location.  Please call Most Holy Trinity at 282-3321 or Phyllis Goulet at 284-5040. Leave a message with working phone #, address, and # in family. They will get back in touch to make a plan for delivery.

Honors For our Musicians!

Congratulations to the following musicians who were selected for the District 1 Honors Music Festival to be held in January-

Trevor Grenier

Hannah LaCourse

Kaylee Vilasuso

Gabe LaSalle

Ryan Johnson

Caitlin Perrigo

Vernon Wells

Also, congratulations to Nick Drown and Vernon Wells who have been selected as All State Jazz musicians for this year!

Thank You For Attending Fall Parent/Teacher Conferences!

Fall conferences were a success and we appreciate your effort to come in and meet with our teachers!  Below, are a few stats to sum up our 2018 fall conferences:

  • 3915 Minutes of Parent-Teacher conversation
  • 261 Individual Conferences Hosted
  • 20 Teachers hosted 5 or more conferences
  • 11 Teachers hosted 15 or more conferences

Senior Parents

Attention Parents of Seniors…it is time to start submitting Senior pictures and Senior baby pictures for the Yearbook! Please send digital copies directly to Stephanie Moutsatsos at smoutsatsos@rsu23.org. If you are interested in purchasing a Senior dedication page information is coming soon!!!

Powerschool Parent Portal

You can access your child’s grades through our student information system Powerschool Parent Portal.  If you need your access information please email Karen Murphy at ksmurphy@rsu23.org.

New Phone Number for the High School Guidance Office

Our high school guidance phone number has changed to 207-937-4999.

Important Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, November 6 Election Day, No School For OOBHS Students

Wednesday, November 7 Early Release Day

Monday, November 12 Veterans’ Day Observed, No School

Tuesday, November 20 Early Release Day

Wednesday November 21 Thanksgiving Break Begins, No School

 

Have a great weekend!

-John

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