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Principal’s Memo – June 11, 2021

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Hi Everyone!

Graduation is complete and we had a wonderful farewell to our beloved Class of 2021. Thanks to everyone who helped make graduation week happen and to those who volunteered their time for the ceremony last Sunday. We have wrapped up the 2020-2021 school year! Thank you all for your tremendous support of our school. We had a great year despite the challenges and we are looking forward to August when we can welcome your children back. The next Principal’s Memo will be Friday, August 27th.. Call or text at (207) 351-0099 if you need me! Please set your calendars for the upcoming important dates in August regarding fall sports and the start of school at the end of the memo. Summer here we come….

QUARTER 4 REPORT CARDS

The quarter 4 report cards will be emailed out next week through our “SwiftReach” system in powerschool.

END OF SCHOOL YEAR DEVICE COLLECTION

All district owned student devices should be returned today (June 11, 2021). If you still have a district owned device (laptop or hot spot), please contact the appropriate school office to make arrangements to return the items. Any questions or concerns can be directed to techcoord@rsu23.org.

SPRING JAZZ PROJECT
Highlights from our Spring 2021 jazz projects – the students did a great job and big thanks to Ryan Johnson for sound engineering and Gabe LaSalle for video editing! Enjoy

 

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES!
Congratulations to Alex Hodgkins, Melissa Pelletier, and Emily Tucker who were inducted into the OOBHS chapter of the National Honor Society this spring!

BOOSTER CLUB NEWS MAY 21, 2021
Greetings and Happy Spring!
We have some exciting news to share!  After careful consideration we have decided to join forces with the Loranger/Jameson PTO. Our new name will be RSU23 PTO/Booster Club! This collaboration will be beneficial to all schools as we continue supporting OOB High School students and faculty! We will still have scholarships, concessions, and be supportive of any school activity or classroom in need of assistance!

RSU 23 PTO/Booster Club is still in need of volunteers to assist with upcoming fundraisers and future concessions. If interested please email pto@rsu23.org. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped the Booster Club in the last few years! It truly takes a village to make a successful organization and we appreciated all the help along the way!

Let’s continue to show the same support to our new team of officers:
Samantha Sauls, President
Lisa St. Louis, Vice President
Alex LePauloue, Treasurer
Jennifer Erickson, Secretary
Jennifer Partridge, Secretary

Thank you again!
Jenna Payea, past President
Karin Lavigne, past VP
Kara Poulin, past Secretary
Rene LaPlante, past Treasurer

APEX YOUTH CONNECTION
Apex Youth Connection, located in Biddeford, offers low-cost camp options for area youth and they are looking to get the word out. https://www.apexyouthconnection.org. Their executive director Melissa Cilley (email: director@apexyouthconnection.org) has plenty of information available for promoting the summer camp programs, she would love to get in contact and share!

IMPORTANT & UPCOMING DATES

  • Today, June 11  – Last Day of School
  • Monday, August 16Fall Sports Begin
  • Thursday, September 2First Day of School Grade 9 
  • Friday, September 3No School 
  • Monday, September 6Labor Day, No School
  • Tuesday, September 7First Day of School Grades 10-12
  • Tuesday September 7First Day of Classes at BRCOT
  • Wednesday, September 15Early Release Day/OOBHS Open House 6PM

Thank you!
-John

Principal’s Memo – June 4, 2021

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Hi Everyone,
We are headed into graduation weekend full steam ahead. Please pay close attention to the “Upcoming Important Dates” section at the bottom of the memo so you can mark your calendars. Here are the communications for this week! 

CLASS OF 2021 GRADUATION!
I would like to invite everyone to our graduation ceremony this Sunday, June 6th at 2:00pm at the Seaside Pavilion. Parking at the site is extremely limited so please park at the high school, where shuttle bus transportation will be provided to and from the event starting at 1:00. We ask that all attendees wear masks.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES!
Congratulations to Alex Hodgkins, Melissa Pelletier, and Emily Tucker who were inducted into the OOBHS chapter of the National Honor Society this spring!

OOBHS JAZZ COMBO AWARDED AT NATIONALS!
Congratulations to OOBHS Jazz Combo group members Ryan Johnson, Gabe LaSalle, Trevor Grenier, Cormac Quinlan, and Nick Drown, for placing third at the NATIONAL High School Jazz Festival in the Live Performance category. Quite an accomplishment!

OOBHS YEARBOOK WINS NATIONAL AWARD!
Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, announced that Old Orchard Beach High School’s yearbook program has achieved the Jostens 2021 National Yearbook Program of Excellence award at the Bronze Level. The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes engaging yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping students develop 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration, and information and communication technologies (ICT) literacy. The Old Orchard Beach High School award-winning yearbook program is led by Melissa Pelletier, Emily Tucker and Katie Holt under the direction of Stephanie Moutsatsos yearbook adviser. Congratulations!

9TH-11TH GRADE EXAM SCHEDULE AND DETAILS

Friday, June 4 
Block 2 Exam 8:30-10:00
Block 4 Exam 10:30-12:00
Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45
Wednesday, June 9
Remote Wednesday Schedule
Monday, June 7
Block 1 Exam 8:30-10:00
Block 3 Exam 10:30-12:00
Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45
Thursday, June 10
Block 5 Exam 8:30-10:00
Block 7 Exam 10:30-12:00
Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45
Tuesday, June 8
Block 6 Exam 8:30-10:00
Block 8 Exam 10:30-12:00
Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45
Friday, June 11
Make-Up Exams 8:30-10:00

 

Additional Information:

  • Transportation- Busses will run daily at 12:10 and 2:45
  • Food- Breakfast is served daily and lunches will be provided before and after the second exam.
  • Study Areas- If students don’t have a final exam they are expected to be in the cafeteria or the library. The library and Study Support (Room 104) 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)-  The Study Support room will be staffed and the room will be available for all interested students. Attendance at Study Support is required for those students who still have missing assignments and/or failing grades.
  • Executive Functioning Skills- Students with scheduled learning labs need to attend.
  • Timeliness: Students should be arriving on-time for exams. Any Students arriving late to tests should be sent to the main office to check-in.
  • Afternoon Make-Up Exams- Students that miss an exam due to an excused absence need to see their teacher as soon as possible to schedule an exam make-up.

END OF SCHOOL YEAR DEVICE COLLECTION
We will be collecting all district owned student devices at the end of this school year. All students/parents will be required to fill out the EOY Device Collection Form, confirming the condition of their device and all accessories. Please complete the just before returning device. Any questions or concerns can be directed to techcoord@rsu23.org

OOB HS Device Collection Plan
Date Action Group
6/2-6/4 Early Device Turn-In  ****All students who do not need Chromebooks for finals Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2022 -2024)
6/7 to 6/10 Finals Week Device Turn-In

****All students will turn-in devices to the Library after their last final exam

Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2022 -2024)
6/11 and Beyond Missing items letters
(e.g. list missing items, bring back ASAP or pay Fees Due)
Juniors – Freshman (YOG 2022 -2024)

Students with District’s HotspotsHotspots will be required to be turned in with your device.
Remote Academy Students You will be contacted with dates & times of when & where you can drop off your devices.  

BOOSTER CLUB NEWS MAY 21, 2021
Greetings and Happy Spring!
We have some exciting news to share!  After careful consideration we have decided to join forces with the Loranger/Jameson PTO. Our new name will be RSU23 PTO/Booster Club! This collaboration will be beneficial to all schools as we continue supporting OOB High School students and faculty! We will still have scholarships, concessions, and be supportive of any school activity or classroom in need of assistance!

RSU 23 PTO/Booster Club is still in need of volunteers to assist with upcoming fundraisers and future concessions. If interested please email pto@rsu23.org. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped the Booster Club in the last few years! It truly takes a village to make a successful organization and we appreciated all the help along the way!

Let’s continue to show the same support to our new team of officers:
Samantha Sauls, President
Lisa St. Louis, Vice President
Alex LePauloue, Treasurer
Jennifer Erickson, Secretary
Jennifer Partridge, Secretary

Thank you again!
Jenna Payea, past President
Karin Lavigne, past VP
Kara Poulin, past Secretary
Rene LaPlante, past Treasurer

APEX YOUTH CONNECTION
Apex Youth Connection, located in Biddeford, offers low-cost camp options for area youth and they are looking to get the word out. https://www.apexyouthconnection.org. Their executive director Melissa Cilley (email: director@apexyouthconnection.org) has plenty of information available for promoting the summer camp programs, she would love to get in contact and share!

VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN FOR CLASS OF 2021
Congratulations to Ryan Johnson and Duffy Rose who earned Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively. in a very competitive graduating class!!  A great honor.

KATIE O’NEILL!
Congratulations to senior Katie O’Neil who has been named May 2021 OOBHS and Saco Bay Rotary Club Student of the Month!

RENTAL ASSISTANCE!
The government has released rental assistance funds for families impacted by the economic downturn due to the pandemic. For more information please click this link: https://yccac.org/covid-19-rent-relief-program/

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Students must complete 20 hours of community service as a graduation requirement. Parents of seniors please check with your child to find out if they still have hours to complete. Please contact the guidance office for community service opportunities. We have plenty for the kids to do!

STUDENT SUPPLY CLOSET BOTTLE DRIVE
Money raised will purchase food, emergency needs and gift cards for OOBHS families. See the flyer to participate or Contact Ms. Moutsatsos (smoutsatsos@rsu23.org) or Mrs. Dupee (edupee@rsu23.org) to get a pre-tagged CLYNK bag.

IMPORTANT & UPCOMING DATES

  • Sunday, June 6 – Graduation (2 PM) Seaside Pavilion
  • Wednesday, June 9 – Senior Trip at Wild Acres
  • Thursday June 11  – Last Day of School

Thank you!
-John

Principal’s Memo – May 28, 2021

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Hi Everyone,
As we cruise into Memorial Day weekend (there is no school on Monday in observance of the holiday) please check with your child about their academic progress to ensure all obligations are completed prior to June 11th.  Things are moving smoothly here at the high school as students are looking forward to graduation, the great weather, and a positive end to the year! Please pay close attention to the “Upcoming Important Dates” section at the bottom of the memo so you can mark your calendars. Here are the communications for this week! 

2021 VIRTUAL AWARDS CEREMONY
This year’s 2021 AWARDS CEREMONY will be held Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 5:30 pm. It will be held in a virtual format in order to maximize the number of guests who can attend while adhering to COVID-19 health and safety guidelines so as to minimize risks of a COVID-19 exposure prior to the in-person graduation ceremony. Our hope is that by limiting group gatherings in the days leading up to the June 6th Graduation Ceremony, we will maximize the ability for all seniors and their guests to enjoy the in person graduation ceremony. We thank everyone for their understanding and support in this matter. The link to attend the Virtual Awards Ceremony will be sent to all students and parents/guardians via email prior to June 3rd. We look forward to celebrating this event and our students many achievements with you all!

OOBHS JAZZ COMBO AWARDED AT NATIONALS!
Congratulations to OOBHS Jazz Combo group members Ryan Johnson, Gabe LaSalle, Trevor Grenier, Cormac Quinlan, and Nick Drown, for placing third at the NATIONAL High School Jazz Festival in the Live Performance category. Quite an accomplishment!

GRADUATION 2021 RETURNS TO THE SEASIDE PAVILION!
Thanks to loosened COVID restrictions, and as reported, graduation will return to our traditional venue, The Seaside Pavilion, on Sunday, June 6. The ceremony will begin at 2 PM. There are no limits on the number of attendees. We ask people to park at OOBHS and shuttle buses will transport everyone to the venue. The buses will begin running at 1PM. All attendees are required to wear masks. 

OOBHS YEARBOOK WINS NATIONAL AWARD!
Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, announced that Old Orchard Beach High School’s yearbook program has achieved the Jostens 2021 National Yearbook Program of Excellence award at the Bronze Level. The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes engaging yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping students develop 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration, and information and communication technologies (ICT) literacy. The Old Orchard Beach High School award-winning yearbook program is led by Melissa Pelletier, Emily Tucker and Katie Holt under the direction of Stephanie Moutsatsos yearbook adviser. Congratulations!

9TH-11TH GRADE EXAM SCHEDULE AND DETAILS

Friday, June 4 
Block 2 Exam 8:30-10:00
Block 4 Exam 10:30-12:00
Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45
Wednesday, June 9
Remote Wednesday Schedule
Monday, June 7
Block 1 Exam 8:30-10:00
Block 3 Exam 10:30-12:00
Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45
Thursday, June 10
Block 5 Exam 8:30-10:00
Block 7 Exam 10:30-12:00
Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45
Tuesday, June 8
Block 6 Exam 8:30-10:00
Block 8 Exam 10:30-12:00
Exam Make-Up 12:30-2:45
Friday, June 11
Make-Up Exams 8:30-10:00

Additional Information:

  • Transportation- Busses will run daily at 12:10 and 2:45
  • Food- Breakfast is served daily and lunches will be provided before and after the second exam.
  • Study Areas- If students don’t have a final exam they are expected to be in the cafeteria or the library. The library and Study Support (Room 104) 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)-  The Study Support room will be staffed and the room will be available for all interested students. Attendance at Study Support is required for those students who still have missing assignments and/or failing grades.  
  • Executive Functioning Skills- Students with scheduled learning labs need to attend.
  • Timeliness: Students should be arriving on-time for exams. Any Students arriving late to tests should be sent to the main office to check-in.
  • Afternoon Make-Up Exams- Students that miss an exam due to an excused absence need to see their teacher as soon as possible to schedule an exam make-up. 

BOOSTER CLUB NEWS MAY 21, 2021
Greetings and Happy Spring!
We have some exciting news to share!  After careful consideration we have decided to join forces with the Loranger/Jameson PTO. Our new name will be RSU23 PTO/Booster Club! This collaboration will be beneficial to all schools as we continue supporting OOB High School students and faculty! We will still have scholarships, concessions, and be supportive of any school activity or classroom in need of assistance! 

RSU 23 PTO/Booster Club is still in need of volunteers to assist with upcoming fundraisers and future concessions. If interested please email pto@rsu23.org. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped the Booster Club in the last few years! It truly takes a village to make a successful organization and we appreciated all the help along the way!

Let’s continue to show the same support to our new team of officers:
Samantha Sauls, President
Lisa St. Louis, Vice President
Alex LePauloue, Treasurer
Jennifer Erickson, Secretary
Jennifer Partridge, Secretary

Thank you again!
Jenna Payea, past President
Karin Lavigne, past VP
Kara Poulin, past Secretary
Rene LaPlante, past Treasurer

APEX YOUTH CONNECTION
Apex Youth Connection, located in Biddeford, offers low-cost camp options for area youth and they are looking to get the word out. https://www.apexyouthconnection.org. Their executive director Melissa Cilley (email: director@apexyouthconnection.org) has plenty of information available for promoting the summer camp programs, she would love to get in contact and share!

VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN FOR CLASS OF 2021
Congratulations to Ryan Johnson and Duffy Rose who earned Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively. in a very competitive graduating class!!  A great honor.

KATIE O’NEILL!
Congratulations to senior Katie O’Neil who has been named May 2021 OOBHS and Saco Bay Rotary Club Student of the Month!

RENTAL ASSISTANCE!
The government has released rental assistance funds for families impacted by the economic downturn due to the pandemic. For more information please click this link: https://yccac.org/covid-19-rent-relief-program/

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Students must complete 20 hours of community service as a graduation requirement. Parents of seniors please check with your child to find out if they still have hours to complete. Please contact the guidance office for community service opportunities. We have plenty for the kids to do!

STUDENT SUPPLY CLOSET BOTTLE DRIVE
Money raised will purchase food, emergency needs and gift cards for OOBHS families. See the flyer to participate or Contact Ms. Moutsatsos (smoutsatsos@rsu23.org) or Mrs. Dupee (edupee@rsu23.org) to get a pre-tagged CLYNK bag.

SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAM!
As a reminder, breakfast and lunch are available daily at school and free to all students throughout the entire school year. We ask that you still complete a Free and Reduced Application.  These applications help us to receive funding and programming that helps all students district-wide.  In addition, if you qualify, you can get Spectrum internet for only $14.95/month! Applications are available at the front office and on our website at:  http://rsu23.schoollunchapp.com. School breakfast and lunch menus are also posted on the RSU 23 Website on the Food & Nutrition Page. Please feel free to contact Caroline Trinder, Food & Nutrition Services Director, with any questions at ctrinder@rsu23.org or 934-4461 ext. 1239. We are looking forward to serving healthy and tasty meals all year!

Free Breakfasts and Lunches are also provided every Wednesday behind Loranger Memorial School between 10:15-10:45am, no need to RSVP, just show up!

IMPORTANT & UPCOMING DATES

  • Monday, May 31  – No School, Memorial Day
  • Thursday, June 3 – Virtual Awards Ceremony (5:30 pm)
  • Sunday, June 6 – Graduation (2 PM) Seaside Pavilion
  • Wednesday, June 9 – Senior Trip at Wild Acres
  • Thursday June 11  – Last Day of School

Thank you!
-John

Principal’s Memo – May 21, 2021

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Hi Everyone,
Please check with your child about their academic progress to ensure all obligations are completed prior to June 11th.  Things are moving smoothly here at the high school as students are looking forward to graduation, the great weather, and a positive end to the year! Please pay close attention to the “Upcoming Important Dates” section at the bottom of the memo so you can mark your calendars. Here are the communications for this week! 

GRADUATION 2021 RETURNS TO THE SEASIDE PAVILION!
Thanks to loosened COVID restrictions, and as reported, graduation will return to our traditional venue, The Seaside Pavilion, on Sunday, June 6. The ceremony will begin at 2 PM. There are no limits on the number of attendees. We ask people to park at OOBHS and shuttle buses will transport everyone to the venue. The buses will begin running at 1PM. All attendees are required to wear masks. 

OOBHS YEARBOOK WINS NATIONAL AWARD!
Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, announced that Old Orchard Beach High School’s yearbook program has achieved the Jostens 2021 National Yearbook Program of Excellence award at the Bronze Level. The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes engaging yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping students develop 21st century skills such as communication, collaboration, and information and communication technologies (ICT) literacy. The Old Orchard Beach High School award-winning yearbook program is led by Melissa Pelletier, Emily Tucker and Katie Holt under the direction of Stephanie Moutsatsos yearbook adviser. Congratulations!

BOOSTER CLUB NEWS MAY 21, 2021
Greetings and Happy Spring!
We have some exciting news to share!  After careful consideration we have decided to join forces with the Loranger/Jameson PTO. Our new name will be RSU23 PTO/Booster Club! This collaboration will be beneficial to all schools as we continue supporting OOB High School students and faculty! We will still have scholarships, concessions, and be supportive of any school activity or classroom in need of assistance! 

RSU 23 PTO/Booster Club is still in need of volunteers to assist with upcoming fundraisers and future concessions. If interested please email pto@rsu23.org. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has helped the Booster Club in the last few years! It truly takes a village to make a successful organization and we appreciated all the help along the way!

Let’s continue to show the same support to our new team of officers:
Samantha Sauls, President
Lisa St. Louis, Vice President
Alex LePauloue, Treasurer
Jennifer Erickson, Secretary
Jennifer Partridge, Secretary

Thank you again!
Jenna Payea, past President
Karin Lavigne, past VP
Kara Poulin, past Secretary
Rene LaPlante, past Treasurer

APEX YOUTH CONNECTION
Apex Youth Connection, located in Biddeford, offers low-cost camp options for area youth and they are looking to get the word out. https://www.apexyouthconnection.org. Their executive director Melissa Cilley (email: director@apexyouthconnection.org) has plenty of information available for promoting the summer camp programs, she would love to get in contact and share!

VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN FOR CLASS OF 2021
Congratulations to Ryan Johnson and Duffy Rose who earned Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively. in a very competitive graduating class!!  A great honor.

KATIE O’NEILL!
Congratulations to senior Katie O’Neil who has been named May 2021 OOBHS and Saco Bay Rotary Club Student of the Month!

QUARTER 4 PROGRESS REPORT GRADES
Quarter 4 progress report grades are available on the powerschool parent portal.

SENIOR EXAM WEEK
Senior exam week begins Monday, May 24 and the complete schedule is posted below. All students are expected to take their finals with their teachers during the scheduled exam blocks. Unless teachers have requested otherwise, students are not expected to attend classes after their scheduled exam blocks during exam week. Students will be informed of any of these scheduling adjustments by Friday, May 21. Students that miss an exam due to an excused absence need to see their teacher as soon as possible to schedule an exam make-up. Thanks and good luck!

Thursday, May 20 (Blue Day)
Last Senior Blue Day
Tuesday, May 25 (White Day)
Block 2 Exam 8:30-9:50
Block 4  Exam 9:55-11:15
Friday, May 21 (White Day)
Last Senior White Day
Thursday, May 27 (Blue Day)
Block 5 Exam 11:20-1:15
Block 7 Exam 1:20-2:40
Monday, May 24  (Blue Day)
Block 1 Exam 8:30-9:50
Block 3 Exam 9:55-11:15
Friday, May 28 (White Day)
Block 6 Exam 11:20-1:15
Block 8 Exam 1:20-2:40

Additional Information:

  • Transportation- Busses will run daily at 12:10 and 2:45
  • Food- Breakfast is served daily and lunches will be provided before and after the second exam.
  • Study Areas- If students don’t have a final exam they are expected to be in the cafeteria or the library. The library and Study Support (Room 104) 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)-  The Study Support room will be staffed and the room will be available for all interested students. Attendance at Study Support is required for those students who still have missing assignments and/or failing grades.  
  • Executive Functioning Skills- Students with scheduled learning labs need to attend.
  • Timeliness: Students should be arriving on-time for exams. Any Students arriving late to tests should be sent to the main office to check-in.
  • Afternoon Make-Up Exams- Students that miss an exam due to an excused absence need to see their teacher as soon as possible to schedule an exam make-up. 

2021 VIRTUAL AWARDS CEREMONY
This year’s 2021 AWARDS CEREMONY will be held Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 5:30 pm. It will be held in a virtual format in order to maximize the number of guests who can attend while adhering to COVID-19 health and safety guidelines so as to minimize risks of a COVID-19 exposure prior to the in-person graduation ceremony.  Our hope is that by limiting group gatherings in the days leading up to the June 6th Graduation Ceremony, we will maximize the ability for all seniors and their guests to enjoy the in person graduation ceremony.  We thank everyone for their understanding and support in this matter.  The link to attend the Virtual Awards Ceremony will be sent to all students and parents/guardians via email prior to June 3rd. We look forward to celebrating this event and our students many achievements with you all!

SENIOR CAREER EXPLORATIONS PROJECT
As a reminder, all seniors NOT in a vocational program are required to complete a Career Explorations Project by today (this is the alternate project that was approved as a replacement to the internship project that has been required in past years). At this point, Non-Voc. Seniors should have completed and submitted their Career Explorations Interview and Research Assignment as well as a Thank You Email to their Interviewee, and now should be reaching out to schedule their Final Reflective Conversation with Ms. Moutsatsos or Ms. Hayes.  Please don’t hesitate to reach out for assistance as needed to smoutsatsos@rsu23.org or jhayes@rsu23.org.

RENTAL ASSISTANCE!
The government has released rental assistance funds for families impacted by the economic downturn due to the pandemic. For more information please click this link: https://yccac.org/covid-19-rent-relief-program/

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Students must complete 20 hours of community service as a graduation requirement. Parents of seniors please check with your child to find out if they still have hours to complete. Please contact the guidance office for community service opportunities. We have plenty for the kids to do!

STUDENT SUPPLY CLOSET BOTTLE DRIVE
Money raised will purchase food, emergency needs and gift cards for OOBHS families. See the flyer to participate or Contact Ms. Moutsatsos (smoutsatsos@rsu23.org) or Mrs. Dupee (edupee@rsu23.org) to get a pre-tagged CLYNK bag.

SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAM!
As a reminder, breakfast and lunch are available daily at school and free to all students throughout the entire school year. We ask that you still complete a Free and Reduced Application.  These applications help us to receive funding and programming that helps all students district-wide.  In addition, if you qualify, you can get Spectrum internet for only $14.95/month! Applications are available at the front office and on our website at:  http://rsu23.schoollunchapp.com. School breakfast and lunch menus are also posted on the RSU 23 Website on the Food & Nutrition Page. Please feel free to contact Caroline Trinder, Food & Nutrition Services Director, with any questions at ctrinder@rsu23.org or 934-4461 ext. 1239. We are looking forward to serving healthy and tasty meals all year!

Free Breakfasts and Lunches are also provided every Wednesday behind Loranger Memorial School between 10:15-10:45am, no need to RSVP, just show up!

IMPORTANT & UPCOMING DATES

  • Thursday, May 20 to Friday May 28  – Senior Exam Week
  • Monday, May 31  – No School, Memorial Day
  • Thursday, June 3 – Virtual Awards Ceremony (5:30 pm)
  • Sunday, June 6 – Graduation (2 PM) Seaside Pavilion
  • Wednesday, June 9 – Senior Trip at Wild Acres
  • Thursday June 11  – Last Day of School

Thank you!
-John

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