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Greely High School Drama Club Present “Guys and Dolls”

posted by Tammy Tarling   [ updated ]

The celebrated musical comedy by Frank Loesser will come to life on the GHS stage in November. Set in the1940’s, a lively cast of characters including gangsters, gamblers, showgirls, and missionaries takes theaudience from New York City to Havana, Cuba with lively songs and a dicey plot. Secret gambling, saucy hotbox numbers, a holy-rolling church mission, and unpredictable romance will be enhanced by memorableBroadway tunes including: “Sit Down You’re Rocking the Boat”, “Luck be a Lady” and “I’ll Know.” Get in on the action!

Dates: Thur.-Sat. November 16, 17, & 18 at 7:30pm; Sunday, Nov. 19 matinée at 2pm

Tickets are $10 for adults / $8 for students/senior citizens.
 can be purchased at GHS during show week and at the door prior to each show. 303 Main St.Cumberland Center; 04021
 more information go to: www.greelydramaboosters.org .

Special Event on Opening Night: Thursday, November 16th
 Citizen tickets for Opening Night will be available for $6 with reservations at Louie’s Grille for 11/16beginning at 5 pm. Blue plate specials and regular menu will be available for purchase. For dinnerreservations call 489-9087. Tickets for the Thursday night show will be held at the door for restaurant patrons.

Greely PTO Parent Appeal: We Need Your Help!

posted Oct 13, 2017, 11:03 AM by Tammy Tarling

Give to Greely PTO's 3rd Annual Parent Power Appeal by November 3!

Thank you to everyone who has already contributed to the Parent Power Appeal this year! We're a little over the halfway mark to reaching our $10,000 goal and need some extra "parent power" to get to the finish line! The deadline is Friday, November 3rd.

Last year, Greely PTO contributed $21,592 for teachers K-8 to invest in enrichment opportunities for their students and created and/or contributed to more than 20 family events that help foster a vibrant school community. 

None of this would be possible without the support of MSAD-51's generous parent community! Thank you for helping make this powerful impact on Greely schools by supporting our biggest and most important fundraiser. 
A reminder form is going home in students' folders today and can also be printed from our website. If paying by check, please send it in with your child to school along with the completed form. Or you can make your gift online.
To learn more about Greely PTO: Visit us online | Like Us on Facebook | Send Us An Email at greeypto51@gmail.com

Foundation 51 Grant Application Deadline is October 20th!

posted Oct 12, 2017, 7:34 AM by Tammy Tarling

Did you know that anyone in the community can apply for a grant from Foundation 51? Don’t delay, take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to have an impact on the education of students in Cumberland and North Yarmouth.

Foundation 51 seeks grant proposals that support any or all of the following:

·         Innovative teaching techniques and methods

·         Programs that support the curriculum, while enriching intellectual growth

·         Pilot programs that explore new and imaginative curricular ideas and teaching methods

·         Projects that have the potential to be self-sustaining

·         Projects may be submitted by students, teachers and community members

Click here,  for the grant application. 


Foundation 51 is a volunteer, non-profit organization whose mission is to provide independent funding to promote innovative student development in MSAD 51. By supporting the inventive use of existing and emerging teaching methods, Foundation 51 seeks to enrich the educational experience with programs that inspire creativity and passion, and encourage social responsibility. 

Like us on Facebook @Foundation 51

Greely Gear Back to School Sale Ends THIS Friday!

posted Oct 11, 2017, 12:51 PM by Tammy Tarling

It's not too late! There's still time to show your school spirit with the latest Greely Gear, available via the Greely PTO's Back to School Sale!  Proceeds support the Greely PTO mission of supporting educational enrichment opportunities for students K-8.
Place your order (paper orders only for this sale) by returning the order form with your child to school attn: Greely PTO by this FridayOctober 13th(please write-in your child's grade and teacher to help with delivery).
Go Rangers!

Red Cross Community Blood Drive

posted Oct 6, 2017, 6:02 AM by Tammy Tarling   [ updated Oct 6, 2017, 6:02 AM ]

Red Cross Community Blood Drive Wed. October 18 1-6 pm, at the Tuttle Road Methodist Church.  For an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or just walk in.

Soup & Cider Day at Skyline Farm

posted Oct 6, 2017, 6:01 AM by Tammy Tarling

Soup & Cider Day will be held Sunday, Oct. 15 from 12-3 p.m. at Skyline Farm, The Lane, North Yarmouth


Beautiful Skyline Farm, North Yarmouth Historical's newly-refurbished cider press‚ and bushels of local apples: the perfect combination for a brisk Maine October day. This is fall at its best!

Everyone is invited to pitch apples into the hopper of the cider press, help turn the crank, and watch the liquid gold pour away. There will be plenty of cider for all and delicious homemade soup and breads, too.

Soup & Cider Day is traditionally a real community affair and, as always, we're asking for a few good cooks to contribute a crockpot of your best soup or your favorite cornbread or rolls. Every year brings a new culinary delight, thanks to talented and generous local kitchen experts. Please call 
(207) 846-4379 to let us know what you can bring.

This beloved event is open to all. Walk Skyline's trails… peek into the museum... have a hearty lunch ... drink 100% fresh cider ... pick a bushel of apples down the road at Hansel's Orchard. 

An additional feature will be miniature horse-drawn wagon rides by Ben Lapointe of Greene, back by popular demand from Skyline’s Sleigh Day and Plow Day events. 

Enjoy a beautiful fall day. Dress warmly! Donations are welcomed.

Aging in Place Forum

posted Oct 6, 2017, 6:00 AM by Tammy Tarling

Prince Memorial Library Annual Book Sale

posted Oct 6, 2017, 5:58 AM by Tammy Tarling

Annual Book Sale at Prince Memorial Library

266 Main Street, Cumberland ME 04021

Thursday, 10/12   12pm-8 pm (Preview for PML patrons)

Friday, 10/13   9am-5 pm

Saturday, 10/14   9am-2pm

Tuesday, 10/17   9am-3pm,  “Bag of Books” for a donation

Junior Class Fundraiser-- GET YOUR CAR DETAILED— Interior Cleaning!

posted Oct 5, 2017, 5:41 AM by Tammy Tarling

Before the snow flies, wouldn't it be nice to get rid of the beach sand, dog fur, and kid messes?
$20 gets you 15 minutes with a team of 4 juniors.  They will vacuum seats, car mats, back ends, wipe down wheel/dash, inside doors, and clean all interior windows.  Special cleaning requests may also be made. 
The event takes place on Saturday, October 14 from 9:00AM-2:00PM at Greely High School parking lot.  Walk-in accepted, but appointments preferred.  Email kdexter@msad51.org your 1st and 2nd choice time slots (available every 15 minutes) and phone #. Bring in two vehicles from the same household and pay only $35!  What a steal! Remember to sign up for two time slots!  Sign up soon, as spots fill quickly.   A confirmation email will be sent.


Parent University: Bullying/Cyberbullying on Oct 11, Parental Controls October 19th

posted Oct 4, 2017, 11:38 AM by Tammy Tarling

The Greely PTO is excited to kick off this year's Parent University series starting next week with two sessions that go hand in hand - we hope you can join us!
Please join us on Wednesday, October 11th at Greely Middle School Cafeteria, 6-8pm, for this interactive session led by Mandy Levine, certified facilitator of ADL's A World of Difference Institute, we'll discuss ways to help kids and ourselves navigate these complex issues. 
Space is limited. Please register for this free session or visit our website for information.
  • Individuals who register by or before Thursday, October 5th will receive a complimentary copy of the MSAD-51 Bullying Resource Guide at the session. This guide was created by Greely PTO last spring, in partnership with school counselors K-12. It provides a blueprint for parents about the resources and programs available to their kid(s) to prevent and manage bullying throughout their Greely school experience.
This session on ThursdayOctober 19th at Greely Middle School Cafeteria, 6-8pm, will be led by Dirk Van Curan, MSAD-51's Directory of Technology. Dirk Van Curan will present an informative presentation and dialogue on how to manage our kids in the new reality of online everything. He'll discuss MSAD51 digital citizenship initiatives, internet safety and best practices, parental control and monitoring options, and more. Feel free to bring your own devices for advice or practice!
Space is limited. Please register for this free session or visit our website for information.

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