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MSAD #51 District Newsletter - January 28, 2021

posted Jan 28, 2021, 12:42 PM by Fran Prentice   [ updated Jan 28, 2021, 12:42 PM ]

Notices from the Office of the Superintendent

Superintendent Porter's Blog 

To view Superintendent Porter's most recent Blog Post, click here.

COVID Information for Students & Staff

Both of the tools below can be found on the District and school websites.

Covid-19 Daily Screening Tool

Click Here to Report a Positive COVID-19 Case - please use this tool to report positive COVID-19 cases as soon as possible

Pre-K Lottery and Kindergarten Registration for 2021-2022

MSAD #51 Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for MSAD #51 (Cumberland-North Yarmouth) will be held February 1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th. If your child will be five years old on or before October 15, 2021, he/she is eligible to attend kindergarten this fall. You may drop off completed registration packets in person (mask required) between the hours of 9:15am - 2:15pm or mail, scan/email or fax in the completed packets. You will need to provide a picture of your child’s original birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency to complete the packet. 

If you have a student currently enrolled in a private school and would like them to attend Mabel I. Wilson School in the fall, please register your child during that week as well. 

To obtain registration forms in advance please visit our website (www.sites.google.com/a/msad51.org/mabel-i-wilson-school). We want to ensure all incoming students are included in the placement process for the 2021-22 school year. If you have any questions, please call MIW at 829-4825.               

MSAD #51 Pre-K Lottery

MSAD #51 (Cumberland-North Yarmouth) is pleased to announce that we will continue our small public Pre-K program for 32 students (16 each session) starting in September 2021.

The program will run half days (morning and afternoon session) four days per week (M, T, Th, F) for approximately 135 days during the school year.  The program is located at Mabel I. Wilson school and is in partnership with Child Development Services.

In order to be considered, your child must be 4, but not 5, years old before October 15, 2021 and you must be a resident of Cumberland or North Yarmouth.  

Screenings will take place via Zoom for eligible children during the first week of March.

If interested, please fill out the interest application (https://forms.gle/Tc1kbvNjETRAN7KG8) no later than Friday, February 5, 2021. 

Stay Connected

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MSAD #51 Board of Directors Information

Meetings start at 6:30 pm (approved at the October 19 meeting) in the Greely Center for the Arts at GHS unless otherwise noted.

February 1 - Regular Meeting

Remember you can watch our meetings on YouTube LIVE (http://bit.ly/msad51livevideo).

Meeting Dates, Agendas & Minutes
Board of Director's Meeting Videos


Community Partners

Our Community Partners are strong supporters of various areas of the school.  Without them, our students would not have many of the wonderful opportunities and experiences that they receive.

PTO MIW Family Game Night

Join Greely PTO and the Mabel I. Wilson school community for a family game night from the comfort of your own home on Friday, January 29th. Send in a photo or short video clip of your family playing a favorite game to greelypto51@gmail.com. Please include the name of the game and #miwfamilygamenight in your email. All photos/videos will be compiled into one video to be shared with the MIW school community on social media.

PTO's Parent University Presents "Parenting Through Uncertainty"

Join Greely PTO and featured presenters Rebecca Brown, MSW, LCSW and Eric Brown, LCPC, LADC for the virtual Parent University workshop, "Parenting Through Uncertainty" to be held Thursday, February 11th 6-8 pm via Google Meet. 2020 brought new and unanticipated stressors never before seen in our lifetime. Come and learn some basic skills for recognizing and responding to childhood anxiety during these uncertain times. For registration and more information please go to greelypto.org.


Useful Links

Employment Opportunities

MSAD #51 Website

2018-2021 Strategic Plan

District Calendar

GHS Athletics Schedule


If you would like something included in our weekly newsletter, please send a brief write up with title along with a JPEG or PNG image of your flyer (if applicable) to Tammy Tarling for approval. The deadline each week is Sunday. Any requests received after Sunday will be reviewed for possible submission in the following week's newsletter. All approved submissions will be posted on the district's website.

Not all items in this email are MSAD #51 sponsored programs. If you need more information, please contact the group or organization that is sponsoring the event.

Maine School Administrative District #51
357 Tuttle Road, PO Box 6A, Cumberland, ME 04021
info@msad51.org   |    207.829.4800