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MSAD #51 District Newsletter - May 21, 2020

posted May 21, 2020, 1:26 PM by Fran Prentice

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Notices from the Office of the Superintendent


Superintendent Porter's Blog

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

Continuity of Learning Plans
Please click this link to access the Continuity of Learning Website for MSAD #51 Families.

Picture of the Week

This week is outdoor classroom week. All week we have been posting on our social media sites various ideas of how to learn outside or an inspirational quote. Where are you learning this week? If you were outside, send us your outside learning photos at gorangers@msad51.org.

Brick and Seat Campaign - Last Chance!

Sunday, May 31st will be the LAST opportunity to purchase a Brick and/or Seat at the Greely Center for the Arts. Leave Your Legacy!

This is a great way to honor a senior, an alumni or organization.
Did someone make a particular difference in your life and you want to recognize them?
Do you know a graduating Senior?
Do you have a student that makes you proud?
Looking for a way to have your business name out there?

Purchase a Brick or Seat today! To learn more or to purchase a brick or seat go to www.msad51.org/donate.  You can also mail in this order form with your check.*

Questions can be directed to Ashley Caswell at acaswell@msad51.org

* If mailing an order form and check, ensure you leave enough time for the post office to deliver it prior to May 31st. On June 1st the last order will be placed and the program will close.

Stay Connected

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MSAD #51 Board of Directors Information


Meetings start at 7:00 pm in the Gyger Room at GHS unless otherwise noted.

June 1 - Regular Meeting and FY 21 Public Hearing, 6:00 PM, Virtual Meeting

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

Ways to participate in a Virtual School Board meeting

Important: Be sure to include your name and town of residence if you are a MSAD #51 resident, or position if you are an employee.

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

Budget Information 2020-21


Detailed budget information can be found on the District's website at: http://www.msad51.org/home/school-board/finance-committee/2020-2021-budget

Public Hearing - FY 21 Budget

On Monday, June 1 beginning at 6:00 PM, the MSAD #51 Board of Directors will hold the Public Hearing regarding the FY 21 Budget.

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

Ways to participate in a Virtual School Board meeting

Important: Be sure to include your name and town of residence if you are a MSAD #51 resident, or position if you are an employee.

Primary School Building Project Information


For comprehensive information regarding the Primary School Building Project, please visit the project page at https://sites.google.com/a/msad51.org/msad51_district/home/primary-school-building-project

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.

Updated Summer Camp Info from Cumberland Rec.

The Cumberland Recreation Department is pleased to announce the Community Recreation 2020 Modified Summer Program Brochure is now available for viewing (click on link below):


Registration begins Wednesday, May 27th at 8AM; you may register online at: www.cumberlandmaine.com. FMI, click HERE.

Greely Graduation Balloon Send-Off

Greely Youth Football Program wants to make this year extra special for your favorite senior. Balloons are a fun and festive way to let them know how proud you are of them on their big day! For more information, to place your order, and to register for the 2020 football season, please CLICK HERE.

Useful Links


Employment Opportunities

MSAD #51 Website

2018-2021 Strategic Plan

District Calendar

GCA Brick & Seat Campaign

GHS Athletics Schedule

If you would like something included in our weekly newsletter, please send a brief write up and header along with a JPEG or PNG image of your flyer (if applicable) to Tammy Tarling for approval. Items sent in any other format will be ignored and deleted. The deadline for 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 also 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

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