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    Readfield and Wayne math teachers learn from each other

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    Maranacook Students take college class at Thomas College!

    Throughout the week of June 22-26, 2015 Maranacook High School partnered with Thomas College to provide an intensive summer course titled, “Experiencing Diversity” with Dr. Richard Biffle...

Welcome to Maranacook Area Schools-RSU 38

"A caring school community dedicated to excellence."

RSU #38 Annual Meeting –

Wednesday, May 18, Maranacook Community High School, 7:00 p.m.

Free child care will be provided by National Honor Society students in High School Room 130 during the annual meeting from 7-9 p.m. Please RSVP to Kristen Levesque at Kristen_levesque@maranacook.org or 685-4923 x 1040.

Budget Update #8

Budget Update #8 – RSU #38 School Board Budget Meeting, April 13, 2016

To view the video of the budget workshop, as well as all supporting materials, please go to www.maranacook.org/budget

“Promoting student success for all while maintaining fiscal responsibility”

On April 13, 2016 the RSU #38 School Board approved the proposed FY 17 RSU #38 School Budget, Version 3 General Fund School Summary Budget and the Adult and Community Education Budget. The FY17 school budget of $16,488,320 was approved resulting in a 3.26% increase over the FY16 budget.

Our Original Request FY17 Budget was $16,966,191, a 6.25% increase over FY16. Since the original request budget the RSU #38 School Board cut $328,940 from the budget. These cuts include repair and maintenance projects, eliminating the proposed additions of volleyball, archery, and robotics from the middle school after school program, a proposed increase in time for the middle school wellness center administrative assistant, .5 special education nurse, 2 elementary SmartBoards, a CNC router from the high school, and one school bus.  Click here to read the complete letter.


Winthrop Performing Arts Center Friday April 29th - 7:00 pm


PreK screening and openhouse

PreK screening and openhouse

RSU #38 Budget Schedule

Here is the FY17 RSU 38 budget schedule. Please visit the budget section of our website for up-to-date information http://www.maranacook.org/budget.

We are recording our School Board budget meetings!  Check them out at FY17 Budget Workshop Videos

Online Payment Center Now Available For Student Activity Payments

logo_smallSTARTING: NOVEMBER 15, 2015  For a small transaction fee, you can now have the convenience of paying student fees through an online account. For a small transaction fee, you can now have the convenience of paying student fees through an online account.  For more information, please visit http://www.maranacook.org/andropay/

School Psychologist of the Year

Our district school psychologist, Susan Holinger, has been awarded the School Psychologist of the Year by the Maine Association of School Psychologists (MASP)!  It is a great honor and a very deserving award for Sue. Congratulations!

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HS Social Studies Teacher, Shane Gower, chosen for the 2016 Understanding Sacrifice Program!

Shane Gower of Maranacook Community High School in Readfield, Maine was selected to participate in the competitive World War II-focused program that travels to southern France and Italy. He is one of 18 middle and high school educators selected by National History Day (NHD) to participate in Understanding Sacrifice, a highly competitive, year-long professional development program sponsored by the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC).  For more information, here is the press release. Congratulations Mr. Gower!

PowerSchool Upgrade

Parents & Students--don't forget to make your new account in PowerSchool! With the PowerSchool Upgrade OLD ACCOUNTS WON'T WORK!

We have exciting new changes in PowerSchool! Now parents can create their own usernames and passwords in PowerSchool to access their children's accounts AND have only one account for access to multiple children!   Here are the directions on how to set up your account. Directions for Parent Account Setup  Students can set up their own accounts using these directions.

 Parent Presentation on Standards & Assessments

Power Point Presentation
May 14, 2015

This presentation was done for Wayne Parents in May, 2015.  It contains lots of useful information about standards and assessments used in our district.

For more information, please visit our Standards & Assessment page or our Curriculum page.

Homeless Liaison

It is the responsibility of RSU #38 to notify the citizens/parents of the district on an annual basis that educational services are available to students classified as homeless.  If you need further information to determine the rights available to homeless students in our district, please contact Donna Foster at 685-3336 ext. 2, or your building principal.

Maranacook Education Foundation

meflogobearMaranacook Education Foundation is a charitable, not-for-profit organization. It's mission  is to foster innovation and excellence in the communities of Fayette, Manchester, Mt. Vernon, Readfield, and Wayne by securing resources and funding initiatives that will benefit learners of all ages. Donors can contribute unrestricted funds to the Foundation or create their own donor directed funds to support specific projects.  Please check our website to learn more or donate-- http://mef.maranacook.org!