October 5, 2022
Dear Staff, Communities and Families of RSU 16,
Budget Process Information:
Each year registered voters of the three towns vote on each proposed article during a District Budget Meeting held at Poland Regional High School auditorium. Voters can ask questions and receive information as votes are cast by residents of each town for all proposed articles. Traditionally this meeting is held on a weeknight.
After the District Budget Meeting the proposed budget goes to voters in an annual Budget Validation Referendum where voters go to their town office to vote.
The School Board would like to increase the ability for community members to attend and participate in the District Budget Meeting held at Poland Regional High School Auditorium. In order to do this, we are seeking input from our community to determine when the majority of community members would be best able to attend the meeting.
Complete this two question survey, by Friday October 21.
RSU 16 School Board and Chair of the Personnel and Finance Subcommittee
Link to survey: https://forms.gle/WZdfCEqDpAfTW9tU7
RSU 16 District Communication
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Consent to Test
RSU 16 will offer the administration of Abbott Binax NOW rapid antigen tests to students who become symptomatic during the school day. To access free rapid antigen testing in their school nurse’s office, a signed consent to test must be on file. All consent forms from last school year have expired. If you would like to give consent for the 2022-2023 school year, print, read, sign, date and return the attached Consent to Test to your student’s school health office. Consent forms are available at the school office, Central Office and during Open House.
Click here for the Consent Form.
How would you like to be a great school bus driver?
Here at RSU 16 we have an experienced team of school transportation professionals that are excellent mentors for those who want to become great school bus drivers. This supportive and collaborative team ensures the safety of our students while being transported to and from school, and for our co-curricular events. Free training is available to help you obtain your Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with all required endorsements. View more information on how to join this extraordinary team, and if you’re the right fit we would love to have you be part of a team where safely transporting students is our #1 priority!
Come join us at RSU 16 and be part of our mission to prepare our students to be successful contributing citizens, able to adapt to change and to successfully respond to the future. Whether you are an educator, administrator, bus driver, nurse, or custodian – we are a team working together keeping our students welfare, safety, and education at the heart of everything we do!
- A current listing of job openings can be found at ServingSchools.com and SchoolSpring.com.
- Learn more about fingerprinting requirements
- For all school openings, please submit a letter of interest, application, resume, transcripts, certification and 3 letters of recommendation to: Regional School Unit #16 (EOE), 3 Aggregate Road, Poland ME 04274
- To obtain the applicable Employment Application form needed - click on the name of the form below:
Check out the district/schools calendar of events. This is our new 'master' calendar and it offers the ability to look at one calendar at a time, or several (click on the 'Select Calendars' button, and then 'Apply Selections.'). For example, those of you who have students in more than one school, simply select the calendars for the school(s) you want to see. You also have the opportunity to see events graphically in a monthly calendar format, or simply as a listing of events.
A tidbit of information about our district 'year-at-a-glance' calendar of holidays, school vacations and in-service days. As you may guess, this involves input from several places before it can be determined. We need to know the LRTC (Lewiston Regional Technical College) class schedule so that our students attending those classes are available on the same days. Our administrative team meets to look at activities planned for the year, such as teacher training days (inservice); holidays; spring and winter breaks, etc., to come up with a calendar that provides the mandated 175 days of school for students. It's an interesting (and sometimes lengthy) process how it all comes together!
Central Office Staff
Where do the policies come from?
The Maine School Management Association, located in Augusta, provides all schools in the state of maine with school policies. The policies and direction of the Maine School Management Association are established by the MSMA Action and Policy Committees. You can click on the link if you would like more information.
We organize our policies by section, as seen by clicking on the link below. Click on the grouping to take you to a drill-down of the policies within that group. If you have any questions or feedback on a policy, please fill out and submit the form at the right side of this section. We do appreciate your feedback and questions. Thank you!
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