Hi DES families, here are some updates from school! Have a great weekend! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iNAs3DlrzZmF4h4M0UuANGAXSEln5r06Uu_Jo_vOPvI/edit?usp=sharing
Hi DES families, here is a weekly recap - enjoy your long weekend! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FMRYlDPiaYsyM9bS4nDaQpoD0Ys6CWj-1pOvBHL2IQ4/edit?usp=sharing
Newsletter from the Nurse https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PnjSQhAzbu3g9VRTWiI81TvXIaHsk9GP74IlAP-m3tA/edit?usp=sharing
FLUORIDE CLINICS HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED Clinics will be held on Tuesday, October 27 and Friday October 30, 2020 at Dresden Elementary School. This is a FREE fluoride varnish treatment and dental screening for your student. Please make certain you have filled out the blue Fluoride Treatment at School form and return it to us by October 23, 2020. The form must be completed even if you DO NOT want your student to attend in order to ensure that each student is counted.
Hi DES families, here are some updates about what is happening at the school, have a great weekend!https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LEyzsznbCu_tujSDvJhG2enjDWu2vWOwsxF5w97FiyE/edit?usp=sharing
Update from nutrition -Good Friday Morning everyone! As I process the free/reduced forms that you are sending back, letters are automatically generated with the results of that form. REGARDLESS of the results, ALL STUDENTS EAT FOR FREE UNTIL DECEMBER 31! Even if you received a notice saying they do not qualify, they do. That letter will take effect January 1. So PLEASE access those free meals for your students! If you have any questions, please call my office (207-622-6351 ext. 498) and I will be glad to help you. - Chrissy Michaud
Hi DES families! The school lost power earlier this morning and the internet soon after. Staff were sent home around 9am. There will be no class meetings or 1:1 meetings for students today. Hopefully it gets restored soon! Stay safe! Meal pick ups are still happening though!
Hi DES families! Here is an update on things happening at the school. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pOav39tDFKqMMBjN9teUXkYaUy9wGt1k0x3rFRp0OBs/edit?usp=sharing
Hi DES families, please read the note from the nurse. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TDVZwjhZ1zBWIGwLymQlgkRHrPA1acFvCyW46jwEgIM/edit?usp=sharing
Hi DES families! Please read a letter from Principal Derosby about the opening week with students and a few reminders for families.https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GB0Jl9JkxB4lZkYU47pYhHj0Kzdv25H001Zlz0qJppU/edit?usp=sharing
DES families! Please see the attached letter about school nutrition! If you want to sign up to pick up food for remote days please email Kathy Lord at email@example.com or call at 737-2559 ext. 3117 to set it up! If your child is all remote you can also sign up to get food! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PSlXNI6FJJ8Q6DjTihiojSFd9bZiUVtB/view?usp=sharing
RSU2 BREAKNG NEWS!! IT IS WITH GREAT PLEASURE AND EXCITEMENT THAT WE ANNOUNCE THAT OUR LEARNERS WILL EAT FOR FREE UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2020. THE USDA HAS GRANTED THE STATE OF MAINE THIS MUCH NEEDED AND APPRECIATED WAIVER. Read more about it here: https://5il.co/km9g
Hi DES families! Please see the attached links for our new arrival and dismissal procedures! Call the school if you have any questions. New arrival procedures https://docs.google.com/document/d/1APVJ1Fvyrh_2C9jC5sh8PTrV5DrSRZx7oquys-JWjYY/edit?usp=sharing New dismissal procedures https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Fwn_I7cNO8_UtvpJSli1RxwdFrvWabCf4i4sXuNIE0Y/edit?usp=sharing
Hi DES families! Please see the attached document for details on our open house! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPsB23L2CM9goTKslMX96hBWcYlAlsfN0XFbDjuhYss/edit?usp=sharing
Hi DES families! Please see the attached letter to get some answers to frequently asked questions about returning to school. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OyLhC-qxrRJns4i_DqeuNt4YHiTak494HMo_-1i_zPc/edit?usp=sharing
School Lunch Information for Fall 2020 Please read this news article from Chrissy Michaud, RSU2 Food Services director. https://www.kidsrsu.org/article/294440
Hi DES families! Please notice the correction that has been made about the first week of school and highlighted in yellow. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1p6u-1XlYFn7xi3v4b38UC8oy0qGYPx2r9H7CudQfGcE/edit
Hi DES families! See this link for a letter that is going home in the mail today https://docs.google.com/document/d/1p6u-1XlYFn7xi3v4b38UC8oy0qGYPx2r9H7CudQfGcE/edit?usp=sharing I am also mailing home students' hybrid schedules. DES, like other schools, split classes by alphabet, with some exceptions and keeping siblings in the same cohort. If you have any questions please call the school or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks! Sara Derosby
Board approved new Safety Plan document and school calendar. Read news article from Superintendent Arnold by clicking the following link: https://www.kidsrsu.org/article/289341?org=district
Friendly reminder ~ The Individualized Return to School Parent Survey closes tomorrow, Wed, Aug 12! Here's the link... https://bit.ly/30O5BA1
The RSU2 Board of Directors is pleased to announce Tonya Arnold as our new superintendent, effective August 1st. Tonya recently finished a superintendent position with the Vinalhaven School District. Tonya brings to RSU2 over 20 years of teaching, administrative and superintendent knowledge, as well as experience in the corporate world and as a business owner. At the Maine Academy of Natural Sciences, Tonya led a proficiency and project-based school, and brings that leadership to support RSU2’s current staff of dedicated teachers and curriculum leaders. Tonya resides in Richmond with her husband, Steve. They have two adult children with families of their own. Over the next several weeks, Tonya will meet with Acting Superintendent Paine, RSU2 staff, students and families to get to know us all and learn more about what makes RSU2 great. Please join us in welcoming Tonya to our community. Sincerely, Jonathan Hamann Chair, RSU2 Board of Directors
Hi DES families, Recently, our acting Superintendent Mary Paine sent out a survey to families to get some much needed information to help us plan for the reopening of school this fall. I am sending the link to the survey again (https://bit.ly/3fBF9xG) as a reminder to anyone who hasn't filled it out yet, or maybe missed it the first time. Please take a few minutes to help us get the information we need, we really appreciate it. If you have any questions or need to get a hold of me please email me at mailto:email@example.com. Thank you, Sara Derosby Teaching Principal Dresden Elementary School 86 Cedar Grove Road Dresden, ME 04342 (207) 737-2559
Notice of RSU2 Special Board Meeting Agenda: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/657166/RSU_BRD_OF_DIRECTORS_Special_Mtg_4.9.2020.pdf
Resources from Our School Counselors See news post here: http://www.kidsrsu.org/article/212516?org=district
Due to the storm all RSU2 schools will be closed today, Thursday February 13.
Due to the weather we will have a two hour delay today, Monday February 10.
Notice from RSU2: No school today, Friday, February 7 in any RSU2 school due to the winter storm. Have a good weekend and be safe everyone.
Due to the freezing rain and ice expected this evening, there will be no after school activities on November 18. All students and faculty should head home once school is dismissed. Drive safely and have a good evening.
School is now canceled in RSU 2 on November 12, 2019 due to significant icing expected all morning. Be safe today and have a great day!
No School Today Friday November 1, 2019 due to power outages in multiple locations.
In case you haven't heard, Dresden phone line service has been restored. Calls in will now ring into the phone system. We apologize for the outage.
DES currently has issues with incoming call phone lines. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get in touch with the office. They can call you. We will let everyone know when the lines have been repaired.