Good Afternoon MBES Parents and Guardians, Please see this important letter from Nurse MacFarland regarding a surge in illness at school: https://5il.co/1lmwe Also, a reminder that Friday, December 9th is an Early Release Day. Pick-up begins at 11:40 with buses following shortly after. Enjoy your evening!
Happy Holidays MBES Families and Friends! We hope you enjoy the December Bobcat Beat! https://www.kidsrsu.org/article/926807
Message from Principal Bobcat Hello MBES Families! --Reminder: Wednesday is the last day to sign up for Parent-Teacher conferences on Thursday, from 3:00-7:00pm. Click the link below for sign up instructions. Hope to see you! https://www.kidsrsu.org/article/901445 --Brrr! Temps are falling this week. It's finally time to unpack the cold weather gear for school! (Let us know if you need anything.) Enjoy your Sunday afternoon! ~ Mary
MBES 11/17/22 Parent-Teacher Conference Sign up Information. Follow the link below: https://www.kidsrsu.org/article/901445
Two notices from MBES: 1) For Bus Riders: On Tuesday, 11/8 (Voting Day), MBES buses will be running a bit early because only PK-5 will be riding. Look for the AM bus starting at 6:40. The PM bus will be dropping off approximately 10 minutes early for all but the first off. 2) On Monday evening, you should get an email with instructions on how to sign up for parent-teacher conferences, which are on 11/17 from 3:00-7:00 PM. Have a great Sunday afternoon! ~ Mary
Message from MBES 1. Reminder: School will be IN-PERSON at MARCIA BUKER on VOTING DAY, 11/8. 2. Announcing our new special course: Digital Citizenship, Literacy, and Computer Science. https://5il.co/1k517
Hello MBES Friends and Families! We hope you enjoy the November 2022 Bobcat Beat Newsletter! https://www.kidsrsu.org/article/893637 ~ Principal Bobcat and the MBES Team
MBES OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY, SEPT. 22 Reminders and Details: https://www.kidsrsu.org/article/846868 We hope to see you tomorrow evening!
Student Safety at Drop-off MBES Families, When dropping children off at school, please keep them in your vehicle until you are parked and can walk them to the door, or until your car is at the drop-off door. We appreciated the quick good-byes this morning, which kept the line moving. Please remember that drop off begins at 7:30 this year. Thank you for helping us to keep your children safe and supervised! ~Mary
Good Evening MBES Families! We can't wait to greet your grade K-5 children tomorrow! (PreK starts on Sept. 6). Ours doors open at 7:30 AM! Please be patient as we work out the usual back-to-school kinks over the next few days, and please call the school if you have any questions. ~ Mary
Hello MBES Families! I want to make sure you all received the 2022-23 Marcia Buker Elementary School Student and Family Handbook. The link is below. ~Mary https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BzlTg7FB9keKEdxZl18AmYLrTT3dbUQDa9wWQNcEAsE/edit?usp=sharing
MBES Bus Info: Frederica's and Kim's buses will be running approximately 10 minutes later than normal today. We are operating with only 4 drivers. If you have any questions, please call the office. (207) 737-4748
Bus run changes for today: MBES parents, in case you didn't get the email: Notice of bus run changes for Wednesday, April 13 due to athletic trip: Katie Spear will drive students on Kimball Street, Millbrook Village, and Lincoln Street plus Sam’s usual run. Students may be dropped off a few minutes late. Kim will drive her normal run plus students on Brown, Beedle, and Toothaker roads. Students may be dropped a few minutes late. Frederica will drive her normal route plus all of Greg’s 201 students. The 201 students will be 20 to 30 mins late. Call us with any questions. Mary
Good Morning. Due to the weather there will be a 2 hour delay for Marcia Buker Elementary School. There is no morning Pre-K today. Thursday March 3rd.
Our apologies...We are working on the mask survey link. Please stay tuned for an updated link.
Dear Parents and Staff, Please take a moment to complete the two-question survey linked below about how we proceed with wearing of masks in Richmond schools. This survey is intended to inform discussions with the School Board on Thursday evening; please complete it by noon on March 3. Thank you. Masking Survey 2/28/22 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13Ws6Yaag_Sri2O7iwyj2UUxyyahdk7Y6BpxktVoPYHA/viewform?edit_requested=true Thank you, Mary Paine Principal, MBES
There is a two-hour delay for Richmond schools today, January 25, due to slippery road conditions.
Remote Meals are still available! https://thrillshare.com/s/news-district-rsu2me/articles/remote-meal-access
Richmond bussing back to normal schedules tomorrow 11-29-21
Positive at RMHD 11-23-21. Close contacts being notified. No schedule
MBES 3 new cases. 11-22-21. Close contacts being notified. No schedule changes
All schools in person learning 11-22-21 and 11-23-21. Thanksgiving break is Wed-Sun. Enjoy the season of gratitude. Richmond no AM/PM bussing continues for these 2 days.
All schools, except Richmond, in person learning 11-22-21 and 11-23-21. Thanksgiving break Wed-Sun. Enjoy the season of gratitude.
All schools in person learning 11-22-21 and 11-23-21. Thanksgiving break Wed-Sun. Enjoy the season of gratitude.
MBES 11-21-21 one positive. Close contacts notified. No schedule change.
Richmond Schools continue to have no AM/PM bus runs next week. Thanksgiving break Wed-Sun. Regular runs should resume on 11-29-21.
Due to tomorrow's early release, the MBES 5th Grade Celebration will now be held on Thursday, June 10th, at 10 a.m. in the MBES gym.
We have not one but two events happening in RSU2 tonight! At Hall-Dale High School, we have the Jazz Band, Jazz Choir and Taiko Drummers at 7:00 PM. Here's the streaming link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUnZMSMqJ1M At Richmond High School we have the Senior Awards Ceremony at 5:45PM, streamed at this link: https://youtu.be/8eIubTEEtHA
Join us for the Hall-Dale Middle School Band concert live-stream tonight! May 26, 2021 at 7:30 PM. Click on the link below to view the live stream on YouTube. https://youtu.be/b1qefH48liU
MBES returns to hybrid instruction tomorrow (Monday, January 25th).
RSU2 Parent Notice: Google services were not functional early this AM. Service to gmail, google classroom and all other systems have been restored.
Richmond schools Internet service is currently down due to a downed tree. Spectrum is aware of the issue. We will update you as soon as we have more information.
MBES Bobcat Beat with clickable links can be found here! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tHtr5H_E_w363_laTJ9TL0lbRfHmh-M1/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
School Lunch Information for Fall 2020 Please read this news article from Chrissy Michaud, RSU2 Food Services director. https://www.kidsrsu.org/article/294440
Welcome Back to School 2020! Please read a letter from MBES Principal Tom McKee here: https://5il.co/jv6i
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
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.
Due to the storm, the MBES Father-Daughter Dance has been postponed to February 28th.
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 at Marcia Buker today.
No School Today Friday November 1, 2019 due to power outages in multiple locations.
Details about some MBES bus run changes from transportation director Katie Spear: https://5il.co/9fn0
Today’s grade 4/5 concert is at 1 p.m. in the MBES gym. See you then!
This afternoon one of our buses got into an accident on Rt 201. All the children are safe and will be home shortly.
Marcia Buker is practicing a lockdown drill. All are safe--the drill will last about 5 minutes.
The April Bobcat Beat is here--click "NEWS" on the MBES webpage to find it!
Family Reading Night starts in just a few minutes! See you at MBES from 6–7:30 tonight!
The March Bobcat Beat is available in the MBES "News" section!
Notice of phishing emails that may appear to come from RSU2. Read more here: http://www.kidsrsu.org/article/93426
The latest Bobcat Beat is available in the News section!