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The Online shop will close on Sunday February 12th at 11:59pm

                                                        https://pemetic2021.itemorder.com/sale
The Maine Broadband Coalition, a group of organizations committed to improving and expanding broadband access across the state, is asking Maine communities to test their Internet speeds so they can create a map to better inform them of where to prioritize their efforts.  MDIRSS schools recognize that many of our families do not have access to adequate broadband speeds.  We encourage families to take the Maine Broadband Coalition's speed test so they can see the need in our communities.  Your address and other personal data will not be stored by the Maine Broadband Coalition but your approximate location (represented by a dot on the map) and Internet speed will be stored.  You can take the speed test here.
Reminder: Dismissal starts at 11:15 on Early Release Thursdays
Friday, February 12th will be "We love our school day". We would like the students and staff to dress in red, white, or pink.
January

Camden MacQuinn
Lucas Jacob
Cora Ringstad
Gwendolyn Daigle
Axle Tripp
Avery Lanpher
Nicholas Bernard
Philip Brown
Eden Hodgkins
Abbie Johnston
Garrett Ames
Cody Hopkins
William Chalfoun
Leana Howe
Jay Lester
Liam Madore
Jackson DaCosta
Alexa Bea Pronovost
Jack Morin
 
HABITS OF WORK AWARDS

week of February 1-5


Responsiblity

Colby Sullivan
Annabelle Littlefield
Barrett Johnson

Cameron Thurston

 

No changes have been made by the Maine State CDC regarding the protocol for testing and sending students home with symptoms of COVID-19.  A symptom as little as a new onset headache is justified to sending the student home as the CDC is still enforcing this protocol.  If your child has two lower risk symptoms such as headache and runny nose for example, or one higher risk symptom such as fever, testing and/or quarantining is still required prior to coming to school. Please note that we do not need copies of test results.  We will be following the “honor system”.  Just know your cooperation and understanding to this process is very much appreciated.  We are dedicated to keeping the students and staff safe.  Please call myself or Barb with any questions/concerns. 

-Brittany RN BSN 

To watch Team Pemetic or Team Peregrines' basketball games go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUjBtd8VMV8
Parents of students in grades 3-8 can sign your child up for three NEW after-school virtual activity options HERE.

These virtual after-school activities will be open to Virtual Academy students as well as to students attending school in-person. These activities will start the week of January 25th, run until March 1st (including during February vacation) and are available free of charge to MDIRSS students. Spaces are limited -- 

  • Dance Discovery Lab -- Tuesday and Friday at 3:30 Grades 3-5
  • Yoga for Kids -- Thursdays at 3:30  Grades 3-8
  • Songwriting and Production -- Wed and Fri at 3:30 Grades 6-8  

ALSO, Camp Beech Cliff is offering a Thursday afternoon Outdoor Club on all early release Thursdays for students in grades K-6. For more information including pricing, click HERE. NOTE: The next early release Thursday is February 4.

Camp Beech Cliff is offering an outdoor program for children grades K-6 on Thursday afternoons in 2021. Beginning on February 4th, participants will spend their afternoons outdoors playing games, exploring, building, making and discovering. Activities will vary but may include: hikes, arts & crafts, archery, ropes courses, fort-building, letterboxing, and field games. When the snow falls we’ll be sledding, snow-shoeing, and maybe some ice fishing.
Participants and staff will be wearing masks and maintaining small separate pods during each four week session. The program is open to all children currently on MDI (currently attending school, remote, or home schooling).
To Register and for more details visit //www.campbeechcliff.org/thursdays-outdoor-club
  Recess/Breakfast/Lunch Procedures
Here is the link for families to sign up for breakfast. If you have already signed up for breakfast you do not need to do this again.
ATTENTION PARENTS - UPDATED SCHOOL CALENDAR 
Pemetic Arrival and Dismissal Procedures
 20-21 transition to Remote Learning Plan - Covid 19
Becoming active and involved in your child’s education, builds healthy children and a healthy community.  A great way to do so, is by joining the Pemetic PTO.  We strive to be an all inclusive and positive organization, committed to enhancing the lives of our students.  If you’re interested in joining, you can find us at our Pemetic PTO Facebook page, or you can join our Google Group by emailing Ali Rockwell at downtownkat@gmail.com

 

MDI Community Response - A great, up-to-date site for all the latest Island resources and news related to COVID19.
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