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 Co-President Adam Babbitt at
Habits of Work Awards Handed Out This Week


Ben Ingram
Bos Lisy
Lola Murphy


Cameron Thurston
The Fifth Grade Class


Hezekiah Mills
Holly Null
Dean Rounsavall

Parents, please remember that your child needs to wear a mask on the school bus and here at school. Please provide these masks for your child, we have had a lot of students asking for disposable masks. Also don't forget to pack a water bottle for your child as well. We do not have any water bottles at school this year.

Entering and Exiting School


This year there is a slight change to how students Enter and Exit the Pemetic School.


Playground Door - 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade 


Front Door - Pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade


Music/Gym Doors - 6th, 7th, and 8th 


Students will be dismissed through the same exits for dismissal. If you are planning on picking up your child, please be sure to call the office ahead of time at 244-5502. If you already shared through the survey that you are always picking your child up, the office already has that information. 

Minecraft Social Club
Tuesdays 4th and 5th grades  3:00 - 4:15

 Wednesdays 6th, 7th & 8th grades 3:00 -4:15
The next Early Release Day is November 5th at 12:30pm
Picture Retake day will be November 18th
Hello Parents/Guardians! 

On September 7th we will start pooled testing.  I will need parental consent for pooled testing and also rapid testing consent for follow up using BinaxNow.  Links for consents can be found on the school website. Pooled testing will be every Tuesday weekly. Students will swab their own noses with instruction. 

Please be aware that physicals are required for grades 5-8 if participating in any extra-curricular school activities if a physical was not done last year.  Call, text or email with any questions! 

Thank you, 

Brittany, School Nurse   

Back to School Checklist 


Well-Child Checks/Physicals: Required for grades K and encouraged yearly for following school years. Required for anyone who participates in middle school athletics. Medical approval is required for grades 5 and 7 who wish to play sports.

Annual Health Update and Medication Permission Form: All parents please fill this out and return.

Immunizations: Your child must be up to date on immunizations before the new law takes into effect on September 1st, 2021. No child will be permitted to attend school until required vaccines have been administered.

Does your child need an action plan? Examples are severe food allergies which requires epinephrine and asthma which requires inhalers. Both action plans need to be signed off by their healthcare provider yearly. Asthma and Epi-Pens also require a signature from their healthcare provider on the “AOS 91 Medication Administration Form”.

Does your child need to take prescribed medication during school hours? Parent/ Guardian and their healthcare provider need to sign the “AOS 91 Medication Administration Form”.

All forms above can be found on the Pemetic school website under Nurse’s Office.

 Forms can be faxed to the school or emailed to me directly. You can call or text me at 207-888-1773. 

My email is I Hope everyone had a great summer and I am looking forward to the new school year! 

 School starts at 8:15 for K-8. Students need to be in the classroom at 8:15, or they will be marked Tardy. 

Pre-K students from Tremont start at 8:15 - 11:15.

Pre-K students from Southwest Harbor start at 11:50 - 2:55.

Please call the office at 244-5502 and let us know if your child is going to be absent, tardy, or getting dismissed during the day.

Dismissal starts at 2:58 p.m., this year.  

Thank you. 
Please be aware that the menus are planned ahead, but like everywhere, there are unexpected shortages and supply issues that interfere with best laid plans.

We appreciate your understanding that meals may unexpectedly change and apologize for any inconvenience. 

Maybe during these uncertain times, packing some extra, healthy snacks may help with an unanticipated change in lunch.

Please go to this link to sign your child up for breakfast. This is a one time only sign up. 
Please note change in day due to the weather for the Trail of Treats event
Ledgelawn Avenue in Bar Harbor on Halloween 2021

The Town of Bar Harbor, in conjunction with the Bar Harbor Police Department, the Downeast Covid Task Force, and the State CDC, has amended the Covid-safety plan for Bar Harbor’s very popular Halloween celebration on Ledgelawn Avenue. 

CDC data reports Hancock County, along which the rest of the county, as being high risk for community transmission. This means that it is important for the community to do its best with mask wearing, social distancing, and hand washing if they are going to participate. Our guidance has been reviewed by local medical professionals and the local COVID task force.

Residents on Ledgelawn Avenue will be handing out pre-wrapped candy, some by sending it down a 5-foot candy chute (a pvc pipe) designed to keep residents at a safe distance, while making sure trick or treaters get to have a great time. 

The pedestrian traffic will return to normal and will not be restricted to one-way. The recommendation has been made for participants to maintain social distance and avoid pedestrian packing at residences, or other congested intersections or areas. 

Ledgelawn Avenue will be closed to vehicles from 3pm-8:30pm. Free adult and child size masks will be available at the event, for those participants who may need them.  Please wear a mask (one that prevents germs from spreading), give each other plenty of space, wash your hands, and have a great time. 


David Kerns 
Bar Harbor Police Department          (207)-288-3391
Mount Desert Police Department     (207)-276-5111



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