RSU 18 Transportation Worker Recognized as Hometown Hero

  By Patrick Linehan   On October 25th, 2017, local Modern Woodmen of America members will honor local resident Richard H Jandreau Jr as a hometown hero. Jandreau will be recognized through Modern Woodmen’s Hometown Hero Program for his many years of community service. Richard served briefly with the Oakland Police Department, has been the…

It’s time to start thinking SATS…

This year, all sophomores and juniors will take the PSATs on October 11th.  This practice test is provided by a grant the school currently has through the MELMAC Foundation.  We are fortunate to have this support so that students are prepared for the required School Day SAT in April. Last year, the state required that…

Athletic Complex Renovation Project

A rainy spring in Maine means the Messalonskee track and field program is likely to be mired in the mud for days or weeks – and that’s the literal truth. In a figurative sense, the same could be said to apply to RSU 18’s efforts to upgrade the track team’s dirt oval and Messalonskee’s overall…

“Power Plants” Project Going Strong at MMS

  Last fall, Mrs. Ripa and her students applied for and won the 2016 STEM Education Innovation Challenge Grant Competition through the Maine Space Grant Consortium. This project was titled “Power Plants!” to help remediate stormwater pollution in our school pond using native plants. With the help of our local environmental educator, Matthew Leahey from…

Free Warm Clothes for Winter.

The 2nd Annual Apparel Impact Winter Clothing Give Away is happening  Saturday, October 7th from 10 am to Noon at the Alfond Youth Center in Waterville! It’s a fun event with music and free lunch for everyone.  Leave with a jacket, boots, a hat, and mittens. Feel free to download, copy and distribute the mini-flyer…

American Cancer Society Walk

On September 19th,  the Atwood Primary School joined with Williams Elementary School for the 9th annual parade to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Atwood and Williams students, along with parents, grandparents, brothers, and sisters raised $978 to support the fight against cancer. Children and faculty held signs honoring loved ones who are in…