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The Brunswick School Department consists of two elementary schools, a junior high school, and a high school, providing public education for the town of Brunswick. For more information on our schools, please visit the SCHOOLS dropdown menu above.

BSD Adopted Calendar 2014-2015

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Smarter Balanced Update

Good morning due to technical problems on the Smarter Balanced end of the testing we are cancelling the grade 9 session at Brunswick High School today.  We will proceed with the grade 11 session tomorrow.
Thank you for your consideration in this matter.
Paul Perzanoski
Thank you for your consideration in this matter.
Paul Perzanoski

Kindergarten Information/Screening

Incoming Kindergarten Parent Information Night (2014-2015) will be held on Tuesday, May 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the Coffin Elementary School gymnasium, offering a chance to meet Kindergarten teachers and other staff, to ask questions, and to connect with other Kindergarten families.
This meeting is for parents only, however, free child care will be provided for children ages 4 and above.

Kindergarten Screening dates:
Monday, May 19
Tuesday, May 20
Wednesday, May 21
Thursday, May 22

If your child will turn 5 on or before October 15, 2014, please call 319-1900 after April 1 for registration.

Smarter Balanced Field Testing Delay

Notice from the Superintendent:

Good Morning! Late Friday afternoon we received word of a need to delay the Field Test. Please see the note from Joe Wilhoft the Executive Director of Smarter Balanced.

Greetings. Throughout the development of the Smarter Balanced Assessment System, the Consortium has made it a top priority to ensure that the assessments are reliable, valid, and fair for all students. Participation in the upcoming Field Test across the Consortium’s member states is unprecedented, with involvement of more than three million students in 20,000 schools. We are committed to taking the time to get the Field Test right, and so we have decided to shift the beginning of the Field Test to Tuesday, March 25. Continue reading

Letter from the Superintendent

Letter from the Superintendent

Budget Presentation Schedule

all presentations (through March) will be held at 6:00 p.m., Council Chambers, McLellan Building, Union Street
February 26:  6:00 p.m., McClelland Building (agenda: review proposed meeting calendar for this year’s budget workshops (schedule & topics); preliminary discussion of setting Committee Goals; Calendar (schedule/next Committee Meeting); preliminary information to begin budget; public participation: comments, Q&A session)
March 5: Central Office/School Board/Debt Service/Food Service/Facilities & Maintenance/Transportation & Grounds
March 18: Special Education/Student Services/IDEA, Title I & II/Gifted & Talented/ESL/Professional Development/Curriculum (rescheduled from March 19)
March 26: Coffin Elementary/Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary/Brunswick Junior High/Technology
April 2: Region 10/Brunswick High/Brunswick High Athletics/Technology
April 16: 6:00pm Adult Education/Personnel Benefits Revenue/Public Comment
April 28: 7:00pm Region Ten Collaborative Board, Region Ten High School
April 30: 6:00pm Special Meeting on the 2015 Budget/Budget Vote

CALENDAR

April 1: District Data Meeting, 9:15 a.m., Hawthorne Conference Room
April 2: Agenda Building, 9:30 a.m., Superintendent’s Office
April 2: Budget Workshop, 6:00 p.m., McLellan Building
April 9: Budget & Finance Committee, 5:30 p.m. (location TBA)
April 9: School Board Meeting, 7:00 p.m., McLellan Building
April 16: Budget Workshop and Forum, 6:00 p.m., McLellan Building
April 28: Region Ten Collaborative Board Region Ten High School 7:00pm
April 30: Special Meeting on the Budget/Budget Vote, 6:00 p.m., McLellan Building
May 1: Policy and Planning Committee 6:00p.m. Office of the Director of Student Services
May 7: Special Facilities Meeting, 6:00 p.m., McLellan Building

 

WINTER WEATHER/CLOSINGS and DELAYS

In the event of inclement weather, all parents/guardians, teachers and staff of the Brunswick School Department will receive a call from the Parent Notification System from Greg Bartlett, Assistant Superintendent, between 5:30-5:45 a.m., indicating the status of closings or delays.

Information can also be obtained on local television channels:
WCSH-TV=Channel 6
WMTV-TV=Channel 8
WGME-TV=Channel 13

Or on the radio:

WJTO WTHT/Kiss
WCLZ/WBLM/WCYY  WJBQ/WHOM
WGAN/WMGX/WPO  WYNZ

Notice for Parents about Absence Calls

Letter to Parents about Absence Calls

BSD Calendar for 2013-2014

Brunswick School Department Adopted Calendar 2013-2014