Dear Parents of Second Grade Students:
Sometime between now and the end of school year, all 2nd grade students will be administered the CogAT 7 assessment. This assessment, which takes a total time of one hour to complete, may be given in 15 minute sections if the teacher chooses to administer it that way. This test is very kid friendly. Click for full CogAT letter!
INSPECT AND PROTECT
Spring is here, so it’s time to think about the outdoors and proper protection against ticks. Maine had more than over 1,395 cases of Lyme disease reported in 2014, a number that continues to increase yearly. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and we want to remind you the importance of daily tick checks and encourage the “inspect and protect” prevention strategy.
Ticks are primarily active in warmer months. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is caused by a bite from an infected deer tick (Ixodes scapularis). In Maine, Lyme disease is most common in adults 65 and over and children between the ages of 5 and 15, but anyone can get the disease. Individuals who work or play outside are more likely to be exposed to ticks. The most common and visible symptom of Lyme disease is a red bulls-eye rash that grows and appears within 3-30 days of exposure. Other symptoms may include fevers, and joint or muscle pain. Continue reading
On Tuesday April 14th the first Proficiency-based Public Forum was held at Coffin School.
Click for Presentation from the meeting!
The Brunswick Community Education Foundation has just received its first round of grant applications, and will soon be distributing money for education
programs in Brunswick schools.
The foundation is an independent organization dedicated to supporting all K-12 students in Brunswick public schools.
“BCEF’s mission is to provide an extra measure of support that can encourage creative spirit and bold experimentation in all of our schools,” according to
the foundation’s website. Click for full Times Record story!
BCEF Website – http://www.brunswickcef.org/