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MES ALICE Training

posted Oct 16, 2018, 11:01 AM by Vincent Vanier

Representatives from the Maine State Police, the Madawaska Police Department, and the Madawaska Ambulance Service teamed up to bring the ALICE training program to our students at Madawaska Elementary School.  Sgt. Josh Haines and Trooper Andrew Levesque worked along with Madawaska's Student Resource Officer Lt. Jamie Pelletier and School Safety Officer Paul Chasse to inform students on the principals of the ALICE program and what they can do in the event of an altercation.  For more images, please go to https://photos.app.goo.gl/QcdUXGLcqWUVdEQW7.

New Openings at MMHS

posted Sep 25, 2018, 7:53 AM by Vincent Vanier   [ updated Sep 25, 2018, 7:54 AM ]

Due to the significant increase in the number of students enrolled since the start of the school year, the Madawaska School Department is looking to fill two new positions immediately.  If you know someone who has the required qualifications or who could be conditionally certified, please encourage them to fill out an application online at http://www.madawaskaschools.org/district/employment-opportunities.  The Special Education Teacher position is for a classroom facilitator at Madawaska Middle/High School.  The Ed. Tech. position is a school year position working at Madawaska Middle/High School as well.   We look forward to getting these positions filled as soon as possible.

Annual Notification of Asbestos Inspection (AHERA)

posted Sep 17, 2018, 5:10 AM by Paul Chasse   [ updated Sep 17, 2018, 5:13 AM ]

In compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) in May 1989, we performed inspections of our school buildings for asbestos-containing building materials. The inspection findings and the required asbestos management plans are on file at the office of the Principal, at the Madawaska Middle/High School.

 The EPA requires all schools (K through 12) to perform re-inspections of the asbestos materials every three years. On August 7, 2018 a State Certified, licensed inspector performed these inspections. The results were reviewed by an accredited management planner and recommendations were made to continue to safely manage each asbestos material remaining in our buildings.

In accordance with AHERA regulations any remaining asbestos containing materials in the school buildings are checked on a six-month surveillance program. These materials remain in good condition and we will continue to manage them in place as recommended by the accredited management planner. 

The results of the inspection and removal work are on file in the management plan in the office of the Principal, 135 7th Avenue, Madawaska, ME. These documents are available for viewing during normal school hours (8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.). The Asbestos Program Manager, Paul Chasse, is available to answer any questions you may have about asbestos in our buildings at (207) 728-3371, ext. 2409 or via e-mail at pchasse@madawaskaschools.org

Bus Runs

posted Sep 4, 2018, 1:09 PM by Vincent Vanier

The new bus runs for both schools and all grade levels has been released.  You can download the PDF file listing each bus run below.  This schedule will add the elementary students to all the runs as well as change some of the runs that happened while the middle/high students were in session.  Please make adjustments to meet the bus at the prescribed time and place.  Thanks.

School's Out!

posted Jun 14, 2018, 10:51 AM by Vincent Vanier   [ updated Jun 14, 2018, 10:52 AM ]

school vacation
Schools are now on summer vacation.  To accommodate work being done on the systems, we will be turning off access to PowerSchool and MasteryConnect systems during the summer months.  Madawaska Middle/High School will resume on August 22nd, and Madawaska Elementary School will resume on September 6th.  Enjoy the summer and be safe!

Interview with David and Sandy Perloff

posted Jun 4, 2018, 4:29 AM by Vincent Vanier   [ updated Jun 5, 2018, 7:57 AM ]

Perloff'sHere is Isabelle Jandreau's interview with David and Sandy Perloff, whose philanthropic work has had a significant impact on student learning over the years for the Madawaska School Department.

Interview with David and Sandy Perloff

MMHS Chicken BBQ

posted May 22, 2018, 10:07 AM by Vincent Vanier

Chicken bbqThe MMHS Junior Class is holding their annual Chicken BBQ on Sunday, May 27th from 10:30am to 12:15 pm at the Madawaska Fire Station.  Tickets being sold for $9.00.  Tickets can be purchased from any Junior, at the Madawaska Chamber of Commerce, or at the MMHS main office.  This annual fundraising event helps the students raise money needed for things their senior year.  Special thanks to the Madawaska Fire Department who help put on this event with the students every year!

Drive for your School

posted May 21, 2018, 12:14 PM by Vincent Vanier   [ updated May 22, 2018, 11:14 AM ]

It's no secret that school budgets are tight, often leaving various programs underfunded. In an effort to devise a creative, low-pressure fund-raising opportunity, Ford launched the Drive 4 UR School test-drive program in 2007. Ford offers a $20 donation for each valid test-drive, up to $6,000 total*, which can be used for sports, booster clubs, music programs and the many other miscellaneous expenses associated with running a school.  
The MMHS athletic booster club will be holding a Ford Drive for your School event to raise money.  This will take place Saturday May 26th from 9:00-2:00 at the Madawaska Multi Purpose building.  Come try a brand new car to help cure your spring fever!!!  Anyone wishing to save themselves some time may download the PDF document below and fill it out in advance.

FACE Calendar Contest Winners

posted May 21, 2018, 9:22 AM by Vincent Vanier   [ updated May 21, 2018, 9:23 AM ]

FACE contest
The annual FACE poster contest winners at MES were presented with awards today. This year's contest theme was, "Health is Made of ..." and had some wonderful creations. Students were awarded some iTunes cards for their efforts. You can see some of the winners and their creations at https://photos.app.goo.gl/6nUrH2F6qtRDjGcB2

Tar Wars

posted May 21, 2018, 9:07 AM by Vincent Vanier

smokefreeThe statewide Tar Wars contest winners were presented their awards at Madawaska Elementary School today.  Janelle Moore and Livia Ponarski both received honorable mentions and Jacob Demoranville came in third in the state of Maine.  For Jacob's efforts, he received a sport’s kit with rackets, net and ball.  Congratulations to Jacob, Livia, and Janelle!  Dr. Silwana Sidorczuk presented Jacob with his certificate commemorating his achievement.  Photos can be seen at https://photos.app.goo.gl/HqkoTZDiRXbsR9Yq7

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