This page is maintained by Vincent Vanier and Gina Jandreau.

Penny Carnival

posted Jun 6, 2017, 4:08 PM by Gina Jandreau

Students participated in the Penny Carnival on June 6th.  Mr. Dan Cyr organized this activity for students from pre-k to grade 6.The weather was beautiful!  KTC Brain Freeze was on the scene to hand out ice cream treats to the students.  It looks like everyone had a great time!  See the photos here:

Spring Concert

posted Jun 6, 2017, 7:55 AM by Gina Jandreau

Mr. Ben Meiklejohn held a spring concert on June 6th at 9 AM.  Band students played first, 3rd and 4th graders performed with their recorders and guitars, and the 5th and 6th grade chorus sang.  See photos here.

Madawaska Graduates Walk Through Elementary Halls

posted Jun 1, 2017, 1:14 PM by Gina Jandreau

The Seniors at Madawaska Middle/High School walked through the halls at the elementary school today, the day before graduation day!  There were lots of cheers and lots of excitement as the elementary students watched these seniors walk through the halls one last time. Congratulations!!

YouTube Video

YouTube Video

MES 17-18 School Year Calendar Released

posted Jun 1, 2017, 6:16 AM by Vincent Vanier

The Madawaska Elementary School 2017-2018 School Year Calendar has been released.  The first student day is on Thursday, August 31st.  This calendar shows the school days vacation days, workshop days, conference days, early release days, and late start days for the upcoming school year.  It also contains notes for the start of the ranking periods.  Download the full color high resolution PDF copy below.

Step Up Day

posted May 31, 2017, 10:39 AM by Gina Jandreau

Sixth grade students had Step Up Day on May 31st.  They visited Madawaska Middle/High School to prepare them for their year next year.  Photos of the event are here.

FACE Calendar Contest

posted May 31, 2017, 8:48 AM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated May 31, 2017, 11:18 AM ]

Fifth grade winners for the 2018 Face Calendar Contest, sponsored by Twin Rivers, were: 1st place, Nicholas Poitras; 2nd place, Aubrey LeClair; 3rd place, Andre Theriault; and 4th place, Christopher Martin.  They all received iTunes gift cards.

Children's Stage Adventure

posted May 26, 2017, 1:34 PM by Gina Jandreau

Students in grades 2-4 worked since Monday to learn all of the lines and songs for the production of A Midsummer Night
's Dream.  Two actor/educators from Children's Stage Adventure worked with students all week to put on this production.  Shows were at 1:00 and 6:00 on Friday, May 26th.  See photos here

Salmon Release

posted May 25, 2017, 6:27 AM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated May 25, 2017, 6:41 AM ]

5th & 6th grade students released 326 landlocked salmon into Martin Brook on May 24th.  Students had been raising salmon from the eyed egg stage to the fry stage.  These salmon have an 80% better chance of survival during their young stages because they were raised in a "mini-hatchery". 
See photos here.

Dollars and Sense Fair

posted May 23, 2017, 11:55 AM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated May 24, 2017, 4:59 AM by Vincent Vanier ]

Acadia FCU sponsored a Dollars and Sense Fair at UMFK on May 24th.  Fifth and 6th grade students traveled to stations to learn how to use, save and work with money.  They did this all while having a whole lot of fun.  Photos of the event can be found here.

Robotics @ MES

posted May 19, 2017, 11:16 AM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated May 19, 2017, 11:16 AM ]

5th & 6th grade students presented their robotic creations to students at the elementary school on Wednesday, May 18th, and they presented at the Jr. Lego Robotics competition in Ft. Kent on Thursday, May 19th.  See the photos of the MES presentations 
here.   See photos of the Ft. Kent presentations here:    The news story on robotics is here

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