Welcome to Regional School Unit 13







*LETTER FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT*
March 30, 2018

Dear Staff, Students and Parents,

We have experienced quite a few snow days this year, nine in all.  By State Law, students in grades K-11 are required to attend 175 days and seniors, 170.  In order to avoid rescheduling end of the year activities like graduation, and to end school on a reasonable date, the plan is to make up two...Read More 

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On Saturday, March 10, the Rockland Police Department informed us that they had received information that an adult male had made threatening statements on social media toward Oceanside High School. Their investigation led them to charge the individual involved with this activity. They assure us that the threat poses no danger to our students. However, in an abundance of caution, there will be an increased police presence at Oceanside High School tomorrow, and in general at our other school facilities.  As always, the safety of our students is our top priority.  I would like to thank the Rockland Police Department for their swift action in this matter, and especially those individuals who reported this activity and helped to quickly resolve the situation.‚Äč

John C. McDonald, Superintendent

*LETTER FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT*

February 28, 2018

Dear RSU 13 Families and Community Members:

Recent events, such as the tragic school shooting in Parkland Florida, have brought the issue of school safety and security to the forefront of our concerns and have brought out the fears that we all share when it comes to protecting our children.

I want to assure you that as educators, school security, and safety for your children is considered not just on occasion, but on a daily basis. Our schools all have crisis plans in place, we practice for emergencies, we review the security of the buildings themselves and we follow up on... Read More

 

*SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS*
RSU 13 is looking for qualified substitute teachers!  If you are interested, please click here for an application, or contact the Superintendent's office at 596-6620 and ask for Human Resources.  We pay $95 per day for those with a 2-year college degree and $100 per day if you have a 4-year college degree.

Please click here to view the Substitute Handbook.

 

 

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 *RSU 13 STRATEGIC PLAN 2013–2018*

Beginning in September of 2011, a Strategic Planning Team -- comprised of representatives drawn from our six communities, the staff, the school board, and the administration - convened to lead a process focused on developing a five-year strategic plan for our newly consolidated school district. 

Areas of focus highlighted in the planning process included:  teaching and learning; recruitment, retention, and evaluation of staff; financial matters; facilities; community engagement; and long-range development. The Strategic Planning Team also solicited a wide range of input from community and faculty members through surveys; parent, faculty and student meetings; and open community forums.

The resulting plan was adopted by the RSU 13 School Board by a unanimous vote at its regular meeting on March 7, 2013, and now stands as a blueprint for action in identifying priorities and establishing credible work plans for guiding the district toward excellence over the next five years. Importantly, the plan also is designed to be updated periodically with indicators of progress included in the strategic plan section – Measuring Our Progress and Effectiveness (pages 21-28). 

Click here to view RSU 13's Strategic Plan

 

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