Monthly Archives: February 2013

No Child is Unworthy of our Attention, or an Education

This video is a compelling story of why education must be provided to all students regardless of our perception of their intelligence or belief that their challenges are insurmountable.

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Jai Aslam Advances to Poetry Out Loud State Final!

MHS Senior Jai Aslam has advanced to the state final of “Poetry Out Loud” competition after his solid finish in Belfast on February 6th. The state Finals will be held on March 20th at Gracie Theatre at Husson University in … Continue reading

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Educate Dashboard: A Conversation with a Student

This conversation was filmed by the Maine DOE of a student in the RSU2 School district who is talking about his experience with the educate software program (one we are using at Messalonskee). Further videos and information on best practices … Continue reading

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Valentines Day “Speed Dating” at MHS

The MHS Librarians and our faculty teamed up on Valentines day to offer “Book Speed Dating”. Books were arranged by category on 5 different tables.  Students browsed the books at each table. The bell rang every 8 minutes and students … Continue reading

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The One World Schoolhouse: MHS’s Book Talk

Several MHS Students, Faculty Members, and even some parents are reading the book the One World Schoolhouse by Salman Khan.  The book is a nice fit for RSU18 as in it Khan talks about his vision of schooling for the … Continue reading

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Apples and Oranges? Bananas?

Often when I talk to parents about the RSU18 vision for learning I find that much of our time is spent coming to a common understanding of what we are, in fact, talking about.  For a long time I thought … Continue reading

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Good Luck MHS Jazz Musicians!

Good luck to all of our students participating in the MMEA District IV Jazz Festival tomorrow! Make us proud!

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