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February 27, 2017

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Greely Rangers Winter Sports Roundup
Girls Indoor Track- Class B State Champions & Western Maine Conference ChampionsAlpine Skiing-Girls and Boys Class A Sportsmanship Award WinnersBoys Hockey #4 Seed State Class B Playoffs: Quarter-final Tuesday 2-28  Girls Basketball Class A South Region Runner-upBoys Basketball Class A South Region Champions; State Championship game Saturday March 4 @ Augusta Civic Center v MessalonskeeGirls Ice Hockey- Southern Maine Region-Runner-UpBoys Indoor Track  State Runner-UpSwimming-3rd place in stateTrack Coach John Folan 11th Girls State Title makes him the winningest coach in the history of Girls Indoor TrackA great winter season for Greely Rangers!  Great job to our student athletes and coaches!
2017-18 Budget Update
We received our preliminary state subsidy numbers (state aid to education).  These numbers could change throughout the legislative process this spring, but ultimately they signal challenging times for our district and many others in the …

Message February 6, 2017

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A WORD ABOUT SNOW DAYS
Dear MSAD #51 Families, In case you may have been wondering why MSAD #51 schools were closed all day Wednesday, February 8 (as opposed to a more preferable 2-hour delay for morning ice conditions), this was due to the scheduled early release.
When there is a scheduled early release, the district cannot delay the start time for the schools (not even a one hour delay would work).  A delay and an early release both held on the same day would not meet the required number of hours to be considered a full school day.  Additionally, it would cause a fair amount of unnecessary confusion around child care schedules for many of our families.
This explanation applies to any future weather-related closings on scheduled early release days.  Please feel free to contact me if you have further questions regarding this procedure. ROBOTICS GHS hosted a regional VEX Robotics competition last weekend.  Great team robotics projects were on display. Many thanks to GHS science teacher K…