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SCHOOL NEWS
KIDSVILLE PRE-SCHOOL
The students at Kidsville Pre-School was armed with beakers and eye droppers, as Mr. Wade helped conduct 3 experiments to learn about reactions. The grand finale was memotos and soda for a very large fountain.
Pictured Aubrey, Matthew, Cade, Levi, Tommy, Paige, Charlie, Lucas, Mikey, Mr. Wade and Elliot.

COLLEGE NEWS
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE MACHIAS
The following students from Penobscot County have earned the distinction of being on the Dean's List at the University of Maine at Machias for the spring 2019 semester. Dean's List honors are awarded to students who have completed 6 or more credit hours in the semester and earned a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. Molly Stewart from Stetson received Dean’s List Honors.
OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE FOR AREA SCHOOLS
It's that time of year when most schools hold their first open house of the year.  An open house is an event when schools open up their doors so parents/guardians can meet with teachers and get a feel of what a typical school day will be like for their child. It’s traditionally held one evening at the beginning of the school year, but some open house’s may be held after the first day of school begins. This is the perfect time to get aquatinted with your child’s teacher, see the classrooms, get a feel for teacher expectations, including academics and behavior. This first initial meeting creates a connection between teachers and parents/guardians that will keep the lines of communication open throughout the year. All parents and guardians are invited and encouraged to attend. For questions or concerns, contact your child’s local school directly or check the school/district website for more detailed information. The following local schools have announced their open house schedules for grades pre-k through 12 for the 2019-20 school year.
MSAD #4
Piscataquis Community Elementary School will be offering an open house/screening for pre-k students on Tuesday, August 20th (by appointment). An Open House for kindergarten students on Thursday, August 22nd from 2 to 3 PM. An open house for grades 1-8 will be held on Wednesday, September 10th from 5 to 6:30 PM. PCES is located on 25 Campus Drive in Guilford. For more information visit the district’s website at www.sad4.org.
RSU #19
Etna/Dixmont School: Wednesday, August 21st from 5:30 to 7 PM. Tours, social gathering with refreshments will be held from 5:30 to 6:15 PM. The offical information meeting will be held from 6:15 to 7 PM. The School is located at 2100 Dixmont Road Etna. For more information contact (207) 992-0735; Sebasticook Valley Elementary School: Wednesday, August 21st from 6 to 7 PM, Pre-k morning 5:30 to 6:15 PM/Pre-k afternoon 6:30 to 7:15 PM. The School is located at  337 Williams Road in Newport. For more information contact (207) 368-4592; Somerset Elementary School: Wednesday, August 21st from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. The School is located at 45 Blake Street in Hartland. For more information contact (207) 938-4770; Nokomis Regional High: TBA; Nokomis Regional Middle School: Thursday, August 22nd grade 5-5:30 to 6:30 PM and grades 6-8 6:30 to 8 PM. The School is located at 291 Williams Road in Newport. For more information contact 207-355-3600; For more detailed information visit the district’s website at www.rsu19.org.
RSU #64
Central Middle School is holding an open house on Tuesday, August 27th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM (laptop meeting incafe 6:15 to 6:30 PM). The school is located at 416 Main Street in Corinth. Central High School will hold their open house on Wednesday, August 28th from 6 to 7 PM. The school is located at 402 Main Street in Corinth. Central Community Elementary School will hold their open house on Monday, August 26th. Pre-k to grade 2 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. Grades 3 to 5 CCES 6 to 7 PM. For more information visit the district’s website at www.rsu64schools.org.
RSU #68
SeDoMoCha Middle and Elementary School teachers and staff will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, September 4th for grades 1-8 from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. The school is located at 63 Harrsion Avenue in Dover-Foxcroft. For more information visit the district website at www.sedomocha.org/home.