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              Welcome to Augusta Public Schools



Please be sure to visit Augusta School Department on Facebook to see all of the most recent updates and information.

                               https://www.facebook.com/AugustaSchoolDepartment 


Dates to Remember:

  January 16 ~ Early Release
  January 19 ~ No School


The following links will take you to surveys which you may fill out regarding our pending policies. To view these policies you may click on the following link http://www.augustaschools.org/proposed_policies.php or from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy. After you read the policy, we invite you to participate in the survey. 

JLCB:  Immunizations of Students

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LGVPCPR

JRA:  Student Education Records and Information

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LGPZ3KJ

JRA-R:  Student Education Records and Information Administrative Procedure

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LH3T2GY

JRA-E:  Annual Notice of Student Education Records and Information Rights

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LP78C9T

KB:  Parent Involvement in Education

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LPRMRYS

KBF:  Parent Involvement in Title I

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LPPKJ3N


The following links will take you to surveys which you may fill out regarding our pending policies. To view these policies you may click on the following link http://www.augustaschools.org/proposed_policies.php or from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy. After you read the policy, we invite you to participate in the survey. 

GCSA:  Employee Computer and Internet Use

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JW996FG

GCSA-R:  Employee Computer and Internet Use Rules

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JPBJSRJ

JLCD:  Administration of Medication to Students

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/J6FGMBH 

JLCD-E:  Medication Administration on School Field Trips

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/J5CVGNQ 

ILD:  Educational Research:  Student Surveys, Analyses, and Evaluations

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Q7L5N5X

IMB:  Teaching About Controversial/Sensitive Issues

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Q9Q3CS5

IMB-R:  Teaching About Controversial Issues – Guidelines

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QDWZBYP 

IMBB:  Exemptions from Required Instruction

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QYSDQFQ 

JEA:  Compulsory Attendance

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QXZ7PQ6

JEAA:  Student Attendance/Student Absences and Tardiness

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QPJ923N

JICH:  Drug and Alcohol Use by Students

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Q57VP7J

 

 



Congratulations to the following for being elected to serve on the Augusta School Board:

Kimberly Martin ~ School Board Chair
Jennifer Neumeyer ~ At Large Board Member
Deborah Towle ~ Re-elected for Ward 2


The following links will take you to surveys which you may fill out regarding our pending policies. To view these policies you may click on the following link http://www.augustaschools.org/proposed_policies.php or from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy. After you read the policy, we invite you to participate in the survey. 

BBBDA:  Board Declared Vacancy Caused by Absenteeism

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/N79TCVC

BIC:  Certification of Completion of Freedom of Access Training

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NMP7V5S

CBI:  Evaluation of the Superintendent

 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NNP95VJ

 


The following links will take you to surveys which you may fill out regarding our pending policies. To view these policies you may click on the following link http://www.augustaschools.org/proposed_policies.php or from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy. After you read the policy, we invite you to participate in the survey. 

EEA:  Student Transportation Services

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/778DJZH

 

EEAEA:  Student Transportation Employee Requirements, Training and Responsibilities

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7Y76G2R

 

EEAEAA:  Drug and Alcohol Testing of School Bus Drivers

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7TPKBBW

 

EEAEAA-R:  Drug and Alcohol Testing of School Bus Drivers Administrative Procedure

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7XYCK5L




The recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance was endorsed by Congress in 1943 as a sign of Patriotism to our country.  In 1954, a congressional act included the words, "Under God" to the Pledge.

The Maine Education and School Statues Section 4010 states, "A school administrative unit shall allow every student enrolled in the school administrative unit the opportunity to recite the Pledge of Allegiance at some point during a school day in which students are required to attend.  A school administrative unit may not require a student to recite the Pledge of Allegiance."

By law every student in the Augusta School Department shall have an opportunity to recite the Pledge of Allegiance while at school and by law every student has a right to abstain from saying the Pledge of Allegiance.

The mission of the Augusta School Department is to provide all students with challenging high quality educational programs in academic skills, life skills, career preparation, and citizenship.   As a component of instruction in citizenship, the school will continue to teach our students about patriotism to our country.


The following links will take you to surveys which you may fill out regarding our pending policies. To view these policies you may click on the following link http://www.augustaschools.org/proposed_policies.php or from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy. After you read the policy, we invite you to participate in the survey. 


KDB:  Public’s Right to Know/Freedom of Access

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2TW9YWK

IHCDA:  Post-Secondary Enrollment Options

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/C3RXQNM

 



The following links will take you to surveys which you may fill out regarding our pending policies. To view these policies you may click on the following link http://www.augustaschools.org/proposed_policies.php or from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy. After you read the policy, we invite you to participate in the survey. 

IHBAL:  Grievance Procedure for Persons with Disabilities

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DLJS6JZ     

IHBEA:  Program for Limited English Proficient Students

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DWLNZWJ

IHBG:  Home Schooling

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DWXFC62 

Policy IHBGA:  Home Schooling - Participation in School Program

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DSGXHTP

Policy IHBGB:  Special Education Services for Students in Private Schools or Home Schooling

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DRDMV8F

Policy IHBH:  Alternative Education Programs

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DRMXPWW

Policy IHAI:  Capital Area Technical Center Applied Learning Projects

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DTVSBN5

Policy IE:  Organization of Instruction

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DTTX3KH

Policy IKE:  Promotion, Retention, and Acceleration of Students

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DMKP65W

Policy JJIAA:  Private School Students - Access to Public School Co-curricular, Interscholastic and Extra-curricular Activities

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DMPHBDJ

Policy KDB:  Public's Right to Know/Freedom of Access

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DXNP53M

Policy BG-R:  Policy Adoption Procedure

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DNLFZXN

Policy IHBAK:  Life-Sustaining Emergency Care

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DNTNDVS

Policy FL:  Closing of School Facilities

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DF983K2


The following link will take you to a survey which you may fill out regarding our pending policy. To view this policy you may click on the following link http://www.augustaschools.org/proposed_policies.php or from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy. After you read the policy, we invite you to participate in the survey.

Policy IHAA:  Career and Technical Education
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/29YJ62L


                                      New Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee

VashonPaulAt a press conference Wednesday morning at the Cumberland County Civic Center, the recently formed Maine Basketball Hall of Fame announced the names of its first class of inductees who will be honored.  August 21st at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.
PAUL VACHON: Vachon coached the Cony High girls to seven Class A titles and 11 Eastern Maine titles.  His teams won 451 games and made the tournament 23 straight seasons.  His 91 percent winning percentage was one of the highest in the country.



The following links will take you to surveys which you may fill out regarding 11 pending policies. To view these policies you may click on the following link http://www.augustaschools.org/proposed_policies.php or from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy. After you read the policies, we invite you to participate in the surveys.

GBGAA:  Bloodborne Pathogens

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/26LWXNZ

GBGAA-R:  Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CKP53Z5

JLCC:  Communicable/Infectious Diseases

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/25KW2H3

JLCCA:  Students with HIV/AIDS

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/C8CGTDQ

IHBA:  Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/C86QHM6

IHBAA:  Referral and General Education Interventions

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CLFXRCR

IHBAA-R:  Referral Procedures and General Education Interventions

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CVYMG7B

IA:  Instructional Goals and Objectives

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CVP8QFY

IC:  School Calendar

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/C7SXJBS

IGA:  Curriculum Development and Adoption

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/C7HRNZH

IHA:  Basic Instructional Program

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/C92V55P

 


 

The following links will take you to surveys which you may fill out regarding 5 pending policies. To view these policies you may click on the following link http://www.augustaschools.org/proposed_policies.php or from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy. After you read the policies, we invite you to participate in the surveys.

GCOC: Evaluation of Administrative Staff

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZJ3DX2L

GCD:  Professional Staff Hiring

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZQHTD8L

GDD:  Support Staff Hiring

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZWCMBVN

GDN:  Evaluation of Support Staff

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZWZJQL6

JFC:  Dropout Prevention Student Withdrawal from School

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZSHWTZM


The Augusta School Department’s Curriculum Mapping Leadership Team has given the nod to open our site for public viewing. Parents  and students are now able to search by course, subject or grade and browse district classes that are taught in our Pre-K-12 schools.  You will be able to review the standards, content, and skills for each district map you browse. These maps are always a work in progress and will continually change to reflect  current standards and instructional practices.  Please contact your child’s teacher or building administrator for any additional information you may require.  
Here is the link:  http://augusta-public.rubiconatlas.org

 


The following links will take you to surveys which you may fill out regarding 5 pending policies. To view these policies you may click on the following link http://www.augustaschools.org/proposed_policies.php or from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy. After you read the policies, we invite you to participate in the surveys.

GCBDB: Professional Staff Extended Personal Leave Without Pay
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZY6N7ZS

GCFB: Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/57TFVYX

GCFB-R: Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff Administrative Procedure
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5D3P83L

GCI: Professional Staff Development Opportunities
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5Q32R88

CGOA: Supervision and Evaluation of Professional Staff
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5WRNNK8

Thank you for your input.
  


 

The following links will take you to surveys which you may fill out regarding our 3 pending policies.  To view these policies from our website click on "About Us", then click on the "Proposed Policies" and find the policy.   After you read the policies, we invite you to participate in the surveys.

Thank you for your input.

  • IJJ:  Instructional and Library-Media Materials Selection

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/L3MD8JJ

  • IJJ-E:  Challenge of Instructional Materials Forms

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CZ9PW96

  • GBO:  Family Care Leave

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/C595MQ8

 


 

 

 

  • Featured Story

    May 31, 2013
    School Nutrition

    The AuguPicture1sta School Nutrition Program Serves Up Nutritious Meals When School is out!

    The Augusta School Nutrition Program is once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program.  We will be providing free lunches at area playgrounds and recreation programs from June 17 through August 16, 2013.  Area children, ages 18 and younger are welcome to attend, no paperwork needed!

    Location Serving Time:

    Buker Recreation Center & Playground     11:00
    North St. Playground – North Street           11:25
    Calumet Playground - Northern Avenue    11:45
    Williams Playground - Bangor Street         12:15
    McCall’s Playground - Eastern Avenue       12:40

     

  • December 24, 2013
    Emergency Shelter

    The City of Augusta is opening an Emergency Shelter at the Augusta Civic Center

    Please call (207) 620-8020 fir information

  • May 31, 2013
    Spotlight on Excellence

    The Augusta School Nutrition Program is proud to recognize Bill Tims. 

    TimsDuring the school year, Bill is a member of our Lincoln Elementary School Nutrition team and in the summer he works for our Summer Feeding Program.  As the driver for the program, hungry children are greeted by Bill’s smile as he hands out nutritious lunches at area parks and playgrounds.  Bill is a hard worker, willing to do anything that is asked of him.

    Thank you Bill for all you do to serve children and the school nutrition program both during the school year and during the summer.

     

  • May 31, 2013
    8th Grade Speeches

    IMGFourteen students in Mr. Maines and Ms. Rideout-Dawes gave speeches about the person or event who they believed made the biggest impact in the 21st Century.  The students gave speeches about Albert Einstein, IMGBonnie and Clyde, Walt Disney and Henry Ford, among others. 

    Emma Whitney was selected as the winner of the contest.  The fourteen students were selected from all of the 8th grade class students who made speeches and created display boards about their selection of change agents. 

    Special thanks to Senator Roger Katz, Mayor Bill Stokes, Superintendent Anastasio for serving as judges for the event.

     


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Due to the storm,all Augusta public schools will be closed on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

Due to the storm,all Augusta public schools will be closed on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.