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RSU 29 Set to Name New Superintendent

RSU 29 Set to Name New Superintendent

| May 1, 2015

Houlton, Me – RSU 29 is getting ready to name its new superintendent, they will be replacing Mike Hammer who confirmed he would be resigning earlier this year. According to the school board agenda sent out by the district on Friday, a motion to confirm Ellen Schneider as the new superintendent is listed. Schneider is the former […]

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Monticello residents vote on whether or not they want to pull out of RSU 29

Monticello residents vote on whether or not they want to pull out of RSU 29

| March 16, 2015

“We’ve lost our sense of community,” said Monticello resident Laurice Grass-Bell. Grass-Bell doesn’t like what’s happened in her town. Since the Wellington school was shut down last June, she and others have worked to give residents the option of pulling out of Regional School Unit 29 and forming their own school district. “It’s the first year that […]

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Hammer’s Time Coming to an End

Hammer’s Time Coming to an End

| January 8, 2015

Houlton, Me – Mike Hammer is working hard for the students of RSU 29. Monday he announced his resignation. He says the choice to resign was hard but he has one big reason, “Primarily it is to get closer to my family. I have been up here for four years and I have got two […]

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Vacant Wellington School Building: Part 2

Vacant Wellington School Building: Part 2

| November 20, 2014

Wellington School in Monticello has been vacant since its closure in June. The upkeep of the empty building is costing the town thousands. A group of citizens has now started a petition that could solve the problem. With the closure of Wellington School, elementary students in Monticello are now bussed to other district schools in […]

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Three weeks into school year, Wellington students and staff say transition to Houlton has gone well

Three weeks into school year, Wellington students and staff say transition to Houlton has gone well

| September 17, 2014

For kindergarten teacher Susan McMann, every new school year brings something different. But this year more than most. “We were a little anxious this is so much bigger than what we’ve been used to however with everybody’s help, and just doing it for a few days it wasn’t as bad as we thought it was […]

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