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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

| 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

| 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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Students Have Last Day at Wellington School in Monticello

| June 17, 2014

“The last day of school is always an emotional’s hard to know that your little ones are moving of course has special significance because it’s the last kindergarten class,” said kindergarten teacher Susan McMann. McMann has been a teacher at the Wellington School for the last nine¬†years. On Tuesday morning she soaked up […]

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RSU 29 Schools Serious About New Bullying Policy

| September 20, 2013

RSU 29 schools are not kidding around when it comes to implementing the state’s new bullying policy. Superintendent Mike Hammer says the new document has all schools in the district focusing on areas that haven’t specifically been targeted before. Mike Hammer, RSU 29 Superintendent says, “Gender identity, socioeconomic status, a lot of those things that […]

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