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After Public Votes Down Purchase of More Farm Land, SAD 1 Looks to Pass Budget

| May 20, 2014

It didn’t exactly come as a surprise to SAD 1 Superintendent Gehrig Johnson when the public voted against the school district buying 34 more acres of farmland last week. “I think anytime you ask the public to tax themselves on something that doesn’t benefit them today, I think you know you’ve got a difficult vote […]

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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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Changes to Start the Year for the Madawaska School Department

| August 21, 2013

Day one of the new school year for students at Madawaska Middle High School. A year that’s beginning with changes in the school department. Last week they lost two members of the school committee – and this week they welcomed an interim superintendent. “I would describe myself as a problem solver. I like solving problems,” […]

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Easton School and Town Officials Work to Correct Budget Issue

| August 13, 2013

As students in Easton head back to school, Superintendent Roger Shaw tries to understand why Easton was the only school to lose money after lawmakers put 26 million dollars back into the department of education. Shaw says, “You know to get a printout on the computer screen and see one red number and it was […]

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Madawaska Superintendent Makes Resignation Official, Steps Into New Role with SAD 1

| August 8, 2013

Madawaska Superintendent Terry Wood has officially resigned. A statement was sent out this morning saying: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Madawaska and Grand Isle School Boards for allowing me the privilege of serving as your superintendent for the past two years. I appreciate your vote of confidence in extending my […]

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