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  • Elementary and Secondary Education Application Information Date: June 8, 2017 To:  RSU #71 Parents and Community MembersReferencing:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Application Federal funding is allotted to school districts throughout Maine through the ...
    Posted Jun 8, 2017, 11:49 AM by Betty Lu Davis
  • Children and Teens Can Enroll in Affordable Health Care Insurance Year-Round It’s not too late to sign up for free or low-cost health coverage! Enrollment is open year round. Children or teens in a family of four earning up ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2017, 10:05 AM by Betty Lu Davis
  • BAHS Academic Audit Report In the spring of 2016, the RSU #71 School Board commissioned an academic audit for Belfast Area High School. The purpose of the academic audit was to examine and ...
    Posted Mar 1, 2017, 6:30 AM by RSU71 Webmaster
  • BAHS goes through their Accreditation Process Belfast Area High School (BAHS) is presently undergoing their Accreditation process. The Accreditation Process is overseen by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The process takes 18 ...
    Posted Dec 7, 2016, 7:03 AM by Betty Lu Davis
  • JMG May Newsletter We hope you will take a minute and read the attached JMG - Jobs for Maine Graduates - newsletter and see the wonderful things that these students are doing.
    Posted May 30, 2017, 6:47 AM by Betty Lu Davis
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Superintendent's Corner

Paul D. Knowles, Ed.D.
pknowles@rsu71.org
(207) 338-1960


Dear Students, Parents, Staff, and Community Members:
As the 2017-18 school year approaches, we look to strengthen our commitment and work to help students become life, career, and college ready. We understand our responsibility to educate every student for an uncertain future in a complex world. Further, we recognize our responsibility to change how we approach teaching and learning in ways we may not be prepared to do, but know we must continue to learn more about ways in which this generation of students learns best. We concur with AASA’s (the School Superintendent’s Association) Redefining Ready Initiative that states that, “Today’s students are driven by ideas and innovations, and they should not be reduced to, or defined by, a single test score as the primary readiness indicators for being life, career, or college ready”.  Read more....