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  • Chess Tournament Middle School and High School Chess Tournament Saturday, December 16,  9:00 AM - Noon.See attached file for more information
    Posted Nov 30, 2017, 7:49 AM by Betty Lu Davis
  • Fall 2017 News from RSU 71 Fall 2017 News from RSU 71—The School District is Hopping!  At Belfast Area High School (BAHS)… ·         Phase 1 of the $7.6 million overhaul of the BAHS is underway ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2017, 4:43 AM by Betty Lu Davis
  • 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
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Superintendent's Corner

Paul D. Knowles, Ed.D.
(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....