We are excited to share with you that the FCC is launching the Emergency Broadband Benefit program tomorrow, May 12, which provides a discount of $50/month to eligible households for broadband access ($75/ month if the household lives on Tribal lands). Sample announcements and informational poster can be found at: https://www.fcc.gov/emergency-broadband-benefit-outreach-toolkit.
Reminder to April Vacation Travelers - Test for COVID-19 Upon Return - Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew released an important reminder in the Bangor Daily News recently for Maine students and families traveling during April vacation, and noted that our case numbers, and the number of young people getting sick from COVID-19 is on the rise. The Maine Department of Education would like to underscore her important message to all members of Maine’s school communities, as we urge everyone to help keep our students and schools safe after April vacation week. Click through for more information. http://edne.tw/n715362
Modified Remote Learning Day in MSAD 44 for Friday, April 16, 2021 - Due to today's weather predictions for 5+" of heavy, wet snow throughout the day, MSAD 44 will be having a modified remote learning on Friday, April 16. Best wishes for a great April break. http://edne.tw/n714166
Dr. Murphy’s Weekly Update for April 15, 2021 - Click through for Dr. Murphy’s weekly update, which is again going out a day early this week to outline tomorrow's plan in the event of inclement weather. In addition, there is information about the last day of school, next year’s school calendar, kindergarten registration, and students who may be returning next year from homeschooling. Best wishes for a great weekend and a terrific April break. http://edne.tw/n713938