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Regular Meeting:  April 21, 2015

Congratulations Shapleigh Students

Three Shapleigh OM Teams Win At State Meet!

Three teams represented the Shapleigh School at Saturday's Odyssey of the Mind State Tournament in Sanford, and all three won their respective divisions! As a result, each team has earned the right to compete at the 2015 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals, to be held May 20-23 at Michigan State University in East Lansing.

The three Shapleigh teams that won on Saturday are:

Lose Your Marbles (Madelyn Battcock-Emerson, Killian Campbell, Braeden Cole, Jonah Matso, Jayce Nielsen, Jayna Wheeler, Stephen Whitney)

Pandora's Box (Jeremy Clifford, Mack D'Angelo, Savannah Gibson, Will Heffron, Kaleb Roth, Harper Shea)

Runaway Train (Emma Ackerman, Sydney Auclair, Josephine Ek, Hannah Finn, Elias Matso, Nichole Roberts, Molly Stites)

Congratulations to all three teams - way to represent Shapleigh and Kittery!

Traip Shadow Program

Hannah, a junior at Traip Academy, learned about current research in marine science with Dr Elizabeth Fairchild of UNH as part of her Junior Job Shadow experience.

Congratulations to Emilia and Isabella

Congratulations to Emilia and Isabella, both Traip Academy seniors, who were honored recently at the Western Maine Conference Citizenship Banquet as Traip Academy's two honorees.  They were accompanied at the awards banquet by their families as well as Mr. Roberge and Mr. Waddell.

Traip Student Leadership Symposium

Opening ceremony of the Student Leadership Symposium recently hosted by Traip Academy.  125 middle and high school students participated in the day-long leadership training program.
Belle and Maeve, both Traip Academy students, were teamed up for the helium stick exercise during the recent Student Leadership Symposium hosted by Traip Academy.

Poetry Out Loud

Congratulations to Tatiana (far right) who will represent Traip Academy later this winter at the upcoming regional Poetry Out Loud festival in Biddeford.  That's Ms. MacPhail, the event organizer, along with Jessica and Zoe who also participated in the local event.  

Maine Partnership

Maine partnership received national honor for serving military-connected children  read more

Mitchell School Students - Climbing Adventure

Anastasia, a sophomore at Traip Academy, helps prepare the safety equipment on a Mitchell School third grader as he prepares to ascend the cat walk.  The annual third grade adventure learning experience is a highlight for both high school and third grade students.  The event is organized by Mr. Gagnon, Traip Academy physical education teacher.

Advanced PE students from Traip Academy belay third graders from Mitchell School on the Traip Academy climbing wall. 

Mitchell School Concert

Third Grade Students 
"Here Comes the Sun"

Mentors & Volunteers

Thank you mentors and volunteers for your 
dedication to the Kittery School District.

Traip Student-2-Student

The Traip Academy Student-2-Student group served as host ambassadors for the recent Student Leadership Symposium hosted by Traip Academy.  Ms. Clements, left, is one of the group's advisors.

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration for the
2015-16 School Year

If you have a child entering Kindergarten in Kittery for the 2015–2016 school year, you must CALL the Horace Mitchell Primary School at (207) 439-1707 to schedule an APPOINTMENT with our school secretary.  Registration dates:
April 2 
April 14th 
May 8th


Betsy Oulton, HR and Principal Ellis whipping up
Smoothies at Shapleigh School last Friday!

Traip Winter Concert

The Traip Academy Chorus, directed by Mr. Wescott, performed recently at the winter concert.  

The Traip Academy Band, under the direction of Mr. Wescott, performed at the annual winter concert recently.

Proficiency Based Learning

Vision for Success

The Kittery School District is committed to preparing all students to reach their full potential as productive engaged citizens and collaborative problems solvers in the 21st century.  To ensure that we meet our commitment, we annually establish priorities and create action steps that will move us towards that goal.  read more

School Resource Officer and Emma, K-9 Officer

Officer Durgin will be assisting staff in assuring that all school buildings, students and staff are safe and secure at all times.  We are pleased to welcome Officer Durgin and K-9 Officer Emma into our schools.  read more