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Regular Meeting:  April 7, 2015

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 Cameron!

Congratulations to Cameron, a senior at Traip Academy, who has been selected to receive the Maine Principals' Association Principal's Award for Traip Academy.  Cam will be recognized at a luncheon in Bangor on 
April 11th.

Staff Training

Kittery School Department Educational Technicians and Secretaries were trained recently in CPR by Traip Academy Physical Educator Mr. Gagnon.

Anne Masury consults with Barbara Moriarity, Registered Dietician from York Hospital, following a presentation about the Mediterranean Diet following a recent presentation to Kittery School Department staff.

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.  

Once Upon A Mattress

The Traip Academy Dramatic Arts Club produced Once Upon A Mattress for the fall musical.  The show was performed November 14 and 15 at the Kittery Community Center's Star Theatre.

Veteran's Day Ceremony


The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Color Guard parades colors while the Traip Academy Chorus (under the direction of Mr. Wescott) sings the National Anthem during the Veterans Day ceremony.

Maine Partnership

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

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.

Larry the Lobster

Maine Harvest Week

Larry the Lobster visits Shapleigh School

Thank you Weathervane Seafoods!

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

Policy Review

No policies for review at this time.

The Kittery School Committee has requested that you review and consider this
DRAFT POLICY. This new proposed policy is aligned with state mandates and the Kittery School Department vision of moving towards a competency based diploma. 

Please submit comments below, which will be considered when the school committee meets on ____ for a second reading and adoption of the policy. 

Thank you. 

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