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Budget Session - Public Input Encouraged...

Planning for the FY16  Kittery School District Budget

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 @ 6:00 p.m. 
Shapleigh School 

Please plan to join us and provide valuable input as the Leadership Team and School Committee develop priorities and create the budget proposal for FY16.

Grandparent's Luncheon

Mitchell School 
3rd Grade


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

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.

Bryant Pond Adventure

Traip Sophomore Students

Ms. Shofner's advisory was among the sophomores who attended the annual Bryant Pond Service-Learning & Leadership retreat recently. 

MITCHELL ~ Kindergarten Program

Sandra MacDougall
Kindergarten Educator
Life In The Hollow

The Hollow is a special place where children grow and learn in amazing ways.  The awe and wonder of being a young child is honored, curiosity is encouraged, and great accomplishments are expected.

SHAPLEIGH ~ Technology Education

Steven Frost
Technology Educator

In the Technology Education room, students explore some of the ways in which people  communicate ideas, process information, design new products, and solve problems. 

Maine Partnership

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

Military, school bond reaps national honor

Kittery partnership one of five worldwide to be lauded (Deborah McDermott, Seacoast Online)

The Kittery School Department and the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard were among the joint recipients of a prestigious national award honoring them for their work supporting children of military members.  read more

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.

What's Happening At Traip...

Bryce and Clara were selected by audition to the 2015 All-State
Chorus.  They will perform with the elite vocal group in the spring at the University of Maine.  Bryce and Clara are students of Mr. Wescott, Traip Academy music director.

Karissa, Amanda, Lynne, and Emma, members of the Traip Academy Student-2-Student/Interact Club, volunteered recently at the PNSY Tree-Lighting Ceremony.

The Traip Academy Chorus performed recently at the PNSY Tree-Lighting Ceremony.  The group is directed by Mr. Wescott, Traip Academy music director.

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