SCHOOL NEWS
DEXTER REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
The Dexter Regional High School faculty and staff have selected the following students to receive Students of the Month for December. Pictured from left to right are Grade 9: Ethan Boutilier, Grade 10: Kaitlyn Webber, Grade 11: Joseph Germano, and Grade 12: Ashton Ward.​
COLLEGE NEWS
TUFTS UNIVERSITY
Tufts University recently announced the Dean's List for undergraduate students enrolled for the fall 2015 semester. Among these students is Judy Yau of Newport, class of 2019. To obtain Dean's List honors individuals require a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions. A growing number of innovative teaching and research initiatives span all campuses, and collaboration among the faculty and students in the undergraduate, graduate and professional programs across the university is widely encouraged.
MOUNT IDA COLLEGE
Shayna Fogg, a Applied Forensic Science major from Dexter has been named to the Fall 2015 Dean's List at Mount Ida College in Newton, Massachusetts for achieving a GPA of 3.33 or higher. Founded in 1899, Mount Ida College is a small, private college in Newton, Massachusetts that provides career-focused programs built upon a strong foundation of social sciences, humanities, and the arts--all to prepare our students for achievement in their chosen careers, and in life. To learn more, visit the College's website at www.mountida.edu.
PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATIONS
MSAD #53
SAD #53, Burnham, Pittsfield, and Detroit kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 school year has begun. A child must be five years of age on or before Saturday, October 15th, 2016 in order to start school. Screening information is available by calling the Manson Park School. The screening will be held on Friday, April 29th at the Manson Park School. Appointments will be made after the completed paperwork has been returned. As a part of the screening process, children will be involved in activities which include: general academic readiness, vision, hearing, motor coordination and speech/language development. To complete the registration forms, you will need a copy of your child’s Vital Record of Live Birth and proof of immunization including the varicella vaccination. Call (207) 487-2281 or stop by the Manson Park School to receive a registration form.
MANSON PARK PRESCHOOL
The Manson Park Preschool Program is currently taking applications for the 2016-2017 school year. To register, a child must be four years of age on or before Saturday, October 15th, 2016. If interested in this free program that is open to all families of MSAD #53, contact the Superintendent’s Office at 487-5107 betweeen the hours of 8 AM to 4 PM for an application. To complete the application, you will need to bring a copy of your child’s Vital Record of Live Birth and proof of immunization including the varicella vaccination. The screening will be held at the Manson Park School on Monday, June 6th.