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Penobscot
Web exclusive, August 27, 2019
Penobscot Community School - Back to School

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326-9421, penobscotschool.org
First day: Tuesday, September 3
School hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Administration
Principal: Jay Corbin, jcorbin@penobscotschool.org, 326-9421
Secretary: Marty Clark, mclark@penobscotschool.org, 326-9421
Superintendent: Mark Hurvitt, mhurvitt@schoolunion93.org, 374-9927
Curriculum Coordinator: Dawn McLaughlin, dmclaughlin@schoolunion93.org, 374-9927

Snapshot
Grades: pre-K - 8th.

Total number of students: 70. Pre-k, 5; Kindergarten, 4; Grade 1, 5; Grade 2, 8; Grade 3, 4; Grade 4, 11; Grade 5, 7; Grade 6, 4; Grade 7, 12; Grade 8, 10.

Full-time teachers/staff: 15
Part-time teachers/staff: 6

Contracted staff: 1

2019-20 budget: $1,860,851

New staff
Paul Buese, Head Cook

New programming
Second Step, a guidance curriculum that teaches students Social Emotional skills.

Meals
Meal prices: student breakfast, $0.50; reduced breakfast, free; student lunch, $2.65; reduced lunch, free; extra milk/snack, $0.30.

Meal application forms will be sent home with students on the first day of school.

Bus
Glen Ashe will start at Back Ridge and Dogtown Road at 6:50 a.m. From there he does Route 15 to Route 199 and downtown, then to Route 175 to the Sedgwick Line, arriving at school at 7:30 a.m.

Deb Ames leaves school at 6:50 a.m. going to Pierce Pond Road to New Road to Orland Town Line turning around and going to the Castine town line then to school via the Dunbar Road, arriving at 7:30 a.m. Both of these routes are reversed in the afternoons.

Denny Colson, the Castine bus driver will pick up and drop off some students who live on the Dunbar Road arriving at Penobscot school by 7:30 a.m.

No School Days
October 11, 14
November 11
November 27-29
December 23-27, 30-31
January 1
January 17, 20
February 17-21
March 20
April 20-24
May 24
Last student day: June 11