Focus on Education

Originally published in The Weekly Packet, August 30, 2012
Brooklin School - Back to school information

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The first day of school will be Tuesday, September 4. The school day is from 7:50 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Principal Halina Nawrot, 359-2133, /> Administrative Assistant Amanda Gray Fill, 359-2133
Superintendent Mark Jenkins, 359-8400, /> Director of Special Services Joshua Nichols, 359-8400,

Student lunch (including milk) is $2.05. Reduced lunch is 40¢. Milk is 25¢. All extra/snack milks are 25¢ including those on the free/reduced lunch program.

First week menu: Tues., pizza, broccoli, mixed veggie sticks, rice pilaf, peach, milk, popcorn. Wed., Taco meat and cheese, honey corn bread, taco veggies, corn, apple, milk, juice pop. Thurs., toasted cheese, tomato soup, salad, pineapple and bananas, milk, graham crackers. Fri., barbecue pork on roll, coleslaw, carrots, potato salad, blueberry cake, milk, string cheese.

New staff
Olesia Pazdro is the new K-1 teacher at Brooklin School. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Maine at Farmington in elementary education with a concentration in visual and performing arts. She did all of her student teaching at Bloomfield Elementary School in Skowhegan.

New School Union 76 school Superintendent

Mark Jenkins, a 25-year veteran principal and teacher, was hired as the new superintendent in June. Jenkins recently served as principal of Fort Fairfield High School for 12 years.

Students should be out at least five minutes before their pickup time; they should not be running out the door to catch the bus. This throws off the schedule for everyone at subsequent stops. Questions should be directed to Darlene at 348-5237.

Bus to the high school leaves Brooklin Elementary at 7:25 a.m.

Bus A, Larry Bunt
6:50 Bay Rd
7:02 Flye Point Rd
7:13 Old County Rd
7:25 Brooklin School
7:50 GSA

Bus B, Jerry Hutchinson
6:45 High Street
6:50 River Rd
6:55 Reach Rd
7:05 Folly Rd
7:10 Naskeag Point Rd
7:12 Pooduck Rd
7:25 Brooklin School
7:55 DISES


Number of students per grade: pre-K, 5; K, 2; first, 7; second, 8; third, 1; fourth, 11; fifth, 5; sixth, 5; seventh, 4; eighth, 8.

Aug. 29-30 - Teacher workshops
Sep. 4 - First student day
Oct. 8 - Columbus Day
Oct. 9 - Parent-teacher conferences
Oct. 26 - Teacher workshop
Nov. 12 - Veterans Day
Nov. 21-23 - Thanksgiving Day
Nov. 30 - End first trimester
Dec. 24-Jan 1 - Holiday vacation
Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 22 - Teacher workshop
Feb. 18-22 - Winter vacation
Mar. 15 - End second trimester
Mar. 28 - Parent/teacher conference
Mar. 29 - Teacher workshop
April 15-19 - Spring vacation
May 27 - Memorial Day
May 28 - Teacher workshop
June 21 - End third trimester
June 21 - Last student day
June 24-25 - Teacher workshop