News Feature

Originally published in The Weekly Packet, August 22, 2019
Surry Elementary School - Back to School

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First day: Tuesday, September 3
School hours: 8:10 a.m.-2:50 p.m. Students may arrive beginning at 7:45 a.m.
Open house: Wednesday, August 28, 5 p.m.
Visitors to the school should be aware of our new parking renovations, and pay close attention to directional arrows.

Principal: Fred Cole,, /> Secretary: Cathy Rossignol, /> Superintendent: Mark Hurvitt,, 374-9927
Special Services Director: Karen Watts,, 374- 9927
Curriculum Coordinator, Dawn McLaughlin,, 374-9927
Athletic Director, Andrea Archer, />

Grades: pre-K-8
Number of students: 149. Pre-K: 17, kindergarten: 23, grade 1: 17, grade 2: 18, grade 3: 8, grade 4: 14, grade 5: 11, grade 6: 12, grade 7: 17, grade 8: 12.
Number of teachers: full-time, 13; part-time 12.
Number of support staff: 12 (includes bus drivers)
2019-20 budget: $2,734,073

New staff
Caroline Bromberg, pre-K teacher. A recent graduate of the University of Maine, native of Bar Harbor.
Heather Emanuelson, music teacher. Longtime music teacher in Chicago public and private schools.
Jessie Stewart, Bus B Driver. Longtime bus driver for Laidlaw and First Student.

New programs
Surry School will be implementing the Second Step social/emotional curriculum this year, and will be expanding the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum to bolster cursive handwriting as well as address keyboarding competency.

Student lunch, $2.65, adult, $6.25; student breakfast, $1.50, adult, $3. Meals free to all students qualifying for free/reduced meals. First week’s menu not available.

Bus A: High School—Start 6:30 a.m., Cunningham Ridge Rd., then Toddy Pond Rd, North Bend Rd., Jellison Ridge Rd. and Patten Pond Rd. Leave Surry School at 7 a.m.

Elementary School—Start 7:20 to 7:25 a.m., Toddy Pond Rd., Cunningham Ridge Rd.,Toddy Pond Rd. to Carlisle Rd., North Bend Rd.,Jellison Ridge Rd., Patten Pond Rd. Arrive by 8:10 a.m.

Bus B: High School—Start 6:30 a.m., Ellsworth Rd. town line to Toddy Pond intersection, Blue Hill Rd. to town line, then Morgan Bay Rd., Cross Rd., Newbury Neck Rd. to Fox Lane. Leave Surry School at 7 a.m.

Elementary School—Start 7:20 to 7:25 a.m., Same as high school route. Arrive at school 8:10 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 25
Last student day: June 15