P. O. Box 6A

Cumberland Center, ME  04021

Web site:  - Phone: 829-4800

Board of Directors




6:00 PM


Monday                                                                                   Greely Middle School

May 9, 2005                                                                            Room 125                   



1.  Call To Order - by MSAD #51 Board of Directors Chairperson, Polly Haight Frawley  _______PM.


2.   Items for Action

                  a)  Executive session for the advice from legal counsel

                  b)  Executive session for a student disciplinary matter


3.  Adjourn Meeting



































MSAD #51 Mission


The mission of MSAD #51 is to guide all students as they acquire enthusiasm for learning, assume responsibility for their education, achieve academic excellence, and discover and attain their personal bests.


To accomplish this mission, the MSAD #51 community will collaborate to:

  Use effective instructional practices and provide professional development to assure

   that all students meet or exceed the District's Content Standards and Performance Indicators as they relate to the system of Maine Learning Results;

  Ensure a safe and respectful environment where all feel a sense of belonging; and

  Promote parental participation as fundamental to each student's success.


Board Goals for 2004-2005

1.   Ensure that each student is effectively engaged in learning, meets or exceeds the District¹s Content Standards and Performance Indicators, and progresses towards attaining his/her personal best by:

  Supporting the District¹s ongoing work in curriculum, assessment, instruction and

   professional development;

  Measuring the District¹s progress towards attaining its mission by collecting, analyzing and

   sharing data on student performance;

  Establishing measurable goals for improving student achievement; and

  Developing and evaluating the structures and policies necessary to ensure all students meet  

   the District¹s Content Standards and Performance Indicators as they relate to the system of

   Maine Learning Results.


2.   Implement accountability systems for providing, assessing and supporting student learning by:

  Recruiting, retaining and developing quality staff;

  Encouraging the ongoing development of instructional and administrative leadership;

  Developing and using a system of data analysis for decision making; and

  Developing long range budgetary goals and strategies that take into account District needs   

   and community resources and provide greater financial stability.


3.  Promote community involvement in education by:

        Improving the District website for use as a communication tool;

  Establishing an ongoing dialog with community members; and

  Collaborating with the community to meet student needs.


4.  Provide a quality learning and work environment to support our educational mission by:

  Developing a plan to acquire and fund land for future school space;

  Renovating Greely Junior High into high school space for use beginning in fall of 2005; and

  Developing plans and securing resources to renovate and construct an addition to

   Greely High School.


MSAD #51 Board of Directors

John Aromando                      829-6861

Peter Bingham                                    829-5713
Susan Campbell                     829-6288
Betts Gorsky, Vice - Chair      781-2234
Polly Haight Frawley, Chair    657-2373
Audrey Lones                         829-4171

Jim Moulton                            657-3437

Bob Vail                                  829-5393



Upcoming Meetings/Events


5/10/05 – PTO Annual Meeting, MIW Library, 7:00 PM

5/10/05 – GHS Spring chorus Concert, 7:00 PM

5/11/05 - Early Release Grades K-5 @ 12:15 PM  & Grades 6-12 @ 1:12 PM

5/12/05 – Arts Alliance Meeting, MIW Music Room, 3:00 to 4:00 PM

5/12/05 – GHS Band Concert, 7:30 PM

5/16/05 through 5/19/05 Class of 2009 scheduling

5/18/05 – Early Release Grades K-5 @ 12:15 PM  & Grades 6-12 @ 1:12 PM

5/18/05 – Art/Inkwell, GHS Library, 5:30 PM

5/18/05 – Evening of Excellence, GHS Gym, 6:30 PM

5/24/05 – Budget Validation Referendum, North Yarmouth and Cumberland Polls

5/25/05 - Early Release Grades K-5 @ 12:15 PM  & Grades 6-12 @ 1:12 PM

5/25/05 – GMS Spring Concert & Art Show

5/26/05 – Arts & Education Appreciation Night, CIS, 7:00 PM

5/26/05 – NYMS Chorus Concert, 6:30 PM

5/30/05 – Memorial Day, no school

5/30/05 – PTO Memorial Mile & Fun run

5/31/05 – Last day of school for GHS seniors

6/1/05 – Full day of school

6/2/05 – Class Day, GHS 12:00 PM

6/3/05 – Candlelight, GHS, 8:00 PM

6/5/05 – Graduation, 2:30 PM

6/8/05 - Early Release Grades K-5 @ 12:15 PM  & Grades 6-12 @ 1:12 PM

6/8/05 – DRS end of year concert

6/14/05 – PTO Business meeting, MIW Library, &;00 PM

6/15/05 – Early Release Grades K-5 @ 12:15 PM  & Grades 6-12 @ 1:12 PM

6/19/05  - Father¹s Day

6/22/05 – Full day of school except grades 9-12 early release at 9

6/23/05 – Last day of school: Early Release Grades K-5 @ 12:15 PM  & Grades 6-12 @ 11:15 AM


Next School Board Meeting:

  Monday, May 16, 2005, Mabel I. Wilson Multipurpose Room, 7:30 PM



Public Budget Vote:

  Thursday, May 19, 2005, Greely High School, 7:00 PM