Carrabec High School

Office of the Principal

To: School Board Directors

From: Timothy Richards

Date: October 26, 2016

Re: Principal’s Report

 The plotter that was purchased using monies from an Oak Grove Grant, written by student Katie
Dixon, has arrived. It will be used to support our Technology Trades Program.

 PSAT/Community Service Day (October 14, 2016) went very well. Sophomores and Juniors took
the PSAT’s at Carrabec High School while the Freshman and Seniors participated in Community
Service activities in our community and at our own high school. The projects included picking
up trash by the fences all around school, raking pine needles at the tennis court and picking up
limbs, leaves and branches under trees. Similar work was done in Solon, Garret Schenck, and at

 On October 20, 2016, 7 student leaders from JMG joined 24 other high school programs for the
Leadership Education Conference (LEC) at Good-Will Hinckley. Students were able to network
with other students as well as work on their goal setting, project planning, presenting, and
teambuilding skills. This year, our leaders took home first place based on their teamwork,
problem solving, and presentation skills!

 Upcoming JMG events include: Trunk-or-Treat at Carrabec High School on October 28, 2016,
from 5 pm to 7 pm. This is a rain or shine event.

 FAFSA information night is being held on November 2nd in the cafeteria.

 Boston college trip is taking place November 3rd and 4th. 34 students and 6 chaperones will visit,
Boston College, Endicott, UNE and USM.

 JMG Overnight trip-NSLA: After an internal review process, Ms. Sevey and two students were
selected to represent JMG at the National Student Leadership Academy in Washington, DC
from November 9-13. They will join 1 other specialist and 2 other students from Maine and be
among 400 from across the country at this once in a lifetime opportunity. Students will take part
in different leadership seminars as well as team-building opportunities and a professional awards
luncheon. They will also take part in sightseeing around DC. The NSLA takes place
from November 10-12 with travel days being the 9th and 13th. All expenses are covered by

 Our Performing Arts students will perform “Game of Tiaras” on Wednesday, November 9th and
Thursday, November 10th.

 Parent/Teacher Conferences will take place on November 15, 2016, from 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm and
throughout the month of November. Parents can set appointments with the teachers, through
email, phone calls or directly through their student.