Due to tomorrow's forecasted cold temperatures, all students should enter the front doors. Please do not drop off students before 7:25am when supervision begins. Bundle up and see you in the morning!
about 11 hours ago, Maggie Mitchell
OTES front entrance with wreaths hung on the doors
These chocolate cupcakes will help us cope with 6 more weeks of winter!
about 13 hours ago, Maggie Mitchell
two first graders holding chocolate cupcakes decorated to look like groundhogs
The RSU #34 Resource Center, located at OTES, is open TODAY, Thursday, February 2nd from 2:30-4:00pm. Take and make macaroni and cheese kits will also be available on a first come, first served basis. The RSU #34 Resource Center is open to all district families in need of food or basic household supplies. The Center is located at OTES and is open on the first and third Thursday of each month from 2:30-4:00pm. If you have questions or an emergency food insecurity outside these dates, please contact our School Community Coordinator Jenn Goodwin at 207-370-8564 or jennifer.goodwin@rsu34.org. RSVP to our Facebook event for automatic reminders.
about 17 hours ago, Maggie Mitchell
Now Open! RSU #34 Resource Center: Something for Everyone with two hands and heart logo
Happy Groundhog Day! What is your prediction?
about 20 hours ago, Maggie Mitchell
kindergarten student holds up their construction paper groundhog and prediction
kindergarten student holds up their construction paper groundhog and prediction
kindergarten student holds up their construction paper groundhog and prediction
kindergarten student holds up their construction paper groundhog and prediction
We would love to see you for this parent group tomorrow, Thursday, February 2nd at 6pm in the OTES Library. Email vicki.wilcox@rsu34.org or trysha.lunn@rsu34.org to RSVP.
1 day ago, Maggie Mitchell
Parent Group: Stress and Anxiety Flier
Join us TONIGHT, Wednesday, February 1st at 6pm via Zoom for our PTC meeting. Hear from Tiffany Palmer about our art program, discuss our playground refurbishment, and hear the plans for our Book Fair and Coding Night. The Zoom link and agenda can be found here: https://www.rsu34.org/o/otes/article/974685
1 day ago, Maggie Mitchell
Parent Teacher Club in white print on a dark green circle with light green background
Friday was an RSU #34 Spirit Day. We wore our cozy flannel and donated to the Old Town High School Memorial Garden.
4 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
all wearing flannel, students pose with a staff member
all wearing flannel, students pose with staff members
all wearing flannel, students pose with a staff member
all wearing flannel, students pose with staff members
A reminder that tomorrow, Friday, January 27th is an RSU #34 districtwide spirit day. Wear flannel and donate $1 to the Old Town High School Memorial Garden.
8 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
Flannel Friday flier
Kindergarteners recently created faces out of recycled objects found in the art studio.
8 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
kindergarten student shows his face made of recycled materials
kindergarten student shows her face made of recycled materials
 face made of recycled materials
ace made of recycled materials
RSU #34 will be closed today--Thursday, January 26.
8 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
We have some fun interactive bulletin boards and games in the library, and conversations with Mac, that keep us engaged beyond books!
9 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
students complete a Would You Rather bulletin board
a student shows the library turtle a toy turtle
students complete a Words With Friends bulletin board
students play a game at a table in the library
Join School Counselors Mrs. Lunn and Mrs. Wilcox on Thursday, February 2nd from 6-7pm in the OTES Library for this informative and supportive session. Virtual option and childcare available. RSVP to the emails listed in the flier.
9 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
coping with stress and anxiety parent group flier
Yea! Snow!
10 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
student in snow gear with others playing in a snowy field in the background
students building a snowfort
students playing in the snow
an landscape image of the sky and playground field with students playing
The RSU #34 Resource Center is restocking the shelves and putting together some take and make macaroni and cheese kits for our families. They could use the following donations: pasta, shredded cheese, Ritz or similar crackers, small bags of flour and disposable 9x13 or 8x8 pans. The Resource Center is always open for donations of food, hygiene and household supplies, which can be dropped off during school hours at OTES. Thank you!
14 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
macaroni and cheese in an aluminum pan on a wood surface
Tuesday, January 17---RSU #34 (Alton, Bradley, Old Town) will have a 2-hour delay this morning. Morning 1/2-day PreK in Old Town is cancelled. All scheduled bus runs and start times are delayed 2-hours.
17 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
There is no school tomorrow, Monday, January 16th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
18 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
photos of two fourth graders with handwritten speech bubbles containing their responses to “I have a dream…"
The K-Kids will continue to collect can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House all year long! Drop off your tabs anytime the school is open or send them in with your student. Thank you!
24 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
first grade girl holding two gallon bags of can tabs
Tomorrow, Friday, January 6th, and Saturday, January 7th from 4:30-7:30pm are the last two nights to come visit the Sparkle and Shine light display at OTES, enjoy some fun activities, and have a cookie and cocoa. Join us for the final nights of this great event!
28 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
Greenhouse and garden with lit holiday lights
“Coach Rhoads” was the winning bidder on PE Teacher for the Day during the Online Auction. After today, we think teaching is in his future!
29 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
student leads a PE group
PE staff and student pose together
PE “Teacher for a Day” student wearing customized T-shirt (back)
PE “Teacher for a Day” student wearing customized T-shirt (front)
Here is the January lunch menu for OTES.
30 days ago, Maggie Mitchell
OTES January Lunch Menu