Welcome to the new look of the MSAD #49 District website. Although the "look and feel" have changed, and some of the menus are slightly rearranged, the functionality remains the same. We hope you find this update more functional and easier to use.
about 2 months ago, Michael Gifford
Matt Plaisted was awarded a $2,000 grant with which he will be purchasing pedometers for his PE classes.
3 days ago, Michael Gifford
Mr. Plaisted Receives $2,000 grant!
Nurse Barton visited all classrooms this week. She explained safety precautions and hand washing techniques.
about 2 months ago, Jessica Buck
Nurse Barton
Download our App and get instant notification of posted News and Live Feeds. Go to either the App Store or Google Play and search for MSAD 49 (notice the space between MSAD and 49). Download the app and allow notifications.
8 months ago, Lori
App Image in App Store
Robo-Calls & Text Messages You can opt in to receive text message from our robo call program. You must have your cell phone listed in Infinite Campus, if not please contact techteam@msad49.org. Just send "Y" or "Yes" to 67587
8 months ago, Lori
The MSAD#49 District Concert scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 has been cancelled.
8 months ago, David Packard
Clinton Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday with green eggs and ham for lunch as well as guest readers from the community. A week long "Fox in Sox" sock drive gathered 339 pairs of socks to be donated to the Mid-Maine Homeless shelter!
8 months ago, Jessica Buck
"Green Eggs and Ham"
Fairfield Primary Kindergarten students had their fall festival today. Each student created their own Trash Monster.
about 1 year ago, Lori
Student Emmitt Bowers with his trash monster.
Benton Elem. installed a Story Walk throughout their playground. This story walk presents a book to enjoy while walking the perimeter of the playground. The first book was brought to the school by Mrs. Roy (Reading Recovery), titled "King of Bees" by L. Laminack.
about 1 year ago, Kathy Burkhart
Story Walk
The Benton Elem. Story Walk book for Sept. was presented by Mrs. Rogers (Reading Recovery). She installed the book "Happy Birthday Moon", by Frank Ash. The October book was presented by Mrs. Crothers. She installed the book "Monster Who Wanted to Dance" by Keith Graves.
about 1 year ago, Kathy Burkhart
Story Book
On June 10th Benton 5th graders ended their engineering unit with a "Boat Floating". The unit included a guest speaker, research and following the engineering steps to making a boat that not only could float, but also carry heavy loads. All boats were constructed using cardboard and duct tape.
over 1 year ago, Kathy Burkhart
Boats
Boats
Boats
Boats
The weather was perfect this year for the Benton Elementary field day! Grades 4-6 enjoyed the activities provided by Mr. Dangler in the morning, while grades 1-3 enjoyed them in the afternoon. What a great day!!
over 1 year ago, Kathy Burkhart
On June 10th, students from Mrs. Therrien's and Ms. Burkhart's classes journeyed to Boothbay Harbor for a harbor cruise and a visit to the Maine State Aquarium. They saw seals on the rocks and were able to handle many sea creatures in the touch tank at the aquarium.
over 1 year ago, Kathy Burkhart
Boothbay
Boothbay
Boothbay
Boothbay
On Sunday, June 9th, the Benton Elementary School PTO hosted a Goodies and Games with Grandparents event. Over 200 people enjoyed snacks and games! The variety of games was amazing! Grandparents shared their appreciation for being included in our school year!
over 1 year ago, Kathy Burkhart
Goodies with Grandparents
Goodies with Grandparents
Goodies with Grandparents
Goodies with Grandparents
Mrs. Therrien's fifth graders took on the role of soldiers while they visited Fort Western in Augusta.
over 1 year ago, Kathy Burkhart
Fort
Fort
Fort
Fort
Fifth graders from Ms. Burkhart's fifth grade visited Fort Western in Augusta to see what life was like as a soldier before the Revolutionary War.
over 1 year ago, Kathy Burkhart
Fort
Fort
Fort
Fort
Mrs. Goodrich’s class spent the day at Maine Maritime Museum learning about the shipbuilding industry in Maine.
over 1 year ago, Kathy Burkhart
Goodrich
Goodrich
Goodrich
Goodrich
On June 6th, Mrs. Walston's and Mrs. Hachey's Second graders from Benton reviewed what they had learned about erosion with several hands on experiments and observations at the LC Bates Museum.
over 1 year ago, Stephanie Walston
Erosion Walston/Hachey
Erosion Walston/Hachey
Erosion Walston/ Hachey
Erosion Walston/Hachey
On Fridays, Mrs.Hatch’s 4th grade and Mrs. Davis’s 1st grade class team up to do Little Science Buddies. The kids are paired up to teach each other and learn lifeworthy skills, such as the Scientific Method, how to conduct research, and complete Maine Animal Projects.
over 1 year ago, Kathy Burkhart
Buddies
Buddies
Mrs. Lerette's kindergarten class from Fairfield Primary visited LC Bates for a field trip to the pond and museum! They got to use nets in the pond to catch different kinds of animals that live there. They caught newts, crawfish, water bugs, and even frogs!
over 1 year ago, Camden Davis
Mr. Brosseau lends a hand
Curious students were able to touch the frogs
Catching newts
Curious students touched the frogs