Center Drive School 17 School Street, Orrington, ME 04474 (207) 825-3697 Copyright © 2017
Spring is just around the corner, as you can see by the photo I took in my "dooryard" on March 9! There is much going on right now, and I'd like to bring you up to date.
Gifted-Talented Coordinator for AOS 47 - Congratulations to Patti Currie-Wright, who will be Gifted-Talented Coordinator for Center Drive School and Dedham School, beginning in fall, 2018.
Gifted-Talented Parent Nominations - Nominations for G-T students will be reviewed in the spring, and the identification team will meet in May. Parents wishing to nominate a child may download the nomination forms from the school website (or from this website), and submit a completed nomination to the CDS office by May 1, 2018.
Trimester Summaries - A summary of student learning activities and projects will go home with their report card at the end of this trimester.
STEM Field Trip - Middle School G-T students have the opportunity to travel to Maine Maritime Academy in Castine on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Informational flyers and permission slips have gone home with each student. Please return the permission slips to the office by April 4 at the latest.
Osher Map Library Mapmaking Contest - Fifth grade students are polishing up their map-making skills to create an illustrated map for the map contest. Finished maps are due March 16, 2018.
Maine State Invention Convention at the Cross Center, Bangor - March 17, 2018. Check out the inventions created by middle school students at the Maine Invention Convention. Judging is below:
Maine History Day April 7, 2018 - The Maine competition for National History Day will be held at the University of Maine. Although CDS doesn't have students competing this year, you are still invited to check out this competition. Four CDS students have qualified for the national competition at the University of Maryland.
Special Olympics Track & Field event - May 2, 2018 in Bangor. Eighth grade G-T students have again been invited to help out as volunteers.
Carolyn Horth, Gifted-Talented Coordinator
I have been the G-T coordinator since 2009. In addition, I have taught World Languages at CDS until my semi-retirement. I have Gifted-Talented endorsement in addition to professional teaching certification K-12. My interests are history and world cultures. I love hiking and skiing.