As a result of yesterday's announcement from the State the Sanborn Regional Schools will be closed through May 4 th  and April vacation will remain the same. The SAU will be in contact with more information at a later date.

On April 1 st  2020 teachers will be spending the day planning for the extension of remote learning K-12 . Therefore, staff will not be available to check-in with students during the day. Please have your son/daughter use April 1 st  as a time to catch up on individual assignments, no new assignments will be posted within Google Classroom for Wednesday. We thank you for the understanding and flexibility as teachers continue to prepare for online learning.

If you did not qualify for free and reduced lunch prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and you think you qualify now, you may apply immediately. 

This means you may become eligible for free food through the district. 

Please contact Heidi Leavitt for more information. She is our guidance director and she will keep your information confidential. Her email address is  hleavitt@sau17.net.

While we know this can be an overwhelming time for everyone we want to assure you the nurses are still here to assist with questions and help with community resources. If you have any questions or need help please reach out @    tgilmartin@sau17.net
Dear Parents and Guardians,

As you know, media coverage of the corona virus is widespread, and both the global and national situations are rapidly evolving. The intent of this letter is to provide parents and guardians with tips to help your children continue learning at home. 

Stay in touch with your child’s teachers.

  • Many teachers at SRMS are offering lessons online (virtual learning). Review assignments from the teachers and help your child establish a reasonable pace for completing the work. 

  • If you face technology or connectivity issues, or if your child is having a hard time completing assignments, let the teachers know.

Consider the needs and adjustment required for your child’s age group .

  • The transition to being at home will be different for each child in your home: preschoolers, K-5, middle school students, and high school students will all have different expectations from their teachers. 

  • Talk to your child about expectations and how they are adjusting to learning at home versus at school.

Create a schedule and routine for learning at home.

  • Have consistent wakeup times and bedtimes, Monday through Friday.

  • Structure and schedule the day for learning each class subject, free time, meals and snacks, and physical activity.

  • Allow flexibility in the schedule—it’s okay to adapt based on your day however, many children benefit from consistency.

Help your child stay active.

  •  Encourage your child to play outdoors—it’s great for physical and mental health. Take a walk with your child or go on a bike ride.

  • Use indoor activity breaks (e.g., stretch breaks, dance breaks) throughout the day to help your child stay healthy and focused.

Help your child stay socially connected.

  • Reach out to friends and family via phone or video chats.

  • Write cards or letters to family members they may not be able to visit. 
  •  I will continue to provide you with more helpful information but please contact me with any questions or concerns.  
The End 68 Hunger program is a local private program whose mission is to help families feed their children over the weekend so that they arrive to school well-nourished and ready to learn. The participating children receive a reusable bag on Friday afternoons with non-perishable and easy to prepare meals ready to take home. This program is completely confidential and the names of participating students are not shared with anyone. No financial disclosures are required to participate in this program.

If you are interested in having your child participate or have any questions about this program please contact or email nurse Tracy at tgilmartin@sau17.net .
Sandy Rutherford , Sanborn Regional Middle School Principal

Christine Desrochers , Sanborn Regional Middle School Assistant Principal