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Healthy Acadia, Hancock County Sheriff's Department and the Bar Harbor Police Department are offering a free and anonymous Text eTip Program for our community.
Just text the word "Hancock" with your tip to 274637
As a school community, we are dedicated to the values of fairness, compassion, honesty, responsibility, respect and courtesy that contribute to a positive, diverse, safe and caring learning environment. 

Congratulations Emerson Jazz Band

posted Mar 24, 2015, 3:53 AM by Rick Barter   [ updated Mar 24, 2015, 3:59 AM ]

Congratulations to the Emerson Jazz Band and to Mr. Ellis on their great performance at the Maine State Jazz Festival this past weekend.

The Emerson Jazz band placed 2nd division III.
MDES placed first in their division with Tremont placing third. 
Pemetic had a top (one) rating for their performance

Great day for island music!

Spring Parent/Teacher Conferences

posted Feb 27, 2015, 8:32 AM by Siobhan Ryan

Parent Teacher Conferences are on March 9 from 12:45-7 PM.
Please follow this link to sign up with your child's homeroom teacher.  If you do not see your child's teacher listed, they will be contacting you another way to set up a time.

JUNIOR SOLAR SPRINT Club - A Learning Lab Activity

posted Feb 23, 2015, 6:57 AM by Sarah Winne

Design and Build a solar powered car that will complete a race in the shortest possible time. Fridays during Learning Lab – March 6 into May in Mr. GR’s room (if you're in 6th grade) or Mr. Boardman's room (if you're in 5th grade). 7th and 8th graders should see Ms. Winne.

The school will provide some building materials, but students will be expected to bring in and use scrounged or recycled stuff for car bodies.

When the club ends, students will need to return motors, motor clips, alligator clips, battery packs, and solar panels, as these get re-used from year to year.

The school race will be in early May.  The top five school teams will be eligible to travel with their parents to compete at the State Championships, Saturday, June 6 in Owls Head.

See Mr. GR, Mr. Boardman, Ms. Hanna, or Ms. Winne for individual registration forms.

Robotics Club Starts Soon

posted Jan 13, 2015, 6:56 AM by Sarah Winne   [ updated Jan 13, 2015, 6:57 AM ]

Robotics Club will begin on Tuesday, January 27 and run through April 14 (our showcase presentation afternoon). It will meet every Tuesday in the French Room from 3:00 to 4:15.

Any interested student, in grades 4 - 8, may participate; however, keep in mind that this is not a lego club. It is for students that are sincerely interested in building AND PROGRAMMING a sturdy robot that can meet challenges that include following lines and completing tasks.  Students will need to work in teams of 2 to 4, not alone. Flexibility and compromise skills are essential.

There is a limit of 20 students, due to materials and space. Any student with two unexcused absences will be removed from the club roster.

Friendship Bench

posted Dec 18, 2014, 10:42 AM by Siobhan Ryan

4th graders who volunteer to be in Kids for Kindness painted a "Friendship Bench" to help kids find a friend at recess. 

PTSA Seeks Help For Cookie Appreciation Day

posted Dec 4, 2014, 6:43 AM by Siobhan Ryan   [ updated Dec 4, 2014, 6:45 AM ]

The PTSA is seeking 40 volunteers to bake and set up the Staff Holiday Cookie Appreciation Day.  You can download the attached form to sign up to help with the cookie event, or you can follow this link to sign up:

Finally, the PTSA would like to ask interested folks to please consider a donation the Maine Sea Coast Mission this year.  There is a donation box for gifts outside of Sheila's office in the Conners building. 

Any questions, please contact Heidi: Heidi Hambrecht 266-6708

PTSA Craft Night - THURSDAY 5:00-6:30 PM - ALL Welcome

posted Dec 3, 2014, 5:42 AM by Siobhan Ryan   [ updated Dec 3, 2014, 5:45 AM ]

The PTSA will hold its annual Holiday Craft fair this Thursday at the Conner Emerson Library. Children can make Holiday themed crafts.

We will have the following crafts:
  • Felt Mouse with candy cane
  • Paper chains
  • Dreidel Magic Scratch ornaments
  • Snowman foam ornaments
  • Fuzzy coloring ornaments
  • Decorate ball ornaments 

The craft fair is from 5-6:30. Please note that this is also the day of the Scholastic Book fair (in the cafeteria) from 2-7.

Following the craft fair there will be the December meeting of the PTSA at 7pm, also at the library.

After School Crafts - Wednesday, December 17 and Thursday, December 18

posted Dec 2, 2014, 7:02 AM by Siobhan Ryan   [ updated Dec 3, 2014, 5:34 AM ]

Dear Families,

As you know, the Library traditionally hosts crafts offered by teachers and staff in the month of December.  This year, we are going to do it a little differently.  We are offering two days of crafts, Wednesday, December 17 and Thursday, December 18 from 3-4 PM for grades 1-8. Kindergarten will be doing their own crafts in school with their classes. We are unsure of the crafts that will be offered these days, but if you would like your child to participate please sign up Monday, December 8:

After you have signed up for your best day, we’ll send information on the crafts we expect to be offered that day so that children can choose their top two choices. This will help our volunteers know how many children to plan for.  

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Ryan. Email is best:

Thank you,

Ms. Ryan


Turkey Baskets ....... 2014

posted Nov 21, 2014, 12:15 PM by Rick Barter

Turkey Baskets

Parenting Teenagers

posted Nov 20, 2014, 5:50 AM by Rick Barter

We would like to make you aware of a series of 5 community discussions that will be held in the month of December concerning parenting teenagers. This series is sponsored by the Next Step - Domestic Violence Project and the major points of discussion will include:
  • Strategies for talking with teens about relationships
  • Teens as leaders and positive role models
  • Next Steps for supporting teens in your community
  • Resources for helping teens to make safe and healthy choices

Click here to download  a flyer for the December 3rd event scheduled to take place at the NEH Library but please be aware that there will be 4 more on the following dates and places:

Dec 2, YWCA Bar Harbor
Dec 9, Deer Isle (likely the high school)
Dec 10, Harbor House Southwest Harbor
Dec 16 Next Step Resource Center 733 Bangor Road Ellsworth

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