ROCKLAND — Incoming ninth-graders to Oceanside High School in Rockland are receiving an early welcome.

Regional School Unit 13 Superintendent John McDonald said the Team at Oceanside has been placing signs on the lawns of the families of incoming first-year high school students. There are 141 incoming ninth graders.

The signs state “Welcome to Oceanside.”

“We welcome them all to our wonderful school,” McDonald said.

The first day of school for Oceanside ninth graders is Sept. 7. The other three high school grades will begin the following day.

Oceanside serves student in Rockland, Thomaston, Owls Head, South Thomaston, Cushing and some from St. George.

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