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  • Published
    October 27, 2022

    Courier-Gazette editorial: Banning books is dangerous

    The Courier-Gazette editorial board discusses the importance of free expression in regards to the recent attempt to ban "Gender Queer" from a local school library.

  • Published
    October 21, 2022

    ‘Gender Queer’ beats book ban

    About 200 residents attended the RSU 40 Board of Directors meeting in person at Medomak Middle School, with 70 participants online. The meeting lasted more than four hours before the board voted.

  • Published
    October 8, 2022

    Controversial book dominates public discussion

    Residents voiced opposition to the book "Gender Queer" being in the high school library during an RSU 40 Board of Directors meeting. The board will determine if the book will be removed Oct. 20 following a citizen's appeal of the superintendent's 2021 decision to keep it in the library.

  • Published
    March 24, 2022

    Medomak Middle School closure crisis drags on

    Students have been attending school remotely since February due to a water problem. Those in charge said they are working diligently to get the students back to school in person, but it is a complex issue without a simple solution.

  • Published
    February 23, 2022

    School Districts to hold job fair

    Local school districts will hold a job fair for full-time and part-time positions.

  • Published
    January 21, 2022

    RSU 40 suspends COVID-19 policy for review

    The Regional School Unit 40 Board of Directors voted to temporarily suspend a COVID-19 policy at their Thursday, Jan. 20 meeting and resubmit it to the policy committee for further review.

  • Published
    December 3, 2021

    RSU 40 increases substitute pay

    The RSU 40 board of directors approved an increase in substitute pay at their Dec. 2 meeting. The new pay scale will take experience and college courses into consideration.

  • Published
    November 5, 2021

    RSU 40 continues pandemic measures

    The Regional School Unit 40 Board of Directors continued to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic at their Nov. 4 meeting. The board discussed an upcoming vaccine clinic for elementary and middle school students and set a mask policy for winter sports.

  • Published
    October 12, 2021

    Group seeks to ban ‘sex books’ from school library

    A group brought multiple concerns to the RSU 40 Board of Directors Oct. 7 including what they called “sex books” in the library.

  • Published
    September 17, 2021

    RSU 40 investigates pooled testing

    The RSU 40 Board of Directors voted to maintain current safety protocols while the superintendent investigates pooled testing.

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