RSU #5

Babysitting Course w/Child & Infant CPR Certification

Starts Friday, April 1 at DCS! Registration Deadline – Thurs, March 31! Babysitting is a great way to make some extra money and get experience working with kids. Don’t miss out on the upcoming American Red Cross Babysitting Training Class at DCS that also include child & infant CPR certification. Make yourself more marketable and start earning some extra money this […]

5K Fundraising

Join us for the 7th annual Bow Street Market Tortoise and Hare 5K run!  It will be held on Saturday, April 2 at 9:00 at Bow Street Market. Registration is just $15 and proceeds from the race support the Freeport High School Track team. More information and registration is available online at  Registration forms […]

News from RSU#5

March 4, 2016 edition of the Superintendent’s Newsletter

RSU#5 Budget Process Calendar 2015-2016

RSU#5 Budget Process Calendar for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 March 25, 2015 Board Meeting for Budget Review with public Comment 6:30 p.m. FHS Cafeteria April 8, 2015 Board Meeting for Budget Review with public Comment 6:30 p.m. Pownal Cafeteria April 29, 2015 Board Meeting for Budget Review with public Comment 6:30 p.m. Durham Cafeteria • Final […]

Message from Freeport High School Principal

Dear RSU5 Staff and Community Members: I am writing to clarify statements made in an article that appeared in last week’s Tri-Town Weekly that misrepresented details about our move to a proficiency-based education system in RSU 5—specifically, how this transition might impact grading and reporting. The Freeport High School, Freeport Middle School, and Durham Middle School staffs […]


The Board of Directors of Regional School Unit No. 5 (Durham, Freeport, and Pownal) is pleased to announce its unanimous decision to elect Edward R. McDonough to become the next Superintendent of Schools. Mr. McDonough, Superintendent of Schools for the Portsmouth, New Hampshire School Department since 2009, previously served as Superintendent in the Wells-Ogunquit School […]

Little Free Libraries

Little Free Libraries have arrived!!! Presentation about Little Free Libraries by Students. Mrs. Hilton’s and Mrs. Chabot’s class have worked on a Service Learning project for most of this year. We started by discussing what we would like to do for a project. After deciding on LFL, we worked in math on design and dimensions. […]

June Delivering on the Mission (last of year)

Dear Parents, Community Members, and Staff, The school year is ending and there are good-byes to be said on many levels.  Teachers (and the superintendent!) are retiring; children are leaving for the summer; teachers are packing up and finalizing grades for the year.  There is a great deal of anticipation in the air about summertime […]

RSU5 Interim Superintendent Announcement

The RSU5 Board of Directors is pleased to announce that William Michaud and Michael Lafortune have agreed to share responsibilities as RSU5’s Interim Superintendent for the 2014-15 school year.  RSU5 will benefit from the vast knowledge and experience both bring to our School without creating additional administrative costs.  Although Bill will be titled Superintendent, and […]

May #2 Delivering on the Mission

Dear Parents, Community Members, and Staff, May is always such an event-filled month as students apply their learning experiences in a variety of ways.  Our seniors are preparing presentations of their Senior Projects; a culminating event requiring students to use the skills and knowledge gained through their PK-12 educational experience.  It is always a bittersweet […]