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Howard C. Reiche Community School

The First Teacher-Led, Teacher-Governed
Public Elementary School in the State of Maine

2018-2019 Reiche School Teacher Leaders

18-19 Teacher Leaders
Renee Bourgoine-Serio     Ted Hummel    Lori Bobinsky     


2018-2019 School Hours
8:30 a.m. Playground Supervision Begins
8:45 a.m. Students Line up & Enter School
9:00 a.m.  Student Attendance is taken
3:30 p.m.  Student Dismissal

Early Rel
ease Wednesdays  2:30 p.m. Student Dismissal
First Early Release Wednesday: September 26, 2018
Last Early Release Wednesday: May 29, 2019

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The 2019 Reiche Auction at Salvage BBQ was a huge success!  An exciting evening of bidding, dining and music of the band Micromasse was enjoyed by all who attended.

The Auction Committee
 would like to extend its gratitude to Reiche staff for all the teacher time and auction item donations, classroom projects, help and enthusiasm! 

Also, a huge shout-out to all the local businesses, parents, and friends of Reiche who so generously contributed and continue to support Howard C. Reiche Community School.

Thank you all!

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T e a c h e r  L e a d e r  N o t e s

2019-2020 Pre-K Application & Kindergarten Registration

February 25 - March 8, 2019


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Do you live in Portland? Do you have a child who will be . . .

. . . 4 years old by October 15, 2019?
Submit a Portland Public Schools Pre-K enrollment application.
. . . 5 years old by October 15, 2019?
Register your child for 2019-2020 Kindergarten.

2019-2020 Pre-K: 
Updated English and translated 2019-2010 applications for Pre-K enrollment are 
available for downloading from the Portland Public Schools "School Enrollment" web page on February 25 - paper copies will also be available at your neighborhood elementary school office* on February 25.
Completed Pre-K (paper) application forms need to be returned to your neighborhood elementary school.
The Pre-K Lottery will take place during the week of March 11, 2019.


2019-2020 Kindergarten: 
Kindergarten registration is done online via the
"School Enrollment" webpage of the Portland Public Schools website or on the online Registration Kiosk in your neighborhood elementary school.*

To complete both Pre-K and Kindergarten registration processes the following documents need to be presented to the school: 
original proof of birth, the child's immunization record, and proof of residency.  

*For detailed information about enrolling your child in the Portland Public Schools and to locate your neighborhood elementary school please visit the PPS home page @ www.portlandschools.org, select "School Enrollment" under "Families".

If you speak a language other than English and would like assistance with your online registration you may call the PPS Multilingual Center to make an appointment (874-8135).


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R e i c h e P a r e n t s : N E W T H I S Y E A R !


NEW: The Reiche Family Handbook  has been updated with important Reiche School and Portland District information for the families of Reiche students. 
Click here or select the link under the "For Parents" tab above to access this important Reiche family guide. 


NEW: We are moving all of our beginning-of-the-year paperwork online.

Please use your Portland Public Schools Infinite Campus Parent Portal account to view your child’s paperwork and update the information.
You will find links to the Parent Portal and (multilingual)
user instructions under the  FOR PARENTS  tab above.
 

Please reach out to any of the Lead Teachers if you need a parent portal or have questions.

Happy New School Year!
Mrs. Bobinsky, Mr. Hummell and Mrs. Serio

 

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R e i c h e F a m i l y N e w s   It's here ... the online edition of the "Reiche School News" family newsletter bringing you school news, tips, and important family information.

Click on 6.3.19 Reiche School Newsletter for our latest issue of the 2018-2019 school year.

For information about newsletter translations please click here.

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R e i c h e P a r e n t O r g a n i z a t i o n
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Email: reichepto@gmail.com  
      Reiche PTO Community Facebook Page 

       2018-19 PTO Event Calendar


 

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21st Century Community Learning Center

The 2018-2019 Reiche School LearningWorks Afterschool program begins Monday, September 17

The LWAS invitation letter with registration and other program details is posted on the Reiche "LearningWorks" page under the "ACADEMICS" tab.  Enrollment in LWAS is open to eligible students by invitation.
If you have questions about the Reiche program, please contact Toni Newsome (phone: 207-615-5312 or email tnewsome@learningworks.me). We invite you to visit the Learning Works Maine webpage or to connect with the Learning Works Portland Facebook page for a glimpse of the invaluable academic and social opportunities LearningWorks offers students of all ages. Special events and fieldtrips planned for Reiche participants and their families will be posted on the Reiche web page "Learning Works" calendar . ∞  ∞  ∞ ∞  ∞  ∞ ∞  ∞  ∞ ∞  ∞  ∞ ∞  ∞  ∞ ∞  ∞  ∞ ∞  ∞  ∞ ∞  ∞  ∞



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The Reiche "Walking School Bus" is a great way to get Reiche's 4th & 5th graders, who no longer qualify for bussing, to school . . . safely, on time and with adult support! Adults leave Reiche School at 7:50 a.m. each morning. Won't you join us! For all "Walking School Bus" inquiries please email Susan Wiggin at wiggis@portlandschools.org or give her a call at 207-874-8175.

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The 2015-2016 No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) Report Card for the Howard C. Reiche Community School has been releasedBefore reviewing the Report Card we encourage you to read our family announcement letter which provides insight into its meaning and purpose. The Reiche Report Card is available under the "About Us" tab above or via this link.


Reiche In The News

Watch how our friends at the Portland Symphony Orchestra and Reiche 1st graders create perfect harmony with rhyme and rhythm.
Posted on 12/08/2016
Maine Legislature Recognizes Reiche Community School
Posted on 02/04/2016
NEA spotlight on Reiche in "Teachers Take Action"
Posted on 01/01/2016
Reiche - WINNER among teacher-powered schools nationwide!
Posted on 12/08/2015