Howard C. Reiche Community School
The First Teacher-Led, Teacher-Governed 
Public Elementary School in the State of Maine


2020-2021 Teacher Leaders
Renee Bourgoine-Serio, Ted Hummel, Lori Bobinsky

18-19 Teacher Leaders

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Upcoming Events
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Reiche's Spring Conferences

Our spring conferences will be on April 13 & 14.  We will prioritize scheduling meetings with parents whom teachers need to meet with to discuss student progress, attendance, behavior, and/or other concerns. Families of students who were not on the schedule can request a meeting with their child's teacher at another time.

Greetings!

Reiche School students will return to 4 days of in-person learning, following April break. Please read more here! If needed, use the 'translate' button at the top of the page.

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R e i c h e F a m i l y N e w s


Click on the blue "FOR PARENTS"
tab above to access the 2020-2021 issues.
The
Reiche family newsletter archive is located under the "News & Events" tab.


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English and translated applications for student enrollment are available on the PPS "Enrollment Page"
Scroll down to "Teacher Leader Notes" for more Pre-K application and Kg enrollment information . . .




To Our Reiche Community,

B l a c k  L i v e s  M a t t e r !

A video message to the Reiche community: 
English
Un message à la communauté Reiche:
French
Uma video messagem para comunidade Reiche: 
Portuguese 
Un mensaje para comunidad de Reiche: 
Spanish


"Talking About Race" - 
A Parent & Educator Resource Guide
This guide is available in the following languages:
Arabic - English - French - Portuguese -
Somali - Spanish - Vietnamese

Reiche Families ~ Important Update:

Starting September 14, 2020, Reiche is no longer a family meal distribution center. 

The NEW meal distribution sites are Portland, Casco Bay & Deering Highschools and Talbot Community School (pick-up time: 1:00-2:00 PM).
All other meal pick-up locations posted on the Portland Schools "Food Resources in the Community" webpage are no longer in service. 

We encourage all Reiche families to visit the new PPS "FAQ" page for answers to the most common questions families have asked about the 2020-2021 school reopening and to visit
 the PPS Covid-19 Webpage for a wide range of PPS family support resources. 



School Construction Community Forums

The public is invited to forums this fall to learn and to share their vision on upcoming school construction projects at Longfellow, Reiche and Prescumpscot Schools. For more information please click here.

Thank you to all who attended the Reiche Community Forum on November 6, 2019!  
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Reiche School
is proud to partner with 
LearningWorks Aim High!

The Learning Works Aim High program hosts a team of AmeriCorps Members who serve as tutors and mentors in classrooms and extracurricular programs. The Aim High team is comprised of adults of all ages, backgrounds, and experiences so, whether you are a parent, a grandparent, or simply a caring community member, you can make a huge difference in the lives of Reiche students by joining.

The Americorps Members of the Learning Works Aim High team
earn an education award and/or modest living allowance. 


Would you like to support Reiche School by joining the Learning Works Aim High team? 
 For information and to apply, visit the LearningWorks website or call (207) 775-0105.

F o r R e i c h e P a r e n t s


Coming Soon:  The Reiche Family Handbook  with updated and 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. 

Note: We have moved 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.

Sincerely,
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

Click on the blue "FOR PARENTS" tab above to access the 2020-2021 issues.
Reiche's newsletter archive is located under the "News & Events" tab.  

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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 

    
  

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21st Century Community Learning Center
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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Reiche's Walking "School Bus" is a great way to get 4th & 5th graders 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.