Maine's Assistant Principal of the Year
Maine's Assistant Principal of the Year

Welcome to RSU 18!

Welcome to Regional School Unit 18, the China & Messalonskee School District in the heart of Central Maine. We take great pride in our Schools, and we work each and every day to make our District one of the top performing school systems in the state and the nation. We have an outstanding staff, high performing students and parents and community members who value the importance of a quality proficiency-based education.

Please browse through our website to learn about the many wonderful things going on in our places of learning. Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our school system.

Gary N. Smith
Superintendent of Schools


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March 10, 2016 – EARLY RELEASE DAY
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What's happening?

Mad Scientist comes to CMS

January 29, 2016

Earlier this week China Middle School had a visit from the Mad Scientist of Maine in a special assembly to help promote science through hands on learning. On Monday, January 26, eighty-five fifth and...

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Paula Callen - Maine's Assistant Principal of the Year

December 3, 2015

OAKLAND — Messalonskee High School’s Paula Callan as honored Thursday morning as Maine’s assistant principal of the year in a surprise ceremony at the school, an honor that also highlights her efforts...

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Donna Pullen: Dedication at the Wheel.

In 1967, Superintendent Ralph Atwood asked Donna Pullen to help out as a bus driver, “Just for a couple of weeks.”  Forty-eight years later she is still behind the wheel. When...

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