Senior Gift
Senior Gift

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


Click HERE to connect to The Superintendent's Blog.

Subscribe to RSU 18 News

This week in RSU 18

Like us on Facebook

January 15, 2016 – EARLY RELEASE DAY
Click HERE for other early release days.

RSU 18 is now offering text message notifications!

  • Messages
  • Events
  • School Closings
  • Emergency News

To participate:

  • Ensure your preferred mobile phone number is on file with your school(s).
  • Text “YES” to 68453 from your phone(s).

For help information, text HELP to 68453.  To opt out at any time, text STOP to 68453.  Msg & data rates may apply.

SchoolMessenger is committed to protecting any personal information you may provide us. We do not share, sell, or lease personal information about you to any third-parties for their marketing use.  For more information including full Privacy Policy and Terms of Use visit

View Flyer HERE

What's happening?

Battle of the Bay

November 16, 2015

Infinite Loop Team 2648 at this past weekend's Battle of the Bay at Prospect Mountain High School in Alton, NH

Over the weekend, the Messalonskee Robotics team, Infinite Loop, Team 2648, participated in the Battle of the Bay at Prospect Mountain High School in Alton, NH. While the...

Read More

MMS - Honoring our Veterans

November 6, 2015

On November 6th at 8:45 AM, the entire Messalonkskee Middle School gathered in the J. Duke Albanese Performing Arts Center to publicly honor veterans. This assembly is the end result of a cross-curricular...

Read More

Welcome Carl Gartley

October 27, 2015

At the beginning of his career in education, Carl Gartley came to MHS as a young student teacher.  Twenty-four years later, he is thrilled to be taking a new role in the district that...

Read More