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Global School Play Day in RSU 18

Global School Play Day was celebrated all over RSU 18 this year! Atwood, WES, and CPS joined in on February 5th, while BCS and JHB scheduled their play days for the Monday and Tuesday of the following week.   

Regardless of the timing, all of our elementary students got to experience a full day where they could let their imaginations and creativity run wild with their friends. Children played with dolls, play dough, puppets, Legos, and much, much more. Several students got to discover all the amazing things you can build out of cardboard boxes, others discovered a new found love for karaoke or for science exploration games. 

Global School Play Day was developed in 2015 by a small group of educators who were concerned about the lack of unstructured playtime their students got to experience. Studies show that unstructured play boosts cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development while lack of play increases stress and can lead to many physical and mental health issues.  

The day of play was definitely a huge hit with our students. The smiles on their faces say it all and are a terrific reminder of how important it is to simply give our children time to play.



Coming Events at RSU 18 District

Thu 04

MHS Graduation @ Augusta Civic Center

All Day Messalonskee Middle
Thu 04

Senior Last Assembly

All Day Messalonskee High
Thu 04

MHS Graduation

All Day Messalonskee High
Thu 04

China PTO Meeting CMS Lib.

6:00pm China Primary
Thu 04

PTO Meeting

6:00pm James H. Bean
Fri 05

FINALS – Periods 4 &5

All Day Messalonskee High