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Mill Creek Hannaford to celebrate reopening   More...

Men throughout Maine to perform in chorus

Love will be in the air this weekend at the Winslow Homer Auditorium at Scarborough High School when the Downeasters, an all-male barbershop chorus group, performs “Love Me.”  Ryan Norfleet, chorus manager and organizer of the 2012 s More...

Market location should be Hinckley Drive

To the editor:   I am South Portland resident as well as a vendor at the farmers market. More...

Candidate has love for state

To the editor:   More...

Brown Elementary School

S.T.E.M. at Brown School

It has been another exciting year of growing and learning at Brown School. More...

Memorial Middle School

The focus of the 2011-2012 school year continues to be on improving student achievement through our attention to the “3 R’s,” relationships, rigor and relevance. More...

SPSD School Nursing Services

The South Portland School District is fortunate to have six highly skilled professional nurses whose many responsibilities are targeted to support the well being and academic success of students. More...

Dyer Elementary School

Learning and engagement abound at Dyer Elementary School where students continue to grow, learn, achieve, create, and succeed! Dyer students are active participants in their learning! More...

Mahoney Middle School

I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream!

This past quarter many of our 6th graders worked on creating their own ice cream flavors. This unit integrated many of the 21st Century skills and higher level thinking on the part of our students. More...

South Portland High School

Excellence at SPHS

There are many examples of excellence here at South Portland High School, and we would like to highlight a few of those examples. More...

Neighbors

City resident inspired to create gluten-free treats

For most people diagnosed with celiac disease, the condition can take the fun out of eating.  May is National Celiac Awareness Month and even though she does not have celiac, Marybeth Goldman of South Portland is doing her part to support the ce More...

A Window on the Past

Carve your name in history

The South Portland Historical Society’s museum at Bug Light Park has evolved over the last few years and an ongoing fundraiser, the engraved brick program, has helped the society raise important funding for its museum operations.  More...

Democratic senator gets things done

To the editor:   As a former state chairman and long-time activist in Democratic politics in Maine, I have known a great number of candidates and state legislators.  More...

Letter from Superintendent Suzanne Godin

Dear Community Members:   On May 15, South Portland residents will be asked to vote on the School Department FY13 Budget. More...

A Letter from Kathy Germani, Assistant Superintendent

As a district, our focus continues to be around Rigor, Relevance,and Relationships.This year we were fortunate to have been able to work with Ray McNulty from the Center for International Leadership in Education. More...

Kaler Elementary School

This year, the staff at the James Otis Kaler Elementary School have embarked on our journey of transforming the school to a Center of Inquiry and Exploration. More...

STEM Learning

Integrating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning is an area of focus in South Portland schools. More...

The Telling Room

In the fall of 2011, staff members and volunteers from the Telling Room, Portland’s community writing center, met weekly with a group of fifth grade students at Helena H. Dyer Elementary School in South Portland to grow some stories. More...

Skillin Elementary School

Skillin School has created and implemented a school improvement plan for the last three years which focuses on improving student achievement, especially in the area of math. More...

Small Elementary School

No rest for the excited here at Dora L. Small! More...

SOUTH PORTLAND SCHOOL DEPARTMENT BOARD OF EDUCATION

FY 2013 BUDGET SUMMARY PART I - BUDGET - LOCALLY SUPPORTED PROGRAMS

2011-12 2012-13 % Budget Budget Change REGULAR INSTRUCTION 15,556,838 15,758,992 1.3% SPECIAL EDUCATION 7,771,427 8,070,705 3.9% CAREER & TECHNICAL ED 310,306 300,647 -3.1% More...