The Star-Herald

Easton slates active shooter training

A parent and community meeting will be held on Thursday, April 12, in the Easton Elementary School Cafeteria from 7 to 8 p.m.  It will be presented by Sergeant Josh Haines of the Maine State Police.

Parents and community members are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting to learn what the district is doing to prepare students and staff in the event of an active shooter incident, and to learn about the proactive “ALICE” training.  

It is respectfully requested that children do not attend this meeting.  

Math Team

Congratulations to the EHS math team, who placed a very solid seventh place at the State Math Meet.  

PTO news

Please keep collecting Box Tops for Education. They can be found on many of the products you use in your kitchen and home.  They can be sent to Easton Elementary School in an envelope (if you have a child in the school, please identify with his/her name). 

Easton High School’s one-act play team included the technical team of, from left, Summer Guess, light tech, and Olivia Lamoreau and Noah Lloyd, sound techs. Easton won first place in the regional competition and third in the state contest for their performance of “I Never Saw Another Butterfly.” (Courtesy of Hillary Hallett)

Project Grad fundraiser

Please consider supporting Easton’s 2018 Project Graduation by bringing cans and bottles to the Presque Isle Redemption Center. Just ask them to apply the total to the 2018 Easton Project Graduation account.  

This fundraiser will be going on from now until May 15.

Community Calendars

There are still several Easton Community Celebration Calendars that have not yet been retrieved.  Please pick up your copy (copies) as soon as possible. There are extras available.

Early registration

Easton School Department is now accepting registration for children entering Kindergarten or Pre-K in the fall of 2018. All children residing within the Easton school district who are 5 years old (on or before Oct. 15, 2018) are eligible for enrollment in the Kindergarten class. All children residing within the Easton school district who are 4 years old (on or before Oct. 15, 2018) are eligible for the Pre-K class.  

Please call the Easton Elementary School at 488-7700 as soon as possible to register your child for either of the above classes. The classroom teacher will notify parents/guardians when an informational meeting for parents is scheduled.

The following documents are required by the state of Maine: (1) proof of immunizations, (2) birth certificate (hospital copies are not acceptable), and (3) proof of residency (rental agreement, utility bill, etc). These documents must be presented prior to the child beginning school.

Library Change

The community library at Easton High School will no longer be open for regular hours on Saturday mornings.  In the future, library services will still be available on an “as requested” basis to arrange a mutually convenient time please contact Steve Demaio at 805-2702.  

Bone Builders Class

Bone Builders class meets most Mondays and Fridays starting at 9:45 in the Recreation Room at the Manor.  Bone Builders is a free strength training, balance and exercise program. To be successful, one should commit to attending twice a week for six months.  Each one-hour classes, held twice a week will increase muscle strength, balance and bone density. This program is offered through Area on Aging, Cary Medical Center & Easton Recreation Department.  

Hillary Hallett is the correspondent for Easton. She can be reached by sending an e-mail to: or calling 551-7737.


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