MSAD #1 International Program

Presque Isle • Mapleton • Chapman • Castle Hill • Westfield

Education in MSAD #1 will empower students to reach their potential as critical thinkers, problem solvers and effective communicators.

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Introduction to Presque Isle High School

Presque Isle High School has a distinguished tradition of excellence. The students at Presque Isle High School are among the best in Maine. Presque Isle’s best students get accepted into the top universities in the country. While at those schools, Presque Isle students consistently distinguish themselves academically and as school citizens. The school has regularly scored in the top 20 schools on the state MEA tests. Presque Isle High School has been chosen as a “National School of Excellence” and as the “Best in the State” by Redbook Magazine. Our athletic teams, drama club, musical groups, and vocational clubs are recognized each year for their excellence.We are very proud of the wonderful students and excellent staff at Presque Isle High School. Every day both groups make a positive contribution to the tradition of excellence at Presque Isle High School.

PIHS Mission

Education at Presque Isle High School will empower all students to reach their maximum potential and become independent, responsible life-long learners and citizens in an ever-changing global society. The school
will create a safe and supportive environment where education addresses students’ unique learning styles.

Academic Expectations

Each student at PIHS will
➢ Read effectively and reflect on that reading
➢ Communicate clearly orally and in writing
➢ Think analytically
➢ Conduct research properly

Civic and Social Expectations

Each student at PIHS will
➢ Respect one another
➢ Demonstrate responsibility for his/her own choices
➢ Recognize the importance of participating in community activities

Our Beliefs

We believe . . .

➢  Learning is a self-directed lifelong process.
➢  A safe and supportive environment where individual differences are recognized and respected is essential to learning.
➢  Technology is an ever-changing tool for learning.
➢  Learning requires rigorous experiences, connections among disciplines, and the relevant application of knowledge.
➢  School change is driven by data.
➢  Learning is a developmental process in which responsibility and behavior shifts to the student.
➢  Effective learners monitor and balance their physical and emotional well-being.
➢  Professional development enhances the faculty’s knowledge and skills and promotes reflection and collegiality among educators.
➢  A synergistic partnership among students, school, parents, community and state is fundamental to education.

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