The Rollinsford School Board has selected Richard Hartford of Northwood, NH to become the new principal of Rollinsford Grade School. Mr. Hartford will take over from Kate Lucas who is leaving after seven years to become the principal at Stratham Memorial School in Stratham, NH.
Mr. Hartford’s educational career spans nearly 25 years as a teacher and administrator. He started his career as a physical education teacher and became an administrator in 2002, starting his career as an assistant principal. He became the principal at Northwood Elementary School in 2009 where he worked for five years. In 2016, Rich decided to return to his roots in the classroom and is currently working as the K-5 physical education teacher at Idlehurst Elementary School in Somersworth.
Judy Nelson, Rollinsford School Board chair states, “Rich was the top candidate presented to the Board for this position and we believe is a good match for Rollinsford Grade School.” Lori Lane, Interim Superintendent of Schools for SAU 56 added, “Mr. Hartford will be taking over a school that is heavily invested in inquiry-based learning, a student-centered approach to learning. He was the unanimous choice of the principal search committee which included staff, parents and school board members, to bring to the school board as their finalist.”
Mr. Hartford will start his tenure as the new principal of Rollinsford Grade School on July 1st.
The Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing to discuss the FY2018 Town Budget
on Saturday, February 10th at 9AM at the Rollinsford Grade School.
The Budget Committee will deliberate and vote immediately following the Public Hearing.
The SB2 Deliberative Session for the School District will be held
on Saturday, February 3rd at 9AM at the Rollinsford Grade School.
Rollinsford School District
The State of New Hampshire
To the inhabitants of the School District of the Town of Rollinsford qualified to vote in district affairs:
You are hereby notified of the ANNUAL MEETING.
The first session for the transaction of all business other than voting by official ballot shall be held:
DATE: Saturday, February 03, 2018 at 9 AM at the Rollinsford Grade School, Rollinsford, NH.
SNOW DATE: Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 7:00 PM-Rollinsford Grade School, Rollinsford, NH.
The first session shall consist of explanation, discussion, and debate of each warrant article. Warrant articles may be amended, subject to the following limitations:
a. Warrant articles whose wording is prescribed by law shall not be amended.
b. Warrant articles that are amended shall be placed on the official ballot for final vote on the main motion, as amended.
The second session of the annual meeting, to vote on questions required by law to be inserted on said official ballot and to vote on all warrant articles from the first session on official ballot shall be held:
DATE: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the Rollinsford Town Hall in Rollinsford, NH. The polls will open at 7:00 AM and close at 7:00 PM.
The Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing regarding the FY2018 school budget on Saturday, January 13th at 9AM at the Rollinsford Grade School.
The Budget Committee will deliberate and vote on the school budget immediately following the public hearing.
School District FY 2018 Budget Presentation & Discussion
Wednesday, December 13th at 6:30 PM
Rollinsford Grade School Gymnasium
The PTO and Zach’s Farm have teamed up again to offer our kids a fun filled night of flashlight tag in the Giant Corn Maze.
Bring your whole family to Zach’s Farm on Wednesday. October18 from 6:00-8:00pm.
The price is $10 per person. Half of all Proceeds go directly to Rollinsford PTO.
7 Colby Turner Ln
York, ME 03909
Last year was a blast, with over 100 people in attendance. Enjoy the picturesque tractor ride down and then explore the nearly 20 acres of corn and trails, while your children exhaust themselves getting lost in the corn!
Two cookies and a cup of cider for $1.
Wear Rugged Shoes!