Team configurations at MMS

We have had a few calls regarding the team structures for next year.  I though it would be best to post this information so everyone has it.  When students are placed on a team we do so to ensure that the teams are balanced.  There is not a team that is higher academically then another team.  They are even.  We balance for gender, town of residence  past academic achievement and behavior.  On multi-age teams students will have times where they work with students of different ages and there will be times where they are working with students who are the same age as themselves.  Students  working together will be either at the same level in the curriculum or have a similar interest.

Here are the teams and the traditional grades that make up each team. ELA= English Language Arts, SS= Social Studies.  Some teams do not have a name yet and those teams plan to name their team as a part of the start of year events.

Team Pemaquid (Grades 7 & 8) – Linda Haskell (ELA), Blair Weatherbie (SS), June Ponitz (Math), Amanda Ripa (Science)

Team 2 (Grades 6 & 7)- Holly Tupper (ELA), Keith Mahoney (SS), Jess Dumont (Math), Kristin Sims (Science)

Team 3 (Grades 6, 7 & 8)- Nicole Quirion (ELA & SS), Sonja Abbott (ELA & SS), Lindsay Mahoney (Math & Science), Hope Herrick (Math & Science)

Team 4 (Grades 6, 7 & 8)- John Lisa (ELA & SS), Jenny Barry (ELA & SS), Steve Rice (Math & Science), Stephanie Gifford (Math & Science)

Team Highlands (Grades 7 & 8) – Heather Ingraham-Quimby(ELA), Rick Pierce (SS), Martha Quimby (Math), Molly Duran (Science)

Team Popham (Grade 8)- Cheryl Godfrey (Math & ELA), Lisa Ravelo (Science & ELA), Brenda Corthell (SS & ELA)

Team Atlantic (Grade 6) – Elizabeth Firnkes (ELA & SS), Kevin German (ELA & SS), Allison Cooke (Math & Science), Kirby Reardon (Math & Science)

Student’s schedules will be mailed the week before school starts.  Enjoy the summer.


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