CBHS Parent Newsflash 11-22-21
CBHS Parent Newsflash 11-22-21

Headline News - November 22nd

Grades close for the fall trimester this Tuesday (11/23) at 11:50am. Students should do whatever they can to be  meeting and exceeding standards before then. 

Cougar kudos to the nearly 50 folks who were ALL IN in grappling with the 24 challenges of the Casco Bay Conundrum this weekend. The judges are still reviewing the entries and the winners will be announced tomorrow.


From PAG: May the coming season of gratitude and reflection find you all well and sharing time with people you love. Thanks to everyone who was able to contribute to our Annual Appeal last week; we raised 7.5% of our entire goal for the year. Yay. All gifts help! https://cbhsfamily.org/donate/

Here  are the slides from a presentation college finances expert Bill Smith shared with seniors last week. 

Last week, the CBHS community had 3 positive COVID cases and 0 additional students needing to quarantine. 

The Superintendent’s Blog has a new column: http://portlandsuper.blogspot.com/


2nd Semester College Courses for CBHS Students (starting in January)

Spring 2022  Introduction to Sociology SOCI 100 CB Off Campus - Casco Bay High School on Wednesdays 3:45pm - 6:30pm, Instructor = Laurie Notch


Spring 2022 Introduction to Acting THEA 105 CB Off Campus - Casco Bay High School on Wednesdays 2:15pm - 5:00pm, Instructor = Tess Van Horn,

Learn more or register for these 2 courses - or any 2nd semester USM or SMCC course  here


Sign up for an early college USM course co-taught by Ms. Appelbaum and Mr. Bernstein! It's called "Art and Genocide: A Case Study of the Holocaust". 

It's under the heading: REL 199, Spring 2022, Mondays 4:00-6:30 in the Casco Bay High School Library. See Ms. Doyle for more information on how to enroll.


This week’s student announcements are here. 


Help Wanted at Casco Bay High School

Food Services have a 5.5 hour school year food service position, and a 2 hour position at CBHS to fill.  This position works from 7:30am -1pm.  The team leader position is responsible for all the accountability of the program with counts and reports, as well as serving both breakfast and lunch.  The 2 hour position comes works 10:30-12:30, to assist in serving lunch.  All meals are produced at our Central Kitchen, and come all prepared to the school.

The team leader's position needs to be willing to take and pass the Serve Safe Certification class within 6 months of taking the position, as well as daily maintaining the food in a safe environment for the students.  This person would be responsible for daily documentation of meals served, temperature charts, and communication with Central Kitchen.

The team leader posting is job id #2446 on the district website at:


If you have any other questions or want more information, you can call the Food Service office at 874-8231


Ms. Loughlin’s Donor’s Choose Grant

On November 30th, which is Giving Tuesday, all donations to DonorsChoose requests will receive a 50% match. This means a donation of $20 will become $30, a donation of $50 will become $75, and so on. Here’s a new DonorsChoose request from Ms. Loughlin… 

Edison Inspires STEM Problem Solving

This project will allow me to have students using coding to solve problems with small self-contained Edison Robots. I am hoping to purchase Edison V2.0 to replace my current obsolete Edison V1.0 ... read more

Help me give my students the opportunity to learn coding by solving challenges with Edison Robots.