CBHS Parent Newsflash 12-14-20
CBHS Parent Newsflash 12-14-20

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Help Wanted: 8th Grade Family Night is coming up this Tuesday, December 15th from 6 to 8pm. Mr. Pierce is looking for a few more  parent ambassadors at this virtual event, primarily to help to answer questions in breakout rooms facilitated by staff from about 6:45-8pm. Please e-mail Mr. Pierce ( if you are interested and available. Thanks! 

Wednesday is the final day of Frost School. Final grades for the Fall Trimester will be posted on Infinite Campus by 3:30pm on Thursday. 

This year’s March to the Post Office will feature representatives from each crew marching to City Hall, but, due to the pandemic, we will not be able to assemble a large crowd at City Hall as usual. But we promise a festive celebration this Friday from 2:45-3:15. The event will be live streamed on Instagram (@cascobayhs). The event will also be recorded and posted for those who can’t see it live.


Next Monday 12/21, the 9th grade will be culminating their expedition “We are on Indigenous Land” from 11am-12. Parents are encouraged to view the presentations. Contact your child’s crew advisor for the appropriate link. 


Please join Portland Public Schools at Parent University on December 21st at 5:30 to learn about PATHS!

Interpreters will be available at the event. FMI here.


The annual Winter Solstice Assembly will take place as a zoom webinar this year - from 2:30-3:30pm on Tuesday, December 22nd. The webinar will allow, for the first time,  any interested parents to join students, staff and alums in the festivities. Watch for a link soon - and on the CBHS homepage. 


Save the Date: Our next PAG meeting (January 12th at 5:30) will begin with a discussion about the future of college in a post-COVID world. Special guests, including USM President (and CBHS alum parent) Glenn Cummings,  will be a part of the discussion. 

Annual Appeal Update - Greetings Friends and Supporters of CBHS! 


We have raised $8000 from 44 donations!  We appreciate everyone’s donations, including from families of Alumni.  

We will need broader participation if we are going to reach our ambitious goal of $24,000.  (Last year we had 83 donations.) Any and all donations appreciated!

Please help us reach our goal by visiting the CBHS website and click on the "Donate to CBHS" button in the upper righthand corner. 

As always, thank you so much for your generosity and support for outstanding public education! 


Andrew Bloom, parent; Christy Scheidt, parent; Betsy Hanscom, grandparent; Heidi Reidman, parent; Britta Brydon, parent; Kevin Butterfield, PAG Treasurer

PAG Minutes from our November meeting - thanks Jen Taylor

Here's a new doc from Nurse Bell with answers to FAQs about school and COVID 19. 

An Interesting new tool to understand the spread of COVID 19 indoors (Thanks to Liz Newman for sharing)

Student announcements for the week are here

Casco Bay Merchandise is available now at our new online store:   Order today for future pick up at school. Available items will be delivered prior to the last day of school (December 22). 

Reminder: COVID Testing sites can be found here :                                                or at the Jetport at :