Freshmen Parent Information

To: Parents/Guardians of the Class of 2021 and Beyond...

From: Donna F. Brunette, Principal

Date: August 8, 2017

RE: High School Transition - Proficiency-Based Graduation & Reporting

Welcome to Mt. Ararat High School.  My hope is that the content provided on this webpage will be helpful to you and your children as they transition to the high school and our district transitions to a proficiency-based system of learning and reporting.  

All children anticipating graduation in the year 2021 and beyond, will be in required to demonstrate proficiency on the MSAD No. 75 graduation standards in order to be eligible to receive a diploma.  The links on the right of this page will connect you to resources associated with this transition.

Please use the following link to submit your questions and comments to support continued work with families as we transition to a proficiency-based system of learning and reporting:

Parent Questions/Concerns: High School Transition, Proficiency-Based Reporting System & Graduation Requirements

Laptop Take Home Form

Athletic Information


MSAD 75 Draft Policy - Graduation Requirements

March 13, 2017 Parent Night Presentation/March 22, 2017 8th Grade Student Presentation

May 22, 2017 Parent Night Presentation

MSAD No. 75 Graduation Standards

Maine Guiding Principles

MTA Grading Guide for the Class of 2021 and Beyond

MTA Program of Studies 2017-2018

How do Colleges View Proficiency-Based Transcripts?

New England Consortium of Secondary Schools - College Admissions

Important Dates:

August 14, 2017
- Pre-season Athletics Begins
August 22, 2017 (5:30pm-7:00pm)
- Parent Information Night in the MTA Commons
Sept. 1, 2017 (10:00 - 11:30am) 
- 9th Grade Orientation in the MTA Commons 
Sept. 5, 2017 
- First Day of School (Advisory starts at 7:50am)

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