Dress like an elf, put food on the shelf!
Dress like an elf, put food on the shelf!

Atwood Primary School


Atwood primary school is geographically located approximately 20 miles north of our state capital, Augusta, Maine.

The area is rural yet renowned for the Belgrade Lakes, a chain of seven lakes including East Pond, North Pond, McGrath Pond, Salmon Pond, Great Pond, Long Pond, and Snow Pond. Our school is part of the Messalonskee School District, which encompasses the towns of Oakland, Belgrade, Sidney, China and Rome, Maine.

The Atwood Primary School now serves kindergarten through second grade students in the town of Oakland, Maine. In addition, the school houses a preschool program for four year olds.

Atwood Primary School has the FISH! Philosophy!  Whenever children perform an act of kindness or demonstrate good decision making, they are rewarded with a “fish” from our office fish bowl!  This fish is a tangible symbol for the children to take home after school to encourage a conversation at home about their good deeds!

Principal: Jennifer McGee  
Email: jmcgee@rsu18.org 

Friday, December 2: Dress Like an Elf, Bring Food for the Shelf (bring nonperishable food items for our local food pantry)

Friday, December 9: Wear Warm Winter Pajamas Day

Friday, December 16: Wear Warm Holiday Socks Day

Monday, December 19: Dress Up Day as we go to the PAC for the high school concert

Thursday, December 22: 8: 35 a.m.: Our Atwood Holiday Show…you are welcome to come if you are able!

December 23 to January 2: Holiday Break! 

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Atwood News!

Student-Centered Classroom Design

September 6, 2016

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Kindgergarten Jump Start at Atwood

August 24, 2016

This week Atwood Primary School is winding down their Kindergarten Jump Start program.  Kindergarten Jump Start is a free, research-based program aimed at ensuring that all students enter school...

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Mrs. McGee has a new blog!

It's a great way to stay connected.

Atwood Principal’s Blog  Posted by Jennifer McGee

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