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Daily Announcements

Girl Rising Movie Screening at King — May 2nd
Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Week of April 14; York 7
Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Softball Schedule
Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Baseball Schedule
Wed, 09 Apr 2014

KingTrack Schedule
Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Softball Practice Cancelled, Thursday (4/10)
Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Week of April 7; York 7
Mon, 07 Apr 2014

Week of April 7th: Windsor-7
Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Upcoming Events

April 21-25 -- Spring Break

May 2 - Girl Rising Screening at King - read more

May 2 -- Portland Public Schools' Art Show - read more

May 8 - KMS Celebration of Learning

May 8-9 -- KMS Site Seminr

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And They're Off!
King students are On Expedition

With standardized assessments out of the way and the weather warming, our students have kicked off learning expeditions in each grade. To get an overview of what's happening around the building -- and in the field -- visit On Expedition.

Culminating Events and Expedition Media Now Online Jan 2014

KingTV has been updated and now features the latest videos from this fall's expeditions and culminating events. Also available at KingTV are student made videos from the past 15 years.

Culminate, Culminate, Culminate... Dec 2013

Keep your eyes on "Upcoming Events" to find out when your child's culminating event is scheduled.

King Students are On Expedition!

In every house, at every grade-level, teams are gearing up for the their fall learning expeditions. See an overview of what's happening around the building and in the community at On Expedition.

Karen MacDonald Named Maine Teacher of the Year!
See the Photos from the Event

Karen MacDonald, a teacher at King Middle School, was named Maine’s 2014 Teacher of the Year at a surprise assembly on September 10. Maine Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen made the announcement to King students and staff, elected officials and other dignitaries who packed the school cafeteria. More

Principal Mike McCarthy explains King's transition to Standards-Based Grading for Fall 2013

View the Video Presentation

Sports and Clubs Information August 2013

Nearly all King students participate on teams or clubs during the year. Sports and club information is always available at the Sports & Clubs link in the left column of every page.

PBS Newshour features King learning expedition
See the broadcast

“PBS Newshour” featured King Middle School this week as part of its national nightly news program.

A “Newshour” crew began taping the Windsor 8 expedition at King in the early fall. The segment is the first of two parts describing an eighth grade learning expedition titled “reVOLT.” The second part will be broadcast at a date to be announced.

Stay in touch with things at King

  • Visit the website every day. Parent and Student Links are always available in the right column of this homepage, including:
  • For house specific info, click on the house links at the top of every page.
  • For student stories, breaking news, and expedition updates, check out News from the Blog in the center column of this page.
  • If Your Child Will be Absent:
    Please call our absent line at 874-8141.
  • Drop Off and Pick Up Safely
    The school traffic circle is for buses only during drop off and pick up times. Please do not drop children at the entrance to the back parking lot. Be sure to observe the 15 MPH speed limit to avoid tickets in excess of $300.


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