For Military Families

A Special Welcome to Our Military Families!

Our goal is to help make the transition and the school experience as smooth as possible.  Please contact me so that we can discuss the various ways we can support your child.

Military Child Education Coalition - Ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition -

Military OneSource  - Private help 24/7 Military OneSource offers three kinds of free short-term, non-medical counseling options to active-duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families.  Military OneSource counseling services are designed to provide service help with short-term issues such as adjustment to situational stressors, stress management, decision making, communication, grief, blended-family issues, and parenting-skills issues.

Talk Listen Connect  by Sesame Workshop (The organization behind Sesame Street).  Deployments, Homecomings, Changes, Grief.

Local information at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard:  Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) 

Yellow Ribbon Events for Guard and Reserve families  Call 207-430-5772   

Student 2 Student - All three Kittery schools have Student 2 Student (S2S) programs in place.

United Through Reading  Deployed parents read children’s books aloud via DVD for their children to watch at home.   Contact me for more information.

People to contact:
Navy:  School Liaison Officer  Kristen Ferullo 207-438-2466
New Hampshire Air National Guard: Airman and Family Readiness Program Manager  603-430-3545 
Fleet and Family Support Center    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Building 241, Kittery, ME 03904  -  For information and referral call 438-1835.  For Director and Counselor call 438-1363.

Veterans Day a special time at Mitchell School - Article in The Portsmouth Herald Nov 11, 2011
Kittery Students Thank Veterans - Article in The Portsmouth Herald  Nov. 11, 2010