Beacon school news Nov. 3

Posted Oct. 28, 2011, at 9:37 p.m.

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Schools

Troy Howard Middle School

BELFAST — The Troy Howard Middle School library will hold a used book sale through Nov. 5 at the school. Each book will cost $1. Proceeds will go toward purchasing new books for the library and inviting an author to visit the middle school. Donations of used books for any age level and interest are being accepted.

The book sale will be open to parents, teachers and students 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, and Friday, Nov. 4. The book sale will be open to the public 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 5.

A bake sale will be conducted during operating hours Thursday evening.

Camden-Rockport Middle School

CAMDEN — A Veterans Day Assembly will be held 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Camden-Rockport Middle School gym 34 Knowlton St.

Maine’s first lady Ann LePage will be guest speaker. She will talk about her work with military families in Maine.

The event also will include a medal ceremony in which a World War II veteran will receive medals he did not receive earlier in his life. U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and her office are in charge of that part of the assembly.

The chorus and band students will provide music, and students will present their essays on the topic, “Why I am Proud of my Country.”

For more information, call 236-7805.

Colleges

Nursing scholarships awarded

ROCKPORT — Four nursing scholarships were awarded this year by Pen Bay Medical Center. Katherine A. Alley of Cushing will attend the University of Southern Maine; Mishana A. Rackliff-Hunt of Spruce Head will attend Hartwick College in New York; Brittany M. Rubenstein of Camden will attend the University of Connecticut; and Stephanie L. Shuman of Waldoboro will attend Central Maine Community College.

The Nursing Scholarship committee of Pen Bay Medical Center offered four single scholarships of $500 each to high school students entering or continuing a registered nursing program in the 2011-2012 school year.

The scholarships are designated for entry-level students, continuing and postgraduate students. Candidates must be residents of Maine living in Knox, Waldo or Lincoln counties. Scholarship payments are sent to the school of each recipient’s choice after successful completion of the first semester.

For more information about nursing scholarships, call nurse Marilyn Vinal at 596-8850, send a fax to 593-5279, or write to her at: 6 Glen Cove Drive, Rockport 04856.

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