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Camp Mummichug Summer Program

By DRA on April 14, 2015, at 3:06 p.m.
Monday, July 13, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Tuesday, July 14, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Wednesday, July 15, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Thursday, July 16, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Friday, July 17, 2015 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Damariscotta River Association, 110 Belvedere Road, Damariscotta, Maine …

Camp Mummichug Summer Program

By DRA on April 14, 2015, at 2:47 p.m.
Monday, July 6, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Tuesday, July 7, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Wednesday, July 8, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Thursday, July 9, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Friday, July 10, 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Damariscotta River Association, 110 Belvedere Road, Damariscotta, Maine …

Camp Mummichug Summer Programs

By DRA on April 14, 2015, at 2:28 p.m.
SEA SQUIRTS (for ages 5 – 8) Nature exploration with a special focus on marine life. Create a nature journal; go out on a lobster boat; catch salt marsh critters; study bird nesting behavior and explore the rocky shores of Great Salt Bay Farm. Cost: $125 non-members, $110 DRA members. …

Opera Presentation at the Brewer Public Library

By Katie Conner on April 14, 2015, at 12:21 p.m.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Brewer Public Library, 100 South Main St., Brewer, Maine For more information: 207-989-7943; brewermaine.gov/library Join us on April 22nd, Wednesday, at 5:30 PM for the last in our opera lecture series. Esther Rauch will be discussing the opera Cavalleria Rusticana …
Lee Academy teacher and students touring an ancient gold mine in Lishui, China.  Pictured here are LA Physics and Environmental Science Teacher Susan Linscott and LA students Amber Wilcoxson, Mallory Maxwell, and Abigail Glidden

China Opens Doors to Lee Academy Students

By Bethany Beverly on April 14, 2015, at 11:50 a.m.
Lee Academy continues a long-established tradition of opening doors to the world through a new partnership launched with the Lishui Foreign Language Experimental School in Lishui, China, a large city near Shanghai. This recent partnership designed by Lee Academy Headmaster Gus LeBlanc and Lishui principal Mr. Zhou not only opens …

MDIHS Model UN Dinner

By Chris Dougherty on April 14, 2015, at 11:31 a.m.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Red Sky Restaurant, 14 Clark Point Road, Southwest Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-5011, ext. 3116 Special one night only dinner featuring the cuisines of Latin America, prepared by the chefs of Red Sky Restaurant and the students of the …

Glenburn School Kindergarten Registration Announced

By Nada Williams on April 14, 2015, at 11:02 a.m.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Friday, May 8, 2015 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Glenburn School, 991 Hudson Rd, Glenburn, Maine For more information: 207-947-8769 Kindergarten registration for the Glenburn 2015-2016 school year will be held on Thursday and Friday, May 7th and 8th. Children should …

Sign Up Now for Herring Gut Learning Center’s Marine Science Summer Camp

By Alexandria Brasili on April 14, 2015, at 9:45 a.m.
Port Clyde- Come spend a week with us discovering the different coastal habitats of Maine! Roll up your sleeves and explore the rocky shore, salt marshes, mudflats, and more. Look under rocks for sea stars, dig in the muck for clams, and even wade into the water and net small …

Celebrated leader in nursing to speak at UMFK commencement

By UMFK News on April 14, 2015, at 8:59 a.m.
Noted educator of nurses, national health leader, and recipient of the Florence Nightingale Award, Susan Hassmiller, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s 133rd Commencement on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in the UMFK Sports Center. Hassmiller will receive an honorary doctorate …

Portland school budget gains council committee support

By David Harry on April 13, 2015, at 5:31 p.m.
From the Portland City Council Finance Committee’s perspective, the $102.8 million fiscal year 2016 school budget seemed in good order April 9. The committee, chaired by Councilor Nick Mavodones Jr., unanimously recommended the full City Council pass the spending plan. That would happen May 4, eight days …

Central High School third quarter honor roll

on April 13, 2015, at 3:05 p.m.
Central High School, Corinth Third quarter honor roll Grade 12, honors: Alexandria Bostrom, Nicole Brewer, Alyssa Caruso, Elsie Chambers, Madison Clark, McKenzie Colson, Caroline Cooper, Tiffany Eldridge, Joseph Nawojczyk III, Kaj Overturf, Autumn Preble, Alyson Reynolds, Brianna Skolfield. Grade 11, high honors: Kiera Rush; honors: Katrina Bradford, Carly Buswell, Brooke Byers, Katarina …

UMFK to host “Earth Day – Every Day”

By UMFK News on April 13, 2015, at 2:43 p.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual “Earth Day – Every Day,” as a kick-off of Earth Day, which occurs on Friday, April 17 at the Sports Center from 12:30 to 2:10 p.m. Approximately 55 first graders from the Fort Kent Elementary School will attend sessions …

Easton Jr/Sr High School announces third quarter honor roll

By eastonschools on April 13, 2015, at 1:58 p.m.
SENIORS HIGHEST HONORS – Alexandra Allen, Kerrigan Arnett, Taylor Brown, Kylee Carter, Nicholas Clark, Brian Corbin, Cody Embelton, Hannah Ferris, Kelsey Frank, Cody Halvorson, Ashley Hersey, Madison Leach, Madison Shaw, Abigail Thompson, Kristen West HIGH HONORS – Sean Coffman, Kalie Ward HONORS – Nichole Dudley, Riley Mazerolle JUNIORS HIGHEST HONORS …

Medomak Valley High School third quarter honor roll

on April 13, 2015, at 12:17 p.m.
Medomak Valley High School, Waldoboro Third quarter honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Joseph Lobley; honors: Sydni Benner, Molly Clevette, Tekia Cox, Alyssa Ducharme, Laura Dyer, Wyatt Fournier, Brianna Fowles, Matthew Fowles, Alexa Genthner, Hannah Heald, Meredith Laliberte, Hannah Marks, Bailey McCaffery, Shania Melvin, Shyann Metcalf, Jordan Moore, Katherine Moores, Samuel Morrill, …
Whitefield Elementary School Principal Joshua McNaughton shows the Regional School Unit 12 board of directors a light bulb and a piece of melted wire from the gym's ceiling at the board meeting Thursday, April 9. Due to installation issues, every light fixture in the gym was overheating.

‘It’s a miracle the whole place didn’t burn down’: Whitefield school gym lighting found to be faulty

By Abigail W. Adams, Lincoln County News on April 13, 2015, at 10:32 a.m.
Whitefield Elementary School Principal Joshua McNaughton held up a 250-watt metal alloy bulb and a piece of melted wire, taken from a light fixture in the Whitefield Elementary School gymnasium at the Regional School Unit 12 board of directors meeting on Thursday, April 9. “It’s a miracle …

Searsport Middle/High School Talent Show

By Jessica Longstreet on April 13, 2015, at 10:24 a.m.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Searsport Middle and High School, 24 Mortland Road, Searsport, Maine For more information: 207-548-2313 Searsport Middle and High School is showcasing the amazing talents of their students on Thursday, April 16th at 6pm. Singing, dancing, poetry reading, martial arts and …
RETHINKING EDUCATION

Shhh – testing! What is standardized testing doing to your school?

on April 13, 2015, at 8:34 a.m.
Since I work in more than one school I am referred to in my district as an ‘itinerant teacher.’   The result is that I have an unusually wide lens through which to view school culture and events. What I have observed lately is that the happening thing this spring in every school …
AAI's New Director of Advancement, Kristen Wells

AAI chooses Kristen Wells as Advancement Director

By April Flagg on April 13, 2015, at 8:19 a.m.
Aroostook Aspirations Initiative (AAI) announces Kristen Wells as the choice for Advancement Director. Kristen lives in Hodgdon with her husband, David and their four children, having returned to the County in 2012 to settle on their family’s farm. Kristen is an alumnus of Hodgdon High School. She received her Bachelor …
Governor Paul LePage addressing attendees at the 2014 NCVRW celebration

Crime victims’ rights to be celebrated

By Arthur Jette on April 12, 2015, at 12:46 p.m.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Calumet Club, 334 West River Road, Augusta, Maine For more information: 207-623-8642; pomc.org/maine The Maine Chapter of Parents of Murdered Children will be hosting its 11th Annual National Crime Victims’ Rights Week celebration on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the …
Chelsea Moore, of Machias Memorial High School, is the 2015 recipient of the Maine Principal's Award.

Chelsea Moore Awarded Maine Principal’s Award

By Brian Leavitt on April 12, 2015, at 5:28 a.m.
Chelsea Moore of Marshfield, Maine, a senior at Machias Memorial High School, received the 2015 Maine Principal’s Award at the annual Maine Principal’s Association Honors Luncheon in Bangor on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Chelsea is the daughter of Richard Moore and Cindy Moore-Rossi of Marshfield and the daughter of Melanie …
 
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