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Chelsea Moore

Machias Memorial High School announces 2015 honor parts

on May 04, 2015, at 2:29 p.m.
MACHIAS, Maine — Machias Memorial High School Principal Brian Leavitt has announced the honor parts for the graduating Class of 2015. Chelsea Moore has earned the distinction of class Valedictorian. Chelsea has been an active and vital part of her class for the last four years. She has consistently been on the …

Ellsworth High School third quarter honor roll

on May 04, 2015, at 1:01 p.m.
Ellsworth High School Third quarter honor roll Grade 12, highest honors: Anna Kreitzer, Kyle Lima, Zoey Ross, Alec Toothaker; high honors: Christina Allen, Morgan Barkhouse, Karla Butler, Carli Carter, Paxton Colley, Hannah Craig, Miranda Davis, Mitchell Domagala, Thomas Garland, Jacob Jordan, Kaile Kimball, Chester Kimble, Shawn McCue, Valter Moeller, Jasmine Paine, …

MECDHH/Governor Baxter School for the Deaf School Board meeting of May 7

By Joanna Spano on May 04, 2015, at 12:54 p.m.
Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing The Governor Baxter School for the Deaf School Board Meeting May 7, 2015 4:45 PM – 8:05 PM Agenda 4:45 PM I. Call to Order 4:46 PM II. Announcements 4:47 PM III. Adjustments to the Agenda 4:48 PM IV. Public …

PVHS third quarter honor roll

on May 04, 2015, at 12:44 p.m.
Penobscot Valley High School, Howland Third quarter honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Elaina Gilman, Macy LeBlanc, Morgan Moon and Kasha Sereyko; honors: Justin Botting, Reed DeRosier, Erika Dube, Meghan Howey, Cameron Lavertu, Parker McGlauflin, Christian McKinnon, Brandon Thibeault, Alex Thompson and Amanda Wallace. Grade 11, high honors: Sophia Carson, Zachary Sides, Haley Tardif …
(Left to right) Joshua Deveau (12), Orono, Nathan Daneman (10), Charleston, Autumn Daneman (8), Charleston

Local students earn National Homeschool Award

on May 04, 2015, at 10:29 a.m.
Three students from the Bangor area Classical Conversations homeschool community recently capped months of study by correctly reciting hundreds of facts from a multitude of subjects as part of the Classical Conversations Memory Master program. The students ranging in age from eight to 12 years old, earned the Memory Master …

Hampden Academy third quarter honor roll

on May 04, 2015, at 10:19 a.m.
Hampden Academy Third quarter honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Marie Barrett, Carl Boberg, Mikayla Burridge, Dena DeFlaminis, Alexander Flannery, Rosanna Frost, Tristan Gardner, Courtney Gerry, Jill Goff, Daniel Good, Olivia Gower, Megan Houp, Derek Jesiolowski, Joseph Kocik, Rachel Kocik, Thomas Lilieholm, Anneliese Malachi, Jacob Michaud, Tien Misler, Tyler Moore, Bailey …
1st Annual Midcoast Maine Lyme Disease Conference

Midcoast Maine Lyme Disease Conference a SUCCESS!!

By Paula Jackson Jones on May 04, 2015, at 10:07 a.m.
On Sat May 2 at the Wiscasset Community Center, the Midcoast Lyme Disease Support & Education group, a nonprofit organization, held their 1st Annual Midcoast Maine Lyme Disease conference. And the turnout was phenomenal! The registration log showed 254 in attendance at this FREE community event that housed speakers that …
University of Maine students enter Alfond Arena in Orono before attending the 2013 graduation ceremony at UMaine in this May 2013 BDN file photo.

1,687 to receive degrees at UMaine graduation

By Nick McCrea on May 03, 2015, at 11:49 a.m.
ORONO | An estimated 1,687 students are expected to graduate from Maine’s largest university during May 9 commencement ceremonies. The flagship campus of the University of Maine System is celebrating its 150th birthday this year, but this will be its 213th commencement, because in the past the university distributed …

Second WordCamp Maine to occur May 15 to 17, 2015

By Stephen Quirk on May 03, 2015, at 11:05 a.m.
Friday, May 15, 2015 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.Saturday, May 16, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, May 17, 2015 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Maine College of Art, 522 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: maine.wordcamp.org PORTLAND | WordCamp Maine’s (maine.wordcamp.org) second event will occur May …
Incoming University of Southern Maine President Harvey Kesselman shakes hands with Max Yankura, 18, of Owls Head on the Gorham campus during orientation activities. Yankura, who plans on studying history in the fall, attended with his mother, Jessica Weatherbee (right).

Key to boosting USM enrollment may be transfers, grad students

By Seth Koenig on May 03, 2015, at 5:48 a.m.
PORTLAND | Although incoming University of Southern Maine President Harvey Kesselman isn’t officially scheduled to start the job until July, he already has become an active figure at the school. He has fielded local reporter inquiries from afar — he technically still works as a top administrator at Stockton …
Residents will vote May 9 on the future of the St. Francis Elementary School.

Fate of St. Francis’ school in the hands of the community; vote set for May 9

By Julia Bayly on May 02, 2015, at 3:49 p.m.
The fate of the school in St. Francis is in the hands of residents who will vote on whether to take over ownership of the building at a special town meeting May 9. “That vote is going to be about the school’s future and the town’s …
RETHINKING EDUCATION

Teacher Professional Development Done Right

on May 02, 2015, at 2:21 p.m.
Today I have had the great pleasure of attending STEM: Innovation Forum 2015 in Portland, Maine. The forum was  sponsored by the Perloff Family Foundation, the University of Southern Maine, the Maine Community Foundation, and the Maine Space Grant Consortium. The forum was offered free of charge to educators in …

Ex-Presque Isle educator poised for Houlton-area superintendent post

By Jen Lynds on May 01, 2015, at 5:45 p.m.
WELLS | The Houlton-area school board is poised to confirm the former assistant superintendent of SAD 1 in Presque Isle and the current superintendent of the Wells-Ogunquit School District as its new choice to lead RSU 29. According to an agenda sent out by the district on Friday afternoon, …

Orono High School Term 3 Honor Roll announced

By Heidi Clarke on May 01, 2015, at 2:39 p.m.
These students  were named to the Term 3 honor roll at Orono High School: Grade 12, High Honors: Zachary Applebee, Tyler Black, Mollie Burr, Anna Ellis, Nathan Frederick, Lily Koffman, Holly LaBrecque, Rianna Larkin, Thomas Lucy, Aiesha Sargent, Katherine Sypher, Diana Tyutyunnyk, Ryan Wells. Grade 12, Honors: …
EDUCATION: FUTURE IMPERFECT

Could Rep. Ken Fredette Have Saved Richard Nixon’s Presidency?

on May 01, 2015, at 12:54 p.m.
As I have completed this week my annual undergraduate survey course in American history from Reconstruction through the present, I have covered the resignation in August 1974 of President Nixon. I have discussed the eventual conclusion of many otherwise loyal Republican U.S. Representatives and Senators and other party leaders that …

Baby Story Time

By Samantha Cote on May 01, 2015, at 11:47 a.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Winslow Public Library, 136 Halifax St, Winslow, Maine For more information: 207-872-1978; winslow-me.gov/departments/library WINSLOW | Baby story Time, for children age 0 months to 23 months and their parents, will be …

Scratch Day

By Samantha Cote on May 01, 2015, at 11:41 a.m.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Winslow Public Library, 136 Halifax St, Winslow, ME For more information: 207-872-1978; winslow-me.gov/departments/library WINSLOW | Winslow Public Library will host Scratch Day 2:30-4 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the library. Attendees will to learn more about Scratch, a program …
Brian Twitchell honored at Maine State Math Meet

Brian Twitchell honored at State Math Meet

By Carl Robbins on May 01, 2015, at 8:30 a.m.
Press Release from the Maine Association of Math Leagues Brian Twitchell honored at the Maine State Math Meet Bangor, Maine – Brian Twitchell of Kingfield, Maine was honored during the awards ceremony at the Maine State Math Meet on Tuesday, April 14th, at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The …

Sydney Step Up Fundraiser

By Hannah SJ on May 01, 2015, at 8:29 a.m.
Saturday, May 2, 2015 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Union Street Brick Church, 126 Union Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: facebook.com/events/962387890452015/ They Sydney Step Up is raising funds for a brilliant, passionate and highly driven sophomore in high school whose dream it is to attain a top notch …

“Getting Your Ducks in a Row” Presented by Pine Tree Hospice

By Jane Stitham on May 01, 2015, at 8:21 a.m.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Charlotte White Center, 572 Bangor Road, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-4346; pinetreehospice.org “Getting Your Ducks in a Row,” Presented by Pine Tree Hospice We prepare for many major life events such as graduation, a wedding, birth of a child, …
 
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