Dresden, MElcnme.com

Dresden Dissents, But RSU 2 Budget Passes

Dresden voters rejected the RSU 2 budget at the polls on Tuesday, June 8, however, the budget was passed by a slim majority of the district. The majority of Dresden voters rejected the budget 145-59, joining Monmouth and Farmingdale. The budget was approved by majorities in the district’s other two towns, Hallowell and Richmond. The budget passed 944-893, a margin of 51 votes.
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Camden, MEpenbaypilot.com

Camden Rockport Middle School fundraiser supports The Landing Place programs

CAMDEN — Eighth graders at Camden Rockport Middle School chose The Landing Place, the comprehensive youth program of Knox County Homeless Coalition, as beneficiary after winning the competitive Spirit Week fundraiser. As the winners of this year's “Penny War,” the 8th grade students at Camden Rockport Middle School proudly presented...
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Belfast, MEpenbaypilot.com

Midcoast grads among Husson University Spring 2021 President's List

BANGOR — The following students have been named to the Spring 2021 President's List at Husson University. Students who make the President's List must be enrolled as an undergraduate student, carry a full-time load of 12 credit hours, complete all attempted courses in the time allotted for the semester, and achieve a 3.80 to 4.0 semester grade-point average. Credits from pass/fail classes do not qualify toward meeting the minimum credit hour requirement.
Boothbay, MEboothbayregister.com

BRHS 2021 Graduation I

The Boothbay Region High School Class of 2021 has withstood many odds over the past year so a little bit of rain didn't dampen its spirit one bit, as the 52 class members received their diplomas in the first-ever outside commencement ceremony in the school's 65-year history on Friday, June 11.
Boothbay, MEboothbayregister.com

CSD sends $10.9M budget to vote, whiffs on teacher contracts

The Boothbay-Boothbay Harbor Community School District Committee approved a $10,898,543 budget for fiscal year 2021-2022 June 9 setting a 6 p.m. June 14 public vote at the Boothbay Region Elementary School gymnasium. The committee took no vote on a contract for CSD teachers after a brief executive session following months of negotiations with Boothbay Region Education Association.
Boothbay, MEboothbayregister.com

BRHS Class of 2021 Grand March I

The Boothbay Region High School Class of 2021 performed the Grand March June 10. The occasion was held on Sherman Field and marked the first time outdoors in the school’s 100-plus years of holding the event. Class of 1974 and 1975’s Melodee and Kevin Burnham led the procession of graduates’ parents before the graduates took the floor for the March.
Wiscasset, MEwiscassetnewspaper.com

Wiscasset graduates with gratitude, belonging and a happy king

On-stage graduation night at Wiscasset Speedway Thursday, June 10, Wiscasset Middle High School Class of 2021 member Gabrielle Leavitt recalled expecting the school to close a couple weeks for the pandemic their junior year, but they did not return until fall. “In a time where we should have been touring colleges, finding the perfect school ... we had to turn to virtual tours and Zoom open houses ... As hard as it was, we had no choice but to keep on moving and plugging away.”
Fryeburg, MEconwaydailysun.com

Maloji and Adams break school records

FRYEBURG — Coach Kevin McDonald summed up the fortunes of the Fryeburg Academy boys’ and girls ‘ track teams after competing in the Class B State Championships at Morse High School in Bath, Maine, on Saturday perfectly, saying his squads “rocked it!”. The Fryeburg boys finished fifth overall, while the...
Boothbay, MEBangor Daily News

Cash named assistant director of UMaine Lobster Institute

Maine native and University of Maine alumna Christina Cash has been named assistant director for outreach and communication at the Lobster Institute at UMaine. Cash joins the university from Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in Boothbay, where she had been an advancement officer since 2018. Her experience includes serving as program and development director at the Frances Perkins Center and director of outreach at the Institute for Broadening Participation, both in Damariscotta.
Boothbay, MEboothbayregister.com

BRHS seniors receive scholarships and more at Awards Night

Scholarships and awards for athleticism, music and art prowess, academic excellence, community service and more were presented to members of the Boothbay Region High School senior class during Awards Night at BRHS Wednesday, June 9. Over 200 people watched the ceremony from the Porter Memorial Gymnasium bleachers as Principal Tricia...
Boothbay, MEboothbayregister.com

BRHS Class Day 2021 filled with facts, memories and predictions

The Boothbay Region High School Class of 2021’s Class Day included a senior survey showing graduates preferred Coke over Pepsi, a lesson on how the same shared school event can result in both a positive and negative perspective and a futuristic trip to Mars. Class president Ben Pearce led the...
Wiscasset, MEwiscassetnewspaper.com

WMHS graduation events I

A day before graduation, Wiscasset Middle High School held marching practice at Wiscasset Soeedway and Awards Night at the school.
Brunswick, MEtownline.org

SCHOOL NEWS: Corkum graduates from Bowdoin College

During Bowdoin College’s 216th Commencement ceremony, held May 29, 2021, in Brunswick, bachelor of arts degrees were awarded to the Class of 2021, comprising approximately 467 students from 41 states and 21 other countries and territories. Sarah Avery Corkum, of Chelsea, graduated with a major in environmental studies-government and legal.
Wiscasset, MEwiscassetnewspaper.com

Awards night full of memories, encouragement

As they received awards Wednesday night, June 9, graduation eve, teacher Ralph Keyes told Wiscasset Middle High School seniors, when they are pursuing what they want to do, also do something else. He said he has thought back on the opportunities he had in college, including the things he did...
Jefferson, MEtownline.org

Jefferson’s Hailey Milliken graduates valedictorian at Maine Connection Academy

Hailey Milliken, a 12th grader from Jefferson, was Valedictorian for last week’s graduation ceremony for Maine Connections Academy, the state’s online charter school. The in-person ceremony took place on June 3, at Thompson’s Point, in Portland. Milliken will be attending Boston University in the fall, majoring in media science in the College of Communication. Originally from Maine, Milliken lived in many places and attended many schools before joining Maine Connections Academy in 2020.
Lisbon, MESun-Journal

Local students graduate from Maine College of Health Professions

Maine College of Health Professions on May 4 graduated one Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 44 Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, and 23 Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology students. The local students included Adela Echavarria of Freeport, Liana Hanrahan of Turner, Aimee Gallant of Standish, Shawna Hatfield...