Archive for ‘School’

  • Bridgton Academy names new Head of School

    By Nick LeBel Bridgton Academy The Bridgton Academy Board of Trustees is proud to announce the appointment of Martin J. Mooney, as the 48th Head of School at Bridgton Academy. Mr. Mooney will succeed retiring Head of School Graydon E. Vigneau Jr., who has served in that role since 2008. “On behalf of the Board of […]

  • New inductees into the Lake Region Athletic Hall of Fame

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer As a champion runner and basketball player, Steve Googoo learned many life lessons while participating in high school sports. Respect. Sportsmanship. Hard work. Commitment. Fair play. “I teach and mentor radiology students at Bridgton Hospital and while doing so I strive to pass these very same values on to […]

  • SAD 61: When is a student ready to move ahead?

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Determining whether a student is “ready” to attend college or enter the workforce can be measured in a number of ways. There are the PSAT and SAT measuring sticks. Lake Region Principal Erik Good told the SAD 61 school board Monday night another way is to challenge students to […]

  • Fryeburg Academy to compete in Food Bank Spirit Challenge

    FRYEBURG — Fryeburg Academy is ready to show its school spirit, and is seeking the community’s support to help them in the fight against hunger in Maine. FA will be participating in the WGME/Good Shepherd Food Bank Spirit Challenge. The Academy will compete against seven other schools, and will be featured on WGME-13 with a […]

  • Player of the Week: Tyler Walker

    Tyler Walker is setting the pace for this year’s Lake Region boys’ varsity basketball team. In the team’s first three games, the senior point guard has led the team in scoring with 19, 19 and 37 points (25.0 per game average), respectively. “Tyler’s role has changed this year from being the explosive hard-nose defender off […]

  • Hancock Lumber Player of the Week: Melody Millett

    Melody Millett knows she has to be physical, hustle and out work taller players she faces night in and night out if her Laker team is to be successful. No problem, Mel is always up for the challenge. What the LR senior forward lacks in height (5-foot-5), she certainly makes up with heart and aggressive […]

  • Lions Club Student of the Month: Heidi Fox

    Heidi Fox of Bridgton has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for December. Each month, area Lions Clubs recognize a Lake Region High School senior who has excelled academically. The recipient is honored at a Lions’ dinner meeting and is presented a monetary award. Name: Heidi Fox Town: Bridgton Parents: […]

  • SAD 61 developing projects to ease parking, access issues at Songo Locks School, LRMS

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Finding a parking space or trying to safely drop off students during school rush hours can be difficult at Lake Region Middle and Songo Locks Elementary Schools. Those issues could soon be eased. Discussions by the SAD 61 School Board’s facilities and finance committees with Andy Madura, director of […]

  • Rotary Good Citizen: Katelyn Sullivan

    Katelyn Sullivan of Naples has been selected as the Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club’s “Citizen of the Month” for October. Each month, the Rotary Club recognizes a Lake Region High School student who displays good citizenship and contributes to the school community. Katelyn is a 17-year-old senior at Lake Region High School. In her spare time, […]

  • Lions Student of the Month: Taylor Bass

    Senior Taylor Bass of Bridgton has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for October. Each month, area Lions Clubs recognize a Lake Region High School senior who has excelled academically. The recipient is honored at a Lions’ dinner meeting and is presented a monetary award. Parents: Melissa and Jon Richardson, […]