Archive for ‘School’

  • SAD 61 pushes back Crooked River project referendum until March 2019

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Scratch one item off the November ballot. With numbers still being generated by the architect and a tight window to schedule public hearings, SAD 61 has decided to wait until March 2019 to propose repurposing Crooked River School. Superintendent Al Smith made the announcement Monday night at the school […]

  • History repeats itself in Sebago

    By Allen Crabtree SEBAGO — Sometimes, the more things change, the less change there really is. If you view the education of Sebago’s children in the context of history, it appears that the town has come full circle over the years and the town’s current educational situation seems like history repeating itself. Education of children […]

  • Gerry Durgin presented FA Distinguished Alumni Award

    FRYEBURG — Fryeburg Academy Alumni Association president David Richardson ’84, presented the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award to Gerald Durgin, Class of 1968, at Fryeburg Academy’s Annual Alumni Reunion Banquet on Saturday, Aug. 18. It is hard to imagine another person that has had a greater impact on interscholastic activities in Maine than Gerry Durgin. As […]

  • Selectman advocates educating pubic about Crooked River School vote

    By Dawn De Busk Staff Writer CASCO — A locally-elected politician in Casco expressed concerns about taxpayers’ willingness to put more money into the school district’s school buildings. Selectman Grant Plummer said that School District Administration [SAD] 61 would be presenting to the public another opportunity to vote on renovating the Crooked River School during […]

  • SAD 61 to take another crack at CRES renovation, expansion with fall vote

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer As the final touches were being applied to the new bus drop-off points and parking spaces at both Songo Locks School and Lake Region Middle School, the focus of SAD 61 officials is now on an old project — Crooked River School. Superintendent of Schools Al Smith told the […]

  • SAD 61 calls for due diligence regarding school water trips

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer A seven to eight-mile hike, a refreshing dip in Emerald Pool and sleeping in tents under a star-light sky have brought incoming Lake Region High School senior classes together over the past several years. It is a bonding experience that many list as one of their favorite senior year […]

  • Lake Region Class of 2018 Graduation Speaker: Paul True, AD

    Paul True, LR Athletic Director Guest Speaker Class of 2018, I am deeply humbled to be able to share a few thoughts with you today. I have been blessed to be able to speak at many different venues and to audiences of different sizes, but today is the most meaningful group that I have the […]

  • Rotary Good Citizen: Michael Peterson

    Michael Peterson of Naples is the Bridgton-Lakes Region Rotary Club’s Citizen of the Month for May. Recipients are honored at a Rotary breakfast meeting. Michael will be recognized this Thursday, June 7 at 7:15 a.m. Parents: Everett and Kathie Peterson Sibling(s): Jeffrey, Justin, Kristian, Nicholas, Christopher, Matthew, Noah, Kathryn and Jameson Activities: Music, basketball and […]

  • Lake Region Class of 2018 Top 10 Percent

    These students represent the Lake Region High School Class of 2018 Top 10% academically. Their names are listed alphabetically, not by their academic standing: Dominic Adams, Raymond Parent(s): Elizabeth and Craig Adams Clubs, organizations, sports teams you belong to: Bushido Karate Dojo, National Honor Society and WorldQuest. Community or volunteer efforts: Teaching karate at elementary […]

  • SAD 72 budget; vote set for Wednesday, May 23

    FRYEBURG — Three information meetings will be held next week as SAD 72 presents the proposed $19,936,236 budget. The proposal represents an increase of 5.75% over last year’s budget. Informational meetings will be held: Monday, May 14 at Brownfield-Denmark Elementary School Tuesday, May 15 at Molly Ockett School Thursday, May 17 at New Suncook School […]