Archive for ‘School’

  • SAD 61 board notes: Another leadership change as Jaronczyk named SLS assistant principal

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer The reshaping of SAD 61’s leadership team continues. Elisabeth Peavey will resign, effective June 30, as assistant principal at Songo Locks School in Naples. She will become the new assistant principal at Raymond Elementary School. “Raymond is really lucky to get her. We are sad to see her (Beth) […]

  • One on One with…Lake Region’s Class of 2017 Top 3

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer When looking for a word or words to describe the three highest scoring students in the Class of 2017 at Lake Region High School — Heidi Fox, Meghan Boos and Douglas Mayo — one could easily choose: intelligent, hard-working, determined or focused. Yet, one word seems to define each […]

  • SAD 61’s Lisa Caron named Special Ed Administrator of the Year

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Lisa Caron knew from an early age she wanted to work with children as a career. A college professor told her she was on the right path, but felt her true calling was to work with special needs children. He told Caron she was “gifted.” Thirty-three years later, Lisa […]

  • SAD 61 signs Sebago withdrawal agreement

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer By reaching an agreement on a proposed withdrawal agreement, SAD 61 and Sebago moved a step closer Monday to a divorce. The SAD 61 School Board voted unanimously for the withdrawal agreement, which will now be signed by the Sebago Withdrawal Committee (likely within the next week or so), […]

  • Morse named new LRVC director; school board notes

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer With his parents and wife residing in Gray, David Morse will be making somewhat of a “coming home” move when he becomes Lake Region Vocational Center’s director on July 1. The SAD 61 School Board unanimously approved Morse as the new director at Monday’s meeting in the Great Room […]

  • SAD 61 budget passes first test; referendum vote Tuesday

    If taxpayers thought a 2.75% hike in educational spending was acceptable, they had to like the unexpected news Superintendent of Schools Al Smith dropped on them before Tuesday’s district budget meeting. With about 100 people in attendance in the Lake Region High School gym, Smith announced that the proposed budget was reduced by $175,000 because […]

  • Lions Club Student of the Month: Douglas Mayo

    Douglas Mayo of Bridgton has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for May. 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: John and Amy Mayo Student […]

  • Lions Clubs Student of the Month Olivia Mills

    Olivia Mills of Casco has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for April. 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. Parent: Kathleen Vachon Sibling: Jack Vachon […]

  • Bad weather forces SAD 61 to juggle schedule

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Old Man Winter appears to be grumpy these days, dumping a mixed bag of weather onto the Lake Region, seemingly putting a long-awaited springtime on hold. With reports calling for rain, sleet and a snowfall that could reach five inches, SAD 61 Superintendent of Schools Al Smith laid out […]

  • 23 inducted into LRHS National Honor Society

    Lake Region High School National Honor Society inducted 23 new members at a ceremony held last Thursday night. Following a “welcome” from NHS president Douglas Mayo, the following new inductees were presented: Grade 11: Kelsey Apovian, Dessiree Berry, Melissa Bonenfant, Isabelle Davis-White, Meghan Harmon, Leia Hodgdon, Maggie Luce, Madelyn Nelson, Hailey Parsons, Lorean Reed and […]