Archive for ‘School’

  • Assistant Principal Yorkey to leave LRMS after eight years

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer John Patrick Yorkey will resign as Lake Region Middle School’s assistant principal effective June 30. He has been LRMS assistant principal for the past eight years. “It is something that I’ve been thinking about for a while. It is time for a change and I plan to work in […]

  • SAD 61 vacation days become school days

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Local students can scratch March 6 and April 17 as vacation days. The two Fridays were initially vacation dates in SAD 61, but due to the high number of cancellations due to bad weather this winter, school will be in session. Trying to keep Lake Region High School’s graduation […]

  • Daniel Bonasoro

    Rotary Club Good Citizen: Daniel Bonasoro

    Daniel Bonasoro of Naples has been selected as the Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club’s “Citizen of the Month” for January. Each month, the Rotary Club recognizes a Lake Region High School student who displays good citizenship and contributes to the school community. The recipient is honored at a Rotary breakfast meeting and is presented a monetary […]

  • Reed Bridge-Koenigsberg

    Lions Club Student of the Month: Reed Bridge-Koenigsberg

    Reed Bridge-Koenigsberg of Naples has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for January. 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: Leslie McConnell and Ted Bridge-Koenigsberg […]

  • Hannah Chadwick

    Players of Week: Danica and Hannah Chadwick

    When Coach Mark Snow considered “who” to nominate as his players of the week, he had no trouble selecting the honorees. The choice: freshmen Hannah and Danica Chadwick. “Hannah and Danica come to every practice.  They are my most dedicated athletes at practice.  They work at and seek out the drills that improve them in […]

  • McDonald’s teaming up with teachers for greenhouse project

    By Gail Geraghty Staff Writer Bridgton’s McDonald’s restaurant is teaming up with teachers at Stevens Brook Elementary School to raise funds for the school’s Greenhouse Project, the brainchild of Principal Cheryl Turpin. On Thursday, Feb. 12, the restaurant on Portland Road will donate 20% of their food sales proceeds to the Greenhouse Project from 5 […]

  • EEKING AWAY AT IT — From left, SAD 61 School District Assistant Superintendent Deb Howard holds a $3,500 donation check from Berlin City Auto, along with Stevens Brook Elementary School Academic Leader Liz Shane, Grade 4 Teacher Jessica Hunt and SBES Principal Cheryl Turpin. The money is part of $10,000 raised to date for the school’s Greenhouse Project. The next fundraising effort for the project will take place Thursday, Feb. 12, form 5 to 7:30 p.m., when Turpin and six teachers will host a “McTeachers’ Night” at McDonald’s restaurant on Portland Road in Bridgton.

    Academy students learn about hunger in Maine

    By Dawn De Busk Staff Writer Shop ‘til you drop. That is a phrase that describes Americans obsession with being a consumer — buying the latest and the greatest items. But, it isn’t exactly true. As a matter of fact, 14.9 million children in the United States of America experience food insecurity. According to statistics […]

  • Magician’s aid sought to combat bullying

    By Dawn De Busk Staff Writer NAPLES — There is nothing magical about being the victim of bullying. Frequently, the headlines tell the tales of young people who commit suicide because they are so tormented by bullies and by the public humiliation that stems from being bullied. No longer is bullying confined to face-to-face contact. […]

  • Sarah Hancock

    Player of the Week: Sarah Hancock

    Sarah Hancock — according to Lake Region varsity girls’ basketball coach Paul True — not only is a very talented player, but an exceptional leader. “She is a tremendous communicator, possesses exemplary work ethic, and is an extension of the coaching staff on the floor,” Coach True said. “I cannot think of a better example […]

  • Nathan Smith

    Player of the Week: Nathan Smith

    Nathan Smith is a talented two-sport athlete, a good student, a great kid and a super teammate. “He is one of the most coachable players that I have worked with in 25 years of coaching,” Lake Region varsity boys’ basketball Coach J.P. Yorkey said. “Nate is a quick learner, has great focus, and the maturity […]