Archive for ‘School’

  • 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 […]

  • Samantha DeSouza

    Player of the Week: Samantha DeSouza

    Samantha DeSouza is a talented freshman who is making her mark as a thrower in high school indoor track & field competitions. “Sam has been very dedicated to the team, even showing up to the practices while injured,” Lake Region varsity coach Mark Snow said. “She won the Junior shot put in her first meet (with […]

  • Matt Stenger

    Player of the Week: Matt Stenger

    Matt Stenger has been a welcome addition to the Lake Region Indoor Track & Field team this winter, bringing dedication and a positive attitude to practice. “Matt supports his teammates and is steadily improving in throwing the shot put,” Laker Coach Mark Snow said. “My hope is he continues to learn technique and team expectations. I […]

  • HOUR OF CODE check presentation last Thursday included Stevens Brook Elementary School Principal Cheryl Turpin (left), Laura Gurley-Mozie, Tech Integration Specialist and Hour of Code organizer (middle) and State Representative Phyllis Ginsler.

    SBES awarded $10,000 tech grant

    Computers are everywhere, but fewer schools teach computer science than 10 years ago. Good news is, SAD 61 is on its way to change this. If you heard about the Hour of Code last year, you might know it made history. In one week, 15 million students tried computer science! That’s why every student at […]

  • Brittany Perreault

    Player of the Week: Brittany Perreault

    It didn’t take long for new Lake Region varsity winter cheerleading coach Kaitlyn Hall to discover that senior captain Brittany Perreault is not your typical cheerleader. “This is my first season coaching Brittany, but in a very short period of time I could tell that Britt was not your typical cheerleader. She is extremely talented […]

  • Sarah Carlson

    Lions Clubs’ Student of the Month: Sarah Carlson

    Sarah Carlson of Casco 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. Parents: Jonathan and Suzanne Carlson Siblings: […]

  • Adam Butler

    Rotary Good Citizen: Adam Butler

    Adam Butler of Casco has been selected as the Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club’s “Citizen of the Month” for December. 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 […]

  • DUSTIN FRIZZELL, a student enrolled in the LRVC law enforcement program, stands at attention while instructor Shawn McDermott makes a presentation before the SAD 61 School Board Monday night. (Rivet Photo)

    LRVC law enforcement program opens doors, explores options

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Like a member of the British Royal Guard standing watch outside of Buckingham Palace, Dustin Frizzell stared straight ahead as Lake Region Vocational Center law enforcement instructor Shawn McDermott spoke before the SAD 61 School Board. Classmate Brandon George barely blinked and showed no response when LRVC Director Rosie […]

  • System alerts parents of no school snow day

    By Dawn De Busk Staff Writer NAPLES — During the second snowstorm of the winter season, the school day for School Administrative District (SAD) 61 was cancelled. This is not unusual for Maine. However, what was a new was how the parents and guardians of area students were notified of the cancellation. On Wednesday morning, […]