Archive for ‘School’

  • Lions Club Student of the Month: Emily Lake

    Emily Lake of Naples has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for September. 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: Bethany and Jeffrey Lake Student […]

  • Lions’ Club Student of the Month: Mark Mayo

    Mark Mayo 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: John and Amy Mayo Student […]

  • Living tribute to Coach Dan Does; trail dedicated in memory of longtime coach, mentor, teacher

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Dan Dors knew he had lived a “good life.” He marked those words on his home calendar marking his birthday, June 11. The longtime coach, mentor and friend, however, failed to see his 82nd birthday. He suddenly passed away this past Jan. 29. The unexpected loss of the popular […]

  • Six to be inducted into FA Hall of Excellence this Saturday

    Fryeburg Academy will induct six new members into its Hall of Excellence as part of Homecoming activities this  Saturday, Sept. 29. The induction ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m., in the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, and is open to the public. The latest inductees will be: Carol Brown Brooks, Class of 1953; […]

  • 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 […]