Archive for ‘School’

  • Alan Bennett

    Fryeburg Academy names next Hall of Excellence induction class

    Fryeburg Academy Hall of Excellence is pleased to announce the 2016 inductees! This will be the seventh group inducted into the Hall of Excellence and includes: Clayton Burnell, Class of ’47; June Walker Hammond, Class of ’54; Alan Bennett and George Weston, both Class of ’60; Barry Woodbrey, Class of ’62; Hillary Stacy Allocco, Class […]

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    SAD 61 inches closer to proficiency-based diploma

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer In the near future, students will need to prove they have learned the skills necessary to attend college or enter the workforce before they are handed a diploma. Gone will be the days when a student simply earns a 70 — a passing grade — and moves on. Instead, […]

  • SAD 61 opens schools Wednesday, Aug. 31

    For SAD 61’s youngest students, they will take their first steps into elementary school buildings this Friday as part of kindergarten orientation. Sessions will be held as follows: Songo Locks School in Naples at 9 a.m. Stevens Brook Elementary in Bridgton at 11 a.m. Sebago Elementary at 2 p.m. School opens for all students on […]

  • Daniel Neault

    Top 10% at Lake Region High School, Class of 2016

    They were the Tops of their Class academically. Members of the Top 10% of the Lake Region High School Class of 2016 included (the list is alphabetical, not based on actual class standing): Lily Charpentier Town: Naples Parents: Andrea Dacko and Paul Charpentier School organizations/activities: Band, Chorus, Drama Club, National Honor Society, Tennis Team Honors: […]

  • Support for Hannah

    CENTER LOVELL — Hannah Rousey’s stand has struck a serious chord with people across the Internet. When the recent Fryeburg Academy graduate declined to accept a $1,000 Poland Spring Good Science scholarship because doing so would be “hypocritical” due to her strong beliefs regarding sustainable practices, her story was picked up by newspapers and TV […]

  • Valedictorian Keyana Prescott
Where you are from: Casco

Parents names: Pamela Babbitt and Jason Prescott

School organizations/sports: Varsity soccer, basketball, softball, indoor & outdoor track and field, Varsity Club, Math Team, Interact Club, Student Council, National Honor Society (president), and Class Secretary.

Honors: High honors/honors, Valedictorian

    One on One with…LR Valedictorian Keyana Prescott

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer For as long as Keyana Prescott can remember, the moment she got off the school bus each day, her grandpa had her sit down and do her homework. “If it weren’t for you (grandpa) enforcing that habit, I would not have the work ethic I do now,” Keyana told […]

  • Salutatorian Lily Charpentier
Where you are from: Naples

Parents names: Andrea Dacko and Paul Charpentier


School organizations/sports: Band, Chorus, Drama Club, National Honor Society, Tennis Team


Honors: Class of 2016 Salutatorian; Class of 2016 Awards of Excellence in Spanish, English, Physics, Science, Math, and Art; High Honors



    One on One with…LR Salutatorian Lily Charpentier

        By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Like many of her classmates, Lily Charpentier really couldn’t remember much about her first day of school. So, she pulled out an old picture. “In my picture, I have a pink bow at the top of my ponytail, my backpack is just about as large as I […]

  • SAD 61 budget passes; voters keep referendum process

    By a 347 to 182 margin Tuesday, voters approved the SAD 61 budget that was adopted at the district-wide meeting held two weeks ago at Lake Region High School. The $29-plus million budget was approved by 42 voters at the district meeting, and passed in all four towns: Bridgton, 102 yes, 53 no Casco 57 […]

  • Lions Clubs’ Student of the Month: Jackson Lesure

    Jackson Lesure of Bridgton has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for June. 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: Marybeth and Whit Lesure Student […]

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    Rotary Club Good Citizen: Nick Scarlett

    Nick Scarlett of Bridgton has been selected as the Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club’s “Citizen of the Month” for June. 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 […]