Archive for ‘School’

  • Lake Region Class of 2018 Top 10 Percent

    These students represent the Lake Region High School Class of 2018 Top 10% academically. Their names are listed alphabetically, not by their academic standing: Dominic Adams, Raymond Parent(s): Elizabeth and Craig Adams Clubs, organizations, sports teams you belong to: Bushido Karate Dojo, National Honor Society and WorldQuest. Community or volunteer efforts: Teaching karate at elementary […]

  • SAD 72 budget; vote set for Wednesday, May 23

    FRYEBURG — Three information meetings will be held next week as SAD 72 presents the proposed $19,936,236 budget. The proposal represents an increase of 5.75% over last year’s budget. Informational meetings will be held: Monday, May 14 at Brownfield-Denmark Elementary School Tuesday, May 15 at Molly Ockett School Thursday, May 17 at New Suncook School […]

  • New Sebago School District hires a superintendent

    By Allen Crabtree Special to the News SEBAGO — The process to form a new Sebago School District continues to move at a dazzling pace. At their meeting on April 5, 2018, the Sebago District Board hired Marc Gendron of Biddeford as the district’s new part-time superintendent from a field of five candidates. Gendron has […]

  • SAD 61 notes: Bus Safety poster contest winners announced

      Liné Mulcahy is a believer that practice, practice, practice makes perfect, especially when it comes to bus safety. “Throughout the year, we talk about danger zones and emergency procedures,” said Mulcahy, who is SAD 61’s school bus driver trainer and drives Bus 3 in West Bridgton. Thanks to some remarkable artwork by elementary school […]

  • Lions Club Student of the Month: Kiessa Treadwell

    Kiessa Treadwell of Casco has been selected as area Lions Clubs’ Student of the Month for May. Parents: Dawn and Thomas Pickles Student organizations, sports teams, activities, hobbies: Member of National Honor Society, ASTRA club, Varsity Club and Art Club. She is involved in prom committee. Kiessa loves creating lists and overcoming goals. Her hobbies […]

  • FA Jazz Groups land gold at state festival

        FRYEBURG — The Fryeburg Academy jazz ensembles wrapped up another successful season, April 6-7. Under the direction of Mimi Rohlfing, the bands attended the Maine Music Educator’s State Vocal Jazz Festival at Stearns Junior/Senior High School in Millinocket to compete against other Division I groups. Based on their afternoon performance, FA musicians received […]

  • LR Drama Club presents ‘Kiss Me, Kate’

    Kiss Me, Kate opens tonight (Thursday, April 5) at 7 p.m. in the Lake Region High School Auditorium, presented by the Lake Region Drama Club! Directed by Eugene Long and written by Samuel and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, this 1949 Tony award winning musical is bursting with life, love and […]

  • Historic educational moment for Sebago as school board members elected

    By Allen Crabtree Special to The News  SEBAGO — March 1 was a historic educational moment for Sebago. The new Sebago School Administrative Unit (SAU) Board met for the very first time. It was an historic event and represented two years of challenging work negotiating an agreement with SAD 61 to withdraw and for Sebago […]

  • SAD 61 notes: LRVC looks at new ways to connect kids with real world option

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer David Morse likes to try new approaches and new ideas. When he took over as new director of Lake Region Vocational Center, Morse asked Student Services Coordinator Walt Ridlon whether past college, job and career fairs were successful? The events received mixed reviews. So, Morse considered a different way […]

  • Player of the Week: Julia Murch

    Julia Murch is one of the most supportive and dependable members of the Lake Region indoor track & field team, according to Coach Mark Snow. “Julia was our top junior division sprinter last season. She was joined this year by several new sprinting team members. Julia’s role on the relays changed several times and she […]