Archive for ‘School’

  • Lions’ Club Student of the Month: Aisley Sturk

    Aisley Sturk of Casco has been selected as the area Lions Clubs’ “Student of the Month” for November. 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. Name: Aisley Sturk Town: Casco Parents: […]

  • Lions’ Club Student of the Month: Paul Walker

    Paul Walker of Naples has been selected as Lions Club “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. Name: Paul Walker Town: Naples Parents: Anne and […]

  • Lions’ Student of Month: Daria Bosworth

    Daria Bosworth of Naples 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. Name: Daria Bosworth Town: Naples Parents: […]

  • Honoring those who served: Essayists write ‘what a veteran means to me’

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer For the past several years, Liam Opie has taken the time to visit with veterans and intently listen to their stories of service and honor. The LRHS junior has also volunteered time to serve breakfast to veterans and their families during special gatherings on Veterans Day. “Whether​ ​they​ ​speak​ […]

  • Good-bye SAD 61! Sebago votes to withdraw from district, start own school system

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer SEBAGO — When Lisa Johnson heard that Sebago voters supported withdrawal from SAD 61 to operate their own school system, she was both satisfied and relieved. “My reaction to the vote tonight is relief. We needed this referendum to pass by a super majority of 2/3 of today’s voters […]

  • SAD 61 wrestles with medical marijuana policy

    By Wayne E. Rivet Staff Writer Phil Shane never thought he would see the day when how to administer medical marijuana at school would become a topic of discussion. “For 24 years, I’ve been on this board,” the Casco director said at a recent SAD 61 board workshop. “Why do we have to deal with […]

  • Final hearing held on Sebago withdrawal from SAD 61

    Editor’s note: The following account of Tuesday’s public hearing regarding Sebago withdrawing from SAD 61 was written by Allen Crabtree, who has served as the Withdrawal Committee’s clerk. SEBAGO — Sebago Board of Selectmen Chairman Ann Farley opened the public hearing at the Sebago town offices at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The meeting […]

  • Player of the Week: Ethan Chadwick

    Ethan Chadwick may not be the top runner on the Lake Region varsity cross-country team, but through his commitment and dedication, he helps everyone else get better. “His work ethic is second to none,” LR Coaches Dan Dors and Kurt Peterson said. “Ethan is a great person to build a team round.” In his third […]

  • Player of the Week: Hannah Chadwick

    Hannah Chadwick is the “go to” person on the Lake Region varsity cross-country team. “If you ask Hannah to do something, you know it will get done,” Laker Coaches Dan Dors and Kurt Peterson said. “Hannah is a person of fine character and someone who is first at practice and one of our hardest workers. […]

  • Historic BA hall to undergo major renovations

    By Nicholas LeBel Bridgton Academy Director of Marketing & Communications “January 4, 1909 is a day long to be remembered by the girls of Bridgton Academy, as the day when the dormitory was first opened to them,” — The Stranger, Vol. 26, No. 2 (1909). With those words, the history of the yet-unnamed Cleaves Hall […]