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    April 17, 2011

    BAHS institutes Student of Month program

    In an effort to raise student aspirations at Belfast Area High School, staff members recently instituted a Student of the Month program, which will recognize a boy and a girl at each grade level based on teacher nominations. The CORE mission statement of the school will provide criteria for the selection: clear and effective communicator, self-directed and life-long learner, creative and practical problem ...

  • Published
    April 16, 2011

    Belfast Area High School honor roll

    The following Belfast Area High School students were named to the third-quarter honor roll: High honors MaryKate Bickford, Danielle Black, Romy Carpenter, Mackenzie Clapp, Lani Eversage, Noah Fishman, Nicholas Fortin, Ashland Hall, Kate Howard, James Jackson, Allison James, Rachel Kahn, Kristina Kelley, Hannah Keyes, Sarah Lafontaine, Katrina Lapham, Mariah Lapham, Asa Lewis, Kristen Martin, Elizabeth McAvoy, ...

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    April 13, 2011

    BAHS Science Olympiad squad second in state

    The Belfast Area High School Science Olympiad Team placed second Saturday, April 9, in the Maine State Science Olympiad Tournament at the University of Southern Maine. Teams from 19 private and public high schools from Maine participated, including Cape Elizabeth, Yarmouth, Waterville, Falmouth, Waynflete, Freeport, Mt. Ararat. Mt. Ararat won the meet and will represent Maine in May at the National Tournament ...

  • Published
    March 28, 2011

    Fifth-graders take track-finding trek on Sears Island

    How many tracks in the snow can you identify? A group of fifth-grade students from Searsport Elementary School enthusiastically slipped snowshoes on over their boots recently and set out to find some answers on Sears Island paths. Leading the group was Jake Maier of J.M. Forestry, and accompanying the students were Searsport Elementary School Principal Erin Woodsome, parents Joe Dubois and Harold Merithew, and ...

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    February 16, 2011

    Letteney prepares to hand over the reins at Mount View

    Having served as principal at Mount View High School for more than six years, Lynda Letteney is easily recognized as she travels through the school. Students go out of their way to greet her as she walks the halls, and she stops to chat in the cafeteria. When a students asks her to sign a form, she explains in detail what else is needed. To a visitor, the school's main office looks like a revolving door of ...

  • Published
    February 7, 2011

    Belfast High School announces second quarter honor roll

    Belfast Area High School honor roll students for the second quarter: High Honors Elizabeth Rauch, Kaitlyn Schweikert, Sasha Small, Moriah Cilley, Maya French, Noah Fishman, Jane Ouillette, Emily Wiley, Benjamin Shepherd, Kate Howard, Abigail Wessels, Clare Olson, Elizabeth McAvoy, Kristen Martin, James Jackson, Storm Bowen, Allison James, Rachel Kahn, Maria Swebilius, Danielle Black, Nicholas Fortin, Eve ...

  • Published
    February 1, 2011

    National education association honors Lincolnville school for student achievement

    The National Title I Association has recognized Lincolnville Central School as a 2010 National Distinguished School, lauding teachers for their collaborative work in improving academic achievement. “The teachers have been using Professional Learning Communities to closely monitor student data to ensure learning," said Principal Paul Russo. "They have also put in place a Response to Intervention program to ...

  • Published
    January 10, 2011

    Mini-boats to rally around historical events

    Educational Passages, the Belfast-based program that helps students utilize 4.5-foot-long unmanned sailboats to study ocean wind and current patterns, has begun planning for a rally to highlight historical events centered around travel on the North Atlantic Ocean. The program's mini-boats would be launched in mid-May from the Maine Maritime Academy training ship State of Maine. Drop-off points would include ...

  • Published
    December 10, 2010

    Students of the quarter awarded plaques

    Searsport District High School awarded Student of the Quarter plaques to, from left, Kally Bowen, freshman; Genevieve Shepard, senior; Hannah Betit, junior; and Jake Keniston, sophomore. Proud parents and grandparents surprised the students by attending the presentation ceremony.

  • Published
    December 3, 2010

    This Farm’s a real treat

    With ties to Native Americans, the underground railroad, rum-running, possible hauntings and shipbuilding, The Farm at French's Point sports a vibrant past. In the future, owner Jessika Brooks wants The Farm to continue to be a place where family histories and memories are made. Thus, the extensively renovated nine-bedroom farmhouse on Penobscot Bay may be rented for family reunions and vacations, holiday


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