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Maine Ocean School accepting applications

Apr 22, 2019

Searsport — Maine Ocean School, a tuition-free public magnet high school with an ocean-themed curriculum, is accepting applications for incoming ninth- and 10th-graders. Priority deadline is April 30 with applications being accepted on a rolling basis as space is available.

Maine Ocean School provides a “hands-on, minds-on” education on the water, in the lab, and in the classroom. During their time at Maine Ocean School, students develop personally, academically, and professionally. Whatever their focus — marine science, technology, transportation, or engineering — they will graduate with the skills, knowledge, and tools to build the foundation for a successful future.

The interdisciplinary, theme-based nature of Maine Ocean School programs will provide the necessary knowledge for graduates to become successful in careers such as research scientists, navigation officers, marine engineers, maritime historians, entrepreneurs, boat builders, aquaculture technicians, equipment operators, ship captains, among many more. A variety of credentialing and certification opportunities provided through Maine Ocean School will ensure that graduates have the necessary skills to make them competitive in pursuit of post-secondary pathways.

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