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March 2016

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This is the image for the news article titled CBHS Students Seek Additional Donations for Detroit “Junior Journey”
CBHS Students Seek Additional Donations for Detroit “Junior Journey”
Posted on 03/31/2016
It’s less than two weeks before Casco Bay High School 11th-graders leave for their annual learning expedition. The mission of the “Junior Journey” is to involve CBHS juniors in a one­-week, cross-cultural learning experience that will expand students’ sense of their world and who they are through service and adventure learning.  more
This is the image for the news article titled PHS Students Explore Career Opportunities
PHS Students Explore Career Opportunities
Posted on 03/31/2016
Portland High School students will be participating in a series of events this spring to expose them to a wide variety of career opportunities available in Maine and help prepare them for postsecondary education and the workforce.  more
This is the image for the news article titled My Big Fat Hall Fundraiser
My Big Fat Hall Fundraiser
Posted on 03/31/2016
The Hall Elementary School PTO is holding a fundraising event on Saturday, April 2. “My Big Fat Hall Fundraiser,” will be at Empire Dine & Dance, located above the Empire restaurant at 575 Congress St. The event features The Carmine Band.   more
This is the image for the news article titled School Board Presents School Budget Proposal to Council April 4
School Board Presents School Budget Proposal to Council April 4
Posted on 03/31/2016
The Portland Board of Public Education will present its recommended $103.6 million FY17 school budget to the City Council on Monday, April 4. The council’s meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.  more
This is the image for the news article titled PPS Musicians To Participate in MAMM SLAM
PPS Musicians To Participate in MAMM SLAM
Posted on 03/31/2016
Bands featuring musicians from Portland, Deering and Casco Bay high schools have been selected as participants to compete in the 2016 MAMM SLAM.  more
This is the image for the news article titled CBHS Principal Derek Pierce Named 2016 Maine Principal of Year
CBHS Principal Derek Pierce Named 2016 Maine Principal of Year
Posted on 03/28/2016
Derek Pierce, principal of Casco Bay High School, has been named Maine’s NASSP Principal of the Year for 2016, the Maine Principals’ Association (MPA) announced March 28. Pierce will be honored by the MPA at its annual awards banquet at its Spring Conference on April 28.  more
This is the image for the news article titled King Middle School Musicians Perform for New Citizens
King Middle School Musicians Perform for New Citizens
Posted on 03/24/2016
King Middle School orchestra students distinguished themselves on March 18, performing at a ceremony in which 31 new Americans were sworn in as U.S. citizens.  more
This is the image for the news article titled DHS ‘Best of Both Worlds” Show Set for March 31
DHS ‘Best of Both Worlds” Show Set for March 31
Posted on 03/24/2016
Deering High School’s "Best of Both Worlds" show will take place on Thursday, March 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Deering High School Auditorium. This annual show is full of cultural celebration, dancing, singing and the ever-popular Fashion Show.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Math Really Counts for Lyman Moore Math Team
Math Really Counts for Lyman Moore Math Team
Posted on 03/24/2016
Following the MATHCOUNTS State Competition, held at the Kennebec Valley Community College in early March, Lyman Moore Middle School eighth-grader James Hawkes is going to the national MATHCOUNTS competition in Washington, D.C. in May, after placing first in the state competition for the second year in a row.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Portland Public Schools Wins Partner for Equality Award
Portland Public Schools Wins Partner for Equality Award
Posted on 03/23/2016
The Portland Public Schools is being recognized by EqualityMaine for providing safe and inclusive school learning environments for youth. The district is slated to receive EqualityMaine’s Partner for Equality Award at the organization’s Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, April 9.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Riverton Holds Third Annual Civil Rights Week Celebration
Riverton Holds Third Annual Civil Rights Week Celebration
Posted on 03/23/2016
The third annual Riverton Elementary School Civil Rights Celebration week kicked off earlier this month. There were many kid-friendly presentations put on by student Civil Rights Team members throughout the week, all of which got students thinking and talking about issues of race, skin color, national origin, ancestry, religion, disabilities, gender, and orientation.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Longfellow Students’ Penny Drive Benefits the Hungry
Longfellow Students’ Penny Drive Benefits the Hungry
Posted on 03/23/2016
The Longfellow Elementary School Green Team recently promoted a penny drive to support the Preble Street Food Pantry. Members of the Green Team presented a check in the amount of $1,027 to Ray Hepler, the resource development assistant, at school-wide community meeting.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Deering Thespians Put on a ‘Dream’ Performance
Deering Thespians Put on a ‘Dream’ Performance
Posted on 03/23/2016
Deering High School Drama, under the direction of English/Drama teacher Kathleen Harris, was one of eight schools to participate in the Maine Drama Festival Regional Competition held at Thornton Academy March 4 and 5. Deering High School placed fourth at the festival with the students’ rendition of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”   more
This is the image for the news article titled School Finance Committee’s Budget Goes to School Board
School Finance Committee’s Budget Goes to School Board
Posted on 03/22/2016
On March 17, the Portland Board of Public Education’s Finance Committee held a public hearing and vote to recommend its $103.6 million FY 2017 budget to the Portland Board of Public Education (school board). The board will hold a first reading and public hearing on the proposed budget on Tuesday, March 22.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Global Leader Fighting To End Hunger/Food Insecurity To Visit Deering
Global Leader Fighting To End Hunger/Food Insecurity To Visit Deering
Posted on 03/17/2016
Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, a global leader in the sustainable farming movement and the fight to end hunger and food insecurity, will speak with Deering High School students about those issues on Monday, March 21.  more
This is the image for the news article titled METRO Seeks Comments on Service Standards at March 24 Meeting
METRO Seeks Comments on Service Standards at March 24 Meeting
Posted on 03/17/2016
Greater Portland METRO is updating its service standards and would like the public’s input on standards and policies at its March Ridership Committee Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, March 24. The meeting will start at 3 p.m. and take place at the METRO office, located at 114 Valley St. in Portland. The office is accessible by METRO Route #1.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Latest edition of PPS Community e-Newsletter Now Available
Latest edition of PPS Community e-Newsletter Now Available
Posted on 03/16/2016
The latest edition of the Portland Public Schools’ Community e-Newsletter contains a wealth of useful information.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Peaks Island Students Launch Trash RRR-Evolution
Peaks Island Students Launch Trash RRR-Evolution
Posted on 03/16/2016
When you live on a small island in Casco Bay, what happens to all the trash island residents generate? Peaks Island Elementary School students and staff are really digging into that question by carrying around all their own trash this week to get a sense of how much waste they produce.  more
This is the image for the news article titled School Board Public Hearing on Budget Set for March 22
School Board Public Hearing on Budget Set for March 22
Posted on 03/15/2016
The Portland Board of Public Education will hold a first reading and public hearing on the proposed FY 2017 school budget on Tuesday, March 22. Also, on Thursday, March 17, the school board’s Finance Committee will hold a public hearing on the budget and vote on recommending the FY17 school budget to the school board.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Hall School Referendum Set for April 5
Hall School Referendum Set for April 5
Posted on 03/14/2016
Portland voters will be asked to approve the construction costs for a new Hall School on Tuesday, April 5, in a special citywide municipal election. The referendum seeks the authorization for the construction of a new Hall Elementary School on the existing site at a total cost of $29.7 million. All but $1.4 million of the bonded amount would be reimbursed by the state.  more
This is the image for the news article titled OAES Teacher Among Those Sworn in as New U.S. Citizens
OAES Teacher Among Those Sworn in as New U.S. Citizens
Posted on 03/11/2016
An Ocean Avenue Elementary School teacher was among 57 new U.S. citizens sworn in at the East End Community School March 11, when the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) held a naturalization ceremony at the school.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Get Ready to Rock – Around the World – on March 18!
Get Ready to Rock – Around the World – on March 18!
Posted on 03/10/2016
The community is invited to Rock Around-the-World on March 18 – a night of live music, international dance, delicious multicultural food, a raffle and entertainment! All proceeds from this unique FUNdraiser, put on annually by the Portland Public Schools’ Multilingual & Multicultural Center, will go to support the education of PPS language learner students.  more
This is the image for the news article titled PPS Teacher among Those Becoming New U.S. Citizens
PPS Teacher among Those Becoming New U.S. Citizens
Posted on 03/10/2016
A Portland Public Schools’ teacher will be among 57 new U.S. citizens sworn in at the East End Community School on Friday, March 11  more
This is the image for the news article titled Tour of Lincoln Middle School to Precede School Board Meeting
Tour of Lincoln Middle School to Precede School Board Meeting
Posted on 03/10/2016
A public tour of Lincoln Middle School will take place on Tuesday, March 15, prior to the Portland Board of Public Education meeting being held at the school that evening.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Lincoln Students Embrace Statewide School Breakfast Challenge
Lincoln Students Embrace Statewide School Breakfast Challenge
Posted on 03/08/2016
Lincoln Middle School marked National School Breakfast Week on March 8 with some healthy breakfast pizzas and the acceptance of a $1,200 check from the Maine Dairy & Nutrition Council to promote student wellness.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Superintendent’s FY17 Budget Proposal Keeps District on Course
Superintendent’s FY17 Budget Proposal Keeps District on Course
Posted on 03/08/2016
Portland Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker has proposed a budget for fiscal year 2017 that keeps the Portland Public Schools on a positive course while making strategic reductions to address a $2.7 million reduction in state aid to the district. The budget proposal puts student learning first, invests in staff and respects the support of city residents.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Harlem Globettrotters Player to Visit Hall To Speak Against Bullying
Harlem Globettrotters Player to Visit Hall To Speak Against Bullying
Posted on 03/07/2016
A Harlem Globetrotters player will visit Hall Elementary School on Tuesday, March 8, to talk about “The ABCs of Bullying Prevention” and teach students some basketball moves.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Deering Partners with Million Meals Maine To Help Hungry Children
Deering Partners with Million Meals Maine To Help Hungry Children
Posted on 03/03/2016
Deering High School is partnering with a charity that sends food to hungry children in Third World countries – and is inviting the community to help.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Students Honored by School Board for Writing Achievements
Students Honored by School Board for Writing Achievements
Posted on 03/02/2016
The Portland Board of Public Education and Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker recently recognized six Portland Public Schools’ students who achieved recognition for their work in the national 2016 Scholastic Writing Awards for the Maine Region.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Reiche Third-Graders Win Grant for Project to Help Preschoolers
Reiche Third-Graders Win Grant for Project to Help Preschoolers
Posted on 03/02/2016
Reiche Community School third-graders recently were awarded a $495 Painting for a Purpose Grant to support their service learning project called “Preschool Buddies.”  more
This is the image for the news article titled Portland’s Schools To Participate in Read Across America
Portland’s Schools To Participate in Read Across America
Posted on 03/01/2016
The Portland Public Schools on Wednesday, March 2, will again participate in Read Across America, the National Education Association’s annual celebration of reading that honors the March 2nd birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr. Seuss.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Casco Bay High School 2016 Math Cup = Math Competition + Fun
Casco Bay High School 2016 Math Cup = Math Competition + Fun
Posted on 01/29/2016
Math geeks, mathletes who want to relive former glory, or simply those who want to have fun and support a good cause are invited to put together a team to participate in the Casco Bay High School 2016 Math Cup.   more
This is the image for the news article titled School Board Recognizes Painting for a Purpose Grant Winners
School Board Recognizes Painting for a Purpose Grant Winners
The Portland Board of Public Education and Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker recently honored students from Deering High School and King Middle School for winning $500 Painting for a Purpose grants. The students won the grants for coming up with creative ways to improve the quality of life for their schools.  more
This is the image for the news article titled East End School, Nonprofit Partner in Innovative Music Initiative
East End School, Nonprofit Partner in Innovative Music Initiative
A new partnership between the East End Community School and the nonprofit 317 Main Community Music Center is designed to expose students to playing stringed instruments, such as the fiddle and violin. It’s all part of East End’s innovative Rise and Shine program.  more

This is the image for the news article titled CBHS Students Seek Additional Donations for Detroit “Junior Journey”
CBHS Students Seek Additional Donations for Detroit “Junior Journey”
Posted on 03/31/2016
It’s less than two weeks before Casco Bay High School 11th-graders leave for their annual learning expedition. The mission of the “Junior Journey” is to involve CBHS juniors in a one­-week, cross-cultural learning experience that will expand students’ sense of their world and who they are through service and adventure learning.  more
This is the image for the news article titled PHS Students Explore Career Opportunities
PHS Students Explore Career Opportunities
Posted on 03/31/2016
Portland High School students will be participating in a series of events this spring to expose them to a wide variety of career opportunities available in Maine and help prepare them for postsecondary education and the workforce.  more
This is the image for the news article titled My Big Fat Hall Fundraiser
My Big Fat Hall Fundraiser
Posted on 03/31/2016
The Hall Elementary School PTO is holding a fundraising event on Saturday, April 2. “My Big Fat Hall Fundraiser,” will be at Empire Dine & Dance, located above the Empire restaurant at 575 Congress St. The event features The Carmine Band.   more
This is the image for the news article titled School Board Presents School Budget Proposal to Council April 4
School Board Presents School Budget Proposal to Council April 4
Posted on 03/31/2016
The Portland Board of Public Education will present its recommended $103.6 million FY17 school budget to the City Council on Monday, April 4. The council’s meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.  more
This is the image for the news article titled PPS Musicians To Participate in MAMM SLAM
PPS Musicians To Participate in MAMM SLAM
Posted on 03/31/2016
Bands featuring musicians from Portland, Deering and Casco Bay high schools have been selected as participants to compete in the 2016 MAMM SLAM.  more
This is the image for the news article titled CBHS Principal Derek Pierce Named 2016 Maine Principal of Year
CBHS Principal Derek Pierce Named 2016 Maine Principal of Year
Posted on 03/28/2016
Derek Pierce, principal of Casco Bay High School, has been named Maine’s NASSP Principal of the Year for 2016, the Maine Principals’ Association (MPA) announced March 28. Pierce will be honored by the MPA at its annual awards banquet at its Spring Conference on April 28.  more
This is the image for the news article titled King Middle School Musicians Perform for New Citizens
King Middle School Musicians Perform for New Citizens
Posted on 03/24/2016
King Middle School orchestra students distinguished themselves on March 18, performing at a ceremony in which 31 new Americans were sworn in as U.S. citizens.  more
This is the image for the news article titled DHS ‘Best of Both Worlds” Show Set for March 31
DHS ‘Best of Both Worlds” Show Set for March 31
Posted on 03/24/2016
Deering High School’s "Best of Both Worlds" show will take place on Thursday, March 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Deering High School Auditorium. This annual show is full of cultural celebration, dancing, singing and the ever-popular Fashion Show.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Math Really Counts for Lyman Moore Math Team
Math Really Counts for Lyman Moore Math Team
Posted on 03/24/2016
Following the MATHCOUNTS State Competition, held at the Kennebec Valley Community College in early March, Lyman Moore Middle School eighth-grader James Hawkes is going to the national MATHCOUNTS competition in Washington, D.C. in May, after placing first in the state competition for the second year in a row.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Portland Public Schools Wins Partner for Equality Award
Portland Public Schools Wins Partner for Equality Award
Posted on 03/23/2016
The Portland Public Schools is being recognized by EqualityMaine for providing safe and inclusive school learning environments for youth. The district is slated to receive EqualityMaine’s Partner for Equality Award at the organization’s Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, April 9.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Riverton Holds Third Annual Civil Rights Week Celebration
Riverton Holds Third Annual Civil Rights Week Celebration
Posted on 03/23/2016
The third annual Riverton Elementary School Civil Rights Celebration week kicked off earlier this month. There were many kid-friendly presentations put on by student Civil Rights Team members throughout the week, all of which got students thinking and talking about issues of race, skin color, national origin, ancestry, religion, disabilities, gender, and orientation.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Longfellow Students’ Penny Drive Benefits the Hungry
Longfellow Students’ Penny Drive Benefits the Hungry
Posted on 03/23/2016
The Longfellow Elementary School Green Team recently promoted a penny drive to support the Preble Street Food Pantry. Members of the Green Team presented a check in the amount of $1,027 to Ray Hepler, the resource development assistant, at school-wide community meeting.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Deering Thespians Put on a ‘Dream’ Performance
Deering Thespians Put on a ‘Dream’ Performance
Posted on 03/23/2016
Deering High School Drama, under the direction of English/Drama teacher Kathleen Harris, was one of eight schools to participate in the Maine Drama Festival Regional Competition held at Thornton Academy March 4 and 5. Deering High School placed fourth at the festival with the students’ rendition of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”   more
This is the image for the news article titled School Finance Committee’s Budget Goes to School Board
School Finance Committee’s Budget Goes to School Board
Posted on 03/22/2016
On March 17, the Portland Board of Public Education’s Finance Committee held a public hearing and vote to recommend its $103.6 million FY 2017 budget to the Portland Board of Public Education (school board). The board will hold a first reading and public hearing on the proposed budget on Tuesday, March 22.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Global Leader Fighting To End Hunger/Food Insecurity To Visit Deering
Global Leader Fighting To End Hunger/Food Insecurity To Visit Deering
Posted on 03/17/2016
Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, a global leader in the sustainable farming movement and the fight to end hunger and food insecurity, will speak with Deering High School students about those issues on Monday, March 21.  more
This is the image for the news article titled METRO Seeks Comments on Service Standards at March 24 Meeting
METRO Seeks Comments on Service Standards at March 24 Meeting
Posted on 03/17/2016
Greater Portland METRO is updating its service standards and would like the public’s input on standards and policies at its March Ridership Committee Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, March 24. The meeting will start at 3 p.m. and take place at the METRO office, located at 114 Valley St. in Portland. The office is accessible by METRO Route #1.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Latest edition of PPS Community e-Newsletter Now Available
Latest edition of PPS Community e-Newsletter Now Available
Posted on 03/16/2016
The latest edition of the Portland Public Schools’ Community e-Newsletter contains a wealth of useful information.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Peaks Island Students Launch Trash RRR-Evolution
Peaks Island Students Launch Trash RRR-Evolution
Posted on 03/16/2016
When you live on a small island in Casco Bay, what happens to all the trash island residents generate? Peaks Island Elementary School students and staff are really digging into that question by carrying around all their own trash this week to get a sense of how much waste they produce.  more
This is the image for the news article titled School Board Public Hearing on Budget Set for March 22
School Board Public Hearing on Budget Set for March 22
Posted on 03/15/2016
The Portland Board of Public Education will hold a first reading and public hearing on the proposed FY 2017 school budget on Tuesday, March 22. Also, on Thursday, March 17, the school board’s Finance Committee will hold a public hearing on the budget and vote on recommending the FY17 school budget to the school board.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Hall School Referendum Set for April 5
Hall School Referendum Set for April 5
Posted on 03/14/2016
Portland voters will be asked to approve the construction costs for a new Hall School on Tuesday, April 5, in a special citywide municipal election. The referendum seeks the authorization for the construction of a new Hall Elementary School on the existing site at a total cost of $29.7 million. All but $1.4 million of the bonded amount would be reimbursed by the state.  more
This is the image for the news article titled OAES Teacher Among Those Sworn in as New U.S. Citizens
OAES Teacher Among Those Sworn in as New U.S. Citizens
Posted on 03/11/2016
An Ocean Avenue Elementary School teacher was among 57 new U.S. citizens sworn in at the East End Community School March 11, when the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) held a naturalization ceremony at the school.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Get Ready to Rock – Around the World – on March 18!
Get Ready to Rock – Around the World – on March 18!
Posted on 03/10/2016
The community is invited to Rock Around-the-World on March 18 – a night of live music, international dance, delicious multicultural food, a raffle and entertainment! All proceeds from this unique FUNdraiser, put on annually by the Portland Public Schools’ Multilingual & Multicultural Center, will go to support the education of PPS language learner students.  more
This is the image for the news article titled PPS Teacher among Those Becoming New U.S. Citizens
PPS Teacher among Those Becoming New U.S. Citizens
Posted on 03/10/2016
A Portland Public Schools’ teacher will be among 57 new U.S. citizens sworn in at the East End Community School on Friday, March 11  more
This is the image for the news article titled Tour of Lincoln Middle School to Precede School Board Meeting
Tour of Lincoln Middle School to Precede School Board Meeting
Posted on 03/10/2016
A public tour of Lincoln Middle School will take place on Tuesday, March 15, prior to the Portland Board of Public Education meeting being held at the school that evening.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Lincoln Students Embrace Statewide School Breakfast Challenge
Lincoln Students Embrace Statewide School Breakfast Challenge
Posted on 03/08/2016
Lincoln Middle School marked National School Breakfast Week on March 8 with some healthy breakfast pizzas and the acceptance of a $1,200 check from the Maine Dairy & Nutrition Council to promote student wellness.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Superintendent’s FY17 Budget Proposal Keeps District on Course
Superintendent’s FY17 Budget Proposal Keeps District on Course
Posted on 03/08/2016
Portland Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker has proposed a budget for fiscal year 2017 that keeps the Portland Public Schools on a positive course while making strategic reductions to address a $2.7 million reduction in state aid to the district. The budget proposal puts student learning first, invests in staff and respects the support of city residents.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Harlem Globettrotters Player to Visit Hall To Speak Against Bullying
Harlem Globettrotters Player to Visit Hall To Speak Against Bullying
Posted on 03/07/2016
A Harlem Globetrotters player will visit Hall Elementary School on Tuesday, March 8, to talk about “The ABCs of Bullying Prevention” and teach students some basketball moves.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Deering Partners with Million Meals Maine To Help Hungry Children
Deering Partners with Million Meals Maine To Help Hungry Children
Posted on 03/03/2016
Deering High School is partnering with a charity that sends food to hungry children in Third World countries – and is inviting the community to help.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Students Honored by School Board for Writing Achievements
Students Honored by School Board for Writing Achievements
Posted on 03/02/2016
The Portland Board of Public Education and Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker recently recognized six Portland Public Schools’ students who achieved recognition for their work in the national 2016 Scholastic Writing Awards for the Maine Region.  more
This is the image for the news article titled Reiche Third-Graders Win Grant for Project to Help Preschoolers
Reiche Third-Graders Win Grant for Project to Help Preschoolers
Posted on 03/02/2016
Reiche Community School third-graders recently were awarded a $495 Painting for a Purpose Grant to support their service learning project called “Preschool Buddies.”  more
This is the image for the news article titled Portland’s Schools To Participate in Read Across America
Portland’s Schools To Participate in Read Across America
Posted on 03/01/2016
The Portland Public Schools on Wednesday, March 2, will again participate in Read Across America, the National Education Association’s annual celebration of reading that honors the March 2nd birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr. Seuss.   more
This is the image for the news article titled Casco Bay High School 2016 Math Cup = Math Competition + Fun
Casco Bay High School 2016 Math Cup = Math Competition + Fun
Posted on 01/29/2016
Math geeks, mathletes who want to relive former glory, or simply those who want to have fun and support a good cause are invited to put together a team to participate in the Casco Bay High School 2016 Math Cup.   more
This is the image for the news article titled School Board Recognizes Painting for a Purpose Grant Winners
School Board Recognizes Painting for a Purpose Grant Winners
The Portland Board of Public Education and Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker recently honored students from Deering High School and King Middle School for winning $500 Painting for a Purpose grants. The students won the grants for coming up with creative ways to improve the quality of life for their schools.  more
This is the image for the news article titled East End School, Nonprofit Partner in Innovative Music Initiative
East End School, Nonprofit Partner in Innovative Music Initiative
A new partnership between the East End Community School and the nonprofit 317 Main Community Music Center is designed to expose students to playing stringed instruments, such as the fiddle and violin. It’s all part of East End’s innovative Rise and Shine program.  more