Education

  • EHS gets an “A” from accreditation committee

    EHS gets an “A” from accreditation committee

    The 14 commendations cover everything from core values and beliefs about student learning to the range of co-curricular activities, the trusting relationship between students and staff and specific programs such as EHS’s learning academies for visual and performing arts and, more recently, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and humanities.

  • Student notes

    Student notes

    Maine Seacoast Mission has selected six students from Washington and Hancock counties to join the Davis Maine Scholarship program. The group includes Marissa Colby of Franklin (Sumner Memorial High School), Joseph Dougherty of Jonesport (Jonesport-Beals High School), Laney Oliver of Addison (Narraguagus High School), Austin Rusecky of Addison (Narraguagus High School), Antonio Vizcarrondo of Eastport

  • Mission’s Sunbeam Gala honors educators

    Mission’s Sunbeam Gala honors educators

    BAR HARBOR —The Maine Seacoast Mission’s 2022 Sunbeam Award Gala was held on Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Bar Harbor Club. This year’s Sunbeam Award recipients are Les Coleman and nine Downeast education partners, all of whom were recognized for their work with the Mission’s education programming. The recipients include Beals Elementary, Cherryfield Elementary, D.W.

  • Student Notes

    Student Notes

    Teddy Dickson-Smith, a sophomore at Sumner Memorial High School in Sullivan, has earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. These National Recognition Programs grant underrepresented students with academic honors that can be included on college and scholarship applications and connect students with universities across the country, helping them meaningfully connect to colleges

  • September is Safe Homes Awareness Month

    AUGUSTA – A new law that took effect on Aug. 8 will help Mainers safely secure their prescription drugs and firearms, and other dangerous weapons. The law, which was passed unanimously, establishes the Safe Homes Program. It will educate Mainers on the importance of safe prescription drug and weapons storage. It will also make storage