Education

  • City school enrollment is up

    City school enrollment is up

    ELLSWORTH — Enrollment in the Ellsworth School District is up by 79 students this year, according to reports made to the School Board on Sept. 11. Total enrollment for the district is at 1,374 students, compared to 1,295 in October last year, according to a report to the board from Superintendent Dan Higgins. “Ellsworth is

  • RSU 25 bus schedule 2018 – 2019

    BUS A (Prospect)– 6:45 a.m. – N. Searsport Road, George Road, Clark Road, Ward Road, Clark Road, N. Searsport Road, Hatch Road, Partridge Road, Route 1A North to Frankfort, Spout Hill Road.   BUS B (Prospect)– 6:45 a.m. – Hawes Bridge Road, Route 1A South from N. Searsport to Stockton Springs, Muskrat Road, Blanket Lane,

  • RSU 24 2018-19 bus schedule

    EASTBROOK/ WALTHAM STUDENTS/East Mariaville – CAVE  HILL SCHOOL    MORNING SCHEDULE:   Bus Route# PINK EW1 – Amy Folmer 6:30 – 6:35         Picks up Macomber Mill Rd. 6:35 – 6:50         Picks up Molasses Pond Rd. to Roaring Brook Rd. 6:50 – 6:55         Picks up Abbott Rd. 6:55 – 7:00         Picks up Eastbrook Rd. towards Franklin

  • Ellsworth School Department Bus Schedule 2018-19

    Morning bus runs Bus #1 Mike Cummings   Starts at Green Lake fish Hatchery at 6:42 am.  Picks up on Rt 180 to the Gary Moore Rd.  Loops around to Rt 180 and continues down to Bridge Twin Rd, Eagle Rd to HCTC.  Picks up at Fieldstone Way to the schools.   Bus #2  Nicky Pierson

  • Ellsworth schools tighten security

    Ellsworth schools tighten security

    ELLSWORTH — The last weeks of August are often a scramble to squeeze in one last beach day between gathering clothes and supplies. But for many, the excitement that accompanies the back-to-school shuffle has in recent years been tinged with anxiety for parents who can’t help but wonder: how safe are my kids at school?

  • Student notes

    Dr. Jennifer Mytar-Li of Surry recently completed the residency program in anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins Medical School in Baltimore. Jennifer is a graduate of Ellsworth High School, Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., and Touro Medical School in Vallejo, Calif. Jennifer and her husband, Dr. Rung-chi Li, along with their son, Henry,

  • Deer Isle-Stonington High School beautification day a team effort

    DEER ISLE — Over 50 community members, parents, current and former Deer Isle-Stonington High School students and staff spent Saturday, Aug. 11, revitalizing the high school building. Community School District 13 School Board Chairwoman Jane Osborne said the projects included painting the front of the school’s exterior and an inner courtyard. Volunteers reclaimed and replanted

  • Advocates blast proficiency-based standards rollback

    Advocates blast proficiency-based standards rollback

    ELLSWORTH — One recent summer morning, state Sen. Brian Langley (R-Hancock County) was on his way to pick up lobsters for the restaurant he co-owns with his wife on the Union River. But his mind wasn’t on crustaceans. “You reached me at a good time,” Langley said. “I’ve been really worked up about this.” The