Education

  • Student notes

    The following local students have been named to the dean’s list at Bates College in Lewiston for the fall semester that ended in December 2018: Allison Cormier of Deer Isle. Cormier is a senior majoring in classical and medieval studies and minoring in geology. Adam Poulin of Ellsworth. Poulin is a senior majoring in psychology

  • Student notes

    The following local students were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at the University of Maine in Orono: Casco Haley, Amherst; Molly Brown, Jen Clemens, Matthew Cox, Simon Davis, Sara Todd, Bar Harbor; Abigail Muscat, Bass Harbor; Christina Closson, Bernard; Sam Elliott, Jenna Malvin, Kara Morrison, Maya Naisbitt, Erin Niehoff, Emma

  • DI-S residents vote to keep high school

    DI-S residents vote to keep high school

    DEER ISLE — The people have voted — at least 971 of them — to keep educating high school students on the island and in the existing building. “It’s pretty overwhelming support for the school and the community,” said Community School District 13 School Board Chairman Jane Osborne. “It was quite a turnout.” Higher than

  • GSA seniors to join medical mission

    GSA seniors to join medical mission

    By Mark Messer BLUE HILL — Hattie Slayton and Oshi Ragot, two seniors at George Stevens Academy, will take their love of the Spanish language and interest in the medical field with them on the next Hancock County Medical Mission. Both have been awarded scholarships for a mission to the Dominican Republic Feb. 9-23. Nearly

  • Audubon offering scholarships

    ELLSWORTH — Downeast Audubon will again be offering fully paid scholarships to several nature camps this summer. The scholarships include: Acadia Institute of Oceanography camps for kids ages 10 to 12 (introductory), 12-15 (intermediate) and 15-19 (advanced). National Audubon Society’s Hog Island “Mountains to Sea Birding for Teens,” for ages 14 to 17. National Audubon

  • Student notes

    Husson University in Bangor recently announced its honors list for the 2018 fall semester. Students who make the Honors List must carry at least 12 graded credit hours during the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.4 to 3.59 during the period. The following local students were named to the list: Aaron Joseph

  • Student notes

    Husson University in Bangor has released its dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. Students who make the dean’s list must carry at least 12 graded credit hours during the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.60 to 3.79 during the period. The following local students were named to the list: Sara A.

  • Sumner High School plans take shape

    Sumner High School plans take shape

    SULLIVAN — Designs for the new Sumner Memorial High School building are taking shape. Last month, the Maine State Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the site plan for a new building. The site plan, related to the new school’s location, required approval because a section of the land being used had been purchased