Education

  • GSA announces honor parts recipients

    GSA announces honor parts recipients

    BLUE HILL — George Stevens Academy will hold commencement exercises for the Class of 2018 on Sunday, June 10, at 1 p.m. on the school lawn. The valedictorian is Eliza Grace Broughton, the daughter of Matt Broughton of Blue Hill and Jen and Sam Winter of Ellsworth. Broughton participated in cross-country, outdoor track and indoor

  • Sumner announces Class of 2018 honor parts

    Sumner announces Class of 2018 honor parts

    SULLIVAN — Principal Ty Thurlow has announced the members of the Class of 2018 who have earned academic distinction as they graduate from Sumner Memorial High School. They are members of the first Sumner Memorial High School class graduating with a proficiency-based diploma. Sumner Memorial High School has adopted the Latin Honor system to recognize

  • Student notes

    Amanda Boyd of Dedham and Erin White of Lamoine were named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, N.H. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours

  • Deer Isle-Stonington honor parts announced

    Deer Isle-Stonington honor parts announced

    DEER ISLE — The Deer Isle- Stonington High School Class of 2018 will hold commencement exercises on Sunday, June 10, at 1 p.m. in the school gym. Orly Marie Vaughn, the daughter of Amy and Andrew Vaughn of Little Deer Isle, is valedictorian. Vaughn plans to study sociology at Davidson College in North Carolina. Her

  • Bucksport High School honor parts announced

    Bucksport High School honor parts announced

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport High School Class of 2018 will hold commencement exercises on Friday, June 8, at 6 p.m. in the school gym. Danny Bunker, son of Timothy and Elizabeth Bunker, is valedictorian. He is graduating with a 103.7 grade point average. Bunker will attend the University of Maine at Orono to major in

  • WoodenBoat School to offer course to help teach math

    WoodenBoat School to offer course to help teach math

    BROOKLIN — Every summer, the WoodenBoat School offers a catalog full of classes aimed at teaching the skills required to build boats. This summer, instructor Joe Youcha will present a boatbuilding course aimed at teachers — but not primarily at boatbuilding. Instead, the course is “a training program for hands-on math instructors,” Youcha said. Youcha

  • Hancock County Teacher of the Year named

    Hancock County Teacher of the Year named

    HANCOCK — Warm applause Monday morning filled the Hancock Grammar School gym, where Sen. Brian Langley (R-Hancock County) presented the 2018 Hancock County Teacher of the Year Jennifer Farnham with a legislative sentiment recognizing officially her work and dedication spanning more than 20 years. The staff and students, numbering 224, Hancock and Lamoine School Superintendent