Homemade Vegetable Soup Dinner at Frankfort Elementary School

     The fifth grade students, who are also the Civil Rights Team members, at Frankfort Elementary School, are hosting a community dinner on Monday, June 6, 2011.  Supper will consist of homemade vegetable soup, rolls, crackers, punch and assorted cookies for dessert.  Supper is being held at the Frankfort Elementary School gym, which is located at 112 Searsport Road, Frankfort, Maine, from 5-6:30PM.  The price of the dinner is $2.00 for children and $3.00 for adults.  Tickets can be purchased at the Frankfort Elementary School or the Stockton Springs Elementary School offices ahead of time or can be bought at the door.  All proceeds for the evening are being donated to the Bangor Humane Society.

     Additionally, the fifth grade students will be holding a used book sale during the evening, to help cover the costs of their overnight trip to Camp Tanglewood last month.

All State Musicians Have Many Talents

All State Musicians Have Many Talents

The correlation between participation in music and excelling academically is on display at the All State Music Festival on the Gorham campus of USM.  Poland

Regional High School students Ben Albee and Tyler Myers are prime examples.  Myers, singing bass in the All State Chorus, is the salutatorian of his graduating

class.  Albee, playing trombone in the All State Orchestra, is also an honor student and will be Master of Ceremonies at graduation.  There are many students at

the MMEA All State Music Festival who are the top students at their schools including Kaitlyn Kinsey, playing flute in the All State Band, who is Valedictorian of

her class at Fort Fairfield High School.  













Camp CaPella Spring Fix-Up/Clean-Up

Camp CaPella Spring Fix-Up/Clean-Up

By Brewer H.S. JMG Students

Monday, May 23, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Plus $600 Donation from JOY

DEDHAM, May 20 – Students from the JMG (Jobs for Maine’s Graduates) program at Brewer High School will be providing fix-up and clean-up efforts at Camp CaPella this Monday from 8:30 am. till 1:00 p.m. “The fix-up and clean-up tasks will also include some painting as well as putting in our docks and floats, and their contributions will really help us right now,” observes Dana Mosher, executive director at Camp CaPella.

All State Music Festival in Gorham

There will be music making on the Gorham Campus of University of Southern Maine (USM) this week.  Over 400 high school musicians from Maine will converge on

USM forthe Maine Music Educators Association's annual All State Music Festival.  Last November, students went through rigorous auditions to secure a spot in one of

the threehonors performance groups: Orchestra, Band, Chorus.  Competition is keen and being accepted one year does not guarantee acceptance the next year.

Students will rehearse May 19th & 20th on campus, then move to Windham High School for the concerts on May 21st.  Order of the concerts is as follows: 2:00 pm

Orchestra; 3:30 pm Band; 5:00 pm Chorus. Tickets may be purchased at the door.  Ticket prices are $8.00 each for ONE concert; $6.00 each for TWO concerts ($12.00

total); $5.00 each for all three concerts. ($15.00 total).

Students to present results of research on mercury in the Northeast

Students to present results of research on mercury in the Northeast

Bangor, ME - High school students from Old Town High School, John Bapst Memorial High School and Bangor High School have been conducting research on mercury in local watersheds and will be presenting their findings at a poster session at John Bapst High School on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. The students will be presenting their research for an audience of scientists, resource managers, parents, and the public.

Husson University Announces 112th Commencement Ceremonies

Paul R. LePage and Diana B. Beaudoin to Receive Honorary Degrees

On Saturday, May 14, 2011, the 112th Commencement of Husson University will be held beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Winkin Sports Complex on the Husson Bangor campus. The Honorable Paul R. LePage, Governor of the State of Maine, a 1971 graduate of Husson, will be the Commencement Speaker and will receive an Honorary Doctorate for Public Service. Dr. Diana Beaudoin, longtime member of the Husson Board of Trustees will receive an honorary Doctorate in Education.  On May 21, 2011, Husson will hold a second commencement at 11 a.m. at the Woodfords Corner Congregational Church in Portland.  State Representative and former Cumberland County Sheriff Marc Dion will be the commencement speaker.

At the two ceremonies the University will award a total of 685 degrees.

UMaine School of Performing Arts will hold open auditions for Sweeney Todd

UMaine School of Performing Arts will hold open auditions for Sweeney Todd

ORONO, Maine-- The University of Maine School of Performing Arts will hold open auditions for Stephen Sondheim's macabre musical masterpiece SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET.

SWEENEY completes the 2nd annual Summer Music Theatre Festival season presented at the university. Auditions will be held in Hauck Auditorium on the UMaine Campus in Orono Saturday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 22 at 1:00 p.m.  Please have a prepared song from the show, or of a similar style, ready for auditions.  No initial cold readings or choreography will be required. Sweeney Todd will be directed by Adam P.