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Kidsville’s preschool class has been learning about science experiments and the letter D. Elliot brought his Dad, Mr. Erik Wade, for show and tell. Since Elliot’s Dad is a science teacher he did 3 experiments with the class. Each child received a science award.

Pictured in the front row from left to right: Mikey Smith, Charlie Kinney, Kamryn Ricker and Kaylee Paradis. Back row from left to right: Erik Wade, Elliot Wade and Drew Savage.

The following local students have received Dean’s List Honors for the Fall 2016 at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Named to the Honors List was Brianna Jade Losee of Pittsfield. Named to the highest honors list was Jaina Dorothy Boyd of Dexter and Sara Katherine Packard of Saint Albans. Students who have completed in a semester a minimum load of 12 graded semester hours of degree credit and who have earned a grade point average of 3.300 or better are eligible in that semester for the Dean’s List. The Dean’s List is distinguished by three categories: Honors List recognizes achievement of a semester average between 3.300 and 3.599; High Honors List recognizes achievement of a semester average between 3.600 and 3.799; Highest Honors List recognizes achievement of a semester average above 3.800 or above. The following local students have received Dean’s List for Fall 2016 at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.
The University of Maine, Orono has announced the Dean’s List for the 2016 fall semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List students must complete 12 or more credit hours in the semester and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. The following are local students have obtained Dean’s List honors. Carmel: Marie Gardner, Deborah Heyden, Sarah Treadwell, Timothy Verrill and Emery West; Corinna: Hillary Manson and Anna Smestad; Corinth: Katrina Bradford, Matthew Brewer, Emily Chalkley, Bram Dennis, Kaj Overturf, Heather Speed, Jared Vafiades and Kara Voisine; Dexter: Dylan Hanscom, Sarah Hoak, Kirstie Mower and Shelby Nickerson; Dixmont: Angela Silke and Bruce Wilson; Etna: Katelyn Manzo; Exeter: Brody Campbell, Matthew Crane, Holly Libby and Cara Morgan; Levant: Laura Kamorski; Newport: John Butler, Fenton Cummings, Brody Haverly-Johndro, Jordin Jakins and Allison Warren; Plymouth: Maria Carey and Lindsay Nutter; Ripley: Dexter Canning; Stetson: Carly Buswell; Dover-Foxcroft: Racquel Bozzelli, Amber Chadrawi, Daniel Decker, Hannah Fairbrother, Charles Hildebrant, Frederick Maddocks, Cooper Nelson, Judson Smith, Rosa Tiemann and Sebastian Zepeda; Greenville: Laura Folsom, Courtney Mann and Erick Trujillo; Parkman: Rebecca Blodgett; Athens: Lanie Howes and Jacob Johnson; Detroit: Brianna Ballard and Olivia Shaw; Harmony: Jacob Sinclair, Jacob Stutzman and Arend Thibodeau; Hartland: Patrick Burr, Kestrel D’Antilio, Lydia Elwell and Makenzie Wheeler; Palmyra: Connor Kreider and Ryan LaGross; Pittsfield: Gavrielle Enriquez, Emma McWilliams, Cassandra Miller, Braden Monteyro, Anna Olsen, Brittany Seekins and Jamie Wone; St. Albans: Everett Coulter and Chad Martin; Burnham: Eliana Bergdoll; Troy: Christopher Calcia and Elise Quimby; Unity: Donna Chason.
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Kindergarten Registration for MSAD #4 that serves Abbot, Cambridge, Guilford, Parkman, Sangerville, and Wellington will be held on Thursday, March 16th starting at 8 AM. Registration will be held at the Piscataquis Community Elementary School in Guilford for all children who will be five on or before Sunday, October 15th, 2017. All registrations are by appointment only. Your child’s state birth certificate, custody papers, proof of residence and immunization records are required at the time of registration. Contact 876-4301 for an appointment by Friday, March 10th.