Nokomis Regional High will hold the second annual Fine Arts Night on Tuesday, March 3rd from 6 to 8 PM. The event will feature music, drama, art and more. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Karen McGrady at 368-4354 extension 136.

Nokomis Show Chorus students prepare for their performance at the annual Fine Arts Night.
Jacob Surprenant of Greenville has made the Dean’s List at Washington County Community College for the fall 2014 semester. Student’s earning a semester grade point average of 4.0 are considered high honor students and are awarded a place on the President’s List. Students earning a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above are considered honor students and are eligible for Dean’s List.
To be eligible for either honor, students must be enrolled in 12 credit hours and have no course grade below a C. Washington County Community College is located in Calais.
The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will be hosting free workshops entitled Essentials of College Planning for adults nineteen and over at Nokomis Regional High at 266 Williams Road in Newport on Tuesday, March 10th at 4:30 PM. The workshop will also be held at Penquis Higher Education Center at 50 Mayo Street in Dover-Foxcroft on Thursday, March 12th and Thursday, March 26th at 1:30 PM.
The interactive workshop outlines the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career planning, and study skills. Each workshop will last approximately two to three hours.
Pre-registration is required. To register or for more information, call 1-800-281-3703 or visit
RSU #19
RSU 19 Adult Education is offering the following quality of life classes: Walking Into Wellness will be held Mondays and Thursdays beginning on Monday, February 23rd through Thursday, April 16th from 5 to 6 PM; Ruthless will be available on Mondays and Thursdays beginning on Monday, February 23rd through Thursday, April 16th from 6:05 to 7:20 PM; Notary Public will be held on Tuesday, February 24th and Wednesday, February 25th from 6 to 8 PM; Beekeeping for Beginners will be held on Tuesdays beginning Tuesday, February 24th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM; Zumba will begin on Wednesday, February 25th through Wednesday, April 15th from 4 to 5 PM; Floral, Just for Fun! will be held on Thursday, February 26th from 6 to 8 PM; Sewing for Beginners to Intermediate will be held Wednesday, February 25th through Wednesday, April 1st from 6 to 9 PM; Town Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 25th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM; Living and Cooking Gluten and Allergy Free on Thursdays beginning on Thursday, February 26th from 6 to 8 PM; Weekend Warrior will be held Saturdays beginning Saturday, February 28th through Saturday, April 18th from 7 to 8:15 AM; and Introduction to Fly Fishing will be held on Saturday, February 28th from 9 AM to 4 PM at the University of Maine, Orono.
RSU 19 Adult education will take a trip to the Boston Flower and Garden Show at the Seaport World Trade Center on Saturday, March 14th. The bus will depart the Palmyra Walmart at 6:30 AM and will arrive in Boston around 11 AM. The group will depart from Boston at 5 PM and return to Palmyra around 9:30 PM. To register, call RSU 19 Adult Education at 368-3290 or online at
A trip to JFK Library and Museum will be taken on Wednesday, April 29th. To register, call Cyr Northstar Tours at 1-800-244-2335 and tell them you saw it in their brochure.
MSAD #53
MSAD 53 is offering numerous Adult Education classes and workshops in the upcoming months. Learn to make Paper Beads and Jewelry every Thursday evening beginning Thursday, February 26th through Thursday, March 26th from 6 to 7:30 PM; Cooking Matters, geared toward SNAP recipients, will be held on Tuesdays at no cost to you, classes begin on Tuesday, February 24th through Tuesday, March 31st; Budget Basics is a free course to be held on Tuesday, February 24th from 6 to 7:30 PM; Collage-Making from Reproposed Materials will be held Wednesdays beginning on Wednesday, February 25th through Wednesday, April 15th from 6 to 9 PM; Swing Dancing for Couples will be held on Wednesdays beginning Wednesday, February 25th through Wednesday, April 1st from 6 to 7 PM; Line Dancing will be available on Wednesday, February 25th through Wednesday, April 1st from 7 to 8 PM; Prescription Drug Safety is a free course offered on Thursday, February 26th from 5 to 6 PM; FAFSA?Completion will be offered on Thursday, February 26th from 6 to 8 PM free of charge; Pickleball will be held on Thursdays from 6 to 7 PM beginning on Thursday, February 26th through Thursday, April 16th; Staying Healthy in the 21st Century will be held on Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 PM beginning Thursday, February 26th through 7:30 PM; Spanish Conversation will be available Mondays, beginning Monday, March 2nd through Monday, March 30th from 5 to 6 PM; Brush the Stress Away on Mondays beginning Monday, March 2nd through Monday, March 23rd from 5:30 to 7:30 PM; Financial Aid will be offered free of charge on Thursday, March 5th from 6 to 8 PM.
For a complete listing of classes and descriptions, or to register online, please visit To register by phone, please call 487-5107.
MSAD #46 Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-2016 school year will be held at Ridge View Community School in Dexter on Wednesday, March 11th from 3:30 to 6:30 PM. If you are not able to make this date, please call for an appointment at 924-6000. Children do not need to attend registration.
A Legal copy of birth certificate, immunization record of child, proof of residency and custody papers are needed for registration. The parent registering must have primary residency of the child.
For Pre-Kindergarten, the child must be four years of age on or before October 15th, 2015 and a child must be five years of age on or before October 15th, 2015 to register for kindergarten.
Kindergarten registration is being held on Thursday, March 12th from 8 AM to 12 PM at the Piscataquis Community Elementary School in Guilford for all children who will be five on or before October 15th, 2015.
All registrations are by appointment only. Your child’s state birth certificate, custody papers, and immunization record are required at the time of registration. Please call 876-4301 for an appointment by Friday, March 6th.
The following students at Maine Central Institute have made the honor roll for the second quarter during the 2014-2015 school year.
TWELFTH GRADE HIGHEST HONORS: Felicity Audet, Abigail Bergdoll, Eliana Bergdoll, Desai Chu, Ryan Engelhardt, Jamin Gerry, Lanie Howes, Cassandra Miller, Minh Nguyen Nhat Tran.
TWELFTH GRADE HIGH HONORS: David Andrejsin, Wesley Burton, Mona Bussell, Giorgia Casali, Hjalte Christiansen, Ethan Duplisea, Slade Emery, Isabella Enriquez, Kate-Lynn George, Mitchell Hallee, Thong Minh Mike Ho, Katie Hughes, Chenhao Ju, Kiersten Klein, Errol Kurtz, Alexis LaMarre, Rachel Lanzikos, Jessica Leibowitz, Chau Hoang Quynh Annie Nguyen, Son Dang Nguyen, Vuong Bill Nguyen, Hoa Le Thai Harry Pham, Quan Peter Qi, Lien My Sana Tran, Natashia Turner, Thao Thi Phuong Sam Vu.
ELEVENTH GRADE HIGHEST HONORS: Leah Carron, Minh Mai Thu Quinn Dang, Abigail DeSchiffart, Amanda Hays, Braden Monteyro, Sudarsna Mukund, Hailey Stewart, Shamira Tanguay, Gregory Vigue, Diyun Wang, Jialiang Michae Zhang.
ELEVENTH GRADE HIGH HONORS: Harmony Austin, Brianna Ballard, Courtney Barker, Tierra Bianchi, Julia Bluhm, Alexis Caldwell, MacKenzie Carbonneau, Mikayla Carr, Dennis Corson, Tyler DeViller, Dillon Fitts, Sophia Flynn, Mia Fox, Vu Yen Linh Ho, Hannah Holtsclaw, Jiachun Maya Li, Jiaqi Chris Liu, Junhao Tommy Liu, Xinxiao Frank Liu, Yitong Anna Liu, Evgeniia Marina, Brandon McKenna, Curtis McLeod, Anna Meomutli, Ellis Reuter, Logan Rollins, Sarah Schissler, Yuhao Jason Ying, Yiming Ulyssess Zhang, Jiahui Zoey Zuo.
TENTH GRADE HIGHEST HONORS: Abigail Bernier, Marshall Lawler, Carter Pearl, Brayden Rollins, Hunter Wintle.
TENTH GRADE HIGH HONORS: Jacob Baker, Hayden Boreham, Jinfeng Ding, Lindsey Eldredge, Georgy Gvilava, Seth Mason, Summer Moody, Clark Morrison, Aidan Peacock, Carter Richmond, Emily Richmond, Jessica Smith, Brandon Stevens, Breanna True.
NINTH GRADE HIGHEST HONORS: Allison Hughes, PJ Plummer, Elspeth Taylor, Devon Varney, Jillian Wacker.
NINTH GRADE HIGH HONORS: Jacob Ackroyd, Eva Bickford, Jalen Chen, Meghan Cookson, Samantha Dunton, Olivia Durkee, Qi Priest Feng, Madison Fitts, Clair Gerry, Claire Green, Margot Hopkins, Benjamin Kennedy, Caleb Lary, Paige Lord, April McAlpine, Connor Miholovich, Stephen Mims, Sydney Morton, Mohammad Saleh Niayesh, Aiden Nolan, Maxine Piatt, Michaela Piatt, Aaron Schanck, Abigail Stevens, Nikki Stewart, Sarah Trimarchi, Caroline Vigue, Sarah Welch, Addi Williams, Hongyi Billy Wu.
The following students at Piscataquis Community Secondary School have made the honor roll for the second quarter during the 2014-2015 school year.
TWELFTH GRADE HIGH HONORS: Sheridan Clements, Machaela Kropoff, Allison Morin, Chlesea Nichols, Paige Northup, Antonella Oms, Jasmine White, Haylee Williams.
TWELFTH GRADE HONORS: Bethanie Beckman, Matthew Bouchard, Charlotte Clukey, Ashley Cross , Brataleya Curtis, Mikayla Dow, Zachary Fortier, Anthony Gray, Caitlin Hession, Jeffrey Hoak, Whitney Kain, Josie Knowles, Elizabeth Leathers, Dakota Moody, Carolyn Mumley, Mitchel Noyes, Sarahis Peralta, Mariah Pettit, Mariah Priest, Amber Richards, Grace Riitano, Alex Speed, Lindsay Stone, Brandon Woodard, Katherine Woodward.
ELEVENTH GRADE HONORS: Haley Bergeron, Megan Bergeron, Ethan Cooley, Michael Gustin, Cahrey Harris, Timothy Johnston, McKenzie Landry, Jordynne Littlefield, Steve Marden, Alexa Merrill, Christal Merrill, Haylee Patterson, Taylore Perkins, Miranda Pomerleau, Tiffany Porter, Devin Ronco, Tristan Sanborn, Shania Tripp, Logan Woodard.
TENTH GRADE HIGH HONORS: Danika Hill, Morgan Hutchins.
TENTH GRADE HONORS: Miriah Chapman, Tyler Goulette, Tia Rice, Brian Scott, Taylor Sinclair, Jarrod White, Bailey Woodard.
NINTH GRADE HIGH HONORS: Lena Downes, Cassandra Drinkwater, Lexi Harris, Bailey Lemieux, Alexandra Huff, Cali Turner.
NINTH GRADE HONORS: Adam Bagley, Bryce Gilbert, Matthew Griffith, Mikayla McKenzie, Alyssa Pearl-Ross, Terri Perigo. Abri Roberts, Maia Shahin, Erin Speed, Amaya White.
EIGHTH GRADE HIGH HONORS: Rachel Beckwith, Chloe Hamele, Alivia Hunt, Brooke Kujawski, Ericka Merrill, Jennifer Simon, Joseph Tinkham.
EIGHTH GRADE HONORS: Hope Adkins, Owen Bennett, Ethan Chadwick, Collin Harrington, AnnaLee Knowles, Chancelor Knowlton, Rosa Labbe, Tiffany Leathers, Ethan Moulton, Tyler McLaughlin, Zachary Page, Ryan Paradis, Eve Patterson, Alison Quimby, Caleb Rolfe, Jacob Sears, Eben Todd, Kailee Ward, Nicholas White, Logan Wood.
SEVENTH GRADE HIGH HONORS: Madelynn Crosby, Macee Pearl, Jemyni True.
sEVENTH GRADE HONORS: David Armstrong, Melissa Burdin, Sidney Gebo, Ariona Gerry, Caroline Goggin, Wayne Haley, Emily Hinrichs, Jorja Hunt, Sean Kimball, Taylor Marson, Quentin Polley, Zachary Priest, Preston Ricker, Olivia Riitano, Ashley Valcourt, Nichole Valcourt, Taylor Willey, Mya Young.