SCHOOL NEWS
NEWPORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
The Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) team at Newport Elementary School organized a school-wide food drive that ended in February, along with their celebration of the 100th day of school. Each grade level team, pre-kindergarten to fourth, worked toward a goal of collecting 100 non-perishable items. The school collected over 500 items that were then donated to the Newport Community Food Bank.
TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL CENTER
The Tri-County Technical Center in Dexter held their In-House Competitions on Wednesday, March 11th. Winners in each category are:
Advertising Design - First place: Mindy Fenn of Foxcroft Academy; Second place: David Mason of Foxcroft Academy; Third place: Esther Maynard (Home School).
Automotive Service Technology - First place: Kevin Littlefield of Nokomis Regional High; Second place: Bryce Sweet of Dexter Regional High School; Third place: Dylan Huff of Foxcroft Academy.
Carpentry - First place: Benjamin Tarnoczy of Penquis Valley High School; Second place: Tyler Cook of Dexter Regional High School; Third place: Sydny Robichaud of Dexter Regional High School.
Commercial Baking - First place: Sarah Vigue of Dexter Regional High School; Second place: Bethany Watts of Penquis Valley High School; Third place: Melissa Mackie of Piscataquis Community Secondary School.
Commercial Truck Driving - First place: Cole Edes of Piscataquis Community Secondary School; Second place: Ty Cobb of Foxcroft Academy; Third place: Christopher Rice of Dexter Regional High School; Third place: Brian Sletterink of Foxcroft Academy.
Criminal Justice - First place: Ally Downey of Foxcroft Academy; Second place: Tijana Flick of Piscataquis Community Secondary School; Third place: Dillon Austin of Dexter Regional High School.
Culinary Arts - First place: Lyman Curtis of Nokomis Regional High; Second place: Brianna Mason of Nokomis Regional High, Third place: RyAnne Young of Penquis Valley High School.
Precision Machining - First place: Benjamin Richardson of Nokomis Regional High; Second place: Dakota Waters of Dexter Regional High School; Third place: Parker Tibbetts of Dexter Regional High School.
COLLEGE NEWS
EMORY UNIVERSITY
Kelsey Hayes of Pittsfield was named to the Merit List of Oxford College, the two-year liberal arts division of Emory University located in Oxford, Georgia,
Students must earn a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the previous semester to be named to the Merit List.
KENNEBEC VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Kennebec Valley Community College has announced the Fall 2014 Dean’s List. The following students have earned a place on the Dean’s List by achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying 9 credit hours or more for the semester:
Olivia J. Hamm of Burnham; Melissa K. Mitchell, and Shelby M. Royce of Canaan; Elizabeth L. Farley, Joshua M. Johnston, and Peggy Withee of Clinton; Jesse M. Hicks, Kalani N. Thorpe, and Vito A. Venturelli of Corinna; Jonathan E. King of Corinth; Ashley M. Flood, and Cameron S. Michaud of Detroit; Amber D. Chisholm of Dexter; Craig A. Ashford, Abigail R. Grant, Heather D. Willey of Dover-Foxcroft; Mei Wa Li of Hartland; Melanie K. Coldwell, and Jason D. Metivier of Newport; Alexandra Ackroyd, Hattie E. Bickford, Kayla M. Braley, Benjamin Clukey, Amanda N. Collamore, and Gina M. Lemire of Pittsfield; Darcey R. Fraser, and Rebecca A. Hinsch of Plymouth; Matthew S. Fowle of St. Albans; Jeannie L. Emmert, Bryan R. Jungels, Chris A. Phillippe, Stephanie A. Wooley of Troy; and Carrie A. Corbeau, Joshua M. Ellis, Trevor A. Russell, and Jarod J. Wescott of Unity.
ADULT EDUCATION CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
RSU 19
RSU 19 offers numerous Adult Education classes and workshops. Card Making – Birthday and Mother’s Day will be offered on Monday, April 6th from 5 to 7 PM, the cost of class includes materials; Floral - Wrist Corsage will be offered on Thursday, March 26th from 6 to 8 PM, the cost is $15, with a $20 material fee to be paid directly to instructor; Floral - Easter Centerpiece be offered on Thursday, April 2nd at 6 to 8 PM, the cost is $15, with a $20 material fee to be paid directly to instructor; Gardening Classes will be offered on Thursdays from Thursday, March 26th to Thursday, April 30th from 6 to 8 PM, the cost is $15 for individual workshops; Guitar, Beginning to Intermediate will be offered on Thursdays through Thursday, May 5th from 6 to 8 PM, the cost is $64; Understanding Memory Loss will be offered on Tuesday, March 24th from 6 to 7:30 PM, the cost is $5; Sewing, Beginning to Intermediate will be offered on Wednesdays from Wednesday, April 1st through Wednesday, May 13th from 6 to 9 PM, the cost is $59; Rug Hooking for Beginners will be offered on Tuesdays from Tuesday, April 7th through Tuesday, May 5th from 6 to 8 PM, the cost before March 31st is $44, the cost after March 31 is $49; Six Feet Under, Funeral Choices will be offered on Wednesday, April 8th from 6 to 8 PM, the cost before April 1st is $5, the cost after April 1st is $10; Hoop Fitness and More will be offered on Wednesdays from Wednesday, April 1st through Wednesday, April 29th from 6 to 7 PM, the cost is $39; Weekend Warrior will be offered on Saturdays through Saturday, April 18th from 7 to 8:15 PM, the cost is $5 per class; Walking Into Wellness will be offered on Mondays and Thursdays through Thursday, April 16th from 5 to 6 PM, the cost is $5 per class; Ruthless will be offered on Mondays and Thursdays through Thursday, April 16th from 6:05 to 7:20 PM, the cost is $5 per class; Zumba will be offered on Wednesdays through Wednesday, April 15th from 4 to 5 PM, the cost is $7 per class; a bus trip to JFK Library & Museum will be offered on Wednesday, April 29th, the cost is $108, to register, call Cyr Northstar Tours at 1-800-244-2335; Microsoft PowerPoint will be offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from Monday, March 23rd through Monday, March 30th from 6 to 8 PM, the cost is $49 or a senior discount price of $24; Digital Pictures will be offered on Monday, April 6th and Wednesday, April 8th from 6 to 8 PM, the cost before March 30th is $22, the cost after March 30th is $27.
For a complete listing of classes and descriptions, or to register online, please visit http://msad.maineadulted.org. To register by phone, please call 487-5107.