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Monday, December 4, 2023

White Advisory Day Schedule

Mac & Cheese Bar

Hawaiian Pizza



Key Club will be selling Hot Cocoa Grams for families affected by the Lewiston shooting starting tomorrow at lunch. They will be sold during lunches through December 5th and will be delivered during advisory. coco

GIRL - UP will be having bake sales on Monday mornings for the month of December in the gym lobby. g

Auditions for the annual All School Talent Show will take place on Thursday December 7 after school in the music room. If you are interested you can scan the QR code on the posters throughout the building to sign up for an audition time.  talent

Bee Club will be selling our very own honey, jewelry and shirts at lunches on Thursday and Friday. We will also have locally made honey soap for sale! Get some of your holiday shopping done early! Cash & Check only, thank you! h

 Student Services  

Sgt. Steven Thomas with the MeANG will in front of the cafeteria during the lunches on Tuesday, December 12th. Please feel free to stop and ask him any questions that you might have.

Ssgt. Huff w/the U.S. Army will be in front of the cafeteria during the lunches on Wednesday, December 13th; feel free to stop by and ask him any questions that you might have.           

Bowdoin College

Don't know where to start? A Bowdoin Basics event is a great place to begin! Bowdoin Basics for Students and Families; Get to know Bowdoin in a virtual information session hosted by an admissions officer - sign up for a Bowdoin Basics session on: Dec. 11 by going to https://admissions.bowdoin.edu/register

American Legion, Department of Maine HS Oratorical Scholarship

The American Legion, Department of Maine HS Oratorical Scholarship Program is once again underway - high school students grades 9-12 are invited to compete in the 2024 contest. The usual procedure is for contestants to compete in a local Legion Post contest, progress to a District contest, and that winner of each District advances to the State Finals. The Department winner will represent Maine in the National Contest at Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI, May 17-19, 2024, with the National organization funding round-trip tickets and lodging for both the contestant and a chaperone over 21 years of age. State Level Prizes Awarded: Students who compete in the contests have the opportunity of receiving money awards toward their future school endeavors. All Local Legion Post awards will be determined by the individual Posts, and the district awards by the various districts. On the state level, the first place winner will receive $1,500, second place $500, third place $300, and fourth place $125. National Level Prizes Awarded: At the National level, each department (state) winner who is certified into and participates in the National Oratorical Content’s 1st round receives $2,000 and those who advance through the 1st round get an additional $2,000. The overall national contest winner is awarded a $25,000 scholarship. Second place takes home $22,500, and third receives $20,000. Please check out the State and Local Oratorical Contests by visiting National's website at www.legion.org/oratorical You are also welcome to visit www.mainelegion.org, your local American Legion Post, or by contacting the American Legion, Department of Maine Headquarters at 207-873-3229 or by emailing [email protected] For additional questions and information pertaining to the Oratorical Contest in Maine, please contact Oratorical Chairperson Maureen Malley at [email protected]
UMaine Pulp & Paper Foundation

Every year, the UMaine Pulp & Paper Foundation has the privilege of awarding more than 130 scholarships to deserving students. This year’s application deadline for high school seniors is Dec. 31st! The booming pulp and paper industry offers unprecedented opportunities for bright, motivated students who want to study engineering and help develop innovative, impactful solutions in their field. The pulp and paper industry needs energetic, bright people to help solve challenging business and technical problems and to provide innovative ideas for future success. With the evolution of technology and the demand in eco-conscious products, processes and packaging, pulp and paper companies have a surplus of jobs and opportunities for technically trained engineers. You could be one of them! The University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation provides full or partial tuition scholarships to aspiring chemical, civil, computer, electrical and mechanical engineering students at the University of Maine who are interested in pursuing careers in the booming paper industry. Does any or all of the following sound like you? In the top 15% of your high school class Have combined SAT score of > 1100 (SATs optional) Receive academic honors Participate in extracurricular activities Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills Any interested students are encouraged to apply by going to https://umaineppf.org/first-year-student-scholarship-application/


Champlain College

Registration is now open for the Pre-College Summer Programs at Champlain College - this is the perfect opportunity for interested students to get a taste of college life and explore your passions. Whether you're an artist at heart or a STEM enthusiast, they have a program tailored just for you. Art & Design Portfolio Course: Students will unleash their creativity and refine their artistic skills as they build an impressive portfolio that will set them on a path to success in the world of art and design. Animation Academy: Students will dive into the captivating world of animation and develop the skills needed to bring their imaginative creations to life. Audio Engineering, Sound Design & Music Academy: Students will explore the magic of sound design and music production, learning from industry professionals while honing their skills in our state-of-the-art facilities. Champlain Game Academy: For the game developers of the future, this program will immerse students' in the world of game design, development, and industry insights. Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics Academy: Students will uncover the exciting world of cybersecurity and digital forensics, learning to protect and investigate in an increasingly connected world. Digital Media Production: Students' will learn the art of storytelling through digital media, from videography to editing, and get hands-on experience in producing their own content. Each program is carefully curated to provide students with an immersive and enriching experience, combining classroom instruction with practical, hands-on learning, all while being mentored by their esteemed faculty and industry experts. Registration is now open! Learn more and register by going to - https://summer.champlain.edu They look forward to welcoming students to Champlain College's Pre-College Summer Programs in 2024, where interested students will explore their passions, uncover their potential, and make lasting memories. Space is limited; interested students are encouraged to apply early.