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SCHOOL NEWS
CORINNA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
The 2017 Corinna Elementary School Title One Summer program was a huge success. Title One students participated in a four-week program designed to support and enrich learning in all areas of academics. The staff incorporated engaging, hands-on learning in literacy, math, P.E. and art, while teaching about insects, reptiles, sea life and environmental art. Students had the opportunity to participate in exciting community programs through the Newport Cultural Center and L.C. Bates Museum. Corinna Elementary School would like to recognize Ms. Moulton, Mrs. Steiner, Mrs. DeRaps, and Mrs. Chapman for showing students that the summer program can be ‘so much fun’.
In addition to the Title I summer program, students who will be starting kindergarten in the fall attended five weeks of "Kindergarten Jump Start". This lively, interactive program teaches students phonological and phonemic awareness, and overall school readiness, as they embark on the road to being readers.
The Corinna Elementary School would also like to recognize, Ms Applebee, Mrs. Otis, and Mrs. McDaniel for getting kindergartners ready for school and Mrs. Hawes and Mrs. Hardy for completing assessments and supporting the summer school staff.
An Open House for this year has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 23rd from 5:30 to 6:30 PM. This will all be followed up with classes beginning on Tuesday, August 29th. Corinna Elementary School is located at 42 Stetson Road.
COLLEGE NEWS
WELLS COLLEGE
Hailey Stewart of Pittsfield, was named to the Dean’s List at Wells College for the Spring 2017 semester. Hailey, class of 2020, is a member of the softball team and is a graduate of Maine Central Institute. The Dean’s List consists of students who earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for at least 12 hours of coursework in a given semester. About 27%
of Wells students earned the honor during the spring semester. Wells College is a nationally recognized private coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, New York, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake. Established in 1868, Well has integrated hands-on learning opportunities, a connected community, and diverse educational opportunities give students the ability to take part in their own educations and prepare them to be active citizens and leaders. For more information visit wells.edu.
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE FARMINGTON
The University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) has announced the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester. Located in the heart of Maine’s four-season outdoor recreational region, UMF is nationally recognized for its academic excellence, affordability and graduates’ positive career outcomes. UMF maintains a Dean’s List each semester for those students completing a minimum of 12 credits in courses producing quality points. Students whose grade point average for the semester is equal to or greater than 3.8 are listed with high academic achievement. Students whose grade point average for the semester is less than 3.8 but equal to or greater than 3.5 are listed with academic achievement. Any incompletes must be satisfactorily completed before the student is honored with Dean’s List status. The following local students have obtained Dean’s List status: Athens: Mona Bussell; Canaan: Nicolas Stringos; Carmel: Leah Boucher; Corinth: Nicole Brewer; Detroit: Hannah Emery; Dexter: Gabrielle Adam and Konner Wilson; Dover Foxcroft: Anna Hansen and Hailey Wellington; Etna: Brock Bubar; Garland: Adam Malinauskas; Hartland: Rylee Godsoe; Levant: Nicholas Pinkham; Pittsfield: Courtney Fowler, Gabrielle LaGross, Jessica Leibowitz and Amelia McCannell; Saint Albans: Lindsay Mower; and Sangerville: Courtney Richardson.