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The Terrific Kids awards ceremony for April was held at Ridge View Community School on Monday, April 2nd. The 13 students for this month were honored for attaining their goals by Jerry Kiesman, the principal. They received a certificate and tokens from the Dexter Kiwanians and Key Clubbers. The Terrific Kids for April are as follows: Back left to right: Jaymi Kinney, Ian Saunders, Manuel Burgos, Grace Jiang, and Lauren Thompson. Middle left to right: Waverly Rich, Solana Libby, Carter Freeman, and Maddisyn Davis. Front left to right: Ella-Marie Buschmann, Gorgia Richardson, Landan Adams, and Lydia Jensen.
Ridge View Community School students recently participated in the Middle School Eastern Maine Math League meet. The 7th-grade team of Will Kusnierz, Payson Rienhardt, Sydney Fogler and Anna Jayne Pittman placed fourth out of 23, 7th- grade teams. Will Kusnierz placed 10th out of 92, seventh graders. Ridge View Community School would like to recognize all students that participated. Pictured from left to right: Will Kusnierz, Payson Rienhardt, Sydney Fogler and Anna Jayne Pittman.
During the month of March, students at Corinna Elementary School celebrated “Kindness”. Many activities were planned around the Kindness theme, from door decorating to the penny challenge. Students from Mr. Maddock’s 4th grade class won the Penny Challenge and presented the Corinna Food Cupboard a check for $352.28. Students were encouraged to practice Kindness at home, in school and in the community. Carla McKay from the UMC Food Pantry received the check. Corinna Elementary School’s 4th grade class presented Carla McKay from the UMC Food Pantry with a check.
Dexter Regional High School has announced their 3rd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2017-2018 School Year.
SOPHOMORES: Eyet Bouhajeb and Rachael Sickles.
FRESHMEN: Avery Herrick.
JUNIORS: David Kirshkaln.
SOPHOMORES: Caitlyn Hardy, Logan Perkins, Bud Sathachotinun and Gabriel Stone.
FRESHMEN: Abby Andrews, Peyton Grant and Olivia Peakes.
SENIORS: Rebecca Batron, Adriana Bryant, Amber Burns, Andrew Carlow, Lily Cummings, Mathison Deering, Reed Fanjoy, Aubrey Godin, Gabrielle Grant, Tylor Handy, Matthew Hanscome, Amber-Lynn Jusczak, Dongjoon KIM, Andrew Pinkham, Anthony Santos, Lindsey Shaw, Roy Ulrickson, Kaitlyn Webber, Olivia Webber and Quan ZHOU.
JUNIORS: Isabella Adam, Elise Beaudry, Ethan Boutilier, Dylan Childers, Elizabeth Childers, Danielle Cummings, Kaylee Deering, Hannah Dorman, Ashley Downing, Chase Dyer, Katie Gatchell, Ivanka Hernandez, Addyson Herrick, Autumn Irwin, Joey Knox, Matthew Meunier, Shannon O'Roak, Abigail Paige, Janette Patterson, Jayna Robinson, Christopher Roderka, Aino Rudloff-Eastman, Matthew Sickles, Trevyn Sinclair, Morgan Smith, Hunter Speed, Brandon Tokarski, Caleb Weeks, Taylor Weeks and Anthony Woods.
SOPHOMORES: Emily Burnell, Tyler Chapman, Jay-Kob Davis, Madison Gauvin, Elijah Grinnell, Seth Hocking, Jieun LEE, Cloe Mountain, Eric Rosso, Ryan Smith, Alaina Spizuoco, Stephen Thomas and Kelsey Wintle.
FRESHMEN: Cheyenne Beem, Demetri Burton, Robert Dorman, Brett Kusnierz, Santinica Lawson, Jylian Lupo, Lilah McCormack, Parker Ponte, Mengyue QI, Alex Santos, Abigail Wakefield, Grace Wallace, Isaac Webber and Jade Wintle.
MSAD #53
PRE-SCHOOL REGISTRATION: The Manson Park Pre-School Program is a free program open to all families of MSAD #53. Your child must be four years of age on or before Monday, October 15th in order to attend. If you are interested in this program, contact the Superintendent’s Office at 487-5107 between the hours of 8 AM to 4 PM for an application. To complete the application you need to bring a copy of your child’s Vital Record of Live Birth and proof of immunization including the varicella vaccination. The screening will be held at Manson Park School on Monday, May 14th.

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION: Kindergarten registration for residents of Corinna for the 2018-2019 school year will be held at Corinna School on Monday, May 7th and Tuesday, May 8th from 8 AM to 3 PM by scheduled appointments. To attend, all students must be 5 years of age on or before October 15th. Screening activities include general readiness, vision, hearing, motor skills, and speech/language development. Copies of your child’s immunization record and official state birth certificate (not hospital copy), and 2 proofs of residency (items with your physical address, drivers license, rental agreement, tax bill) are required at the time of registration. If you have not scheduled an appointment, contact Corinna School at 278-4263.

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION: Kindergarten registration for residents of Newport and Plymouth for the 2018-2019 school year will be held at the Newport Elementary School on Thursday, April 26th and Friday, April 27th from 7:30 AM to 3 PM. Children must be five years of age on or before October 15th. Screening activities for your child will include general readiness, vision, motor skills, letter recognition, and speech and language development. Call the Newport Elementary School at 368-4470 to schedule an appointment. A copy of your child’s immunization record, state certified birth certificate (not the hospital version), and two proofs of residency are required. There will be no regular kindergarten or pre-k classes on those two days.