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November 2015

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This is the image for the news article titled Portland Adult Education Multilingual Students Celebrate Thanksgiving
Portland Adult Education Multilingual Students Celebrate Thanksgiving
Posted on 11/25/2015
A Portland Adult Education (PAE) class of English language learners and their families gathered at PAE this week to celebrate Thanksgiving with a holiday dinner that included traditional foods – and also some delicious non-traditional ones.   more about Portland Adult Education Multilingual Students Celebrate Thanksgiving
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Deering Debate team No. 1 in Debate Sweeps
Posted on 11/24/2015
The Deering High School Debate Team emerged with the top score in a debate tournament Nov. 14.  more about Deering Debate team No. 1 in Debate Sweeps
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Hundreds of King Middle School Students to Hold Climate March
Posted on 11/24/2015
To increase awareness about the human impact on climate change, about 400 King Middle School students will hold a Climate March on Friday, Dec. 4, marching with signs and banners from their school to Portland City Hall.  more about Hundreds of King Middle School Students to Hold Climate March
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Portland Police Officer Gives to Giving Students
Posted on 11/23/2015
Two Lyman Moore Middle School students helped others by successfully completing a community service project to fix up a playground in a housing project so it’s a clean and safe place for children to play. Now a Portland police officer is rewarding the students by giving them each a beautiful, handcrafted desk for their homes.  more about Portland Police Officer Gives to Giving Students
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CBHS Students Invite Public to ‘Pop-up Museum’ on Middle East
Posted on 11/20/2015
On the evening of Monday, Nov. 23, the Casco Bay High School senior class will open a “pop-up museum” on the modern Middle East. They’re inviting the public to the 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. event.  more about CBHS Students Invite Public to ‘Pop-up Museum’ on Middle East
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Moore Mayoral Forum Moderators Honored by School Board
Posted on 11/19/2015
Lyman Moore Middle School students Seneca Ward-Bailey and Daphne Wilson were recently honored by the Portland Board of Public Education for their work moderating a political debate for candidates running for mayor of Portland.  more about Moore Mayoral Forum Moderators Honored by School Board
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Lyseth Students Honored for Anti-Bullying Efforts
Posted on 11/19/2015
The Portland Board of Public Education and Interim Portland Superintendent Jeanne Crocker recently recognized the fifth graders at Lyseth Elementary School for their efforts to combat bullying.  more about Lyseth Students Honored for Anti-Bullying Efforts
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DHS Senior, The Telling Room Honored at White House
Posted on 11/18/2015
Ibrahim Shkara, a Deering High School senior, took the stage at the White House with First Lady Michelle Obama on Nov. 17 to accept a prestigious national award on behalf of The Telling Room, a nonprofit writing center in Portland.  more about DHS Senior, The Telling Room Honored at White House
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Riverton Students To Unveil a Mural of Portland History on Nov. 20
Posted on 11/18/2015
Riverton Elementary School third-graders have been using art to help them learn about the history of Portland. Their lessons will culminate in an event on Friday, Nov. 20, in which students will put on a performance about key events in the city’s history and unveil a Portland history mural that they have created.  more about Riverton Students To Unveil a Mural of Portland History on Nov. 20
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CBHS, King Receive Highest ‘Credentialed’ Rating from EL Education
Posted on 11/16/2015
Casco Bay High School and King Middle School have been named by national school network EL Education (formerly called Expeditionary Learning) as among 14 newly “credentialed” schools in the United States.   more about CBHS, King Receive Highest ‘Credentialed’ Rating from EL Education
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School Board To Discuss Hall School Options, CIP Planning
Posted on 11/16/2015
The Portland Board of Public Education will hold a workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 17, immediately following its regular meeting. Among topics at the workshop will be some proposed additional locally funded options for the planned new state-funded replacement of Hall Elementary School. The board also is slated to discuss district capital improvements needs and funding.  more about School Board To Discuss Hall School Options, CIP Planning
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PPS’ Second STEM Expo Even Bigger, Better than First
Posted on 11/12/2015
Portland Public Schools’ students were both teachers and learners at the Second Annual Portland Public Schools’ STEM Expo on Nov. 10.   more about PPS’ Second STEM Expo Even Bigger, Better than First
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Tour of PHS to Precede Nov. 17 School Board Meeting
Posted on 11/12/2015
The public is invited to a tour of Portland High School, which will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 17, prior to the Portland Board of Public Education meeting being held at the school that evening.   more about Tour of PHS to Precede Nov. 17 School Board Meeting
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Religion’s Role in Global Issues Focus of DHS Dialogue
Posted on 11/09/2015
A panel of experts will lead a discussion at Deering High School this week about the role of religion in the challenges and solutions that face our world today.   more about Religion’s Role in Global Issues Focus of DHS Dialogue
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CBHS Science Teacher Honored as ‘Paragon of the Lifelong Learner’
Posted on 11/05/2015
Anne Loughlin, Casco Bay High School’s founding science faculty member, was recognized for her teaching excellence by the Portland Board of Public Education and Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker at the board’s Nov. 3 meeting.  more about CBHS Science Teacher Honored as ‘Paragon of the Lifelong Learner’
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Four Lyman Moore Educators Honored for Civil Rights Team Work
Posted on 11/05/2015
Lyman Moore Middle School educators Catherine Siegel, Cori Modisette, Elizabeth Guillereault and Sarah Carlson were recently recognized by the Portland Board of Public Education and Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker for spearheading the start up of a Civil Rights Team at Moore this year. The recognition took place at the board’s Nov. 3 meeting.  more about Four Lyman Moore Educators Honored for Civil Rights Team Work
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Retired Teacher Helps Peaks Island School with Energy Efficiency
Posted on 11/05/2015
At its Nov. 3 meeting, the Portland Board of Public Education and Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker recognized a retired teacher who lives on Peaks Island, Sam Saltonstall, for his work to help make the Peaks Island Elementary School more energy efficient.  more about Retired Teacher Helps Peaks Island School with Energy Efficiency
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Lincoln Math Teachers Recognized by School Board
Posted on 11/05/2015
Claire Crocker and Zachary Brown, two eighth-grade math teachers at Lincoln Middle School, were honored by the Portland Board of Public Education and Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker at the board’s Nov. 3 meeting.  more about Lincoln Math Teachers Recognized by School Board
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‘Super-Talented’ King Teacher Wins School Board Recognition
Posted on 11/05/2015
The Portland Board of Public Education and Interim Superintendent Jeanne Crocker honored King Middle School technology education teacher Gus Goodwin at the board’s Nov. 3 meeting.  more about ‘Super-Talented’ King Teacher Wins School Board Recognition
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Portland Public Schools’ Second Annual STEM Expo Is Nov. 10
Posted on 11/04/2015
The Portland Public Schools, in partnership with EnviroLogix, will hold the Second Annual Portland Public Schools’ STEM Exposition on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the University of Southern Maine’s Sullivan gymnasium in Portland. At the event, which will run from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Portland Public Schools students, local businesses, and post-secondary schools will share their learning in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math.   more about Portland Public Schools’ Second Annual STEM Expo Is Nov. 10
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Portland Public Schools Gets New Food Service Director
Posted on 11/04/2015
Jane McLucas, who is experienced in food service and nutrition, is the Portland Public Schools’ new food service director. Interim Portland Superintendent Jeanne Crocker announced McLucas’ appointment at the Portland Board of Public Education meeting Nov. 3.  more about Portland Public Schools Gets New Food Service Director
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School Board Incumbents Win Reelection
Posted on 11/03/2015
All three of the current Portland Board of Public Education members running for election won their seats again on Tuesday, Nov. 3.  more about School Board Incumbents Win Reelection
This is the image for the news article titled Peaks Island Students’ Café Scares Up Funds for Library
Peaks Island Students’ Café Scares Up Funds for Library
Posted on 11/02/2015
Peaks Island Elementary School students in teacher Charlie Marenghi's class hosted a Scary Café on Oct. 29. The event functioned both as a fundraiser and a persuasive writing exercise for students.  more about Peaks Island Students’ Café Scares Up Funds for Library
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Lyseth’s Spanish Immersion Program Visited by State Senator
Posted on 11/02/2015
Maine Sen. Justin Alfond visited the Spanish immersion kindergarten and first-grade classrooms at Lyseth Elementary School on Oct. 27. The program is the first of its kind at a public school in Maine and Alfond, Democratic leader of the Maine Senate, wanted to learn more about immersion education and programming and see the students in action.  more about Lyseth’s Spanish Immersion Program Visited by State Senator