So it looks like plans are in the works for Maine Schools to have in-person Graduations! This must be excellent news for students and parents who had worries about missing out on the memory of walking across that stage.
Thanks to the international exchange students that joined us on the Moose Morning Show to talk about their experiences living in Maine, and the culture shock coming from their home countries.
You can be an international exchange student host with CIEE...
Emily, Payton and Gerren from Messalonskee joined us to talk about The Sound of Music, which is going up at the Messaloskee Performing Arts Center in Oakland this Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2.
Tickets are $10 at the door!
Mrs. Damon from Pittston School, who is not only a great teacher but also a dear friend, entrusted me with one of her student's Flat Stanleys. I was to take the storybook character (who was flattened by a bulletin board, thus could go almost anywhere) on great adventures with me and capture the moments in photographs. I was delighted!
As summer vacation starts, so do summer jobs for many students in high school and college. What were some of your summer jobs? In my teen years I remember being a dishwasher at a local seasonal restaurant. Of course I also did the fast food thing, but one summer when I was just 15 or 16 I was part of an "Odd Job Squad." The "Odd Job Squad" is where the the weird and fun in writ
Good things happening with keeping kiddos in school. The Maine Department of Education released a report recently showed that the four-year graduation rate for Maine schools rose for a third year in a row . The average is now 85.34 %. An increase is good, but there is always more work to be done.
This evening at Edward Little High School it was the Auburn School Music Department's 'All-City Band Concert.' Both of my boys were a part of it. Justin is a first year saxophone player and Dylan plays trumpet and is in the Auburn Middle School (AMS) Band.