Monthly Archives: May 2012

International Dance

On May 11, during a windy, warm afternoon, the students in International Dance class along with German III class got the opportunity to learn three traditional Maypole dances from Hilary Warner-Evans and Marie Wendt an international dance instructor. For her … Continue reading

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Run For Congo

The Mt. Ararat Student Leadership Advisory Council (SLAC) hosted the Run For Congo, a 5K road race to raise funds and awareness for Working Villages International (WVI).  For the last several years, WVI has created an impressive self-sustaining agricultural development … Continue reading

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Journalism Fellowship

Mt. Ararat English teacher, Jason Prince has been awarded a fellowship to the University of Texas’ Reynolds High School Journalism Institute June 17-29 in Austin.  The institute is designed to provide a strong grounding in the core values of journalism … Continue reading

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Service to Maine Youth Award

The Maine Principals’ Association (MPA) has named Ryan Holmes of Topsham as the recipient of the MPA’s Service to Maine Youth Award. This award, which is given annually, recognizes individual adults who have made an outstanding contribution to the youth … Continue reading

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Retirees

Three Mt. Ararat teachers will retire in June after nearly 120 years of combined service to the profession.  Sheila Bohlin and Fred Weinberg have been teaching at Mt. Ararat since the school first opened 39 years ago.  Athletic Director, Colin … Continue reading

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Teen Screen Yields State Award

Mt. Ararat High School health professionals have received the State of Maine Caring About Peoples’ Lives Award based upon their work with the Teen Screen Program offered by the School Based Health Center. More than one million teens in the … Continue reading

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National Merit Scholars

Mt. Ararat has three students who have qualified for the National Merit Scholars Program based on the October 2011 administration of the Pre-Scholastic Aptitude Test.  These students scored in the top 3% nationally on this standardized test.  Congratulations go to: … Continue reading

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