Greenland Central Faculty raises over 6K for the American Coronary heart Affiliation
GREENLAND — This yr, Greenland Central Faculty promoted the Children Coronary heart Problem. College students listened to tales of coronary heart survivors, realized about their hearts, participated in actions that raised their coronary heart charges and realized hands-only CPR throughout P.E. courses with Mrs. Gosselin. College students additionally accepted Mrs. Hallee’s Principal’s Problem. The problem included having a minimum of half of the coed inhabitants register on-line with the American Coronary heart Affiliation and elevating a minimum of $500, as a college. That is the ninth yr that GCS has participated within the AHA fundraiser. This yr, college students raised $6,340.41! In 9 years, GCS has raised over $57,000 for the AHA! Resulting from college students’ profitable fundraising efforts, GCS shall be receiving a US Video games reward certificates of $500 to buy new P.E. gear, in addition to an extra $500 for finishing the Principal’s problem.
The highest fundraiser was Anna Couture in 1st grade, who raised $556.39. As well as, Elle Moynahan in 2nd grade and Addy Downing in fifth grade, additionally raised a minimum of $500 every. The next college students raised a minimum of $250: Griffin McGuckin in fifth grade, Callie Vischer in 4th grade, and Callen Schreck in third grade. Thanks to all who participated and helped fundraise for the American Coronary heart Affiliation.
The initiative culminated with a sliming of a number of employees members! This was one other incentive for college kids to fundraise. On Might 26, two college students from every grade degree had been picked from grade degree luggage and had the chance to slime a GCS employees member! As at all times, we’re happy with the GCS neighborhood for taking part on this annual faculty occasion.
YCCC Basis receives donation from Roger Ok. Williams Basis
WELLS, Maine — York County Group School Basis introduced that it has obtained a beneficiant charitable reward from the Roger Ok Williams Basis. YCCCF obtained the preliminary reward for $50,000 and can obtain annual contributions in 2023, 2024, and 2025 that can vary between $35,000 – $50,000 yearly to fund pupil scholarships.
“We’re grateful for the help and belief that the Roger Ok. Williams Basis has positioned in us to honor Roger’s legacy. As a lifelong resident of Sanford, Roger Ok. Williams was obsessed with our nice state.” stated Dr. Michael Fischer, YCCC President. “He was additionally an enormous supporter of training’s position in serving to college students. The scholarships given in his identify will help our college students as they acquire the information and abilities wanted to enter the workforce.”
To be eligible for this last-dollar scholarship a pupil should:
- be in a program or coaching geared in the direction of a particular talent or profession. Examples embody commerce applications, educating, felony justice, nursing, and different career-specific applications. College students usually research or liberal arts applications shall not be eligible for funds
- be a Maine resident
- keep a 2.0 GPA
- should show proof of arduous work, dedication, and fortitude
The mission of the YCCC Basis is to lift funds/assets from public, personal, and different charitable organizations. We search to help YCCC college students and YCCC academic assets whereas sustaining accountable stewardship to our donors and creating sturdy neighborhood relations. The YCCC Basis ensures that any eligible YCCC pupil who seeks a top quality training at YCCC is financially in a position to take action The YCCC Basis is the popular channel for personal items to the School via annual giving applications, deliberate items, and main or particular reward campaigns. Items to the Basis qualify for the utmost tax deduction allowed underneath the regulation. FMI or to make a donation please go to www.ycccf.org.
Rochester Public Colleges, Group Companions kick off summer time studying program
ROCHESTER — Superintendent Kyle Repucci introduced that Rochester Public Colleges, in partnership with Holy Rosary Credit score Union and Rochester Rotary Membership, have launched the District’s Summer time Studying Program.
Rochester Public Colleges’ Summer time Studying Program started on Friday, June 3, on the Chamberlain Avenue Faculty, the primary of many faculties which might be taking part on this yr’s program. Every district faculty hosted a kickoff meeting in early June, throughout which books donated by HRCU and Rochester Rotary got out to all college students in Grades 1 and a couple of.
This system is designed to encourage youngsters to maintain their studying abilities sturdy whereas they’re out of college for summer time.
This yr’s theme is Oceans of Prospects, which options tales in regards to the ocean. Grade-specific brochures with picks of instructed e book titles and studying logs had been despatched to all college students in Grades Ok-5. By filling out the studying logs, college students could have the prospect to earn prizes within the fall once they return to high school.
A Summer time Studying Program kickoff occasion shall be held on the Rochester Public Library on Wednesday, June 15 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. There shall be ice cream, an ocean-themed photograph sales space, a StoryWalk, and a go to with Rochester Police Division Group Engagement Officer Brandon Kimbrough, and the summer time shark mascot.
All through the summer time, there shall be ocean-themed occasions on the Rochester Public Library to accompany the Summer time Studying program.
On June 22 at 6 p.m., Wildlife Encounters Ecology and Wellness Middle will host a wildlife encounter the place households can meet and find out about a number of the animals being rehabilitated on the facility.
Steve Blunt will carry out his award-winning music on July 29 at 10:30 a.m.
Youngsters two and up will even have the chance to make arts and crafts equivalent to a paper roll octopus on June 27, a rainbow weaving fish on July 7, and a plate crab on July 19. Arts and crafts occasions are drop-in and can happen between 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. For extra details about these occasions and extra, go to https://www.rpl.lib.nh.us/summerreading.
To view the instructed studying checklist for every grade, click on right here.
Portsmouth Girls’s Metropolis Membership awards scholarships
PORTSMOUTH — On the night of June 2, The Portsmouth Girls’s Metropolis Membership celebrated at its clubhouse on Center Avenue its two winners of this yr’s scholarship choice. The Membership awarded scholarships of $1000 to 2 Portsmouth Excessive Faculty seniors.
Alphabetically, Michael Schoff shall be attending Dartmouth School within the fall as an engineering main with pursuits in renewable vitality and photo voltaic geoengineering. He served as each the winter and spring monitor Captain, main the group to the state championship. Schoff is a PHS file holder within the 4X400m, 4X200m, and 4X100m relays. He achieved varsity letters in golf, indoor monitor, and outside monitor, taking part on a sports activities group for each season of his highschool profession. A member of the Math Crew, Schoff’s volunteering included Seacoast College students for Sustainability, Peer Management, Pupil to Pupil Mentors, and the Nationwide Honor Society.
Hannah Westlake shall be attending Endicott School within the fall as a nursing main, with the profession objective of nurse practitioner. Westlake accomplished seven on-line programs along with a full tutorial schedule at PHS. Certainly one of these programs, Introduction to Nursing, complemented her work as a employees assistant at Edgewood Centre. Westlake volunteered to create an internet site to catalog the hundreds of books in her Honors English trainer’s (Laura LaVallee) classroom, with she and a classmate spent many hours growing the location by hyper linking all of the books to a abstract. LaVallee praised this useful resource as “a recreation changer for my present college students when looking for a brand new e book to learn”. Westlake enjoys singing and taking part in the piano and is a Youth Worship Chief at Bethany Church in Greenland. Her volunteering contains Meals4Kids meals drives and a Costa Rica Missions Journey.
The Portsmouth Girls’s Metropolis Membership is a registered 501c3 group. If you want to help the Portsmouth Girls’s Metropolis Membership and its scholarship initiatives, donations could also be mailed to 375 Center St., Portsmouth, NH 03801.