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Island high school grads back in gear

Three islanders graduating from high school this month are moving forward into more education and experience, undeterred by the pandemic:   [caption id="attachment_26379" align="alignleft" width="350"] Cameron Thorpe[/caption] Cameron Todd of Chebeague Island graduated from Yarmouth High School and will study cybersecurity at Thomas College this fall. During the past two… SEE MORE
From left are seventh graders Lola Gahan and Hannah Frothingham and fifth grader Lucy Lombard of the Cuttyhunk School. The students built satellite models after the virtual NASA field trip. PHOTO: MICHELLE CARVALHO

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A field trip to space

In February, students from Maine’s outer islands met virtually for a field trip to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Students and teachers from the one-room schools on Cliff, Monhegan, Isle au Haut, Frenchboro, Great Cranberry, Little Cranberry, and Cuttyhunk (in Massachusetts) islands met on Zoom with NASA educators to learn… SEE MORE

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MMA honors student for COVID efforts

Midshipman Korey DeBoth, a senior in Maine Maritime Academy’s marine transportation operations program, has been announced as the college’s 2021 recipient of the Phyllis Tenney Community Service and Leadership Award. [caption id="attachment_25933" align="alignleft" width="300"] Korey DeBoth[/caption] The award is presented annually in honor of Phyllis Tenney who served Maine Maritime… SEE MORE
Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland

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Native Interior Secretary speaks to COA grads

As the Biden administration seeks to rescue, recover, and rebuild the country, graduating college students are key to those efforts as they enter the workforce. So said Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, who gave the keynote address during College of the Atlantic’s hybrid in-person and online commencement ceremony on June 5.… SEE MORE