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MSAD 1 Chinese Exchange Program is Blossoming

| October 22, 2014

After three and a half years of planning,┬áChinese exchange students are now attending MSAD 1. It’s part of an initiative to expand diversity. “We’ve gone from modest beginnings to to a point where it’s really blossoming,” says Superintendent Gehrig Johnson. The first component of the initiative is having some schools in China use the Presque […]

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Presque Isle High School Will Welcome At Least 5 Exchange Students in the Fall

| January 30, 2014

Superintendent Gehrig Johnson says five students from China are enrolled to attend SAD 1 in the fall, and he is hoping to enroll another five students. Johnson says it’s a very long process, but well worth it. Back in October, he traveled to China and visited various cities where he gave presentations to thousands of […]

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Maine Public Schools Face Cut in State Aid

| December 29, 2012

Governor LePage’s order to cut state spending by $35 and a half million dollars is bad news for schools. The Department of Education is facing a 12.6 million dollar cut in state aid to local schools. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli explains what the impact will be.

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