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After Public Votes Down Purchase of More Farm Land, SAD 1 Looks to Pass Budget

| May 20, 2014

It didn’t exactly come as a surprise to SAD 1 Superintendent Gehrig Johnson when the public voted against the school district buying 34 more acres of farmland last week. “I think anytime you ask the public to tax themselves on something that doesn’t benefit them today, I think you know you’ve got a difficult vote […]

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Public Votes on SAD 1 Proposed Budget and Proposal To Buy Land To Expand School Farm Program

| May 19, 2014

The public will turn out to either approve or reject a proposed school budget of more than 24 million dollars for MSAD1. But also they’ll decide to move forward or not with the purchase of 34 acres of land adjacent to the existing school farm. As Shawn Cunningham reports, before any land can be sold…more […]

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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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SAD 1 – China Transfer Program

| September 20, 2013

A number of schools in Maine have been participating in an international student transfer program with China and other Asian markets. Right now Presque Isle High School has it’s first Chinese student who’s arrived as part of the program. International schooling is basically the idea. Students from China will come to Presque Isle High School […]

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Madawaska Superintendent Makes Resignation Official, Steps Into New Role with SAD 1

| August 8, 2013

Madawaska Superintendent Terry Wood has officially resigned. A statement was sent out this morning saying: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Madawaska and Grand Isle School Boards for allowing me the privilege of serving as your superintendent for the past two years. I appreciate your vote of confidence in extending my […]

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