No one was inside the St. Francis Elementary School on Monday. Students, teachers, and staff were all sent to Fort Kent Elementary School, as their bus driver and head custodian is wanted in connection with a shooting death of his girlfriend over the weekend. SAD 27 Superintendent Tim Doak said, “with the increase of police […]
KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) – School officials in Maine say a student’s smart phone caught fire in her pants pocket, causing minor burns. The episode unfolded Friday morning at the Middle School of the Kennebunks, where the eighth-grader was getting ready for her first class when her iPhone started smoking. The York County Coast Star […]
WINDHAM, Maine (AP) – Police in Maine are investigating a crash between a school van and a car that sent three people to the hospital. Windham police say Wednesday morning’s collision took place on Windham Center Road. Police tell WMTW-TV that a driver and a student from Windham’s school district were in the […]
Day one of the new school year for students at Madawaska Middle High School. A year that’s beginning with changes in the school department. Last week they lost two members of the school committee – and this week they welcomed an interim superintendent. “I would describe myself as a problem solver. I like solving problems,” […]
The Maine State Charter School Commission visits Aroostook County to assess the need (if any) for this type of school system in this region. In part two of her series, Newsource 8 Reporter Shawn Cunningham examines how these kinds of schools might address the issue of youth outmigration.