Spotlight on Students
Students in grades 4 and 5 from Sea Road School, M.L. Day School and Kennebunkport Consolidated School came together for a full day Fall Arts Festival on September 24th (grade 4) and 25th (grade 5). Each morning, students chose to attend two workshop sessions with a teachers from Rivertree Arts partnering with RSU 21. More than a dozen workshops were offered including metal smithing, painting lobster buoys and comic book drawing. Students enjoyed lunch and recess together followed by an afternoon performance on conflict resolution with Scot the Mime and 18 of their peers. The festival was sponsored by The Bauman Family Foundation and Education Foundation of Kennebunks and Arundel.
KES students Jaiden Homa, Jack Maloney and Griffin Whitney represented KES at the Portland Jetport last Sunday to welcome home three WW2 Veterans and one Korean War Veteran who KES sponsored on an Honor Flight trip to Washington DC.
7th graders Elona Bodwell and Jamie Bayha had their artwork selected as winners in the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) Student Screensaver Art Contest with the Maine Department of Education. Their work will be displayed during the 2015-16 school year on the tens of thousands of devices the ME Department of Education distributes to students and teachers through the MLTI program, as well as on the DOE’s MLTI website and on the walls of their Augusta offices. Congratulations to these students on their winning art work.
7th graders Kelly Small and Danah MacLeod traveled to Rhode Island last weekend to compete in the US Gymnastics Junior Olympic Championships. Both Kelly and Danah were representing the State of Maine and did a fantastic job. Congratulations to both of these students.
The 5th grade Math Team at MLD took a 3rd place trophy for their last competition at the Portland Expo on May 5th. They competed against over 30 other schools in Southern Maine.
On Saturday, March 21, two KHS students representing their marine engine repair program at PATHS went to the Maine Boatbuilders Show to compete in their troubleshooting competition. Senior Tom Adelhardt, with his partner, won 1st place which is a $5,000 college scholarship to UTI/MMI. Tom also came in 3rd place in the written test. Senior Dylan Putnam came in 4th in troubleshooting.
Third grader Lorien Schulte was recognized at the weekly KES Friday Morning Meeting assembly for taking first place all-around in her division at the state sectional gymnastics meet at Leaps N Bounds gymnastics.