Today's Word in Westbrook: Proficiency

There are big changes at Westbrook High School, which is forging ahead with a new curriculum model. In Amy Troiano’s sophomore honors biology class last week at Westbrook High School, students wore bright-colored goggles, poured various substances – including blen... read more »

Cumberland's Tenreiro Named National Principal of the Year

It's no exaggeration to say that teaching is in Alan Tenreiro's blood. His mother was a teacher. So are his sister and his uncle. His grandfather was an assistant principal at what is now Shea High School in Pawtucket. Yet no one seemed more surprised than Tenreiro, the prin... read more »

Pittsfield Community Collaborates on 'Journey Map' Installation at School

The product of four months’ work, a new, permanent art fixture was unveiled in one of Pittsfield Middle High School’s prominent hallways yesterday. Students, parents, staff and community members spent about 1,000 hours fashioning hundreds of clay tiles for the 32-... read more »

What's the Point of High School in a Small Fishing Town?

Fifteen-year-old Elliot Nevells spends his summers working on a lobster boat. The days are long and grueling, but he doesn’t mind. He comes from a family of fishermen and, like many teens in his island community off the eastern coast of Maine, already makes good money lo... read more »
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