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SOLVE Event a Success & Spring Field Trips

Our State Park looks great!

Last weekend over 60 volunteers enjoyed the perfect weather while collecting over 200 pounds of invasive plants and over 30 pounds of litter and recycling from the trails.  34 more words

Family Fun

How Social Media is Transforming the Educational Landscape

Social Media. It seems to be at the center of so many things these days. With a plethora of options out there including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, Flickr, YouTube and more, it can be confusing to navigate the internet jargon consisting of tweets, posts, likes, shares, etc and know exactly which forum to settle on to meet your needs. 827 more words

Instructional Support

Flat Stanley Visits from New York!

Flat Stanley is a 1964 children’s book written by Jeff Brown where the main character, Stanley Lambchop, is “flattened” on accident but fortunately can be mailed to his friends for a visit – even to Silver Falls State Park from New York State!   43 more words

Fun At The Falls

CPR: school success stories

Bethany Simpson, a heroic ten-year-old, has been in the news recently for saving her stepdad’s life by giving him cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) just weeks after learning it at school. 302 more words

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A Little Reminder… “Tell Me Again Why I Do This Job…”

I can’t tell you how many times I uttered this statement. I also can’t tell you how many times I heard one of my colleagues echo the same sentiments. 1,076 more words

Instructional Support

What do you know about Junior Achievement of Maine? Interim President Michelle Anderson tells us more about the organization that's preparing ME students for the real world

Interview by Kelly DiPietrantonio, Communications Manager

Junior Achievement (JA) of Maine has provided students with educational programs outside of the typical school curriculum for years. Today I interviewed JA Interim President Michelle Anderson about JA programs, volunteers, challenges, and her role within the organization. 2,709 more words