February 6, 2012 RSS feed / Word Jr.

Sylvan offering free math check up

AUBURN — Sylvan Learning Center is offering free math check-ups and camp for students during school vacation week. On Feb. More...

BE PART OF WoRD

Are you a teen with a story to share? WoRD wants to hear from you. Contact youth editor Daryl Madore at dmadore@timesrecord.com or 504-8247 for more information. More...

From few colors come many shades

You have six crayons: red, yellow, blue, green, black and white. Does this mean you cannot draw a pink flower or an orange sunset? Certainly not. A little white with your red will give you pink. And yellow with red gives you orange. More...

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ESSAY FINALIST

Emma Harrington, an eighth-grader at Woolwich Central School, recently placed third in the Veterans of Foreign War “Patriot’s Pen” essay contest. More...

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Donations needed for online store

LISBON — Students in the Gartley Street Program are seeking donations for their E-Bay Store. More...

Ocy L. Downs Biennial Piano Prize for high school students announced

PORTLAND — Advanced pianists in grades 8 through 12 throughout Maine are invited to request guidelines and an application form now to enter the Ocy L. Downs Piano Prize competition to be held March 24 at the Portland Conservatory of Music. More...

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Chewonki winter camp open for enrollment

WISCASSET — Chewonki announced open enrollment for its upcoming Winter Vacation Camp with indoor and outdoor activities for kids and families. Programs will be offered throughout the school winter vacation week, Feb. More...

Week-long Rock Camp

PORTLAND — Play the guitar, bass, keyboards or drums? Love belting out vocals? Always dreamed of being in a rock band? This month the Maine Academy of Modern Music will host a Rock Camp from Feb. 20 to 24. More...

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MT. ARARAT SELECTS POETRY OUT LOUD WINNER

SOPHOMORE ISABELLA LEON is scheduled to represent Mt. Ararat High School on Feb. 8 in the regional Poetry Out Loud competition in Biddeford. Leon advanced by winning the school competition on Dec. More...

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Gartley St. students get college scoop

LISBON — Students in the Alternative Education Program offered at 19 Gartley St. attended a seminar on college aspirations provided by Marc Gosselin, director of admissions at Central Maine Community College in Auburn. More...

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Can’t wait:

Polish art student hangs own painting in museum

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Art student Andrzej Sobiepan didn’t want to wait decades for his work to appear in museums. So he took matters in his own hands, covertly hanging one of his paintings in a major Polish gallery. More...