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Wayfinder sells property

Wayfinder Schools is selling several parcels of land in New Gloucester as part of its sustainability plan. Recently, the former Girl’s Campus on Short Bennett Road was sold to Morrison of Maine, a non-profit that works with Mainers of all ages who have disabilities. Morrison Center has been serving the Portland area for more than 60 years and also has sites in Scarborough and Wells.

 

GNG Patriots Girls JV Basketball

1-24-2018 – The Old Orchard Beach J.V. Seagulls fell to the Gray-New Gloucester J.V. Lady Patriots 32-29 in OOB. The Patriots who were without any subs had an 8 point lead going into the half. The Seagulls fought hard in the second half & sunk 2 shots from outside the arc to bring the score to within 3 points. However, the Patriots were able to hold them off in the end for the win.
Samantha Fortin (12 pts – 2 assists), Gabrielle Sernyk (11 points), Chelsea Davis (4 pts – 5 assists), Abbey Michaud (3pts – 2 assists) & Sarah Fecteau (2 pts – 1 assist). Patriots – Whitney Dwyer was forced out early in the game with a leg injury, and Madison Bradbury is out with an injured arm. The Seagulls were led by Audrey Anderson with 8 points & 5 other players contributing to their score.
E.J. Fortin

Eager to Learn

Recently the New Gloucester Fire Rescue visited with area MSAD 15 elementary schools, educating them about fire safety & ways for them to protect themselves  in the event of a fire. This community outreach program takes place every year during or near  National Fire safety week. Please visit the MSAD 15 website for pictures!

http://www.msad15.org/2017/new-gloucester-fire-department-visits-memorial-school/

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https://www.facebook.com/newgloucesterfirerescue/

Historical Society program November 16th

Local resident and historian Jason C. Libby will present a talk titled “World War One, Maine and a Local Hero” on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, 7 PM, at the New Gloucester Meetinghouse, 389 Intervale Rd. (Route 231). Free and open to the public. Refreshments served.

School district had been urged not to hire coach

Duane Greaton was hired as Gray-New Gloucester High School’s football coach despite the objections of a parent who said he had an abusive style and a warning from the school’s previous coach that Greaton was unqualified. Keep reading

GNG coach resigns after allegedly telling players to taunt opponent

The varsity football coach at Gray-New Gloucester High has resigned after allegations arose that he instructed his players to taunt a Yarmouth player about having two mothers as parents.

The parents, Lynn and Stephanie Eckersley-Ray, say Gray-New Gloucester coach Duane Greaton told his players to taunt their son every time he was tackled during a game last Friday by saying, “Who’s your daddy?” Keep reading

 

Harvest Homecoming at Wayfinder Schools

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Wayfinder Schools seeks overnight staff

Wayfinder Schools’ New Gloucester campus seeks a night owl for an overnight awake staff position. For job description and to apply see:

https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Wayfinder-Schools/jobs/Overnight-Awake-Staff-Member-e687bf0aa703cef9?q=wayfinder+schools

Beach to Beacon 10K benefits Wayfinder Schools

The 20th Annual Beach to Beacon 10K is right around the corner, and a past beneficiary, Wayfinder Schools is celebrating with giveaways! First 10 people to make a donation of $100 or more will receive a $100 gift card to dine at any Sea Dog Brewing Co. location (Topsham, Camden, South Portland, North Conway, etc.) or use at the Shipyard gift shop in Portland. Click the link to donate now + help our students get ready for back-to-school! Thx B2B + Shipyard Brewing for sharing the excitement of the 20th anniversary. Good luck to all the B2B runners on Aug 5th!

https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/CommunitySchoolsatOpportunity/B2B.html

 

SAD 15 voters pass $25.5M budget | Sun-Journal

Ellie Fellers – Special to the Sun Journal | Thursday May 25, 2017 at 11:15 pm


GRAY – Voters in School Administrative District 15 on Thursday passed a $25.5 million budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year.  The budget is an increase of 3.94 percent, or $967,450.

The estimated tax increase for a home valued at $100,000 in Gray is $78 and in New Gloucester it’s $55.

Moderator Donald Libby of New Gloucester moved voters through 18 warrant articles, which drew questions from the public about the reduction of $254,000 in local share from the Maine Department of Education over the current year.

The district will receive $9.65 million, a reduction from the current $9.9 million. Continue reading