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BHS Students Exhibit at UMaine Museum of Art

Six student works were selected to be on display at the new Spotlight Gallery at the University of Maine Museum of Art from mid-January until mid-March. The gallery was designed to show small exhibits and will display works by Bangor High School students several times each year. The exhibit space will display works by BHS Visual and Performing Arts Academy students whenever possible. Students whose work is on display for this 1st exhibit are: Jack Marcotte, Elizabeth Martelle, Jules Mogul,

Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration Feb 9-10

The Bangor School Department Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten registration will be held between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm on the dates listed at the following locations: Monday, February 9, 2015 Fourteenth Street School – 224 Fourteenth Street – 941-6350 Fruit Street School – 175 Fruit Street – 941-6270 Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Abraham Lincoln School – 45 Forest Avenue – 941-6280 Downeast School – 100 Moosehead Boulevard – 941-6240 Vine Street School – 66 Vine Street – 941-6300 Please register your

Cohen Students Get Published

Twenty-one Grade 7 students at the William S. Cohen School have had their essays selected for publication in the Fall 2014 edition of A Celebration of Essays anthology. Creative Communication runs the contest to bring recognition to student writers, and since the contest is regionally based, students compete against peers in their age group and geographic location. Ms. Smith gives all students in her English classes the opportunity to submit essays.  With more than five winners at the William S.

BSD Placed on the College Board’s AP District Honor Roll

Bangor School Department is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada, and one in seven school districts in Maine, being honored by the College Board with placement on the 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. 2014 is a milestone year for the AP District Honor Roll, and more districts are achieving this

Fourth Graders Learn About Geographic Information Systems

Mary Snow fourth graders enjoyed a presentation about Geographic Information Systems from Mrs. Stacy Doore, a computer scientist from the Center for Research and Evaluation from the University of Maine. The students learned about map making, satellites, and GIS systems. Through a 2-D and 3-D activity, the students realized how difficult it is to wrap a flat map evenly around a grapefruit. Next they tried to draw the map on the grapefruit and peel it off to make a flat

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