Bangor High School has been honored to be selected as a participant of the University of Maine’s Congress to Campus Program. The Congress to Campus Program was established by the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress to improve college students’ understanding of Congress and American government and to encourage them to consider careers in public service. Since 1996, former members of Congress have made more than 170 visits to campuses throughout the nation. Former Congressmen Gil Guknecht (R-MN, 1995-2007)
Friends of Cameron Stadium is pleased to announce that the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation has generously awarded a grant in the amount of $20,000 toward its renovation project. Funds from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation will go toward the construction of rest rooms and locker rooms at the Garland Street recreational facility. “We’re so grateful for the support of the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation,” stated Superintendent of Schools Dr. Betsy Webb. “Cameron Stadium was in desperate need of improvements, and
The Bangor School Department and SportsNet Maine are partnering together to feature BHS athletic programs and provide hands-on learning for students. SportsNet Maine is a media company that specializes in live streaming of high school athletics. The company partners with the Bangor Daily News to stream select local high school basketball games; SportsNet Maine then provides archived access to recorded broadcasts on its website at www.sportsnetmaine.com and on-demand through Time Warner Cable. SportsNet Maine is seeking to expand to other
Recognizing that stronger connections to school, healthier bodies, and improved achievement-readiness directly contributes to the mission of Academic Excellence for All, the Bangor School Department offers a variety of co-curricular, extra-curricular, intramural and athletic programs. This fall, 303 students at Bangor High School, or 27% of the student body, are participating on 15 different teams including football, field hockey, cheerleading, boys’ and girls’ soccer, boys’ and girls’ cross-country, and golf.
Seven Bangor High School students were recognized this summer by the New York Times Learning Network for their online comments about news articles. Paige Brown was selected as a Runner-Up, and Maggie Mahaney, Stanley Clarke, Sam Han, Nicholas Danby, Vanessa Graham, and Elizabeth Robbins were selected as Honorable Mentions. The students commented on news articles as part of the summer reading and writing assignment for this year’s AP English Language and Composition course, and various young adult authors served as