Satellite archaeologist Sarah Parcak, Bangor High School Class of 1997, is the 2016 winner of the TED Prize, a $1 million cash award given to an individual with a project that is “ambitious and bold, with the ability to impact lives all across the globe.” Read the full article in the Bangor Daily News.
Congratulations to the Bangor High School Girls Varsity Soccer team on winning the State Championship! The Rams won 2-0 over Gorham to claim the title. They finished the season with an outstanding record of 15-2-1. The 2015 Varsity team was led by seniors Emily Gilmore (Goalkeeper), Erynne Sauda (Striker), Danyel Conway (Midfield), Emma Barnett (Mid/Striker), Maeve Harrigan (Back), Keely Markevich (Back), and Sarah Bragg (Mid/Back). Joe Johnson is the Head Coach, assisted by Mark Boulier, Dave McMahon, and Shannan Fotter.
The Bangor School Department will hold an Information Session about the Proficiency-Based Diploma for Grade 8 and 9 parents and community members on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm in Peakes Auditorium at Bangor High School. Parents and families are invited to learn more about requirements of the Proficiency-Based Diploma, which under Maine Law are in place beginning with the Class of 2019 and apply to all subsequent graduating classes. Through a formal presentation and follow-up question
Faculty and staff at each of our ten schools recognize the vital role of parents in their child’s school experience. Principals and teachers appreciate the importance of home school communication and look forward to conferencing with parents during the annual Parent Teacher Conferences scheduled for Monday, November 23rd from 4-7pm and Tuesday, November 24th from 8 am-3pm and 4-7 pm. Contact your child’s school for more information. Dr. Betsy Webb, Superintendent of Schools, will be available on the Monday evening of parent teacher conferences at the Downeast School, and
Bangor High School sophomores, juniors, and seniors sat for AP Exams over two weeks in May, the results of which show another year of exceptional achievement on this nationally-standardized set of exams: 181 students took a total of 472 AP Exams 90% of BHS students enrolled in an AP course sat for the exam Students sat for an average of 2.6 tests per test taker 81% of BHS test takers earned a score of 3 or higher, compared to 59.9%