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Gymnasium Named in Honor of Coach Kelley

On June 18, 2014, the gymnasium at the James F. Doughty School was named in honor of Coach Robert Kelley.  Coach Kelley taught physical education at the school from 1958 to 1987 when it was Fifth Street Junior High School, and then at Bangor High School from 1987 to 2000. Coach Kelley also coached baseball, basketball, soccer, and intramurals at Fifth Street Junior High School from 1959 to 1983. In 1969, he became Bangor High School’s Varsity Baseball Coach and

2013-2014 Last Student Day

The 2013-2014 School Calendar provided for three storm days and we used a total of four days. Therefore, the last student day K-12 will be Thursday, June 19, 2014.

BHS Junior wins the Maine Jr. Stockholm Water Prize

BHS STEM Academy junior, Mary Butler, has earned the top award in Maine’s Stockholm Junior Water Prize and will represent Maine at the 2014 U.S. National SJWP Competition in Herndon, Virginia in June. The top research project among the 51 state entries will earn the right to compete at the International SJWP competition in Stockholm, Sweden in August. Sponsored by the Water Environment Foundation of Alexandria, VA, the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition is the world’s most prestigious water-science

BHS earns National Silver Award

US News & World Report and the respected American Institutes for Research (AIR) have established BHS in the top 10% of over 19,400 schools in the 2014 publication America’s Best High Schools, earning BHS a second consecutive National Silver Award. According to the U.S. News & World Report online publication, AIR bases its research “on the key principles that a great high school must serve all of its students well, not just those who are college bound, and that is

Bangor High School on List of America’s Most Challenging High Schools

BANGOR – Jay Mathews, education columnist for the Washington Post, has released his annual Index of Most Challenging Schools, and Bangor High School is one of only six Maine high schools on the list. Mr. Mathews explains that he designed the list “in contrast to the usual ranking of schools by test score averages, which is more of an indication of how affluent the parents are than of how good the school is.” The index measures the number of college-level

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