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Northern School Notebook: Nov. 26

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Northern School Notebook: Nov. 26

Yarmouth High holds
fundraiser for U.S. troops

YARMOUTH — A documentary film screening and fundraiser for American soldiers serving in the Middle East is planned for 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9, at the Yarmouth High School Performing Arts Center.

The evening will begin with a screening of "The Way We Get By," a documentary about a group of senior citizens living in Bangor who gather at the local airport every day to thank American soldiers as they depart to and return from Iraq and Afghanistan.

After the film everyone is welcome to help pack and mail care packages to the 209th Aviation Support Battalion stationed in Tikrit, Iraq.

Cash donations are appreciated; or for a list of specific items requested by the Battalion, please contact David Pearl with Yarmouth High School at 846-5535.

Brennan earns film
scholarship

NEW YORK — Nicholas Brennan of Falmouth, a senior at Tisch School for the Arts at New York University, was awarded a $20,000 WTC Johnson Fellowship from the film and television faculty for excellence and promise in the profession.

Additionally, his recent film, "Hard Rock Havana," was named Best Film of the Year at the 2009 Portland Phoenix Short Film Festival.