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Portland school notebook: March 1


Portland school notebook: March 1

Deering hosts
blood drive

PORTLAND — The Deering High School junior class is sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive on March 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the school’s gym. 

The drive is open to community members, as well as staff and students. 

For more information, please call 874-8260.

'Once Upon a Mattress'
debuts at Deering

PORTLAND — The Deering High School Players will be performing “Once Upon a Mattress,” between March 4 and March 6 at the Deering High School auditorium. 

Performances will take place at 7 p.m., Thursdsay through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $8 for students, and $12 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at the Deering attendance office during the school day.

Donations will also be accepted at the show for a pet food drive to benefit the Animal Refugee League.

For more information, please contact Kathleen Harris at harrik@portlandschools.org.

Portland schools
perform free concerts

PORTLAND — Student musical groups from Portland's public middle and high schools will be featured in  a series of free concerts.

On March 11 at 6:30 p.m., a concert featuring all middle school and high school concert bands will take place in the Deering High School auditorium.
A chorus concert with students from all of the Portland middle and high schools will be held on March 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Portland High School auditorium.

All concerts are free and open to the public.