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Deering High School

  • Correction

    A photo on Page 9 of the June 10 edition of The Forecaster should have identified Heather Muzzy as valedictorian of the Deering High School Class of 2009.

  • Portland's Class of 2009

    Deering High School seniors stand by row to make the walk to the podium at the Cumberland County Civic Center, where they received their diplomas on June 3. (Michael Barriault photo)

  • Deering H.S. senior leaves legacy, shoots for the stars

    PORTLAND — Deering High School Principal Ken Kunin said Adrian Matos is a person who identifies his challenges and works to meet them head on.  For Matos, those challenges have been many and varied. Despite it all, however, Matos will graduate with honors from DHS, along with nea...

  • Portland chemistry teacher gets regional award

    PORTLAND — A Deering High School chemistry teacher has been honored by the New England Institute of Chemists. The NEIC announced on Monday that DHS teacher Cheryl B. Dominic was one of six New England teachers to receive a chemistry teacher award. Dominic is the only teacher in t...

  • Charges dropped against 2 former DHS coaches

    PORTLAND — The Cumberland County district attorney's office dropped charges last month against two former Deering High School assistant baseball coaches who were accused of furnishing a place for minors to consume alcohol. Communications Director Tamara Getchell of the DA's offic...

  • High school rivalry fuels Portland hardwood debate

    Deering wants time on a new parquet floor, but PHS parents object PORTLAND — Residents are accustomed to the rivalry between Portland and Deering high schools on the basketball court. But now they're competing over the hardwood itself. A request ha...

  • Sheriff: Coach's escorted release from prison not a policy violation

    PORTLAND — An intake sergeant who helped a former Deering High School baseball coach avoid the news media when the coach was released from the Cumberland County Jail did not violate jail policy and did not provide special treatment to the prisoner, Sheriff Mark Dion said last week. ...

  • When teenage romance goes wrong

    Portland schools host expert on abusive relationships

  • Deering High School Auditorium gets $100k face lift

    PORTLAND — For years, Deering High School's drama and music programs have grown bigger than their historic auditorium, which was originally designed in 1942 for lectures and very small music performances.

  • Coach sentenced to jail for role in Deering HS party

    PORTLAND — A former Deering High School assistant coach was sentenced to 10 days in jail, 50 hours of community service and fined $2,000 for his role in hosting an underage drinking party last year for the high school baseball team.