North School Notebook: Nov. 15

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Student news from Greely High School

Three exchange students have joined the senior class at Greely High School. The students, all hailing from different countries, have integrated themselves into the student body, participating in all kinds of activities.

Leonardo Netto Medieros, 16, is from Salvador, Brazil. His hobbies include playing the bass, volleyball and going to the beach and movies with is friends. Amanda Garcia Gomez, 18, is from Barcelona, Spain and she enjoys going to the movies and the beach with her friends. In America, she has grown to love playing volleyball. Anne Neilson, 16, is from Jelling, Denmark and enjoys windsurfing and has been an avid sailor for over 10 years. Medieros and Neilson were both members of the cross country team, and Gomez was a part of the state champion volleyball team.

In other news, Greely High School Drama Club’s production of “Grease,” the musical, will be opening Nov. 17 and continuing until Nov. 20 with shows at 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat. and a 2 p.m. show on Sun.

Finally, Greely High School would like to congratulate the 36 seniors who earned Western Maine Conference All-Academics and the 25 athletes that made All-Conference athletic teams.

Contributed by Maine School Administrative District 51 student Katarina Pisini

Annual ski and apparel sale at Greely

The Greely High School alpine and Nordic ski teams will hold their annual ski and apparel sale on Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Greely High School cafeteria. Consignment drop off is Dec. 2 from 6-8 p.m. They will have new and used ski gear, ice skates and hockey equipment for sale. FMI contact Rodney 829-6031.

Falmouth students compete in debate tournament

Three varsity public forum debate teams from Falmouth High School competed at the Averill Invitational in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass. The students joined 55 varsity teams from across the country, debating on topics such as private sector investment in human space exploration versus public sector investment.

Sean Connolly, Ryan Tartre, Abbie Pratico, Nate Wolf, Michael Norton and Kyle Grigel represented Falmouth High School at the competition. Wolf and Pratico advanced to the quarterfinals while Grigel and Norton won the tournament, beating out Summit Prep from California in the final round. Individual speaker awards were presented to Grigel, Wolf and Pratico.