Northern School Notebook: April 17

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Greely students inducted into language honors societies

CUMBERLAND — On March 14, the Greely High School Language Honor Societies held their annual induction ceremonies. In order to be included, students must have completed the first semester of level three Spanish or French or level two of Latin. The students must also be on the Honor Roll and have an “A” in their language class during the semester of induction. They must also have a cumulative average of “A-” or better in their language class for the three preceding semesters.

Eight students were inducted into the 15-member French Honors Society, while nine joined the six current members in the Latin Honors Society and 16 students joined the 23 current members of the Spanish National Honors Society.

-Contributed by Katarini Pisini, MSAD #51 Student School Board Representative

Bernie’s Restaurant helps Falmouth Project Grad

FALMOUTH – The owners of Bernie’s Restaurant, Jen and Adam Shapiro, recently hosted a fundraising dinner for Falmouth High School’s 2012 Project Graduation.

They donated supplies and gave 100 percent of one night’s restaurant business for Project Grad. Students from the class of 2012 took orders and served up spaghetti and pizza to the customers. The fundraiser raised $1,000.

NYA VEX Robotics team heads to World Championships

NORTH YARMOUTH — The VEX Robotics team from North Yarmouth Academy recently qualified to attend the VEX World Championship in Anaheim, Calif. The invitation is based on their performance in the programming skills challenge at the New England Championship in Worcester, Mass. The team will compete against teams from around the world, including Singapore, New Zealand, Cyprus, Malaysia, Mexico, El Salvador, China and Canada.

Team members include Muriel Adams, Anna Bilodeau, Ben Claytor, Will Coleman, Ben Ford, Matt Hawkins, Phong Ho, Austin Kidder, Rhiannon Ramsey-Brimberg and Katherine Roche.

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Rep. Meredith Strang Burgess, R-Cumberland, recently hosted a group of third-grade students from the Mabel I. Wilson School in Cumberland. The students toured the Statehouse and the Maine State Museum, and learned about arrowhead making.