Northern School Notebook: Dec. 7

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Greely chorus, singers
perform holiday concert

CUMBERLAND — The Greely High School Chorus and Madrigal Singers are presenting their annual holiday concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Congregational Church in Cumberland.

The concert will feature favorite carols and signature pieces in four different languages.  

While there is no charge for admission, donations are welcome. The church is located at 282 Main St. at the corner of Main Street and Tuttle Road.

For more information, contact the Greely High School Music Department at 829-4805, ext. 400.

Greely club offers
‘holiday drop-n-shop’

CUMBERLAND — Middle and high school students from The Greely Japan Club Travel Group are hosting a “holiday drop-n-shop childcare” fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 18 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Greely Middle School.

Parents are welcome to drop off their children for an afternoon of crafts, Japanese anime movies and snacks supervised by the club’s Red Cross-certified babysitters.

The club will also have an affordable holiday gift store with gently used toys and gifts for children and adults available for purchase.
Preschool-age children who are potty-trained through grade 5 can attend.

The total cost for the four hours is $20 per child. Additional siblings are $15.

Pre-registration is requested at, but drop-ins are also welcome.

The club is fundraising to support a student-exchange trip to Namioka, Japan in July 2011. For more information please visit

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Student musicians from Falmouth Middle School honored veterans with a performance of patriotic arrangements at a Veteran’s Day ceremony held at 75 State Street in Portland. Pictured here, from left, are 75 State Street resident, Roger Monroe, FMS band director, Larry Jackson, and FMS band members, Elias Robinson and Russell Barnard. Jackson will be returning to 75 State Street with students from a clarinet and flute ensemble on Monday, Dec. 13, to perform a collection of holiday favorites for the residents.