Northern School Notebook: Nov. 10

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Falmouth High presents
‘The Beaux Stratagem’

FALMOUTH — Romance and adventure collide in the English comedy, “The Beaux’ Stratagem,” to be performed this weekend by The Theatre Company at Falmouth High School.

After squandering their fortunes, two young men seek the easy life by courting two ladies of status and fortune. But the plot takes some wild turns when true love complicates their scheme.

“The Beaux’ Stratagem” will be presented at the high school theater at 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 12-14 and at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15. Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at the door.

Kargul to play benefit
concert for RSU 5 program

FREEPORT — On Saturday, Nov. 21, noted pianist and USM music faculty member Laura Kargul will play a benefit concert for the Freeport Schools/RSU 5 Aspirations Partnership program.

Kargul is giving a solo performance of her recent American premiere of a long-lost work by Cesar Franck, “Souvenirs d’Aix-la-Chapelle,” along with music from select operas.

The Freeport Schools Aspirations Partnership supports community partnerships primarily through three key initiatives: a mentoring program that matches community members with RSU 5 students in grades 3-12; the Martin Luther King Day of Service where over 125 students perform community service; and the LL Bean Aspirations Grants, which funds proposals made by teachers, students and community members that raise student aspirations and inspire school-wide change.

Proceeds from the concert will directly support the mentoring program and will help purchase supplies for the numerous volunteer projects for the Martin Luther King Day of Service.

The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Freeport Performing Arts Center, 30 Holbrook St., Freeport. Tickets are $10 adult, $7 seniors, and $5 for students. For advance tickets and information, call 865-0928 ext.29.

Freeport High hosts
elective program night

FREEPORT — On Monday, Nov. 16, Freeport High School will hold its ninth annual Summer/ Semester/ Gap Year Program information night from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center.

Students and parents can meet with representatives of special elective programs that go beyond the traditional classroom experience. Program opportunities range from summer, semester, year-long or gap-year.

Participating programs include American Field Service, Rotary Youth Exchange Program, The Maine Coast Semester- Chewonki, The Island School, The Ocean Classroom Foundation, Experiment In International Living, National Outdoor Leadership School, CityTerm Masters School, Coastal Studies for Girls, Outward Bound School, Kieve West, CIEE: Council on International Educational Exchange, World Challenge Expeditions, Apogee Adventures and Safe Passage.

Parents and students from area communities are also welcome.

For more information, contact Judy Wood at 653-9557, or Mari Baker at 865-4706 ext. 303.


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n-falHSTheater-111209.JPG“The Beaux Stratagem” is the latest production of The Theatre Company at Falmouth High School. From left, Courtney Wood, Tommy Bazarian, Reilly Bayer, Maddie Tierney, Sophie Chaney and Evey Connerty-Marin.