Northern School Notebook: Oct. 12

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FCP’s Toy 5K,

Fun Run upcoming

FALMOUTH — The second annual Falmouth Community Program’s TOY 5K and Fun Run will be held Sunday, Oct. 23, starting and finishing at Falmouth Community Park.

All race profits benefit Southern Maine Toys for Tots, and participants are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy on the day of the race

Advance registration is available online at Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The fun run for kids begins at 8:30 a.m. and the adult 5K run/walk starts at 9 a.m. Awards and prizes will go to top finishers.

For those unable to attend the race, donations of a new, unwrapped toy will be accepted now through October 23 and can be dropped off at toy bins near the main offices at all three Falmouth public schools.

For more information, please contact the race organizer, Maine’s 2010 Teacher of the year, Kevin Grover at

Falmouth sailing team

competes in regattas

FALMOUTH — Falmouth High School sailing team members Tily Milburn  and Anna Morin recently competed in the Becton Cup: Maine State Women’s Double-Handed Championship and Maine Maritime Academy Women’s Downeast Double-Handed Invitation Regatta held near Castine.

The team sailed against students from high schools in Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Milburn and Morin finished in second place overall for the two regattas.

The team will next compete in the Wolfboro Bay Challenge, hosted by Brewster Academy and NESSA Fall Fun Fest for the Geekman Trophy on the Charles River Basin at the Boston Community Boating Center.

Sidebar Elements

Members of North Yarmouth Academy’s class of 1961, pictured here, recently celebrated their 50th reunion. Former classmates gathered for a campus tour and reception at the home of newly installed NYA Head of School Brad Choyt, followed by a luncheon at the Royal River Grillhouse.