Portland School Notebook: Jan 10

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Portland High School Honor Roll
Addendum, First Quarter 2010-2011

Grade 9: Kate Hull, High Honors
Grade 10: Tate Gale, High Honors

Portland school board
public hearing Jan. 25

PORTLAND — The Portland School Board is holding a public hearing for parents, school staff and community members at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25 in the King Middle School cafeteria to discuss the Portland Public Schools budget for the 2012 fiscal year.  

The Jan. 25 hearing will provide an opportunity for members of the public to learn about the budget process, ask questions and give input.  

For the latest budget information, please visit http://www2.portlandschools.org/school-budget.  

Lyman Moore students
perform “Guys and Dolls, Jr.”

PORTLAND — Students at Lyman Moore Middle School are presenting “Guys and Dolls Jr.,” at the school over the next two weekends, beginning Friday, Jan. 14.

Showtimes are 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 14-15 and Jan. 21-22; and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays, Jan. 16 and Jan. 23. Tickets are available at the door for $10 for adults and $5 for students.

11 named to Portland’s
Comp. Plan committee

PORTLAND — The Portland School Board has appointed 11 civic and educational leaders to the Portland Public Schools’ Comprehensive Planning Steering Committee.  

The committee is charged with drafting a comprehensive plan for the district’s curriculum, facilities, operations and finances and submitting the plan to the Portland School Board for final approval.

Members include Dr. Lane Clarke, assistant professor of education at the University of New England; Dr. Glenn Cummings, president and executive director of Good Will-Hinckley; Dr. Lelia DeAndrade, director of grant-making at the Maine Community Foundation; Peter Eglinton, former chair of the Portland School Board; Ken Farber, attorney for Central Maine Power Co.; Carter Friend, vice president of community impact at United Way of Greater Portland; Amy Johnson, acting assistant director of the University of Southern Maine’s Center for Education Policy, Applied Research, and Evaluation; Dee Kelsey, principal of Dee Kelsey and Associates; David Ruff, executive director of the Great Schools Partnership; Steven Scharf, president of SCS Media Services; and Barbara Stoddard, community member and parent volunteer.