Portland School Notebook: March 29

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PATHS hosts benefit
fashion show April 8

PORTLAND — Fashion marketing students at Portland Arts and Technology High School will debut their work at the “Collections 2010 Fashion Show,” on April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the Deering High School auditorium. 

The Collections 2010 Fashion Show will raise money to benefit PROP’s Foster Grandparent program and will feature three foster grandparents as models.

A silent auction at the show will feature accessories such as purses, jewelry and gift certificates.

Cindy Williams, WCSH News Center 6 anchorwoman, will be the guest commentator.  

Tickets to the show are $5 in advance or $7 at the door. For advance tickets, please call 874-8165, ext. 6522. Children ages 12 and under are free.

Portland students selected
for Principal’s Award

PORTLAND — The names of Portland students who were selected to receive their school’s 2010 Principal’s Award were recently announced.

The award is sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association and is given out at 140 schools throughout Maine to recognize a high school senior’s academic achievement and citizenship.

Selected students in Portland schools include Amelia Krahe of Scarborough, Catherine McAuley High School; Katie Cole, Casco Bay High School; Mohdis Delijani, Deering High School, and Molly Monaghan, Portland High School.

The students will attend an honors luncheon held April 3 for all the 2010 recipients, where five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.

Local students advance
in state geography bee

PORTLAND — Three Portland students were selected as semifinalists in the 2010 Maine Geographic Bee.

Jacob Haas, a sixth grade student at Lyman Moore Middle School, Jacob Morrow-Spitzer, an eighth grade student at King Middle School and Margaret Parker, a seventh grade student at Lincoln Middle School, will compete in the bee with approximately 100 students on April 9 at the University of Southern Maine’s Abromson Center in Portland.

The state winner will receive $100, the “National Geographic Collegiate Atlas of the World,” and a trip to Washington, D.C. to represent Maine in the national finals.