Portland School Notebook: Oct. 10

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Portland students named AP Scholars

PORTLAND — Forty-one students in the Portland Public Schools have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their achievement on the College Board’s Advanced Placement exams.

Three Portland High School students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. Those students are Mikhala Fogel, Marc Korobkin and Jaroth Lanzalotta.

Five Portland High students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.  The students are Christian Bowe, Simon Carroll, William Dykes, Sumit Sharma and Jordan Voisine.

Six Deering High School students received the AP Scholar with Honor Award: Madeline Burns, Siena Butterfield, Kyle Gendron, Andrea Levinsky, Caitlin Lowell and Sarah Varney.

Seventeen Portland High students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with grades of 3 or higher. Those students are Serena Adlerstein, Maxwell Aranson, Julia Conley, Krista Cooper, Emma Daponte, Oliver Hagelin, Casey Hart, Kristin Hebert, Ellen Jewett, Lydia-Rose Kesich, Devon Miller, Maura O’Conor, Jeffrey Peisner, Nicholas Rovnak, Leonard Schwartz, Carl Szanton and Odile Umwamikazi.

Ten Deering High students received the AP Scholar Award: Benjamin Barlock, Holly Bauer, Annamarie Chandler, Charlie Dupee, Grace Kiffney, Amanda Masse, Joseph Mcewen, Bruno Nedic, Rebecca Silver and Caitlin Very.

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Cheverus High School’s acapella vocal jazz group ‘Soulstice’ has been selected to perform at the 2012 Third Annual Jazz Education Network Convention in Louisville, Ky., on January 4-7, 2012. Members pictured here are (back row, from left) Nathan Caso, Erin Fitzpatrick, Christian Cilley; and (front row, from left) Samantha SaVaun, Bobbiella Andoh, Jake Boyce. Cheverus was one of two New England groups, along with the group from Berklee College of Music, invited to perform at the Convention.

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