Southern School Notebook: Nov. 10

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Weatherbie uses education to give back

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. — Nathan Weatherbie, of Cape Elizabeth, is using his Small Group Communication class at Lock Haven University to give back to the community.

A junior at Lock Haven, Weatherbie – along with the rest of his class – chose to do the service project, rather than a presentation on small group communication. The class was broken up into several different teams and all were responsible for finding their own charities as beneficiaries.

Weatherbie is a member of Team America and is running a clothing drive for the Salvation Army. The team’s clothing drive will run through Nov. 18. For more information or to donate to Team America’s project visit www.lhup.edu/service.

SPHS marching band repeats gold performance

SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland High School Red Riot Marching Band repeated last year’s superior performance during the Maine Band Director’s Association finals on Oct. 29.

The group of 84 students, achieved gold medal distinction by being the only Maine group to receive a gold medal rating in each of the last four seasons. Receiving gold in the areas of drum major, color guard, visuals, percussion, music, general effect and over all, the band performed the music of composer Trevor Rabin, playing “National Treasure,” and “Remember the Titans.”

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