Penquis Valley facility upgrade referendum on Thursday

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Submitted by Sethen on May 8, 2018 - 12:27pm

Stuart Hedstrom • May 7, 2018

MILO — On Thursday, May 10 residents of the SAD 41 towns of Atkinson, Brownville, LaGrange and Milo will head to their respective polls to vote on an approximate $2.3 million heating system upgrade and energy efficiency project at the Penquis Valley School.

“This is a project that is a long time in the making,” Superintendent Michael Wright said during a May 2 public information session at the school. “Back in 2011 we put in two new boilers in this complex. Then we wanted to look at what it would cost to upgrade the heating system from steam to hot water.”

Wright said this started a process of looking at the bigger picture for the now 52-year-old facility as well as the other... Read More

SAD 41 students to be presented with Maine College Circle scholarships May 17

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Submitted by Sethen on May 8, 2018 - 12:14pm

Staff, Piscataquis Observer • May 8, 2018

On Thursday, May 17 there will be two assemblies held in SAD 41 schools to honor 34 students who will be awarded $100 scholarships from the Maine College Circle’s College Aspirations Scholarship program.

This program involves students in grades 3-6. Scholarships are awarded based on essays written by the students and scored by local retired teachers and other school staff. The essays focus on what the students identify as their career aspirations and include information about what post secondary education they will need to pursue to meet their goals, what courses they will need to take and what college/university/trade school they would plan to attend.

To date, 313 SAD 41... Read More

Touch -A- Truck

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Black Festival - June 2nd

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Milo Library News Article - May 2018

News - Milo Library
Submitted by MiloLibrary on May 6, 2018 - 11:27am

Milo Free Public Library
News Article

by Rochelle Williams
May, 2018

QUESTION:  Please let us know if you are interested in having a Children’s Summer Reading Program this year at the Milo Library.  We are asking the public due to lower participation in the past two years.  The program would run from the last week of June through July (5 weeks).  If you are interested, please give us a call at 943-2612.

Kathy’s pick is ‘I’d rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance (e e cummings)’.  Come and check out the selected variety and you may find a new author.

We have many donated puzzles (500 to 1,000 pieces), DVD’s, VHS movies and books on CD’s.  They can be checked out just... Read More

Maine College Circle Awards Scholarships in M.S.A.D. 41 Schools

Submitted by Susan Worcester on May 3, 2018 - 11:15pm

            On Thursday, May 17th, there will be two assemblies held in M.S.A.D. #41 schools to honor 34 students who will be awarded $100 scholarships from the Maine College Circle’s College Aspirations Scholarship program. This program involves students in grades 3 through 6. Scholarships are awarded based on essays written by the students and scored by local retired teachers and other school staff. The essays focus on what the students identify as their career aspirations and include information about what post secondary education they will need to pursue to meet their goals, what courses they will need to take and what college/university/trade school they would plan to attend.

To date, 313 M.S.A.D. #41 students have received scholarships totaling $31,300. The... Read More

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