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School district settles with former Kennebunk teacher over racist incidents  Press Herald

The school district for the towns of Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel has reached a settlement with a former teacher who filed a complaint last year ...



Kennebunk schools agree to pay $50K to settle claims of racism by former teacher  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — The Regional School Unit 21 board of directors on Monday agreed to pay former Kennebunk High School teacher Rosa Slack $50,000 ...



Kennebunk school district paid $50000 to settle ex-teacher's racism complaint  Press Herald

A York County school district paid $50,000 to settle a discrimination complaint by a former teacher and also agreed to amend her employee evaluation from two ...



Kennebunk High graduate honored with 2019 Bloomberg Fellowship  Press Herald

KENNEBUNK — It's been quite a journey from attending Kennebunk High School to being honored as one of the top public health officials in America, but that's ...



RSU 21 board appoints acting superintendent  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — The RSU 21 Board of Directors accepted the resignation of Superintendent Katie Hawes Monday, and voted unanimously to appoint Assistant ...



RSU 21 pays teacher $50K to settle race-based complaint  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK, Maine — The RSU 21 board of directors on Monday agreed to pay former Kennebunk High School teacher Rosa Slack $50000 to settle a ...



RSU 21, former teacher reach settlement in race-based complaint  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — The RSU 21 Board of Directors voted Monday to approve a settlement with former Kennebunk High School teacher Rosa Slack in a race-based ...



RSU 21 pays former teacher $50K to settle race-based complaint  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — The RSU 21 Board of Directors on Monday agreed to pay former Kennebunk High School teacher Rosa Slack $50000 to settle a race-based ...



Anonymous reporting tool gains traction in Maine schools  Press Herald

After a student party marking the end of the school year a few weeks ago, a report came in to officials in Kennebunk's Regional School Unit 21 about a video of ...



Kennebunk native earns Bloomberg Fellowship | Kennebunk  Mainely Media

KENNEBUNK — It's been quite a journey from attending high school classes at Kennebunk High School to being honored as one of the top public health ...



Alvaro Huezo Coto: Kennebunk High School  Press Herald

Alvaro Huezo Coto has picked coffee berries, earning $1.25 for every 25 pounds, and worked at construction sites for $8 a day. Sometimes he earned more ...



Racist intimidation, cover-up alleged at Kennebunk High  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK, Maine — A former Kennebunk High School teacher says she felt fearful for her family's safety after a student threatened to burn her house down, ...



Racist incident at Kennebunk school grows into wider conflict  Press Herald

Rosa Slack, a former teacher at the school, files a complaint, saying the district retaliated after she accused them of not adequately backing her up. By Noel K.



Kennebunk High School celebrates Class of 2019  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — “Maintain an attitude of gratitude and you will never have an unfulfilling day,” Kennebunk High School English teacher Andrew Young told the ...



Hundreds Turn Out In Kennebunk As School Board Takes Steps To Address Racism Allegations  Maine Public

School board members at RSU 21 in Kennebunk agreed Monday night to take steps towards launching an independent investigation into the district's response.



Kennebunk High School honor roll  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Administrators at Kennebunk High School have announced top academic performers achieving distinction on the school's honor roll for the ...



Kennebunk superintendent defends response to racist incidents in schools  Press Herald

Incidents involving a Confederate flag at Kennebunk High School spiraled into a wider conflict after the administration's response led to a complaint to the Maine ...



Kennebunk School Board Takes Steps To Investigate Racist Incidents At High School  Maine Public

The school board for RSU 21 in Kennebunk is hiring legal counsel to help it select an independent investigator to look into racist incidents in the.



'It's a huge step forward': School district finishing $56.5M in renovations  Bangor Daily News

It's just beyond our expectations. We're so grateful to the community,” the high school principal said. “What I saw the other night is so much pride from the ...



Residents, colleagues say superintendent forced high school principal to resign  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — The retirement of Kennebunk High School Principal Sue Cressey has come into question by residents who feel she was forced into ...



Former teacher accuses Maine high school of covering up racist incidents  Bangor Daily News

Details of history teacher Rosa Slack's three years at Kennebunk High School are revealed in a race-based and whistleblower's retaliation complaint filed with ...



Boston law firm hired to investigate racism in Kennebunk schools  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — A Boston-based law firm specializing in internal investigations in education has been chosen to conduct the independent investigation ...



RSU 21 to launch 'independent investigation' into claims of racism  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

KENNEBUNK, Maine — School officials for RSU 21 announced they will be launching an “independent investigation” into claims of racism at Kennebunk High ...



Michelle Taylor  Mainely Media

Michelle Taylor, 47, of Biddeford, died peacefully Thursday night, June 13, 2019 at Maine Medical Center in Portland following a brave battle with cancer.



Scholar Notes - News - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH  Seacoastonline.com

Cathy McCulley of Cape Neddick, Maine, is among the largest graduating class in UMass Lowell's history. McCulley received a doctoral degree in leadership in ...



RSU 21 extends Kennebunk High principal's contract  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The Regional School Unit 21 School Board voted Jan. 28 to extend Kennebunk High School Principal Sue Cressey's contract by one year. Cressey, who is ...



Hard work in school, life, inspires Kennebunk graduate  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — When Cameron Munro was 7 years old, he began weeding gardens for a family friend. He's still weeding and doing other farm chores — but ...



'A complete failure in leadership': Community members blast district officials over racism in schools  Bangor Daily News

A group of high school students also presented school officials their own proposal for an equity action plan.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...



Kennebunk community mobilizes in wake of racism claims  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — In the days following the revelation of racist events that a black teacher said drove her and at least one family of color out of town, community ...



Kennebunk voters give overwhelming approval to ban on balloon releases  Press Herald

Kennebunk on Tuesday became the second town in Maine to ban the intentional release of balloons and the first community to prohibit people from displaying ...



Kennebunk teacher acquitted of sex charges with student speaks out  Press Herald

Former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne, acquitted in July by a jury on sex charges involving a student, talked about her life and what may be ...



Teachers on both sides of school principal controversy say they fear retaliation  Bangor Daily News

All teachers who weighed in on the controversy agreed they want to move past it.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor ...



'Into the Woods' is a unified effort  Biddeford Journal Tribune

“Theater is for everyone.” It was with this ideal that Kennebunk High School Drama Teacher and Director Marianne Pillsbury approached the spring production ...



Kennebunk stays hot, knocks out Lincoln Academy in A South girls' matchup  Bangor Daily News

The Rams outscored the Eagles 53-33 Monday night at the Portland Exposition Building.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...



RSU 21 candidates talk key issues  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — Candidates running for four open seats on the RSU 21 Board of Directors fielded questions at a candidates' forum held at Kennebunk ...



Leo Martin remembered as educational leader  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNKPORT — Former Maine Commissioner of Education and longtime local superintendent Leo G. Martin is being remembered for his tireless devotion ...



Banner salute for SAVE Club  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK – A flag designed by a student-led group at Kennebunk High School is receiving recognition from a national organization for its creative approach ...



Fairy tales to collide during 'Into the Woods' musical in Kennebunk  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Stephen Sondheim's Tony-Award-winning musical “Into the Woods” will be presented by the Kennebunk High School's Performing Arts ...



Kennebunk High School theater manager resigns after social media investigation, but now wants to stay  Press Herald

Michael Herman set up a fake Facebook account so he could join community discussion groups that were talking about the school's theater program. By Gillian ...



A group of Kennebunk High School teachers are sticking by their coworker: Jill LaMontagne.  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Despite accusations of sexual abuse and an ongoing trial, a group of Kennebunk High School teachers are sticking by their coworker: Jill LaMontagne.



Kennebunk High grads making their mark as college coaches  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Every high school team has players on it who you can point to and say “they will be a coach one day.” That has certainly been the case at Kennebunk High ...



Kennebunk Vietnam vet’s spirit lives on - Part 2  Seacoastonline.com

Last month's Kennebunk Town Column focused on York County DAV/DAVA Chapter 19 in Sanford named in honor of KHS graduate Thomas Wayne Bazemore.



Teen testifies on relationship with Kennebunk teacher  Foster's Daily Democrat

ALFRED, Maine — A former Kennebunk High School student testified in court on Monday that he fell in love with a teacher who offered to help him academically, ...



Superintendent Hawes leaving RSU 21 for position at USM  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — In an email sent to district staff Friday afternoon, RSU 21 Superintendent Katie Hawes announced she is leaving the district and has accepted a ...



With $25 scratch-off, Kennebunkport man wins $1 million  Press Herald

Never in his nearly three decades of paving, plowing and sanding roads for the Maine Department of Transportation did Robert Stuart ever dream that he would ...



Kennebunk standouts headed to the next level  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — It was a special day at Kennebunk High School on Friday as three seniors signed their National Letters of Intent to play sports at the next level.



Alleged victim testifies in former Kennebunk High teacher's sex trial  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ALFRED — The alleged victim in the sex trial of former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne testified Monday that their relationship began when she ...



Veteran educator to be nominated as assistant principal at Kennebunk High  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — A veteran educator will be nominated to become the new assistant principal at Kennebunk High School. The nomination of William Putnam, ...



Maine schools consider later start times to let students sleep  Bangor Daily News

About a third of the schools in York and Cumberland counties have either changed their start times or are considering doing so.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...



Former Kennebunk teacher takes the stand to defend herself against sexual assault charges  Press Herald

Jill Lamontagne says the former student was troubled and that her concern for his safety was behind calls she made to him in May 2017. By tammy wellsjournal ...



Higher education reform can help Maine retain its youth  The Maine Wire

In 2009, I graduated from high school and left for college. I planned to spend four years away and return better educated to live and work in my home state, but ...



Several high schools in York County rated among best in state  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Several York County high schools made the U.S. News and World Report list of top-performing public high schools. U.S. News teamed up ...



Kennebunk student inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa  Biddeford Journal Tribune

CANTON, N.Y. — Grace W. Robinson of Kennebunk has been inducted into the St. Lawrence University chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa, the national ...



RSU 21 launches 'investigation' into claims of racism  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The detailed statement released Thursday by the school board say they plan to investigate claims of racism at Kennebunk High School made to Portland Press ...



Acquitted Kennebunk teacher finding feet after trial  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

More than a month after her trial, acquitting her of 14 counts of sexual assault was complete, former Kennebunk High School teacher, Jill Lamontagne is back at ...



Rams capture Sullivan Duals title  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK — The Kennebunk wrestling team captured the 2018 Sullivan Duals championship with an impressive performance on Saturday at York High School.



Incidents of racism on the rise this year in Maine schools  Press Herald

Reports of hate speech and racist incidents involving students in 2 districts come as an official in the Attorney General's Office says he has seen more such ...



Former Kennebunk teacher found not guilty of sexually assaulting student  Press Herald

After deliberating two hours, a York County jury acquits 30-year-old Jill Lamontagne of 14 charges of sexual misconduct involving a former Kennebunk High ...



Kennebunk High grads set out on new journey by acknowledging beloved teacher  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Riding a roller coaster of emotions, the Kennebunk High School Class of 2018 embarked upon the next chapter of their lives following the ...



Because balloons endanger wildlife, Mainers join national push to end mass releases  Press Herald

Will Jones was 6 and on a whale watch off the Maine coast when he locked eyes with a humpback whale. That intense interaction was broken moments later ...



Kennebunk becomes latest town to ban mass balloon releases  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — Voters on Tuesday approved an ordinance banning the outdoor display and release of balloons by a margin of 852 to 376.



Football Preview: Kennebunk defense ready to step up in 2018  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — The Kennebunk High School football team brings back plenty of firepower on the offensive side of the ball, but as the old saying goes “defense ...



RSU 21 will appeal Thornton Academy Middle School court decision  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ARUNDEL — Regional School Unit 21 will appeal the decision of the Maine Superior Court that Arundel middle school students have the right to attend private ...



Kennebunk voters to consider partial ban on balloons  Bangor Daily News

The ordinance would prohibit the outdoor release and the outdoor display of all types of balloons, but would not prevent the sale of balloons in town, or use ...



Students seek solar, wind, tidal energies to power a Maine island  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Students from a Maine high school and university are joining forces to research what it will take for an entire island to go off the power grid, and the timing is ...



Longtime Kennebunk High School teacher dies unexpectedly  WMTW Portland

Counselors will be at Kennebunk High School on Tuesday as students and staff mourn a longtime teacher. John Daley died suddenly on Sunday in New ...



Court upholds ruling to allow Arundel students to attend TAMS  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ARUNDEL – A York County judge has upheld an October ruling that Regional School Unit 21 is required to pay for Arundel students who choose to attend ...



Former Kennebunk High School Teacher Indicted on Several Sex Related Counts with Underaged Student  WABI

A former Kennebunk High School teacher turned herself into police Wednesday after being indicted for more than a dozen sex related counts involving a ...



Ex-Kennebunk teacher found not guilty of sexual assault  Bangor Daily News

ALFRED, Maine — Former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne has been found not guilty on 14 counts alleging she sexually assaulted a then ...



High school's pride flag moved inside after transgender student's request  WMTW Portland

Transgender student did not want to attract media attention, officials say.



Kennebunk High School graduate plans future of giving back  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Kennebunk High School senior Sydney Waitt is planning a future helping others. The 18-year-old, who will graduate Sunday, is planning to ...



Judge rules again that district must pay for students to attend out-of-town middle school  Bangor Daily News

RSU 21 Superintendent Katie Hawes said Wednesday that the latest ruling was not unexpected, and the district will continue to pursue its appeal.. Maine news ...



Kennebunk dominates Greely at Waterhouse  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BIDDEFORD — The top seed in any tournament will usually spend at least the first few games on their home field. Unfortunately for the No. 1 Kennebunk Rams ...



Kennebunk teacher exchanged 94 texts with student, computer expert says  Lewiston Sun Journal

LFRED — A forensic computer expert testified Tuesday that former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne and the male student she is accused of ...



'I couldn't move': Former teacher acquitted of sexual assault opens up about accusations  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — When Jill Lamontagne learned last June she was being accused of sexually assaulting a Kennebunk High School student, she felt her ...



Arundel students may attend school in Saco, court says  Press Herald

SACO — Regional School Unit 21 is required to pay for Arundel students who choose to attend Thornton Academy Middle School in Saco, according to a ...



National Signing Day at Kennebunk, Thornton Academy  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The first day of the NCAA signing period was Wednesday, November 14 and athletes from Kennebunk High School and Thornton Academy made their college ...



Community members, students press school board for action  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — A handful of community members earlier this week continued the call for transparency and accountability from the RSU 21 board of directors ...



Rams take home Bob Walker Duals title  Biddeford Journal Tribune

The Kennebunk High School wrestling team captured the Bob Walker Duals championship last weekend with an impressive 5-0 record at their home tournament ...



Recap: Maine high school basketball tournament, Feb. 20 — Tourney Time — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

We'll be following another full day of tourney action as teams compete in the quarterfinals and semifinals throughout the state. Check back here for the latest ...



Top-seeded Rams begin title quest - Sports - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — The Kennebunk High School girls lacrosse team's road to a state championship appearance begins on Saturday when it hosts South Portland ...



Leal takes over Kennebunk basketball program  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — There is going to be a new face on the bench for the Kennebunk High School boys basketball team next season. Last week, the school district ...



Teacher acquitted of sex assault shares toll on family  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — When Jill Lamontagne learned last June she was being accused of sexually assaulting a Kennebunk High School student, she felt her life ...



Kennebunk High School  Press Herald

Kennebunk High School held its graduation ceremony on June 14 at the school. The following students rose to the top 10 percent in the class of 2015.



Mitchell says he'd be a 'no' on Kavanaugh  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

KENNEBUNK (NEWS CENTER Maine) --. While Senator Collins is not saying how she'll vote on Judge Kavanaugh just yet, one former Maine senator has been ...



These are the best public high schools in Maine, report says  WMTW Portland

New rankings released on Tuesday are highlighting the top public high schools in Maine. U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of high ...



Kennebunk area schools not losing students as fast as they thought. And why that could be a problem.  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — A recently completed enrollment projections report shows that the overall student population in RSU 21 may not be declining as quickly ...



Kennebunk teachers 'very happy' about $42.8M high school renovation  Bangor Daily News

People who pass by Kennebunk High School on Fletcher Street still see an expansive construction area, but a short drive down the new entrance yields a whole ...



Rams take down rival Spartans  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — The Kennebunk High School boys soccer team picked up a 3-1 win over visiting Sanford on Thursday night. It took three minutes for the Rams ...



Hurricane Restaurant in Kennebunkport changes hands - Entertainment & Life - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Luanne MacDonald has announced the sale of the Hurricane Restaurant after 27 years of ownership. The new owner is Maine ...



Four-time honorees headline 43rd BDN All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball Team  Bangor Daily News

Miss Maine Basketball Anna DeWolfe of Greely High School and Maine Gatorade Player of the Year Mackenzie Holmes of Gorham High School headline the ...



Memorial Day parades and ceremonies scheduled  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Residents in York County's cities and its small towns will mark Memorial Day on with parades and ceremonies to honor veterans who died ...



Movers and Shakers: KHS, KCT partnership provides possibilities for students  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNKPORT — Kennebunk High School's (KHS) Alternative Education program has gone through many formats since Ed Sharood joined as a teacher ...



Former Kennebunk teacher wants texts excluded in sex abuse trial  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

ALFRED (NEWS CENTER Maine) — A former Kennebunk High School teacher facing several charges in connection with a sexual assault case of a student is ...



KHS construction on schedule  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — As the first phase of the renovation project at Kennebunk High School nears completion, Principal Sue Cressey's list of favorite things gets ...



Next phase of $42.8M high school renovation project due to open soon  Bangor Daily News

Another phase of the $42.8 million renovation project at Kennebunk High School is nearing completion, with the new library, four math classrooms, a science lab ...



Kennebunk High School's revised renovation plans come into focus as November vote looms  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — The Kennebunk High School Building Committee presented two plans to the Regional School Unit 21 Board of Directors on Monday ...



Hundreds of Maine students leave schools to rally over climate change  Bangor Daily News

Hundreds of students of all ages assembled in midday rallies around Maine Friday as part of a worldwide rally to draw attention to climate change. “This is our ...



School theater director who resigned over fake Facebook profiles wants to keep job  Bangor Daily News

Kennebunk High School theater director Michael Herman had submitted his resignation effective March 30 after creating two fake Facebook profiles. But he says ...



Colby College awards degrees to York County students  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WATERVILLE — In an outdoor ceremony on May 26, some 462 degrees were awarded to members of Colby's Class of 2019 at the College's 198th ...



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