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Kennebunk school district's board appoints interim superintendent  Press Herald

The Regional School Unit 21 board of directors voted unanimously this week to appoint an interim superintendent to oversee the district for the next school year.



Kennebunk-area school district defends hiring of interim superintendent  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Officials in Regional School Unit 21 are defending the hiring of an interim superintendent who reportedly retired from her last job amid a budget controversy and ...



Inez Kimball  Mainely Media

Inez C. Kimball, 91, of Kennebunk, passed away peacefully at Huntington Common on Thursday evening, Sept. 5, 2019. Inez was born on Oct. 5, 1927 at the ...



Richard Webb  Mainely Media

Richard “Dick” Erol Webb, 80, passed away Aug. 31, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 29, 1938 in Portland to John and ...



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 ...



Kennebunk High School Class of 2019 Top 10 Percent  Seacoastonline.com

Jason Albaum of Kennebunk is the son of Dr. Tammi Bittler and Dr. Michael Albaum and is the valedictorian of Kennebunk High School. He co-founded Project ...



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, ...



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 ...



Maine school district has spent more than $80000 investigating racist incidents  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — The RSU 21 school district has spent more than $80,000 since March for the independent investigation stemming from a former ...



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 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 ...



HS boys soccer: Murray returns to Kennebunk after past two seasons at Seacoast United  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — His teammates would see him in the hallways of Kennebunk High School. So would his coach. For the past two seasons they could only be ...



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.



Alvaro Huezo Coto: Kennebunk High School  Press Herald

He arrived in Maine two years ago and aspires to become a lawyer who will fight for workers' rights. By Kelley BouchardStaff Writer. Follow on Facebook · Follow ...



Ex-Kennebunk teacher found not guilty of sexual assault vows to sue school district  Bangor Daily News

A former Kennebunk High School teacher who was acquitted by a York County grand jury of charges of sexually assaulting a student has taken action against ...



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 ...



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.



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.



'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 ...



Vinegar Hill Youth Theatre awards Kennebunk High graduate $4,000 scholarship  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ARUNDEL — Juli Anna Ennis has set a goal to use her musical talents to make a difference in the world and she's on her way, thanks to a $4,000 college ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Kennebunk trio leaves mark in final high school outing at Lobster Bowl  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK – A trio of Kennebunk football players made sure the final time they stepped onto a high school field was a memory that lasted a lifetime. Offensive ...



Kennebunk investigating incident of 'hate speech' involving students  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK — RSU 21 officials are investigating an incident of “hate speech” following the discovery of a social media posting involving students, while ...



IB program at MSK in question  Seacoastonline.com

KENNEBUNK — Administrators and teachers at Middle School of the Kennebunks made a case for abandoning the International Baccalaureate Program (IB) ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

KENNEBUNK, Maine — A handful of community members earlier this week continued the call for transparency and accountability from the Regional School Unit ...



Kennebunk High graduate accomplishes goal of finishing Boston Marathon  Biddeford Journal Tribune

BOSTON, Mass. — April 15, 2019 is going to be a day that Melissa Rousselle is never going to forget as she realized her dream of completing her first Boston ...



Kennebunk High graduate honored with 2019 Bloomberg Fellowship  Biddeford Journal Tribune

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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



USM finds its hiring of former Kennebunk superintendent was done properly  Press Herald

University of Southern Maine officials knew there were concerns about a former school superintendent's handling of racism complaints when they offered her a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

The ordinance was championed by a local teenager who cites the impact balloons have on sea life when they end up in the ocean. By Gillian GrahamStaff Writer.



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 ...



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 ...



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  Mainely Media

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



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Maine school district reports new cases of 'hate speech and racial discrimination'  Bangor Daily News

The superintendent and principal released a statement saying hate speech will not be tolerated.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries ...



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 ...



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.



Grammy winner to headline tribute to George HW and Barbara Bush  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — In December 2018, songwriter and Christian singer Michael W. Smith performed at the Washington, D.C. funeral of former President George W.



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 ...



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 ...



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

Will Jones, a Kennebunk High School senior, holds a jar containing a balloon he found on Mother's Beach six years ago that has still not started to degrade in ...



Mt. Ararat football  Times Record

KENNEBUNK — Kennebunk High School football coach Joe Rafferty has been around the game a long time and knows that a team can sometimes suffer a ...



USM hired ex-school superintendent criticized over handling racist incidents  Bangor Daily News

An internal investigation shows University of Southern Maine officials knew a former school superintendent's handling of racist complaints raised concerns when ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Court rules Arundel students can attend TA Middle School  Biddeford Journal Tribune

PORTLAND – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld a decision to allow students to attend Thornton Academy Middle School through Regional School ...



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, ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Alumni Association's annual golf tournament nearing  Biddeford Journal Tribune

ARUNDEL — The Kennebunk Kennebunkport Alumni Association will host its 10th annual Golf Tournament on Friday, June 28 at the Dutch Elm Golf Course in ...



List of Memorial Day parades around Maine  WGME

Here are some of the Memorial Day events scheduled in Maine. All events take place Monday unless otherwise noted. AuburnMemorial Day Parade starts at 10 ...



Kennebunkport Festival raises $157858 for local charities  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNBUNKPORT — The Kennebunkport Festival Committee has announced that its six-day, 20 event festival raised more than $157,000 for local charities.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



People 'would be appalled' by condition of Kennebunk High School, principal says  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — From its facade on Fletcher Street, Kennebunk High School appears to be a distinctive New England school. But looking a little closer, ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



The Blue owner reflects on 'amazing' year  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK – As it celebrates its first year on the corner of Main and Bourne streets, The Blue owner Danielle Sharp reminisces on the inaugural year of her ...



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.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kennebunk area school repairs jump in cost by more than $10 million  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — The RSU 21 Facilities Committee learned last week that it will have to grapple with changes to proposed renovations for Mildred L. Day ...



Students blast school board, administrators for 'forced resignation' of theater director  Bangor Daily News

Roughly two dozen students and parents packed the Regional School Unit 21 board meeting this week to address what they termed the “forced resignation” of ...



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 ...



#GOPEGGYGO shirt sale hopes to assist crash victim  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — Peggy Mowatt is the kind of person who would help others in a heartbeat, say friends and family. Now that she is the one who needs help, friends and ...



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