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Scarborough students take marsh health to heart  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — High school students took the first step last week in what will be a five-month process to monitor the health of Scarborough Marsh.



Scarborough lab engages next generation of scientists  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — Maine Medical Center Research Institute hopes to inspire a new generation to consider careers in biomedicine by introducing high school ...



Maine students take climate change to heart, to Congress  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — High school senior Riley Beliveau and fellow classmates took a stand on Capitol Hill last week to say their future is at stake if immediate ...



Embattled Scarborough school chief won't seek new contract  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — Superintendent of Schools Julie Kukenberger, who in two years on the job became a lightning rod for critics of school policies and ...



Hannah Griffin: Scarborough High School  Press Herald

Hannah Griffin has always loved learning, even when it wasn't easy. “When I first entered school, I was really excited for the opportunity to learn,” Griffin said.



Superintendent won't seek new contract  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SCARBOROUGH — Superintendent of Schools Julie Kukenberger, who in two years on the job became a lightning rod for critics of school policies and ...



Hundreds turn out to support Scarborough High principal, but resignation stands  Press Herald

SCARBOROUGH — The Board of Education moved its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday evening to accommodate hundreds of people who showed up to ...



Scarborough High School teachers cast no-confidence vote against superintendent  Press Herald

SCARBOROUGH — Teachers at Scarborough High School voted overwhelmingly Monday to express no confidence in Superintendent Julie Kukenberger, who ...



Assistant principal tapped as interim head of Scarborough High School  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — Longtime Assistant Principal Susan Ketch was appointed by the School Board on Tuesday to fill in for one year as the interim principal at ...



Scarborough High School Students Protest Resignation of Principal  NECN

Hundreds of students and parents turned out to rally Monday morning in Scarborough, Maine, to support the resignation of the high school principal.



Scarborough High principal resigns suddenly amid controversy  Press Herald

Scarborough High School Principal David Creech submitted his resignation suddenly and without giving a public reason on Friday amid an intensifying ...



Scarborough schools shaken by an administrative cage fight  Press Herald

SCARBOROUGH — The turmoil erupted in February, when the well-liked high school principal suddenly resigned, then claimed he had been coerced by the ...



Police say man stabbed teenage acquaintance at Scarborough soccer game  Press Herald

A 20-year-old Scarborough man has been ordered held on $1,000 bail after he was charged with stabbing a 15-year-old in the Scarborough High School ...



Scarborough school board again denies principal's request to meet over resignation  Press Herald

The Scarborough Board of Education has again refused to meet with the high school principal who rescinded his resignation Monday following a large ...



Scarborough mourns student who inspired despite a life of dislocation  Press Herald

Sam Mercer overcame seemingly impossible odds to make it to his senior year at Scarborough High School. He lost his left leg to an infection that required ...



Scarborough superintendent says she didn't intend to infringe on students' rights  Press Herald

Scarborough school Superintendent Julie Kukenberger said Friday she had no intention of infringing on the First Amendment when she halted a student voter ...



Scarborough board, faced with opposition, approves revised school start times  Press Herald

The Scarborough school board unanimously approved revised school start times on Monday night, addressing one of several issues that have contributed to ...



Scarborough superintendent tries to halt student voter registration drive  Press Herald

Scarborough High School senior Luke Grover signs a petition after registering to vote Thursday during a drive to recall three school board members. A group of ...



Scarborough school board chair says public doesn't know whole story of principal's resignation  Press Herald

Scarborough's school board chairwoman finally responded to growing controversy surrounding a principal's recent resignation, defending herself, other board ...



By wide margins, Scarborough voters oust 3 school board members  Press Herald

SCARBOROUGH — The town's voters decided overwhelmingly Tuesday to remove three school board members from office in the town's first-ever recall election ...



Scarborough principal remains silent on reason for sudden resignation  Press Herald

Scarborough High School Principal David Creech declined to respond Monday to questions about why he suddenly submitted a letter of resignation last week ...



Maine school mourns one-legged wrestler, football manager who died in apparent suicide  USA TODAY High School Sports

Sam Mercer was a beloved figure at Scarborough High before he committed suicide.



Scarborough residents vote in school board member recall election  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Scarborough residents vote on Tuesday in the recall election of three school board members. It's part of a greater grassroots effort to force out the superintendent ...



Scarborough group submits petitions seeking removal of 3 school board members  Press Herald

SCARBOROUGH — A local political action committee that is aiming to unseat three school board members submitted recall petitions Monday at the Town ...



Hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak cancels high school football game  WMTW Portland

The Scarborough High School homecoming football game against Massabesic High School has been canceled due to reports of hand, foot and mouth disease, ...



Protest planned in support of Scarborough principal  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — A demonstration is planned Monday morning, Feb. 26, to protest the sudden resignation last week of Scarborough High School Principal ...



Scarborough superintendent's job on the line after voters stack school board with critics  Press Herald

SCARBOROUGH — School Superintendent Julie Kukenberger's job security became more tenuous Tuesday when town voters elected four school board ...



After hours of debate, Scarborough councilors schedule school board recall vote  Press Herald

A public meeting Wednesday about the effort to unseat three Scarborough school board members reflected a bitter divide in town that has been deepening for ...



Teachers' union votes 'no confidence' in Scarborough school board, superintendent  Press Herald

The Scarborough teachers' union announced Friday that 67 percent of its members who participated in a recent ballot decided they have “no confidence” in the ...



Scarborough program puts high school students on professional path  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — A pilot program at Scarborough High School is offering upperclassmen the opportunity to explore career options through internships.



As voters recall 3 members, Scarborough school board faces turmoil  Press Herald

Three Scarborough school board members who were roundly removed from office Tuesday in the town's first-ever recall election responded to the will of voters ...



School district's snow-day alternative draws interest  Press Herald

With the possibility that Tuesday would be a third snow day for Lewiston and Auburn schools this month, superintendents in the two cities said Monday they are ...



Scarborough group starts petitions to remove school board members  Press Herald

A group of Scarborough residents began circulating official petitions Tuesday to remove three school board members amid controversy over the recent ...



High school teachers vote 83-1 'no confidence' in superintendent  Bangor Daily News

A month after the Scarborough High School principal resigned without reason, teachers submitted a vote of no confidence on the district's superintendent.



Scarborough High wrestler with one leg finds home after years of hardship  Press Herald

SCARBOROUGH — Wrestling is a good fit for Sam Leishman because the Scarborough High senior has been grappling with hardship all his life. “Wrestling is ...



Scarborough Town Council | leader.mainelymediallc.com | Scarborough Leader  Scarborough Leader

Meet the candidates. This year's town council race in Scarborough features four candidates vying for three open seats. And with two of the incumbents — Shawn ...



Scarborough School Board members face May 8 recall  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — Three School Board members will face recall elections next month. The Town Council on Wednesday scheduled the town-wide votes to ...



Memorial held for high school wrestler Sam Mercer  WMTW Portland

Members of the Scarborough community gathered at the high school tonight to remember Sam Mercer, a student-athlete who took his own life last week.



Scarborough school controversy heats up as group aiming to oust 3 board members gets recall vote  Press Herald

A petition drive intended to unseat three Scarborough school board members gathered enough valid voter signatures to force recall elections in the coming ...



Student's suicide raises questions about school's response to warning signs  Press Herald

At his home in Scarborough, Daniel Mercer says he hopes something positive comes from the loss of his adoptive son, Sam, to suicide. “I hope it can be a ...



Scarborough Principal Resigns, Community Taking Action  WGME

SCARBOROUGH (WGME) - Scarborough High School Principal David Creech has resigned from his position.This is according to Superintendent Julie ...



Man charged with stabbing Maine student during halftime of HS soccer game  Bangor Daily News

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — A man has been charged, after police say he stabbed a teenager in the parking lot at a local high school. Police say the stabbing ...



Letter to the editor: Scarborough recall group should make clear who it supports for school board seats  Press Herald

A small but vocal group of Scarborough High School parents is working toward a recall of three members of our Board of Education, in an effort to sway votes ...



Principal resigns, questions ensue | leader.mainelymediallc.com | Scarborough Leader  Scarborough Leader

David Creech A day after parents and staff came before the board of education Feb. 15 to share their concerns about a change in school start time next school ...



‘She is outstanding’: School board chair voices support for criticized superintendent  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

A controversy surrounding Scarborough school officials has been building for weeks. Now, the community is calling for the resignation of the superintendent.



Amid Scarborough School Board recall push, ACLU joins fray over free speech  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — Petitioners delivered about 3,000 signatures to the town clerk Monday afternoon, saying they have enough support to begin recall ...



Scarborough school board candidates weigh in on superintendent, proficiency-based education  Press Herald

SCARBOROUGH — How candidates feel about Superintendent Julie Kukenberger and her push to adopt a controversial proficiency-based education model ...



Parents upset over principal's resignation  WMTW Portland

Parents and students are upset after the abrupt resignation of Scarborough High School's principal, saying they will not accept him stepping down.



Scarborough Board of Education | leader.mainelymediallc.com | Scarborough Leader  Scarborough Leader

Meet the candidates (One-year term). Following a voter recall in May, a ballot full of hopefuls has turned out looking positions on the Scarborough School Board.



Scarborough High grad selected in first round of Major League Soccer draft  Press Herald

Wyatt Omsberg, a Belgrade native and 2014 Scarborough High School graduate, made history Friday when he became the first Maine native to be selected in ...



Three Maine high schools among top 500 in U.S.  Press Herald

Yarmouth, Cape Elizabeth and Falmouth high schools cracked the top 500 high schools nationwide in the latest annual U.S. News & World Report rankings ...



Letter to the editor: Amy Glidden is right choice for Scarborough Board of Education  Press Herald

As a Scarborough Board of Education member, Amy Glidden will put students and faculty first. I have observed Amy's community and school involvement for ...



'My heart just broke': Maine community shaken by death of 18-year-old who battled adversity  Boston.com

There will be additional counselors on hand at a Maine high school Monday to help students grieving the death of a classmate who took his own life last week, ...



Family, community mourn death of Scarborough student-athlete  WMTW Portland

The adopted father of Scarborough student-athlete Sam Mercer speaks tonight about suicide prevention after his son took his own life last week.



Recall vote not likely to resolve Scarborough strife  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — Voters on May 8 will decide whether a trio of School Board members accused of incompetence by critics should be removed from office.



Local brothers aim to redevelop Scarborough Downs property despite opposition  Press Herald

SCARBOROUGH — The Risbara and Michaud brothers are successful local businessmen and longtime friends who grew up in town and raised families here.



Memorial Day events in southern Maine  Press Herald

HERE ARE SOME of the Memorial Day events scheduled this weekend in southern Maine. All events take place Monday unless otherwise noted.



Scarborough fund aims to grow student career connections  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — The School Department is aiming to expand its support of career exploration and experiential learning for students through a new ...



Class A state track and field meet goes to southern Maine schools  WABI

State class A track and field meet held in Bath on Saturday...



Scarborough scout spearheads Victoria Mansion project in Portland  The Forecaster

PORTLAND — Scarborough High School sophomore Erich Chase's interest in historic homes and bygone eras led him to lead a project to create space in ...



Father won't cast blame after teenage son's suicide  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Sam Mercer overcame more obstacles in 18 years than most people do in a lifetime. He took his own life over the weekend, devastating the community - and the ...



Football: Owen Garrard, Scarborough  Press Herald

To his coaches, Owen Garrard is a modest, unassuming and beloved leader who still bears hints of the self-described shy third grader who moved to ...



Moody's Collision Center in Scarborough, ME, Gives Gift of Transportation  Autobody News

A Scarborough, ME, single mom in need and her children are getting around a little easier thanks to the timely gift of a car. On August 1, Moody's Collision ...



Scarborough High School class of 2016 awards and scholarship  KeepMEcurrent.com

Maine Principals' Association Award – Emma Hartl. National Merit Scholarship Program Recognition – Emma Freeman, Sarah Linehan. National Merit Finalists– ...



Scarborough High School  Press Herald

Scarborough High School awarded 239 diplomas to seniors during its graduation ceremony on June 7 at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland. The following ...



Scarborough schools may get latest start times in Maine  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — High school and middle school students could have the latest start times in the state beginning in September. The School Department is ...



Northern edition Fall Coaches of the Year  The Forecaster

Martyn Keen. Marcia Wood. BOYS' TEAM. MARTYN KEEN–NORTH YARMOUTH ACADEMY SOCCER. Keen has seen and done a little of everything in his ...



Police: Man stabbed teenager at Scarborough soccer game  The Forecaster

PORTLAND — A 20-year-old Scarborough man was ordered held on $1,000 bail after he was charged with stabbing a 15-year-old in the Scarborough High ...



Scarborough High School graduates  KeepMEcurrent.com

Shane A. Adams, Emily H. Adler, Jessica M. Alas, Alex Albano, Lucas P. Albert, Chandler M. Allaire, Christopher L. Allen, Kyle J. Ankermann, Riley R. Arsenault, ...



Memorial Day events in Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Scarborough  The Forecaster

CAPE ELIZABETH — Parades will be the order of the day on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, in Cape Elizabeth, South Portland and Scarborough. The Cape ...



Scarborough High School 2016 Top 10 Percent  KeepMEcurrent.com

Olivia Booth-Howe Daughter of Rebecca Booth and Matthew Howe Honors/Awards: National Honor Society president, Student Council vice president, ...



Scarborough High School principal abruptly resigns — Portland — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — A team of four administrators, led by School Department Curriculum Director Monique Culbertson, will oversee Scarborough High ...



Reunions - Portland Press Herald  Press Herald

Cape Elizabeth High School Class of 1968 50th Reunion. Sept. 15. Purpoodock Club, Cape Elizabeth. Looking for classmate information. Contact Steve Hill at ...



She was once a bully herself, now this Scarborough high school student is an anti-bullying advocate  CBC.ca

The first few years in Canada were difficult for Allison Stone. The 17-year-old arrived in Toronto from Jamaica when she was 11, but almost as soon as she ...



Scarborough High honor student, 17, denies shooting man as he slept at his home  Press Herald

A Scarborough High School honor student appeared in juvenile court Monday to deny charges that he broke into the home of a 47-year-old Scarborough man ...



Maine's public high schools ranked fifth-best in US  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Yarmouth High School was ranked No. 1 among Maine's high schools.



Scarborough High School Graduation  Press Herald

Christopher Graef, Valedictorian, is the son of Elaine and Michael Graef. He was a member of the math team all four years of high school, a member of the ...



Scarborough chooses new school superintendent  Press Herald

The Scarborough School Board has chosen a public school administrator from Massachusetts to take over when Superintendent George Entwistle retires in ...



State pitch rematch: Camden Hills, Scarborough again duel for domination - By Mark Haskell  Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Bath — For the third straight season, the Camden Hills girls soccer team hopes to put its best striking and defending feet forward as the Windjammers prepare to ...



Falmouth narrows high school principal field to 3 candidates  The Forecaster

FALMOUTH — The School Department has selected three finalists for the post of principal at Falmouth High School. The department is inviting residents to meet ...



Upgrades to reflect beauty within Scarborough  The Leader

Shown here is the rendering for a new and improved 13000 square-foot Junior ROTC building for Scarborough High School. The improvement is just one of ...



Kennebunk school administrator takes job as next principal of Scarborough High School  Bangor Daily News

KENNEBUNK, Maine — David Creech, one of Kennebunk High School's two assistant principals, has been appointed as the next principal of Scarborough High ...



Community coming together for Scarborough  The Leader

Scarborough High School's varsity men's basketball team has plenty of cause for elation, as they are headed to the state playoffs next week – but there has also ...



Scarborough handles Bonny Eagle to reach first regional final  The Forecaster

Scarborough junior Nick Fiorillo goes up for two of his game-high 26 points in the Red Storm's 61-35 win over Bonny Eagle in Tuesday's Class AA South ...



Change on the way for school day | leader.mainelymediallc.com | Scarborough Leader  Scarborough Leader

School at Scarborough High School will likely start later next school year as board of education members and school leaders rework the schedule to delay start ...



No school time change – for now | leader.mainelymediallc.com | Scarborough Leader  Scarborough Leader

Thor Nilsen, a building ed tech at Scarborough High School, shares his thoughts on a change in high school start time with the board of education and a ...



New Scarborough start times postponed one year  The Forecaster

SCARBOROUGH — In a surprise move, the school board unanimously voted to change the times school will start from this fall to the 2018-19 school year.



Trespasser triggers lockdown of Scarborough High School — Portland — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — Scarborough High School was locked down Thursday morning after a man entered the school in search of specific teachers and ...



As businesses face a labor crunch, state pushes to build teen workforce  Press Herald

Morgan Jackson 18, of Scarborough works at Beal's ice cream shop in Portland last month. “I really enjoy working, I enjoy having my own spending money, ...



Greely High School teacher named interim principal  Press Herald

CUMBERLAND — Chris Hoffman had planned to move into school administration within the next couple of years. But with a unanimous vote Monday by the ...



Fall sports preview: Scarborough High School  KeepMEcurrent.com

Cross Country Sept. 1 SMAA Relays (at TA) 4 p.m.. Sept. 9 @ Massabesic (Biddeford, Portland; at Giles Family Farm) 4 p.m.. Sept. 16 Cheverus, Sanford ...



School district salutes retiring staff members | leader.mainelymediallc.com | Scarborough Leader  Scarborough Leader

The board of education took some time last week to honor this year's retirees, which include Sue Boisvert, Leslie Walker, Beth Libby, Ann Kurlanski, Glenn ...



Mainers turn out in higher-than-usual numbers for historic election  Press Herald

Mainers overflowed polling places throughout the day Tuesday to cast votes in a historic election amid a national battle for control of Congress and a race to ...



Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine has announced 2018 winners of Academic Achievement Award  Bangor Daily News

The Phi Beta Kappa Association of Maine has announced the 2018 winners of the Academic Achievement Award. This year, 121 high schools throughout the ...



Scarborough senior prepped for Yale's rigors  KeepMEcurrent.com

Sarah Linehan likes mathematics because the discipline is consistent and she can see patterns in the numbers. Besides, it's fun. Linehan is one of 260 ...



Maine high schools retain Indian mascots despite controversy  Bangor Daily News

Over 30 Maine schools were once represented by Indian-themed sports mascots. Now, there are only a handful. They include the Skowhegan Indians, along ...



Maine's high school golf rosters show that the sport is no longer a boys' club  Press Herald

The number of girls playing high school golf in Maine has doubled over the past 15 years, bucking a decline in boy golfers and participation in high school sports ...



New diploma requirements put in place | leader.mainelymediallc.com | Scarborough Leader  Scarborough Leader

Earning a diploma in Scarborough will be a little different when current eighth-graders enter the high school next year. Education leaders are reworking the ...



Scarborough High baseball booster apologizes for urging players to attend clinic at business that employs coach  Bangor Daily News

SCARBOROUGH, Maine — The Scarborough High School baseball booster who urged players to enroll in a winter training camp at a business that employs the ...



2018 top high school seniors throughout Cumberland and York counties  Press Herald

These graduates finished at the top of their classes at high schools across Cumberland and York counties. Bridgton Academy: Collin Jon Walter Krauth, of Gales ...



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