Portland Public Schools
graduation ceremonies

PORTLAND — The Portland Public Schools will hold the following graduation ceremonies:

8:30 a.m., May 15 – Portland Arts and Technology High School, morning session

11:30 a.m., May 15 – Portland Arts and Technology High School, afternoon session

6 p.m. June 2 Merrill Auditorium – Portland Adult Education

10:30 a.m., June 3 – Cumberland County Civic Center – Deering High School

10:30 a.m., June 4 – Merrill Auditorium – Portland High School

6 p.m., June 4 – Merrill Auditorium – Casco Bay High School

Deering teacher
wins chemists’ award

PORTLAND — Sheryl Dominic, a chemistry teacher at Deering High School, was the Maine winner of the 2009 Secondary School Chemistry Teacher Award presented by the New England Institute of Chemists.

Dominic has taught chemistry and biology at Deering High School for 33 years.

Nesvig wins
art contest

AUGUSTA — Suki Nesvig of Portland, a senior at Waynflete School, was selected as the First Congressional District’s winner of the 2009 Congressional Arts Competition for Maine.

One winner is chosen from each Congressional District for the national art competition held annually. The student artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol building.

Alex Bucaro from Portland High School and Ike Voorhees from Waynflete School were named First District Runners-Up.


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