School celebrates Reading Awareness Week

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School celebrates Reading Awareness Week


by Debbie Smith

    Reading Awareness week will be celebrated by students and staff this week at the Easton Elementary School. The theme will be “These are The People In Your Neighborhood” and guest readers from the community will be coming in to read to classes. Town Manager Jim Gardner is one of the guest readers and will be coming in and out of the school throughout the week.

Students of the Month


    The following students are being recognized Students of the Month.


    Hannah Croteau is the 2nd-grade daughter of Shannon and Matthew Beaulier and Patrick Croteau.

 She is a hard-working young lady and is a very good friend to her classmates.

 Hannah always has a smile and a friendly word for everyone she sees.



    Eyan Francis

is the son of Carol Francis and the late Melvin Francis and is in the 6th grade.

He gives his very best effort in his classwork and exhibits a kind and respectful attitude.

 Eyan is a pleasant young man and sets a good example for his peers.



Science Center

    There will be a plantetarium show at the Francis Malcolm Science Center at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17. Since gardeners have planted and harvested by the phase of the moon, garden club members are encouraged to attend. FMI, call Roberta Griffiths at 768-5608.


Photo courtesy of Debbie Smith

      The students of Easton High School had a Silly Hair Day as part of a fundraiser they did. Pictured in front is Carla Halvorson. In back from left are: Acacia Kimball and Abigale Stewart.


Senior play

    The Easton High School students will be performing the senior play entitled “Rock Star” by Rick Dorn. This play was produced by special arrangements with a drama source. The performance will be on Friday, April 13, at 7 p.m. The charge for admittance will be $4 for adults and $2 for students. Hope to see you all there.


School registration

    The Easton School Department is now accepting registration for children entering kindergarten or ECP in the fall of 2012. All Easton children who are 5 years old on or before Oct. 15 are eligible for enrollment in the kindergarten class. All Easton children who are 4 years old on or before Oct. 15 are eligible for the ECP ( Early Childhood Program) class. Please call the Easton Elementary School at 488-7700 to register your child for either of the above classes. The classroom teacher will notify parents/guardians when an informational meeting for parents is scheduled. The following documents are required by the state of Maine: proof of immunizations and a birth certificate — hospital copies are not acceptable.These documents must be presented prior to the child beginning school.


Maine State Vocal Jazz Festival

Photo courtesy of Debbie Smith

    BENNETT HONORED — A trophy and certificate was presented to Jessica Bennett at the state jazz competition in Ellsworth for an outstanding performance. Congratulations, Jessica.

  lo-eastFrank-cx-sh-15  Ten students from Easton High School went down to Ellsworth High School on March 30 to participate in the Maine State Vocal Jazz Festival.  The students that participated were: Jessica Bennett,  Meghan Frank, Jonah Bacon, Kerrigan Arnett, Samantha Buck, Casandra Buck, Kelsey Frank, Kristen West, Acacia Kimball and Danielle Dudley. Under their director, Pamela Kinsey, they performed four songs which included: “ St. Louis Blues,” “Nightingale,” “Someone to Watch Over Me” and “It’s Bebop.” They did an amazing job.

Meghan Frank received a certificate for her vocal performance and Jessica Bennett received a certificate as well as a trophy for her vocal performance. Congratulations to both of these young ladies for a job very well done. Each of them deserves to be recognized for their great performance. Great job everyone. Proud of all of you.

    Debbie Smith is the correspondent for Easton. She can be reached by e-mail at or call 488-5530.