Maranacook Community Schools: RSU 38

March 13, 2012

Art Exhibit at the Maine Department of Education

The January, February, and March art exhibit at the Department has 24 pieces of art from Maranacook Community Schools. A great big thank you to the following art teachers for providing the work from their students.

  • Linda Nichols Phillips, Maranacook Community High School
  • Hope Lord, Maranacook Community Middle School
  • Dona Seegers, Mt. Vernon Elementary School
  • Katharine Ayer, Manchester Elementary School

The online students art work is at https://meartsed.wordpress.com/artwork/rsu38-maranacook-area-schools/.

Students will be recognized at the Celebration of Arts Education at the Blaine House on Wednesday, March 14th. First Lady LePage, Commissioner of Education Stephen Bowen, and State Board Chair Jim Banks will present each student with a certificate and an arts education button.

Musical selections will be provided by Maranacook High School students under the direction of music teacher Drew Albert.

The celebration will include recognition of the work of Carol Trimble who was the Executive Director of the Maine Alliance for Arts Education (MAAE). Dance teacher MaryEllen Schaper and Principal Brian Walsh will receive MAAEs arts advocacy awards.

After the Blaine house ceremony guests are invited to the Department of Education to view the artwork on display.

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