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grit

from our wrestling correspondent Kirsten Lewis: GRIT: To have grit means you have courage and show the strength of your character. … A person with true grit has passion and perseverance. Goals are set and followed through. Marlaco started in … Continue reading

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the most powerful word?

  That is not the answer! But this word has three letters and is the most common word we use. It is also an amazing word – as you will see in the fascinating article below. I teach English to … Continue reading

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Jr NAD presentation

Our three seniors, Tyler Dufour, Kamron King and Marena Thompson gave a packed Room G06 a comprehensive report back on their experiences at the Jr NAD conference in Rochester, New York. Each of them presented their ideas and  spoke with … Continue reading

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a distinctive artist

Marena Thompson is one of our most enthusiastic artists: she loves to draw! We invited Portland High School’s outstanding art teacher, Barbara Loring, for her thoughts on one of her students: Marena Thompson is a distinctively powerful young artist. Immersed … Continue reading

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Junior NAD in Rochester NY

Our Baxter seniors went to the Junior National Association for the Deaf conference in Rochester, New York, in early November. The Junior NAD offers deaf and hard of hearing students in 7th through 12th grade opportunities to develop leadership skills, … Continue reading

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Learning from the professionals

On November 18, 2019 two students went to a local restaurant called Mami. This restaurant serves mostly Japanese cuisine. Our two students, Lucky and Bela learned about the kitchen at Mami, stressing mostly upon sanitizing and cleanliness. While there they … Continue reading

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Bulldogs Football

  Marlaco just finished a great season with the PHS football team. This was his first season. Marlaco played defense and did a great job. “He is a good player,” said his coach. “He worked hard in practice, and really improved … Continue reading

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Bulldogs Soccer

Lucky just finished his first season playing for the PHS Freshmen Bulldogs Soccer team. Lucky practiced every day. “Lucky did a great job,” said his coach. “He plays smart: he likes to pass the ball and he showed a lot … Continue reading

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a second home for Tyler

Yankee Ford is like my second home because they have a SUPER friendly staff that always keep me busy. I’ve learned so many things from them and this will also apply to my future real-life job. I have made my … Continue reading

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Deaf tea in Augusta

I feel like my mind was blown in the deaf tea event! In August someone sent mail to me: ¨You are invited to deaf tea event on September 20.¨ I felt so weird and confused then I asked my friends, … Continue reading

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