On Friday, November 6th the Acadia Team and its teachers were honored to host a ceremony for 31 people wanting to become United States citizens.  The United States Citizenship & Immigration Services along with Dan Holman, Sue Caron and Cindy Beane planned for a wonderful morning where 31 people from 19 different nations took the Oath of Allegiance in our middle school as part of a unit of study where Acadia students have studied Immigration, Maine History, and Genetics. Students took part in every aspect of the day,…

Over 1000 items of food and supplies were collected by MCMS middle school students and donated to the Readfield and Mt. Vernon food banks.  The 7th graders and their advisors delivered and sorted the items. Following the delivery and sorting of the food, each group went out into one of our four communities to help folks in need. The nine advisee groups, totaling eighty two students, stacked fire wood, raked leaves, mulched gardens, and helped elderly community members with various jobs they needed done to prepare for winter….

Naeema O’Rourke, with the help of Ella Trefethen and Ruth Brosey, recently did a presentation at the Senior Cafe on Growing up in Indonesia. Naeema was born and lived in Indonesia until 2013, so she was able to share her knowledge of and expertise about the region. The senior citizens were impressed with all of the information that Naeema presented, as well as her confident demeanor as she presented to the group. They have requested to have more student speakers in the future, so we are planning to…