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At the first student led Student of the Month assembly at Medomak Valley High School, Brent Stewart and Elizabeth Flanagan presented the following students with their certificate and gift card from Lincoln's Country Store in Warren.
Freshman Sean Sebrey, Sophomore Andrew Severson, Junior Greyson Clark and Senior Brent Stewart were recognized for September.




This past summer, Cheyanne Greene participated in the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston Massachusettes. As part of this experience, she watched live surgeries and was able to interview the surgeons. She was taught by some of the greatest living minds in medicine and was inspired by young geniuses.


Each quarter, Medomak Valley High School recognizes students for their academic achievement. Students who earn all A’s in four quarters are presented with an embroidered Lamp of Knowledge on our school letters.


On Friday, October 17th, Adrianna Wadsworth, Danica Juntura, Abigail Williams, and Peter Alexander traveled with Mr. Newcomb to the Samoset for the quarterly Penobscot Bay Chamber of Commerce breakfast which featured Senator Susan Collins as the keynote speaker.  Senator Collins chose this venue to announce that she would not run for governor, but instead, remain in the United States Senate.  Peter Alexander interviewed with the Christian Science Monitor and WCSH 6 for the event.  The students received compliments on their professionalism.  It was a great experience for all involved.  The student tickets were sponsored by Allen Agency Insurance.


MVHS Junior named Young Emerging Author Fellow
On Friday, October 13, MVHS junior Elizabeth Flanagan was recognized for being one of four Maine high school students to be accepted into The Young Emerging Author Fellowship program sponsored by The Telling Room, a nonprofit writing organization in Portland.  This program offers their young fellows the chance to plan, write, edit, design, and publish their very own books in a single year. 
As a fellow, Elizabeth will travel weekly to Portland to work both independently and collaboratively with professionals in the writing and publishing industries. This includes authors, editors, agents, designers, and publishers.  Elizabeth’s novel in progress is a work of historical fiction and mystery, told in alternating chapters between 1927 and 1957.

This year's 2017-18 RSU40 School Board Student Reps from Medomak Valley High School  are Elizabeth Flanagan, Jr., Rose Hickey, Sr., Alternate, and Lydia Simmons, Jr.

2017 Crystal Apple Award Winner Heather Webster.

Horace Mann Representatives partner with local school administrators each year to sponsor the Crystal Apple Award program for recognizing teaching excellence. Over the years, Medomak Valley High School has awarded a number of crystal apples to excellent teachers.



Medomak Valley High School (MVHS) celebrated five students today by giving them a HERO (Here, Everyday, Ready, On Time) Award.  The HERO Award is a way to honor students who have neither missed any days of school nor been late to class.. The Student Assistance Team (SAT) of MVHS wants to promote education by encouraging students to attend class whenever it is in session and celebrating those who are our everyday Attendance Heroes. Scott Robinson, Noah Hall, Devan Barrows, Beth Wheelis, and Juliette Keene were given the first of these awards chosen from over 100 students who have had perfect attendance.  The SAT will continue to award students who earn this achievement. 

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