RSU #40 / MSAD #40

Senior Class Officers
President:  Patrick White and Vice President:  Chris Shelmerdine
Historian:  Antyna Gould, Secretary Chelsea Ripley and Treasurer Amber Hagin




Sunday January 8, 2017 the Medomak Valley High School Chess Team traveled to Bangor to compete in the John Bapst New Year Chess Tournament.  Eight MVHS student competed. Seniors: Joesph Powell and Greg Wadsworth. Sophomores: Kaleb Pendleton, Andrew Bubar, Rachel Curtis-Bowden, and Jakob McPhee.  Freshman:  Colby Allen and Jorden Fowler.  Some forty individuals competed from all over the state.  Greg Wadsworth tied for second place in the Open Section, Jakob McPhee won 1st place and Andrew Bubar placed third in the Under 800 Section. Rachael Curtis-Bowden won third place in the Under 400 Section.
Left to right sitting:  Rachel Curtis-Bowden, Jacob McPhee, Greg Wadsworth and Drew Bubar.
Standing:  Colby Allen, Caleb Pendleton,Richard Kinney-Herald, Joseph Powell, Jordan Fowler and Keith Hill, Advisor.

Olympias Leaders
Students left to right sitting:
Jordan Hays, Emily Grinnell, Makayla Wallace and Marcia Benner, Olympia Snowe Rep.
Hattie Watmaugh, Emma Hooper and Frieda Hanlon, Olympia Snowe Rep.

On the weekend of December 10th and 11th,  ten students and two teachers braved the winter weather to explore the wilds of Camden Hills State Park.  They camped at the park’s beautiful Ski Shelter which sits nearly at the center of the park.  They hiked Mt. Megunticook and Bald Rock Mountain, both of which are challenging hikes in the summer, but even tougher in winter conditions. 
Future trips for the Outdoor Club include a canoe trip this spring on the Medomak River and a weekend camping trip to Acadia National Park. 


From 12/05/2016 to 12/19/2016, Mrs. Hanley's Spanish 1 and 2 classes at MVHS, will be selling hand-woven bracelets, or ‘pulseras’ in Spanish, to empower the artists who make them in Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Uganda. The sale was organized through the Pulsera Project, a nonprofit organization that empowers and educates young people in the U.S. and Central America through pulsera sales. 
Left to right standing:  Leah Wilcox, Alison Hanley, Spanish Teacher, Kayla Donlin, Cheyanne Greene and sitting Madison Beal.

Elizabeth Flanagan and Illie Parmley.

Andrew Cavanaugh, Principal of Medomak Valley High School, in Waldoboro, presents $100 to each of the five food banks in the district.  Fridays, during the school year, staff donate a dollar to dress down.

January Student of the Month from Medomak Valley High School were recognized at a recent assembly by Principal Cavanaugh.  Emily Wiley, Jr., Tyeler Stewart, Sr., Natalie Shields, Freshman and Nicholas Hill, Sophomore. 
Each student received a $10 gift card to The Common Market, in Union.

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