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Fall Programs Update

It is mid-October, the air is crisp, and nearly six weeks of school have flown by as the pandemic continues. It has been a roller coaster ride with varying start dates, in school and at home learning and all kinds of hybrid, alternative models. One thing is for certain, educators are pulling out all the […]

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MDI 7th Grade Read at Camp Beech Cliff

The 7th Grade Read has become an annual cornerstone of our fall programming and this year’s event with author Clare Vanderpool at Camp Beech Cliff was once again a great success. The Oct. 19 event brought together all 137 seventh graders from each MDIRSS school to Camp Beech Cliff for a morning to discuss Clare’s […]

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Global Read with Maria Padian on MDI

Forty-five seventh and eighth graders from various Mount Desert Island schools gathered at the High School on Feb. 8 for an after-school program with Lupine Award-winning author Maria Padian. The Global Read program, a collaboration between IRW and the MDI Regional School System, culminated weeks of preparation by area students, who all read Padian’s novel […]

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