Tag Archives: Mount Desert Island

Gary Schmidt visits MDI

Over sixty kids and parents living on Mount Desert Island, Trenton and Islesford participated in the Island Readers & Writers (IRW) Community Book Club last month. Children living on MDI or attending Mount Desert Island Regional School System (MDIRSS) schools along with a parent or other adult were invited to participate in this free, month-long […]

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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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