The rankings have been criticized by some, though.
The statewide workforce shortage for nurses has shrunk as a result of students eager to gain experience from helping to tackle the pandemic.
Barely more than a quarter of Maine high school girls’ basketball teams are led by women. Most other sports also could do better.
Financing public education at that level will be a challenge in two years. Backtracking won’t be easy, either.
Fabi and Fartun have shown remarkable strength and fortitude as they pursue their goal of graduation and becoming nurses.
USM’s softball team was down in the last inning against nationally ranked Eastern Connecticut but pulled out the win, and in doing so, broke the school record for consecutive victories.
The number of registered homeschool students increased 71 percent this school year, but the long-term effects are not clear.
Just another day at school for these Carrabassett Valley Academy students who combine academics with high-level training in skiing and snowboarding.
For astronomy instructor and northern Maine planetarium director Larry Berz, the study of space is an existential science. Recognizing our small role in the scheme of the universe is humbling and can evoke compassion in our daily lives.
Rhiannon Pelletier-Guerrette, a principal ballerina with the Maine State Ballet, uses her athleticism to convey stories of love, conflict and struggle on stage.
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