Thursday, February 22, 2018
Members of CHS Natural Helpers traveled to Washington D.C. recently to attend multiple seminars about leadership and drug/alcohol prevention. They visited the Capitol, listened to numerous speakers and had the privilege of meeting house members and senators, such as Susan Collins. They talked with her about what they do in our community, and how government funding impacts their small group. They were also able to meet other youth groups who have similar goals and plan to bring some ideas back to Fort Kent to continue to build a healthier community. L to R: McKenzie Bernier, Isabelle Lozier, Michelle MacLaren-Toussaint, Olivia Eno and Heather Smith, Advisor.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The freshman class of 2021 attended an Aspirations Day at UMFK earlier this month! The all morning activity built on our district's CORE Values by attending panel discussions from former students, local employers and fellow learners who have faced diversity. Senior Michele Toussaint gave a powerful keynote address on getting the most out of their high school years!
Friday, December 15, 2017
Two student assemblies had a positive impact on the student body of both schools during December. FK Police Chief Tom Pelletier and Special Agent Chuck Ainsworth (above), from the Department of Homeland Security, delivered an eye opening presentation on Cypersecurity and Cyberbullying. How learners can recognize Cyber-predation and other legal aspects of the internet were discussed. "See Something, Say Something" was the message left with our learners!
Motivational Speaker David Whitley (below) spoke to our learners about reaching their full potential. David's presentation was courtesy of Ricky and Cassie Daigle of Too Far North Fitness Center.
Monday, December 4, 2017
The 2017 VRMS Author's Conference was held on Wednesday November 29th. Learners attended seven sessions from seven different genres of story telling. The conference was kicked off by Humorist Charles Dufour, originally from Madawaska. Thanks to Ms. Beal and Ms. Cyr who organized the event!
Monday, November 20, 2017
ANNE, The Broadway Musical was performed by the VRMS/CHS Drama Club to near capacity audiences on November 16-18. The Doug Clapp production featured students from FKES, VRMS, CHS & UMFK! The phenomenal performance was the highest grossing play ever produced and directed by Mr. Clapp. Congratulations to all performers and set personnel!
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Valley Rivers Middle School in Fort Kent recently inducted its newest members into their Circle of Warriors. A total of 23 learners from 7th and 8th grade were recognized for their exceptional character, leadership and citizenship, for their adherence to the district’s Core Values and for helping to promote a positive school climate. These nominees join the students who were previously nominated during the 2016-2017 school year. Together the students are helping to grow the Circle of Warriors and are helping to make Valley Rivers Middle School a safe and positive place to learn.
Current 7th and 8th Graders who make up VRMS Circle Of Warriors
(front row kneeling)
Toby Bouchard, Chase Eirman, Logan Wood, Josey Desjardins, Ethan Raymond, Genevieve Michaud-Naranja, Mira Kelly, Tia Saucier, Shelby Carson, Connor Pelletier, Sadie Pelletier, Shania Morin, Mackenzie Corriveau.
(back row standing)
Gracy Labbe, Cole Guimond, Abby Pelletier, Lucas Hebert, David Chouinard, Cody Taggett, Hudson Labbe, Shaye Labonte, Abby Pettengil, Hannah Chasse, Emma Deprey, Mallory Sirois, Esther Grange, Morgan Cyr, Emily Fournier, Amanda Pinette, Allee Morgan, Gianna Babin, Elly Sirois, Jocelyn Morin, Kassidy O’Leary, Ethan Pelletier, Evan Deschaine, Morgan Plourde, Devin Gagnon, Collin Bennett, Darci Pelletier, Ben Davis, Nancy Martin, Annabelle Reardon, Nathalie Nadeau, Gracie Ouellette, and Toby Caron. Missing from the photo: Rebekah Robichaud