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Wells High School honor roll  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Administrators at Wells High School have announced top academic performers achieving distinction on the school's honor roll for the second ...



These are the best public high schools in Maine, report says  WMTW Portland

New rankings released on Tuesday are highlighting the top public high schools in Maine. U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of high ...



Class action: Justices interact with Sanford High students  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Justices of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and students in the AP History and Government class at Sanford High School walk to lunch on Tuesday at the ...



Wells High School student receives 48th Fitzpatrick Trophy  WABI

Maine (WABI) - The winner of the 48th annual Fitzpatrick Trophy is Tyler Bridge of Wells High School. The Fitzpatrick award goes to Maine's top senior football ...



Sweet Charity on stage at Wells High School  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS - The Wells Players will present the Neil Simon musical/drama/comedy "Sweet Charity" opening Tuesday, March 19, with a 3:30 p.m. performance.



'Sweet Charity' opening Tuesday at Wells High School  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS - The Wells Players will present the Neil Simon musical/drama/comedy "Sweet Charity" opening Tuesday, March 19, with a 3:30 p.m. performance.



Money shouldn’t decide whether a kid can walk across a graduation stage  Chicago Sun-Times

It isolates kids from their classmates. It shames them.



Wells High School will keep Warriors name, change Native American imagery  WGME

WELLS (WGME) – Following months of controversy, and criticism from the ACLU, Wells High School is making a change at mascot.The Wells-Ogunquit ...



Wells High School's Project Graduation Basket Raffle, Silent Auction nears  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells High School Project Graduation 2019 committee has announced that their 16th annual “Theme Basket Raffle and Silent Auction” will take ...



Maine Supreme Judicial Court hears oral arguments at Wells High School  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Justices of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments in three cases at Wells High School on Thursday, giving students and faculty a ...



Bridge one of six scholar-athlete award winners  Seacoastonline.com

The Maine Sports Hall of Fame recently announced the names of its 2019 Scholar-Athletes. And Tyler Bridge of Wells High School was one of six recipients to ...



Fundraiser for former Wells High School wrestler's son set for Jan. 18  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells High School wrestling team and the entire Wells community has come together over the last few years to help former WHS wrestler Nate ...



Consensus at forum: Keep Warriors at Wells High School, but not the imagery  Press Herald

Former Wells football coach Ed McDonough speaks in favor of dropping school's Native American-themed imagery but keeping the Warriors name. WELLS ...



More to Wells High School sports hero than meets the eye  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Wells High School graduating senior Nolan Potter is no stranger to fame in his home town, and to those who pay attention to Maine high school sports ...



Wells High School staff learn emergency techniques to control bleeding  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Faculty and staff members at Wells High School hosted a Stop the Bleed training on Oct. 10 presented by trauma staff from Maine Medical Center.



Cape Elizabeth boys rally to defeat two-time B South champion Wells  Bangor Daily News

No. 3 Cape Elizabeth went into the second half of their Class B South championship game against No. 8 Wells down 3 points, but held off the two-time defending ...



Wells High School spring sports award winners - News - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH  Seacoastonline.com

Wells High School handed out its spring sports awards earlier this month at the annual end-of-year get-together for the school's athletes.The Warriors had ...



Wells High School graduates advised to follow their dreams  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Wells High School 2004 graduate Ryan Peters, a rapper better known by his stage name, Spose, advised the 102 members of the Class of 2018 that ...



Reigning Class B South champ Wells pulls the upset, beat top-ranked Mountain Valley boys  Bangor Daily News

Wells came into the game under .500, while Mountain Valley had lost just twice all season.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...



Wells continues run toward third straight regional final with win in Class B South semis  Bangor Daily News

The Class B South boys' regional final will be played Saturday at 2:45 p.m. in Portland.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...



Wells High students make guitars with STEM  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — For the second year, science teacher Chad McCormack is teaching a class at Wells High School in how to build an electric guitar employing a blend ...



Wells High School at Brewer High School — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Brewer stats: Javiera Mora 33/33 serving ,3 aces, 2 assists, 8 kills 14 digs, Ashley Tanguay 3 assists, 8 kills, 2 blocks, 6 digs, Kathryn Austin 4 kills, 1 block, ...



School board ends long, emotional debate with vote to remove Native American imagery from Wells mascots  Press Herald

WELLS — The Wells-Ogunquit school committee voted unanimously Wednesday to remove Native American imagery associated with school mascots. The vote ...



Hansen's Sunday Notebook: Loaded Wildcats will have to be road warriors as NCAAs begin  Arizona Daily Star

Star sports columnist Greg Hansen offers his opinion on recent sports news.



Wells runs past Foxcroft for Class D championship  observer-me.com

ORONO — The Wells High School offense decided to run the football nearly all night — the team threw just twice with one of these plays being a halfback pass ...



Teacher of the week: Earlys Paula Pate started in different direction, then quickly realized her heart was in teaching  Brownwood Bulletin

EARLY — As a child, Paula Pate had many of the classic signs of a teacher-in-the-making: many of her family members were teachers, and Pate lined up her ...



Groundbreaking Indian Ocean science mission reaches an end  Biddeford Journal Tribune

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — The British-led Nekton scientific mission on Thursday completed a seven-week expedition in the Indian Ocean aimed at ...



Wells Elementary School recognizes champions at breakfast  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS ─ Last month, Wells Elementary School held its first “Breakfast of Champions” for the 2018-2019 school year. More than two dozen first- through ...



As spotlights beam, it's teen actors who shine on Wells High School stage  Press Herald

Two friends with a love of theater rehearse and support each other for months, culminating in performances in the musical 'Grease' with the end of senior year ...



Wells running back becomes first Class D player to win state's top football award  Bangor Daily News

The other finalists were running backs Anthony Bracamonte of Saco's Thornton Academy and Zack Elowitch of Portland High School.. Maine news, sports ...



Tyler Bridge named Wells Student-Athlete of the Month  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Wells High School senior Tyler Bridge was recently honored as “Student-Athlete of the Month” for September. The standout running back and ...



Students play dodgeball to aid Team Cam  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, the first dodgeball tournament of its kind will be held will be held in the Wells High School gymnasium. This fundraising ...



Wells cross country runners don't let autism slow them down  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The Wells High School boys cross country team were division two conference champions in Western Maine. Two runners living with autism, Matt Chase and ...



History made: Wells' Tyler Bridge becomes first Class D player to win prestigious Fitzpatrick Trophy  Biddeford Journal Tribune

Tyler Bridge had the best stats of any of the three finalists for the prestigious Fitzpatrick Trophy, but the Wells High School senior also knew he had two decades ...



Domestic violence assault among Wells Police Log items  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The following individuals were arrested or issued a summons by Wells Police from Dec. 18 to Dec. 25, 2018: • A 16-year-old male juvenile from Wells ...



Football Preview: Bridge envisions third straight state title for Wells  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — If you look up “winner” in the dictionary, it probably has a photo of Tyler Bridge next to it. Bridge, now a 6 foot 3, 205-pound senior running back and ...



Everything you need to know for Maine's state championship football games  Bangor Daily News

Eight teams will be battling in four state championship games on Saturday, three of which boast perfect records so far this season.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...



Brewer Witches capture first state baseball title with help from Cyr walkoff single  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — For decades, the Brewer High School baseball program has fielded some strong teams, and has sent athletes on to play Division I, minor ...



Move to retire Wells' Native American mascot gets significant support  Press Herald

WELLS — Two prominent members of the committee charged with studying Wells High School's Native American-themed Warriors mascot called for the imagery ...



Wells Rotary Club announces Fifth Annual Vidalia Onion Program  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells Rotary Club is excited to announce their 5th Annual Vidalia Onion Sale Project. During the month of April, Wells Rotarians will be taking ...



Defending regional champs Wells outscore Lisbon in boys B South prelims  Bangor Daily News

No. 8 Wells defeated No. 9 Lisbon 60-44 Thursday night to earn a spot in the B South boys basketball tourney.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...



Wells girls want to keep success going  Seacoastonline.com

Last year the Wells High School girls soccer team had a breakout season, finishing with a 10-5 record - just one year after going winless in 2016.Coach Doug ...



Wells Rotary Club's 19th Annual Golf Tournament joins in assisting 'Team Cam'  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells Rotary Club will be hosting their 19th Annual Chuck Cumming Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, Sept. 21, at Old Marsh Country Club in ...



Wells High musicians participate in honors music festival  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Five music students from Wells High School participated in the 2019 MMEA District 1 High School Honors Festival held at York High School on Jan.



Bulldog lost for 2 weeks through storms and bitter cold reunited with family in Wells  Bangor Daily News

The dog lost 12 pounds, but didn't suffer any frostbite over her two weeks away.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor ...



Wells-Ogunquit school panel to begin review of a tradition: Warriors school mascot  Press Herald

WELLS — School Committee members and town residents will begin to wrestle with the future of Wells High School's Native American mascot at a meeting ...



Each win by Wells High wrestlers goes to help kids with rare disease  Press Herald

Wells High School wrestlers solicited pledges of donations earned through their victories in matches to support a former wrestler and his son, who has a rare ...



Community raises money for rare disease  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

The Wells High School wrestling team hosted a pancake fundraiser to fight childhood Alzheimer's and help 3-year-old Spencer Smith.



Wells High School  Press Herald

Wells High School held its graduation at 1 p.m. June 14 at the school. The commencement address was delivered by Donato Tramuto, a global healthcare ...



Wells Jr. High student receives appreciation award for her volunteerism  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS ─ Eighth-grade student Sarah Shackford was recognized by Wells Jr. High School for her volunteer *service* to the school's Bridges Program where she ...



Wells Warriors mascot comes under new fire after claims of racist taunts  Bangor Daily News

The talks are coming in the wake of racism accusations stemming from a recent WHS football game against Lisbon High School that stirred much attention in the ...



ACLU asks Maine high school to retire 'Warriors' mascot  Bangor Daily News

The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine has sent a letter to the Wells-Ogunquit School Committee urging the board to retire the Wells High School “Warriors” ...



Wells Players present 'You Can't Take it With You' opening Nov. 14  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells Players will present the madcap comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart You Can't Take It With You, in the performing arts center at ...



A festival for foodies Feb. 10 at Taste of Wells  Seacoastonline.com

What better way to spend a cold February Sunday afternoon than enjoying samples of the great food and drink offerings of local restaurants, bakeries, caterers, ...



Trapp named queen during 55th Wells Community Homecoming  Lufkin Daily News

WELLS — Heaven Trapp, daughter of Curtis and Hattie Greifzu and Thomas and Melinda Trapp, was crowned the 2019 Homecoming Queen Saturday night at ...



Cousins now has to compete against cancer  Seacoastonline.com

Two months ago he was helping lead his team to a state baseball final. Now he finds himself in a fight with a disease that cares little about who it afflicts or when.



DIRIGO STORIES: Wells High school students prepare for performances on national stage  WGME

WELLS (WGME) – A group of students from Wells is preparing for three big performances on a national stage.Three students will perform with the color guard ...



Wells superintendent defends district after claims of racism at football game  Bangor Daily News

A Lisbon woman has asked for a public apology from the Wells-Ogunquit Community School District for what she said was racist behavior at a recent Wells High ...



Kennebunk High School Honor Roll  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Administrators at Kennebunk High School have announced top academic performers achieving distinction on the school's honor roll for the first ...



Dexter wrestling places second at Class B championship  observer-me.com

LINCOLN — Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln hosted about 30 schools fighting to get the Class B wrestling championship on Saturday, Feb. 16. Dexter ...



Once a high school quarterback, Josh Wells is being counted on as the Jaguars left tackle  The Florida Times-Union

Josh Wells and Kenny Fryman still joke about the first time they squared off in football's Oklahoma drill, that old-school test of toughness. They were 10 years old.



Experience a 'Taste of Wells' Feb. 10 - News - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH  Seacoastonline.com

WELLS — The “Taste of Wells” will return next Sunday, Feb. 10, offering some delicious, wintry fun at York County Community College, from noon to 3 p.m.As ...



Community Briefs  Press Herald

SCARBROROUGH. Hannaford puts $50,000 into anti-hunger effort. Wells Junior High School students make a holiday visit to Avita of Wells to deliver handmade ...



Wells High School Graduation  Press Herald

Wells High School's Top Students. Kasey Marie Bullard is the daughter of Peter and Danielle Bullard of Wells. Kasey will be attending Colorado State University ...



School supply lists available online for area parents  Biddeford Journal Tribune

YORK COUNTY — Parents of students attending schools in York County this fall have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year as all of their ...



Wells wrestlers present over $13000 to their pal Spencer  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Wells High School wrestling team received jackets commemorating the program's back-to-back state championships on Sunday afternoon.



Wells shuts out Foxcroft for 'D' football state title  Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — The weapons perhaps most familiar to Maine high school football fans were devastating enough as Wells High School pursued its ...



'Woodies in the Cove' returns in August to Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — In the month of August, the Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit celebrates history with classic cars and vintage music, and brings back a popular ...



Wells Conservation Commission announces 19th Annual Student Art Awards winners  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — An audience of 125 students and family members celebrated the Wells Conservation Commission annual student art awards presentations May 31 at ...



Hermon tops Wells for Class B boys basketball title  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — Call 2018 the year of the Hawks. Senior forward Jacob Godfrey scored 21 points and Hermon dominated the inside play Friday night as the ...



Spindrifters captivate a young audience at Wells Elementary School  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS – Wells Elementary School welcomed the South Bristol Spindrifters to perform rope-jumping routines for the student body assembled in the gym on Jan.



Maine Compass: Hidden heroes have done the right thing on Indian mascots  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

We don't hear enough about the schools that have stepped up over the last decade.



State champion wrestling team rallies for local boy with rare, fatal illness  Bangor Daily News

Spencer Smith, 4, has Sanfilippo syndrome, often referred to as “childhood Alzheimer's” for the dementia it causes.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, ...



Recent Wells High graduate sends message to 'Arrive Alive!'  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — Blair Tweed, a 2018 Wells High School graduate, won third-place honors in the 14th annual “Arrive Alive! Creative Contest” sponsored by the Law ...



Wells High grad will cheer for the Patriots this fall  Seacoastonline.com

Ashley Shultz keeps adding to her already busy schedule. This spring, the one-time Wells resident auditioned for and was selected to become a 2017 New ...



Christian Wells will attend prep school with sights on Division I  Muncie Star Press

MUNCIE, Ind. — Christian Wells absolutely believes he can be a Division I basketball player. His dad and coach do, too. So he made a decision he thinks can ...



Football: Wells pulls away from Madison to win D South title  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

WELLS — The best team in Class D South all season, the Wells High School football team put on a dominant display to earn the hardware that proved it.



Superintendent, coach say school should keep Warriors team name, but ditch 'imagery'  Bangor Daily News

I'm all for the Warriors, but I wouldn't mind if the imagery was retired, so to speak.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor ...



Wells Elementary School salutes core value champions  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS ─ During its third and final “Breakfast of Champions” for the 2017-2018 school year, 58 first- through fourth-grade students were recognized for being ...



In secret vote, panel calls for Maine school district to drop Native American imagery  Bangor Daily News

The district's school board will make the final decision on the subject at a later date.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor ...



SIS Bank awards scholarships to high school seniors  Seacoastonline.com

SANFORD — With high school graduations now complete, SIS Bank is supporting local youth heading to their first year of college this coming fall.



The best photos from the tourney quest to be crowned regional champs  Bangor Daily News

To tide you over until the tournament returns, look back through these photographs from the Bangor Daily News that captured the triumph and heartbreak of the ...



As students shine on stage, Chicago teacher is real star of the show  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — January's Teacher of the Month knows how to build confidence in her students. It's a lesson at the heart of the drama program she started at ...



$32M awarded to schools across CPS in ‘largest-ever’ academic program expansion  Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Public Schools officials on Tuesday announced receiving a total of $32 million for new high-quality programs at 32 schools across the city, including ...



N.H. suicide victim was Wells High School valedictorian  Press Herald

The woman who died when she was hit by the Amtrak Downeaster in New Hampshire last week was a 22-year-old former high school valedictorian from Wells.



Vaccination: We Discuss Disease Outbreaks, Exemption Bill, National News & Debate  Maine Public

In the face of more disease outbreaks here and in other states, a bill introduced in Maine addresses the issue of vaccinations required by schools. It.



Maine School Forms Panel To Review Use Of Native American Logo, Nickname  Maine Public

The Wells-Ogunquit Community School District decided Thursday night to form an advisory committee to look into concerns about Wells High School's use of.



Marshwood, Wells take home wrestling state championships — High School Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Marshwood High School of South Berwick won the Class A championship and Wells High School took the Class B title during Saturday's wrestling state ...



Friends of the Wells Public Library to hold annual book sale  Biddeford Journal Tribune

WELLS — The Friends of the Wells Public Library will hold their Annual Book Sale at Wells Jr. High School (next to the library) on Route 1 on Friday, Aug.



Sophomore beats senior sister in state high school singles tennis final  Bangor Daily News

Grace and Rosemary Campanella are sisters. They are also teammates although they go to different high schools. And they met in the state singles tennis ...



Wells stays on top of Class B wrestling field  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

WELLS — When the Wells High wrestling team posed for a team picture, after winning their second straight Class B state championship Saturday, there was ...



Teenager takes his own life after being sexually exploited by sex-crazed female schoolteacher for years  MEAWW

A teenager who felt "humiliated" after being molested by a sex-crazed female teacher ended up committing suicide. The families of her multiple victims are now ...



High court in session at high school  KeepMEcurrent.com

WESTBROOK — Social studies students at Westbrook High School and criminal justice students from Westbrook Regional Vocational Center got an up-close ...



April Foolishness Concert nears at Christ Church in Kennebunk  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK — Who doesn't like a good laugh?! There will be plenty of laughter happening on Saturday, April 27 at 4 p.m. at Christ Church, 6 Dane St., ...



Saco Middle School student wins statewide poster contest  Biddeford Journal Tribune

SACO — Julia Fomichenko, a student at Saco Middle School, believes school attendance matters and her poster, Attendance Matters You Matter, has won First ...



THE LAST WORD: Leo's undefeated regular season 25 years ago is a special memory  News Sentinel

It was 25 years ago Feb. 28 when I attended Leo High School's final regular-season boys basketball game at Southern Wells in my capacity as sports editor of T.



Wells riding a Red Tide of football pride into state championship game  Press Herald

David Ouellette was in eighth grade when he realized that football meant a little more in his hometown of Wells. “We went to York for the (youth) championship ...



No plan to change Native American imagery at Skowhegan High  WABI

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) - The lone high school in Maine that still uses Native American imagery for its sports teams doesn't plan to change its tradition.



Vaccination debate draws hundreds to Maine State House  Bangor Daily News

Hundreds descended on the State House complex on Wednesday to testify for two competing immunization bills — one from Democrats that would remove ...



Maine's top 20 high schools: 3 Maine schools among nation's best  WMTW Portland

U.S. News & World Report has ranked three Maine high schools among its annual list of best in the country.



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