Education briefs

Jan 25, 2013

Children's House Montessori School to host open house

The Children's House Montessori School in Camden invites families to attend an open house on Saturday, January 26, 10 a.m. to noon. The school, playground, and all classrooms will be open with teachers, staff and parents available to give tours and answer questions about Montessori education and philosophy and about the Children's House's specific programs. Families can stop by for a quick visit on the way to Winterfest at the library or plan to spend the morning exploring the classrooms and Montessori materials and playing on the playground.

The Children's House serves children from toddlers through fourth grade at the historic Elm Street School at 58 Elm St. in downtown Camden. For more information about the open house or to request an information packet, please call 236-2911.


Beloit College Dean's List

Beloit, Wis. — Donald Dill of Rockport, a sophomore, has been named to Beloit College's Dean's List for the 2012 fall semester.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.4 or higher and take a minimum of 3 letter-graded units for the term.

Beloit College is a residential, liberal arts college located 90 miles northwest of Chicago, Ill.

Bates College dean's list

Lewiston, Maine — James H. Smith of Camden, was named to the dean's list at Bates College as a result of his scholastic standing during the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.

Smith a psychology major, is a graduate of Community School. Smith is the child of Dr. and Mrs. J. Brian and Negar Smith of Camden.

His undergraduate activities include: Community service volunteer in Zambia, South Africa with Kachlite foundation - summer 2011; Team member, two archeology expeditions - Bates College - Shetland islands, Scotland - Spring 2011 and 2012. Intramural basketball 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Located in Lewiston, Maine, and engaged worldwide, Bates is broadly valued as a leading national college of the liberal arts and sciences, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world. Since 1955, Bates has been dedicated to the emancipating potential of the liberal arts and sciences, educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community. Bates has always admitted students without regard to gender, race, religion or national origin, boldly embracing the transformative power of difference, cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action and preparing leaders sustained by a love of learning and a commitment to responsible stewardship of the wider world.


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