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One Act Comedy

posted Feb 25, 2020, 1:37 PM by Marianne DeRaps

Searsport District High School Presents ONE AND ALL, a one-act comedy by Alan Haehnel.  Christian Bean (played by William Bradley), is a typical guy on a typical date with Janene (Erin Hayes), except that we can see his “private audience” - the characters in his head that tell him what to do and how to be.  Written before “Inside Out”, hilarity ensues when Ma (Emma Spiegel), Girlie (Ashley Harriman), and Hormy (Chris Hayes) attempt to take control of the situation. Other characters who show up in the course of the evening include Dad (Justin Kinney), Door (Harley Prucha), The Red Character (Abby Brown), Soldier (Joey Viggiano), and an assortment of ensemble players played by Diamond Dunfee-Platt, and Isobel Jones.  Opening night is at Searsport District Middle/High School at 6:30 pm Thursday Feb 27 - tickets are $5 at the door. Additional shows are at Mt. View High School Feb 28 at 6:30, and at the Crosby Center in Belfast February 29 at 6:00 pm.  Searsport will be competing in Camden Friday March 6, at Strom Auditorium in the 6:00 pm evening session of 3 plays. (Photo credit Erin Hayes.)

Student of the Semester

posted Feb 24, 2020, 12:42 PM by Marianne DeRaps

At the end of every semester the staff selects on student from each grade level (9, 10, 11, & 12) who exemplifies academic success, leadership and adheres to the Viking Code of Respect, Responsibility, and Safety.   
Clockwise from top left: Ana Lang, Austin Peavey, Samantha Perkins, & Steve Perkins


posted Jan 17, 2020, 9:18 AM by Marianne DeRaps

Not all classes give finals in a Proficiency Based System. However, at SDHS, we believe that by offering a final exam we accomplish two things: 1) we provide another opportunity for students to meet standards, and 2) we prepare our students for college. We no longer provide a separate schedule as our students need to maintain the structure and predictability that our schedule offers. Instead, we prioritize classes so that students are not taking multiple finals on the same day.

A priority schedule for final assessments in the fall semester will be as follows:


Tuesday, January 21st - Core 1 Assessment

Wednesday, January 22nd - Core 2 Assessment

Thursday, January 23rd - Core 3 Assessment

Friday, January 24th - Core 4 Assessment

Blood Drive January 15th

posted Jan 6, 2020, 9:50 AM by Susan Capwell

image.pngThe National Honors Society is sponsoring a blood drive for the Red Cross, to be held Jan. 15, 10:00 to 3:00 in the gym.
Donors can make an appointment by going to RedCrossBlood.org, or contacting Claire Guse at the high school email: cguse@rsu20.org or Tel: 548-2313.

Rachel Johnson Honored

posted Dec 18, 2019, 4:48 PM by Marianne DeRaps   [ updated Dec 20, 2019, 7:30 AM ]

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Rachel Johnson honored

Act of Kindness by Searsport Student

posted Dec 18, 2019, 4:47 PM by Marianne DeRaps   [ updated Dec 20, 2019, 7:28 AM ]

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Student gives back

Three Searsport Students Earn All State Recognition

posted Dec 6, 2019, 7:28 AM by Marianne DeRaps

SDHS-SPA is pleased to announce three students accepted by audition to Maine Music Educators Association Allstate Band and Chorus.

William Bradley and Isaias Therio are two of only ten trumpets selected from competitors statewide. Abby Donnelly was accepted in to the SSAA Chorus and is the first vocalist in several years to be selected from SDHS.

The Allstate festival will be held at the University of Maine, Orono May 14-16, 2020.

Junior Class Food Drive

posted Dec 5, 2019, 9:15 AM by Marianne DeRaps   [ updated Dec 5, 2019, 9:15 AM ]

The class of 2021 organized a food drive with the high school, middle school and elementary school before Thanksgiving. We collected 336 items of non-perishable food for families in need in our school district and donated them to the food pantry in our school. Prizes were given to the groups that collected the most food. Congratulations to Ms. Rich’s Homeroom who collected the most for the middle school and the 1st grade who collected the most in the Elementary school. All the food we collected was greatly appreciated! Thank you to everyone that supported the food drive! 

-Isaias 2021 Class Secretary

Join us for a Winter STEM Craft night!

posted Dec 4, 2019, 12:20 PM by Susan Capwell

The Searsport STEAM Lab, the school makerspace, are having a fundraiser craft night next Tuesday, 12/10, from 5:30-7pm at Searsport HS. 

We'll have DIY Makerspace crafts (making upcycled votive candle holders, DIY gift wrap, fabric gift bags), some STEM exploration stations (marshmallow "snowball" fight with mini catapults! navigating robots through a winter wonderland obstacle course! programming games!), and will be exploring the art and science of snowflakes.

The event is open to the public, with a $10/crafter suggested donation. Activities are designed for ages 6+, but folks of all ages will have a good time and can make things to bring home! I'll have some coloring/lego activities for little kids, but be aware there are activities with small parts, etc. that aren't suitable for toddlers.

Important Upcoming Dates!

posted Aug 29, 2019, 12:59 PM by Marianne DeRaps

September 4th is Picture Day!
September 5th is Open House @ 4:30
September 9th is a Community BBQ 5:30 - 7:30

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