Casco Bay schools meet, share ideas

On April 6, teachers, staff, parents, and community members from four Casco Bay islands came together to discuss issues facing island schools. The meeting, organized by the Island Institute and held at the Portland offices of Casco Bay Lines, brought together representatives from the schools on Cliff, Chebeague, Long and Peaks. The idea was to

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Teaching by doing

The students at the Long Island School are the proud parents of baby lobsters! This spring the school has been participating in the Lobster Larvae in the Classroom project, designed by The Lobster Conservancy (TLC). The lobster “nursery” is located in the basement of the school, where the larvae are frequently visited by the students,

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Long Island students visit Bowdoin

The students of the Long Island School attended their first day of college on Feb. 7. The day consisted of a tour of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and lunch in the dining hall, and finished with a visit to Anne Henshaw’s “Anthropology of the Islands” class. The trip kicked off a semester-long collaborative project between

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