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Career and Technical Education Back From the Brink

October 20, 2014


The National Education Association posted a great article about CTE schools that is definitely worth the read! 


Check it out here:

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Dance Performance at Portland Ovations Annual Auction

October 20, 2014


On October 1st, students from the Arts Academy Dance Program at PATHS performed for about 250 guests at the Portland Ovations Annual Auction at Portland Yacht Services. The students performed a 4 minute section of a dance choreographed by t he professional dance company "Lucky Plush", a Chicago based company who will be performing at Merrill Auditorium in May 2014 as part of Portland Ovations 2014-15 season. The Arts Academy dancers will repeat the performance in May to celebrate the visit...

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Little Free Libraries

October 8, 2014


The PATHS woodworking class partnered with Paul MacDowell and Ellen Handelman's Lyseth 5th graders to complete Little Free Libraries last Spring. The classes collaborated to learn about math, measurement, team work, collaboration and project planning. The PATHS students mentored the Lyseth students to create the finished project. 

 The money for the project was from a PEF (Portland Education Foundation) grant.

 The libraries will be at Lyseth, PATHS, Riverton Boys and Girls Club,...

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Haven's Candies Sticker Tagline Contest Winner

October 1, 2014


Congratulations to Josh Kennie, a second year Commercial Art student from Bonny Eagle, for winning the Haven's Candies Sticker Tagline Contest for their 100 year anniversary!
Haven's Candies is Maine's oldest chocolatier and includes the likes of Intel and HBO as it's customers.
Josh designed the new tagline: "Keeping Maine Sweet for 100 Years"
It will be used as the tagline on their website as well as the stickers on all their packaging!!
Pictured below is Andy Charles (the outgoing Haven's...

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Ford AAA National 3rd Place 2014

June 23, 2014


Kolbe Clifford of Casco Bay and David Dutton of Cape Elizabeth claimed third place at the 65th Annual National Champion at the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills National Finals at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan! 


Students were graded on quality repair workmanship and safety, combined with the results of a written examination taken previously.


Congratulations gentlemen! 

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Ford AAA Regional Winners 2014

May 5, 2014


The first round of the Ford AAA Student Auto Skills Competition was concluded in mid-March. Students were given the opportunity to demonstrate their automotive knowledge by taking an online exam. Students scoring the highest in the state (typically top ten teams) then moved on to participate in a "hands-on" competition within the state.

PATHS had two teams qualify for the state level competition:
Team I: Kolbe Clifford of Casco Bay and David Dutton of Cape Elizabeth 
Team II: Cody Harmon...

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Early Learning Center on WCSH6

April 17, 2014


Check out some highlights of the Portland ConnectED press conference that was held in our early learning center yesterday on WCSH6!!:

Portland ConnectED brings t ogether a unique, cross-sector partnership of organizational leaders committed to building a citywide cradle-to-career infrastructure and culture to support high quality education—for Portland’s youth, for Portland families, and for the Portland...

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2013-2014 PATHS CTE Student of the Year

April 16, 2014


Congratulations to our PATHS Career and Technical Education student of the year, Isaiah Merrill from Greely High School!!


Isaiah is currently a second year carpentry student here at PATHS.  He is at the top of his class for his work ethic, which has fostered considerable knowledge and skills as a carpenter. Isaiah has completed nearly three years of curriculum in just two years. Furthermore at the completion of the school year Isaiah will receive up to seven advanced college credits...

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Association for Manufacturing Excellence's Adopt a School Initiative

March 19, 2014


The welding, carpentry, and manufacturing programs have been selected as a partners with the Association for Manufacturing Excellence's Adopt a School initiative. AME's role in the initiative is to help bring businesses together with high schools, community colleges and un iversities to share best practices that help drive continuous improvement and assist in preparing the next generation for a career in manufacturing.

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2014 Maine State DECA Conference

March 19, 2014


The fashion program attended the DECA conference last week and many of our students ended up placing in the several different awards! DECA is an association of marketing students whose mission is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitably, and management.

Nick Irish of Bonny Eagle, Cassandra Davis of Bonny Eagle, and MacKenzie Perkins of Windham took 1st place i n the Community Service event.

Paloma Sanchez of Casco Bay took 2nd place in the...

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