Lessons through karate


Grades 3-5 students of the Dirigo Elementary School “Village” visited KP’s Focus Karate on June 11 where Senpai Kayla Provencher taught lessons in self-defense as well as special kicks over 90 minutes at her facility at 77 Canal St. in Rumford. Kayla visited the school twice during the school year, teaching lessons of focus, perserverence […]

RES Pocket Flag project


On June 12, fifth graders at Rumford Elementary School prepared 150 pocket flags, to be given to be distributed to soldiers that are being deployed overseas. Hannah St. Laurent shows a message she wrote — “Thank you for your service! Stay safe.” Principal Chris Decker, who has a son deployed overseas, purchased the flags from […]

Night of Stars


A bright red carpet greeted more than 100 TW Kelly Dirigo Middle School students on May 21 as they disembarked from several classic vehicles driven to the school’s entrance. The car doors were opened for the students by their principal, Celena Ranger.