10 Maine Schools Awarded Instruments
The Maine DOE and Little Kids Rock have selected 10 Maine school districts who will be awarded instruments and resources necessary to run a band program in their schools.
LITTLE Kids Rock is a national nonprofit dedicated to make sure public school children have the opportunity to become music makers. Waterville Senior High School is one of the schools chosen in our immediate area.
According to mainedoenews.net, this is a pilot program where schools were chosen and scored on need in a number if categories including, having to serve 50% or more free or reduced lunch to eligible students and have to agree to offer modern band during the 2017-2018 school year taught by a certified music teacher.
Here’s the entire list of selected schools:
Waterville Senior High School, AOS 92
Central Community Elementary School, RSU 64
Crescent Park and Woodstock Elementary Schools, RSU 44
East End Community School, Portland Public Schools
Houlton Middle/High School, RSU 29
Katahdin Elementary, Middle and High Schools, RSU 50
Medway Middle School, Medway School Department
Meroby and Rumford Elementary Schools, RSU 10
Penobscot Valley High School, RSU31
Troy Howard Middle School, RSU 71