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Maine Teacher Wins Global Teacher Prize And $1 Million

Nancie Atwell, a teacher from Edgecomb, Maine, won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize. Atwell won against teachers nominated from all over the world.

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Bee Teacher Of The Month…And The Winner Is?

Congratulations to Ms. Lisette Bordes from Messalonskee High School in Oakland.  She is the Bee Teacher of the Month for March.  Ms. Bordes won a trophy from Yankee Trophy of Benton and a $50 gift certificate from the China Dine-ah.

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Chris Hondros, Getty Images
Chris Hondros, Getty Images

Happiest Job in America, School Principal

The online job site ‘CareerBliss, came up with the 10 happiest jobs. Over a two year period and 25,000 reviews, they have determined ‘school principal’ as the happiest job in America.

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images

Portland Schools Are Considering Changing The Start Time For High School Students

Portland Public Schools are considering changing the start time for high school students. The new plan would push back the start time by 35 minutes and students would stay later in the afternoon.

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Springtime in Paris Fundraiser Coming To The Calumet Club

Springtime in Paris is coming to the Calumet Club in Augusta. It’s a benefit for The Maine French Language Program at the Buker Center in Augusta.

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Congratulations To Our New Bee Teacher Of The Month!

Congratulations to Ms. Teresa Becker from Leeds Central School.  She is our new Bee Teacher of the Month!  Ms. Becker was nominated by a parent who had many nice things to say about her like: "She gives each child a very positive warm learning environment."  "She has the patience to try different methods of instruction until that struggling child understands that concept to achieve."

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Chad McDermott, Thinkstock

A Maine High School Student Earns Only Perfect Score In World On AP Test

Morse High School student Balt von Huene earned the only perfect score in the world on the Advanced Placement Environmental Science exam.

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Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

Words You May Not Know and What They Mean

Everything has a name or a word associated with it. You may not know the name or may call it something else, but all things have a legitimate name assigned to it. Taking a look at some you probably don’t know (I know I didn’t) but there may a few you have heard before.

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B98.5 Teacher of the Month: Congratulations Ms. Ashley Stowe

Congratulations Ms. Ashley Stowe from Lincoln Elementary School in Augusta.  She is our new Bee Teacher of the Month!  Ms. Stowe won a trophy from Yankee Trophy of Benton and also a $50 gift certificate from the China Dine-ah!

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Maine CDC Launches Ebola Website

The Maine Center for Disease Control has launched a new website focused on the Ebola virus. Dr. Sheila Pinette of the CDC says the hope is that the site will educate Mainers about the virus and allay some fears.

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