Tag Archives: Bangor Public Library

Bangor Has History Project Down to a Science

For its participation in the Maine Community Heritage Project last year, Bangor assembled a team worthy for a Queen City. The team consisted of three schools (two middle schools and the high school) instead of the required one, and both … Continue reading

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MCHP Lives On!

In more ways than one. First, the big news from MHS: The Institute of Museum and Library Services, the funder of the Maine Community Heritage Project, recently awarded Maine Historical Society another three-year National Leadership Grant to greatly expand upon … Continue reading

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Bangor’s Festivities Fit for a Queen (City)

Four charming tables set with flowers, lemonade, iced tea, fruit kabobs, and platters upon platters of tasty pastries were the visual complement to a highly-polished MCHP presentation by the Bangor team Wednesday night in Bangor High School’s Peakes Auditorium. But … Continue reading

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Bangor’s Doughty School Focuses on The Forties

In a perfect example of integrating humanities disciplines to enhance learning, and adapting a special project to the needs of the curriculum, teachers at the James F. Doughty Middle School in Bangor have chosen to immerse their students in the … Continue reading

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Front and Center: The MCHP Student Experience

Giving kids an authentic and engaging learning experience is a primary goal of the Maine Community Heritage Project. How to do that rests on a single principle: Put the students front and center. The tenets are fairly simple, but they … Continue reading

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