Tag Archives: Piscataquis Community Middle School

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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Guilford Event Hits all the Right Notes

The more than 150 attendees of Guilford’s MCHP final celebration last Thursday night at Piscataquis Community Middle School (PCMS) were treated to a feast for the senses. A traditional New England dinner of beans-and-franks, music by the awesome Doughty Hill … Continue reading

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Bangor Daily News Profiles Four MCHP Teams

This week–from Tuesday, May 11, through Friday, May 14–four Maine Community Heritage Project teams will be featured in lavish full-color, full-page spreads in the Bangor Daily News. The project is part of Newspapers in Education–a 40-year-old effort to introduce newspapers … Continue reading

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Guilford’s Serendipitous Session with Senator Snowe

March went out with a bang for Maine Community Heritage Project students at Piscataquis Community Middle School in Guilford. On Wednesday, March 31, teacher Rex Webb’s three 8th grade Social Studies classes were at the Bangor Daily News to work … Continue reading

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Guilford Students Get Ample Time with Artifacts

By an overwhelming margin, photographs represent the bulk of the historic material focused on by teams in the Maine Community Heritage Project. And no wonder–they are easy to transport, scan quickly, and open up a visual world into the past. … Continue reading

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