Tag Archives: Scarborough

Scarborough Students Highlight Local & Legendary Finale

Twenty students in teacher Jessica Kelly’s Gifted and Talented class at Scarborough Middle School spent the 2014-2015 school year learning about the Civil War–nationally, and at home in Scarborough–through photographs, artifacts, and volunteers at the Scarborough Historical Society; reading a … Continue reading

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What’s in a Number?

Editor’s Note: The original version of this post contained several errors regarding the number of items currently in the Maine Memory Network database. The post has been revised to reflect the correct figures. As of today, you can view well … 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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Royal Welcome Kicks Off Classy Scarborough Celebration

Maine’s first governor, William King, was born in Scarborough in 1768. So who better to welcome the audience to Scarborough’s MCHP final celebration at Scarborough Middle School last night than the other Governor King — Independent Angus King, who served … Continue reading

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Scarborough MCHP Teacher Uses Ning to Add Zing

One mark of a great teacher is her ability to meet students where they are, and then take them on exciting journeys to new destinations. For today’s young people, that means understanding that much of their lives operate in the … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Training Kicks Off Phase II of MCHP

In Maine, one always takes a chance scheduling big events in the heart of winter. Happily, good weather prevailed for the January 14 mid-year MCHP training at Maine Historical Society in Portland. Nearly 50 people from the eight teams — … Continue reading

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Believe the Hype About Skype

Not everyone on the Scarborough MCHP team did prior to January 12, but they do now. That was the date of the first of several scheduled Skype sessions at Scarborough Middle School between six members of the Scarborough Historical Society … Continue reading

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