Riot Pride Vol. 9
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Graduation with Distinction...Page 2 National Merit Semi-Finalist...Page 2 OHS Math Team Growing in Number...Page 3 UMaine-OHS Summer Research Program...Page 3 A University Town-The Best of Both Worlds...Page 4 The Supremes Visit Orono...Page 5
31 Strong! Cid Dyjak, An Orono Institution...Page 6 Where Are They Now...Page 8 Orono International Enters Year Five...Page 9 Orono Arts Program Shining...Page 12 Carson Foley Art...Page 13 Kailey Schmidt Competes on National Stage...page16
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Graduation with Distinction (GWD) at Orono- Sleep studies, novel writing, veteransâ€™ war graves, anti-bullying websites, ballet performances, three dimensional printing, memes, â€œslacktivism,â€? forestry...the list goes on and on. What do they all have in common? These are the topics and activities of students seeking to graduate with distinction from OHS. Right now, OHS Guidance is preparing the letters we send to the colleges to which our Graduation with Distinction candidates are applying to. The letters give details of the huge range and depth of these studentsâ€™ intellectual interests. Senior candidates are completing their requirements to be eligible to earn Graduation with Distinction status. You can read about successful candidates from previous years, the colleges they attend, and some details of their Graduation with Distinction work by rolling your mouse over the Academics menu on the schoolâ€™s website and clicking on the â€œrecent graduatesâ€? link. A student can enroll in this program any time in the Freshman and Sophomore years. The program is designed to enrich the minds of students and focusses exclusively on academic skills. We take care to let colleges know how the program works and why successful candidates are among the most well-motivated minds of their class. How does Princeton, Bowdoin, Dartmouth, Cambridge and Tufts sound? Among other colleges, those are where OHSâ€™s Graduates of Distinction are now learning. And any successful Graduate of Distinction candidate becomes automatically enrolled in UMaineâ€™s nationally recognized Honors College when successfully applying to the University. Did you know? ORONO HIGH SCHOOL...
Nash Allan-Rahill presents at the GWD Honors Forum @ UMaine
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Nat i on a l Me r it S e m i - F i n a l i s t : Je s s e A m ar Hello. Iâ€™m Jesse Amar. I was born here in Maine, and Iâ€™ve lived here most of my life. Mine is a nuclear family, and I have three siblings. Iâ€™m a senior, and though Iâ€™ve applied to several Universities, I plan to take at least one gap year. Iâ€™ve abandoned sports, but this year Iâ€™ve been involved with Orono High Schoolâ€™s drama and philosophy clubs, and with the editorial board of itâ€™s literary magazine Enclave. I love to play piano, read, and watch movies. This is the third version that Iâ€™ve written of this biography. The first was whimsically fictional. The second attempted to shock its readers with its arsenal of teen angst and literary allusions. But Iâ€™ve decided to give you this version, because I love you and want you to know the facts.
Congratualtions Jesse on reaching the finalist round of the National Merit Scholar Competition! Jesse Amar, Man of LaMancha
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Orono Math Team
If you think math is just for geeks, then the Orono High School math team wants you to think again. Nearly ten percent of the school’s student body participates on the team. Among them are athletes and actors, scholars and singers. Because the team is so large, Coach Heather Holmes has divided the group into competitive squads, so that every member gets playing time and enjoys the opportunity to earn points toward his or her individual state ranking.
Students go head-to-head with students representing seven other area schools. The action seems lightning fast, with each student competing in five individual 12-minute rounds, as well as one team round. Only one of the individual rounds allows calculators; for the other four rounds, students rely on brain power to solve a challenge. Problems are geared to students in grades 9 - 12 with a range of math experience from Algebra I through Calculus. A perfect score is a 60. In April, the top ten scorers from each school will attend the State Math Meet where they compete with 800 other students. Imagine 800 “mathletes” in one room- you can hear a pin drop as they tackle problems.
UMaine Summer Research Experience Program Orono High School students were occupying laboratories, fields, forests and offices at UMaine as they did research on topics ranging from nanoparticles to spruce budworms. These students were selected to participate in cutting-edge research projects with faculty and students at the University of Maine through the OHS-University of Maine Summer Research Experience Program. This program, which was funded by the National Science Foundation and the University of Maine, has the goal of providing academically talented OHS students with an opportunity to learn firsthand how scientific research is conducted and to contribute in a real way to that science. Another goal is to increase students’ STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) skills and encourage career interests in STEM disciplines. Brandon Crocker (above) is a captain of the math team. He also particpated in the UMaine Summer Research Program and is a scholarship recipient, entering UMaine Engineering in 2014-15.
The UMaine Connection Located in the town of Orono along the banks of the Stillwater River, the University of Maine is one of New Englandâ€™s premier universities. UMaine helps students create success storiesâ€”with a wide variety of programs and opportunitiesâ€”and they do so with world-class faculty members; nationally recognized research; first-rate facilities; a friendly, safe atmosphere; and easy access to some of the best year-round recreation sites in the nation. A short walk away is Orono High School, a school rich in tradition and academic excellence. OHS offers a large selection of college preparatory classes including Advanced Placement and early college courses. The college town atmosphere is vibrant and student life features 16 varsity athletic programs and many student clubs. The University of Maineâ€™s â€œBlue Sky Project â€? innitiative compliments Orono High School. We refer to this as, â€œThe best of both worlds.â€?
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Orono High School was turned into a court room this school year for the Maine Judicial Supreme Court. The court heard appellate arguments on three cases in front of the student body and after the oral arguments the Justices had lunch with the students. Students reflected on their experiences: Anna, who participated in the lunch session, commented on the overall experience: “I was intrigued with the amount of work and preparation that goes into being a successful justice. The justices have to know the cases being presented as well as the lawyers on both sides of the argument. Therefore, a good judge knows the ins and outs of a case, for two completely different perspectives. This gave me some insight into my AP U.S. History mock trials, in which I was a justice last week. I realized that, instead of just collecting information about the topics, it would have been more helpful for me to create two opposing arguments and study those. This would have allowed me to better interrogate each side during the questioning!” Tom, who participated in the lunch session was particularly interested in the Justice’s comments on lack of partisanship on the bench. “I liked the fact that they try to be as bipartisan as possible and just try to make decisions based on the laws that Maine already has in place because I feel like this is an issue at the Federal level nowadays.” Students also found ways to connect this real-life experience to their studies. They commented that they found the opportunity of watching the oral arguments very interesting as they “learned a lot of tactics to use for in AP US mock trials.” One students said “I learned how to develop a good argument and how to prepare for everything from the lawyers.” Another observed “I learned how to formulate pointed questions for both sides so that you can make an objective decision.”
Lunch with the Justices (above). Speech and Debate team (below) qualifies for Nationals!
Coach Cid! An Orono Institution
Dyjak still going strong in 31st year coaching Orono girls soccer team By Larry Mahoney, BDN Staff ORONO, Maine — There are certain constants in life. Our winters are going to be long, the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race is going to be held and Cid Dyjak will be coaching the Orono High School girls soccer team. This is season number 31 for Dyjak, a native of Indian Orchard, Mass. And he is hoping to lead his Red Riots to their third Eastern Maine Class C championship in six years. Standing in the way are the Fort Kent High School Warriors, who beat the Riots 4-1 in last year’s EM Class C final in Fort Kent. This time it is in Orono at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Top seed Orono is 14-1-1 while No. 3 Fort Kent is 9-4-3. It will be the sixth consecutive season that the Riots have played in the EM Class C title game. Dyjak’s daughter, Analies Ross-Dyjak, is a freshman who played at the University of New England in Biddeford this season. Dyjak follows his daughter’s career but never considered retiring. “This is a good place for me,” said Dyjak. “It’s a good thing to do. I didn’t give [retirement] much thought other than she is moving on to college, so I could either sit around and feel badly that she left or I could continue coaching.” Dyjak’s tremendous passion for coaching and the game has never waned. “I love the energy of the players and I really love the game. It is a wonderfully creative game,” said Dyjak. “There’s nothing like seeing players grow up and develop in front of you. That’s one of the best things that happens,” said Dyjak. “It’s so much more technical now. It is so much more fun to watch,” said Dyjak. “I run practices now that I’m not sure I could run in the old days. The kids wouldn’t be able to translate well to the level of technical skill there is today.”
Dyjak has placed the Orono girls in six straight Eastern Maine Championship games
2013 Eastern Maine Champions
However, he also noted that “the energy and the fun around the sport hasn’t changed a bit over all these years.” Orono High School athletic director Mike Archer said he feels “fortunate” to had Dyjak on the staff for 31 years. “He is an institution. He is to Orono soccer what Brian Higgins is to Ellsworth [boys] soccer,” said Archer. “He knows the game.” very well and you couldn’t have a better human being working with young people. He embodies what a role model should be.”
Orono High School principal Jim Chasse, whose freshman daughter Brinsley plays midfield and in the back for the Red Riots, said Dyjak is able to turn soccer into an extension of the classroom for the players through the lessons he teaches them in practices and games. “He’s amazing. Brinsley and most of the other players worship him,” said Chasse. Dyjak has a young team with just four seniors, but that hasn’t stopped the Red Riots from reaching the regional final. “Win or lose, this is a wonderful group of kids. There’s certainly a [bright] future,” said Dyjak. “I feel real fortunate to have a team like this. They’ve been growing and learning and they’re fun to watch. They listen and work hard.”
R e d R i o t R e c e n t At h l e t i c Ac c o l a d e s t 2013 Girls Cross Country State Champions t 2013, ‘12 Girls State Track Champions t 2013 Boys Cross Country State Runner-Up t 2013, ‘12, ‘11, ‘10, ‘09, ‘08 Girls Soccer EM Finals t 2013. ‘10 PVC Cheering Champs, State Runner-Up t 2012, ‘13, ‘14 Girls Basketball EM Finals t 2012 Football EM Runner-Up t 2012, ‘11, ‘10, ‘09, ‘08 Boys EM Soccer Finals t 2012 Boys Track EM Champs, 2013 State Runner-up t 2009 Baseball EM Runner-Up t 2011 State Cheering Runner-Up t 2011 Boys Tennis EM Runner-up t 6-time Winner of Sportsmanship Awards (2010-13) t Coach of the Year: Cid Dyjak (2), Chris Libby (4), Don Joseph, Lin White (2), Jess Witham (2) t New England Coach of the Year: Cid Dyjak ‘09 t See more at www.rsu26.org/OHS
Brian Butterfield 75’ brought the World Series Trophy to Orono High School to share with students. THANK YOU BRIAN!
Orono native Brian Butterfield relishing memorable season as Red Sox third base coach (See BDN article online @ bangordailynews.com)
2013-14 Old Town-Orono Black Bears (1st Year as Cooperative Team)
Where are they now? David Silk ‘06: David Silk attended Orono High School and graduated with the Class of 2006. David says that the sports teams he was a part of (soccer, track, basketball) teach students discipline and teamwork; he credits those experiences with giving him his start with leadership skills. After high school he attended UMaine for a semester before joining the Air National Guard for six years where he put his leadership skills to work as a staff sergeant. He deployed twice to the Middle East in Qatar, where he says the heat is hot and miserable. Between his deployments, he attended Husson University and graduated in the Criminal Justice program. Since that time he has worked for the Orono Police Department for three and a half years. David along with the Orono PD teaches Law Enforcement at Husson University. David, and his wife Jaclyn, had their first child, Lucas, in August.
Yi Zhou (Judy) ‘12: Judy is from our Sister School in Changsha, China. The high school attached to Hunan University. Judy was a standout international student who now attends St. Lawrence University in NY. Last year Judy was nominated as “Freshmen of the Year!” While at OHS Judy participated in cross country, drama, and played the Zither in the OHS Orchestra.
Stuart Cady ‘00: Stuart Cady describes his high school career as, “Great!” He graduated from Orono in 2000. He remembers high school as, “a huge family”. Playing sports was a highlight; he was the starting goalie for the hockey team and had a love for golf. Athletics, in his opinion, was a great way to form lasting bonds with friends. He attended Arizona State University where he pursued a degree in Professional Golf Management. He became the Assistant PGA Professional at The Country Club in Brookline, MA for three years and then moved to the The Weston Golf Club in Weston, MA. He is currently the Head Professional at The Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill, MA. In 2012 Stuart married Erin Walker Cady, Head Volleyball Coach at Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. The Benoit Sisters ... Michelle, Laura, Julie Michelle Benoit Goody, ‘03: Michelle graduated from OHS in 2003 and then acquired her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from UMaine in 2012. She lives in Orono and is a postdoctoral researcher for the Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences at UMaine. She is married and has a 17-month-old daughter, Sierra. Laura Benoit Tardiff ‘06 graduated from the University of New England in 2010. She will graduate in May from Michigan State University with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.). She will return to this area after her graduation. Julie Benoit Hovencamp ‘01: Julie became married in October of 2013. She graduated from OHS in 2001. She received a Master’s degree in Food Science and Nutrition. She presently lives in Milford and works as a Clinical Dietician at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bangor, Maine.
Chase Collett, ‘10: After graduation Chase worked as a swimming camp counselor in Texas and was a Baxter State Park trail worker before joining the U.S. Army. Chase was inducted in 2011 and trained at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri where he learned both how to be a soldier and an Army Engineer. He was stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas as a member of the 41st Engineer Company. Chase was deployed deep into the mountains of Afghanistan where he was a member of the Recon Platoon, sweeping supply routes of mines for the Army Engineers. Chase has learned to enjoy the Army and is planning to reenlist. He is hoping his reenlistment holds another 3 years of action, learning and challenge. SPC Collett has persevered through many challenges and is proud to be serving our country. Chase is brother to Blaise ‘11, Schuyler ‘13, and Keenan ‘17.
Brian Butterfield ‘75: While at OHS Brian earned 11 varsity letters in the sports of football, basketball and baseball. Brian captained all three teams his senior year. He was a two-time All LTC player at running back and defensive back. He was the point guard on basketball teams that played in three straight Eastern Maine Championship games as well as two State Championships. Orono claimed a state championship in 1973 and was state runner up in 1974. In baseball, the second baseman and pitcher led his teams to two straight Eastern Maine titles in 1973 and 1974. Following high school he attended the University of Maine in 1976, playing football and baseball for the Black Bears. He was named Yankee Conference Rookie of the Year and went to the College World Series. Brian is now in his 12th season as a major league baseball coach. He spent two years with the New York Yankees and most recently coached 3rd base for the World Champion Red Sox. Brian spends his off season in Standish, Maine with his wife Jan. Brian recently suprised all OHS students by bringing the World Series Trophy to a school assembly and presenting to students. Mike Tipping ‘02: Mike attended Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia where he studied Political Science and served as president of the Dalhousie Student Union and chair of the Alliance of Nova Scotia Student Associations. Mike returned to Maine in 2009 and currently lives in the Portland area, working as Communications Director for the Maine People’s Alliance (MPA) and the Maine People’s Resource Center (MPRC), two state-wide, progressive non-profits that work on a number of issues including universal health care and environmental protection with a focus on organizing and civic engagement. Part of Mike’s work for MPRC includes overseeing the group’s public opinion research. Last year, his approach to accurate and transparent pre-election polling was rated as one of Maine’s “12 best ideas of 2012” by the Portland Phoenix. Mike writes The Tipping Point, a wide-ranging political blog published by the Bangor Daily News, and also pens a bi-weekly opinion column for the Portland Press Herald. He’s currently hard at work on his first book, to be published by Tilbury House next year. Mike married his college sweetheart, Maggie, in 2010. Both of their lives are about to change dramatically, as they are expecting twin boys in April. Marshall White ‘87: Marshall joined Closure Systems International (CSI) in November of 2006 as the Director of Manufacturing for the North American region after a successful stint at Alcoa. He came to CSI, Inc. in the fall of 2007 to lead the nine manufacturing plants within the NA region. In 2009, Marshall was promoted to General Manager of North America when he picked up the sales and full P&L responsibility for the region. In 2011, Marshall was promoted to Chief Operating Officer and has full responsibility for the entire global business. Marshall graduated from Orono High School in 1987 and earned his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maine in 1991 where he graduated with High Distinction. Marshall enjoys church, golf, reading, and working on “special projects” around his house with his three sons. He is an active member of his church and was recently elected to serve as a Deacon for a second term. He has held board positions within Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce groups in communities where he has previously lived. Marshall and his wife Elizabeth presently live in Avon, Indiana with their three sons, Benjamin, Christian, and Elijah. Kate Kirby ‘06: Kate graduated from OHS without the slightest inkling of what she would be doing nearly 8 years later. She attended Gordon College as a communications major and tributes Señora Crocker for her ability to expedite a second degree in Spanish with semesters in Chile and Botswana. Upon graduation, she moved to Minneapolis to work for an environmental organization, framing politically polarized issues in terms of public health and social justice. After a long, cold, windy, landlocked winter in Minneapolis, she was accepted into a masters program in Social Entrepreneurship, but while perusing Craigslist London for flats, her pragmatic side kicked in and she ended up enrolling in UMaine’s School of Policy and International Affairs. The return to Orono enabled her to pursue diverse interests and she continued her global education in Timor-Leste, the United Arab Emirates, and Bolivia. This past year, she founded Kindred Planet Productions and premiered a rough cut of Quinoa Soup, a documentary film. Kate is currently in Laos filming her second documentary.
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O r o n o Xiao Quan, ‘12 (NYU) and Ben Rahill, Host Brothers
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- International Testimonies: “OHS’s International Program is really helpful for my senior year because we can experience college life in advance... I learned how to be disciplined, how to selfmanage, and how to deal with issues.” Tim Mo, ‘12-China “You can’t imagine how nice teachers are.” Sabrina Chang, ‘12 -China “We’ve been immersing ourselves into the English-language environment-students and the faculty and coaches, as well as host families, even bank clerks... They are just like my family.” Youngkun Lee, ‘12-China OHS has helped me develop a greater network of friends and adults that I’ll remember for life. The spirit is amazing and playing sports has been big for me. I took a year here to do something that I’d remember forever and I truly will remember this. Louis Hansen, ‘15- Denmark
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OHS is an excellent place to be, students are amazingly friendly to you as an international student. Teachers take care of you and always support you. Athletics are so good and the spirit around that school impressed me. I think OHS represents what an American High School is. Hervé Marie, ‘14- France
Orono Global Accolades t Orono International (OHS-I) students enroll in courses at the University of Maine t OHS-I offers a full ESL program t several global sister schools t Orono students and teachers train with sister schools Patricia Gispert-Carbonell (Spain) and parents t 100% college acceptance rate enjoy a day at camp with the Crocker host family (See our college acceptances at www.rsu26.org/international) t international summer programs Vi sit u s at : www.rsu26.org/international
Principal Jim Chasse meeting new friends in China
Orono students visit sister school in Changsha!
LuZhou, China Sister School Visits Orono, ME
OHS-International Class of 2014 Denmark, United States, Germany, Brazil, Albania, China, Italy Homecoming Parade Ice Fishing Day
Orono Arts ORONO DRAMA RANKS 1st WINS 2014 REGIONAL FESTIVAL!
Man of LaMancha, 2013
Orono Arts Participation Doubles! OHS implemented a non-compete academic block which helped to double enrollment within its Performing and Fine Arts classes. Participation has approached two-thirds of school enrollment.
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After earning top ranking for their performance of “A Beckett Trilogy” at Class B regional competition, Orono High School’s drama students are headed to the 83rd annual Maine Drama Festival’s state finals. In addition to earning First Place overall with their production of three short plays by the Nobel-prize-winning avant-garde Irish writer, Samuel Beckett, OHS students took away multiple individual awards at the regional competition. Jesse Amar, Emilie Seavey, Conall Molloy, and Erin Luthin won All Festival Cast awards. Hanna Renedo earned a Judges’ Special Commendation for her original composition of the Beckett Trilogy interlude music, and Hanna Renedo and Katherine Fergusson were honored for their performance of the music. The OHS students were among more than 2,500 Maine students from 79 high schools participating in the festival this year. The State Finals are held in Yarmouth this year.
R e c e nt Ac c o l a d e s t OHS garners 5 All-State slots t New England Festival Performance t All-State, First Chair violinist t All-State, First Chair flutist t Speech and Debate National Championships t MPA One-Act 2014 1st Place Finish t State One-Act Qualifier
Man of LaMancha, 2013
Students perform at UMaine’s Hauck Auditorium
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Where are they now? Carson Foley, class of 2012, left his mark at Orono High School and is now leaving his mark on the world. During the spring of his senior year he was awarded a full tuition scholarship from the State Department to study in Russia for a year. He had already accepted admission at The Cooper Union, in NYC, but decided to defer and take a gap year. From July 2012 until June 2013 he called Kazan, a city in central Russia, home. While in Russia he stayed with a host family and attended a small school for arts and languages. When speaking of his year abroad Carson says it “was the greatest year of my life - taking time off between high school and college really helped me realize that there were so many skills and so many interests that I had never had the chance to explore”. He currently resides in New York City where he works and studies art. He is a student at Cooper Unionone of the only institutions in history to offer a full-tuition scholarship to every admitted student - something that Carson says makes the school’s environment and student body very unique. In addition to his studies, he is also interning with a local artist who is behind several films, including Black Swan and Argo. When he’s not immersed in art, you can find him on a rooftop in Brooklyn or terribly lost in Central Park. In terms of his artwork, Carson says, “I hadn’t re-
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ally developed an idea of what I wanted to do with my art until after I had graduated. While abroad, however, I focused on portraiture, and ended up receiving a lot of attention from the Russian media for the project I worked on called “Humans of Russia.” Here in New York, however, I haven’t had much time to focus on my specific medium, so I’ve whittled my work down into a collection of ideas - time, memory, and character have always played a major role in my work. Now, I aim to express how our experiences extend beyond their own subjective limits, and how they tell a story of human interactions on an incommunicable level”. Looking back to his time at Orono High School, Carson recalls his time here fondly. “Orono High School couldn’t have helped me prepare for life after graduation any more than it did. The small class sizes and relationships you share with your peers and teachers really build a strong sense of community. At OHS I learned to push myself to do better and to set higher goals for myself, ultimately letting me achieve some things I thought I would never have been able to achieve before”. Support the Orono Arts! How? Attend performances and exhibitions or donate to help meet our needs!
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Orono Sends Female Paddler to Nationals
By Aislinn Sarnacki, BDN Staff : Her knees rested on a thin cushion as she knelt and began stretching the spray skirt around the cockpit. Bit by bit, Kailey Schmidt sealed herself into the boat. The barrier of the sprayskirt would keep the frothing water out of the closed canoe as she paddled through the rapids. “What are you gonna do?” asked her instructor Jeff Owen (‘84) as he pushed her small boat away from the shore. “The twig line,” Schmidt answered. - “OK. The water’s down, so get close to the rock, right?” he said. “Yep,” she agreed and dipped her paddle into the Penobscot River. With a well-practiced stroke, she pointed the nose of her wildwater canoe at the rapids ahead. .... (see BDN for full story) Canoeing has a tremendously rich and important history in Maine. Consequently it seems satisfying to me that Maine also has an abundance of local canoe (and kayak) races every year spread throughout the spring, summer and fall. Orono’s Go Active! athletes train for and compete in those races as if they were on one of the school’s varsity teams. Whitewater canoe racing helps students develop skills, balance, strength, teamwork, and confidence, all while having an absolute blast! The season typically begins with a meeting in mid-February, but this year interested students may be able to join up and start early with pool sessions through the winter. This new opportunity is designed to provide practice for learning how to roll kayaks and covered canoes. Why learn to roll? In 2015 the Junior WORLD Wildwater Championships will be in the U.S. for the first time and we’ll try to help GoActive! athletes qualify to represent the U.S. at that event. We’ll still be focusing primarily on Maine’s whitewater opportunities as we always have, but this new wildwater opportunity is sure to appeal to some paddlers. If you turn 13 - 16 years old in 2013 and want to learn wildwater racing, you’ll be the right age for trying to make the U.S. junior team in 2015. See Mr. Owen for details. (Jeff Owen, Science Teacher, Open Whitewater National Champion) Go Riots!
Orono High School celebrates our scholar athletes, our international students, and our graduates. Our close ties to the University of Maine...
Published on Apr 4, 2014
Orono High School celebrates our scholar athletes, our international students, and our graduates. Our close ties to the University of Maine...