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Off-Campus Learning Days 9/10-9/12

posted Sep 8, 2012, 6:33 AM by Todd West
The halls of Deer Isle-Stonington High School will be strangely quite Monday September 10th-Wedensday September 12th as all students and teachers participate in our annual "Off Campus Learning Days."  Approximately 20 students will spend three days in Haystack's Studio-based Learning program, an intensive arts workshop where area students learn alongside professional artists.  The remaining students will make two visits to college campuses and spend one day at Camp Beech Cliff in Somesville with a focus on community building to support strong advisories and a respectful school climate.  Off Campus Learning Days are elements of DISHS's School Improvement Action Plan, specifically connected to strategies around broadening student aspirations and connecting students with a supportive advisor.  The schedule for each day is:

Monday:
All 9th Graders: Camp Beech Cliff.  Departure- 6:45am Return- 4:30pm
10th Graders*: Eastern Maine Community College.  Departure- 7:45am Return 2:40pm
11th & 12th Graders*: One of the following, based on post-secondary interests-
University of Southern Maine.  Departure- 7:30am Return 7:30pm
Colby College.  Departure- 7:30am Return- 5:00pm
Washington County Community College.  Departure- 7:30am Return 7:00pm
* except students at Haystack's Studio-based Learning

Tuesday:
All 9th Graders: Maine Maritime Academy.  Departure- 8:00am Return 2:30pm
10th Graders*: Camp Beech Cliff.  Departure- 6:45am Return- 4:30pm
11th & 12th Graders*:
University of Maine.  Departure- 7:30am Return- 4:30pm
NESCOM/Eastern Maine Community College.  Departure- 7:45am Return 4:30pm
UMaine Bangor/Husson.  Departure- 7:30am Return- 4:30pm
* except students at Haystack's Studio-based Learning

Wednesday:
All 9th Graders: UMO Physics Show.  Departure- 7:30am Return 2:40pm
10th Graders*: UMaine Augusta/Holocaust Museum Departure- 7:30am Return 5:00pm
11th & 12th Graders*: Camp Beech Cliff.  Departure- 6:45am Return- 4:30pm
* except students at Haystack's Studio-based Learning
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