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Donna Meader-York

George Neptune. (Submitted photo).

We are often very proud of our students’ accomplishments, both present students, and past students. Whether it be success on a hunt, a sports accomplishment, or academic achievement, our ITS youth have always given us much to be proud of. Past student George Neptune has given us many things to celebrate. George graduated from ITS, then Gould Academy High School. He then attended and graduated from Dartmouth College, and became the Museum Educator at the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor. Just this past week, George traveled to Cape Town, South Africa as part of a youth delegation to attend the Global Youth Indaba: Leading by Example Conference. George is one of 23 young people nominated to attend the World Summit to meet with other youth delegations from around the world. George is the first Native American nominated to attend the summit. We always knew great things were in store for George, and this just goes to prove it. Kuli pomiyan, George (travel well). We look forward to hearing all about your trip when you return.

Last Wednesday, the Cross Country Divisional was held at Indian Township. It was a beautiful sunny day for our runners, and the community turnout for support was immense! Every runner from every school did their best. For Indian Township, the results were:

ITS Jr. High Boys, first – Donald Soctomah, second – RJ Sockabasin, third – Sebastian Moore, and fourth – Amues Dana.

ITS Jr. High Girls, first – Kelsey Jervis, second – Aaliyah Dana, third – Simone Polches, fourth – Jennah Neptune.

ITS Elementary Boys, first – Jacob Sockabasin,

Second – Dehkin Sockabasin, third – Muwin Dana, fourth – Reece Sabattus.

ITS Elementary Girls, first - Kendra Hayman, second – Sylvia Brown, third – Naomi Newell, fourth – Kiona Newell.

Indian Township Jr. High boys team placed first, girls team placed second. Elementary boys team placed first and girls placed third. Wednesday October 15, the regional will be hosted by Eastport at the Moosehorn Refuge in Calais.  Good luck to all participants!

On Tuesday October 28,there will be an assembly for Middle School students about Domestic Violence Awareness and healthy relationships. Educating our youth today is prevention for tomorrow.

 On October 30, the Indian Township Health Center will sponsor a Scare Run. ITS staff will participate by decorating a haunted house at the home of Bill and Lucy Nicholas. Registration starts at 4:00; the run will start at 5:00.  It promises to be a fun and exciting event.

 That’s all the news for this were. Until next week, take care of yourselves and keep learning!