Yarmouth’s Got Talent Info ⇒ Tickets for "Yarmouth's Got Talent" go on sale TONIGHT at 7:00 pm at the following link; https://yarmouthsgottalent.brownpapertickets.com/
Tickets for the 7:00pm show typically sell out within a few minutes, so please be prepared with all of your ticketing information. There are two shows to choose from, the "YGT Dress Rehearsal" show and the "Yarmouth's Got Talent" show.
- Dress Rehearsal** Show; April 1, Friday, 4:00 p.m.
- Yarmouth's Got Talent"; April 1, Friday, 7:00 p.m.
**The YGT Dress Rehearsal" show will have everything the evening show has with the exception of the judges and judge's comments. All ticket holders of the dress rehearsal and the evening show will be able to vote.
End of Quarter 3 ⇒ Grades for third quarter close this Friday, April 1.
Extracurricular and Open Campus Eligibility ⇒ Academic eligibility for spring sports and Speech & Debate is based on third quarter grades. All quarter grades must be 70 or above in all classes for a student to participate fully. Academic eligibility for these activities is described in detail in our student handbook.
For juniors and seniors to earn or keep open campus academic eligibility, grades in all classes must be 80 or above for the quarter and must meet a short list of other criteria. Find full details about junior/senior open campus in this letter. For students who are not academically eligible for extracurriculars and/or open campus at the end of the quarter, the next time to gain full eligibility is on Wednesday, May 4 the date of quarter 4 progress reports.
Maine Boys to Men ⇒ As mentioned in our last family note, YHS is continuing to work on healthy relationships and respect by partnering with Maine Boys to Men over the next month. All advisories have discussed the opportunity for students to attend a two-day workshop either the week of April 11 or the week of April 25. Please see this slide presentation for more information.
One Acts ⇒ YHS PLAYMAKERS took first place at the 2022 Drama festival hosted at YHS with their one act version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the first indoor, unmasked performance in two years!
All Festival Cast Acting Awards went to: Hillary Connor, Ella Doxsee, Maren Found, Eero Hoffsten, Evie King, Atticus Prinn, Elena Schlax, and Ben Tillinghast
Judges Commendations for: Set Design & Construction, Wardrobe, Ensemble Movement, Props, Sound, Hair & Makeup, and Adaptation
Rally for Ukraine ⇒ The YHS Global Action Club did a phenomenal job pulling together a concert and fundraiser to raise money for the Partners for World Health Ukraine Fund. This included performances during the school day and in the evening on Tuesday, March 29. See this story run by WGME for details. If you would like to donate to the gofundme campaign, click here.
Speech & Debate ⇒ The final Speech & Debate in-state competition took place on Saturday, March 26. Once again, YHS participants put in some amazing performances:
- Sami Rizkallah qualified for Nationals in International Extemporaneous Debate! His performance also earned him the National Speech and Debate Association’s Degree of Honor.
- Hope Cady is the 1st alternate for US Extemporaneous Debate AND the 2nd alternate for Original Oratory!
- Georgia Herr is the 3rd alternate for Original Oratory! Thanks to her performance in the Congressional Qualifiers three weeks ago, she is now a top alternate in two events as well.
- Maddy Corson is the Student of the Year for the Maine District (an award that covers ALL Speech & Debate events — not just Congressional)!
- And Coach John Russell was named Coach of the Year for the Maine District.
April Break ⇒ And finally, April Vacation is fast approaching! There will be no school from Friday, April 15, through Sunday, April 24. We hope you have family plans for whatever will recharge your batteries and get you ready for the last stretch of the school year!
Amy Bongard, Scott Tombleson, and Sarah Holmes, YHS Administrative Team