Traip Academy Junior Ashleigh Roberts has been accepted to the Maine All-State Orchestra for the 2nd year. Last year, Ashleigh earned the highest score of all flutists in the state, and sat "First Chair" in the Maine All-State Orchestra. This year, Ashleigh scored the 2nd highest in the state, and will sit First Chair in the Orchestra.
Ashleigh has also been nominated to the US "All-National Honors Concert Band," and a filmed audition was submitted to the NAfME (National Association for Music Education [formerly MENC]). If accepted, Ashleigh will travel to Nashville, TN, in October for the festival. Ashleigh is a home schooler who also sings in the Traip Chorus, plays Field Hockey, and runs Track. Ashleigh is the daughter of Michael and Shannon Roberts.
Bits and Pieces
* Twenty-seven Traip Academy students are taking an online course through our online learning partner, Virtual High School. The courses are wide-ranging...from Japanese to Video Game Design.
* Eleven Traip Academy students are engaged in an internship with a variety of community partners. Recently launched internships are with the Kittery Police Department and White Pine Nature-based Learning Center in Cape Neddick.
Traip Windstorm Challenge
Holocaust survivor talked with seniors