Maine Constitution Essay Contest Winner

Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap has announced the names of the winners of the 2019 Maine Constitution Essay and Poster Contest. The annual contest allows Maine students from grades K through 12 to participate, with older students submitting essays regarding the Maine Constitution, voting and democracy; and younger students creating posters reflecting Maine history or
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Student Success Spring Semester

Spring semester we held five different college classes for credit through Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) as well as four supported study hall periods each week, where one student was able to take an online math class (Quantitative Reasoning) and other students could get academic support and use the laptop computers to write papers and
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Friends of Long Creek Abbreviated List of Activities: July, 2016 – June, 2017

This has been a turbulent year at Long Creek Youth Development Center, which has made our efforts to support these troubled kids even more important than usual. The Friends have remained focused on our mission to support programs directed toward returning youth in the Maine criminal justice system to their communities as productive citizens. We
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Back to School

8 youth at Long Creek are taking advantage of two college credit courses being offered this semester thanks to the Friends of Long Creek’s Creek to College program and a collaboration with Southern Maine Community College. Cultural Anthropology and Oral Communications are being taught inside the facility making a college education accessible to students whose
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Campus Tours

The Friends of Long Creek helped support an SMCC (Southern Maine Community College) campus tour for eleven very eager and extremely well-behaved residents this month. The students met with an admissions officer, took a student-led tour, and enjoyed a delicious meal in the cafeteria. Chef Ogden from the LDYDC (Long Creek Youth Development Center) culinary program
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