FA Students Stella Yoon '22 and Alana Legassie '24 Win Tree Naming Contest 

The Fryeburg Conservation Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the Name the Chestnut Trees contest. We received many excellent entries and these are the top 10 winners (in no particular order). Thanks to everyone who participated. We have notified the winners and will be sending out and/or delivering prizes the week of May 9th. There will be a naming ceremony and sign installation of the tree names later this summer. You can look for more information on this event in the Dragonfly or Fryeburg Town Matters.
Come on down to the Town Forest! We are now on INaturalist so you can record the wildlife and plants you find which will be verified by Scientists and added to the habitat online. To find out more about INaturalist and what is living it in our Town Forest please go to: www.inaturalist.org/projects/fryeburg-town-forest-biodiversity-project
 
And the Winners ARE:
Adult:
Limbo (Fryeburg Slave) - John Testa - Fryeburg Library
The Provider - Larry Ouellet - Fryeburg Library 
Castanea - Stan & Jennifer Rullman - Community Center  
Chet Snutz - Anonymous - Town Hall  
Kids:
Bam (Korean for Chestnut)  - Stella Yoon '22 - Fryeburg Academy - Age 18 
Breeze - Alana Legassie '24 - Fryeburg Academy - Age 17
Longfellow - Brody Warren - Molly Ockett - Age 12
Chester - Luna Walker - New Suncook - Age 9
(There were multiple entries for Chester so we picked one out at random)
Luigi - Hope Griffin - Brownfield/Denmark School - Age 10
Hodadenon ( An Iroquois Legend) - Logan Gasper - Brownfield/Denmark - Age 10
 
Thank you all for participating!
The Fryeburg Conservation Committee
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  • 1,000 Paper Origami Cranes & the Wish for Peace

    It was almost serendipitous that two simultaneous Peace Crane Projects were in the works during April and May to create an astounding 1,000 paper origami cranes. The project's roots are based on the ancient Japanese origami art form, where delicate and colorful kami paper is folded into ornate objects. And, according to ancient legend, "anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes will be granted a wish by the gods." In this particular case, peace for Ukraine. 
  • FA Finance Class Teams Take First Place in the Maine Stock Market Game

    Students in mathematics teacher William Frey’s finance classes very successfully participated this semester in the SIFMA Foundation’s renowned ‘Stock Market Game,’ achieving a 1.9767% average return above S&P 500 growth– the lead return among the ten Maine schools participating. 
  • FA Places Second in the Biomimicry Institute’s 2021-22 Youth Design Challenge

    For a second consecutive year, Fryeburg Academy students placed in the top rankings in the Biomimicry Institute's 2021-22 Biomimicry Challenge. The team placed first last year with their MorphoBrick concept; they placed second this year, out of 125 competing teams from 12 countries, with their Syntrichia Hydrotrap design concept.

    FA's Biomimicry Challenger team, led by FA faculty member Jennifer Richardson, includes the following students: Yuna Lee '23, Grace Liu '23, Daryna Serediuk '22, May Shin '23, Stella Yoon '22, and Zoe Jung '22. This year's challenge was an advanced STEM-based competition that essentially had two goals: first, the design was required to model the structural and functional adaptation of at least one living organism. Secondly, the design needed to identify an environmental problem and propose a sustainable solution.
  • FA’s Winter Sports Awards Assembly Recognizes Student-Athletes

    On Tuesday, March 22nd,  Fryeburg Academy celebrated the winter sports season with its annual winter sports awards assembly held in the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center. The following student-athletes were recognized for their outstanding performance during the winter 2021-22 season:
  • Fryeburg Academy Makes its Mark at the New York Heritage Festival in New York City

    During the weekend of April 22nd, Fryeburg Academy musicians received multiple awards and recognitions at the New York WorldStrides festival.

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