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Exotic Animals

When we think of exotic animals we normally think of tamed pets like a rat or turtles. The kind of animals we are going to be looking at may not even be from this country. More and more people have been acquiring exotic animals. According to A.P.P.A. (American Pet Products Association), In 2013 alone 19.4 […]

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Shauna Johnston -librarian

Shauna Johnston, our school librarian, was born and raised in Portland and always knew that she wanted to become a librarian as she’s had a passion for books ever since she was a small girl. Her grandparents were also very captivated scholars. Her grandmother taught college and her grandfather was a minister. ” I just […]

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A take on the job of dorm parents

“One of  the coolest things ever, is being able to interact with so many different cultures around the world, just by being a dorm parent.” – Ms. Townsend, delightfully talks about her own view on her job. Kelly Hartman Townsend, having worked in TA as a dorm parent for 3 years now, shares her point […]

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Local Livelihoods

Our community is comprised of many different people with diverse skills and passions who wake up every day driven to do their jobs. Without any one of them, the fabric of Southern Maine would be altered. Please click on their names to discover interviews the Carpe Diem staff conducted so that we could celebrate the […]

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Mobile Veterinarian-Nicole Kellum

Nicole Kellum is an equine veterinarian who works mainly with horses. She is from Kennebunk Maine and feels fortunate that her parents were very involved and supportive in her life. For her occupation, she needed 4 years of college followed by 4 years of vet school. “I went through a one-year internship with horses, two […]

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Behind the Scenes of the first T.A. TedEd

As the first ever TedX talk event is about to take place in Garland autditorium in TA, with some special guests like Maine Senate Justin Chenette sharing his stories, from being a TA alumni to running for Maine Senate and a french artist whose passion for travelling had exposed him to so many different people, […]

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U.S. Toboggan National Championships

Tis’ the season for Camden’s annual U.S Toboggan National Championships. Every year people gather on Megunticook Lake for a three day Toboggan extravaganza. People, such as this participant, wear costumes to distinguish their teams. image 4Download This track is the main event. People fly down on home-made toboggans to achieve the fastest time. On the […]

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A Theater Alive With Varied Voices

The first steps into the art wing is a view of the Harry P. Garland II Auditorium. Several angel rays of sunshine hit this art wing hallway “acting” as a natural “spotlight”. The audience is one of the most important parts of any show. It gives actors and artists a reason to perform, constructive criticism, […]

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