The Herd

Everett Beals, Staff Writer | October 9, 2019

On September 26, 2019 - just 17 days after her hiring on the 9th of the same month - the RSU 21 School Board of Directors moved to accept the resignation of interim superintendent Dr. Maryann Perry, a decision which they have described as a “mutual agreement.”   Perry, hired by unanimous vote last month, was involved in a large controversy in the district where she had previously served...

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Everett Beals, Staff Writer | September 14, 2019

This Monday, September 9th 2019, the RSU 21 School Board moved to confirm the hiring of interim superintendent Dr. Maryann Perry. The motion passed with unanimous consent, with both student representatives voting in favor. The decision comes in the wake of the resignation of former superintendent Dr. Kathryn Hawes, who has since taken on a teaching position at the University of Southern Maine. Perry,...

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Grant Kull, Sports Editor | October 1, 2019

Football Sep 27th. Kennebunk wins 41-9 over Portland Season Record 3-1   Field Hockey Sep 24th. Kennebunk wins 2-1 over Cheverus  Sep 26th. Kennebunk loses 1-3 to Scarborough  Sep 28th. Kennebunk loses 0-4 to Massebesic  Season Record 4-5   Boys Soccer Sep 24th. Kennebunk wins 3-1 over Windham  Sep 28th Kennebunk wins 7-0 over Biddeford  Season...

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Grant Kull, Sports Editor | September 25, 2019

Football  Sep 20th: Kennebunk loses 21-42 to Bonny Eagle Season Record 2-1   Golf  Sep 17th: Kennebunk wins 9.5-3.5 over Massabesic Sep 19th: Kennebunk wins 13-0 over Noble Season Record 8-0   Field Hockey  Sep 18th: Kennebunk loses 0-1 to Biddeford  Sep 20th: Kennebunk loses 2-3 to Sanford Season Record 3-3   Girls Soccer Sep 17th: Kennebunk...

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Brian Foisy, Editor-in-Chief | September 18, 2019

2019 was shaping up to be one of the best summer movie years of all time. The season began with Avengers: Endgame, which would later become the highest grossing film in the history of planet earth. Some big films - like Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood, the Fast and the Furious spinoff Hobbs and Shaw, an Elton John biopic, and a Men in Black sequel - teased that the summer would...

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Lily McMahon, Staff Writer | May 8, 2019

Buy your Sprite in bulk now, theater kids, the Tony’s are on the horizon. For those who don’t know, the Tony Awards are an award show for Broadway musicals and plays. It’s like the Oscars or Grammys, but instead of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga singing about being in the shallows, it’s Lin-Manuel Miranda rapping with a group of 20 people in very sparkly outfits dancing in the background. All...

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Elliot Gere, Guest Writer | October 9, 2019

NCAA football is a lucrative business… an extremely lucrative business. A study by the Wall Street Journal estimated that in the 2018-2019 season alone, Division 1-A football brought in a revenue of $5.6 billion. To put that number in perspective, in the same 2018-2019 season, NFL teams collectively grossed $8.8 billion. From this perspective, $3.2 billion is all that separates collegiate football...

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Grant Kull, Opinion Contributor | June 12, 2019

When you hear that children are being separated from their parents and locked in cages for weeks at a time, you probably wouldn’t expect for that country to call themselves “the land of the free.” Since May 2018 the Trump administration has enacted a “zero tolerance policy” for migrants crossing the border illegally.  This policy means that when migrants are found, the adults get prosecuted...

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