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Help Jay Students Erect Greenhouse Dome!

Published June 8, 2010

Greenhouse dome

As part of a Service Learning Grant funded by Time Warner Cable and the Commission, Jay Middle School will erect a geodesic dome Saturday June 12th, allowing them to grow produce for the school cafeteria and local food pantry. This grant was awarded to the school in part because of its focus on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education. "Time Warner Cables Connect a Million Minds initiative aligns perfectly with our goal of bringing quality service learning to Maine students while increasing the public's understanding of service learning and its benefits to students... " said Rochelle Runge, Public Relations Representative for MCCS.  Learn More...