Open House: Thai Meal and New Logo

Our fall open house with Thai Tugboat was a great success.  Students, instructors, board members and volunteers alike enjoyed the amazing chicken pad thai and one another’s company.  A highlight of this event, one of many in celebration of the school’s 30th anniversary, was recognizing the student who designed the school’s new logo.  Isaiah Harriman, […]

The Tastes of Egypt

Attendees at our Egyptian meal enjoyed several dishes prepared by our English Immersion guests from Egypt.  The evening’s menu included various salads and baba ghanoush served with pita bread.  Two dishes were served for the main course: koshary, a vegetarian meal prepared with layers of pasta, lentils, chick peas and topped with a choice of […]

Getting Creative at the Art Loft in Rockland

Younger students in our English program went to The Art Loft in Rockland where Paula Apro and her associates guided them in making a souvenir of their time in Maine.  What a great place for the children in our program to use their creativity while enjoying themselves.  Newly opened, The Art Loft provides a space […]

Rowing with Station Maine in Rockland

English Immersion students always enjoy rowing on Penobscot Bay with Muriel Curtis at Station Maine in Rockland.  This group included students from China, Colombia, Italy, Morocco and Peru.  What a great experience for everyone who went to this event.  Everyone was a bit nervous initially but came back full of enthusiasm.  It seems that some […]

English Students Visit Cellardoor Winery

What a beautiful day to visit Cellardoor Winery in Lincolnville!  The students enjoyed a tour of the building that included rooms where the wine is made and stored.  They heard about the process and heard some amazing details that surprised us all!  Did you know that it takes 680 grapes to make a glass of […]

July English Immersion Program Underway!

Our July English Immersion program started today.  Students from China, Colombia, Italy, Morocco and Peru work on various aspects of grammar in small, individualized and relaxed setting.  They will then share lunch with Gordon Page, Director of Rockland Main Street, Inc. and hear more about Rockland and the ongoing revitalization projects meant to keep our […]

Buildings & Grounds Renovations

Recent renovations to the library and exterior have really spruced the place up!  New paint, a new closet, a pendant light fixture and removal of several bookshelves have made this room feel so much brighter and more spacious.  Out back, we have two raised garden beds with several vegetable and herb plantings.  This will make […]

The Tastes of Saudi Arabia

Join us Thursday, July 21st as our Saudi Arabian guests and students prepare an authentic Saudi meal.  On the menu for the evening are fish kabsa, Saudi salads and a traditional dessert. English Immersion students from China, Colombia, Egypt, Italy, Morocco, and Peru will also be present to greet visitors. These meals have been well-received […]

Immersion in India: An Evening of Delicious Food and Spellbinding Stories

Stephen Huyler, known author, storyteller, chef and specialist on India, will present “Immersion in India: An Evening of Delicious Food and Spellbinding Stories” at Penobscot School, 28 Gay Street, Rockland on Thursday, June 23rd at 6 p.m.  Author of Meeting God: Elements of Hindu Devotion, Daughters of India: Art and Identity, Village India, and the […]