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Looking for the Next Island Teacher, Part Two

I posted part one of Eva Murray’s blog on becoming an island teacher. Here is link to the second part. The signoff note at the end read: “Eva Murray submitted this to Down East before her deadline, in case the power went out overnight. It did.”

Looking for the Next Island Teacher, Part Two

Looking for the Next Island Teacher, Part One

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Looking for the next island teacher, Part One

Below is a link to a blog post by Eva Murray, a Maine island-dweller and regular contributor to the DownEast.com blogs. This one apparently is the first part in a series about finding a teacher to guide the children on Matinicus. The post is fun, especially since she ended up on the island answering an ad for, you guessed it, teacher. Now she’s on the school board. Ms. Murray “writes of all-things Matinicus, including wrenches, whoopie pies, and wayward reporters in search of quaint Maine,” according to her blog. — KM

Looking for the next island teacher, Part One