School gets challenge

MOUNT DESERT — The Community School of Mount Desert Island has received a $20,000 challenge grant from philanthropists Shelby and Gale Davis.

The gift will enable the school to expand its diverse curriculum with weekly outings, field trips and service projects in the community, purchasing necessary tools and materials, hosting guest instructors and supporting faculty development, all of which are crucial to the school’s unique curriculum.

The community is invited to help meet the match.

Online donations can be made at COA is acting as the school’s fiscal sponsor.

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