We have always known that Deering High is full of the best and brightest high school students in Maine, and to share our pride we recently compiled a list of successes by Deering High, our students and alumni. Please check out these incredible Ram achievements:
•Deering is the only Portland school to have a US Congressman as an alumnus. •Deering has won the Turkey Bowl game for 8 of the last 9 years. •A Deering alumna was nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actress in 2010. •We currently have 4 National Merit Scholarship students. •Over 70% of Deering students taking Advanced Placement classes earn grades that enable them to receive college credit. •Deering sports teams have won 23 State titles in the decade 2000 – 2009. •In recent years Deering students have taken service learning trips to Ecuador, Peru and Guatemala •Deering Students were recently profiled in the Forecaster for their work with Habitat for Humanity. •We have Forensic Science and Street Law classes. •Deering Coaching is a program where each student connects with a teacher who will work towards that student’s success through all 4 years at Deering. •Deering offers Computer Programming and AP Computer Science. • A current Deering student earned the title of 2010-11 Miss Teen Maine. •A current student earned the title of 2010 SMAA Student Athlete of the Year. •We currently have 1022 students enrolled. •A current student earned the title best clarinet player in Maine, and was selected for the All Eastern Orchestra.