ANSWER:  Jason Long, a longtime social studies teacher at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School in Paris, has been appointed by the RSU 10 board as assistant principal at Dirigo High and Middle schools in Dixfield.

Jeff Turnbull, who previously taught in RSU 10, was appointed half-time athletic director for both schools.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Does the Sun Journal publish a list of high schools and the dates and times of their graduation ceremonies? I have several to attend this year and hope that they aren’t on the same night? — No Name, No Town.

ANSWER: Yes, the Sun Journal published a special section on Friday, May 22, that listed over 20 schools and their graduation ceremony information. You can view this section online to see the lists of class members and top students with photos at http://specials.sunjournal.com/book/class-of-2015/.

Here is the graduation ceremony information:

Buckfield Jr./Sr. High School: 6 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at the school
Dirigo High School: 6 p.m. Friday, June 5, at the school
Edward Little High School : 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee
Fryeburg Academy: 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at the school
Gray-New Gloucester High School: 4 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at Cross Insurance Arena (Cumberland County Civic Center) in Portland
Hebron Academy: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at the school
Leavitt Area High School: 3 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee
Lewiston High School: 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee
Lisbon High School: 7 p.m. Friday, May 29, at the Lewiston Armory on Central Avenue in Lewiston
Maranacook Community High School: 1 p.m. Sunday, June 14 at the school
Monmouth Academy: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at the school
Mountain Valley High School: 6 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at the school
Mt. Abram High School: 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, at the school
Mt. Blue High School: 1 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at the school
Oak Hill High School: 7 p.m. Monday, June 8, at the Augusta Civic Center
Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School: 7 p.m. Saturday, June 6,  at the Gouin Athletic Complex (weather permitting, at school if raining)
Poland Regional High School: 4 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at the school
Rangeley Lakes Regional High School: Saturday, June 6, at the school
Spruce Mountain High School: 4 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at the school
Saint Dominic Academy: 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, at the school
Telstar High School: 7 p.m. Friday, June 12 at the school
Winthrop High School: 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at the school

DEAR SUN SPOTS: Here is an event for your readers in the Farmington area who ask you about social security. A free seminar titled, “Women and Social Security,” will be offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, in Room 131 of Roberts Learning Center at the University of Maine at Farmington. It is hosted by the Senior Planning Center. An RSVP is requested by calling the center at 207-778-6601.

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