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Tyler LeBlanc, a member of ConVal High School's bass fishing team, shows School Board members some of the equipment used by the team.

Conval: Bass fishing club takes steps towards team status

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Last October, ConVal’s bass fishing team concluded its first season on the water by finishing fifth overall and first in the smallmouth bass category at the NHIAA championship on Lake Winnisquam. Now the team, which competed as a club last year, wants to start the process toward becoming an official team sport at ConVal. “What we need is … 0

ConVal: Paraprofessional job, iPads and Chromebooks restored

Monday, July 21, 2014

ConVal High School students will be getting additional iPad computers next year after all, following a recent School Board decision to restore funding that had been cut after voters rejected the district’s budget proposal in March. Because of larger than anticipated savings in the School District’s health insurance costs, board members at their June 17 meeting agreed to spend $129,000 for both iPad … 0

Graduation:

Monday, July 21, 2014

Greylin Nielsen of Temple graduated magna cum laude from Smith College, Northampton, Mass., Phi Beta Kappa, on May 18, earning a degree in biology. She is a 2010 graduate of ConVal High School and the daughter of Gary Nielsen and Connie Rinaldo. … 0

ConVal: Interim head sought for ATC

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School District will be looking for someone to head the Region 14 Applied Technology Center, following the recent resignation of ATC Director Don Jalbert. At Tuesday’s School Board meeting, ConVal High School Principal Brian Pickering recommended that the district look for an interim director, … 0

Hancock: A quest for knowledge in the great outdoors

Monday, July 14, 2014

As they arrived at their forestry research station in the woods at Sargent Center on Thursday, the first thing to grab the attention of a dozen or so middle-school-age campers was a large brown toad. “It’s Morgan Freeman … 1

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: District pays Barth $5,000

Monday, July 14, 2014

JAFFREY — As the Jaffrey-Rindge School District opens a search for a new high school/middle school principal, school district documents indicate that the district paid the previous principal, John Barth, $5,000 when he resigned in late June. According to a separation agreement between Barth and the school district, … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Great Brook School Term Four Grade 8 High honors: Shaylie Alfonso, Emily Bailey, Skye Civitella, Clara Colby, Sarah Dauphinais, Lily Denehy, Shea Ellis, Kalbie Grassett, Destiny Guadagno, Hunter Gullage, Emma Henderson, Hattie Kendall, Max Kerwin, Bailey Kirkpatrick, Emilee Lantagne, Nick Lee, Niamh McElligott, Liam McGrath, Hannah Payne, Christiana … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Angelina Sykeny of Dublin graduated from Gordon College, Wenham, Mass., May 18, earning a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in English. She served as news editor for the campus newspaper “The Tartan,” and after graduation plans to pursue a career in print journalism in New England. … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Molly Anne Channon graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis University, Waltham, Mass., earning a degree in double majors, art history and philosophy. She was awarded the Esther Pine Award for excellence in fine arts and the liberal arts. … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Emily Messer of Mason was named to the high honors list for the spring trimester at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass. She is a sophomore. … 0

Achievement:

Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students have been named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Western New England University, Springfield, Mass.: Joseph LaCourse of Greenfield and William Tremblay of Wilton. To make the list students must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher. … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s honors list for the spring semester at Franklin Pierce University, Rindge: JoBeth Weinreich of Bennington, sophomore majoring in fine art; Kaitlin Mosher of Dublin, senior majoring in arts management; Caitlyn Durden of Jaffrey, junior majoring in sports and recreation management; … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Maria Zrzavy was named to the honors list for the spring semester at Hollins University, Roanoke, Va. To make the list a student must earn at least a 3.5 average on a 4.0 grading scale. She is a senior history major and a graduate of ConVal High School. … 0