Schools

Several parents who work full-time say that SKIP, formerly known as School Kids in Peterborough, is an invaluable resource to them. These parents have all seen their children grow through the childcare center.

Spirit of Giving: SKIP: Helping parents by helping their kids

Monday, December 15, 2014

Jessica Agyemang of Peterborough wouldn’t know what she would do if School Kids In Peterborough didn’t exist. “I probably would have lost my mind a long time ago,” Agyemang said by phone Monday. She said she would have tried enrolling her son, Charles Beers, in another childcare center. “I don’t think he would have liked it as much,” Agyemang said. … 0

Peterborough: Committee doesn’t want schools closed

Monday, December 15, 2014

Although ConVal’s District Study Committee — composed of School Board members and Select Board members — remain split over a suggestion to close the district’s middle schools and profit from the buildings’ sales, the committee collectively agreed Wednesday that they don’t want to see any of the eight elementary schools closed. Midway through … 0

Honor roll:

Monday, December 15, 2014

The following students were named to the honor roll for the first trimester at Dublin School: High honors: from Bennington: Faith Lewis; Dublin: Calvin Bates, Jesse Garrett-Larsen, Tatum Wilson; Francestown: Cameron Harrington; Greenfield: Emily Bascom; Hancock: Taya Kerwin; Peterborough: Casey Burgess, Maja Hardikar, Gustav Jaynes; and Sharon: Erin Tourgee. Honors: from Bennington: Jared Lewis; Dublin: Bette Imhoff; Francestown: Daniel Harrington; Greenfield: Julianne Scharf; … 0

ConVal: Students reviewing the budget

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School Board gave a preview on Tuesday of warrant articles that will be a part of their proposed operating budget this year. But, the board held off voting on the touchier articles until they … 0

HOnor roll:

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

ConVal High School Term One Grade 12 High honors: Aizlyn  Alfonso, Jamie  Ammon, Rachel  Amundson, Mandy  Anderson, Nathaniel  Baker, Gabrielle  Baroudi, Kiera  Bell, Alisha  Birk, Ashley  Boutwell, Mei  Buzzell, Oriana  Camara, Cassandra  Cutting, Kelsa  Danforth, Doris  Donelan, Sarah  Dugas, Tory  Eichler, Ian  Farr-Szep, Allison  Greenyer, Haley  Greenyer, Patrick  … 0

HOnor roll:

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Boynton Middle School First Quarter Grade 8 High honors: Shannon Agonis, Kylie Bane, Britany Boulerice, Tyra Gibson, Chelsea Holombo, Kolby Lampinen, Olivia Mitchell-Jenna, Mallorie Nantel, Megan Robichaud, Havanna Sikkila, Kaisha Somero, Logan Thibault, Grace Tucker Honors: Anthony Andronaco, Ethan Bilodeau, Mahala Damery, Alexis DeFraga, Matthel Farrell, Erica Frazier, … 0

Honor roll:

Monday, December 1, 2014

Conant High School Term One Grade 12 High honors: Kaisha Aho, Connor Hannu, Ashley Kantola, Emily Killmer, Trevor Knight, Ashley Rogers, Katrina Ung Honors: Zachary Buth, Katherine Chadbourne, Ivy Chalke, Megan Charron, Kaylee Devost, Courtney Emond, Jesse Guerra, Frank Horne, Zachary Lassila, Jesse LeBlanc, Drew Miller, Sharlene Seppala, … 0

FPU names new president

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Franklin Pierce University has named its new president: Andrew H. Card, a former trustee of the University who has served on the staff of three U.S. presidents. Card has previous ties to the school, having been a former … 0

Moment of bliss: Time to hunt the kangaroos

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

During the Thanksgivings of my early youth, an old friend of my mother’s came from Baltimore to stay the weekend. She took my room, and I climbed to a favored place in the attic. On Christmas Eve, relatives … 0

Mascenic School District: Former employee seeks hearing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The family of a former Mascenic School District employee who served as business administrator is making a second attempt at calling a public meeting, seeking answers about the non-renewal of the employee’s contract following the … 0

ConVal: Board talks equality in district programs

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The ConVal School Board continued to chew over which extracurricular activities it should and shouldn’t provide for in the budget it is drafting for next school year. At their meeting at the SAU offices Wednesday, the board continued to voice concern over how each of their choices would … 0

ConVal: SAC backs athletic fees waiver

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

After the ConVal School Board narrowly approved doing away with fees for high school students to play sports, selectmen from the school district’s towns probed the board’s decision at the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee Thursday at SAU offices. But, … 0

Rindge: FPU to unveil new president

Monday, November 24, 2014

Franklin Pierce University will announce their fifth president at a press conference Monday. The ceremony, scheduled to begin at 12:45 p.m., will be held on the second floor of Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications, 40 University Dr. The new president, whose name is being withheld until the ceremony, … 0