Schools

Mascenic School District: DOE answers testing questions

Monday, April 20, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Residents listened to a short presentation on Smarter Balanced testing, got a chance to take practice tests and had questions answered by district and state Department of Education officials on Thursday. Scott Mantie of the N.H. DOE explained the state updated its testing because under the NECAP system, students who graduated with adequate scores found themselves doing … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: District has 2 finalists for superintendent

Monday, April 20, 2015

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board has announced the finalists for the position of superintendent of schools. The new superintendent will replace James O’Neill, who is retiring after serving the district for 16 years. Louis Steigerwald is presently superintendent of schools in Norway, Michigan, where he has served in this capacity since 2011. As a small school district superintendent, he has been involved in all … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: CHS students head to Nicaragua

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Ten Interact students from Conant High School boarded a plane headed for Nicaragua Wednesday, hoping to help a family in need many miles away. The students embarked on an 11-day trip to build a house for an impoverished family and to broaden their cultural horizons. “I’m excited for them,” said Conant High School Principal Larry Pimental. “I think it’s a great learning experience … 0

ConVal: Teacher of the Year gala is coming up

Thursday, April 9, 2015

In a world where murderers and arsonists often make the front page, it’s nice to notice the positive accomplishments of teachers. Rotary’s “Teacher of the Year” event is a gala to celebrate these. The “Teacher of The Year” … 0

Conant High SChool: Piece together your own puzzles

Friday, April 10, 2015

Imagine this. A person is holding a handful of puzzle pieces that they then throw up into the air. No matter how many times they attempt this will they ever all fall perfectly together? Whether it is a … 0

Antrim: Grapevine preschool enrollment open now

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Learning Vine — The Grapevine’s preschool — is currently enrolling students for the 2015-16 school year. The program, for children ages 4 to 5 years, offers two full mornings of program and the option for an additional … 0

Greenfield: Book scholarship available

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Greenfield Woman’s Club awards a book scholarship annually to a high school graduating senior. The student must be a resident of Greenfield who has been accepted into a university, college, or technical school for continuing education. Part of the mission of the Club is to assist in … 0

Dublin: Online auction for preschool open Friday

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Dublin Community Preschool and Childcare Center invites the public to take part in the school’s online auction. To raise funds for operations and children’s programs, DCP presents hundreds of valuable items and services donated locally and from across New England. Bidders will find great deals on adventures, attractions, … 0

ConVal: Film on drug abuse to screen

Thursday, April 9, 2015

ConVal High School, in partnership with the Substance Use/Behavioral Health Task Force at Monadnock Community Hospital and Monadnock Voices for Prevention are pleased to announce a free community viewing of “The Hungry Heart.” “The Hungry Heart,” a new documentary film on prescription drug addiction and recovery in Vermont, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: CHS mulls diploma requirements

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

RINDGE — To better assist at-risk students and to bring credit requirements in line with the school’s current seven period schedule, Conant High School has expressed desire to change their diploma offerings. The school currently requires 25 credits … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: CHS composting project approved

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

RINDGE — Conant High School students are working to implement a student-run composting program that could be replicated and spread to other schools in the district. Representatives from Mrs. Clark-Kevan’s microbiology and anatomy class were given the school … 0

Mascenic: Email on eligible purchases reviewed

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

An email between former Mascenic business administrator Jenifer Krook and a N.H. Department of Education official dating from 2010 has raised the question about whether the district had gotten the OK from the state to spend construction bond funds on computers — costs that the state later identified … 0

ConVal / Jaffrey-Rindge: Vote restores most education grants

Monday, April 6, 2015

Before the N.H. House voted on the Finance Committee’s proposed two-year budget Wednesday, the ConVal School District was poised to lose about $1.1 million in aid. Yet, a last-minute amendment restored most, but not all of the aid ConVal and other school districts would have lost. School administrators … 0