Schools

Almost 30 high school students sat behind River Marmorstein, their representative to the School Board, as he read a statement they prepared together. Marmorstein said the students don't feel the board isn't creating the best education for their students.

Francestown: Students hold board’s feet to fire

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article erroneously reported that a draft version of next year’s proposed budget was $300,563,000 less than this year’s default budget of $45 million. The difference is $300,563. FRANCESTOWN — A group of 30 ConVal High School students spoke out at the School Board meeting Tuesday evening, asserting the board is not putting students’ … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Final budget review details out

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board continued its review of the district’s proposed budget Monday night, discussing funding for technology, facilities, the district’s Gifted and Talented program and the SAU offices. While the meeting was well-attended, the focus of the discussions was much less contentious than its first session on the same topic, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: State law requires restraint, seclusion policy update

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JAFFREY — Updates to a pre-existing state law outlining seclusion and restraint regulations has the School Board looking to the district’s own policy to keep compliant. While the school district has had to streamline the recording process of incidents, most of the restraint and seclusion practices in the district will remain the same. During its meeting Monday, the board discussed changes to its … 0

Peterborough/Antrim/Bennington: Project LIFT offers adult education classes

Friday, December 5, 2014

Project LIFT has provided free education to communities in Southern New Hampshire and doesn’t plan on changing that any time soon. The main office located in Hillsborough has outreach satellite offices at local libraries or other human services … 0

Wilton: Home for school

Monday, December 8, 2014

Linda LaDouceur’s living room looks much like any other home: A comfortable couch and wide, well-padded arm chair fill an otherwise open floor plan, and shelves of children’s books for a variety of ages line one end. But … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: New blood for Conant Interact

Monday, December 8, 2014

On Dec. 2, the CHS Interact Club held its third induction of new members. This brought the Club membership to a total of 48. The CHS Interact Club is sponsored by the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club. The CHS Interact … 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