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Former MacDowell Colony residents, Devika Rege and Gregory Sales, opened themselves up to a unique opportunity at ConVal.  They offered feedback to Angela Hartmann's crime writing class this summer.

Peterborough: ConVal students get lesson in crime

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

How many high school classes have the opportunity to continually be mentored and receive feedback from world-renowned writers and artists? Twelve students at ConVal High School did. The freshmen to seniors in Angela Hartmann’s English class this summer had MacDowell residents Devika Rege and Gregory Sale join their class. The focus of the class, which ran through the month of … 0

Dublin: Her passions are teaching, traveling

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

At the age of 22, freshly graduated with degree in hand, Montana Rogers of Dublin is ready to strike out on her next big adventure — and it will take her halfway around the world. On Friday, Rogers will be boarding a plane in the United States. On Saturday, she will touch down … 0

Mascenic School District: Hanging out at school

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Highbridge Hill Elementary School second and third graders enjoy a stint in the sunshine during their recess on the first day of school on Wednesday. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Bus stop changes made address safety

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JAFFREY — There will be some changes to local bus routes for Jaffrey and Rindge students this year. On Monday, the School Board met with Marc Raposo and Joel Weissman of Community Transportation to discuss changes in the bus routes this year for the Jaffrey-Rindge School District. There … 0

Rindge: Bond rating worries FPU staff

Monday, August 4, 2014

In the wake of Franklin Pierce University’s bond rating being reduced by leading credit rating agencies, President of the school’s faculty union Douglas Ley says faculty are more than a little concerned. Both Standard and Poor’s and by Moody’s Investor’s Service, Inc. have given the university a negative … 2

Achievement:

Monday, August 4, 2014

Shane O’Day graduated from Daniel Webster College, Nashua, in May, earning a bachelor’s degree after completing requirements for a double major in mechanical and aeronautical engineering, the first to do so within four years. He was valedictorian of the class of 2014 and chapter president of Sigma Gamma … 0

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 … 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 … 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