Schools

The School Board asked the SAU to hire another extracurricular teacher at South Meadow School.

Peterborough: Larger student body leads to staffing issues

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — With classes like industrial arts and consumer family at South Meadow School too large to be safe, additional arts classes are being proposed. But first the district’s business manager must find the money to pay for a second arts teacher. Katherine Fox is South Meadow’s only art teacher, after district officials eliminated a second art teaching position two …

Rindge: Card: FPU meeting goals

Monday, August 31, 2015

Franklin Pierce University is making strides in finances and student enrollment, but President Andrew Card says that more can be done to improve the school for its students. “We are meeting or exceeding many of the goals that we have set, but there are still financial challenges,” said Card. “I think that the …

Jaffrey-Rindge: Bright skies, warm weather usher in new school year

Monday, August 31, 2015

Students in the Monadnock region are packing their backpacks and heading to school, as most districts were open for business this week. In Jaffrey, Grade School Principal Susan Shaw-Sarles is focusing on continuing some of the great work already being done at the school. With a largely intact staff and few changes for …

Graduation:

Monday, August 17, 2015

Travis Day of Antrim graduated from Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York. A psychology major, he is the son of Richard and Joanna Day. …

ConVal: Three awarded Edes Foundation scholarship

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Three students in the ConVal School District have been awarded scholarships to pursue educational opportunities. Dominque Tarr, Julianna Stone and Victoria Marchand will all receive a scholarship in order to pay for Scouting activities, community service related programs, or programs that demonstrate a desire for self-improvement. The scholarships …

Achievement:

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Danielle Sell of Temple was one of 15 freshmen at Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania, selected for the Presidential Service Corps/Bonner Leader Program. Select freshmen are chosen each year for the program based on their high school academic record, commitment to serving their communities, and leadership potential. Students in …

Mascenic / Jaffrey-RIndge: What I did on my summer vacation

Monday, August 10, 2015

It’s a line most teachers have heard before: “It must be great to have summers off!” For teachers like Mascenic’s Susan Rolke, or Jaffrey Grade School’s Trisha Layfield and Eliot Pelletier, the old cliche can’t help but make …

Hancock: Daniels new special ed. director in Weare

Friday, August 7, 2015

Scott Daniels has been named special education director for the Weare School District serving Center Woods Elementary, Center Woods Upper Elementary and Weare Middle Schools. Daniels comes to the Weare District from the ConVal District, where he served …

Rindge: Study of self true gift of semester abroad in Spain

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

While many college students take off the summer to unwind, Margaret Bell of Wilton has been preparing for a nearly 700-mile journey on the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Bell, a member of the Class of 2018 at …

Jaffrey-Rindge: Board OKs school photo bid

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

RINDGE — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board approved a two-year contract for Geskus Photography of Seabrook to be the official photographer for school photographs and identifications. Geskus offered the best deal for parents — school photo packages start at …

Peterborough: Teachers, students need to explore more in classroom

Monday, August 3, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Second-graders explore the forest behind Antrim Elementary School to learn, hands on, about wildlife. Fourth-graders at Hancock Elementary School visit Vicuna Chocolate on Main Street to learn about the history of chocolate and to read “Charlie …

Jaffrey-Rindge: District to purchase Charlonne St. property

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

RINDGE — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District has a purchase and sale agreement in place to purchase property abutting Jaffrey Grade School. Looking at the acquisition as a way to alleviate parking and circulation issues at the school, the …

Dublin: Dublin School working to finance solar array

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Despite uncertainties surrounding state and nationwide solar subsidies, Dublin School is looking to the future in regards to their proposed 375-kilowatt solar array project. Dublin School is working to secure funding for their solar array — which is projected to cost up to $1.2 million — after receiving …