Schools

Franklin Pierce University: FPU to test alarm system

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Franklin Pierce University will test their mass notification equipment at their Rindge campus Tuesday, and alarms will likely be heard by neighboring towns. The testing will include the use of sirens and test messages sent from loud speakers on campus and will occur between 9 and 10 a.m. Because the sound has been heard in neighboring towns in the past, FPU has reached out to all local authorities to warn … 0

WLC: A wonderful world of music

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

WILTON — Students from Lyndeborough Central School performed in a concert for parents on Tuesday night, to a theme of “What a Wonderful World.” Students sang, used American Sign Language, played recorders and drums to perform songs celebrating the United States and the larger world, including the titular Louis Armstrong hit, “I Love … 0

WLC: School seeks additional lab space for students

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The district’s cooperative middle and high school has two science labs — but three science teachers. The school administration is hoping to add a third lab as early as next year, if taxpayers are willing to support the cost. For the past few weeks, the district has been exploring the possibility of taking … 0

Wilton: FRES shelter renovations costly

Monday, April 13, 2015

Continuing to use the Florence Rideout Elementary School as a emergency shelter comes with a price tag, as the town has agreed to share the cost of updating wiring to accommodate a generator. The total cost for labor, wiring and commercial-grade electrical panel upgrades at Florence Rideout is … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: District pursuing lighting upgrades

Monday, April 13, 2015

RINDGE — After receiving a donation of 65 used light fixtures for the district’s gymnasiums, the Jaffrey-Rindge School District is soliciting bids for their installation. Installation costs are estimated at $17,000, but the cost of the installation would be paid off in roughly eight years because of the … 0

conval: ConVal School Board adds student to its ranks

Monday, April 13, 2015

The ConVal School Board will soon have a new member: a high school student. “This is an opportunity to sit at the table with us, and start talking about how [an issue] affects kids,” said Chair Butch Estey Monday. “We can ask them how it affects them, and … 0

ConVal: ML

Monday, April 13, 2015

Photography and the U.S. Air Force don’t often appear in the same sentence, but Airman Sean Campbell has managed to combine the two with ease. Campbell, the son of Catherine Conrey of Hancock and Steve Campbell of Antrim, … 0

ConVal Voices: School, students and searching for your ‘self’

Thursday, April 9, 2015

In the documentary “Rivers and Tides,” the artist Andy Goldsworthy reminds us that “time is a good teacher.” It’s taken me 53 years to figure that out. So what do I have to offer my 17 and 18 year-old philosophy students? What can I teach them while they’re … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Rotary names two Students of the Month

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary named Mary Elaine Algeo and Julie Mason of St. Patrick School as their Students of the Month for March. … 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