Schools

Tim Grossi, ConVal's director of facilities, clues in the Budget and Property Committee about the district's plans to rebuild the track at the high school this fall.

ConVal: New track to be built for fall

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The track at ConVal High School, which was built to last 20 years, started falling apart eight years after it was built. And as Director of Facilities Timothy Grossi and Athletic Director Mark Swasey prepare to rebuild the track this fall, they are leaving no stone unturned. “[We] rolled over a few rocks,” said Grossi to the School … 0

ConVal: School district OKs money for Kubota

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School District hopes to use up to $43,000 of capital reserve money to replace its 25-year-old tractor. The School Board will hold a public hearing on July 14 at 7 p.m. at the SAU about the purchase, in addition to acquiring a new scoreboard for the high school’s football field. “The tractor has begun the process of nickle and … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Climb aboard the district’s ‘Mighty Book Bus’

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Jaffrey-Rindge School District’s library on wheels is hitting the road again for its eighth summer. From the outside, the Mighty Book Bus looks like a big moving van. Don’t let that fool you. Inside, there are over 1,500 books arranged by reading levels, resting in plastic bins, and waiting to be chosen … 0

ConVal: Board: No to hiring more teachers

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School Board was faced with confronting declining enrollment Tuesday, debating whether it should hire more teachers for elementary schools with declining numbers or combine grades. At least one board member, however, was critical of … 0

ConVal: ATC teacher to be hired

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — With ConVal High School projected to have 52 less students in 2015-16, and 239 less in 2024-25, the School Board chose not to hire a new woodworking teacher in early June. It backtracked on that decision … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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Acheivement:

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Katelynn Kelleher of New Ipswich was named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Lakes Region Community College, Laconia. To make the list a student must achieve a 3.75 grade point average or above. This is the highest honor a student can achieve. Kelleher is studying … 0

Mascenic: Central Elementary School building, land sold

Monday, June 15, 2015

After years of sitting on the market, the former Central Elementary School has been sold. The sale officially closed last week. Adam Ames purchased the property and former school building for $100,000. The property, located at 571 Turnpike … 0

Lyndeborough: LCS alumni return to school to celebrate their memories

Monday, June 15, 2015

When Caroline Simpson-McQuade and Martha Riendeau walked into the newly built Lyndeborough Central School in 1939, things were much different than they are now. This summer, the school will undergo another major change, which will take it from … 0

Conant Graduation: ‘Lift up your wings and soar’

Monday, June 15, 2015

RINDGE — Goodbye to fiendishly hard quizzes and notoriously tough teachers. Goodbye to the people who pushed us to be our best. It was with humor and nostalgia that valedictorian Frank Horne addressed his classmates for the last … 0

Jaffrey: St. Pat’s graduates its last group of Saints

Monday, June 15, 2015

JAFFREY — St. Patrick School graduated only three students, but sentiments were plentiful at the graduation ceremony Thursday afternoon. “I’ve been really emotional,” said Nickaylah Hall, one of the three graduating eighth-graders. “I’ve been here for the past … 0

ConVal: ConVal scholars seek to change the world

Monday, June 15, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal High School’s valedictorian William MacPhee and salutatorian Alisha Birk could become corporate executives, high-powered attorneys or anesthesiologists. But Harvard-bound MacPhee and Stanford-bound Birk don’t dream of earning top dollar. They dream of a better world. … 0

CV Graduation: ‘In life, you must always look up’

Monday, June 15, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — Look up, not down at your cellphones, Principal Brian Pickering told the Class of 2015. “Be engaged in one thing at a time,” he said. “When you’re at dinner with your friends and family, or in … 0