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

Dublin: Online auction for preschool open Friday

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Dublin Community Preschool and Childcare Center invites the public to take part in the school’s online auction. To raise funds for operations and children’s programs, DCP presents hundreds of valuable items and services donated locally and from across New England. Bidders will find great deals on adventures, attractions, … 0

ConVal: Film on drug abuse to screen

Thursday, April 9, 2015

ConVal High School, in partnership with the Substance Use/Behavioral Health Task Force at Monadnock Community Hospital and Monadnock Voices for Prevention are pleased to announce a free community viewing of “The Hungry Heart.” “The Hungry Heart,” a new documentary film on prescription drug addiction and recovery in Vermont, … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: CHS mulls diploma requirements

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

RINDGE — To better assist at-risk students and to bring credit requirements in line with the school’s current seven period schedule, Conant High School has expressed desire to change their diploma offerings. The school currently requires 25 credits … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: CHS composting project approved

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

RINDGE — Conant High School students are working to implement a student-run composting program that could be replicated and spread to other schools in the district. Representatives from Mrs. Clark-Kevan’s microbiology and anatomy class were given the school … 0

Mascenic: Email on eligible purchases reviewed

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

An email between former Mascenic business administrator Jenifer Krook and a N.H. Department of Education official dating from 2010 has raised the question about whether the district had gotten the OK from the state to spend construction bond funds on computers — costs that the state later identified … 0

ConVal / Jaffrey-Rindge: Vote restores most education grants

Monday, April 6, 2015

Before the N.H. House voted on the Finance Committee’s proposed two-year budget Wednesday, the ConVal School District was poised to lose about $1.1 million in aid. Yet, a last-minute amendment restored most, but not all of the aid ConVal and other school districts would have lost. School administrators … 0

Mascenic: Lawyer: Test opt-outs are legal

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Two New Ipswich parents, who recently voiced their objections to Smarter Balanced testing, have obtained legal counsel to back up their position. They say parents in the district can opt-out by removing their children from the testing. Several Mascenic School District parents have said they don’t want their … 0

The sky is the limit

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

A meatball that eats spaghetti, spins around and cries, a prehistoric elephant that skateboards and blows bubbles, a human jack-in-the-box that explores sound and light waves and a hybrid dance competition/rap battle in an automotive repair shop were … 0

Military:

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Air Force Airman Sean Campbell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He completed an eight-and-a-half week training program including: military discipline, core values, fitness and warfare principles. He is attending … 0

Dublin: Dublin School pursues solar

Monday, March 30, 2015

DUBLIN — Currently seeking a state grant and approval from the town, Dublin School hopes to move forward with a 370-kilowatt solar array project this year that could cost up to $1.2 million. A sustainability effort to reduce the school’s electricity costs and carbon footprint, Head of School … 0