Schools

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board elected to purchase a property located at 30 Charlonne St.

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 School Board unanimously approved to authorize Superintendent Reuben Duncan in a Monday evening public hearing to buy the property on behalf of … 0

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 approval from the planning board earlier in the month. It is currently unknown whether the … 0

ConVal: CSI meets summer school

Monday, July 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A metal rod dripping with blood. A bloody hammer. A red-stained, football-size rock. The objects are spread out on a sidewalk by the ConVal High School cafeteria. A student stands nearby, hands smeared red. This isn’t the ending of Stephen King’s latest horror novel. It’s Brock Lambert’s forensic science class — … 0

Graduation:

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Mara Zrzavy of Peterborough graduated from Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia, on May 24, earning a bachelor’s degree in History. She is a graduate of ConVal High School and the daughter of Helfried and Phyllis Zrzavy. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Board approves new lights for gyms

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The lighting systems at Conant High School’s Exercise Room, the Pratt Auditorium and the Rindge Memorial School gymnasium will be upgraded over the summer, after the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board approved bid to install the fixtures. Jack Beal Electrician LLC of Keene had the winning bid at $16,500, beating … 0

Mascenic: Marshall chosen as high school principal

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tom Marshall will be taking up the reins at Mascenic High School as its new principal. The School Board announced Monday that Marshall was its pick over the other finalist under consideration, Scott Strainge, to replace current Principal … 0

Mascenic: School board chair steps down

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

GREENVILLE — Mascenic School Board Chair Richard Wallace has resigned his position, effective June 10. The School Board announced Wallace’s departure Monday. Wallace sent his resignation to Vice-Chair Earl Somero via email on June 10. “I resign as … 0

Mascenic: District to pilot math program

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The School Board found that the district cannot pursue a grant that would cover the majority of the start-up costs for an program to train emergency medical technicians. Mascenic Principal Tom Kelly approached the School Board to ask … 0

Hassan vetoes testing opt-out

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gov. Maggie Hassan vetoed a bill last week that would have allowed parents to withdraw children from statewide assessment testing, saying it undercuts the evaluation process, puts federal funding for schools in jeopardy, and sets a dangerous precedent. The bill, HB 603, was spurred by opposition to the … 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