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Rindge: FPU student completes thesis

Friday, September 5, 2014

Franklin Pierce University Master of Physician Assistant Studies student Cody Pulsipher completed an internationally focused community service project for his capstone project. All MPAS students are required to do a senior thesis or capstone project that impacts a health outcome in the community, whether through education or implementation. Although most projects are locally based, Pulsipher proposed an international project that … 0

ConVal: Spreading out $750K purchase

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — To soften the blow of a $750,000 invoice for science equipment for K-12, the ConVal School Board’s Education Committee is exploring the possibility of spending this amount incrementally over a number of years. Crista Salamy, speaking for the Education Committee, told the rest of the board at a meeting Tuesday evening that the committee is looking into whether or not it’s … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell: Benjamin Blais of New Ipswich, majoring in computer science; Emery Doucet of Mason, majoring in physics; and Stephen Ganoe of Rindge, majoring in mechanical engineering. To make the list students must have completed no fewer than 12 graded credits for the semester and earned … 0

Jaffrey: Saying farewell

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Katherine Rogalski is shown at a cake and ice cream party held at St. Patrick School in her honor as she completes 35 years of teaching. She is retiring as Kindergarten teacher. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Board votes to return $211K to taxpayers, keep $150K

Monday, August 11, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District will be returning $211,000 of unassigned funds back to the voters, after voting to retain $150,000 to use for possible emergencies that may arise over the course of the school year. In March 2013, the district approved a warrant article that allows … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: More students get iPad access next year

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JAFFREY — The district will be changing up the way it uses some of its current technology, Director of Curriculum and Instruction Ryan Earley informed the School Board on Tuesday night. Currently, the district has been working with the district’s 330 iPads to allow 1:1 integration of the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Bus stop changes made address safety

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JAFFREY — There will be some changes to local bus routes for Jaffrey and Rindge students this year. On Monday, the School Board met with Marc Raposo and Joel Weissman of Community Transportation to discuss changes in the bus routes this year for the Jaffrey-Rindge School District. There … 0

Rindge: Bond rating worries FPU staff

Monday, August 4, 2014

In the wake of Franklin Pierce University’s bond rating being reduced by leading credit rating agencies, President of the school’s faculty union Douglas Ley says faculty are more than a little concerned. Both Standard and Poor’s and by Moody’s Investor’s Service, Inc. have given the university a negative … 2

Achievement:

Monday, August 4, 2014

Shane O’Day graduated from Daniel Webster College, Nashua, in May, earning a bachelor’s degree after completing requirements for a double major in mechanical and aeronautical engineering, the first to do so within four years. He was valedictorian of the class of 2014 and chapter president of Sigma Gamma … 0

Conval: Bass fishing club takes steps towards team status

Monday, July 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Last October, ConVal’s bass fishing team concluded its first season on the water by finishing fifth overall and first in the smallmouth bass category at the NHIAA championship on Lake Winnisquam. Now the team, which competed … 0

ConVal: Paraprofessional job, iPads and Chromebooks restored

Monday, July 21, 2014

ConVal High School students will be getting additional iPad computers next year after all, following a recent School Board decision to restore funding that had been cut after voters rejected the district’s budget proposal in March. Because of larger than anticipated savings in the School District’s health insurance … 0

Graduation:

Monday, July 21, 2014

Greylin Nielsen of Temple graduated magna cum laude from Smith College, Northampton, Mass., Phi Beta Kappa, on May 18, earning a degree in biology. She is a 2010 graduate of ConVal High School and the daughter of Gary Nielsen and Connie Rinaldo. … 0

ConVal: Interim head sought for ATC

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School District will be looking for someone to head the Region 14 Applied Technology Center, following the recent resignation of ATC Director Don Jalbert. At Tuesday’s School Board meeting, ConVal High School Principal Brian Pickering recommended that the district look for an interim director, … 0