Schools

Mascenic School District: Former employee seeks hearing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The family of a former Mascenic School District employee who served as business administrator is making a second attempt at calling a public meeting, seeking answers about the non-renewal of the employee’s contract following the release of an internal controls audit last year. Jenifer Krook, the district’s former business administrator, and her husband, Mark Krook, have been … 0

ConVal: Board talks equality in district programs

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The ConVal School Board continued to chew over which extracurricular activities it should and shouldn’t provide for in the budget it is drafting for next school year. At their meeting at the SAU offices Wednesday, the board continued to voice concern over how each of their choices would affect inequality among students. Equal arts At their second workshop to draft a budget, the … 0

ConVal: SAC backs athletic fees waiver

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

After the ConVal School Board narrowly approved doing away with fees for high school students to play sports, selectmen from the school district’s towns probed the board’s decision at the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee Thursday at SAU offices. But, once these selectmen learned the number of families in the district who are near the … 0

ConVal:

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Photo 1 Class at ConVal High School is partnering with the Fill the Void non-profit group to create a promotional and educational video. The hope is that this video will generate interest in and funding for the … 0

Jaffrey: Woman’s Club offers adult scholarship

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Applications are now available at the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce and Jaffrey Public Library for the annual Jaffrey Woman’s Club Adult Continuing Education scholarship. This $1,000 award is given to a Jaffrey woman to further her education after a hiatus from school. She may be changing her degree, … 0

Call for submissions For ‘In the Schools’ pageS

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Ledger-Transcript has launched its “In the Schools” pages to bring readers more news for, about and from students, teachers and parents of the region. The goal is to share what’s happening in our schools with the broader community. To that end, we’re asking students, teachers, parents and … 0

CONVAL: District to hire a planning consultant

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School District is hiring a consultant to assist them in writing a new five-year strategic plan. This decision comes after a majority of the School Board approved appropriating up to $14,990 for that purpose at their Tuesday meeting. Pierce Rigrod, the board’s vice chair, … 0

ConVal: School track repairs in works

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Fewer and fewer visiting track and field teams will compete at ConVal and fewer members of the public will use the track because of the injury risks its deteriorating surface poses, Principal Brian Pickering indicated Monday. Meanwhile, Myron Steere chair of the School Board’s Budget and Property Committee, … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The following students have entered Colby-Sawyer College, New London, this fall as freshmen: Theresa Edick of Dublin, majoring in environmental studies, and Hannah Putnam of Wilton, majoring in environmental science — aquatics. … 0

Graduation: Graduation

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Emily Glavey graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridgeshire, England on July 27, earning a master’s degree in environmental policy. She is a 2003 Mascenic High School graduate and the daughter of Cheryl Glavey and Matthew Glavey of New Ipswich. … 0