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Tyler LeBlanc, a member of ConVal High School's bass fishing team, shows School Board members some of the equipment used by the team.

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 as a club last year, wants to start the process toward becoming an official team sport at ConVal. “What we need is … 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 costs, board members at their June 17 meeting agreed to spend $129,000 for both iPad … 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

Achievement:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Elizabeth Farr of Rindge was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Endicott College, Beverly, Mass. To make the list a student must obtain a minimum grade point average of 3.5, receive no grade below a “C”, have no withdrawal grades, and be enrolled in … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Assumption College, Worcester, Mass.: Anne Bara of New Ipswich, class of 2014; Katie Kennedy of Wilton, class of 2014; and Melissa Shaw of New Ipswich, class of 2016. To make the list students must … 0

HOnor Roll:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

South Meadow School Fourth Quarter Grade 8 High honors: Riley Bemont, Micah Black, Casey Burgess, Morgan Carpenter, Christopher Clark, Riley Codman, Jordan Cooper, Branden Davis, Emma Golden, Michele Hartwell, Natalia Hautanen, Betelhem Imhoff, Rebecca Jennings, Katorina Keenan-Cote, Sara Krslovic, Timothy LaPierre, Patrick LaRoche, Benjamin Lee, Jessica Long, Brendan … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Making the exchange

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

As part of a summer exchange program, 30 teen students from China will be staying in Jaffrey and Rindge in July. The 14-year-old students will attend English as a Second Language courses most weekdays and will participate in … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Timothy Boudrieau of Jaffrey was named to the dean’s honor roll for the spring semester at Lincoln College, Southington, Conn. To make the list a student must have a 3.70-3.99 grade point average. … 0

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Katelynn Kelleher of New Ipswich was named to the president’s list for the spring session at Lakes Region Community College, Laconia. She is majoring in fire science. To make the list a student must have a 3.75 grade point average or above. Ryan McQuade of Lyndeborough was named … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: High School principal resigns

Monday, June 23, 2014

John Barth, principal at Conant High School and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School, has resigned, three months after he was put on administrative leave. In a statement announcing the resignation, Jaffrey-Rindge School Superintendent Jim O’Neill said the resignation will be effective at the end of the school year. Barth and … 0

Graduation:

Monday, June 23, 2014

Samuel Maloy of Rindge graduated summa cum laude from Boston (Mass.) University in May, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in business administration and management. … 0

Mascenic School District: Teachers find new ways to optimize their class time

Monday, June 16, 2014

GREENVILLE — The teachers at Highbridge Hill Elementary School and Boynton Middle School are planning new ways of teaching their students that best use the class time available. In two separate presentations given to the School Board on … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: 'Pursue what makes you happy'

Monday, June 16, 2014

RINDGE — David Dustin joined the Conant High School faculty four years ago, just as the 94 students who graduated Friday were also cautiously entering a new school. “There I was, and you were my first-ever class,” said … 0