Schools

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Board mulls staff dress code

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

WILTON — The Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board is considering a revision to its dress-code policy for its teachers. The first draft of the new dress code calls for “business casual” dress, defined as “looking well put together, crisp and neat by making sure clothes are pressed and never wrinkled, torn dirty or frayed.” The dress code specifically prohibits the use … 0

Peterborough: Author speaks on bullying, empowerment

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

When author Jay Asher wrote his young-adult novel, “Thirteen Reasons Why,” he didn’t think he was writing about bullying. Asher said the novel about a teenager who records her motives for committing suicide on 13 cassette tapes was partly inspired by one of his relatives who attempted suicide herself. But, once Asher’s inbox … 0

ConVal: School Board won’t talk consolidation for 3 years

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

TEMPLE — The ConVal School Board decided Tuesday to not consider a proposal to close the district’s two middle schools, at least not for the next three years. In arriving at the decision, the board referred to a vote taken in the spring to not discuss any questions about consolidation again until 2017. … 0

ConVal: ConVal board rethinks budget plans

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School Board is changing how they piece together their yearly budget, after voters rejected the school district’s $45.8 million budget last March. Meanwhile, the school district plans to return $680,000 unspent funds from the previous school year to taxpayers. A Budget and Property Subcommittee … 0

ConVal: Principal, unplugged

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Last Friday, ConVal Regional High School Principal Brian Pickering kicked off the school year by bringing all the students together. This school year, Pickering said, “We are emphasizing preparation, practice and perseverance with our students to achieve their … 0

Antrim: Four new faces at middle school

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

ANTRIM — Four new employees have joined the Great Brook Middle School staff this year. In the office, there will be two new faces — Catrina Young and Bambi Kierstead. Both have already been in their new positions … 0

ConVal School District

Thursday, August 28, 2014

ANTRIM Route1 AM Antrim Elementary 7:44 am BUS TERMINAL Left turn at US-202 HANCOCK RD US-202 CONCORD ST US-202 MAIN ST US-202 CONCORD ST 7:57 am US-202 CONCORD ST 7:58 am US-202 CONCORD ST OLD TURNPIKE RD OLD TURNPIKE RD@GIBSON MOUNTAIN RD US-202 CONCORD ST 8:05 am US-202 CONCORD ST 8:07 am US-202 CONCORD … 0

Peterborough: ConVal students get lesson in crime

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

How many high school classes have the opportunity to continually be mentored and receive feedback from world-renowned writers and artists? Twelve students at ConVal High School did. The freshmen to seniors in Angela Hartmann’s English class this summer … 0

Dublin: Her passions are teaching, traveling

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

At the age of 22, freshly graduated with degree in hand, Montana Rogers of Dublin is ready to strike out on her next big adventure — and it will take her halfway around the world. On Friday, Rogers … 0

Mascenic School District: Hanging out at school

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — Highbridge Hill Elementary School second and third graders enjoy a stint in the sunshine during their recess on the first day of school on Wednesday. … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School construction zone

Monday, August 25, 2014

WILTON — One look at the Florence Rideout Elementary School from the outside, and it is obvious that construction of the school’s new addition is well underway. To one side, there’s a parking lot that has never been … 0

Rindge: Birge resigns from FPU

Monday, August 25, 2014

Franklin Pierce University President of five years James Birge announced Thursday he is resigning his post. Birge has said he will stay on through the next school year, in order to ease the transition process, according to a … 0

Conval: Committee looks for cost savings

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A suggestion that the ConVal School District’s new District Study Committee could look for cost-saving opportunities by reviewing the district’s Special Education program drew fire from two School Board members at Tuesday’s board meeting. The District Study Committee, which was formed last year, is made up … 0