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Conval: School Board hopes for smoother sailing this year

Monday, April 21, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — At the first meeting of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee to the ConVal School Board in the wake of voters’ rejection of the board’s 2014 budget proposal, School Board member Myron Steere of Greenfield promised that things will be done differently in the coming year. Steere, who will be serving as chair of the Budget and Property Committee this year, said he plans to have the committee more actively … 0

Honor Rolls:

Friday, April 18, 2014

Boynton Middle School Third Quarter Grade 8 High honors: Shea Aldrich, Braeden Allen, Jordyn Babin, Sarah Bica, Samantha Bilodeau, Sydney Letters, Amanda Normandin, Christa Ojala, Melonie Ojala, Thalia Sousa, Sydney Whitehouse, Kathrine Wilborg Honors: Megan Bouchard, Nina Colasanto, Megan Coponen, Jonathan DeJesus, Saffron Duffy, Tyler Faulkner, Emma Honkala, Eric Howell, Hannah Parent, Matthew Picazio, Tavin Rautiola, Delaney Sauvola, Kelden Traffie, Misha White, Dallas … 0

Mascenic School District: A drive to succeed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s not unusual for the students of the Mascenic Automotive program to receive national recognition. The program has consistently turned out high scoring students in both state and national competitions. But when it comes to the upcoming National Automotive Technical competition in New York, the top spot has been eluding the Mascenic students … 0

J-R teaching jobs may be cut

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

In the wake of the Jaffrey-Rindge School District budget’s failure to pass muster with voters, teaching positions could be in jeopardy, according to School Superintendent James O’Neill. Rindge voters made the difference, voting 604 to 825 against the proposed budget of $26,019,402. Jaffrey voters supported the budget, with … 0

WLC: Voters OK $8.25M bond

Monday, March 10, 2014

Renovations to the Wilton and Lyndeborough’s two elementary schools is a reality after a narrow vote at Friday’s district meeting approved both a $8.25 million bond for the project, and to amend the district’s articles of agreement, making … 0

Jaffrey-rindge school district: Money sought for after-school program

Monday, March 10, 2014

RINDGE — At their meeting on March 3, Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School Board Chair Dan Whitney and Superintendent James O’Neill said that Article 7 on the warrant, to create an Extended Day Revolving Fund, will be important for the district in coming years, when the district will be looking … 0

Rindge: Heritage Christian School Open House

Friday, March 7, 2014

Heritage Christian School invites the public to its annual open house and student project fair to be held on Friday beginning at 6:30 p.m. The school is located at 13 North Street in Rindge, just off Route 119.  This year, literature is the subject of the student project … 0

Jaffrey/Rindge: Staff cuts possible if school budget fails

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

At the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District Board meeting Monday night, Chairman Dan Whitney said that if the proposed budget is not approved, he’s not sure how the district would make up the difference between that and the default … 0

PETERBOROUGH: Ferenc throws his hat in the ring for ConVal School Board

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Voters will have a choice when they go to the polls Tuesday to elect a representative to the ConVal School Board. Gary Carpenter, a Peterborough business owner and advocate for veterans and people with disabilities, was the only Peterborough resident to file for the job. But … 0

Region: NECAP tests show mixed results

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The New England Common Assessment Program test results for fall 2013 are in and show varied numbers for local schools and districts, with some improving while others lapsed. The test evaluates reading and mathematics for students in grades three though eight and grade 11, and also writing in … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: School Board wants options

Monday, February 24, 2014

LYNDEBOROUGH — After a short public hearing on Wednesday night about proposed amendments to the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School District’s Articles of Agreement, the amendments will appear on the ballot at this year’s district meeting. Passing the amendments will … 0

Manchester: Fisher Cats scholarship available now

Monday, February 24, 2014

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats and the Fisher Cats Foundation have announced the application process is now open for the 2014 Fisher Cats Foundation Scholar-Athlete Scholarships. The Foundation will award 10 scholarships to outstanding scholar-athletes from New Hampshire who demonstrate excellent academic performance, significant athletic achievement, and active … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: School Board OK’s 2 student trips

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Conant high school students will soon be heading out of town, across the country and even across the globe. The Jaffrey-Rindge school board had a brief meeting Monday at which students proposed two trips – one that will take area students to China for an exchange program and … 0