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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

WLC: ‘Set your course by the stars...’

Monday, June 9, 2014

WILTON — Forty-eight seniors from Wilton and Lyndeborough strode proudly across the stage in the high school’s gym Friday night during the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative High School’s graduation ceremony. Principal Brian Bagley, addressing the graduates, urged them to challenge … 0

Mascenic: ‘Remember you have people rooting for you’

Monday, June 9, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — It’s that time for every graduating senior to answer that all-pervasive question that sneaks in around the edges as summer and the end of their high school career draws closer: What’s next? Is it the … 0

Mascenic School District: ‘It’s absolutely real life’

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

It’s not too often that you see a group of teenagers carefully comparing prices and examining the ingredients in the aisles of a grocery store. But during a recent trip to Shaw’s Supermarkets, that’s exactly what the students … 0

Jaffrey: Teacher resigns as schedule set to change

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

RINDGE — The implementation of a seven-hour hybrid schedule at Conant High School has caused controversy among staff. Science teacher Bryan Field of Peterborough presented his letter of resignation at Monday’s School Board, and referred to the new schedule as the cause for his departure. In his letter, … 0

Mascenic School District: Board holds off on diploma change

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

GREENVILLE — Before approving a new graduation policy, the Mascenic Regional School Board will be seeking public opinion, both through a survey and a public forum. Top among the issues they’ll be seeking feedback on are whether or … 0

Mascenic School District: Krook rebuts MRI findings

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The Mascenic School District has announced that, based on an internal controls review completed in October 2013 and an internal investigation of the business office, it will not be renewing the contract of Business Administrator Jenifer Krook. It will also not be releasing the final … 0

ConVal: A Model of design

Monday, June 2, 2014

Three ConVal High School juniors took on an interesting challenge last fall. For this year’s High School Design Competition, sponsored by the New Hampshire chapter of the American Institute of Architects, they were asked to design a new … 0

Mascenic School District: 2014 graduates turn out for Baccalaureate

Monday, June 2, 2014

RINDGE — About 30 students, along with their friends and family, turned out for the Mascenic Regional School District’s Baccalaureate Ceremony at the Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge on Sunday afternoon. … 0

Milestone:

Monday, June 2, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Keene State College: from Antrim: Samantha Day, Grace Healey, Kelsy Jennison, Patrick Ross, Aaron Taub; Bennington: Dillon Hyland; Dublin: Abbie Brown; Greenfield: Brittany Jones, Dane Haupt-Renaud; Greenville: Mark Razzaboni; Hancock: Marriah Ingalls, Lesley Miller, … 0