Schools

ConVal: Board nixes change in district billing policy

Monday, June 29, 2015

After a Temple Selectwoman faulted the ConVal School District in May with incorrectly billing each of the nine towns for enrollment, she recommended the district use current, preliminary enrollment numbers instead of finalized ones from the year before. The rest of the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee squashed Gail Cromwell’s recommendation Thursday. “It created a very complicated situation,” said Chair John Jordan, about Cromwell’s suggestion to use preliminary numbers. “Everything will even … 0

Hancock: She’s helping children across the globe

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

If Beth Bradford had her way, every orphaned child would have their own family. Bradford, 44, an international child protection consultant, has combined her love of travel and children into a career focused on creating policies that get children out of institutionalized care and into family care. “When I think of my own … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: A fond farewell

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A crowd of over 125 friends, family and colleagues gathered at The Monadnock Inn on Tuesday evening to honor Jaffrey-Rindge Supt. Jim O’Neill, who will retire June 30 after 14 years on the job. “I have enjoyed getting to know Jim and assisting him as he effectively and efficiently led the district,” said … 0

New Ipswich: Compressor station sited in New Ipswich

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — On the heels of an announcement by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc. that it will build an 80,000-horsepower compressor station at 40 Skinny Cat Road, more than 50 residents — a tenfold increase for a regularly … 1

Peterborough: ‘Sun Runner’ takes gold

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

One-hundred students. Forty solar-powered cars. Five schools. One winner. It happened Wednesday at the seventh annual Solar Sprint competition at Adams Playground in Peterborough. The winner was “Sun Runner” engineered by Hunter Luke and James Coburn, both 13, … 0

Mascenic: Principal candidates visit schools

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

On Tuesday and Wednesday, teachers, students and parents were introduced to two potential candidates to fill the position of Mascenic High School principal. Current Principal Tom Kelly will take a position at the district’s SAU office at the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Duncan hired to fill superintendent job

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

RINDGE — Reuben Duncan, assistant superintendent at SAU 29 in Keene, has been named superintendent of the Jaffrey-Rindge School District. Duncan will begin tenure on July 1, taking the baton from Supt. James O’Neill, who after 14 years … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: 2 more years for bus co.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

RINDGE — After the approval of a two-year contract extension, Community Transportation LLC of Jaffrey will continue to serve as the School District’s transportation provider through the 2019-20 school year. Community Transportation owner Joel Weissman approached the School Board about the contract at Monday’s meeting, and said an … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: 2 teacher resignations not accepted

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

RINDGE — The School Board says resignation letters from two Jaffrey-Rindge School District teachers will not be accepted, until proper replacements can be found. Rebecca Masterson, a Conant High School math teacher, and Lisa Hansen, a Jaffrey Grade School music teacher, sent their resignation letters on May 19 … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Safety an issue in senior prank

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

No charges have been filed after this year’s Conant High School senior prank, but police are still investigating and working with school officials to determine proper punishment. Police were called to Conant at 6:20 a.m. Friday for a report of vandalism. In addition to toilet paper, graffiti and … 0

Antrim:

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Paul Halloran of Antrim graduated from Framingham (Mass.) State University, earning a Master of Science. … 0

Jaffrey: Reliving Shakespeare

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Kenney Lambert distinctly remembers the combination of stress and jubilation he felt as a senior at Conant High School in 1995, as he prepared to take the stage as King Lear in the third annual Jaffrey-Rindge School District … 0

MASCENIC: Be yourself and treasure every reflected moment

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Don’t feel the need to conform. Not everyone succeeds the same way, Pastor Bob Hakala told the graduating class of Mascenic students during their baccalaureate service at the Cathedral of the Pines on Sunday. Not following the rest … 0