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MAscenic: Mascenic plans for below-default budget

Monday, April 27, 2015

As school district leaders move forward with a budget below the default, critics say proposed cuts should come from areas with less direct impact to student learning. The district’s originally proposed budget of $19,295,348 was slashed by $1.63 million to $17,665,000 at the district’s Deliberative Session. The district then began advocating for the $19,048,560 default budget. The proposed budget was voted down, though only by a narrow margin of less … 0

WLC/Jaffrey-Rindge/Mascenic: Destination: Knoxville for globals-bound teams

Monday, April 27, 2015

With state wins behind them, Destination Imagination teams must fundraise to send their teams to the global competition. Teams from Jaffrey-Rindge, Mascenic and Wilton-Lyndeborough all took first place or were selected as a wildcard to attend the global competition May 19-22. WLC has always made a point to support its Destination Imagination team, … 0

Franklin Pierce University: FPU to test alarm system

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Franklin Pierce University will test their mass notification equipment at their Rindge campus Tuesday, and alarms will likely be heard by neighboring towns. The testing will include the use of sirens and test messages sent from loud speakers on campus and will occur between 9 and 10 a.m. Because the sound has been heard in neighboring towns in the past, FPU has reached … 0

Military:

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Air Force Airman Sean Campbell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He completed an eight-and-a-half week training program including: military discipline, core values, fitness and warfare principles. He is attending … 0

Dublin: Dublin School pursues solar

Monday, March 30, 2015

DUBLIN — Currently seeking a state grant and approval from the town, Dublin School hopes to move forward with a 370-kilowatt solar array project this year that could cost up to $1.2 million. A sustainability effort to reduce the school’s electricity costs and carbon footprint, Head of School … 0

Mascenic School District: Superintendent proposes $120K more in budget cuts

Monday, March 30, 2015

GREENVILLE — Superintendent Ruthann Goguen made a commitment at the most recent School Board meeting, to not only meet the district’s default budget, but to strive to operate well under what the default allows, in response to what … 0

Aid cuts to schools could be costly

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

If the N.H. House Finance Committee’s proposed two-year budget is passed, the ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge School Districts could each lose more than $1 million in aid. School officials say the consequences would be devastating. “I’m just very discouraged with the Legislature right now,” Butch Estey of Peterborough, chair … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Music room upgrades OK’d

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

JAFFREY — With a contractor already in house fixing more than $28,000 in water damage to the Conant High School music room, the Jaffrey-Rindge School Board approved an additional $75,000 in renovations for the space. The money for … 1

Rindge: Wheeler is geography bee finalist

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

RINDGE — Jacob Wheeler, an eighth-grader at Christian Heritage School, has been named one of the finalists for the 2015 New Hampshire National Geographic State Bee. Wheeler was his school’s champion and was selected as one of the … 0

Mascenic recount yields same result

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

GREENVILLE — Following a recount of votes on the issue of the Mascenic School District budget, District Moderator Robert Romeril announced Monday night that, while there were some number adjustments, the ultimate result was the same: Voters turned … 0

Dublin School: Students win Scholastic Writing Awards

Thursday, March 5, 2015

In their first year entering the Scholastic Writing Awards, fifteen Dublin School students earned a total of 28 accolades, garnering over ten percent of the total awards given in New Hampshire. The National Writing Project in New Hampshire, which conducts the contest at the state level, received a … 0

Milestone:

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Rowan Beaudoin-Friede of Temple was named to the honor roll at Brooks School, North Andover, Massachusetts. … 0

New Ipswich: Student wins MLBPA scholarship

Monday, March 23, 2015

Joseph Landry, 23, of New Ipswich is among the first group of students selected for the Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies, a $10,000 scholarship given out by the Major League Baseball Players Trust. The scholarship — started … 0