Schools

COnVal: District saying bullying is down

Monday, September 15, 2014

The ConVal School District reported significantly fewer incidents of bullying last year, Supt. Dr. Brendan Minnihan said at a recent School Board meeting. The Superintendent’s Office and district principals credit this decline to encouraging students to respect one another more. The Superintendent’s Office, at the School Board’s Sept. 2 meeting, distributed the district’s bullying report for the 2013-14 school year. According to this report, there were 32 reported bullying incidents … 0

Dublin: Growing dinosaurs

Friday, September 5, 2014

“A very interesting pepper that we picked from our school garden this morning. Craziest pepper I’ve ever seen!,” says Cathy Carabello of the Dublin Community Preschool. … 0

Hancock/Peterborough: Out on a hike

Friday, September 5, 2014

Every first Friday of the school year, Well School students and faculty hike a mountain. This year, kindergarten through grade 4 students hiked the Bee Line Trail up Mount Skatutakee in Hancock. Students in grades 5 through 8 hiked up North Pack Monadnock. … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Emily Messer of Mason was named to the high honors list for the spring trimester at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass. She is a sophomore. … 0

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Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students have been named to the president’s list for the spring semester at Western New England University, Springfield, Mass.: Joseph LaCourse of Greenfield and William Tremblay of Wilton. To make the list students must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher. … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Monday, July 7, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s honors list for the spring semester at Franklin Pierce University, Rindge: JoBeth Weinreich of Bennington, sophomore majoring in fine art; Kaitlin Mosher of Dublin, senior majoring in arts management; Caitlyn Durden of Jaffrey, junior majoring in sports and recreation management; … 0

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Maria Zrzavy was named to the honors list for the spring semester at Hollins University, Roanoke, Va. To make the list a student must earn at least a 3.5 average on a 4.0 grading scale. She is a senior history major and a graduate of ConVal High School. … 0

Graduation:

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The following students graduated from Worcester (Mass.) Polytechnic Institute: Christopher Maino of New Ipswich earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering physics with distinction; and Leah Wilson of Mason earned a Master of Science in bioscience administration. … 0

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Hannah Crosby of Lyndeborough was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at the University of Hartford, Hartford, Conn. … 0

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Bethany Schneider of Francestown, a senior English major, was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at SUNY Oswego. To make the list a student must have a semester grade average of 3.30 to 3.79. … 0

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Erik Fong of Wilton graduated from Fairfield (Conn.) University on May 18, earning a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts and Sciences. … 0

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology: Rachel Doucet of Mason, in the advertising and public relations program of the College of Liberal Arts; and Trevor Sands of Lyndeborough, in the electrical engineering program of Kate … 0

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Nathan Earley graduated with honors from Alfred (N.Y.) University on May 17, earning a Bachelor of Arts in theater. He is the son of Bill and Luella Earley of New Ipswich. … 0