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ConVal gymnasium renovations

(Staff photo by Dave Anderson)

ConVal: School district uses rebate for energy efficiencies

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

In addition to the money ConVal School District is saving installing more energy-efficient heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, Public Service of New Hampshire awarded the district a rebate of $23,616 for installing them. The district has used that rebate to change the lights over the parking lots at Dublin Consolidated, South Meadow, Great Brook and Antrim Elementary schools to more … 0

ConVal/Conant/Mascenic: Students get a taste of manufacturing during site tours

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Two groups of students visited local companies on Sept. 30, as part of National Manufacturing Day 2014 events. These events were sponsored statewide by the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership. More than 30 students from ConVal and Conant High Schools participated in a tour of local facilities during Manufacturing Week. Students learned about … 0

ConVal: Selectman proposes closing middle schools to save

Monday, October 13, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A committee of School Board members and selectmen is recommending the Conval School Board consider eliminating the district’s middle schools, having each elementary school serve kindergarten through eighth grade, and that the district sell the buildings of Great Brook and South Meadow middle schools. Barbara Miller, Peterborough Select Board chair, brought this proposal forward at the District Study Committee’s meeting at … 0

Mascenic School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Mascenic/Boynton Bus #3 Route 1 AM Adams Hill Road 7:06 a.m. Nutting Hill Road T/A 7:07 a.m. Greenville Road 7:08 a.m. Adams Ave Route 31 South 7:09 a.m. Old Mason Center Road 7:11 a.m. Frost Trailer Park Barrett Hill Road 7:15 a.m. 111 Merriam Hill Road … 0

Jaffrey: Saying farewell

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Katherine Rogalski is shown at a cake and ice cream party held at St. Patrick School in her honor as she completes 35 years of teaching. She is retiring as Kindergarten teacher. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Board votes to return $211K to taxpayers, keep $150K

Monday, August 11, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District will be returning $211,000 of unassigned funds back to the voters, after voting to retain $150,000 to use for possible emergencies that may arise over the course of the school year. In March 2013, the district approved a warrant article that allows … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: More students get iPad access next year

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JAFFREY — The district will be changing up the way it uses some of its current technology, Director of Curriculum and Instruction Ryan Earley informed the School Board on Tuesday night. Currently, the district has been working with the district’s 330 iPads to allow 1:1 integration of the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Bus stop changes made address safety

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

JAFFREY — There will be some changes to local bus routes for Jaffrey and Rindge students this year. On Monday, the School Board met with Marc Raposo and Joel Weissman of Community Transportation to discuss changes in the bus routes this year for the Jaffrey-Rindge School District. There … 0

Rindge: Bond rating worries FPU staff

Monday, August 4, 2014

In the wake of Franklin Pierce University’s bond rating being reduced by leading credit rating agencies, President of the school’s faculty union Douglas Ley says faculty are more than a little concerned. Both Standard and Poor’s and by Moody’s Investor’s Service, Inc. have given the university a negative … 2

Achievement:

Monday, August 4, 2014

Shane O’Day graduated from Daniel Webster College, Nashua, in May, earning a bachelor’s degree after completing requirements for a double major in mechanical and aeronautical engineering, the first to do so within four years. He was valedictorian of the class of 2014 and chapter president of Sigma Gamma … 0

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 … 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 … 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