Schools

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 of the Conval School Board, said Wednesday. “To have them make those cuts — they can always find money for their pet … 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 the renovations — $72,562 with a $2,438 contingency — will be taken from the school’s … 0

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 top 100 students in New Hampshire by the National Geographic Society after taking a qualifying … 0

ConVal: Public hearing for petition article today

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that the public hearing on the petition warrant article is tonight. The public hearing for the petition article to amend Article Five of ConVal’s Articles of Agreement is Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the ConVal High School library. Matthew … 0

ConVal: ML

Sunday, February 8, 2015

More fun with projection lighting! In this photo is Bella Edes a sophomore at ConVal High School. Your Name: Maddi Sullivan … 0

ConVal: Food service vendor change?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

ConVal’s Budget and Property Committee elected Tuesday to recommend the School Board outsource the school district’s cafeteria program to a vending company, instead of staying with the current in-house service. But Cafe Services, with corporate offices in Londonderry, says it will retain all of ConVal Food Services’s employees, … 0

Peterborough: Forum tackles kids and digital media

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Families discuss Kids and Digital Media during Tuesday’s Community Conversation forum in Bass Hall. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Attempt to cut the budget thwarted

Thursday, February 5, 2015

An attempt to slash the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District’s 2015-16 budget was voted down at the Deliberative Session Wednesday, after Selectman Roberta Oeser of Rindge submitted an amendment to reduce the budget by $477,479. “As I mentioned at … 0

ConVal Voices: Lessons learned along the way

Friday, February 6, 2015

Time, deadlines, projects due, presentations to give and grades to finish. As teachers we all have to pay attention to due dates. We all have challenges and goals to accomplish, and we get there by many different paths. My path is about to change since I am retiring … 0

Student Voices: ML

Friday, February 6, 2015

As the students at ConVal High School begin their second semester, they continue to hold their attention on the district’s ongoing budget discussions. On Jan. 31, students attended the district’s budget deliberative session, showing an impressive turnout after … 0

Dublin: Observatory director wins astronomy award

Monday, February 9, 2015

Joseph Putko – the Director of the Perkins Observatory at Dublin School – was one of five undergraduates throughout the country to be awarded the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award, a biyearly award given out by the American … 0

Rindge/Fitchburg, Massachusetts: ML

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Clara Morlock of Rindge recently presented her original speech in the Eleanor Crow Public Speaking Contest at Applewild School in Fitchburg. Clara, an 8th grader at the school, competed with her classmates in the contest on the theme … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: ML

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Sixth-grader Michael Messina is this year’s Geography Bee champion for the Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School. Principal, Mr. Robert Clark presented him with his certificate of achievement. … 0