Schools

A statewide survey showed alcohol consumption among ConVal students is on the rise and over 10 percent of the student body has considered suicide. In response to these results, the School Board said students need more support.

Peterborough: Students need community support

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

After a survey from last year showed that alcohol use at the high school is increasing, over 10 percent of students have had serious suicidal thoughts in the last year, and over three percent of students have tried heroin, the School Board and administrators are demanding support for students not fall solely on the high school’s shoulders. They maintained it’s … 0

Conval: District revamps report cards

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

For the first time in more than 20 years, every elementary school in the ConVal School District will be using the same report card this year. According to a school district press release, a group of teachers, administrators, parents, and special education staff began working two years ago to create a standards-based report card. A standards-based report card measures student progress against the … 0

ConVal: Committee nixes talk of consolidation

Monday, November 17, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Several School Board and Select Board members on the District Study Committee insisted Wednesday that the committee not bring the subject of closing middle or elementary schools up again this year. They said they worry that if the public has to vote on anything about consolidation, it might sway voters to vote down the School Board’s proposed budget. In October, Peterborough … 0

Achievement: Achievement

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Dana Blanchette of Hancock was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Lasell College, Newton, Mass. A member of the class of 2017, Blanchette is majoring in fashion and retail merchandising. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

JAFFREY GRADE SCHOOL Bus 47 JAFFREY GRADE SCHOOL 7:43 76 North St. 7:44 90/92 North St. 7:51 786 North St. 7:55 521 North St. 7:56 Emery Road at North St. 7:56 485 North St. 7:58 361 North St. 7:59 327 Nowh St. 8:01 Rt 137 at Windy Field Road 8:02 North St. at Parent St. 8:03 North … 0

Mason School District

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

MASON to MILford Middle/High Schools Route: MA1 MS-HS AM 6:15 a.m. Mitchell Hill Road at Jones Crossing 6:16 a.m. 91 Mitchell Hill Road 6:19 a.m. Starch Mill Road at Wilton Road 6:22 a.m. Wilton Road at Pullman Road 6:25 a.m. Russell Rd at Starch Mill Road 6:28 a.m. Old … 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