ConVal: Public to have their say on budget Saturday

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

ConVal School District’s Deliberative Session for its $44,746,514 proposed operating budget is Saturday at 10 a.m. at ConVal High School. The proposed 2015-16 operating budget is 1.7-percent less than this year’s $45,522,549 default budget. In March, the public rejected the proposed operating budget, forcing the School Board and administration to trim $770,000 to reach a default budget. The 2015-16 default budget is $44,547,714, which is a 2.14-percent reduction over this … 0

ConVal: Lawyer: Petition article is advisory

Monday, January 26, 2015

The petition article to close Great Brook School and have the students and staff combine with South Meadow School has been deemed a referendum by ConVal School District counsel. That means that even if the advisory article passes, the School Board wouldn’t be required to act on the vote. Dean B. Eggert of the firm Wadleigh, Starr and Peters, provided an analysis to … 0

ConVal: Board rejects petition articles

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The number of students in the ConVal Regional School District has been declining for about a decade. Over the last several years, there has been conversation among the public and School Board about whether to close a middle or elementary school in response to the declining student population. And in the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: New blood for Conant Interact

Monday, December 8, 2014

On Dec. 2, the CHS Interact Club held its third induction of new members. This brought the Club membership to a total of 48. The CHS Interact Club is sponsored by the Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary Club. The CHS Interact … 0

ConVal: Students reviewing the budget

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — The ConVal School Board gave a preview on Tuesday of warrant articles that will be a part of their proposed operating budget this year. But, the board held off voting on the touchier articles until they … 0

HOnor roll:

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

ConVal High School Term One Grade 12 High honors: Aizlyn  Alfonso, Jamie  Ammon, Rachel  Amundson, Mandy  Anderson, Nathaniel  Baker, Gabrielle  Baroudi, Kiera  Bell, Alisha  Birk, Ashley  Boutwell, Mei  Buzzell, Oriana  Camara, Cassandra  Cutting, Kelsa  Danforth, Doris  Donelan, Sarah  Dugas, Tory  Eichler, Ian  Farr-Szep, Allison  Greenyer, Haley  Greenyer, Patrick  … 0

HOnor roll:

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Boynton Middle School First Quarter Grade 8 High honors: Shannon Agonis, Kylie Bane, Britany Boulerice, Tyra Gibson, Chelsea Holombo, Kolby Lampinen, Olivia Mitchell-Jenna, Mallorie Nantel, Megan Robichaud, Havanna Sikkila, Kaisha Somero, Logan Thibault, Grace Tucker Honors: Anthony Andronaco, Ethan Bilodeau, Mahala Damery, Alexis DeFraga, Matthel Farrell, Erica Frazier, … 0

Honor roll:

Monday, December 1, 2014

Conant High School Term One Grade 12 High honors: Kaisha Aho, Connor Hannu, Ashley Kantola, Emily Killmer, Trevor Knight, Ashley Rogers, Katrina Ung Honors: Zachary Buth, Katherine Chadbourne, Ivy Chalke, Megan Charron, Kaylee Devost, Courtney Emond, Jesse Guerra, Frank Horne, Zachary Lassila, Jesse LeBlanc, Drew Miller, Sharlene Seppala, … 0

FPU names new president

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Franklin Pierce University has named its new president: Andrew H. Card, a former trustee of the University who has served on the staff of three U.S. presidents. Card has previous ties to the school, having been a former … 0

Moment of bliss: Time to hunt the kangaroos

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

During the Thanksgivings of my early youth, an old friend of my mother’s came from Baltimore to stay the weekend. She took my room, and I climbed to a favored place in the attic. On Christmas Eve, relatives … 0

Mascenic School District: Former employee seeks hearing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The family of a former Mascenic School District employee who served as business administrator is making a second attempt at calling a public meeting, seeking answers about the non-renewal of the employee’s contract following the … 0

ConVal: Board talks equality in district programs

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The ConVal School Board continued to chew over which extracurricular activities it should and shouldn’t provide for in the budget it is drafting for next school year. At their meeting at the SAU offices Wednesday, the board continued to voice concern over how each of their choices would … 0

ConVal: SAC backs athletic fees waiver

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

After the ConVal School Board narrowly approved doing away with fees for high school students to play sports, selectmen from the school district’s towns probed the board’s decision at the Selectmen’s Advisory Committee Thursday at SAU offices. But, … 0