Schools

Wilton-Lyndeborough School District: Would-be superintendents to tour schools

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Two finalists for the superintendent position will be touring the schools and meeting parents next week. The district has spent the last few months advertising for and interviewing potential candidates to replace Dr. Christine Tyree as the district’s superintendent. Tyree’s contract is ending this year, and she was only willing to stay on as a part-time position. Wanting a full-time person on the job, the district began to look for …

Peterborough: Farm to table

Monday, January 25, 2016

Noah Patenaude, 6, of Peterborough, and his kindergarten classmates harvested carrots at The Cornucopia Project’s community gardens Friday. The carrots were washed and used in a vegetable bean soup served at Peterborough Elementary School. …

ConVal: District loses another leader

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The principal at the elementary school has resigned, becoming the second administrator in the district to step down in the last three months. Ben Loi, principal of Peterborough Elementary School, will leave after the school year. The School Board accepted Loi’s resignation at its meeting Tuesday. Loi’s announcement follows Superintendent Brendan …

Mascenic: Honors Society induction ceremony held

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Eighteen students from Mascenic Regional High School were inducted as new members of the National Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school on Nov. 18. Members were selected by the chapter’s Faculty Council for meeting high …

Conant High School: 19 new members join the Interact Club

Thursday, December 3, 2015

The Conant High School Interact Club inducted 19 new members last month. Interact is a service club for young people ages 12 to 18, sponsored by local Rotary International Clubs, who want to join together to tackle the …

ConVal Voices: A lifetime of memories packed into four years

Thursday, December 3, 2015

“It goes so fast. We don’t have time to look at one another. I didn’t realize. So all that was going on and we never noticed.” These words from Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” are part of my closing night pre-show speech to the cast of “Crazy for You,” …

Mason/RINDGE: Reading challenge is on for these youngsters

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Mason Elementary School and Rindge Memorial School received special visits from Fungo the Fisher Cat last week. Armed with books, games, and trivia, the Fisher Cats’ mascot kick-started the school’s participation in the Fisher Cats Reading Challenge, presented …

Locals nominated for service

Friday, December 4, 2015

Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced that she has nominated 21 New Hampshire students for admission to the United States Service Academies. Of the 21 students, one was nominated to the U.S. Air Force Academy, two to the Merchant Marine Academy, eight to the U.S. Military Academy, and ten …

Wilton-Lyndeborough: WLC dance team places first

Friday, December 4, 2015

The WLC Dance Team placed First in the Junior High All styles Division in the NE Cheer and Dance Competition in early November. …

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Holocaust survivor speaks

Friday, December 4, 2015

Kathy Preston spoke at WLC in November about her experience living through the Holocaust. Preston was 5 years old when her father was taken to a Nazi death camp. She described the time leading up to that as …

Mascenic: Upcoming Mascenic events

Friday, December 4, 2015

Get answers to your questions about financial aid for college at Financial Aid Night on Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Mascenic auditorium. This presentation helps families navigate the federal financial aid process, explores what type of additional aid is available, reviews scholarship searches, and highlights the importance …

Jaffrey-Rindge: Board removes world language classes in K-5

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

RINDGE — Elementary schools in the Jaffrey-Rindge School District plan to do away with world languages classes and replace them with technology classes, according to district administration. The elimination of the two half-time positions was one of a …

WLC: Tests used for planning

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

WILTON — Results from the district’s state testing results are being considered as the district moves forward with its curriculum decisions for the coming year. Smarter Balanced is the state test that replaced the NECAP assessment this year …