Schools

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board elected to purchase a property located at 30 Charlonne St.

Jaffrey-Rindge: District to purchase Charlonne St. property

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

RINDGE — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District has a purchase and sale agreement in place to purchase property abutting Jaffrey Grade School. Looking at the acquisition as a way to alleviate parking and circulation issues at the school, the School Board unanimously approved to authorize Superintendent Reuben Duncan in a Monday evening public hearing to buy the property on behalf of … 0

Dublin: Dublin School working to finance solar array

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Despite uncertainties surrounding state and nationwide solar subsidies, Dublin School is looking to the future in regards to their proposed 375-kilowatt solar array project. Dublin School is working to secure funding for their solar array — which is projected to cost up to $1.2 million — after receiving approval from the planning board earlier in the month. It is currently unknown whether the … 0

ConVal: CSI meets summer school

Monday, July 27, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — A metal rod dripping with blood. A bloody hammer. A red-stained, football-size rock. The objects are spread out on a sidewalk by the ConVal High School cafeteria. A student stands nearby, hands smeared red. This isn’t the ending of Stephen King’s latest horror novel. It’s Brock Lambert’s forensic science class — … 0

Kindergarten: The push for all-day

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The popularity of all-day kindergarten has snowballed across the U.S. over the last two decades. In just New Hampshire, 96 school districts have begun offering all-day kindergarten since 1999. While some consider the extra half-day a plus for … 0

Wilton: WLC: ‘Taking chances is what makes us unique’

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

WILTON — The message to the Class of 2015 at Friday’s graduation ceremony was clear: No matter what obstacles come your way, always follow your dreams. Graduation signifies the end of the 47 graduating senior’s high school careers, … 0

Mascenic School District: Mascenic: Have the courage to make a change

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — Courage. Taking chances. Helping others. And sometimes, just sucking it up and getting on with it. This was the advice imparted to the graduating class of seniors at Mascenic Regional High School as they gave … 0

ConVal: SAC to study school bill issue

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

PETERBOROUGH — The Budget and Property Committee recommended the ConVal School District switch how it bills towns for student enrollment, after Temple Selectwoman Gail Cromwell charged the SAU with incorrectly billing each town since 2013. The Committee recommended Thursday that the SAU use the N.H. Department of Education’s … 0

Jaffrey: Woman’s Club essay winners

Friday, May 29, 2015

Editor’s note: Here is the full text of the winning entry to the Jaffrey Woman’s Club essay contest. Sarah Emma Edmondson Everyone knows about the Civil War, but how much do you really know about the people who … 0

ConVal: A dollar and a dream

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Cheyenne Salisbury couldn’t hold back her enthusiasm, when Ben Putnam, head of the art department at ConVal High School and board member with Dollars for Scholars, handed her a letter announcing she had been awarded a scholarship. She … 0

ConVal Voices: One last assignment for the graduating Class of 2015

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Dear Graduate of the ConVal Class of 2015, I offer you my sincere congratulations, yet with some regrets. Along with the other subjects you succeeded in passing, you worked hard to grasp and apply many difficult scientific concepts. But I struggle with the knowledge that I did not … 0

Mascenic: Horticulture course grows rapidly in first year

Friday, June 5, 2015

They say April’s showers bring May flowers. Even though there were few spring showers this year, the month of May has been fruitful for the new horticulture course offered this 2014-2015 school year at Mascenic High School. The … 0

ConVal: Fun at Student Recognition Breakfast

Friday, June 5, 2015

The Student Support Team at ConVal High School hosted the fifth Student Recognition Breakfast on May 28. Fifty-four students were honored for their positive contributions to the ConVal community during the second semester. Students were selected for being … 0

New Ipswich: Compressor station sited in New Ipswich

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

NEW IPSWICH — On the heels of an announcement by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Inc. that it will build an 80,000-horsepower compressor station at 40 Skinny Cat Road, more than 50 residents — a tenfold increase for a regularly … 1