Schools

New Ipswich: Singing out in spring

Monday, May 25, 2015

The 2015 Spring Concert was held in the Mascenic Regional High School auditorium Thursday night. It included performances by the MRHS choir, newly formed a capella group “The Sneaky Breathers” and the MRHS band. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Conant held up for excellence

Monday, May 25, 2015

Conant High School has been recognized as one of the top high schools in the country by a national news magazine. U.S. News & World Report gave Conant a bronze distinction last week, recognizing the school for great work in math and reading proficiency and college readiness. Although not ranked statewide or nationally, this honor puts Conant in the top third of schools … 0

ConVal: Freedom Trail inspires models

Monday, May 25, 2015

A month ago, the fifth grade at South Meadow School walked the 2.5-mile Freedom Trail from the Boston Common to the USS Constitution. Wednesday, they will bring the trail to their middle school. Fifth-graders created models of all the sites on The Freedom Trail, and will present them and everything else they learned … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: District pursuing lighting upgrades

Monday, April 13, 2015

RINDGE — After receiving a donation of 65 used light fixtures for the district’s gymnasiums, the Jaffrey-Rindge School District is soliciting bids for their installation. Installation costs are estimated at $17,000, but the cost of the installation would be paid off in roughly eight years because of the … 0

conval: ConVal School Board adds student to its ranks

Monday, April 13, 2015

The ConVal School Board will soon have a new member: a high school student. “This is an opportunity to sit at the table with us, and start talking about how [an issue] affects kids,” said Chair Butch Estey Monday. “We can ask them how it affects them, and … 0

ConVal: ML

Monday, April 13, 2015

Photography and the U.S. Air Force don’t often appear in the same sentence, but Airman Sean Campbell has managed to combine the two with ease. Campbell, the son of Catherine Conrey of Hancock and Steve Campbell of Antrim, … 0

ConVal Voices: School, students and searching for your ‘self’

Thursday, April 9, 2015

In the documentary “Rivers and Tides,” the artist Andy Goldsworthy reminds us that “time is a good teacher.” It’s taken me 53 years to figure that out. So what do I have to offer my 17 and 18 year-old philosophy students? What can I teach them while they’re … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Rotary names two Students of the Month

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Jaffrey-Rindge Rotary named Mary Elaine Algeo and Julie Mason of St. Patrick School as their Students of the Month for March. … 0

ConVal: Teacher of the Year gala is coming up

Thursday, April 9, 2015

In a world where murderers and arsonists often make the front page, it’s nice to notice the positive accomplishments of teachers. Rotary’s “Teacher of the Year” event is a gala to celebrate these. The “Teacher of The Year” … 0

Conant High SChool: Piece together your own puzzles

Friday, April 10, 2015

Imagine this. A person is holding a handful of puzzle pieces that they then throw up into the air. No matter how many times they attempt this will they ever all fall perfectly together? Whether it is a … 0

Antrim: Grapevine preschool enrollment open now

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Learning Vine — The Grapevine’s preschool — is currently enrolling students for the 2015-16 school year. The program, for children ages 4 to 5 years, offers two full mornings of program and the option for an additional … 0

Greenfield: Book scholarship available

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Greenfield Woman’s Club awards a book scholarship annually to a high school graduating senior. The student must be a resident of Greenfield who has been accepted into a university, college, or technical school for continuing education. Part of the mission of the Club is to assist in … 0

Dublin: Online auction for preschool open Friday

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Dublin Community Preschool and Childcare Center invites the public to take part in the school’s online auction. To raise funds for operations and children’s programs, DCP presents hundreds of valuable items and services donated locally and from across New England. Bidders will find great deals on adventures, attractions, … 0