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The ConVal School Board debated over whether it should support a petition article that allows them to close one of the eight elementary schools. The board ultimately voted not to support the petition article, along with one other to close Great Brook School.

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 past two years, the issue of using … 0

Conval: Number of administrators questioned

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Numerous residents are speaking up about the number of administrators the ConVal Regional School District employs and how much they are paid. These residents say the number of salaries and administrators are out of sync with the district’s waning student population. But Supt. Brendan Minnihan says the number of administrators are in line with other school districts throughout New Hampshire, and that number … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Alisha Birk of Temple is the recipient of a 2015 Horatio Alger National Scholarship. She is a student at ConVal High School. Each recipient is awarded $22,000 to apply toward the tuition of the college or university of their choice. Additionally, National Scholars will have access to a variety of resources including assistance for the selection of and preparation for college, access to … 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

Rindge: FPU to unveil new president

Monday, November 24, 2014

Franklin Pierce University will announce their fifth president at a press conference Monday. The ceremony, scheduled to begin at 12:45 p.m., will be held on the second floor of Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications, 40 University Dr. The new president, whose name is being withheld until the ceremony, … 0

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 … 0