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Dublin: Dublin School pursues solar

Monday, March 30, 2015

DUBLIN — Currently seeking a state grant and approval from the town, Dublin School hopes to move forward with a 370-kilowatt solar array project this year that could cost up to $1.2 million. A sustainability effort to reduce the school’s electricity costs and carbon footprint, Head of School Brad Bates said that the array will help educate students, too. “We also want our students to be able to learn from … 0

Mascenic School District: Superintendent proposes $120K more in budget cuts

Monday, March 30, 2015

GREENVILLE — Superintendent Ruthann Goguen made a commitment at the most recent School Board meeting, to not only meet the district’s default budget, but to strive to operate well under what the default allows, in response to what she called a “loud and clear” message from voters at the polls. Some of those … 0

Aid cuts to schools could be costly

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

If the N.H. House Finance Committee’s proposed two-year budget is passed, the ConVal and Jaffrey-Rindge School Districts could each lose more than $1 million in aid. School officials say the consequences would be devastating. “I’m just very discouraged with the Legislature right now,” Butch Estey of Peterborough, chair of the Conval School Board, said Wednesday. “To have them make those cuts — they … 0

Mascenic School District: Students honored

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Mascenic district students were awarded Student of the Month during the School Board meeting last week. Amelia McClain was awarded for Highbridge Hill Elementary School, Owen Krook for Boynton Middle School, and Jackson Whitehouse for Mascenic Regional High … 0

Mascenic School District: District braces for cuts

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The district got the first taste of what $1.6 million in cuts could look like during a Mascenic School Board meeting Thursday: 8.6 teacher positions, as well as a number of other jobs, foreign language studies and sports … 0

ConVal: Public hearing for petition article today

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that the public hearing on the petition warrant article is tonight. The public hearing for the petition article to amend Article Five of ConVal’s Articles of Agreement is Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the ConVal High School library. Matthew … 0

ConVal: ML

Sunday, February 8, 2015

More fun with projection lighting! In this photo is Bella Edes a sophomore at ConVal High School. Your Name: Maddi Sullivan … 0

ConVal: Food service vendor change?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

ConVal’s Budget and Property Committee elected Tuesday to recommend the School Board outsource the school district’s cafeteria program to a vending company, instead of staying with the current in-house service. But Cafe Services, with corporate offices in Londonderry, says it will retain all of ConVal Food Services’s employees, … 0

Peterborough: Forum tackles kids and digital media

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Families discuss Kids and Digital Media during Tuesday’s Community Conversation forum in Bass Hall. … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge: Attempt to cut the budget thwarted

Thursday, February 5, 2015

An attempt to slash the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District’s 2015-16 budget was voted down at the Deliberative Session Wednesday, after Selectman Roberta Oeser of Rindge submitted an amendment to reduce the budget by $477,479. “As I mentioned at … 0

ConVal Voices: Lessons learned along the way

Friday, February 6, 2015

Time, deadlines, projects due, presentations to give and grades to finish. As teachers we all have to pay attention to due dates. We all have challenges and goals to accomplish, and we get there by many different paths. My path is about to change since I am retiring … 0

Student Voices: ML

Friday, February 6, 2015

As the students at ConVal High School begin their second semester, they continue to hold their attention on the district’s ongoing budget discussions. On Jan. 31, students attended the district’s budget deliberative session, showing an impressive turnout after … 0

Dublin: Observatory director wins astronomy award

Monday, February 9, 2015

Joseph Putko – the Director of the Perkins Observatory at Dublin School – was one of five undergraduates throughout the country to be awarded the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award, a biyearly award given out by the American … 0