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Mascenic Automotive Career Center students Jack Buchanan, right, and Liam Tardiff prepare to head to Manhattan, New York, for a national automotive competition.

Mascenic School District: A drive to succeed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It’s not unusual for the students of the Mascenic Automotive program to receive national recognition. The program has consistently turned out high scoring students in both state and national competitions. But when it comes to the upcoming National Automotive Technical competition in New York, the top spot has been eluding the Mascenic students since they netted their last first place win in 2002. “What are my hopes? First place, that’s easy,” said Mascenic Automotive instructor Vincent Fittante in an interview at the Mascenic Automotive Center on Tuesday. “I’ve taken lesser talent and taken top 10.” This year, Fittante’s students Jack Buchanan, 18, of Brookline and … 0

Peterborough: Gregg kicks off Peterson Forum

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — Intense discussion has always been part and parcel of the American system of government, said former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg during his keynote address at the first Walter Peterson Forum for Civil Discourse on Tuesday. And that’s the way it should be when people are controlling issues that have deep personal … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: District still mum on leaves

Monday, April 14, 2014

Two weeks after Conant High School and Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Principal John Barth and high school music teacher Leonard Holmes were placed on leave, officials are releasing little information about why the two men have been suspended. On Friday, Jaffrey-Rindge School Superintendent Jim O’Neill confirmed that both Barth and Holmes are still on … 0

Wilton-Lyndeborough: Voters to see smaller budget

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

WILTON — Members of the Wilton-Lyndeborough Cooperative School Board and the board’s Budget Committee agreed to recommend a gross budget of $11,550,114 for the 2014-2015 school year at a joint meeting on Tuesday. District voters will also be … 0

Conant School District: Guidance counselors deal with suicidal behaviors

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

JAFFREY — No one likes to think about the possibility of a high school student threatening to end his or her own life, but Conant High School guidance counselors want to be sure they respond correctly in the … 0

Jaffrey-Rindge School District: Student transportation, CPR policies reviewed

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board reviewed multiple draft policies regarding student transportation and duties related to the nurse’s office at its meeting Monday. Two of the policies which the board reviewed relate to the use of private vehicles to transport students. According to the draft of the … 0

Mason: Budget proposal down $20,000

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

MASON — The elimination of some district positions means the operating budget for the Mason School District is down by nearly $20,000. District residents will have the opportunity to review the budget and proposed warrant Saturday at 9 a.m., when the district holds its deliberative session. The total … 0

conval: Federal funding helps pare down proposed budget

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — ConVal School Board members finalized their proposed budget for 2014-2015 on Tuesday, signing a warrant calling for a gross budget of $45,793,510, an increase of less than one percent over last year’s budget. The district assessment — the amount residents pay in taxes after revenues are … 0

Achievement:

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Maxine Dunn, a first-year student, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Hartwick College, Oneonta, N.Y. To make the list, a student must complete a full-course load with at least a 3.5 grade point average based on a 4.0 scale. Dunn is majoring in … 0

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Monday, January 20, 2014

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Rivier College, Nashua: from Antrim: Shelby Paige; Dublin: Jasmine Rajaniemi; Francestown: Elizabeth McCarthy; New Ipswich: Rachael Levesque, Dylan Somero; Temple: Isabella Wyrosdic; and Wilton: Jillian Jowders. … 0

Mascenic SCHOOLS: Union raises to cost $500K

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

NEW IPSWICH — The proposed budget for the 2014-15 year came in flat this year at $17,863,771, but new contracts for both teachers and support staff, as well as capital reserve requests, will cost taxpayers an additional $640,000. … 0

ConVal School District: A deeper look at proposed budget

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

PETERBOROUGH — A proposed $45,872,410 operating budget for the ConVal School District is less than one percent higher than last year, but SAU 1 projections show that the district assessment — the amount to be raised by taxes … 0

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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Ethan Ley of Jaffrey, a senior, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Beloit College in Wisconsin. To make the list a student must carry a semester grade point average of 3.4 or higher and take a minimum of three letter-graded units for the … 0