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Duane Compton has been named Interim Dean for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. (Dartmouth College photograph)

Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine Gets Interim Dean

Friday, July 18, 2014

Lebanon — A biochemical researcher without a medical degree has been tapped to serve as interim dean of Dartmouth’s financially troubled Geisel School of Medicine during a transition that a college spokeswoman said was expected to take “a few years.” On Tuesday, Duane Compton filled a vacancy created with the June 19 announcement that former dean Wiley “Chip” Souba had …

Claremont Fills School Board; Heated Discussion Amongst Members

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Claremont — Andrew O’Hearne, a Claremont police officer and Democratic state rep, was chosen to replace Kristin Kenniston on the School Board in a 5-1 vote Wednesday night after a heated discussion that lasted more than an hour. Board members Richard Madigan and Becky Ferland switched their votes from an earlier 3-3 tie and voted with Brian Rapp, John Napsey and Chairman Richard …

N.H. Dept. of Labor Investigates Unity School Site Workers

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Unity — The state Department of Labor Commissioner James Craig said Tuesday they are continuing the investigation into the possibility that undocumented workers from Mexico were employed by a subcontractor at the construction site for the new Unity Elementary School. “We were up there Friday but I have not talked to the inspector and I am not sure if we will go back …

Math Students Solve School’s Flag Problem

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Hanover — On a warm Monday afternoon, geometry teacher Warren Tucker gathered his class in front of Hanover High School’s World War II memorial to witness the raising of a new American flag after the old one was …

Dartmouth College Graduates 1,900 Students

Monday, June 9, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Hanover — It was hot and festive and the spirit of free enterprise was in the air as 13,500 people crowded onto the Hanover Green Sunday morning for Dartmouth College commencement. Featured …

Scholarship is Open to Vermont Parents

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Applications are being accepted for a $1,000 scholarship available to working Vermont parents enrolled in college. The deadline for the next national Working Parent Scholarship is June 14. The application includes a 600- to 1,000-word essay on how to successfully balance parenthood, work and excelling in school. Awards …

Claremont Fundraiser Supports River Valley Massage Program

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Claremont — A fundraiser in Claremont this month will support a new massage therapy program for hospital patients. Massage therapy students at River Valley Community College are offering 50-minute full body massages to raise money for the program, which will provide massage therapy to inpatients and chemotherapy patients …

Jim Kenyon: Financial Aid for Dartmouth

Sunday, June 8, 2014

With Dartmouth’s price tag approaching $62,000 a year, students and parents have good reason to question whether they’re getting their money’s worth. The same goes for the rest of the public. Why should Dartmouth — or any other deep-pocketed private college, for that matter — continue reaping colossal …

11 Graduate From Mid Vermont

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Quechee — Here are Mid Vermont Christian School’s 2014 graduates with their plans for the future, as provided by the school: Madeline Katherine Cusack of West Lebanon, Liberty University; Colin Joshua Filiault of Grantham, gap year; Honor Joy …

Poems and Stories About Two Essential Aspects of Growing Up

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages students to write, helps them improve and connects them with authentic audiences through the Newspaper Series (and youngwritersproject.org) and the Schools Project (ywpschools.net). Support: YWP is supported by this newspaper and foundations, businesses and individuals who recognize the power …

School Notes: Randolph Area Superintendent Is State’s Best

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Randolph — Watching a long parade, if not an outright stampede, of school-district superintendents in recent years to new jobs, retirement and whatever else passes for greener pastures, Brent Kay doesn’t see himself following them out the door …

Bottle Rocketry

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Each year, ninth-grade students in Hanover High School’s Methods in Science class conduct experiments in which they apply what they learn in the classroom. That includes launching rockets powered by up to 90 pounds per square inch of …

School Meals Extend Reach Into Summer

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Bethel — While racing around the kitchen at Bethel ‘s K-12 school to prepare meals for kids in kindergarten through grade 12 during the academic year, Sandy Gilderdale always is looking forward to summer. But she doesn’t plan to catch her breath after the classrooms empty out. “I’ve …