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Cornish Combines Elementary Grades

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Cornish — The School Board voted this month to reconfigure the Cornish Elementary School class grades — combining grades one and two, as well as three and four — following the departure of a teacher to another school district. The board had previously voted to combine grades two, three and four into one class to be taught by two teachers who have experience in co-teaching multi-age classrooms, but one of …

River Valley Community College to Present Award to Hypertherm Exec

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Claremont — For her years of support of efforts to train and employ graduates of River Valley Community College in Claremont, and to generally widen access to job training, the school will confer its Walter R. Peterson Award on Hypertherm’s Barbara Couch. Couch, Hypertherm’s vice president of corporate responsibility, will receive the award on Sept. 19, during the Peterson Award dinner that will …

Respected Vermont Law School Professor Dies

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

South Royalton — The community at Vermont Law School is mourning the death of professor Cheryl Hanna, an expert in constitutional law familiar to many from her frequent media appearances, where she worked to explain how law impacted people’s everyday lives. The circumstances of Hanna’s death were unclear on Monday, with the law …

Granite State College Graduated 400 Sunday

Friday, June 13, 2014

Gilford, n.h. — Granite State College celebrated the graduation of more than 400 students from its associate, bachelor’s and master’s programs on Sunday at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook in Gilford, N.H. Graduates from the Upper Valley include: Melissa Norton, Charlestown; Heather Smith, Charlestown; April …

Newport Seniors End on High Note: ‘We Look to the Future With Confidence’

Friday, June 13, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Newport — Speakers at Thursday’s Newport High School graduation inside the opera house offered a mixture of thoughts and reflections on the past four years and a promise of a bright future …

‘One Life and It’s Up to Us’: Lebanon High Graduates Urged on Importance of ‘Grit’

Friday, June 13, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery. ∎ Lebanon — The city’s high school seniors were urged to aspire to bright futures during a graduation held under gray skies on the school’s football field on Thursday evening. Salutatorian Emma …

School Notes: Sustainability in the Classroom

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Where and how do you start teaching students about sustainability — the idea of harnessing renewable sources of energy and food to reduce the pollution we pump into the air and water and the trash we bury in …

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 …