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School Notes: Students From Grantham, Sunapee and Lebanon High Recognized For Service Projects

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Grantham Village School’s long run of success in a series of imaginative challenges continued this year, as a pair of teams qualified for the global finals of Destination Imagination. Five teams of Grantham students, and a sixth from Lebanon High School, advanced to the state finals. Of those, one of the Grantham teams and the Lebanon High team earned the right to represent New Hampshire at the global contest in …

Young Writer on the Joy of Gardening

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Young Writers Project is an independent nonprofit that engages students to write, helps them improve and connects them with audiences through the Newspaper Series (and and the Schools Project ( YWP is supported by this newspaper and foundations, businesses and individuals who recognize the power and value of writing. If you would …

Anonymous Donor Pays Boy’s Tuition

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Lebanon — Arriving at Hanover Street School to pick up his son Lucian on Friday, Edmund Vigneault found the third-grader with a group of friends seeing him off on what they feared was his last day at the K-4 elementary school. Then Vigneault broke the news: Earlier in the afternoon, an anonymous donor had put up the money for Vigneault to pay nonresident …

Stevens High Inspection Gives All Clear

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Claremont — The state Department of Labor will issue a report on an inspection done Friday of the Stevens High School renovation construction site that was prompted by complaints from a student about dust, noise and other hazardous conditions. Michelle Small with the Department of Labor declined to …

Windsor Northwest Picks Boss

Friday, March 7, 2014

Bethel — The Windsor Northwest Supervisory Union has hired a state education official with experience as a school principal as its incoming district superintendent. Meg Powden will start as superintendent in July, replacing John Poljacik, who is retiring. Poljacik will serve as interim superintendent in the coming months. …

Lyme School Bond Passes

Friday, March 7, 2014

Lyme — After going down to defeat last year, the town’s elementary school looks to be set for renovation and expansion. Voters overwhelmingly approved — by a 336-106 vote — an amended $2.85 million bond proposal Thursday night …

Unity Mulls New Bond For School

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Voting for town and school officers is Tuesday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in town hall. Town Meeting will be held at noon on Saturday, March 15, at town hall; School meeting is 10 a.m. …

Child Care Providers Get Help to Prepare Preschoolers to Learn

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Kindergarten was once a realm of play, art, music and naps, but some educators say academics are stressed more these days. And many children aren’t prepared for it. That’s why an organization based partially in West Lebanon will bring a one-day grant-funded training program, meant to teach early …

Mascoma Financing Has Twist

Saturday, March 1, 2014

West Canaan — In order to minimize the tax impact from the proposed $21.5 million renovation of Mascoma Valley Regional High School, school officials have been working with Mascoma Savings Bank on three staggered loans intended to capitalize on today’s low interest rates. If at least 60 percent …

Kearsarge Proposes New Special Ed Program

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The Kearsarge Regional School District Annual School District Election will be held Tuesday, March 11 to act on the warning articles. Voters are instructed to report to voting places in their respective towns of Bradford, Springfield, Sutton, New …

For Randolph, A Quiet Year

Friday, February 28, 2014

Randolph School District Meeting is set for 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4 at Chandler Music Hall. The Town Meeting will follow. The polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for voting on town and school …

Mascoma High Proposal Returns

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Ballot voting for the Mascoma Valley Regional School District will be on Tuesday, March 11. Polls will be open in the following locations: Canaan Fire Station (8 a.m. to 7 p.m.); Dorchester Town Hall (11 a.m. to 7 …

Sharon Voters To Decide on Higher Taxes

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Sharon School District Meeting is Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at the Sharon Elementary School to act on warning articles and elect school officers. Sharon Town Meeting is at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, at the …