KINGSTON — A group of Sanborn Regional High School students brought some much-needed cheer to residents of four local long-term care facilities just in time for the holidays.

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PLAISTOW — Players between the ages of 4-12 from Plaistow are invited to register for the 2021 spring season. Registration will be open until February 1 at www.plaistow.com/recreation.

HAVERHILL, MA — Parnassus, Northern Essex Community College’s student literary magazine, has received two national awards, making it one of the top magazines of its kind in the country.

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Education has announced that residents interested in taking the high school equivalency exam are now able to register, pay, and schedule their test online. This process previously involved a manual process. The HiSET eRegistration system will provide…

EAST KINGSTON — Once again this summer, the East Kingston Conservation Commission will sponsor up to three interested young people for Barry Conservation Camp in the White Mountain National Forest. Applicants must be 10-16 years old (must have completed grade 5), residents of East Kingston, …

KINGSTON — The Sanborn Regional Integrated Preschool Program is currently accepting applications for the 2021- 2022 school year for the three-year-old and four-year-old preschool programs. The Preschool is located at the D.J. Bakie Elementary School on Main Street in Kingston.

EXETER —Exeter Adult Education welcomes non-native speakers of English to join English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESL) classes. Beginner through advanced English language learners can improve their English speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, and pronunciation skills. Multip…

KINGSTON/NEWTON — On January 6, the School Board of the Sanborn Regional School District unanimously accepted a $10,000 science grant. The grant will allow a team of thirteen educators from across the state in grades 6-12 to develop materials to better prepare students for careers in the bio…

MARYSVILLE, OH —  To support the rise in gardening nationwide and address the critical need to connect more children to healthy food, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today opened its GroMoreGood Grassroots Grants with national nonprofit KidsGardening. This annual grant program is designed …

CONCORD — Are you an educator with an idea for a project that involves students in enhancing their schoolyard for wildlife habitat, connects them with the outdoors, and integrates nature into learning that aligns with curricula? Whether remotely or from the classroom, has the COVID-19 public…

KENTUCKY — The federal government offers many financial aid programs to help students and families pay for college. Applying for those programs means submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, commonly referred to as the FAFSA. These brief summaries from KHEAA describe the more…

The following local students have been named Presidential Scholars for the Fall 2020 semester at Clarkson University: Aria Belle of Brentwood, a junior majoring in biomolecular science, Gabrielle S Brock of Exeter, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, Cameron J Murphy of Atkinson, a se…

EXETER — The Exeter Adult Diploma program is now registering students for the Winter/Spring 2021 semester. This program is designed for students who did not complete high school but who would like to earn a diploma by taking courses in the evening similar to those taken by high school studen…

CONCORD — Join NH LAKES on Wed., January 6, at 7:00 p.m., for the webinar “Lakes in Winter.”

HAVERHILL, MA — Northern Essex Community College is currently registering new and returning students for the Spring 2021 semester, which begins Wed., January 20, 2021.

PLAISTOW — The Principal of Timberlane Regional High School is pleased to announce the Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2020/21 school year.

EXETER — Exeter Parks & Recreation has joined the newly formed NH Esports league, which consists of more than ten different Parks & Recreation Departments from across New Hampshire. This league, which is organized and officiated by GGLeagues, offers families the opportunity to game i…

DURHAM — The drought of 2020 will have long-term impacts on the health of landscape plants, trees and shrubs. Register now for "Dealing with Drought: A Workshop for Landscapers, Gardeners, and Property Managers" on January 26, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

HAMPSTEAD — The Principal at Hampstead Middle School has announced the following students have been named to the Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2020-2021 school year.

The following local residents were among the students who received their degrees in May as part of the Class of 2020: Gabrielle Baillargeon of Brentwood, Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and B.S. in Marine Biology; Ian Carmichael of Atkinson, B.S. in Management; Jenna Hampe…

NEWTON/KINGSTON — On November 19, the Superintendent of the Sanborn Regional School District Thomas A. Ambrose gave a presentation with answers to 90 questions submitted by School District elected officials on his budget recommendation. The Q & A and meeting video are online at the SAU17…

DURHAM — Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning instead of watching cartoons? Make your own hydroponic garden, build your own moving sculpture, or improve your Oobleck recipe at the annual 4-H Science Bonanza! This year, the 4-H Science Bonanza will be a day of science exploration…

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 2,003 students in September 2020. Among the graduates was Danielle E. Flory of East Hampstead, who received a Master of Arts in Political Science.

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Drinking Water Festival has educated and inspired fourth graders to conserve and protect our water resources for 27 years. To keep everyone safe, the 2021 festival is moving online, and to support teachers, students and parents, free online resources will be avail…

CONCORD — The U.S. Department of Education has published a new Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide to help parents use digital tools and resources to support and assess their students learning at home. The guide outlines the benefits and challenges of remote learning, highlights the dif…

SANDOWN — Each year the Sandown Garden Club awards a scholarship to a graduating senior of Timberlane Regional High School, selected by the TRHS Scholarship Committee. The graduating senior must plan to attend and be accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning. This year the San…

NEWTON/KINGSTON — On October 14, at the meeting of the Finance Subcommittee, Sanborn Regional School District Business Administrator Matt Angell confirmed that the tax credit for the school portion of Newton and Kingston property taxes will be a total of $2.3 Million.

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Community Behavioral Health Association (CBHA) and its ten community mental health center (CMHCs) members are closely working with local school districts to provide mental health support for students, families and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CONCORD — New Hampshire Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut announced that the Department of Education will administer $1.5 million in CARES Act funds set aside by Governor Chris Sununu to provide Student Enrichment Program Grants. The funds will be available for grants to student programs…

Ian Markovsky became a new student at Lasell University this fall. Markovsky, a resident of Brentwood, will study Fashion Design and Production. More than 370 new students joined the Lasell community in September for the fall semester. New and returning students were given a choice to study …

CONCORD — Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut announced a partnership with Modern States, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, to offer free courses providing New Hampshire students with the opportunity to earn high school and college credit. …

NORTH CONWAY — The non-profit Mount Washington Observatory (MWO) will offer free distance learning programs each week to support educators in their vital need for virtual classroom programs. Students and weather enthusiasts can connect live to the highest peak in the Northeastern US, Mount W…

KINGSTON/NEWTON — Sanborn Regional High School congratulates the following students on their academic accomplishments for the 2019-2020 school year:

EAST KINGSTON — Residents and stakeholders in the East Kingston local school district: Please take a look at these two advisory groups to the local East Kingston School Board to help with communication and engagement.

Nicholas Frattali, a graduate of Exeter Area High School Class of 2020, is the winner of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics 2020 ‘Access to Education’ Student Athlete Scholarship. Mr. Frattali was chosen from sixteen applicants and will receive a $3,000 scholarship. While at Exeter Hi…

CONCORD – In this time of disruption due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to celebrate young people making a difference through volunteer service.

KINGSTON/NEWTON — There has been a lot going on as we prepare to begin the 2020-2021 school year at Sanborn. Many questions have surfaced about Sanborn’s current status of remote instruction, and what the district will do going forward. This letter is designed to update you on what’s happeni…

NEWTON/KINGSTON — Sanborn is starting school with remote learning, on September 8. Based on public presentations, Administrators and teaching staff have been preparing a robust educational delivery, instead of the Spring emergency teaching plan. Staff will be working from their classrooms, w…

CONCORD — New Hampshire schools will soon receive nearly 230,000 cloth face masks as part of a nationwide program distributed 125 million masks to American public and private schools. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has allocated 229,925 masks for New Hampshire, targeted to …

Portsmouth NH (September 2, 2020) – In New Hampshire, 33.8% of high school students used e-cigarettes in 2019, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Vaping harms developing lungs and overall health and may place people at an incr…

The Plaistow Public Library Board of Trustees has awarded a college scholarship to Meghan Query of Plaistow, a Timberlane Regional High School senior. At the same time, The Friends of the Plaistow Library, a 501c3 organization, has awarded a scholarship to Timberlane Senior Colin Scully. Bot…

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Education has published “5 steps to expect if a student or staff member tests positive for COVID-19”. This infographic card, published in conjunction with the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services, tells staff, students, and parents what t…

MARLBOROUGH, MA — Several school districts may be picking up where they left off in March when many schools in the country suddenly shut down due to concerns over coronavirus. Now, as we approach the beginning of the school year, teachers, administrators and families are adapting to an unusu…

HAVERHILL, MA — Northern Essex Community College is offering close to 300 credit courses this fall semester, and 90 percent of those courses will be delivered online.

CONCORD — The State Board of Education voted 4-2 to grant final approval to the Learn Everywhere program, which is designed to expand options for New Hampshire high school students to earn credit toward graduation.

NEWTON — The Principal of Sanborn Regional Middle School is pleased to announce the following students have been named to the Honor Roll for the fourth semester of the 2019/2020 school year.

Zachary Cline of Epping and Tabitha Lingar of Danville have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2020 semester at the University of Maine at Farmington.

EXETER — HiSET® (High School Equivalency Test) replaced the GED in NH and many other states. Like the GED, it provides an opportunity to study for and earn a New Hampshire high school equivalency certificate.

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