The Murray Academy of Irish Dance, with classes in both Exeter and Hooksett, is proud to announce its best showing ever at the New England Championships! Its students won four of the solo championships and had thirteen dancers place in the top five. It also had five teams rank in the top fiv…

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CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Education (NH DOE) has unveiled a new data reporting system – iPlatform for Education – in an effort to present student, school, district, and state data in a more easily accessible and dynamic way. iPlatform features four distinct sections. Three se…

FRANKFORT, KY —Many students spend more for college than they should by making some common mistakes when seeking financial aid. Follow these tips from KHEAA to make sure you get the help you need.

HAMPSTEAD — The Principal at Hampstead Middle School has announced the following students have been named to the Honor Roll for the first quarter.

HAVERHILL, MA — Again, this year, Northern Essex Community College will offer a few dozen intensive courses during the abbreviated session between the fall and spring semesters. The annual winter intersession includes a selection of accelerated credit courses online from January 2 through Ja…

PLAISTOW — Timberlane hosted its second annual Socktober Drive during the month of October.  The drive, run by Students of Service, is aimed at collecting new pairs of socks to be donated to a local homeless shelter, as socks are most often an item that shelters run out of first.  However, t…

school, two students from the Atkinson Academy jumped into action when the driver of their school bus collapsed due to a medical emergency.

KINGSTON/NEWTON — The Sanborn Seminary Task Force is reaching out to the Sanborn school community and asks that community members with questions regarding the proposed transfer of the Sanborn Seminary property to the Town of Kingston contact the task force so that they can address the issues…

PLAISTOW — The Timberlane Middle School PTSA is sponsoring the school’s annual Senior Citizens’ Holiday Tea on Sat., December 1, from 10:00–11:30 a.m.in the school cafeteria.

WASHINGTON, DC —Letters About Literature, the Library of Congress reading-and-writing contest now in its 26th year, is accepting applications beginning Nov. 1 for the 2018-19 cycle. For the first time, letters will be submitted electronically. For more information about the contest, includin…

PLAISTOW — The Timberlane Middle School PTSA is sponsoring the school’s annual Senior Citizens’ Holiday Tea on Sat., December 1, from 10:00–11:30 a.m.in the school cafeteria.

FREMONT — The Fremont School District will sponsor an area Child Find Program. The program is designed to identify and screen children from birth through age five who are suspected of having learning disabilities that may interfere with later school progress. The screening is free and availa…

EXETER — Principal Michael Monahan is pleased to announce that Exeter High School earned a spot as one of the 100 Best Public High Schools in the U.S.

KINGSTON/NEWTON — I am writing to help everyone understand the many initiatives we are working on as a community. In this letter, I will list each initiative with practical steps so you can stay informed and involved.

An induction ceremony was held November 6, 2018 to initiate new members into Timberlane Regional High School’s Chapter of the National Business Honor Society.  This society, which is open to juniors and seniors, provides national recognition to outstanding students in business education.  It…

RAYMOND — Red Ribbon Week is a great opportunity to talk with the young people in your life about the importance of living a safe and drug free life. The Raymond Coalition For Youth partnered with the Raymond Schools, Raymond Police, Raymond Area Rotary, The Town of Raymond, local businesses…

Danville’s Sarah Hills, above, a senior at Timberlane Regional High School, is a dedicated Drum Major who loves “the sound of music.” Here she leads the TRHS Marching Band.

PLAISTOW — The Timberlane Middle School PTSA is sponsoring the school’s annual Senior Citizens’ Holiday Tea on Sat., December 1, from 10:00–11:30 a.m.in the school cafeteria.

PLAISTOW — CALLING ALL Timberlane Regional High School graduates of 1988! The Timberlane Regional High School graduating Class of 1988 will hold their 30th class reunion on Sat., November 24, 7:00-11:00 p.m. at Brookstone Park, 14 Route 111, Derry.

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CLAREMONT —An anonymous donor has contributed nearly $30,000 to the Claremont School District to pay down the money owed to the district’s school lunch program. The donor, like many people throughout New Hampshire, was moved by news of the financial struggles within the community and has ste…

KINGSTON/NEWTON — One of the School Board's Subcommittees, Excellence in Student Achievement (EISA) worked hard to develop the benchmarks for Sanborn's Career and College Readiness. Last spring, the School Board adopted the Committee's recommended indicators. Recently, the EISA subcommittee …

FREMONT — The Fremont School District will sponsor an area Child Find Program. The program is designed to identify and screen children from birth through age five who are suspected of having learning disabilities that may interfere with later school progress. The screening is free and availa…

KINGSTON/NEWTON — The Sanborn Girls Basketball Program will host their second annual Blue/Gray Night on Fri., November 16. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. at the Sanborn Regional High School and will involve all levels of female student-athletes in the Sanborn Basketball Program. The night…

EXETER — Inside the welding shop at Seacoast School of Technology, 18 seniors from around the region are perfecting their skills by working on in-house projects and ones commissioned by outside companies.

DURHAM, N.H.—Every year of active participation in New Hampshire 4-H will soon translate to scholarship dollars for Granite Staters admitted to the University of New Hampshire beginning the fall of 2019. First-year students will receive $500 for each year of participation in 4-H, up to 10 ye…

EAST KINGSTON — East Kingston Seniors are invited to come for coffee and pastries on Thurs., November 1 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at East Kingston Elementary School, 5 Andrews Lane.

Donald Woodworth, principal of Timberlane Regional High School, has announced that Daniel Lewis and Connor Newman have been named as Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.

KINGSTON/NEWTON — Budget: This fall the Sanborn Budget Committee has worked with the Administration to answer all current questions, to clear the path for all to concentrate on the new budget proposal beginning in November.

ATKINSON —The Atkinson Congregational Church Scholarship Committee has proudly honored four recipients with its annual scholarship award. The students are Sarah Cole, a senior studying foreign languages at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Shane Monahan, a sophomore at the Unive…

PLAISTOW — Calling all Timberlane Regional High School graduates of 1988! The Timberlane Regional High School graduating Class of 1988 will hold their 30th class reunion on Sat., November 24, 7:00-11:00 p.m. at Brookstone Park, 14 Route 111, Derry.

NEW YORK, NY — The College Board recently unveiled a first-of-its-kind national scholarship program that guides high school students through the college planning process and offers them a chance to earn money for their education for each action they complete. Called the College Board Opportu…

MANCHESTER —The Founders Academy, an open enrollment chartered public school for grades 6-12 in Manchester, is having an Admissions Information Night for prospective families on Thurs., November 8 at 6:00 p.m. The evening's program includes presentations on the school's mission, curriculum, …

MANCHESTER — Find the electricity hidden inside lemons, build a solar oven, race rubber band-powered cars and discover the buzz around pollinators—these and other STEM-powered family activities await at the second annual 4-H Science Bonanza, taking place Sat., December 8 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:3…

They climbed, they created desserts, they drove underwater water robots, they baked bread, they tried out pottery, they saw how a machine can print live cells, they saw the night sky in a planetarium, they drummed and danced – girls and their families had a great time at the G.I.R.L. Expo Ne…

HAMPTON FALLS — Looking for Middle School options in the Seacoast NH? All prospective middle school students and parents welcome to an Open House at Heronfield Academy on Tues., November 13 from 6:15-8:00 p.m. to learn more about an outstanding program for grades 6, 7, & 8.

BRENTWOOD — Students at the Swasey Central School are delving into a new hands-on approach to learning through the STEAM Design Lab.

KINGSTON/NEWTON —There has been a resignation from a Sanborn Regional School Board representative from the town of Kingston.

If you’re thinking of something different and fun to do, Exeter Adult Education is offering courses for the Fall at Exeter High School, pictured above. Some of the many classes offered are: Estate Planning, Genealogy, Public Speaking, Guitar, Investment, Digital Photography, and more. For a …

KINGSTON/NEWTON — I encourage you to attend the next Sanborn Regional School Board meeting on Wed., October 24 at 6:00 p.m. in the Library at Sanborn Regional High School. The following key topics will be discussed:

Sandown residents Isabella Nichols, left, and Alyssa Kontos are members of the East Celebrity Elite Cheer team. The young ladies were out seeking funds for uniforms and competition travel expenses. At right is Michele Kontos, mom advisor.

EXETER — The next registration date for day and evening ESL classes is Mon., October 15 at 9:00 a.m. or 7:00 p.m. at 30 Linden Street, entrance D in Exeter.

KINGSTON/NEWTON — At the Sanborn Regional School District School Board October 3 meeting, District Superintendent Ambrose stated that the preliminary survey now on the front page of the SAU17.org website is going to remain until Fri., October 12. He will be gathering and presenting the resul…

Jessica Smith of East Kingston was among the medical students who received their first white coats at a recent NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) ceremony. NYITCOM students from the Long Island (Old Westbury) campus experienced this rite of passage signifying their official start…

PLAISTOW — Hello Neighbors! Pollard Elementary School in Plaistow is having their 2018 Box Tops for Education Contest between October 1-19. If you have a relative, friend or neighbor that attends Pollard, give them your Box Tops, or drop them off at the main office. The Plaistow Public Libra…

KINGSTON/NEWTON —Thank you to everyone who attended the school board meeting on Wednesday, September 19. Your thoughts, questions, concerns and feedback have been very helpful. I presented some important information at this meeting. You may view the slides I shared by on our website. After c…

The Plaistow Exchange Club held their annual Junior Police Program for the third graders at the Pollard School. Some of the topics that were discussed were stranger danger, why it's important to obey the law, what to do if you get lost, and when to call 911. The children also learned that th…

READING, MA — Austin Preparatory School in Reading is hosting its annual Open House for prospective students in grades 6-12 on Sun., October 28 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at 101 Willow Street in Reading, MA.

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