Posts Tagged ‘school’

Small Fire in Bathroom at Matthew Thornton School

The Londonderry Fire department responded to what Battalion Chief Jim Roger described as a “very small” fire in a second grade lavatory at Matthew Thornton Elementary School. The fire occurred at 9:47 a.m. Tuesday, April 8. “We responded to a fire alarm activation and we were notified that there was a fire in the second […]

School Bus Stop To Remain Unchanged on Berlang Road

The School District will not move a bus stop on Berlang Road, in spite of a parent’s request that it do so. School District Business Administrator Peter Curro explained to the School Board at its Tuesday, April 1 meeting, that he had been to Berlang Road because of requests to have the bus stop changed. […]

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French Oratory

Londonderry High School senior Gina Occhipinti shows off her certificate of merit after finishing in second place in the French Oratorical Contest sponsored by the Richelieu Club of Manchester. Gina plans to continue studying French next year at the University of New Hampshire.

Preston Carmody and his cousin Emme Carmody were decked out in their swimming gear for the annual Beach Party Dance at Mathew Thornton Elementary School March 27.

Beach Party

Preston Carmody and his cousin Emme Carmody were decked out in their swimming gear for the annual Beach Party Dance at Mathew Thornton Elementary School March 27. The event was part of the school’s “Turn Off Your Screens” week, encouraging students to turn off their gadgets.  Photo by Chris Paul

High School Discipline Numbers
Down, Middle School Numbers Up

Londonderry High School Assistant Principal Katie Sullivan and Londonderry Middle School Assistant Principal Donna Dyer gave the school board the first semester discipline reports for their respective schools, and while discipline instances were down at the high school, the middle school numbers were up. “On a very positive note, 90 percent of our students at […]

School Board Authorizes Funding for Auditorium Study

Tony DeFrancesco, chairman of the Londonderry School Community Auditorium Committee, said he came to Londonderry to teach and coach at the high school and when he got there, found the school did not have an auditorium. He added that he was the husband of the chairperson of the NEASC (New England Association of Schools and […]

Eighth Grade Teacher on Indefinite Leave

Eighth grade Heatwave English and Language Arts teacher Kevin Cavanaugh has left the classroom indefinitely, according to an e-mail sent home to parents by Londonderry Middle School Principal Richard Zacchilli. Asked about the indefinite nature of Cavanaugh’s absence, Zacchilli referred to his e-mail. The e-mail, dated Jan. 27, advises parents that Cavanaugh “will be out […]