‘Cover Photos’

Career Day hosted by Gilbert H. Hood Middle School for eighth-grade students.

Early Career Choices

Madison Sullivan assumed the role of an immunologist last week at the Career Day hosted by Gilbert H. Hood Middle School for eighth-grade students. Here she takes her chances with the “Wheel of Reality” to help determine her income.

Environmental Studies students at Pinkerton Academy fired up the evaporator in their newly constructed sugar shack for what may be the last time this season.

Season’s End

Environmental Studies students at Pinkerton Academy fired up the evaporator in their newly constructed sugar shack for what may be the last time this season. With temperatures being less than cooperative, maple syrup production was down to 12 gallons this year. Photo by Chris Paul

Mariah Larocque and Chris Kormisarek are pictured performing “Whatever Lola Wants” at the Stockbridge Theatre.

‘Damn’ Good Show

Mariah Larocque and Chris Kormisarek are pictured performing “Whatever Lola Wants” during the Pinkerton Players performance of “Damn Yankees” last week at the Stockbridge Theatre.  Photo by Chris Paul

Second graders had a blast at the annual South Range Elementary School’s Sock Hop on Wednesday, March 18.

Knocked Off Her Socks

Second graders Tayla Williams and Lillian Foti had a blast at the annual South Range Elementary School’s Sock Hop on Wednesday, March 18. All grades were well represented at the dance, which gave students a chance to cut loose.  Photo by Chris Paul

Pinkerton Academy Environmental Studies program student checks a collection bucket for sap near the newly constructed sugar shack.

Slow Start

Pinkerton Academy Environmental Studies program student Lukas Tripodi checks a collection bucket for sap near the newly constructed sugar shack, in background. The season will be a short one, with temperatures not cooperating and vey little sap collected so far. Photo by Chris Paul

Hunter Rathburn, playing Conrad Birdie, sings a song with Erin Parker during a rehearsal for the Gilbert H. Hood Middle School production of “Bye Bye Birdie.”

Birdie Takes Flight

Hunter Rathburn, playing Conrad Birdie, sings a song with Erin Parker during a rehearsal for the Gilbert H. Hood Middle School production of “Bye Bye Birdie.”   Photo by Chris Paul

The Greater Derry Public Health Network held a training session on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at West Running Brook Middle School to prepare areas in an emergency situation.

Lots of Cots

The Greater Derry Public Health Network held a  training session on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at West Running Brook Middle School to prepare areas in an emergency situation. Pictured, Kathleen Bourque, one of the students from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in Manchester, numbers cots to be used during a pandemic. Photo by Chris Paul

Seventh graders at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School play a game of Tug of War in what turned out to be ideal weather conditions for the school’s annual Winter Carnival.

Heave Ho in the Snow

Seventh graders at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School play a game of Tug of War on Thursday, Feb., 20, in what turned out to be ideal weather conditions for the school’s annual Winter Carnival, held just before Winter Break.  Photo by  Chris Paul