Young Sandown Inventor Win Awards

SANDOWN – Students at Sandown North and Central Schools were recently lauded for their skills in invention at the Young Inventors’ Program Celebration in Penacook. Each year in March, young inventors from across New Hampshire get together at Merrimack Valley High School in Penacook to showcase their creativity and problem-solving skills and be rewarded and recognized for their efforts. The inventions and presentations are often honed through Invention Conventions at their schools. Administered by […]

HMS Students Move On in Oratorical Contest

HAMPSTEAD – The largest group of eighth graders at Hampstead Middle School to participate in the American Legion Oratorical Contest took part in the 2014 event Friday morning. The subject for the student presentations was the Constitution and its amendments. Mackenzie Finocchiaro, who spoke on the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, was chosen as the winner, […]

Pictured are cast members from the upcoming Kids Coop Theatre production of “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Photo by Penny Williams

Teen Directors Guide Kids Coop’s ‘Little Mermaid Jr.’

The upcoming Kids Coop Theatre production of “The Little Mermaid Jr.” is this year’s annual Young Directors Show. Three of the group’s older teen members have been given the opportunity to take charge of the creative process while being mentored in their director roles by professionals. The teen play director is Claire Neville, 17, of Londonderry, a senior at Holy Family Academy in Manchester. “The thought of […]


Spelling Champ

Rasika Iyer is the winner of the Hampstead Academy Spelling Bee. The competition was held Jan. 29 during the Language Arts classes. Coming in second was Dhilan Soundar. Rasika won the final round with the word “mercurial.” She will represent Hampstead Academy at the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee on March 1 at the Capitol Center […]

Pinkerton Academy 2013-2014 Term 2 Honors

Pinkerton Academy 2013-2014 Term 2 Honors Seniors Alexandria Albano, Derry; Danielle Albano, Derry; Samantha Albano, Derry; Edith Allard, Chester; Shyanne Almeida-Pereira, Derry; Erik Anderson, Derry; Mason Anderson, Derry; Sarah Anderson, Derry; Mitchel Anzivino, Derry; Don Arsenault III, Derry; Kendra Asaph, Derry; Brandilynn Barker, Derry; Tarah Begley, E Hampstead; Marissa Bennett, Hampstead; Richard Berardi, Derry; Dylan […]

Pinkerton Academy 2013-2014 Term 2 Highest Honors

Pinkerton Academy 2013-2014 Term 2 Highest Honors Seniors Karla Accorto, Chester; Christian Albertelli, Chester; Andrea Albrecht, Hampstead; Nicholas Auger, Hampstead; Jessica Barlow, Derry; Chelsea Bousquet, Derry; Morgan Brady, Derry; Diana Calvetti, Chester; Caleb Carrier Mortensen, Derry; Briana Clark, Hampstead; Michael Cooney, Derry; Daniel Courter, Derry; Emily Crow, Derry; Tiffany Eaton, Derry; Kelly Fitzsimmons, Auburn; Colleen […]


Christopher Robinson Attains Eagle Scout Rank

SANDOWN – Sandown Boy Scout Troop 268’s latest Eagle Scout, Christopher Robinson, was honored recently in a ceremony attended by fellow scouts, peers, family, friends and community leaders. Robinson’s Court of Honor put him firmly within a family tradition of earning the rank. Not only does his father, Tim Robinson, longtime scout leader and founder of […]


Award Winner

Rory Fawcett of Chester, a Pinkerton Academy graduate, was awarded a $2,500 Hartmann-Conco Sports Medicine Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Scholarship Award for academic achievement at the 2014 EATA annual conference in Connecticut. She is a senior athletic training major at Ithaca College and a Pinkerton sports standout. She represented Ithaca in the EATA Quiz Bowl. […]