Education

NCA soccer wraps up undefeated season as champions

The Griffins soccer team had a winning season this year, coming in first place in their league. NCA once again partnered with Mount Zion Christian School and local homeschoolers to form their co-ed varsity soccer team, playing against co-ed teams and all-boys teams. NCA's new athletic ...

NCA alum develops business

When it comes to starting a business, the possibilities are truly endless. All it takes is the dedication and passion of an individual to make a difference, using the skills and talents one possesses. Former NCA student Emily Desaulniers is one such individual. Having a passion and enjoyment ...

ASD organizes internships

Over the summer, many students at the Academy for Science and Design interned with local businesses and organizations. Graduation requirements at ASD demand that students intern for at least 100 hours to obtain real-world knowledge and expertise in a specialized field. Students must complete ...

Alvirne band, color guard wow crowd at the Salem Band Show

There's no doubt that football season is one of the most anticipated times of the year at Alvirne High School. That's because, just like it is at other high schools, Alvirne football games aren't just about football. At the start of halftime, the spotlight turns to the Alvirne High School ...

Meeting the new teachers at Nashua Christian Academy

One of the most exciting things about each new school year is meeting new people. This year, Nashua Christian Academy not only has new students, but new teachers. Kara Lafon is a teacher brand new to the school, and David Schutt is a returning teacher who taught at the school nearly a decade ...

Experienced teachers join faculty of Nashua’s ASD

The Academy for Science and Design recently started its 10th year of operations, continuing to receive national recognition for excellence and advancing from 50th to 44th in the nation in Newsweek's America's Top High Schools (out of 28,000 high schools). This academic year, the school was ...

Claw dives into new school year

School has settled, and clubs are beginning to emerge once again at Souhegan. The Claw, Souhegan's digital magazine, is back in full swing, with many new staff members. The Claw officially launched last fall with a solid core group of student writers, photographers, video editors as well as ...

South will hold mock election

It is election time at Nashua High School South. Led by teacher Katherine Johnson, the AP Government & Politics class will conduct a mock election for South students. This election is scheduled for Nov. 4 during third block. Election booths will be set up in the South library to allow ...

BG hosts Victory Academy to teach about leadership

Bishop Guertin students have the opportunity to learn about leadership at the school's first-ever Victory Academy program, led by alumnus Brendan Keegan, of the Class of '87. Keegan is the founder of the company Velocity Performance, which has put on the Victory Academy program at a number of ...

HB students make music at Southern NH band festival

The Hollis Brookline Concert Band is off to another impressive start this year. A select number of students were invited to partake in the prestigious Southern New Hampshire Concert Band Festival on Sunday, Sept. 25. Directed by Diane Francoeur, a band director at Manchester High School West, ...

South graduation: Mix of nostalgia and excitement

Bittersweet. Like the coffee from all the 7 a.m. Dunkin trips before first block, when we were bleary-eyed and sleep-deprived, clumsily trying to smuggle in the cup of black coffee past the security office. Nostalgic. The last lunch from the cafeteria, the gooey yellow nacho cheese and corn ...

South students rally in Sidewalk Solidarity with Orlando victims

In the wake of the recent tragedies in Orlando, Nashua South students stepped up to show their support. The deaths of 49 people at a gay nightclub and the injuring of 53 more, by a single gunman, has shaken the nation. It is an attack on the U.S., on the LBGT community, on freedom. Lisa ...

Seniors go out in style

This past week, students at Merrimack High School celebrated their final week at school. The celebrations are titled "Senior Week" and include senior-only activities, such as a trip to Six Flags New England and a semi-formal dance on the M/S Mount Washington. All of the ...

What impact do ‘food deserts’ have on the Earth?

Humans have roamed the earth for 200,000 years, but only 10,000 years ago, with the dawn of agriculture, do we consider them to have become civilized. This agricultural society colonized the cultures of hunters and gatherers, eventually creating the industrial agriculture we know today. Our ...

Souhegan writer goes to the woods

Every person has a place where they belong. For some people, this place is a sports field; for others, this place is a church. For me, this place is in the woods, which was a good start for the New England Young Writers' Conference. However, this Vermont mountain setting was not the only ...

BG seniors reflect on time at high school, lessons learned

As the school year draws to a close, Bishop Guertin is preparing to say goodbye to the Class of 2016. The graduating class has been making the most of its last week together with a number of events leading up to graduation on Sunday, June 5, including the class trip to Canobie Lake Park, the ...

Teachers are taking a digital approach

Technology creates new opportunities, and teachers are beginning to integrate more of it into their classrooms. One of these technologies, dubbed "Google Classrooms," is an online blog where teachers can post assignments, announcements, video lectures, useful tools and ...

Elm Street Middle School honor roll

NASHUA – Elm Street Middle School announced its honor roll for the second trimester of the 2015-16 school year. ALL ‘A’ HONOR ROLL GRADE 6: Nadine Benamara, Lauren Bernard, Kaitlyn Birr, Melody Burrows, Isabella Collins, Jason Constant, Koustav Datta, Ariana ...

Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School honor roll

NASHUA – Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2015-16 school year. PRINCIPAL’S LIST GRADE 8: Elizabeth Bonnette, Faith Buttrick, Aleah DuBois, Timothy Eckert, Elizabeth Field, Katarina Junod, Arushi Kalpande, ...

Students have mixed feelings about assessment recovery policy

Part of the new competency grading system is the practice of "recovery," or a means by which students can make up or redo assessments to increase their grade. Some teachers have been supportive of this new policy. Matthew Fenlon, the AP World History teacher, has mixed ...