Education

Hallowell resigns from Nashua BOE

NASHUA – Robert Hallowell resigned from the Nashua Board of Education Monday night after a decade of service, citing “frustrations” with administration and concerns over the “value” of the current shift in focus of the board. Hallowell is currently in the middle of his third term, ...

Hallowell resigns from Nashua BOE

NASHUA- Citing “an array of special interests” that have “made governing the district difficult if not impossible,” longtime Board of Education member Robert Hallowell resigned Monday night from the seat he’s held for 10 years. “I have tried in my 10 years on the board to listen to ...

Nashua’s Title I schools receive hundreds of snack donations

NASHUA – To students at Title I Preschool Thursday morning, the visiting representatives from St. Joseph Hospital were “superheroes.” St. Joseph, partnering with Nabisco, donated several carloads worth of cookies, chips, cereals, crackers and other nonperishable snacks to Nashua’s ...

Girls explore STEM career paths at Nashua South

NASHUA – Girl power was the focus of the day at Nashua High School South Tuesday as organizers and presenters welcomed more than 100 female students to explore the possibilities in the science, technology, engineering and math fields during the fourth annual Girls in STEM event. The seminar, ...

Town looks at feasibility of addition

MERRIMACK – The Merrimack School District plans to reach out to an architectural firm with the goal of developing a feasibility report about the potential construction of an addition onto Merrimack High School that would house the district’s administrative and special education offices. In ...

ASD students compete at Dyn’s Hack-a-Palooza

For the third year in a row, Dyn Inc., an Internet performance management company based in Manchester, hosted a programming competition for high school students. This year's contest, termed the Dyn Hack-a-Palooza, took place on Friday, Nov. 4. Sixteen teams of three students each, hailing ...

Off to the (chariot) races!

On Oct. 31, two chariots made of cardboard were brought out to the track at Milford High School. These chariots had been made by groups of students, ready for a race soon to begin for a prize: a new tablet. As they were lined up at the start - "horses" and ...

Behind the scenes of the Merrimack band

If you have gone to a football game at Merrimack High, then you have probably seen the band playing the halftime show. Perhaps you have seen one of their concerts, or performing in the Christmas or Memorial Day parades. But you probably don't know much about what goes on behind the scenes, ...

But I’m 18: The non-voting population everyone forgets

Every year, millions of kids come of age in the U.S. Some turn 18 within weeks - even days - of the election. This year being an election year, these votes become even more important, as they affect America's future as a whole. But what about the others, the kids who turn 18 right after the ...

ASD English class meets author

On Thursday, Oct. 13, the Academy for Science and Design's advanced language and composition class traveled to Boston to see Jeannette Walls, the author of the critically acclaimed novel "The Glass Castle." In the memoir, Walls recounts a bittersweet childhood with ...

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 ...