Education

Chinese students visit Nashua

NASHUA – Students in Kori Kennedy’s Visual Communications class at Nashua High School North on Friday learned their peers in China typically attend school 15 hours per day, six days a week. Yanghui Peng, who also goes by Gloria, was one of 15 students from China who are visiting the ...

Got tech?

HOLLIS – Gadgets blinking tiny lights and visual reality goggles were exhibited by company techies who recently answered students’ questions about building spaceships and fine-tuning robots. Hollis Brookline High School was filled with brain power. The hubbub that focused on science, ...

SOUP-er-BOWL: Students sacking hunger with canned food drive

NASHUA – Most New Englanders will spend this weekend gearing up to watch the Patriots head to yet another Super Bowl, but Nashua students at Dr. Norman W. Crisp Elementary School geared up for their own celebration Friday. But it was no Super Bowl. It was a Soup-er-Bowl. The school’s ...

Well Read

NASHUA – What do a police officer, a school board member, a firefighter and the “Tooth Fairy” have in common? The four of them spent time on Friday reading to Mount Pleasant Elementary School students to celebrate World Read Aloud Day. “It’s always nice to bring in people from the ...

School Choice information provided

NASHUA — School Choice for New Hampshire hosted an information session surrounding homeschooling at the Nashua Public Library last week. Michelle Levell, School Choice for New Hampshire director and Granite State Home Educators co-founder, said she hosted information sessions around the ...

New scholarship fund for engineering students

NASHUA – New Hampshire students interested in pursuing a career in engineering will soon be eligible for the Norman F. and Marilyn W. Jones Scholarship Fund, a new fund through the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. Founded in 1962, the organization is recognized as New Hampshire’s ...

ASD students named scholarship candidates

NASHUA – Four seniors from the Academy for Science and Design Charter School (ASD) are among the 4,500 candidates in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2019. The ...

My Brother’s Keeper grants available

NASHUA – Mayor Jim Donchess and members of the My Brother’s Keeper board proudly announced the Nashua MBK Mini Grant Program Thursday afternoon. In building off the board’ continued work, this program intends to cultivate partnerships across agencies and sectors in the city with three ...

Local elementary student named National Geographic Geography Bee champion

On January 3, Yash Patel, a fifth grade student at Main Dunstable Elementry School, and a second time champion, won the school-level championship competition of the National Geographic Bee, moving him one step closer to the national championship and a $50,000 college scholarship. The top 3 ...

Gallery at the Wall deadline is quickly approaching

NASHUA – With time for submissions for the Rotary Common Park Gallery at the Wall project running short, young artists across Greater Nashua are finishing their projects. With a theme of “Together we rise! Weaving the Social and Cultural Fabric of Nashua Through the Celebration of ...

Nashua social justice activist selected as finalist in contest

NASHUA – City resident Jordan Thompson will be among 10 young men of color and 12 adults traveling to Oakland, California, to attend the MBK (My Brother’s Keeper) Rising! Conference, set for Feb. 18. My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge, which was adopted by Mayor Jim Donchess and ...

Art and Government

CONCORD – Nine students from Bishop Guertin High School on Wednesday performed for Gov. Chris Sununu and members of the Executive Council during the bimonthly meeting. Three of the school’s chamber ensembles (flute duet, clarinet quartet, and saxophone trio) traveled to the State House ...

High schoolers to dive into a good cause

NASHUA – Students at both of Nashua’s high schools will be taking a dive into the cold waves at Hampton Beach during the Penguin Plunge next weekend to raise money for the Special Olympics New Hampshire. “It’s a really great cause for students and staff to participate in,” Mike ...

Nashua kindergarten registration this week

NASHUA – School District officials are encouraging parents to sign their children up for kindergarten. Registration begins Thursday, at which time parents will have the opportunity to sign their children up for kindergarten in one of Nashua’s 12 elementary schools: Amherst Street ...

Student election fuels Nashua school feud

NASHUA – The process of electing two new student representatives to the Nashua Board of Education is fueling a feud between Superintendent Jahmal Mosley and board member Doris Hohensee. “Ms. Hohensee, we are here to stay and you will not deter us or bring chaos to this school system ...

Reading program celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

NASHUA – The Mayor’s Winter Reading Program has been going strong since it kicked off in mid-December and on Monday, the program’s second event took place at the Arlington Street Community Center. With the challenge’s central theme being diversity, it was only fitting that an event be ...

NTC Works to align curriculum

NASHUA – In efforts to continue the vertical alignment between the city’s middle schools and high schools, volunteers from the Nashua Technology Center’s Culinary program traveled with teacher David Quimby to each of the middle schools last week. This isn’t the first time the Nashua ...

Bronchodilator pilot program aids lung health

NASHUA – According to Breathe New Hampshire, a nonprofit organization with a primary focus on lung health, one in nine residents in New Hampshire have asthma. In recent years, the state has worked to make accommodations for those suffering from the condition, especially students. In May ...

Children’s Literacy Foundation Grant returns to Nashua

NASHUA – Students in the 21st Century Extended Day program at Fairgrounds Elementary School will get a chance to meet a Vermont or New Hampshire author or storyteller and take a few books home thanks to the Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF). The foundation is a nonprofit organization ...

Nashua student earns recognition

NASHUA – Tejas Sathyamurthi, a senior at Nashua High School South, recently received the honor of being one of 300 students who were picked as scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, a prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Regeneron’s website states ...