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Police: No danger to Jaffrey students after threat  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Officials say people at Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School and Conant High School are safe despite fears in the community that a student had made a ...



Jaffrey-Rindge school community wants answers  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

During a Jaffrey-Rindge School Board meeting Monday night, parents and students demanded quicker, more transparent communication from the district, after ...



Conant principal wins ice race  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

As the Conant boys' basketball team took home their championship this past weekend, the school's principal was taking home a top honor of his own thousands ...



Eighty-seven graduate from Conant High School  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant High School Assistant Principal Richard Simoneau spoke from experience when he preached the importance of connections to the class of 2018 during ...



Students protesting to “Make Conant Great Again”  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A group of Conant High School students hope to “Make Conant Great Again by protesting recent changes made at their school.For the past few weeks, ...



The Way We Were: Conant High school has a rich history  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Conant High School was established in 1870 with a gift of $7000 from John Conant. He had settled in town in 1816, becoming a successful farmer.



Big picture: Art students give Conant High lockers a colorful makeover  The Keene Sentinel

A walk down the hallway at Conant High School in Jaffrey doesn't feature your typical school-day scenery, marked by beige walls and humming fluorescent ...



Jaffrey-Rindge teacher's union files labor complaint against district  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge Education Association has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against the Jaffrey-Rindge School District, alleging that the district made a ...



New grading system in Jaffrey-Rindge school district questioned by parents  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board has agreed to discuss feedback the district is receiving about controversial grading changes being made at the district's middle ...



Jaffrey-Rindge voters consider renovations amid somewhat uncertain future  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Most of the discussion at Jaffrey-Rindge's deliberative session Wednesday was on a $2.1 million bond proposal — and if the school district should ...



Another Jaffrey-Rindge school employee resigns  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Another Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District administrator has announced their resignation from the district.Misty McBrierty, the district's director of ...



Jaffrey-Rindge holds 'state of the district' meeting after issues with communication, turnover and new grading system  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Recently implemented changes at the Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School and Conant High School dominated much of the conversation at a community forum on ...



Jaffrey-Rindge selects new middle/high school principal  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District has hired a new principal of Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School and Conant High School.



Jaffrey-Rindge School District loses another principal  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board accepted the resignation of Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School/Conant High School Assistant Principal Richard Simoneau during a ...



Petition throws supports behind current Jaffrey-Rindge athletic director  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A petition is circulating the Jaffrey-Rindge community to support the school district's current athletic director, who may not have a job with the district next school ...



Parking lot bond, budget to be discussed at Jaffrey-Rindge deliberative  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A $2.1 million bond for elementary school parking lot renovations, a $25.4 million operating budget, and a three-year collective bargaining agreement are ...



Jaffrey-Rindge principal to skate Siberian lake during school break  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Brett Blanchard, the principal at Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School and Conant High School, plans to spend the upcoming school break skating across the world's ...



Jaffrey-Rindge hires interim assistant principal  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School District's interim assistant principal of safety and culture will be a familiar face to many. Michelle Durand, who has worked at the ...



For many in Jaffrey-Rindge district, new assessment system doesn't make the grade  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — It was standing-room only in the music room of Conant High School Monday night as parents, students and teachers gathered to voice their ...



Springfield supporters plan to march in support of his nomination to be new Jaffrey-Rindge activities director  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Residents of Jaffrey and Rindge turned out in large numbers to a School Board meeting on Monday in support of the district's current athletic director, David ...



Candidate Profiles: Jaffrey-Rindge School District  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Candidates for office:* incumbentsAt-large School Board(one three-year seat)Jason BoyleAge: 41Years living in town: 2.5 in Jaffrey (not continuously)Previous ...



State of the school district: Jaffrey-Rindge needs better communication  The Keene Sentinel

RINDGE — When it comes to how the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District can improve, there's one area that parents, administrators and students all ...



Jaffrey-Rindge teachers file complaint | Education  The Union Leader

JAFFREY — Teachers in the Jaffrey-Rindge Education Association want the district to scrap a 20-minute advisory period for students.



Stories of 2018: Jaffrey-Rindge's rocky start  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Administrative turnover and a new grading system created a bit of controversy for the Jaffrey-Rindge School District this year.In March, voters approved ...



Another high-level departure hits Jaffrey-Rindge district  The Keene Sentinel

Amid recent controversy over new grading policies implemented this school year, an administrator in the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District has ...



Jaffrey-Rindge district faces unfair labor complaint from teachers union  The Keene Sentinel

The Jaffrey-Rindge Education Association, a teachers union, has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District.



Jaffrey-Rindge School District announces principal finalists  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Staff ReportThe Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District has announced two finalists for the vacant middle/high school principal position. Finalists David ...



Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District announces first term honor roll  The Keene Sentinel

The following 293 students of the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District (Conant High School/Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School) were named to the honor roll ...



Project Crash comes to Conant on Wednesday  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Jaffrey-RindgeProject Crash comes to Conant on WednesdayA mock distracted driving incident will take place in the Conant High School parking lot on ...



Springfield -- that's Peyton -- joins three siblings in 1000-point club  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Toughness, grit and pride are words that help to define Conant High School's basketball legacy. They are regarded, often, as small-town qualities, ...



Jaffrey-Rindge names interim assistant principal  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Several months after an assistant principal resigned just before the start of a new school year, the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District has ...



Former Conant High star finds a home on college court in Virginia  The Keene Sentinel

Basketball has always provided a path for Eva Hodgson.



JR School Board candidates discuss election platforms  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Three candidates for the at-large Jaffrey-Rindge School Board race were given the opportunity Thursday to discuss their platform in front of area voters.



Departing Conant principal heading to Peterborough Elementary School  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Departing Conant High School Principal Larry Pimental will become the new principal at Peterborough Elementary School. Pimental – who submitted his ...



Parent complaint had been filed against Jaffrey-Rindge curriculum director  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board board has accepted the resignation of the district's director of curriculum and instruction.Little was said during Monday's school ...



A stage for all: Conant High drama club gives everyone a chance to shine  The Keene Sentinel

All the world's a stage — and at Conant High School , students and teachers are working to make that stage a more inclusive place.



CHS/JRMS principal candidates discuss school safety, climate, and more  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

School safety and climate as well as how to transition to a new learning model were just a few of the topics broached by the finalists for the Jaffrey-Rindge ...



Conant to host 10th annual Hoops for Hope event  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — The 10th annual Hoops for Hope event — a set of basketball games held to raise money for local cancer patients — will be held Saturday, Feb. 2.



Conant's mock DWI accident shows dangers of drunk/distracted driving  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant High School students and community members were given a glimpse into the real life dangers of distracted and drunk driving on Wednesday.Students ...



Conant revamps enrichment system  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant High School has revamped its e-block system.The flexible time slot – originally implemented in the 2013-14 school year – was designed to provide ...



Jaffrey-Rindge hires both principal finalists  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District will add both middle/high school principal finalists to the administrative team.The district's school board ...



The grateful 88: Conant High School graduation  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Eighty-eight new windows of opportunity opened Friday at Franklin Pierce University, with Conant High School's class of 2017 graduating and receiving their ...



Jaffrey-Rindge eyes $2.1M proposal for school upgrades  The Keene Sentinel

RINDGE — Proposed renovation projects and planned new positions garnered the most attention at the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District's annual ...



Jaffrey-Rindge students emphasize the importance of inclusion  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — As students funneled into the cafeteria at Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Friday, each was given a brightly colored paper hand.



One-time Conant standout fills starting role for nationally ranked Bentley team  The Keene Sentinel

For Maddy Springfield, basketball is art, each game a new blank canvass.



Girls' tennis: Bow gets best of Conant once again  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Conant High School girls' tennis team was once again thwarted by the Bow Falcons on Monday, losing each of their doubles sets and all but one of their ...



Francis R. Chamberlain  The Keene Sentinel

Francis R. Chamberlain. Francis R. “Mickey” Chamberlain, 85, of Jaffrey died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at Maplewood Nursing Home in ...



Police investigate shooting threat at Conant  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Jaffrey-Rindge School District administration and the Jaffrey Police Department have investigated a “low-level” threat at Conant High School, determining that ...



Rindge voters could opt to take a look at withdrawing from Jaffrey-Rindge school district  The Keene Sentinel

RINDGE — A proposal to study the possibility of dissolving the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District will come before Rindge voters during town-meeting ...



Conant named top school  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant named top school- Conant High School has been named one of the top ten public high schools in the state by a national media company.U.S. News ...



Boys' soccer: ConVal hosts Lebanon Saturday; game will be played at Conant High School  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The No. 1 ConVal boys' soccer team will play No. 9 Lebanon in the quarterfinal round of the NHIAA Division II playoffs on Saturday at 2 p.m. Due to field ...



Aho tops for JRMS at state meet  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

On her final run for the Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School Cardinals cross country team, 8th grader Kylie Aho once again lead her team to a tremendous 10th place ...



Student creates outdoor learning center at Jaffrey Grade School for Eagle project  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant High School sophomore Trevor Pierce went back to his roots when digging for inspiration for his Eagle Scout project. The 16-year-old Jaffrey resident ...



St. Patrick's Day Parade In Jaffrey, NH Returns With Bigger Second Year  Broadway World

Jaffrey is about to turn green once again as it hosts its 2nd Annual Jaffrey St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade debuted last year and had an estimated ...



Peyton Springfield joins family in the 1000-point club  The Keene Sentinel

Conant High basketball player Peyton Springfield reached his 1000 point on Saturday, a feat reached by his dad, aunt and three siblings.



Local Roundup: Woodsville Girls Ride Into Semifinals; Lebanon Boys Eliminate  Valley News

Bethlehem, n.h. — The surging Woodsville High girls soccer team took another step forward with a 2-0 victory over host Profile in the NHIAA Division IV ...



Local teams head to international problem-solving competition  The Keene Sentinel

At next month's Destination Imagination Global Finals in Kansas City, Mo., the Monadnock Region will be well represented, with teams from four local schools ...



JR school board agrees to demolish home on district-owned property  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board has officially expressed its intent demolish a house on 30 Charlonne St.The motion made Monday was considered more of a ...



Atlas' Pelkey named Rindge Chamber's Business Leader of the Year  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The head of New England's oldest and largest fireworks company is no stranger to traveling the globe and picking up awards along the way, but sometimes it's ...



Jaffrey to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with gala parade  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Although you'll be hard-pressed to find any pots of gold or miniature, shoe-mending men in Jaffrey this weekend, Sunday's second annual St.



Team effort: Conant students assemble to build a better greenhouse  The Keene Sentinel

Did you ever wonder when you'd use the skills you learned in high school geometry?



“Jake's van” donated to local nonprofit  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A dormant memorial van at the Jaffrey-Rindge School District has been given new life after being donated to a local nonprofit.The district's school board ...



Pod Free or Die: Episode 2  The Keene Sentinel

Donald Trump impersonator Eric Jackman of Peterborough talks about his work and his lifelong interest in politics, beginning as a student at Conant High ...



Holiday events around region  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Over the next few weeks, towns all over the Monadnock region will be hosting holiday-themed eventsANTRIMFestival of Trees: James A. Tuttle Library, Open ...



Water main, sidewalk replacements on Jaffrey warrant  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A $2.84 million water main replacement project and two sidewalk projects will appear on the Jaffrey warrant in 2019.The three projects were among the more ...



District OKs program of studies  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School Board approved student and staff handbooks for each of the four schools in the district, as well as a program of studies for Conant ...



Past experience, local ties helping Springfield in new position  The Keene Sentinel

There is little doubt that Dave Springfield has made his mark in the Monadnock region.



Voting 2019: budget hearings, deliberative sessions, town meetings  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Budget hearing: Monday, Feb. 11 at the town hall at 7 p.m.. Ballot voting: Tuesday, March 12 upstairs at the town hall from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Town Meeting: ...



Project Shakespeare to bring 'Of Mice and Men' to FPU  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Project Shakespeare in partnership with Franklin Pierce University will present John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men on Saturday, April 27 at 3 p.m. at Franklin ...



Superintendent releases letter about incident regarding flag of Kekistan  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A flag associated with white supremacy and the alt-right movement displayed at a Conant High School pep rally has caused the Superintendent of the ...



Leonard Holmes, the Conant High School music teacher who was placed on leave last month, was investigated by Jaffrey police  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Leonard Holmes, the Conant High School music teacher who was placed on leave last month, was investigated by Jaffrey police.



Archie Coll Jr.  The Keene Sentinel

Archie Coll Jr. Archie Coll Jr. died peacefully at his home, Coll's Farm in Jaffrey, while surrounded by his loving family on Jan. 4, 2019, after a brief illness.



Robert Korpi  The Keene Sentinel

Robert Korpi. Robert Reuben Korpi, 78, longtime resident of Jaffrey, died at his home after a period of declining health on Aug. 15, 2018, surrounded by his ...



This bunch is headed to Tennessee for DI Globals  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

This bunch is headed to Tennessee for DI Globals- When it comes to the Banana Squad, the smaller the group, the tighter the bunch.Conant High School's ...



Jaffrey voters drive defeat of school district funding formula change  The Keene Sentinel

After months of contentious debate, voters in the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District rejected a change to the district's apportionment formula Tuesday.



Springfield new AD at Conant  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

David Springfield is returning to the world of Conant sports — this time, as the athletic director.“I'm extremely excited,” Springfield said. “I haven't really felt this ...



Jaffrey-Rindge to put apportionment change article on March ballot  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School Board continues to be divided about a potential change to the district's apportionment formula.The board voted 5-2 on ...



For high school seniors, the last of the firsts  The Keene Sentinel

SWANZEY CENTER — Across the Monadnock Region this week, students of all ages paused outside front doors and beside school bus stops for parents to ...



Thomas A. Lambert  The Keene Sentinel

Thomas A. Lambert. Thomas A. Lambert, 60, of Jaffrey passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, July 20, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ...



In Texas border city, migrants face dubious fate  The Keene Sentinel

Editor's note: The author taught English at Conant High School in Jaffrey from 1990-2011 and is now retired. She lives in Sharon.



Conant class of 1966 celebrates 50th reunion  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Conant High School Class of 1966 celebrated their 50th class reunion at the Shattuck Golf Club. Left to right, first row: Diane Prescott Martin, Anne Gilmore ...



Conant, FPU students get together to read  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Students from Franklin Pierce University and Conant High School converged on Tuesday to celebrate Willa Cather's “My Antonia” as a part of the NEA Big Read.



Donna M. Nichols  The Keene Sentinel

Donna M. Nichols. Donna M. Nichols, 70, of Keene Road, Winchester, passed away at her home on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, surrounded in the love of her family, ...



From Conant to 'Coco': In movies, a Jaffrey native makes his mark  The Keene Sentinel

As millions of people tuned in to the Academy Awards earlier this month, Jaffrey native Jeff Stone was watching, too. But for Stone, the motivation was personal.



Town meeting roundup 2019: From Alton to Wolfeboro | Local & County  The Union Leader

A look around the state at selected Town Meeting agendas.



Conant sends Class of 2014 into next chapter  The Keene Sentinel

RINDGE — Members of the Conant High School Class of 2014 officially closed the books on their high school careers before a crowd of several hundred friends ...



Jaffrey-Rindge students design shoes for contest  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Four Conant High School students were recently given the opportunity to design custom Vans shoes for a chance to win their school's art program $50000.



Run the world: Keene High grad preps for international career  The Keene Sentinel

As the end of graduation season nears, many high school seniors are preparing for their next steps into the “real world.” Just a few years ago, so was Keene ...



ConVal narrows principal search down to two  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A committee of members at ConVal have whittled down a group of potential candidates for the high school principal position down to two.Superintendent ...



John Langlois is new head basketball coach at Mascenic  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

John Langlois has been named the new boys' basketball head coach at Mascenic Regional High School. Langlois, who's coached Newmarket, Somersworth, ...



On the job learning  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

After reading some stories, playing with blocks and helping pre-K students at Rindge Memorial School with the coloring a rainbow, Kerrigan Bergeron turned her ...



Flag associated with racism displayed at Conant pep rally  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Two students' display of a flag associated with white supremacy at a Conant High School pep rally two weeks ago prompted an investigation into ...



New principal to take helm at high school  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

John J. Barth, the lone candidate named by the Mascenic school board, has been confirmed as the new principal for the high school.The School Board ...



Jaffrey Grade School part of legacy of rural schools  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — The 1938 Jaffrey Grade School was the sixth schoolhouse built in School District No. 2. As in most of the towns in rural New Hampshire, original ...



Rindge native killed in murder-suicide  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A woman with ties to the Monadnock region was found dead in North Carolina on Monday, a victim of what police are calling a murder-suicide. Rebecca Ann ...



Beyond the sea: Ten-year-old from Peterborough works to help endangered turtles  The Keene Sentinel

Ten-year-old Heidi Bell has two main goals: save the sea turtles, and learn as much as she can about octopuses.



Shakespeare Festival  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Jaffrey's Meetinghouse was once again replete with the words of William Shakespeare on Friday, as students from the Jaffrey-Rindge School District performed ...



NBA shooting coach Hopla visits Conant High School  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — If you had to name the best basketball shooters of all-time, the name Dave Hopla most likely wouldn't come to mind. But at Conant High School's ...



ConVal reinstates athletic fees after two-year study  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

ConVal High School plans to put athletic fees back in place for all of its sports starting in the fall, based on the results of a study into whether the fees impacted ...



Computers in the classroom: One purposeful step at a time  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Bringing technology into the Jaffrey-Rindge School District is much more than staying in touch with the latest educational trends. It's about giving students the ...



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