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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 ...



Jaffrey Grade School students learn and bond with high school athletes  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

It's been almost two decades since Nancy Springfield first introduced the Conant Athletes Reading for Enrichment program at Jaffrey Grade School.And each ...



Jaffrey-Rindge residents air concerns after alleged threat  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Frustrations surfaced during a community forum at Conant High School Tuesday night as residents aired questions and concerns amid an ...



Jaffrey-Rindge community members rally in support of school athletic director  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Community members in Jaffrey and Rindge are rallying around the school district's athletic director in the midst of concerns that, come next year, ...



Teen charged with threatening Jaffrey-Rindge students, witness tampering  The Union Leader

A 17-year-old is being charged after he allegedly made threats against Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School and Conant High School students.



Rindge could pull out of SAU47  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A proposal put forth by Rindge to study withdrawing from the Jaffrey-Rindge School District could have an impact on whether parking lot reconstruction at the ...



Jaffrey-Rindge School District responds to labor complaint  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge School District has denied all allegations made by the district's teachers' union in a recently filed unfair labor practice complaint.



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.



Jaffrey-Rindge residents again rally behind athletic director, 'hometown boy'  The Keene Sentinel

RINDGE — In a tense school board meeting at Rindge Memorial School Monday night, the public comment portion of the agenda lasted for more than an hour, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 opts for both an athletic and activities director  The Keene Sentinel

RINDGE — A popular athletic director who was slated to lose his job next year will continue working for the Jaffrey-Rindge school district and step into the role ...



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 ...



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 ...



Conant graduates 88 students  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Appreciate the people around you, trust yourself and make deliberate choices, members of the graduating class of 2019 encouraged their fellow graduates.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



After parents complain, Jaffrey school opens up on emergency procedures  The Union Leader

JAFFREY — School officials made public the district's emergency communications procedures this week after parents complained about the way an alleged ...



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 ...



Conant track team supporting one of their own  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

After a single car accident on Saturday sent 16-year-old Daniel Bryant of Jaffrey by helicopter to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester with serious ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District announces 3rd term honor roll  The Keene Sentinel

The following 303 students in grades 6-12 were named to the honor roll at Conant High School/Jaffrey-Rindge Middle School for the third term of the 2018-2019 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Conant High officials speak on decision not to notify parents of gun threat  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — After learning from media reports that police had investigated a student's comment about bringing a gun to Conant High School, some parents say ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



Conant's envirothon team takes top honor in state  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

A Conant High School Envirothon team has once again taken the top spot in the state's annual competition. Conant fielded two teams at this year's NH ...



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 ...



Jaffrey firefighter suffers fatal overdose | Public Safety  The Union Leader

The family of a Jaffrey firefighter is speaking out after she died from an accidental drug overdose.



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

Basketball has always provided a path for Eva Hodgson.



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 ...



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 ...



Jaffrey-Rindge parents reiterate concerns over grading practices  The Keene Sentinel

RINDGE — For the second week in a row, parents in the Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District expressed concerns about new grading practices.



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 ...



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.



Jaffrey Festival of Fireworks festival blasts off Saturday  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The theme for this year's Jaffrey Festival of Fireworks will take you back to a time when peace, love and music reigned supreme.This weekend is the 50th ...



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 ...



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 ...



Jaffrey-Rindge Lions re-induct last remaining original member  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge Lions Club honored its roots on Thursday by inducting the last remaining member of the original club as an honorary member.At his home on ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Former Division I ice hockey coach nominated for Jaffrey-Rindge activities director  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Former Division I women's ice hockey coach Heather Linstad was expected to be nominated for the new Jaffrey-Rindge activities director position at Monday's ...



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 ...



Jaffrey firefighters mourn one of their own  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Firefighters from around the region paid respect to one of their own last week, Jaffrey firefighter Cara Campbell, who died of an accidental drug overdose on May ...



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 ...



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 ...



She's beaten the odds  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

When Amy Olson was born, doctors told her family that she would likely be deaf, blind, unable to walk, and would need a feeding tube to eat. There was even a ...



James C. Devlin  The Keene Sentinel

James C. Devlin. James C. “Jim” Devlin, 68, of Tega Cay, S.C., and formerly of Jaffrey, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at the Impasse Health ...



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.



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 ...



Ian Springfield  The Keene Sentinel

Ian Springfield. Ian Springfield, 50, of Keene, died peacefully on June 1, 2019, in his home after a lengthy illness. Ian was born in Peterborough on Dec.



Rindge citizen, young citizen named during tree lighting on Friday  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

This year's Rindge Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year are the epitome of everything great about the town of Rindge, according to those who ...



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 ...



Conant sends Class of 2014 into next chapter | Local News | sentinelsource.com  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 ...



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 ...



Taking measure of a new model: competency-based education  The Keene Sentinel

When people ask Brian Stack about competency-based education, he likes to use the analogy of a driving test.



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 ...



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 ...



Keene State basketball coach announces staff for summer camp  The Keene Sentinel

Keene State College men's basketball Coach Ryan Cain has announced his staff for the upcoming Owls Basketball Camp, which is set to take place in July.



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 ...



George 'Ed' Stockdale Jr.  The Keene Sentinel

George 'Ed' Stockdale Jr. George “Ed” Stockdale Jr., 59, of Ware, Mass., died peacefully on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mass., ...



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 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.



When school's out, agencies rally to keep area children well fed  The Keene Sentinel

As summer vacation approaches, many local kids are likely looking forward to family outings, summer camp adventures and days by the pool.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

A look around the state at selected Town Meeting agendas.



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 ...



Robichaud/Whipple engagement  The Keene Sentinel

Maureen Robichaud and James Whipple are engaged to marry July 7, 2018.



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 ...



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 ...



Mascenic: Langille named assistant principal  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

School Counseling Director Charles Langille has been promoted to Mascenic's assistant principal position.Langille, a 1992 alum of Mascenic, returned to the ...



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 ...



Rindge Citizen, Young Citizen of the Year announced  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Reverend David Jadlocki of the First Congregational Church in Rindge has been named this year's Rindge Citizen of the Year. Jadlocki, in an interview Monday ...



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