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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 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, ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Jaffrey-Rindge fundraisers for Destination Imagination  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

The Jaffrey-Rindge Destination Imagination Teams plan to hold a spaghetti supper fundraiser on May 4.The team hopes to raise $27000 over the next four ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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.



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

No one was hurt in a recent incident, but parents expressed concerns about the way they were notified.



Jaffrey-Rindge School District fires back at teachers union  The Union Leader

JAFFREY — The Jaffrey-Rindge School District fired back at the teachers union last week, responding that the teachers had helped create the disputed advisory ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



After criticism following alleged threat, Jaffrey-Rindge district lays out new communications policy  The Keene Sentinel

JAFFREY — Amid complaints from parents that they weren't sufficiently kept in the loop about a recent alleged threat against two students, the Jaffrey-Rindge ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 ...



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 ...



Francis R. Chamberlain | Obituaries  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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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-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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



“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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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: ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Jeanne LaBrie | Obituaries  The Keene Sentinel

Jeanne LaBrie. Jeanne (Faford) LaBrie, 82, a longtime resident of Jaffrey, died peacefully on Friday, May 24, 2019, at the Summerhill Assisted Living Center in ...



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.



Archie Coll Jr. | Obituaries  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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Robert Korpi | Obituaries  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 ...



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 ...



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



Rindge Chamber of Commerce cuts the ribbon on new offices  Monadnock Ledger Transcript

On Thursday, Rindge Chamber of Commerce President Lynda Hunt cut the ribbon on the chamber's new offices – a celebration especially meaningful as the ...



Donna M. Nichols | Obituaries  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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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