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Letter: Consolidation isn’t worth the disruption
03-05-2024 8:00 AM

I do not believe closing the four elementary schools will ultimately save any money or lower taxes. In fact, I predict the task of actually performing the reorganization could run into all types of unexpected problems which will be costly. Solving...

Letter: What ConVal doesn’t say
03-05-2024 8:00 AM

The Conval School Board is stuck in myopia. Over and over again, they blame the small schools for their troubles – “We keep having to cut middle and high schools because of the cost of running these small schools.” (Dick Dunning, Dec. 19). Would it be...

ConVal schedules kindergarten registration
03-01-2024 1:21 PM

CONVALDistrict sets kindergarten registrationConVal will hold kindergarten registration and screening Tuesday, March 19 (snow date March 21), from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Peterborough Elementary School for children living in the district towns of Dublin,...

Local sports roundup – ConVal’s Sophia Lake excels at state swimming championships
02-25-2024 9:01 AM

ConVal High School senior Sophia Lake earned two top-five finishes at the recent Division II swimming and diving state championship at the University of New Hampshire, finishing second in the 100-yard breaststroke and third in the 200-yard individual...

As ConVal towns consider leaving, Mason’s experience offers perspective
02-21-2024 12:58 PM


In 2009, after a multiyear fight with the state over the right to do so, the Mason School District was able to establish itself as a standalone entity. Doing so meant it was no longer partnered with Greenville and New Ipswich in the Mascenic district,...

Viewpoint: Tina Kriebel – Reconfiguration plan is a middle-ground proposal
02-21-2024 8:21 AM


I am writing this viewpoint as an almost 20-year resident of the ConVal district. I have two students who graduated from ConVal High School after attending 13 years in the district. I volunteered in Peterborough Elementary School and South Meadow...

ConVal skiers take two top-fives at states; Rousseau qualifies for Meet of Champions
02-16-2024 11:12 AM

The ConVal boys’ Alpine skiing team placed third in the slalom and fourth in the giant slalom Thursday in the Division II giant slalom state championship at Cranmore Mountain Resort in North Conway.Garret Rousseau led the way for ConVal in the...

Viewpoint: Alan Edelkind – ConVal vote is democracy in action
02-16-2024 9:01 AM


On Tuesday, Feb. 6, the ConVal School Board held the annual budget deliberative session at the gym in ConVal High School. This is an annual event where we present the budget and warrant articles that are budget-related or require ConVal district...

Letter: Consolidation will be best for children
02-15-2024 12:41 PM

I moved my family to Peterborough over 10 years ago.When we moved here, our intention was to join the ConVal School District. We didn't care what school or if the town that we moved to had its own school.  We strongly considered moving to Sharon, a...

Editorial – A need for answers
02-15-2024 12:40 PM

We’re a month away from the ConVal reconfiguration vote, and it seems there are more questions than answers. We need answers if we’re to confidently cast a vote.We know that something needs to be done. But what is the best path forward?What is the...

Letter: Imagine it’s in Peterborough
02-15-2024 12:39 PM

Imagine the prosecutors closing arguments to the jury: “Closing the elementary school in your town forces your children to be bused out of your community. It causes less personal attention from their teacher resulting in lower academic achievement....

Viewpoint: Robert Bitterli – Answers to ConVal questions
02-15-2024 12:37 PM


The ConVal School Board recently published a very thoughtful opinion by Elizabeth Swan, Temple’s representative to the ConVal School Board. (“People love schools, but restructuring needed,” Jan. 16.) I would like to  offer my view. My wife and I are...

HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Local athletes compete in state championships
02-14-2024 8:16 AM

Two members of the ConVal boys track team participated in the Division II state indoor track and field championships at Plymouth State University on Sunday. Junior William Simard medaled and finished fifth in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 9...

Residents cite concerns at ConVal reconfiguration hearing
02-12-2024 10:22 AM


At a community forum Thursday night, ConVal school district residents expressed their concern that charter schools may move into the empty school buildings if the proposal to close Francestown Elementary School, Dublin Consolidated School, Pierce...

ConVal wrestlers look forward to state meet
02-09-2024 3:19 PM


The ConVal wrestling team celebrated its two seniors at Wednesday's final home contest of the season, a dual meet with Souhegan. Seniors Drake Bay and Solomon Page hit their home mat for one final time after receiving pre-match accolades for their...

No changes to ConVal reconfiguration plan
02-07-2024 1:01 PM


Multiple attempts to amend or strike the warrant article that would close Francestown Elementary School, Dublin Consolidated School, Pierce School in Bennington and Temple Elementary School failed at the district deliberative session Tuesday...

Conval-Conant Griffins celebrate their seniors
02-07-2024 11:40 AM

ConVal-Conant Griffins girls’ ice hockey team seniors Hannah Leahigh, Jennae DeShane, Tasha Mcneil, Mackenzie Roy, Abbi Lussier and Kiara Stephenson were joined by their families, teammates and friends for a ceremony to celebrate their senior year...

ConVal students earn art awards
02-06-2024 8:15 PM

ConVal Regional High School students earned recognition from Scholastic Art Awards.The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, Feb. 11, at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, when 35 students from ConVal High art classes and those enrolled in the digital...

DAR honors Good Citizens from Conant, ConVal and Mascenic
02-06-2024 1:41 PM

The local Mary Varnum Platts-Peterborough Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently awarded a Good Citizen certificate and pin to seniors Hayden Rowland of Conant High School, Laura Phillips of Conval High School and Angelina McCabe...

Greenfield Elementary School students explore science and history
02-06-2024 12:45 PM

Students in grades one to four at Greenfield Elementary School recently explored science and history during a daylong field trip to the SEE Science Center and the Manchester Historic Association’s Millyards Museum. On Jan. 31, 55 GES students traveled...

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