School News

HIGH SCHOOL ORATORICAL CONTEST

From the Issue: 
September 2011
The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students and home schooled students.  The 70-year-old program presents participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation’s laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.

TENDER SHEPHERD PRESCHOOL

From the Issue: 
September 2011
Preschool age children look forward to returning to their classes just as much as their older siblings.  Old playmates return and new friendships are made.  Students enjoy the many activity centers offered in the bright and cheery preschool room.  Children learn by discovery and experimentation in the science corner.  They use their imagination as they play in the housekeeping area.  Story time is always a favorite quiet time activity.  The children also enjoy circle time on the special Noah's Ark rug. Readiness skills, manners, and so much more are learned at Tender Shepherd.

SCHOOL YARD SCRIBBLES

From the Issue: 
September 2011
Let’s get this school year started!  It’s a bit of an adjustment for everyone as we get back into schedules and routines and what will surely become the normalcy of the school year, but right now it’s a little crazy, and chaotic, and we are all as tired as your children.
 

SCHOOL BOARD UPDATE

From the Issue: 
September 2011
It’s been a busy year for the Monadnock Regional School Board.
    In the last year the Monadnock Regional School District: voted to with draw from the SAU 38 – where we were joined administratively to Winchester and Hinsdale; have made significant progress in our construction and facilities program; overhauled a number of important policies; seen changes in the principals’ in our schools and experienced massive financial changes.
    Early this year voters of all three school districts in SAU 38 overwhelmingly voted to dissolve SAU 38 and form separate SAU’s.  Surry and Winchester are now together in one SAU, Hinsdale and Monadnock are in their own stand alone SAU’s. 

TENDER SHEPHERD PRESCHOOL

From the Issue: 
July/August 2011
Enrollments from area students are being accepted for the 2011-2012 school year at Tender Shepherd Preschool.  Morning sessions are held at Christ Lutheran Church located on Route 12.  Mrs. Penny Lepisto is the Director/Teacher and Mrs. Sherry Carter is the Aide.

Readiness skills are taught along with hands-on learning.  Children enjoy listening to Bible stories and other children’s stories.  They also take walks to the town library and go on field trips.  Popular student activities include: singing, moving to rhythm, playing with blocks or at the housekeeping corner.  Children learn by discovery and experiment with paints, crafts, and puzzles.  There is always time for free, guided play indoors or in the back yard, fenced-in playground.

Tender Shepherd Preschool has been serving area families for over 25 years.  For more information or an enrollment form, please call 242-SAVE (7283).

TROY SCHOOL 4TH QUARTER HONOR ROLL

From the Issue: 
July/August 2011

SCHOOL YARD SCRIBBLES

From the Issue: 
July/August 2011
It’s been quiet around the old school house the past week or so, as the custodians start their summer projects and the building gets a break from the hustle and bustle of the school year.  The quiet will not last however, because on July 5th the NCLA Summer Program kicks off in full swing.  The students will spend the summer working in the gardens, playing games, and celebrating diversity.  Jean Isgro and her staff have lots of fun multicultural activities planned including learning African drumming.  The summer program runs until Friday August 5th. 

If you haven’t already heard, the Monadnock Regional School District is becoming its own SAU this summer.  Beginning on July 1st, we will no longer be part of SAU #38, but instead will be SAU #93.  The School Board will hold its July meeting at MRHS on July 19th.  The August meeting will be held on August 16th, and is also at MRHS.  School board meetings start at 7PM and are open to whoever wishes to attend them.

MRHS 21ST ANNUAL CHICKEN BBQ

From the Issue: 
June 2011
The MRHS Band will present their 21st Chicken BBQ on Saturday, June 4th at 5 PM.  The cost is $9 for half a chicken, or $6 for 2 hot dogs and includes: pasta salad, baked beans, coleslaw, pickles, cranberry sauce, rolls, desert, coffee, tea and lemonade.  Entertainment will be provided by the MRHS Concert and Jazz Bands, and the MRMS Jazz Band.  The money raised will go to provide scholarships for two graduating band seniors.  To purchase tickets please contact Roni Hoffman at 352-6575 x170.

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