Meg McIntyre writes the weekly Quick Studies column about local schools. She attended the University of Denver and contributed to publications including the Denver Business Journal and 5280 Magazine. She also served as the executive editor of the university's student newspaper, the Clarion. After graduating with a degree in journalism, French and English, she spent eight months teaching English in the French Alps, and is now The Sentinel's education reporter.
Last month, Keene High School hosted 20 students, three teachers and one group leader from the Nanya School in Changsha, a city in the Hunan province of China.
Next year, students of a local wilderness education group plan to hike, ski and paddle their way between northern Quebec and New York City.
L eading up the stairway of Doreen Michalak ‘s Peterborough home, there are 12 photos lining the wall, each showing a smiling face.
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 High School alumna Samantha Milano-Sumalinog . Throughout high school, the 2011 graduate had been interested in languages, teaching her…
Walking around Hinsdale High School earlier this month, you might have seen a few unusual sights — perhaps a dog in the hallway, a fire engine in the back field or a collection of plants near the entrance.
Read-aloud time is commonplace in most 2nd-grade classrooms, but this month, some local 2nd-graders will have special guests visiting to turn the pages.
All the world’s a stage — and at Conant High School , students and teachers are working to make that stage a more inclusive place.
The Walpole Middle School Science Olympiad team members are the state champions for the second year in a row, and now they’ve got their sights set on nationals.
With nor’easter after nor’easter hitting New England this month, winter has seemed to drag on. But at James Faulkner Elementary School in Stoddard, one teacher is using the late-season snow as a learning opportunity for her students.
Whether you’re playing a game on your phone, reading an article online or streaming music, something you don’t see on the page makes it all possible: Code.
Earlier this month at The Grammar School , students learned about Navajo code-breaking, dreamcatchers, cradleboards and much more.
If you visit the back field of Monadnock Regional Middle/High School in the next few weeks, you may be greeted by the sounds of nail guns and power tools set to the soundtrack of a Willie Nelson album.
Most students start their first job in high school, but 6th-graders at Emerson School in Fitzwilliam are already hard at work — at the school’s snack shack, that is.
Martha Willson was a typical 18-year-old — she spent time with her friends, went to school, and enjoyed watching the trains arrive each day in Keene.
A s summer’s gearing up, many of us are thinking about warm sun and the ocean. But what if you could add The Malecón, ’50s cars, hiking, street food and a cultural experience that just recently opened up to Americans?