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.
Across the Monadnock Region, you’d be hard-pressed to find a school that doesn’t have a certain book — “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio — on its shelves.
After 36 years in the Monadnock Regional School District, Diane Hardy is retiring — and she plans to leave a parting gift.
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 heading to the international competition.
WINCHESTER — A years-long battle to build a Dunkin’ Donuts in town is headed back to court in a continued effort by a competitor to block the project.
While some local teachers and administrators may have spent their spring break grading papers, on vacation or catching up on sleep, Brett Blanchard took a different approach.
Students at The Putney School got a glimpse of life in show business last month with a visit from Nimbus, a professional dance company based in Jersey City, N.J.
When it comes to making things, and to starting a business, John “Chick” Colony 3rd emphasizes the “free” in free enterprise — stressing that in America, it’s easier to do than anywhere else.
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 lights. It’s more like a walk through an impromptu gallery, colorful designs decorating every locker along the walls.
Last month, science and math students at Keene High School swapped protractors and beakers for a new set of classroom tools — swords and German wheels.
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.