School district implements a new assessment testing program

WOLFEBORO — Throughout the Governor Wentworth Regional School District this spring, students in grades 1-10 are engaged in taking the Smarter Balanced Assessment test to determine their math and reading comprehension. Curriculum Director Kaitlyn Hills, speaking to the school board on April 6, explained that the Smarter Balanced Assessment analyzes student abilities differently. ...more>

Board forms search committees for superintendent, principal

ALTON — The Alton Central School Board began its April 13 meeting with a public hearing to accept and expend funds. Some of the $310,672.50 accepted through the public hearing into the school board's budget was unanticipated money, while other funds came from various grants. The unanticipated money included a $5,022 rebate from the New Hampshire Electric Coop for exterior lighting, $38,195 from a Prospect Mountain High School (PMHS) fire protection issue recently settled in court, and $21,718 from the PMHS 2014 fiscal year surplus....more>

Timber Wolf tennis girls snag two wins

ALTON — It was a good first week for the Prospect Mountain tennis girls, despite the fact that it was a week late. The Timber Wolves finally kicked off their season and earned two wins in three games. The season got started on Wednesday, May 15, when the Timber Wolves hosted Moultonborough and took a 5-4 loss. "Despite the loss, the competitive play bodes well," coach Joe Derrick noted. "Moultonborough is always a strong team, so to see our girls play them so well can mean nothing but good things for the rest of the season."...more>
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