The Derry Cooperative School District is proceeding with its Strategic Plan and with specific action items for each segment of the school population. Superintendent Laura Nelson presented the latest iteration of the plan in a quarterly report at the Oct. 22 School Board meeting.
A 20-minute lockdown at Pinkerton Academy went smoothly, according to the administration. The semi-private high school, which serves Auburn, Chester, Derry and Hampstead, went into lockdown mode at about 8:55 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, after reports that Thomas George, a Salem man who allegedly attacked his mother, was visiting friends in Derry. “Mr. George fled