East Derry Memorial Elementary School second grader Benjamin Bressler experiments with building a simple machine and understanding gear ratios during the school’s visit from Mobile Ed Productions Inc. and its STEAM Museum. See story on page 9. Photo by Chris Paul
In recent weeks, one Presidential hopeful or another could be found chatting and glad-handing residents, or hosting “town hall” question and answer sessions. All just down the road or across town or in the community next door.
And that’s only going to increase, even as the field of candidates shifts, with some regular visitors dropping out and the front runners likely to beef up their appearances. Continue reading
The Derry Cooperative School District and Pinkerton Academy, the semi-private high school serving the district, have the results from the first session of the Smarter Balanced assessment test, the standardized test that replaced the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) last year.
The tests were given to students in grades three through eight and grade 11. Continue reading