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One lucky junior or senior will win a Ford Focus: 2013-2014 "Make the Grade" Contest

2013-2014 Make the Grade

One lucky junior or senior will receive a brand new 2013 Ford Focus, an iPad Mini, and a $250 NBT Bank Gift Card! All 11 remaining finalists will receive an iPad Mini and a $100 Gift Card.
Better grades mean better odds of winning! Visit for contest instructions and rules.

Press Release: Educators, community leaders announce STEAM Ahead NH initiative to connect Manchester students with technical skills

Manchester, NH -- Community leaders in Manchester, NH tonight announced a new way of helping students learn the skills that will land them jobs after graduation, including an agreement that provides up to a year or more of college credit for participating high school students.

STEAM Ahead NH is a collaboration between higher education, the Manchester School District and the local business community that – pending formal approval of the city’s Board of School Committee – will launch in the fall of 2014 at Manchester High School West.
“We are very excited about the partnerships being formed through STEAM Ahead NH,” said Christopher Motika, Principal of West High School. “West is a great place with great kids and we are happy to see the Manchester business community, the higher education community, and the West side of Manchester working together to help our students succeed both in and beyond high school. Most importantly, the work that is being done focuses on finding different ways of h…

Manchester School District Chosen as Recipient for 2013 Barnes and Noble Book Drive!

The Manchester Barnes and Noble book store at 1741 South Willow Street has chosen the Manchester School District to be the recipient of its 2013 Holiday Book Drive. Look for displays at the front of the store in the check out area for "wish list" books as well as suggested items for local schools. Making a donation is as easy as picking up a book and bringing it to the register and Barnes and Noble will deliver purchased books to schools. The holiday drive is taking place from now through December 24.

School Book Fairs at Barnes and Noble

Several schools are also holding Barnes and Nobles Book Fairs throughout the month of December. Barnes and Noble will donate a percentage of the day's cash register receipts to participating schools. Join your community schools for after school and evening events at the Barnes and Noble book store!

The Book Fair schedule:

 DATESchool(s) Bookfair ID  NotesThursday, December 5Webster Elementary11147394Support the Webster PTO Friday, December…