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February 20, 2014

EDUCATION BRIEFS

These art students are very talented

DERRY — Pinkerton Academy students were among art students around the region earning honors for their art. Pinkerton hosted the annual Scholastic Art Awards of New Hampshire program and students received awards for their talents in painting, ceramic, drawing and other media.

Pinkerton students recognized by the Arts Awards program include: Rebecca Arruda, Lydia Brecheen, Cyrus Champey, Kaila Cote, Erin Doble, Cassidy Hurley, Taylor-Rae Lancaster, Rebecca Lander, Denis Mwaura, Skyler Oliveira, Nicholas Papa, Jacqueline Pierson, Kaylin Porter, Shealyn Satagate, Jordan Taylor-Hayward, Melanie Viens, and Lily Zemelko.

Volunteers train for DI

LONDONDERRY — More than 200 volunteers entered Destination Imagination training at Londonderry High School. The session Feb. 1 gathered volunteers to learn all about being a judge in the annual student creative thinking program.

The annual Destination Imagination competitions begin in March with student teams representing schools all over the region taking on challanges. This year’s seven challenges are STEM, Improv, Visual Arts, Service Learning, and Early Learning.

For math team, four times a charm

DERRY — Pinkerton Academy’s math team has won its fourth meet of the year and there have been only four meets to day. The school remains undefeated after winning the most recent Tri-State Math League meet at Winnacunnet High School. Londonderry High School came in second.

Several Pinkerton students received high score awards including seniors Xin Zhang and Ian Vossoughi; juniors Rebekah Terry, Altai Perry, and Spencer Lynch; sophomores Adam DeMio, and Jake Hudgins, and freshman Antti Pihlajavesi.

The team has two more opportunities to score big in math with upcoming Tri-State meets on March 5 and April 2.

Students urged to enter state film contest

The New Hampshire Film and Television Office is now accepting submissions for the 2014 New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival. All submissions must be postmarked on or before March 31, or arrive at the Film and Television Office at 19 Pillsbury St. in Concord by 4 p.m. on that date.

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