, Derry, New Hampshire

March 27, 2014


Derry News

---- — Students to learn video production

LONDONDERRY — The New England School of Communications at Husson University and Londonderry High School team up to give video production students a unique opportunity.

On March 28, LHS students will work side by side with NESCom students to produce a live broadcast of the LNH Coffee House.

NESCom will provide its 32-foot mobile production facility, along with instructors and current students, including several LHS graduates. They will help the high school students experience a professional production of the evening’s musical performance.

LHS students from Karen Robinson’s TV production classes and the LHS Radio class will do everything from running cameras to live sound in the cafeteria and interviewing performers during the coverage.

Three LHS graduates, now students at NESCom, will be on hand during the production. LHS 2011 graduates Justin Foster, Ryan Carignan and Dave Roberts will help at their former school.

The evening show will be broadcast live on Londonderry’s educational channel LEO-21, through a live stream on the school district site at and also through an audio simulcast on WLLO-LP. The show begins at 7 p.m. from the high school cafeteria.

Londonderry student knows the world

LONDONDERRY — Londonderry Middle School student Zachary Chau earned a trip to the state Geography Bee April 4 at Keene State College. Zachary earned his spot by excelling at his school’s geography bee, then taking a qualifying test to submit to the National Geographic Society. The top 100 scores in all 50 states went on to the state tournament.

The state winner will receive $100, a complete set of National Geographic publications on DVD and a trip to Washington, D.C., to represent New Hampshire in the national bee. Zachary is the son of Jennifer and Vaughn Chau and is in the seventh grade.

High school fundraisers set

LONDONDERRY —The Londonderry High School Class of 2014 hosts a yard sale in front of the school March 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to raise money for the senior class gift.

Also, the school’s International Club and PTSO host an electronics recycling station that day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the high school’s main parking lot.

For a small fee, unused and unwanted electronics can be dropped off to be recycled in a responsible manner through Recycle USA. Items accepted including televisions, computers, phones, VCRs and air conditioners. Both event are open to the community.

Hood faculty to take the stage

DERRY — Gilbert H. Hood Middle School hosts its annual “Faculty Follies” April 4 at 6 p.m.

Students, families, parents and community members will enjoy a dinner, then the show follows. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and costs $6 per person or $20 per family.