, Derry, New Hampshire

February 7, 2013


Derry News

---- — High schoolers, submit short films

The New Hampshire Film and Television Office is now accepting submissions for the 2013 New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival.

All submissions must be postmarked on or before March 31, or arrive at the Film & Television Office at 19 Pillsbury St. in Concord by 4 p.m. on that date.

The festival is open to students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 at New Hampshire public or private high schools; homeschooled students ages 14 to 18 are also eligible. Submissions do not have to have been created as part of a school project. To be considered, a film cannot be longer than seven minutes, including titles and credits.

A panel of New Hampshire film industry professionals will review all submissions and then select films to be shown at the festival itself, which takes place at New Hampshire Technical Institute’s Sweeney Hall Auditorium in Concord on June 15, beginning at 1 p.m.

Winning films will be screened on New Hampshire Day and Night at the New Hampshire Film Festival in Portsmouth in October and the SNOB Film Festival in Concord in November.

Rules and guidelines, film submission forms and other information about the New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival can be found at

Londonderry offers Child Find

The Londonderry School District offers Child Find services and screenings to evaluate and identify children in the district who may qualify for special education services.

Anyone who has a child with a disability who may need special education services can contact the child’s teacher or call Kimberly Carpinone at 432-6920 or email

Young Rescuers accept applications

MANCHESTER — The Young Rescuers USA program is currently accepting applications for participation in the International Rally of Young Rescuers program, hosted annually by the Republic of Belarus.

This program is available for seven teenagers from the ages of 13 to 17. The International Youth Rally will be held July 14-28. Partial scholarships are available on a limited and competitive basis.

The 10 person delegation includes three adult chaperones, including Lt. Leo Roy of the Manchester Fire Department.

“Beginning in 2008,Young Rescuers USA is proud once again to participate in this international youth rally hosted annually by the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Belarus. Representing the U.S., our Young Rescuers USA team members learn and compete in basic life safety exercises, enjoy excursions to cultural, scenic, and historic sites throughout Belarus and make everlasting friendships,” said former U.S. Ambassador George Bruno, founder of Young Rescuers USA.

Applications should be sent to: David Tille, Program Director, Young Rescuers USA at: fax, 627-7959, or emailed to: or Details are available at