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April 18, 2012

Education Briefs

Pinkerton hosts 22nd annual fair

DERRY — Students from high schools all across Southern New Hampshire looking for college information are invited to attend Pinkerton Academy's spring college fair.

The 22nd annual event is set for April 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Academy's Hackler gym/fieldhouse on By-Pass 28.

More than 200 colleges and universities from across the country will be represented, including small liberal arts colleges, major universities, two-year schools and technical programs.

The United States Service Academies and the ROTC Scholarship Program will have representatives at the fair.

Stringfest 2012 well represented

LONDONDERRY — Twenty-three elementary and middle school students attended the New Hampshire American String Teachers Association Stringfest 2012 on March 31 at Mountain View Middle School in Goffstown.

Alison Yankowskas, Londonderry elementary orchestra director and South School music educator, was chairman for Stringfest 2012. The Londonderry Stringfest participants are students of Yankowskas and Donna Salviati, orchestra director at Londonderry Middle School.

During the festival, the young musicians rehearse the music with their conductor and then perform in a concert at the end of the day for family and friends.

Londonderry students who participated in Stringfest 2012 were Aidan Barrett, Rachel Cook, Nick Couto, Michael Crowley, Megan Landry, April Mauceri, Eric Nowak and Cassidy Williams from Matthew Thornton Elementary School; Connor Fongeallaz, Eliana Patterson and Shannon Walen from North School; Erin Batchelor, Janiah Bergendahl, Erin Carlson, Zachary Chau, Rachel Desena, Madison Rearick, and Akolam Wambu from South School; and Ryan Barrett, Bethany Hammari, Rachael Martinez, Isaac Plummer and Emily Tinkler from Londonderry Middle School.

Time to sign up for Camp Invention

LONDONDERRY — Don't miss out on a great camp this summer to be held at one of Londonderry's elementary school. Camp Invention is for children entering grades one through six where they will be immersed in a week-long adventure of creative problem solving.

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