, Derry, New Hampshire


September 26, 2013



Harper said parents and families should regularly check the site to see what class is being honored.

Derry schools AED training complete

DERRY — Derry business administrator Jane Simard said custodial staff and other administration were now up-to-date on their training on the district’s AEDs, located in all the schools.

Simard said staff members need to be certified and trained on the devices. She thanked the town’s fire and police personnel for aiding in training..

She said police would be aiding the district in future lockdown drills as well.

“We are lucky we have this collaboration with police and fire,” Simard said.

Service academy nomination applications due

MANCHESTER — U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., reminds students and parents she will continue accepting applications for nominations to the U.S. Service Academies until Oct. 4. The nation’s prestigious service academies offer U.S. citizens a free education in exchange for service in the Armed Forces.

Students wishing to receive an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy (WestPoint), U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, or the U.S. Naval Academy must receive a nomination from an official nominating source.

Students interested in applying for a nomination must submit their application materials postmarked, or hand delivered, by close of business on Oct. 4. Following a competitive review of all applications, Shaheen’s office will select and nominate a limited number of qualified students to compete for service academy appointments.

Application materials, application guidelines, eligibility requirements and general information about the nomination process are available at Completed applications should be mailed to: Office of U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Attn: Academy Nomination Coordinator, 1589 Elm St., Floor 3, Manchester, 03101.

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