, Derry, New Hampshire

March 27, 2014


Derry News

---- — Marching Lancers a big hit in D.C.

On March 20, the St. Patrick’s Parade Committee of Washington, D.C., announced the 2014 parade trophy winners. The Londonderry High School band and color guard were awarded the trophy for “Best Band” in the parade, based upon presentation and musical performance. The 255-member unit marched down Constitution Avenue in the 43rd annual St. Patrick’s Parade March 16.

“I am still marveling about your students’ performance on Sunday here in Washington,” parade band chairman David D. Bowen said. “What a magnificent group.”

Londonderry Music Director Andy Soucy was happy with the recognition of his students’ hard work.

“The students worked hard to prepare for this performance and I am delighted for them that they were awarded this recognition,” he said. “The students were excellent representatives for our school and town.”

Charter school meeting set

The Founders Academy public charter school will host an informational meeting April 2 and again April 10 at the Sleep Inn, 72 Perkins Road. Meetings begin at 7 p.m.

Come hear about the new charter school opening in September 2014 at 5 Perimeter Road in Manchester.

The school is a free public school open to all New Hampshire residents. Visit or

Rotary plans Spring Fling

The Londonderry Rotary Club presents a “Spring Fling” event featuring singer Tony Pace April 18 at 8 p.m. at the Yard Restaurant in Manchester.

The show features music, comedy, raffles and food. Tickets cost $50 for Inner Circle, $40 for general admission. Tables of eight or 10 can be reserved.

Proceeds benefit Rotary charities, including Liberty House and the Sonshine Soup Kitchen.

Call 425-4532 or 490-6133 for tickets and information.