State Of The
Loon – “The Natural History, Challenges,
And Successes Of Loons In New
Join biologist Harry Vogel as he talks about this unique
symbol of New Hampshire’s wild lakes and its special place in the hearts of
New Hampshire residents on Saturday, June 25, 4:30 pm, at the Gilmanton
Year-Round Library. For further details call 267- 6672. Refreshments
will be served.
Benjamin Corriveau tested out of his Senior
year at Bishop Brady and has been accepted at NHTI in Concord to start in
the fall full time. He will be studying Mechanical Engineering.
He is the son of Dr. Nancy Childress and Allan Corriveau, both of Gilmanton.
Wendy Hendryx of Gilmanton, NH is pleased to announce the engagement of her
daughter, Katelyn Elisabeth Hendryx, to Keegan Saunders O’Donnell, son of
Sean and Ellen O’Donnell of Bloomfield, NY.
Miss Hendryx, a 2003 graduate
of Gilford High School, earned a BS in Civil Engineering from Clarkson
University and a MS in Engineering and Management Systems from Union
Graduate College. Since 2007, she has been employed as a Civil Design
Engineer in Albany, NY.
Mr. O’Donnell graduated from Bloomfield High
School in 2002, and earned an AS degree in Engineering Science from Finger
Lakes Community College, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MS in
Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering both from Clarkson University. He is
employed as a mechanical engineer at General Electric in Schenectady, NY.
The couples’ engagement took place at Nature Conservancy’s Christman
Sanctuary waterfall. An August 2011 wedding is planned at River Stone Manor
in Glenville, NY.
Citizens Of The Year At Gilmanton School
Beale, Jacob Crossman, Izaak Walton
Alex Burnham, Autumn Maltais
Paige Meserve, Nathen Baumeister
Lindsey Sanderson, Alyssa Gosselin
Matthew Hodder, Rachael Shute
Kyle Kimball, Kyla
Joseph Laurendeau III, Persephone Knipping
Lauren Dean, Ryan Waring
Cortlynn Danby, Michael Bugnacki, Nicholas Waring
Elizabeth Davies, Nicholas Langlitz
Improved Student At Gilmanton School
Carol Locke, Principal of the
Gilmanton School congratulates the following students for being selected as
most improved student of the 2010-2011school year.
Baylie Fournier; Teacher-McLane, Jessica Gannon; Teacher-Smith, Alex Waite;
Teacher-Comeau, Michael Kimball; Teacher-Cormier, Noah Bolduc;
Teacher-Taylor, Chloe Schwartz; Teacher-Tothill, Emma Nelson; Teacher-Hayes,
Katherine Paris; Teacher-Harbilas, Michael Richardson; Teacher-Perrin, Owen
Ramsey; Teacher-Phillips, Mayghan Kordas; Teacher-Vaillancourt, Hannah
Bellissimo; Grade 7, Austin Ralls; Grade 8, Laura Maltais, Josie Taylor,
Trimester Good Citizens At Gilmanton School
Carol Locke, Principal of
the Gilmanton School congratulates the following students for being selected
as Good Citizens for the third trimester of the year 2010-2011
Jodi Chamberlain, Jerry Waldron III, Hannah Gannon
Gianna Knipping, Natalie Hurst
Jackson Rouse, Isabella Gordon
Bartley, Joseph Dubois, Tristan Dow, Tylar McSharry
Gavin Wiggin, Atyra Perry
Jillian Cookinham, Molly O’Brien, Brandon Rague
Jennie Gannon, Alexander Cameron
Taryn Breton, Seamus Bradford
Keegan, Ethan Warren
Katelynn Duval, Sydney
Hunter Stevens, Dana Ruchti
Summer Dunlap, Cameron Haradon,
Letter to the
At the School Board meeting between Gilmanton and Gilford, topics
discussed ranged from new programs to school vacations. The
participants were informative, inquisitive, and polite.
the session Senator Jim Forsythe came to help explain new laws that have
passed or are close to passing which would directly impact school districts
and their upcoming budgets. His participation was also calm,
respectful, and open to all.
Suddenly, two teachers from our town began
to verbally attack the Senator. What began as a civil exchange of ideas
among two school districts and the audience quickly degenerated into a
disgraceful display of personal attacks on the Senator and his party
affiliation. The worst was that not much of the attack had anything to
do with the issues at hand. This was the sort of input one would
expect in a street fight; not at a School Board meeting!
Where has our
civil tone gone? Should we be afraid to speak and ask questions at an
open forum for fear of being attacked by a dissenter? Have we lost our
ability to share thoughts and ideas without rhetoric or rancor becoming the
I, for one, was appalled at the behavior of those teachers who
chose that venue to air their contempt for someone who doesn’t fit their
idea of what is right for them. To those people I say, “ANGER
Gilmanton Iron Works
School 5th Grade Academic Fitness Awards 2010-2011
Academic Excellence Award recognizes academic success in the classroom.
Students must earn an A average in Grades 4 and 5. The 2011 recipients are:
Connor Adel, Jenna Baumeister, Taryn Breton, Cian Brown, Jackson Brulotte,
Lauren Dean, Sandor Gamache, Nathan Hudson, Mitchell Juneau, Lillie Keegan,
Samantha Knowles, Emily Kordas, Emily Stevens, Olivia Trindade, Ethan
Warren, Sophia Wrobel.
The Outstanding Academic Achievement Award
recognizes students that show outstanding educational growth, improvement,
and commitment to intellectual development in their academic subjects. The
2011 recipients are:
Hannah Lurvey, Will Medley, Michael Richardson.
Glass Ornaments On Display At Gilmanton Corner Library
hand-pressed glass ornaments by a New Hampshire craftsman will be available
to order at our Monday, July 4, 2011 book sale.
The design depicts the
library along with our name and date of 1912 to celebrate our centennial
anniversary starting January 2012.
Check out our display table to choose
and purchase your ornaments in either blue, light green or olive green.
These ornaments will enhance your windows, Christmas tree, some special
place in your home or for gift giving.
See you Monday, July 4th at the
parade. Don’t forget to stop by to check out these ornaments and take
home some books for summer reading!!!