Coe-Brown Earns Bronze Award In National High School Ranking
Northwood, NH: U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with
School Evaluation Services (a K-12 education and data research and
analysis business that provides parents with education data),
analyzed academic and enrollment data from more than 21,000 public
high schools to find the very best across the country. These top
schools were placed into gold, silver, bronze, or honorable mention
categories. Coe-Brown Northwood Academy earned a bronze award and
was among eight New Hampshire high schools listed. Coe-Brown’s
outstanding performance on state achievement tests was one of the
factors that helped it secure this ranking.
This is the third year that U.S. New & World Report has compiled its
rankings of U.S. high schools.
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy (CBNA), founded in 1867, is a small
co-educational public-private secondary school accepting students in
grades 9-12 and offering the highest quality curriculum of studies.
The academy campus is located on the shores of Harvey Lake in
Northwood, New Hampshire. For more information visit
Pease-Master Roads Scholar
Charles Pease of Northwood has earned the title of Master Roads
Scholar following completion of 100 contact hours in the UNH T2
Center Roads Scholar training program. Charles is a Highway
Laborer II for the Town of Northwood, where he has worked for the
past seven years. He previously worked as a laborer for the State of
NH. Although he has completed all four levels of the program,
Charles intends to continue to take classes in the program to
continue learning. The motor grader operations workshop was the
class he enjoyed the most. The Northwood highway department is
currently working at the Bennett Bridge project and Charles likes
the variety of jobs that are handled by the department each year.
Charles is married to Judy Pease, who serves as Town Clerk/Tax
Collector for the Town of Northwood.
The couple resides on Bow
Street and are avid RV travelers in their motor home. Charles also
enjoys hunting and attending his grandson’s sporting events. The
couple has two sons and a daughter-in-law.
Cilley Chapter DAR
Citizen Leah Foley of Coe-Brown accepts the Good Citizen Award from
Chairman Kathryn Fernald of the Else Cilley Chapter DAR.
the last meeting of the Else Cilley Chapter DAR in November at the
Northwood Congregational Church, the annual Good Citizen Luncheon
was held. This year the Coe-Brown Northwood Academy winner was Leah
Foley, who came with her parents Laura and Steve Foley. Leah was
presented with a pin and certificate from the DAR as well as a check
from the Chapter.
The guest speaker was Major General Ken Clarke,
retired, from the New Hampshire National Guard, where he served from
1968 until April 4, 2009. Gen. Clarke had been a past recipient of
the DAR Good Citizen Award and he spoke about being a Good Citizen.
The hostesses of the day were Jean Lane, Deb Stevens, Susan Masison,
and Betsy Colburn. The business of the meeting was held before and
after the pot luck luncheon and the award and speaker.
collected for phone cards and items for Project Patriot for the
The Nominating Committee presented a slate of officers
for the coming year.
The next meeting will be on April 17, 2010
at Barbara Frangione’s home in Chichester.
The meeting was
adjourned with good wishes for the holidays and a good winter