It's Election Day
Pinkerton Academy is a polling site for Election Day, March 11, 2014. Derry voters who live in District 1 and District3 are able to cast votes in the Hackler Gymnasium at Pinkerton.
Polls are open from 7:00am to 8:00pm. Parking is available at Pinkerton in front of the Hackler Gymnasium.
Dodgeball, Mack Plaque Style: Friday deadline
Wanna play Dodgeball? If “YES” then you have until Friday, 3/14 to submit all required paperwork, specifically team rosters and signed permission forms.
Dodgeball forms are due to Mr. Boles in Room 110 by the end of the school day on Friday March 14th. NO EXCEPTIONS!
On Tuesday, 3/18, Pinkerton will hold a school-wide Dodgeball Tournament, with the top four PA teams playing Dodgeball: Mack Plaque style against the top four teams from Londonderry on Thursday, 3/20.
Seniors: Friday Diploma Deadline
Seniors: Want your name correctly spelled on your diploma?
You have until Friday, March 14 to check the diploma lists posted in the Senior Cafe and the Senior Office.
If your name is incorrect on the diploma list, you must tell Mrs. Cofrin, the Registrar on the top floor of the Low Building.
Again, the deadline is this Friday: March 14!
US Air Force Lands in Boston
The United State Air Force is holding a special information session in Boston on Saturday, April 5th.
Students should consider attending if they are interested in learning about the U.S. Air Force Academy, how to apply to the Academy, and what cadet life is all about.
Pinkerton Wins At Granite State Challenge!
Pinkerton Academy defeated Hanover High School in the Granite State Challenge on New Hampshire Public Television over the weekend, leading the Astros to the Quarterfinal round. PA won 250-180, pulling ahead in the last minutes of the game.
PA is one of 16 teams in the 2014 competition. The Astro’s Granite State Challenge team is Ben Foley, Sara Tridenti, Joe Ronca, Jake Hudgins, Rebekah Terry and Adam DeMio. Coaches are Peter Crowell and Pam Griswold.
Click here to see the March Madness-like bracket that illustrates the path Pinkerton will take as it seeks to advance to the season-ending Super Challenge.
Granite State Challenge airs on NHPTV on Saturdays at 6:00pm and re-airs as follows: NHPTV PRIME Sundays at 10:00am and 5:00pm; Tuesdays at 4:30pm; and NHPTV EXPLORE Fridays at 7:30am and Saturdays at 11:00pm.
CTE Student(s) of the Month
(Catching up on news delayed by snowstorms & vacation)
The Derry Village Rotary Club has named two Pinkerton students as Students of The Month for Career and Technical Education:
For January: Zach Cicio (left) was selected as Student of The Month for accomplishments in Environmental Studies. Captain of the Forestry team and a member of Future Farmers of America, Zach is described as an academic and student leader in the Environmental program.
For February: Getachew Silva (right) was selected as Student of The Month for Accounting Lab achievements. Getachew coordinates bookkeeping and reporting for Pinkerton CTE clubs. Treasurer of both the DECA and Future Business Leaders of America, Getachew is also a fundraising coordinator for the International Club and a member of the Academy of Finance.
$500 Citizenship Award
The Citizenship Committee is offering a $500 scholarship to the Senior at Pinkerton Academy who displays exemplary citizenship and character throughout their high school PA career. This important scholarship is possible thanks to the Campus Corner store and the Career & Technical Education department.
By Tuesday, April 1, complete and submit this application to Mr. Konstant, Citizenship Committee Chair, iIn the Associate Dean Office in the Pinkerton Building.
The applications asks for a description of the civic and service contributions made to Pinkerton and the applicant’s community, and a paragraph summarizing why the applicant is a worthy recipient of this scholarship.
Concert Dance Company - Video
The fall performance of Concert Dance Company to Freshmen during lunches is available for viewing thanks to the Video department at Pinkerton.
Video students filmed Frame of Mind, a piece which communicated themes in the Freshmen Seminar curriculum: School Spirit, Team Building, School Participation, Reducing Test Anxiety, and more.
Registration for After School Credit Recovery
Registration is open for the After School Credit Recovery Program which allows certain students to earn needed credit. This program is available to students who failed a class with a grade between 50% and 64%. Click here for a registration form and more information.
A schedule of specific classes in After School Credit Recovery will not be set until registration forms are processed, but general class dates and times will be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 2:30 to 4:00 pm; starting March 17 and ending May 19.
Note: this is not for students whose grades were lowered to a 60% due to an incomplete competency. Letters will be mailed to students needing to sign up for Competency Recovery.
5 Pinkerton St.
Derry, NH 03038
Main Office - (603) 437-5200