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.
Granite State Challenge: Pinkerton's Up - Saturday!
Pinkerton Academy takes on Hanover High School in the Granite State Challenge on Saturday, 3/8. Catch the action on New Hampshire Public Television at 6:00pm.
The Astro’s Granite State Challenge team is Ben Foley, Sara Tridenti, Joe Ronca, Jake Hudgins, Rebekah Terry and Adam DeMio.
PA is one of 16 teams in the 2014 competition. 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 and 5:00pm; Tuesdays at 4:30pm; and NHPTV EXPLORE Fridays at 7:30am and Saturdays at 11:00pm.
$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.
Swiss = German + Chocolate
German students in Judell Schlachter’s class combined their language instruction with cultural learning by making chocolate fondue. Switzerland is a land known for chocolate and the country's dominant language is German.
Term 2 Honor Rolls
The Term 2 Honor Roll and High Honor Rolls for Pinkerton Academy are available for review.
Click here to see the students who have achieved High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the second term of the 2013-14 school year.
Winter's End - Approaching
As the calendar begins to say “Goodbye To Winter,“
As Daylight Savings Time comes back around,
Enjoy this scenic photograph of Pinkerton at sunrise.
Photo courtesy of Maddy Renaud, Sophomore from Chester.
Random Acts of Kindness
Rolfe Voltaire is the latest from Pinkerton to be recognized with Random Acts of Kindness.
Random Acts of Kindness is a monthly acknowledgement of those who quietly and selflessly support a student or colleague. Mr. Voltaire is recognized for generosity.
During a lunch, Rolfe offered to pay for the meal of a student in line; Rolfe hadn’t met the student until that moment!
Batchelder Wins Community Service Award
Lauren Batchelder, a Pinkerton senior from Chester, has been presented with a President’s Volunteer Service Award in recognition of her significant community service. Headmaster Mary Anderson and Glenn Ahrens, Dean of Students, surprised Batchelder with the Award in Adam Barriere’s Public Speaking class.
Batchelder has volunteered over 500 hours of community service.
The President’s Volunteer Service Award is granted annually by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program on behalf of President Obama. The Volunteer Service Award is based on hours invested towards community service.
Scholastic Arts Show - From Derry TV
The recent New Hampshire Scholastic Arts Award Show, hosted by Pinkerton Academy, was featured in an hour-long program on Derry Community TV.
This program is also located in the Resources section of this website, under Videos.
SAT at Pinkerton: Saturday, 3/8
The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) will be conducted on Saturday, March 8 at Pinkerton Academy in The Academy Building, off Pinkerton Street. Doors open at 7:30am; the SAT begins at 8:30am.
Room assignments will be posted in the Academy Building on that morning; note there are no longer separate lists for the SAT Reasoning and SAT Subject tests.
NOTE: The College Board is extremely restrictive about admission tickets and identification used for entrance to the SAT. Visit this link at The College Board for important rules and conditions for entrance to the SAT.
The following items are PROHIBITED at the SAT: Cell phones, pagers, watch alarms, PDA’s and all other digital/electronic equipment. If a student uses a device at any time, including breaks, the student will be immediately dismissed and his/her scores will be cancelled. An acceptable calculator is the only allowed electronic device.
Read this Test Day Checklist from The College Board to know What to Bring and What NOT To Bring.
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.
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