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Jason Parent                                             

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Dear Parents / Guardians:

We’re excited to begin the month of April and welcome a warm spring as we approach the end of the school year.  March featured some wonderful events.  Some brief highlights included our Reflections Yearbook being nationally recognized in the “Look Book” contest.  Our Destination Imagination high school team placed 1st in the technical challenge and 2nd in the improvisational challenge in their regional competition.  National Geographic premiered a science series called One Strange Rock which features a curriculum contribution from two of our science teachers, Patty Lawson and Rich Levergood, and three of our students, Micheal Carco, Jillian Fitzgibbons, and Ellen Kester.  The Rotary Club hosted a Speech Competition and we’re pleased to announce that Erika Tillis, Ashley Lynch and Maxwell Tsekrekas took home first, second, and third place respectively. Congratulations to Emily Johnston for advancing to the state semi-finals of the “Letters About Literature” competition.  She is among thirty applicants to be recognized out of over 500 who participated. Finally, our PVC Pirates are performing well in their first two regional robotics competitions of the season, ranking among the top teams in New England! 

The Londonderry High School Hall of Fame was resurrected in 2016 after a 20-year hiatus, and two classes have been inducted since. The 2018 Selection Committee will induct the next class on Mack Plaque weekend in September. The application process will begin April 1st and run through April 30th. For more information regarding nominations, please click the link to the left of the webpage.  Our Students of the Month for March are: Grace Harpster (Gr 9), Madison Beauregard (Gr 10), Robert Cariello (Gr 11), and Jill Hansen (Gr 12).  Our Teachers of the Month are Mrs. Lawson and Mr. Levergood, & Staff Member of the Month is Dr. Sheridan. 

As the proud Principal of Londonderry High School, it pleases me greatly to announce the Top Ten academicians in the Class of 2018.  The following seniors have earned cumulative weighted grade point averages of 4.4 or higher after seven calculated semesters of schooling. Congratulations to: Carolyn Hill (10th Honors), Meghan McCudden (9th Honors), Andrew Liu (8th Honors), Joseph Hernandez (7th Honors), Carina Pento (6th Honors), Jacqueline Baumann (5th Honors), Richard Chen (4th Honors), Jeffrey Cieslikowski (3rd Honors), Caroline Hayes (Salutatorian), and Heather Ricker (Valedictorian).  These students will be honored at a Top Ten Dinner, Baccalaureate awards ceremony, and recognized at graduation. 

The Athletic Leadership Council selected its newest members who attended the NHIAA State Leadership Conference.  Congratulations to Maddie Croteau, Brian Boyle, Grace Chicko, Maddie Sanborn, Sammy LeClair, Patrick Hagearty, Abigail Ellis and returners Patrick Murphy, and Anthony Federico.  They will proudly represent LHS athletics as next year’s council. 

The Drama Club will perform The Little Mermaid April 5 – 7 at the Derry Opera House.  Tickets are available on the high school website.  Academically, third quarter grades close April 4th, and will be posted by Thursday, April 12th.  Prom tickets go on sale April 9th – 13th in the cafeteria. The Londonderry Police Department is offering a self-defense training for female students ages 16 and older.  These free classes are after school on April 12th and 19th, and May 3rd and 10th.  Students can register with Sgt. Joe Bellino and School Resource Officer Emily Dyer at Mr. LHS will be held on April 19th in the gym, the Spring Pep Rally is on the 20th, and our April Vacation runs from the 23rd – 27th.  For a complete list of activities please visit our school calendar and sports website.  Have a wonderful spring break!


Jay Parent