Garlic: A Pungent Way to Raise Funds

Garlic: A Pungent Way to Raise Funds
When I visited the Somersworth Middle school a couple of weeks ago it would have been easy for me to believe that they had a mild vampire infestation. The smell of garlic was unmistakable and drifted through the hallways, into the classrooms and if it was in fact used for vampire protection it would have ...

Somersworth Students Paint and Then Send Bus to Get Destroyed

Somersworth Students Paint and Then Send Bus to Get Destroyed
What happens if you take one school bus, add in around 400 enthusiastic middle school students, a few buckets of paint?  Apparently you have a recipe for some Hilltopper pride. This recipe is one that was being executed at Somersworth Middle School this week were the students prepared a functioning school bus to take part ...

911 Remembered at Somersworth Middle School Ceremony.

911 Remembered at Somersworth Middle School Ceremony.
Friday morning found me up bright and early at the Somersworth middle school. There, I was joined by various members of Somersworth’s first responders community. The reason we were all there was to commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of September 11th 2001. Like many I can vividly recall were I was on that fateful and tragic ...

Sometimes Thank You Are The Only Words You Need To Hear 2

Sometimes Thank You Are The Only Words You Need To Hear
I spent some of Tuesday afternoon with a group of kids from the middle school. These kids represented the entire Somersworth Middle school as they took a short but powerful field trip and visited the fire station, police station and ambulance stations here in the city. This was not the usual trip to these places ...

Somersworth Students Get Creative For Their Finals

Somersworth Students Get Creative For Their Finals
Submitted by Bonnie Dubois. Photographer Nancy Grace Horton came to Somersworth Middle School thanks to a grant from the New Hampshire State Council of the Arts. Mrs Horton worked with the whole school creating cyanotypes. In case you aren’t aware cyanotypes are also known as sun prints. Students used fabric that had been photo-chemically treated. ...