Monday, June 17, 2013
245 seniors received their diplomas Friday night.
Yesterday’s seniors are today’s graduates as 245 members of the Class of 2013 received diplomas Friday night at Winnacunnet High School. Family and friends of the “lucky 13” class filled the stands and balconies of the gymnasium for the ceremony, which began at 6 p.m. Chris Muns, chairman of the school board, offered greetings to the class from the community that has helped to educate them. “You can pay us back by making sure you do what you like and like what you do,” he said. "Be alert to the significance of a positive attitude." This was the advice given by English teacher Carol Downer, the guest speaker at the event. Senior Class President Nate Williams asked graduates to look forward to their 10th or 20th reunion and envision …
Monday, June 10, 2013
Casey Cotter of Merrimack College was the 2013 Northeast-10 Conference's Baseball Player of the Year.
UPDATE: North Hampton's Casey Cotter says he's "hanging up the cleats" after failing to get picked by a Major League Baseball club over the weekend. The Merrimack College senior went undrafted, according to Assistant Sports Information Director Chris Aliano. Following the conclusion of Saturday's draft, Cotter (@CCaught15) sent out two short Tweets: "It's all politics now a days," read the first Tweet. "Hanging up the cleats," read the second. There was some good news, though, as one of Cotter's Merrimack teammates, Joe Mantoni, did get drafted by the Cincinatti Reds. An earlier story follows: A North Hampton native is among the New Hampshire residents who could get picked in this weekend's Major League Baseball draft, according to WMUR. …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Big efforts and heartwarming stories will culminate at the night school's annual commencement.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Ainsley Collins placed 15th as a member of a medium all-girl level 5 team.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Hampton-North Hampton Patch wants to see athletes of all ages in action, so help us highlight your favorite teams!
Whether it’s on the baseball diamond, at the soccer field or during a flag football game at a local park, spring sports are underway around Hampton and North Hampton, and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights with the community! Patch is looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are eager to show their team spirit on Hampton-North Hampton Patch. News about any team — from youth tee ball to middle and high school sports, recreational teams, adult leagues and more — is all welcome. Here's how you can share news about your sports team this spring: 1. Post in the Local Voices section about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. …
Friday, May 3, 2013
An annual child-focused event leads a packed Five Things to Do This Weekend.
Looking for something fun to do on the Seacoast this weekend? Here are some ideas (and be sure to tell us about the things you did and show us the pictures you took by e-mailing Editor Kyle Stucker at Kyle.Stucker@Patch.com): 1. Break Out the Rods: The immensely popular annual Hampton Parks and Recreation Department Fishing Derby is Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. 2. Support Locals Trying to Make a Difference: The annual American Lung Association's Cycle the Seacoast is this weekend, and there are numerous inspirational locals taking part, including this teacher who lives in Hampton. 3. Help Out and Celebrate the Town During Two Events: Lend a hand during Lilac Sunday at Tuck Museum, as individuals will plant lilacs and a memorial maple tree …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Police recently responded to an incident at the end of the school day.
The following entries are excerpts from arrest and call logs supplied by the Hampton Police Department. The information does not indicate a conviction. MONDAY, APRIL 15 TUESDAY, APRIL 16 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 THURSDAY, APRIL 18
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Sixteen Winnacunnet staff members will run today along with 67 other districts and 1,300 people in support of shooting victims.
On April 14, 2013, 350 teams, 1,300 participants representing 67 school districts and community groups throughout NH will gather at Gilford Elementary as educators, schools, children, parents, as well as a community to show our support and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy. Two teams from Winnacunnet will be asked to complete 26 miles for each of the 26 victims. Each runner/walker has been asked to donate at least $1 per mile for each mile they complete. All proceeds will go to the 26.4.26 Foundation. The foundation was created out of an idea that became an inspirational movement in the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary on Dec 14, 2012. The mission of 26.4.26 is to provide …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
James Desrosiers of Troop 177 has completed a heartfelt tribute to Chief Michael Maloney.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The high school is asking individuals to bring $1 to school today to help out with the cause.
Good morning, Hampton and North Hampton. Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, April 10: 1. Help Local Teachers Help Those Struck by Tragedy: From Winnacunnet High School: On April 14, 2013, 350 teams, 1,300 participants representing 67 school districts and community groups throughout NH will gather at Gilford Elementary as educators, schools, children, parents, as well as a community to show our support and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy. Two teams from Winnacunnet will be asked to complete 26 miles for each of the 26 victims. Each runner/walker has been asked to donate at least $1 per mile for each mile they complete. All proceeds will go to the 26.4.26 …