Coe-Brown Northwood Academy will be holding Information Nights for parents who are interested in learning more about the school. Although these nights are focused on Strafford, Northwood, Nottingham, and Barrington anyone is welcome to attend either night. This is an opportunity to learn more about the curriculum and what programs are available at Coe-Brown as parents make their decisions about where to send their children to high school. The night will include an information session presented by the Administration and Guidance, opportunity to ask questions, as well as a tour of the campus. The Northwood/Strafford Night will be Thursday, November 1 at 6:30 and the Nottingham/Barrington Night will be Thursday, November 8 at 6:30 in the Gerrish Gym (main building).
Recently, Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Forensics students had the opportunity to remotely access a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) courtesy of the University of New Hampshire’s Instrumentation Center through the collaboration of science faculty member Mrs. Tiffany Thompson and Mrs. Nancy Cherim, an Analytical Instrumentation Scientist at UNH. Forensic students and science faculty members had the opportunity to submit forensic samples to be analyzed. Through a video conference call with Mrs. Cherim, students were able to examine and measure the size of many different samples such as dog hairs, human hair, and other plant and animal specimens. From this opportunity, students were able to experience what is like to be a forensic scientist in the real world and see the difficulty in matching hair evidence to a single person or animal.
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Theatre will proudly present William Shakespeare’s romantic romp, Love’s Labor’s Lost, Thursday, Friday and Saturday October 25, 26 & 27, 2018, at 7 PM, in the Gerrish Gym on the CBNA campus. One of Shakespeare’s early comedies, this adaptation is set in Navarre High School, circa 1999. The story concerns four students, led by Ferdinand, who swear oaths of no fun, no food and no females in order to focus on their studies, and ask a bunch of other students to do the same. However, when four young ladies led by the Princess of France, come for a visit, they (of course) break those oaths by falling in love, writing poetry and disguising themselves as Russians (What???). Witty wordplay, misdirected love notes, tricks, the prom and the course of true love ensue. The cast includes seniors Braelin Ash, Shayla Ashley, Brian Downer, Mackenzie Flanders, Cooper Leduke, Lily Marston, Paige Marston, Olivia Roach; juniors Emily Dallaire, Patrick Helm, Brianna Jackson, Shannon Jackson, Mirah Johnston, Connor Nowak, Caitlin Reynolds, Rylee Rogers, Lauren Rose, Eva Turcotte; sophomores Mary Katherine Patteson, Ben Poirier, Clayton Price, Aiden Schutte, Darin Sweet, Jordan Trahant and freshmen Sabrinalin Jeffers, Mairead O’Shea, Calvin Swett and Caleb Yates. Production stage manager junior Madison Bowen will be leading an experienced production team of skilled theatre technicians who will bring Love’s Labor’s Lost to life. The production is directed by faculty member Elizabeth Lent with assistance and choreography from faculty member Kolby Hume. Reserved tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors, and are available at http://cbnanh.booktix.com. For further information, call 942-5531, ext. 237, or email elent
.org. Hope to see you there.
Steve Wronker’s Funny Business, a comedy hypnosis extravaganza, will arrive at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy on Friday, September 14, 2017, at 7 pm in the Gerrish Gym on the CBNA campus. Steve Wronker is a unique entertainer with a unique slant on the most hilarious, the most outrageous, and the funniest form of comedy available in today’s entertainment market, and the SWFB comedy hypnosis show is extremely different from any other hypnosis show available. Audience members become the stars of the show. A true entertainer, Steve puts audience volunteers into his show and orchestrates a program of absolute hilarity! With over 300 family friendly routines to choose from, no two shows are alike! The show is being sponsored by CBNA Theatre and kicks off CBNA’s annual CBNA Homecoming. Tickets are $10 general admission and are available at www.cbnanh.booktix.com or at the door on the night of the show. Prepare to be thoroughly entertained when you attend Steve Wronker’s Funny Business at CBNA on September 14!
The annual Run to Fall 5K, a student-organized event that benefits the Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Cross Country Program, will take place on Sunday, September 9, 2018, at 10:00 am. This race will held on the beautiful and unique championship CBNA Cross Country course. Along with the 5K, there will be a 2.5K walk held at the same time, and immediately after the race there will be a 400-meter kids’ fun run. There are many great awards to be won. A number of door prizes and raffle prizes will also be offered throughout the day. Registration forms and more information about this event can be found at www.runtofall5k.com. Race day registration is also an option and will begin at 8 am at the track on the CBNA Campus. (Free shirts for the first 125 entries.) Hope you can join us for a fun filled day at the Run to Fall 5K.
CBNA Headmaster David Smith is pleased to announce that five Coe-Brown Northwood Academy juniors, Shayla Ashley, Brian Downer, Sydney Newman, Holly Magowan, and Cooper Leduke have been accepted into the highly selective St. Paul’s School Advanced Studies Program this summer.
Each year, St. Paul’s opens its doors to the most highly qualified juniors in New Hampshire’s public high schools for an intensive, five-week program of study. Through a competitive application process, students are selected to attend this program which runs for five weeks during the summer. Students live on campus and have an opportunity to study one topic in depth, as well as participate in a wide variety of activities and athletics during their stay.
Congratulations to these talented and highly qualified students.
The following awards were presented by the Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Board of Trustees at Baccalaureate on Tuesday, June 22:
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN ENGLISH: Sandra Black.
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL STUDIES: Devin Sullivan.
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE: Sarah Dupuis.
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL STUDIES: Hailey Stevens.
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN BUSINESS & COMPUTER STUDIES: Nathanial Schroeder.
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN ART: Alicia Baratier.
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN WORLD LANGUAGES: Emily Cunningham.
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN FAMILY AND CONSUMER STUDIES: Courtney Snow.
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN MATHEMATICS: Sandra Black.
FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION: Evan Tanguay.
FOR EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN CHORAL MUSIC: Nina-Marie Laramee.
FOR EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC: Faith Shiere.
FOR EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN MATH TEAM: Garrett Skidds.
FOR EXCEPTIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMA: Julia Sommer.
THE DAR GOOD CITIZENSHIP AWARD: Isabelle Lupinacci.
CBNA MALE AND FEMALE OUTSTANDING ATHLETE: Sarah Dupuis and Benjamin Watson.
THE HEADMASTER’S SCHOOL SERVICE AWARD: Emma Dubois, Brady Johnson, Danielle Landry, Isabelle Lupinacci, and Nicholas Sanderson.
PERFECT ATTENDANCE ALL FOUR YEARS: Isabelle Feenstra, Zachary Helm and Casey Szmyt.
PERFECT ATTENDANCE SENIOR YEAR: Taylor Bettencourt, Timothy Bowen, Emily Cunningham, Derek Elwell, Sydney Gast, John Grygiel, Joseph Herbert-Morello, Josiah Hinrichsen, Olivia Husted, Courtney Snow, and Hailey Stevens.
SCHOLASTIC AWARDS FOR ACHIEVING HONOR ROLL STATUS ALL FOUR YEARS: Emma Arsenault, Alicia Baratier, Raven Barnes, Maxim Begin, Taylor Bettencourt, Sandra Black, Jaelyn Brooks, Paul Colson, Emily Cunningham, Domminique Depianti, Emma DuBois, Sarah Dupuis, Derek Elwell, Isabelle Feenstra, Sydney Gast, Sydney Ho-Sue, Brady Johnson, Nina-Marie Laramee, Olivia Lee, Isabelle Lupinacci, Erik Nelson, Amaya Newport, Margaret Norman, Kayla Pollak, Alyssa Reiff, Victoria Sheridan, Garrett Skidds, Julia Sommer, Kathryn Spadafora, Hailey Stevens, and Caitlyn Ustaszewski.
SCHOLASTIC AWARDS FOR ACHIEVING HONOR ROLL STATUS FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE TERMS THEIR SENIOR YEAR: Emily Anderson, Bailey Arnold-Fuchs, Haley Arnold-Fuchs, Erin Boodey, Timothy Bowen, Suzannah Buzzell, Sydney Carney, Sarah Doiron, Aidan Fillion, Jocelyn Gagnon, Spencer Goad, Julia Greene, Jordan Haddock, Hannah Halka, Joseph Hebert-Morello, Cora Hodgdon, Danielle Landry, Emily Lentz, Kathryn Levesque, Jacob Lock, Shemrey Lussier, Trevor Massingham, Eleanor McDonough, Alexander Mercedes, Cailinn Monahan, Maxwell Nowak, Nicole Rogier, Caleb Rollins, Allison Rose, Nicholas Sanderson, Nathanial Schroeder, Faith Shiere, Courtney Snow, Jacob Spainhower, Drew Stevens, Evan Tanguay and Lindsay Wright.
VALEDICTORIAN AWARD: Sandra J. Black
SALUTATORIAN AWARD: Sarah E. Dupuis
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy is proud to announce the top ten graduates for the Class of 2018.
The Valedictorian for the class of 2018 is Sandra Black, daughter of Tracy and David Black of Nottingham. During her high school career Sandra has been a member of the Varsity Bass Fishing and Tennis teams. Sandra has also been a member of the National Honor Society, the International Thespian Society including both being both a Regional and State Thespian Officer, the Art Club, student government and she participated in Poetry Out Loud for all four years. Sandra has been accepted to Gordon College with a Presidential Scholarship, Simmons College with a Presidential Scholarship, and the University of New Hampshire with a Presidential Scholarship and the Hamel Scholarship. Sandra has decided to attend UNH with a major in social work.
The 2018 Salutatorian is Sarah Dupuis, daughter of Richard and Melanie Dupuis of Barrington. While at Coe-Brown, Sarah has been a member of the National Honor Society, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), and Peer Helpers as well as being a member of the Cross Country and Track and Field teams and a member of the Student Athlete Leadership Team. Sarah will be attending Sacred Heart University in the fall to study nursing.
The remaining top ten graduates are listed in alphabetical order:
Raven Barnes, daughter of Daniel and Dale Barnes of Strafford has been a member of the National Honor Society, the National Spanish Honor Society, Peer Helpers, the National Art Honor Society, FCCLA the Writing Center and the Math Team. She has also been a member of the Varsity Cross Country team. Raven has been accepted to UC Berkley, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Maryland, Illinois Institute of Technology, New York University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Boston University with an intent to study aerospace engineering,
Paul Colson, of Strafford, son of Casey Colson, Mary Broadstone and the late Burton Broadstone, has been a member of the CBNA Math Team during his years at CBNA. He will be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the fall to study electrical engineering and computer systems.
Olivia Lee, daughter of Kenneth Lee and the late Sandra Lee of Strafford, has been a member of the National Spanish Honor Society, the Math Team, the Swim Team, CBNA Writing Center, Project Search and the Russian/Greek Club while a student at CBNA. Olivia has been accepted to UNH and to Middlebury College where she plans to attend to study either Russian or Spanish.
Alyssa Reiff, daughter of Bonnie and Gary Reiff of Nottingham, has been a member of the National Honor Society, the International Thespian Society, FCCLA, Peer Helpers, the Writing Center, and Student Government during her years at CBNA. Alyssa plans to attend Messiah College to study Sociology and Anthropology.
Victoria Sheridan, daughter of Kori and Max Sheridan of Barrington, has participated in CBNA school life by being a member of the CBNA Writing Center, Student Government, FCCLA, National Honor Society, the Ping Pong Club and the Vegetarian Club during her years at Coe Brown. She has been accepted at Hofstra University, Stetson University, University of New Haven, University of Tampa, Ithaca College and George Mason University. Victoria has selected Ithaca College for her studies next year and will major in history with a minor in anthropology.
Garrett Skidds, of Barrington, son of Christine Skidds, Vilay Skidds and Steve Skidds, has been a member of the National Spanish Honor Society, the National Honor Society, the CBNA Math Team and the CBNA Writing Center. Garrett will be attending the University of Rhode Island to study cellular and molecular biology in his post-secondary life.
Julia Sommer, daughter of Rhoda and David Sommer of Northwood, has participated in Project Search, the CBNA Writing Center and the International Thespian Society during her years at Coe-Brown. Julia plans to attend the University of New Hampshire to double major in acting/directing and women’s studies when she returns to school in the fall.
Hailey Stevens, daughter of Jamie and Harley Stevens, Jr. of Northwood has been involved with Peer Helpers, Project Search, the National Honor Society and the New Hampshire Scholars Program while at CBNA. Hailey has been accepted to Colby Sawyer College, the University of Vermont, the University of Maine, the University of New England, St. Joseph’s College, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the University of New Hampshire. Hailey has chosen to attend UNH to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in the field of Nurse Practitioner.
In addition, the CBNA Class of 2018 consists of 149 students scheduled to receive diplomas on Friday, May 25, 2018, at 6:30 pm. One hundred and fifteen of these students will be recognized as honor graduates and 24 are members of the National Honor Society. Congratulations to the class of 2018.
On Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 6 pm in the Gerrish Gym, twenty Coe-Brown students will participate in this year’s Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Poetry Out Loud school contest as part of the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest, presented in partnership with the NH Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Poetry Foundation. This program is part of a national program that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance, and competition. The CBNA winner will advance to the regional competition. New Hampshire’s champion will then advance to the Poetry Out Loud National Finals in Washington, DC, where $50,000 in awards and school stipends will be distributed. This event is free and open to the public.
The Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Art Department is pleased to announce that twenty-three visual arts students received recognition in The 2018 Scholastic Art Awards of New Hampshire – A Regional Affiliate of the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, Inc. Students from CBNA received nine Gold Keys, ten Silver Keys and twenty-one Honorable Mentions. The Gold Key works will continue on and compete in the national competition with national results announced in Mid-March. In addition, pieces from Coe-Brown are part of an exhibit of 968 pieces of Gold Key, Silver Key and Honorable Mention Award winning works from students statewide on display beginning Tuesday, January 16 through Saturday, February 4 at the Stockbridge Theatre on the campus of Pinkerton Academy in Derry, NH. The exhibition is open to the public Mon. – Fri. 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. An awards reception will take place in the theatre on Sunday, February 4. Students in grades 7-9 will be honored at a ceremony beginning at noon, followed by honors for grades 10-12 at 1:00 pm and ending with the closing of the exhibition at 3 pm.
Coe-Brown Northwood Academy student recipients are as follows:
Domminique Depianti (12)
Honorable Mention – Drawing & IllustrationTitle: Sugar Rush
Sarah Dorion (12)
Honorable Mention – Photography – Title: When the Storm Comes
Honorable Mention – Photography – Title: Beyond the Seven Seas
Honorable Mention – Photography – Title: New Beginnings
Honorable Mention – Photography – Title: In the Shadows
Honorable Mention – Photography – Title: Night Ride
Isabelle Lupinacci (12)
Honorable Mention – Drawing & Illustration – Title: Serene Safari
Alicia Baratier (12)
Gold Key Award – Drawing & Illustration – Title: Dooley
Honorable Mention – Drawing & Illustration – Title: Emotionless
Raven Barnes (11)
Honorable Mention Award – Drawing & Illustration – Title: Open Water, Open Mind
Honorable Mention Award – Drawing & Illustration – Title: Dry Air
Morgan Burnap (9)
Gold Key Award – Photography – Title: Apple Harvest
Gold Key Award – Photography – Title: Sunrise
Honorable Mention – Photography – Title: Top of the Tower
Fiona O’Shea (10)
Gold Key Award – Painting – Title: Legacy
Gold Key Award – Drawing & Illustration – Title: September
Honorable Mention Award – Drawing & Illustration – Title: Confidence/youthful prince
Elizabeth Parece (12)
Silver Key Award – Photography – Title: Ferris wheel
Honorable Mention Award – Photography – Title: Chlorophytum Comosum
Drew Trembley (12)
Gold Key Award – Photography – Title: Stars over Bow Lake
Silver Key Award – Photography – Title: The Good Ole’ Days
Honorable Mention Award – Photography – Title: Jetty
Emily Dallaire (10)
Gold Key Award – Drawing & Illustration – Title: Printed
Silver Key Award – Printmaking – Title: Nevermore
Madelyn Dallaire (12)
Honorable Mention – Drawing & Illustration – Title: Starlet
Shannon Jackson (10)
Sliver Key Award – Painting – Title: Untitled 1984
Hayleigh McNeil (10)
Silver Key Award – Drawing & Illustration – Title: Delicious Donuts
Reegan Osborne (11)
Honorable Mention Award – Drawing & Illustration – Title: Sent From Heaven
Caitlyn Ustaszewski (12)
Honorable Mention Award – Digital Art – Title: Campfire Stories
Sierra Baker (12)
Silver Key Award – Photography – Title: Feathers
Jeremy Foster (10)
Honorable Mention Award – Printmaking – Title: Naturally
Brianna Jackson (10)
Honorable Mention Award – Printmaking – Title: Perfection in Purple
Nicolas LaMontagne (11)
Honorable Mention Award – Photography – Title: Log
Tyler LaMontagne (11)
Honorable Mention Award – Photography – Title: Water Bubble
Honorable Mention Award – Photography – Title: Fustic Leaves
Mabel Mackey (10)
Silver Key Award – Photography – Title: Cooped Up
Honorable Mention Award – Photography – Title: Quercus Phellos (Acorn Tops)
Sarah Madore (12)
Silver Key Award – Photography – Title: Crinkled
Courtney Snow (12)
Silver Key Award – Photography – Title: Blurred Actions
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