CBNA to Host Run to Fall 5K

Run to Fall logoThe Run to Fall 5k has been an annual community event for 15 years where runners and walkers come together to race on Coe-Brown Northwood Academy’s own cross country course. This year’s run will take place on Sunday, September 11 at 10 am at the CBNA track in Northwood.  Events for the day include a 2.5k walk, a 5k run and a 400 meter kids run, as well as “fun spots” throughout the course which encourage participation. Come support CBNA’s cross country team and sign up today! The first 125 entrants will receive free Nike shirts! Preregistration is $17. Sign up at Registration on the morning of the race between 8-9:45 am is $20. If you have any questions or need more information, please feel free to e-mail Tanner Richards or Allison Pratt at

CBNA Student to Sponsor Run/Walk for Forgotten Tails

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy student Abby Dupuis is hosting her senior portfolio project, a run/walk for Forgotten Tails Animal Rescue, on Saturday, June 18, at 9 AM at the Deerfield Fairgrounds in Deerfield, NH.  Early registration is $22 for adults and $17 for all current CBNA students and for students under 16. People can also register at the event for $30.

Individuals who register online at Webscorer ( by June 3rd will receive a free t-shirt. Philbrick’s gift cards will be given out to the top male and female finisher in every category. Forgotten Tails Animal Rescue is a non-profit organization that finds forever homes for dogs in need. Please contact Abby Dupuis at with any questions.

Join us Sunday July, 24th at 4pm for CBNA Community Appreciation Night in Portsmouth

Free for CBNA Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, Students & Families. Enjoy a night of baseball in Portsmouth with your family. All in attendance will receive a ticket which will allow them to purchase a $3 meal deal at the concession stand (includes a hot dog, bag of chips and a bottle of water) when they present their CBNA ticket at the entrance gate.

CBNA will be tossing out the first pitch.

Special appearance by Benny, our beloved CBNA Mascot… maybe even a few “friendly” races between Benny and Mick (the Seacoast Mavericks mascot)

You could win great raffle prizes including an Apple iPad valued at $399.

So grab the kids, bring the grandparents — enjoy a day with the greater CBNA community. Reserve tickets for your friends and family today!

Tickets can be reserved online until July 19. After that time, please call 942-5531 x186.

CBNA Paul Guptill ’52 Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament Registration is Now Open

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Saturday, June 11, 2016

Join us for this wonderful gathering of the greater Coe-Brown community, including alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents and grandparents. The 2016 CBNA Paul Guptill ’52 Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament will be held at Nippo Lake Golf Club in Barrington, NH. The tournament is open to golfers of all skills and ability levels. It never disappoints… excellent food, giveaways, prizes and raffles are features of this tournament. Past tournament golfers can tell you, while many mulligans may be taken and… Read more and register.

CBNA Theatre to Present The Fantasists and The Tempest March 3, 4 & 5

Tempest Tshirt design finalCBNA Theatre will present two short plays, The Fantasists by Randy Wyatt and an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, on March 3, 4 and 5 at 7 pm in the Gerrish Gym on the Coe-Brown Northwood Academy campus. In the first selection, The Fantasists, two young wizard-storytellers compete to become Fantasists—honorable illusionists whose stories come to life. In the stories there is a prince, an evil ice queen, a formidable snow lion, a rambunctious sun wolf and the Gnome-Who-Lives-in-a-Lake-but-Doesn’t-Know-Why. But as perky Floriad and win-at-all-costs Somnia, forced to work together in their final test, see their tale (hilariously) fall apart, it will take every storytelling twist the acolytes know—and a few smuggled in from their mentors—to get through this ultimate battle of magic and storytelling. The cast includes seniors David Coe, Jessica Cooper; and Isaac Guzofski; juniors Arianna Jones and Andrew Leas; sophomores Sandra Black, Erin Boodey, Zachary Helm, Nina Laramee, Alex Mercedes, Cailinn Monahan, Julia Sommer and Courtney Snow; and freshmen Braelin Ash, Mackenzie Flanders, Olivia Roach, and Madison Rollins. The other selection, The Tempest, Shakespeare’s last play, combines elements of mystery, romance, intrigue, broad comedy, magic, and music. A usurped duke named Prospero and his now adolescent daughter have made an almost-abandoned island their home, along with a fairy named Ariel and a half-human slave, Caliban. Prospero uses magic to conjure a storm to bring his usurping brother and his cohorts to the island, with magical and fantastic results. Included in the cast of this selection are seniors Janais Axelrod, Damian May, Jared Neal, Emily Therrien, and Ryan Wadleigh; juniors Cassandra Barnhart, Lauren Burrows, Joseph Guptill, and Kelsey Wallace; sophomores Kayla Pollak, Alyssa Reiff and Allison Rose; and freshmen Brian Downer, Ian Gollihur and Cooper Leduke. The production is directed by faculty member Elizabeth Lent with assistance from faculty member Kolby Hume. Production stage manager is junior Kayla Cates. Reserved tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors and are available after February 29, by calling 942-5531 ext. 237, by email –, or at the CBNA main office. Tickets will also be available at the door.

CBNA Announces Poetry Out Loud Contest

On Thursday, February 4, 2016 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 on May 3-4, 2016, in Washington, DC, where $50,000 in awards and school stipends will be distributed. This event is free and open to the public.

SAU #44 Welcomes Katie LeClerc Greer to Present on Internet Safety and Digital Responsibility

SAU #44 welcomes Katie LeClerc Greer to present Internet Safety and Digital Responsibility for Students in Grades 6-8 and 9-12: Understanding Your Digital Footprint

January 21, 2016

CBNA: 8:00-8:50
Strafford School (Gr. 6-8): 10:50-11:40
Nottingham School (Gr. 6-8): 9:20-10:10
Northwood School (Gr. 6-8):  1:35-2:20

The majority of kids in grades 6 and beyond have social networking accounts and are actively networking with others using various forms of technology (i.e. apps, messaging, etc.). At this stage, it’s imperative for them to know that there are consequences for their actions, as once they send, save or share, their information is out there – and stays out there – forever.   The following is an example of what is covered during this session:

  • What is personal information? What are privacy settings?
  • Social Networking including current trends
  • Interactive gaming rules and thoughts
  • Texting/smartphone usage including app trends, appropriateness and  tracking
  • Technology tattoos and creating a favorable, positive online brand
  • Cyberbullying

PARENTS/GUARDIANS:  We have included something special for you that you will not want to miss!  Join us at Nottingham School for a compelling, informational evening Parent Program  (*must be 18 years or older to attend)

January 21, 2016, 6:30pm-8:00pm

  • FREE RAFFLE PRIZE TICKET just for attending will be given to every parent at the evening event for a chance to win gift cards and technology related prizes!
  • FREE CHILDCARE will be provided that will include movies and crafts!
  • 6:00-6:30pm there will be coffee and snacks prior to the Parent Presentation!

Our kids are doing WHAT? What can I do to protect them? What apps should I be worried about? Is social networking safe? Is my child being cyberbullied? What’s texting? Sexting? What’s next? It’s often overwhelming being a parent today in our technology-driven society. Keeping up with the latest trends and dangers can often seem like an impossible task. Katie will help you navigate the digital waters and let you know what’s new, what’s now, and what’s next when it comes to your children and technology, and provides parents with proactive initiatives to keep kids safe.

Katie LeClerc Greer has been featured on Fox25 News Boston, the O’Reilly Factor and The Meredith Vieira Show. For more information on Katie LeClerc Greer and her presentation, visit

CBNA FCCLA Chapter to Host Parent’s Night Out

Attention all busy parents needing to get some Christmas shopping done! Coe-Brown Northwood Academy’s FCCLA (Family Career and Community Leaders of America) chapter will be hosting a “Parent’s Night Out”, on December 12,, 2015 from 4-7 pm at Cowabunga’s Indoor Playground in Hooksett, NH. The members of FCCLA are qualified for childcare, and are planning fun activities for all the children. The cost is $10 which includes a $2 donation going towards the FCCLA Chapter. Senior Alexis Arsenault is organizing the event as her Senior Portfolio Project. Please RSVP as soon as possible to either or Mandy Morales at (603) 942-5531 ext. 141.

Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Parent Information Nights

Coe-Brown Academy will be holding Parent Information Nights for parents who are interested in learning more about the school. For anyone outside Northwood, Strafford, or Nottingham this is an opportunity to learn more about the curriculum and what is available at Coe-Brown as they make their decisions of where to send their children to high school. For Northwood, Nottingham, and Strafford parents, it is an opportunity to learn more about the school as well as get acquainted with the various programs offered. 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 Barrington Parent Night will be Monday, November 2 at 6:30. The Northwood/Strafford Parent Night will be Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 and the Nottingham Parent Night will be Tuesday, November 17 at 6:30.