Tag Archive for Education

MES: Kudos for a job well done…

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The Gazette occasionally trolls the Mason, NH school web site for information. However, the “front page” appears to be under the control of the administration, it’s not until one digs down a little deeper that one finds the google back…

Movie Night with Mr. Rick

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Today we received our first auto e-mail that keeps us abreast of happenings at Mason Elementary School. “Just a reminder that tomorrow night, Friday, November 20th is Monthly Movie Nite! with Mr. Rick and Company. The movie will be “Wreck-It…

From the Mouths of Children

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We found the following interesting comments in the first issue of “The Mustang Messenger” (archive pdf link here), a publication of the Mason Elementary School written by the kids. At least the kids are honest about where our tax dollars…

Photos with Santa

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A November 5, 2015 posting on the Mason NH School District site brought back fond memories… until we got the the part about “Cost: 10$/family, photos will be edited and emailed to you along with permission to duplicate”. Whoa… times…

Broadband News from Another Planet…

Local ballots in 17 [Colorado] counties all resulted in voters electing to allow their local governments to offer broadband service in competition with private cable companies. The vote overturns a 2005 law that prevented any government agency from competing in…

Teacher Web Pages

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The Gazette has been told that the Mason School District will be moving to a new web format on October 30. With all such efforts, sometimes there are bumps in the road so you might want to take a look…

Random Musings on Education

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Here at the Gazette we found this article hillarious. An enterprising 11 year old making a buck (actually $2) by selling highly secure passwords that can be generated from a dice and a published algorithm. From the entrepreneur’s site: Q:…

Musings About Staged Media Events

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As the Gazette editor was looking for interesting photo ops at the recent “NH Executive Council comes to Mason” event we became torn. Do we attend a meeting where the podium members speak but is advertised as no public comment?…

Confirmation of a Confirmation

Mason, NH, School Board Meeting, October 19, 2015 – discussions at the Mason School Board Meeting seem to indicate that both NH Governor Hassan and the NH Excecutive council will be visiting Mason, NH on October 21, 2015. First at…

Smarter Balanced Test Results

So what is a “smarter balance”? One that precludes putting a finger on one side and tipping the scale? We first heard that “smarter balance” would not be comparable to “NECAP” (the prior test). Imagine that. Lack of continuity to…