Tuition for children that did not live in Croydon but attended Newport
School on Croydon’s tuition list is still under investigation.
Please note that is important that all parents who have schoolchildren
attending Newport Schools fill out the residency form received in the
mail, to bring them back to the schools with the required residency
Please note there is a special meeting for information regarding Special
Education on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 6:00 p.m. in the Town Hall. State
Director of Special Education Santina Thibedeau will be present
to answer questions and concerns about the laws, how IEP are determined,
special education transportation and least restrictive environment. This
is a must attend for all of those who have questions regarding costs
during the Annual School Meeting.
Amanda Simon, teacher at the Croydon Village School, and Jean
Akpan, kindergarten teacher, reported that they had seven students
in summer school and accomplished the goals for the students
for keeping them on track.
The next school board meeting is on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 6:30 in the
Croydon Village School.
If you would rather dance than eat, hanker after live fiddle
tunes, crave the merriment of plain old kitchen junkets, then it’s
time to bring you two left feet to the celebration of country folks’
old-time frolics presented by Adam Boyce and hosted by the
Croydon Historical Society in cooperation with the New Hampshire
Humanities Council Contact: Cora
This is a free event and opened to everyone.
Christmas Balls for Sale
Croydon Historical Society’s Christmas Ball for 2008 portrays The
Stevens/Gross House. It is currently the home of Rita Gross
and the late “Bud” Gerald Gross.
The Stevens/Gross House served Croydon as the Sugar River Telephone Company from 1911-1938. Susan (Dunbar) Gross was the only telephone operator employed by the company, established by a group of businessmen from Grantham and Croydon in 1902. Susan Dunbar Gross was the telephone operator a total of 36 years, first in Grantham and the Stevens/Gross house in Croydon.The home was built on an old foundation by Nathaniel Stevens in 1882. Nathaniel, Hannah (Gross), and their nephew Dana Stevens Gross lived in the home. Dana grew up, served as General Manager of the phone company from 1904-1938, and installed the first telephone line on Croydon Mountain. His son Gerald Gross NH District Fire Chief installed the last telephone line on the mountain.
Costs of the Christmas ball are $10.00 and comes in a crush proof box. If you wish to purchase, a ball contact any member of the Croydon Historical Society or call Bert Smith at 863-4027
NH Audubon Live Hawk Demonstration
(Saturday 09/20/2008 - 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM)
Carter Hill Rapton
Observatory and Orchard - 73 Carter Hil Rd., Concord NH 03301
by: NH Audubon
For more information: Joanie Albers, Program Director, N. H. Audubon 603-224-9909 x 342
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