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News & Announcements Archive

2021-2022 School Year:

The Derry School Board is seeking Derry residents interested in serving on the Fiscal Advisory Committee. There are currently five openings (one seat for a 1-year term; two seats for a 2-year term; and two seats for 3-year term). Deadline: June 9, 2022. (public notice, 1-year term application, 2-year term application, 3-year term application)

2022 Official School/Town Election Results

American Legion Junior Oratorical Contest

Superintendent's Letter re: Waterford Upstart Summer Learning Path 2022

Superintendent Search Committee

Middle School Climate and Culture Academic Learning Environment Survey

Derry Cooperative School District Reopening Plan Roadmap to 2021-2022 School Year (3/11/2022)

LEA Plan on the Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Template

Derry Cooperative School District COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Guidelines (2/15/2022)

2022 Derry Town/School District Sample Ballots

2022 Warrant, 2022 Warrant for Deliberative School District Meeting, 2022 MS-26, 2022 MS-DSB

The Derry School Board is seeking candidates for three (3) positions on the Board. The filing period is January 19, 2022 to January 28, 2022. (public notice, application)

    • Current application status:

      • Candidates for the 2022 School Election School Board (3-Year Term): 3 Openings

          1. Brenda Willis

          2. Brian Pennell

          3. Butch Timpe

          4. Daniel Ferrarini

          5. David J. Clapp

          6. Elizabeth LaFauci

          7. Jonathan Dugan

          8. Lynn Perkins

          9. Maria Toledo

          10. Richard Tripp

          11. Stephen Schaefer

2020 School District Annual Report

NH Dept. of Education: reKINDling CURIOSITY (Every New Hampshire kid goes to camp!)

2020-2021 School Year:

2021-2022 Budget

Public Notice: Town of Derry Mosquito Control 2021

The Derry School Board is seeking Derry residents interested in serving on the Fiscal Advisory Committee for a three-year term. (public notice, application) Deadline: May 28, 2021

03/29/21 - Superintendent Letter to Families (re: Monday, April 12 - remote learning day for ALL students)

03/09/21 Official Election Results

SB Presentation (03/02/21): Updated Guidance for Transitioning to In-Person Learning

2021 Derry Cooperative School District Sample Ballot

DCSD Deliberative Session Presentation (revised 02/06/21)

2021-2022 Derry Pre-K - Grade12 Proposed Budget Brochure (revised 02/06/21)

2021 Warrant (amended at 02/06/21 Deliberative Session), 2021 MS-DSB, 2021 MS-26

Supervisors of the Checklist Session (1/19/21)

Public Hearing Notice 2021-2022 Proposed Budget

2020-2021 Bus Routes

2021-2022 Budget:

To better connect communities to up-to-date food resources in NH, the UNH Cooperative Extension and its partners have now published an interactive NH Food Access Map.

Public Notice: Mosquito Control 2020

Waterford UPSTART (free early learning program for 4-year-old children)

2019 Derry Cooperative School District Annual Report

2020-2021 Budget Information

Public Notices:

    • Three School Board positions (two 3-year positions, one 1-year position): Notice, 3-yr Application, 1-yr Application

    • One School District Moderator: Notice, Application

    • Current application status:

      • Candidates for the 2021 School Election School Board (3-Year Term): 2 Openings

        • Erika Cohen

        • Erica Layon

        • Paul Lutz

        • Jason MacLeod

  • Candidates for the 2021 School Election School Board (1-Year Term): 1 Opening

    • Michael Layon

    • Colleen Bryer

    • Jonathan Dugan

    • David Clapp

  • Candidates for the 2021 School Election School District Moderator (3-Year Term): 1 Opening

    • Cristina Guilford

Public Notice: School Board Vacancy (01/06/21)

2019-2020 School Year:

Letter from the Superintendent (07-10-20) - Return to School Overview Presentation

DCSD 2020 Summer Learning Plan (July 6, 2020 through August 7, 2020)

2019-2020 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony videos ( GHHMS, WRBMS) - June 4th, 2020

Food Service: Updated Locations & Times

School District Election Results 2020

2019-2020 Bus Routes

2019-2020 Derry Early Education Preschool (DEEP) Application

The Derry School Board is seeking Derry residents interested in serving on the Fiscal Advisory Committee for a three-year term. Deadline: June 6, 2020 (public notice, application)

2018 Derry Cooperative School District Annual Report

Parents are invited to complete the New Hampshire School Transition, Reopening and Redesign Taskforce Survey. This survey will close on May 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM.

The May 15th, 2020 Kindergarten Orientation has been postponed.


2020 Regional Biometric Health Screening (poster, promotional flyer) - 4/1/20, Gilbert H. Hood Middle School, 1-6pm CANCELLED

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19):

2020 School District Sample Ballot

Voter Checklist Session - February 29, 2020, 10-10:30am, Derry Municipal Center

Derry Cooperative School District 2020-2021 Full-Day Tuition-Free Kindergarten Presentation (revised 1/6/20)

Proposal for Tuition-Free Full-Day Kindergarten 2020-2021 (Brochure, Flyer)

Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed 2020-2021 School District Budget

The Derry School Board is seeking candidates for two (2) positions on the Board. The filing period is January 22, 2020 to January 31, 2020. (Public Notice, Application)

Informational Night for Budget & Tuition-Free Full-Day Kindergarten 2020 - 2021

PRESS RELEASE: 2020 Presidential Primary Date

Voter Checklist Session - Wed., Feb. 5, 2020 6-8pm, Derry Municipal Center, First Floor

2020 Voter Checklist Session (January 21 from 6 – 8pm)

Letter to Parents/Guardians of Middle School Student Athletes re: EEE (9/10/19)

NH DHHS Press Release: DHHS Identifies First Horse With Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Parent Welcome Letter

Letter to Parents/Guardians re:Safety (05/30/19)

2018-2019 School Year:

Public Notice: The Derry School Board is seeking Derry residents interested in serving on the Fiscal Advisory Committee for a three-year term (Application - Deadline: July 15, 2019)

2018-2019 End-of-the-Year Dates to Remember

The District will hold an evening fingerprinting session on May 29, 2019 for parents unable to schedule an appointment during the day. The fingerprinting session hours will be from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Office of the Superintendent of Schools. Please contact Toby Kaboub at 432-1210 to schedule an appointment.

March 12, 2019 School Election Results

Deliberative Session Presentation 2019-2020 - Feb. 9, 2019

Memo from Superintendent re: Deliberative Session

Facilities Presentation (revised 11/14/18)

2019-2020 Budget:

The Derry Cooperative School District is looking to fill the following vacancies in our schools for the 2018-2019 school year:

2018-2019 Student School Supply Lists (Elementary, Middle)

Derry Cooperative School District Emergency Information Night - Monday, May 6th, 6:30-8:00 pm, GHHMS Gym

The Derry Cooperative School District is looking to fill the following vacancy for the 2019-2020 school year:

Free Workshop: Autism Workshop - GHHMS Library, Tuesday - April 16, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Youth Summit 2019 (April 6, 2019)

Free Workshop: The IEP Organizer - Community Crossroads, 8 Commerce Dr., Atkinson NH, Friday, March 29, 2019 9am-12pm

Public Notice of Voter Checklist Session

Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 11 – 11:30 a.m, at Derry Municipal Center

The Derry School Board is seeking candidates for three (3) positions on the Board. (Public Notice, Application)

Candidates for the 2019 School Election

School Board (3-Year Term): 3 Openings

  • Brenda Willis

  • Anne Copp

  • Derick Anderson

  • Nicholas del'Etoile

  • Matt Leavitt

  • Thomas Cardon

  • Lynn Perkins

(2019 Warrant, 2019 MS-DSB, 2019 MS-26)

Proposed Budget Public Hearing Presentations: DCSD 2019-2020 Proposed Budget, PA 2019-2020 Proposed Budget

Public Notice of Voter Checklist Session

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 7 – 7:30 p.m, at Derry Municipal Center

2019-2020 Proposed-Budget Public Hearing Notice

Tues., Jan. 15, 2019, 6:30 PM, at WRBMS Cafeteria

Free Workshop: Managing Difficult Conversations

Jan. 31, 2019 6:30– 8:00 pm GHHMS (Pre-registration required)

Free Workshop: How To Be An Effective Participant At Your Child’s IEP Meeting? Nov. 8, 2018, 6:30–8:00 pm, GHHMS

Volunteer Fingerprinting Evening Appointment Session October 10, 2018 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM, Office of the Superintendent, 18 South Main Street Derry, NH

Free Workshop "What’s in Your Child’s IEP?"

September 13, 2018, 6 – 8 pm, GHHMS

Letter from Superintendent (09/03/18)

EPB Letter to Families

PUBLIC NOTICE: Seeking Derry residents to serve on the Fiscal Advisory Committee (Notice, Application)

2018-2019 Welcome Letter from Superintendent

Middle School Athletic Events have been cancelled for August 28 and August 29. The first day of tryouts will be Thursday, August 30. Please see each school's Athletic Page for more information.

School Funding Information Session

August 20, 2018, 6:30 PM, GHHMS

(Information, livestream video)

2017-2018 School Year:

Letter to Parents/Guardians from Principals

Letter to Parents/Families (May 25, 2018)

Letter to EDMES Community from EDMES Administration

Letter to Parents/Guardians from GHHMS Administration

Proposed Grade 5-8 Model:

2018-2019 Preschool Application at DEEP

Middle School Promotion Ceremonies:

- June 14th at Pinkerton Academy

- West Running Brook Middle School at 3:30 pm

- Gilbert H. Hood Middle School at 6:00 pm

Derry Cooperative School District Community Safety Forum April 5, 2018

Presentation: School Board and Town Council Workshop March 29, 2018

Town of Derry Legislative Task Force Workshop 03/29/18

Official Results - Annual School District Election - March 13, 2018

Screening for 2018-2019 Incoming Kindergarten Students

Letter to Parents (February 16, 2018)

2018-19 Deliberative Session Presentation - Feb. 10, 2018

2017 School District Annual Report

2018-2019 Derry Pre-K – Grade 12 Budget Highlights Brochure

Public Hearing Proposed Budget Presentation - Jan. 9, 2018

Facility Projections Presentations:

New Hampshire Department of Education Assessment Waiver

Upcoming Middle School Placement:

Facilities Study Committee Final - October 2017, Appendices & PowerPoint Presentation, FSC 10/24/17 Update, Grade 5-6 and 7-8 Proposed Configuration Fact Sheet

2018-2019 Budget (Meeting Schedule, District Overview Report, Proposed Budget)

2017-2018 Meal Prices

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Health Information:

Public Notices for:

Public Notice of Voter Checklist Session 01/23/18

Notice of Public Hearing - 2018-2019 Proposed School District Budget

Parent Literacy Night - October 18, 2017 @ 6:30pm, South Range Elementary School

School Board seeking Derry residents to serve on Fiscal Advisory Committee for three-year term. (Public Notice, Application)

Blizzard Bag Survey

2017-2018 District Brochure

2016-2017 School Year:

Resolution of the Derry Cooperative School Board

Public Notice - Public Hearing (Ratification of School District Meeting, May 9, 2017, WRB 7pm)

FDA News Release: Recall of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

Middle School Reassignment (Parent Letter, Request Form)

Public Notice - Mosquito Control

2017 School District Election Results

Annual Financial Statements for the Year Ended June 30, 2016

2017 School District Election Sample Ballot

Facilities Study Committee Public Forum - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

2016 School District Annual Report

Deliberative Session Presentation (2017-2018 Proposed Budget)

Letter from Fiscal Advisory Committee

2017 Warrant for Deliberative Session

Voter Checklist Sessions before School Deliberative Session

DCSD Proposed Budget & Warrant Articles Public Hearing Presentation 2017-2018 (January 10, 2016)

PUBLIC NOTICE: School Board seeking candidates for two (2) positions

PA 2017-18 Operating Budget (presentation for DCSD Public Hearing)

Notice of Public Hearing: Proposed 2017-2018 School District Budget

Derry Cooperative School District Overview Report for 17-18 Budget (12/27/16)

Derry Cooperative School District Proposed Budget Update (12/13/16)

Letters to Parents/Guardians: 12/08/16 update, 11/23/16, 11/16/16, 11/15/16, 11/14/16

(Job action by First Student bus drivers)

Request for Proposal: In-district Special Education Bus Transportation bid only extended to 12/28/16, Large Bus Transportation bid due 12/21/16

School Bus Transportation for DCSD:

Letter to GHHMS Parents/Guardians 11/21/16

Derry Cooperative School District Overview Report for 17-18 Budget (11/14/16)

Derry Cooperative School District Budget Presentation #2(updated 11/14/16)

PRESS RELEASE: Notice of Transportation Labor Dispute (11/04/16)

Letter to Parents/Guardians: EDMES Water testing (10/28/16)

NH Listening Tour

Letter to Parents/Guardians re:Safety Drills

2017-2018 Budget Meeting Schedule (updated 10/07/16)

Substitute Training Session Press Release

Zika Virus Fact Sheet (from NHDHHS)

Honeywell Phase II Energy Savings & Capital Improvement Facilities Project Financing

(July 26, 2016)

Honeywell Phase II - Additional Proposal Options

(July 12, 2016)

Facilities Study Committee Final Report and Recommendations Phase Two - June 2016

(updated 6/27/16)

ConnectED Initiative

Annual Audit Report