HAMPSTEAD – The Hampstead Garden Club annually gives a grant to a Hampstead teacher in honor of the late Michael Gorham, a Hampstead resident and attorney who believed in educating the town’s youth in appreciation and stewardship of community resources. Gorham, who was the town moderator and school moderator for many years and served as
SANDOWN – Winning the top spot in the 2015 Sandown Central School spelling bee was fifth grader Dylan Brandano, who outspelled his fourth and fifth grade peers after several rounds of words. A close runner-up was Chris Beyrent, but the group of representatives from each class in the school also put up a strong showing.
Granite State Arts Academy (GSAA) Business Manager Wendie Leweck pointed to the papier-mache masks hanging in the lobby. “These are from the unit on masks,” she said. “They also worked in acrylics and they’ve done sculpture.” She paused at a wall of paintings, noting, “These are called ‘micography.’ It’s the art of using words to