EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

March 29, 2013

Campbell to lead Salem School Board


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SALEM — The School Board has a new leader.

Bernard Campbell was elected chairman of the five-member board at its meeting Tuesday. He replaces Patricia Berry, who remains on the board.

Patricia Corbett will continue to serve as vice chairman and Peter Morgan remains secretary.

Campbell’s three-year term expires next year.

Corbett and Morgan were both re-elected to three-year terms earlier this month. All three are longtime members.

Salem High sets graduation date

SALEM — Salem High School seniors will graduate Friday, June 14.

The School Board scheduled the graduation date at its meeting Tuesday. The graduation ceremony begins at 6 p.m. at the school.

In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to 10 a.m. the following day, rain or shine. Last year’s ceremony was moved from Friday night to Saturday morning because of the weather.

Salem High officials will announce additional graduation information and Senior Week activities later this spring.

Fundraiser tomorrow for Sandown woman

HAVERHILL, Mass. — A fundraiser for Marsha Donahue, a bartender from Sandown who was recently diagnosed with cancer, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Amvets Hall, 576 Primrose St., Haverhill.

“Rocking Road to Recovery for Marsha Donahue” will feature three bands: Ready or Not, BB Gunz and The Groove, as well as food and raffles. Tickets, $15 each or two for $25, will be available at the door.

More information is available from Linda at (508) 284-7960.

Special education meeting rescheduled

HAMPSTEAD — The Hampstead Special Education Parent Group has rescheduled its meeting to Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Hampstead Middle School library. The snowstorm last week forced the rescheduling.

Mary Grillo of the N.H. Parent Information Center will present “Section 504 Plans and IEPs: What’s the Difference?”

All parents, school personnel and interested community members are welcomed and encouraged to attend this meeting.

ServiceLink opensat new location

ATKINSON — Rockingham County ServiceLink will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their new resource center at 8 Commerce Drive, Unit 802.

Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Nicholas Toumpas and state Sen. Chuck Morse, R-Salem, will be in attendance.

RSVP by calling 893-9769.