School Program News

A Day at the Races

In May, middle school students gathered for the 10th Annual Monadnock Region Solar Sprint, a solar-powered model car competition coordinated by the Harris Center.

Educators Honored at 2017 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized several extraordinary partners at our 47th Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 22.

Solar-Powered Fun at the 9th Annual Solar Sprint

The 9th Annual Monadnock Region Solar Sprint, a solar-powered model car competition coordinated by the Harris Center, was a day of fun and learning.

Lab Girls Brings STEM to Life

A new Harris Center afterschool club, designed to help middle school girls stay in love with science, is officially underway.

Women Who Care Support Lab Girls

Lab Girls, a new Harris Center afterschool program to help middle school girls stay in love with science, has received seed funding from 100+ Women Who Care.

Partners Honored at 2016 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized two outstanding partners at our 46th Annual Meeting on October 16.

8 Years of Solar-Powered Fun

In early June, more than 100 students from six area schools gathered at Adams Park in Peterborough for the 8th Annual Monadnock Region Solar Sprint.

Janet Altobello Receives Conservation Educator of the Year Award

Congratulations to our own Janet Altobello, who has received the Hillsborough County Conservation District’s Conservation Educator of the Year Award for 2016!

8th Graders Wade into Water Quality

Last month, 8th graders from South Meadow and Great Brook Schools worked with the Harris Center to study water quality in Bogle and and No Name Brooks.

Volunteers Lauded at 2015 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized many extraordinary partners at our 45th Annual Meeting on October 18.

Snow Science at Otter Brook Farm

This month, Harris Center teacher-naturalists worked with 8th graders to conduct a “snow math” investigation.

ConVal Educators Lauded at Annual Meeting

The Harris Center recognized two extraordinary educators from the ConVal School District at our Annual Meeting on October 19.

Antrim Students Explore Art and Science with the Harris Center

In November, AES teachers worked with Harris Center naturalist Jenn Sutton to integrate art and outdoor exploration into a 4th grade science curriculum.

Spooky Studies at the Village Cemetery

In a nature story befitting Halloween, 4th graders at the Jaffrey Grade School have discovered that cemeteries are the perfect place to study the weathering of rocks.

Laura White and AUNE Celebrated at 2013 Annual Meeting

The Harris Center honored two exemplary partners at our Annual Meeting on October 20.

Science and Stewardship at Otter Brook Farm

In early June, 8th graders from Great Brook and South Meadow Schools came together for a morning of service learning.

Junior Solar Sprint a Solar-Powered Success!

Last week, over 100 students from six area schools gathered in Peterborough for the 6th Annual Monadnock Regional Junior Solar Sprint.

Three Cheers for the Educators of the Year!

Emily Wrubel and Stacy Egan, 8th grade science teachers in the ConVal school district, have been named the 2013 New Hampshire Environmental Educators of the Year.

Keene Teachers Celebrated at 2012 Annual Meeting

Andrea Dube and Gail Woolridge were honored for their collaboration on a Birds Across the Seasons curriculum for 3rd graders.

Harris Center in the News

The Harris Center was featured in regional, state and even national media this summer.

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