Merrimack Valley School District • SAU #46

• 105 Community Drive • Penacook, NH • 03303 • phone - 603.753.6561 • fax - 603.753.6023 •

"It's a matter of PRIDE!"

Merrimack Valley School Board Approves Reopening Framework

  • 7.24.2020 - On Thursday evening, 7.23.2020, nearly 400 participants joined the School Board to hear / view a presentation about a plan to reopen schools in the MVSD. After the presentation, the Board engaged in conversation and posed questions to SAU and MVSD administration. Following this discussion, members of the public were invited to share testimony and ask questions. Administration and the Board provided clarification and responses. To conclude the special meeting, the Board moved to approve a framework.

  • The presentation (which includes details and information about the reopening framework) can be found here - link

  • The revised calendar can be found here - link

  • Parents will be sent a survey during the week of 7.27 - 7.31. This survey will ask parents to choose an option (as identified in the framework) and to indicate their transportation preference.

  • These choices will lead to finalized building-level plans as well as student and teacher assignments.

  • Please stay tuned for this survey. Thank you for supporting our schools!

NOTICE - MVSD Board Vacancies

  • The MVSD School Board has two (2) open Board seats

  • Boscawen Representative

  • At-Large (from any MVSD town/village - Boscawen, Loudon, Penacook, Salisbury, or Webster)

  • Interested individuals should send a "Letter of Interest" (email or physical) to MVSD Board Chair Seelye Longnecker:

    email -

    Seelye Longnecker, MVSD Board Chair
    105 Community Drive
    Penacook, NH 03303

  • Letters of interest are due by Friday, August 14 2020

Food Service

  • Click here to apply online for free and reduced lunch/breakfast

  • Parents are urged to complete the application in cases of either reduced income levels or unemployment situations. The application is reviewed according to federal guidelines and held in strict confidentiality

  • If you have questions or problems, please contact Chris Michael or Wendy LaClair at 753-1420 or

MVSD Promotional Video

Thanks to all the students who participated!

Check out our new MVSD Spotlight!

Click here to view the new MVSD YouTube Influencers!

MVSD Learner Framework logo

MVSD Mission Statement


MVSD Tweets

Website 2018

MVSD - District Calendar

Scheduled Board/Committee Meetings

  • Monday, August 10, 2020 - 7:15pm - MVSD School Board Meeting (remote)

  • Monday, September 14, 2020 - 7:15pm - MVSD School Board Meeting (planned for in-person and distanced @ MVHS)

This document serves as a proactive communication and planning device for the MVSD and its communities. This document is a continual work in progress and certain aspects may change. Any changes will be reflected automatically in the link above.

Stop Bullying

Bullying is an extraordinarily important topic facing students, parents, families, and schools. The MVSD is committed to increasing awareness and education, while proactively partnering with our constituents to end bullying. The following link leads you to a website that provides definitions, processes, and helpful resources in this effort.

Congratulations to Mark MacLean

2020 NH Superintendent of the Year

Read the press release from the NHSAA.

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• 105 Community Drive • Penacook, NH 03303 • 603.753.6561 (phone) • 603.753.6023 (fax)

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