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October 21, 2015

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CBNA To Host Winter Financial Aid Night


Maris Madden from the University of New Hampshire, a volunteer of the New Hampshire Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, will be conducting a Winter Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, November 10 at 6:30 pm for students and families of Coe-Brown Northwood Academy. Ms. Madden will be providing information about the financial aid process, forms that will need to be completed, various programs that the government offers, and other available options that families can use to cover the cost of education.  All parents and students who are going on to any level of post-secondary education are encouraged to attend. 



CBNA Theatre Students To Present Once Upon A Mattress

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CBNA students Janais Axelrod as Princess Winnifred and Joseph Guptill as Prince Dauntless rehearse a scene from Once Upon a Mattress.


Coe-Brown Northwood Academy Theatre will proudly present the whimsical musical Once Upon a Mattress on October 22, 23 and 24, 2015 at 7 pm in the Gerrish Gym on the CBNA campus.


With Music by Mary Rodgers, Book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer, and Lyrics by Marshall Barer, Once Upon a Mattress turns the story of The Princess and the Pea on its head. Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab, or that Lady Larken’s love for Sir Harry provided a rather compelling reason that she reach the bridal altar post haste? Or did you know that, in fact, it wasn’t the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night? Carried on a wave of wonderful songs, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are you’ll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again.


The cast includes seniors Janais Axelrod, Jessica Cooper, Isaac Guzofski, Jared Neal, Emily Therrien, and Ryan Wadleigh; juniors Cassandra Barnhart, Lauren Burrows, Joseph Guptill, and Arianna Jones; sophomores Sandra Black, Erin Boodey, Zachary Helm, Nina Laramee, Jacob Lock, Kayla Pollak, Alyssa Reiff, Allison Rose, Courtney Snow, and Julia Sommers; and freshmen Braelin Ash, Shayla Ashley, Ian Gollihur, Mackenzie Flanders, Cooper Leduke, Logan Morton, Olivia Roach and Madison Rollins.  The production is directed by faculty member Elizabeth Lent with choreography by Kolby Hume and musical direction by David Deardorff.


Reserved tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, and will be available by calling 942-5531, ext. 237, by email [email protected] or at the main office before or after school. Hope to see you there.



It’s Not Too Early To Schedule Your Visit With Alison Gomes, Pediatric Dentist At Northwood Family Dental Center

By Meggin Dail

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 Dr. Alison Gomes wants to be your child’s pediatric dentist


I recently met with Pediatric Dentist Alison Gomes of Northwood Family Dental Center to find out what makes pediatric dentistry different from adult dentistry and why my children should have been seeing a dentist even before they have teeth.


Besides loving kids, what makes a pediatric dentist different from the dentist we visit as adults? Well, there’s a lot more to it than you think. First of all Dr. Gomes loves to be the first impression that kids get of the dentist office. By the time most of us visit the dentist we either have a problem or we have preconceived notions that going to the dentist is a bad thing. Dr. Gomes wants to change all that. “I actually prefer parents not to preface the visit with any talk about what to expect at the dentist. Often their own experience will shade what they tell their kids, especially if it was a bad experience.” Dr. Gomes wants to avoid words like shot, drill, needle, pain. “I’d prefer they don’t ‘talk it up’ either, just let your child know they are going to the dentist and let us handle the rest. We’ve been specifically trained to share the experience with the child to make it just another everyday normal experience.”


Pediatric dentists receive two additional years of training that involve learning about a child’s growth and development as a whole, not just their mouths and teeth. Pediatric Dentists also take classes in child psychology and behavior so they know what to expect and how to prevent or react to certain fears the child may have. Therefore they are specifically trained to in talking with and spending time with your child.


I asked Dr. Gomes, “It seems that children are receiving treatment much earlier these days than when I was a kid, is this true or is there just more of an awareness of oral health?”


“The first dental visit is recommended when the first tooth erupts or by age one, whichever comes first. There are so many tips we can give parents before their child’s teeth even emerge and we can get a good idea how to time treatment with their growth if they start to visit us early on, either to prevent issues or handle them in the best way possible.” Dr. Gomes states. For instance we know that soda is not the best drink for young teeth but many juices carry as much or even more sugar than soda. Dr. Gomes suggests white milk or water for growing teeth and gums. “ 90% of our job as pediatric dentists is talking to the child and parent about prevention of problems through diet and oral hygiene. Bringing your child to the dentist regularly may help prevent the need for more extensive treatment and allow us to recommend treatments, such as orthodontics or braces at the most appropriate time.” 


Dr. Gomes wants to create your child’s first impression of who and what a dentist is. The first visit is called the “knee to knee” visit when the 1 or 2 year old will sit in mom or dad’s lap, not in the dentist chair, while the dentist speaks to your child and does the initial exam. The only preparation that you might give your child is for his/her to be well rested and fed and have taken any prescribed medications. That way Dr. Gomes has the opportunity to make the best first impression of what a visit to the dentist is like. Personally, my visit with Dr. Allison Gomes was very relaxing. She’s a caring individual with a bright smile and she even let me have the comfy chair.



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Northwood Youth Photography Contest


Six young photographers were selected to receive recognition for the photos they submitted to the call for entries to feature a favorite Northwood location. Town Administrator Joseph Gunter set up the program to encourage youth to connect with their town using their creative abilities. The Northwood Board of Selectmen presented puzzles donated by Piece Time Puzzles of Northwood that were made from the photos submitted by the children. Enlargements of the photos were framed and are displayed at the town hall. Shown receiving their puzzles are from left: Libby White, Scott Ireland, Seth Ireland and Sarah McGuiness. Presenting the puzzles from left are Selectman Scott Bryer, Town Administrator Joseph Gunter, Selectman Chairman Timothy Jandebeur and Selectman Richard Wolf.  Absent from photo are Megan and Ben Brieger who submitted winning photos. 




Sharon E. Langlois


Northwood – Mrs. Sharon E. Langlois, 67, died, surrounded by loving family, on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at her home on Upper Deerfield Road in Northwood.


Born in Newburyport, MA, on March 22, 1948, Sharon was the daughter of the late Clifford Fairbanks and Geraldine (Dorr) Fairbanks Price.


She spent early years in Massachusetts and after her move to NH lived in Deerfield before becoming a Northwood resident.


Sharon had worked as a nursing aide for the Sisters of the Holy Cross in Manchester.


She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Norman Langlois of Northwood; 3 sons, Norman Langlois of Rockledge, FL, Keith Langlois of Beaubridge, LA, and Joseph Langlois of Nashua; 6 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; 3 siblings, Sandra Watson of Manchester, Mark Perry of Amesbury, MA, and Toni Price of Rockledge, FL; and nieces and nephews.


Graveside services for Mrs. Langlois were held Friday, October 16, at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Northwood.


Tom Petit of the Still Oaks Funeral & Memorial Home is assisting with arrangements and offers an on-line guestbook at






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