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Community Interest

The Ray School is contacted by local businesses and non-profits to make our parents aware of upcoming opportunities. We publish information that directly supports or enhances our K-5 population. Please note that these are not school sponsored events.

If you have a program you'd like featured, please contact Gwyn in the front office. Items will be featured for the month with updates each Friday.

Most Recent Post:

Week of May 9 - 13, 2022


Spring Wildflower Scavenger Hunt:

“ More than just beautiful accents to our hiking trails, wildflowers support pollinators and wildlife. Try Hanover Conservancy’s new scavenger hunt to learn some common spring wildflowers. In April and May visit the Mink Brook Nature Preserve and Tanzi Tract, Balch Hill Natural Area, Greensboro Natural Area. Take a photo of your results and send it to and receive a complementary packet of wildflower seeds! More details and the scavenger hunt can be found on our website at

We would love to know what you’re finding outside! Tag us on Instagram and/or Facebook @HanoverConservancy”

The Howe Library

The Howe Library Corporation is seeking a talented Development Coordinator to help galvanize community support for library programs and collections. Flexible schedule, generous compensation. Do you have a love of libraries, strong organizational skills, and excellent interpersonal abilities? We'd like to meet you. Learn more on the Howe Library website:

Circle Up

Circle Up! Invites all Dresden-Area Community members to participate in monthly meetings to support youth wellness, resiliency, and prevent substance misuse and suicide. Engage on whatever level feels right, bring ideas or listen to what other caregivers are thinking about. 

Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month at 7 PM and can be accessed via zoom. 

Unable to attend meetings, but want to stay involved in the conversation? Please consider joining the Circle Up! Facebook group and our email list

Chess Club at the Howe Library

Drop in for a game of chess; beginner to seasoned players. Open to kids, teens, and adults of all ability levels. Weekly on Wednesdays at the Howe Library from 6:00-8:00pm. More information.

Whaleback Mountain Nature and Arts Summer Camp

Whaleback is thrilled to announce our 2022 day camp! Your child is going to love this fun youth recreation camp. Our professional and caring staff will guide your kids through:

Daily Nature Exploration Walks

Wilderness Education

Daily Arts & Crafts

Sports including beach volleyball, kick ball, strider bikes

Cooling off with sprinklers, water balloons and more.

Daily Surprises!

Much, Much More!

Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm 

Two Sessions:

July 11th-15th

July 18th-22nd

Ages 5-12 welcome and a staff ratio of 1 to 8 kids.

Drop off begins at 8am and your child must be picked up by 4:30pm 

Lunch and daily snacks included

Costs: $275 per week, $100 non-refundable deposit per week due to reserve your space and remainder due by the 1st day of camp.

Lightning Soccer

Spring has sprung! The days are getting longer and warmer. Time to think Summer soccer. The Upper Valley Lightning Soccer Club is hosting camps for all ages in Hanover July 11 - 14 and August 8 - 11.  Check us out and sign up online at  See you on the pitch!