Woodland Heights Elementary School Principal Eric Johnson said a fourth-grader's father was incarcerated because of a drug offense. Despite this horrific event, the child is happy to come to a school where adults are looking out for him. “That kid comes to school with a smile on his face because somebody cares for him,” the principal said. All five Laconia schools are considered high-poverty institutions, with about 60 percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunches. '”Sen. Maggie Hassan chats with kindergartners Ameyiah Leclerc (center) and Isabella Ancora during a visit to Pleasant Street School in Laconia on Friday.
Source: Daily Sun January 13, 2018 04:52 UTC