Gale School Education Center
A Timeline of Events
Up to Date Information
Feasibility Study of Gale School RELOCATION, Memorial School RENOVATION, and Middle School ACCESS.
Christopher P. Williams Architects
March 24, 2001 - Shaker Regional School District Annual School District Meeting - held at the Belmont Middle School.
12-06-2006 Laconia Citizen Gale School receives and early present 12-04-2006 Laconia Citizen Effort to Save Gale School continues 11-24-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Gale School group hearing very little that sounds like encouragement 11-11-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Save Gale school effort just part of historical society revival 11-02-2006 Winnisquam Echo Gale School may get $4,800 10-30-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Waterson approaching Gale School from two different angles 10-27-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Gale School Plans remains Undecided 10-26-2006 Winnisquam Echo Architect hired to look at Shaker's long-term plans 10-25-2006 Laconia Citizen Gale School Committee airsits frustration 10-25-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Save Gale School group is prepared to offer its own warrant article 10-24-2006 Laconia Daily Sun With no major school projects planned, Gale School group fears inaction 10-24-2006 Laconia Citizen Gale School fate on line in Belmont 10-19-2006 Winnisquam Echo Gale School not on "Seven to Save" 10-16-2006 Laconia Citizen Historic Belmont School gets cleanup 10-16-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Volunteers clear Gale School of 9 truckloads and one dumpster full of old desks & debris 10-12-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Gale School cleanup set for Saturday; Committee seeks volunteers, donations 10-10-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Concord St. site for Gale School to be investigated 10-10-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Cleanup the Gale School on Saturday 9-28-2006 Winnisquam Echo Committee raising funds to save Gale School 9-23-2006 Manchester Union Leader Belmont residents try to Save Gale School 9-22-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Original Gale School painting to be raffled 9-21-2006 Winnisquam Echo Board delays Gale School decision 9-21-2006 Laconia Citizen Own a piece of history 9-15-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Shaker Board decides to think about Gale School building for awhile longer 9-15-2006 Laconia Citizen Fate of historic school tabled 9-15-2006 Concord Monitor No decision on historic building the old Gale School Could be put on Sale 9-10-2006 Concord Monitor Gale School is worth Saving; now's the time 9-7-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Attend the school district meeting and help save the Gale School 9-3-2006 Manchester Union Leader Ashland and Shaker Regional districts striving to preserve schools 9-2-2006 Laconia Citizen Gale School fundraiser continues this weekend 8-24-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Corrective notice, "Save Our Gale School" effort grows article from 8-23-2006 8-24-2006 Winnisquam Echo Gale School Committee asks board for support 8-24-2006 Laconia Citizen Gale School worth preserving 8-23-2006 Laconia Daily Sun "Save Our Gale School" effort grows 8-23-2006 Laconia Citizen Options studied for Gale School 8-23-2006 Manchester Union Leader Group raises $650 for school 8-22-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Selectmen advise Gale School Committee they'll need outside help to save the structure 8-21-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Superintendent points to Memorial building as possible solution for Shaker's space needs 8-11-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Residents organize to save Historic Gale School
8-10-2006 Shaker Regional School District School Board Minutes
7-24-2006 Laconia Daily Sun No move has been made yet to Save Belmont's Gale School 7-20-2006 Winnisquam Echo Gale School's fate hangs in the balance 7-14-2006 Laconia Daily Sun Shaker board moves to get ride of Gale School 7-13-2006 Shaker Regional School District School Board Minutes
This page was last updated: March 30, 2016
3-9-3016 Winnisquam Echo Shaker voters rally in support of preserving the Gale School 3-8-2016 The Citizen Shaker Regional School voters approve $21.7 million budget 3-8-2016 Laconia Daily Sun Gale School survives Shaker voting 3-7-2016 The Citizen Gale School save from destruction 3-4-2016 Laconia Daily Sun The Gale School is a beautiful example of Belmont's history 3-2-2016 The Citizen Gale School's fate to be decided Friday 3-1-2016 The Citizen Last Chance to Save Gale School 2-26-2016 Laconia Daily Sun Embree, Caruso vie for Shaker Board Spot 2-26-2016 Laconia Daily Sun Asking voters to instruct Shaker board to use Gale School 2-23-2016 Laconia Daily Sun Once Gale School is gone there is no going back; vote 'yes' 2-22-2016 Laconia Daily Sun Will the Sun Set this Year on the Gale School? 2-9-2016 Laconia Daily Sun Gale School to come before voters in three different warrant articles in March 2-9-2016 Laconia Daily Sun Let me explain the 2 Warrant Articles Dealing with the Gale School 2-9-2016 Laconia Daily Sun Please Vote to Save the Gale School at Shaker Voting on March 4 2-9-2016 Laconia Daily Sun Gale School to come before voters in three different Warrant Articles 2-5-2016 Concord Monitor Shaker Regional School District proposals to switch to SB2, raze Gale School 03-09-2015 Laconia Citizen Shaker Regional School District voters approve, kindergarten, pay raises 03-07-2015 Newspaper Article Shaker voters put off vote on taking wrecking ball to Gale School for a year 03-06-2015 Laconia Citizen Gale School saved for another year 02-19-2015 Laconia Daily Sun Shaker drops full-day kindergarten in favor of half-day pre-K 02-19-2015 Laconia Daily Sun Save Our Gale School committee submits last-minute plan to Shaker School Board 02-18-2015 Laconia Daily Sun Let's not give up on Saving Gale School; come to March 6 meeting 02-14-2015 Laconia Daily Sun Let's move Gale School to solid foundation & convert to SAU office 01-20-2015 Laconia Daily Sun Shaker Board Asking Voters for Universal Pre-K (Gale voted to demolish preserve bell) 01-15-2015 Laconia Daily Sun Shaker board delays vote on Gale School until asbestos costs are known 12-24-2014 Laconia Daily Sun Shaker superintendent wishes Gale School donor had approached board 12-23-2014 Laconia Daily Sun Donor surfaces as Gale School preservation appeared to hit a wall 11-14-2014 Laconia Daily Sun Estimates to raze Gale School in $43,000 range 09-02-2014 Laconia Daily Sun Shaker Board wants price tag for demolition of Gale School 01-15-2014 Laconia Daily Sun Gale Group meets with Board of Selectmen 11-12-2013 Laconia Daily Sun Trustees nix idea of converting Gale School to Library 09-2013 Laconia Daily Sun Save Gale School Committee encouraged after meeting with Shaker board again 09-12-2013 The Citizen - Laconia, NH Group suggests use for Gale School 08-30-2013 Laconia Daily Sun Group determined to Save Gale School say building is sound 2013 Gale School Inspection - Omega Structural Engineers (hired by Save Our Gale School Committee) 2013 Gale School Inspection - Town of Belmont 2013 The Citizen-Laconia, NH Gale School Belmont, NH 08-28-2013 Laconia Daily Sun State tells Belmont that Gale School has historical significance 07-24-2013 Laconia Daily Sun Committee will make 1 last effort to Save Belmont's Gale School Building 4-17-2008 Winnisquam Echo Gale School question continues at annual meeting 4-15-2008 Laconia Daily Sun Town and school think over future of Belmont's Gale School 4-11-2008 Laconia Daily Sun Army engineers, Huot students could reduce cost of saving Gale School 08-29-2007 Laconia Citizen Capital plans to be addressed in Belmont (consideration given to move Gale School)
March 8, 2002 - Shaker Regional School District - Annual School District Meeting - held at Belmont Middle School.
Letters of Support
Letter of Resources
Restoration Conservationist 08-1999
Save Our Gale School Archives