Announcing the 2019-20 “We Love Our School Because…”  Video Contest

New Hampshire has some of the best Middle School students and teachers in the country.  In our travels visiting schools, speaking with students, parents, and community members, we have developed a deep respect for the individuality and quality of all of NH’s Middle Schools.  To help others see what we have, we want to invite schools to share what is special, unique, and plain awesome about their schools.

To that end, the New Hampshire Association for Middle Level Education (NHAMLE) supported by the New England League of Middle Schools, The NH State Department of Education and AutoFair, are asking you and your students to enter the…


“We Love Our School Because…”  Video Contest

Submissions are OPEN, the deadline is March 9 for submission!   

Email Youtube link of your video to nhamleboard@gmail.com

This contest is sponsored by AutoFair, who believes strongly in the importance of Middle Level Education.

Click here or on the link to your left to see the rules and scoring rubric!


This is an exciting opportunity to showcase how awesome your school is and share that with others in the state and beyond!

Some Past Winners

Well, you did it, over the . past two years of the contest we have had over 60 videos submitted for the "We Love Our School Because" Video Contest!  We are thrilled to have so many outstanding schools participate in this year's event.  

We want to thank everyone who submitted videos.  They were all great, and while the differences in them were as different as each school, we loved all of them.  Our NH students did an outstanding job.

Our judges had the challenging job of applying the rubric and making a final decision.  There were lots of smiles, laughs, and compliments for each video, however, in the end, after more than two hours of viewing and discussing, the judges did make a final decision.  

Here are the last two mashups that includes clips from all of the great videos we received:

2019 Video Mash Up.mp4

2019 Mash Up


2018 Mash Up

Congratulations to our own 
Deborah Lachance 
on receiving
the New England League of Middle Schools' 

Deb receiving the award from MaryEllen Arigo and posing with her family who surprised her for the event.

Our Goals:
  • NHAMLE will promote Middle Level Education philosophy and best practices in middle level education.
  • Every New Hampshire educator of 10-14 year olds will know of NHAMLE.
  • NHAMLE will recognize exemplary contributions and achievements.

 Our Mission:

The New Hampshire Association for Middle Level Education’s mission is to articulate and to promote the philosophy of middle level education at the state and local level; to influence the development, implementation, and evaluation of middle level best practices; to broaden relationships with educators and community stakeholders who advocate for middle level learners; and to strengthen the organization to effectively promote the New Hampshire Association for Middle Level Education’s vision.