ConVal Regional High School
Students Skype With MA Dentist Learning from experts in the field, students in Dr. Milne's Anatomy class engage in a Skype call with Dr. Ted Nelson in Lancaster, MA. Nelson employs advanced dental technologies, such as the CEREC system, which can do fully fabricated crowns and bridges in one visit.
Stir Fry À La Carte In The Cafeteria With the line of eager students and staff members extending out into the hallway, Food Service Director Donovan Hunt and Tom Moritz prepare stir fry dishes à la carte. This is the second time this year that the ConVal cafeteria has offered this exquisite menu choice.
Ingrid Aho, Winning C&A Festival Poster Designer Amy Theriault and Tina Kriebel came to ConVal High School this week to congratulate Ingrid Aho, a senior in the ConVal Graphic Design program, on her winning poster design created to advertise The Children and the Arts festival which will be held this year on May 20th.
ConVal Riders Compete At Equestrian Event The ConVal Equestrians competed at the NH High School Equestrian District 1 event at the Cheshire Fairgrounds. The team boasts twenty riders this year, and all of them delivered excellent performances. The next competition is April 29th at the New Boston 4-H grounds.
Dr. Clark Visits Anatomy & Physiology Class Students in Dr. Milne's Anatomy & Physiology class watch and take notes on a videotaped talk by Dr. Stephanie Clark (left and onscreen) at the Harvard Faculty Club. Clark is the author of "A.L.I.V.E.: How to Transform Your Cells and Yourself from Disease to Wellness."
ConVal's AP German Class At Rivermead Frau Hodgdon's AP German class visited with residents of the RiverMead lifecare community. The students presented a number of folk songs and dances, including the "Fensterltanz," a traditional Austrian folk dance made famous by the movie "The Sound of Music."
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The ConVal Substance Abuse Task Force is hosting a socially engaged film fest in May.
The films and dates are as follows:
Screenagers: Thursday, May 4th 6:30-8:30 pm in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre (LHT)
Award-winning Screenagers probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director’s own,
On May 4, the ConVal Music Department will sponsor A Night of A Cappella at the Peterborough Players, starting at 7:00pm.
Four a cappella ensembles will perform. ConVal’s female ensemble The Clef Hangers and its male ensemble, The Morin Tune, will sing portions of their new spring repertoire.
Also performing will be A Choired Taste from Manchester Memorial High School and Harmonic Velocity from Fitchburg State University.
Promposals can take unexpected turns. This one involves Isabel Wilder, Nate Gibbons, and Monadnock Community Hospital security officer Lou Chatel.
Here is the report by officer Chatel:
I was alerted to the parking lot for a suspicious young male looking through cars. Needless to say, this was very concerning to the staff that witnessed this.
Senior Prom is coming up! The event will be held at the Alpine Grove banquet facilities in Hollis on May 20th and the theme will be “The Enchanted Forest.”
Thanks to generous donations of the ConVal community, the School Counseling office has more than five dozen prom dresses in a variety of styles and sizes available to try on and borrow for this special occasion.
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ConVal Art teacher Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne has been selected to be one of just 52 educators nationwide to be part of the PBS Digital Innovators program for 2017.
“PBS Digital Innovators set the bar for thoughtful technology integration in the classroom. These PreK-12 educators are not defined by the gadgets they use, but by the unique way they approach education.
Congratulations to Ingrid Aho whose poster was chosen as the winning design by the Children and the Arts Festival Committee! Aho is finishing up the third and final level in Graphic Design, one of the Applied Technology Center programs at ConVal.
Aho’s instructor Andy Bills commented: “Ingrid has been producing wonderfully creative concepts all year and this design for the festival shows off a level of competence that is truly impressive.
After being honored as a best production at their regional state festival in Bow, NH, in March, ConVal theatre students were invited to share and discuss their original devised work Sprung – A Rite for Festival with Keene State University’s Theatre and Dance Department the first week of April.
The students then joined eleven other schools for the New Hampshire Education Theatre Guild’s 2017 State Drama Festival on April 7th and 8th,
Congratulations to junior Bailey Kirkpatrick who has been awarded an all expense paid summer study trip to Germany. Bailey is a student of German teacher Cindi Hodgdon.
Kirkpatrick was selected as a national winner after scoring in the 95th percentile on the Level 4 2017 National German Exam for High School Students sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG).
Get Ready for the 2017 ConVal Summer Academy!
Registration is now open for the 2017 Summer Academy.
The Academy is a great way to extend student learning through the summer to prevent the usual “summer slide,” the traditional loss of academic skills and knowledge over the course of the summer holidays.
In addition to recovery courses, the ConVal Summer Academy offers business courses, art instruction in ceramics, metalsmithing and jewelry making, an examination of dystopian fiction on climate change, and the “backstage to onstage” production of “Singing in the Rain, Jr.”