ConVal Regional High School
ConVal Hosts Mini Job Fair ConVal hosted a mini job fair for students in the cafeteria on Thursday. Among the recruiting companies and agencies were: assisted living communities, contractors and landscaping companies, Millipore, Monadnock Paper Mills, MCH, Shaw’s, and a temporary staffing agency.
Cougar Clash Spirit Rally As a member of the junior class scores a basket for his team, the Cougar leads the junior section in cheering. This was Class Color Day: seniors wore blue, sophomores black, and freshmen gold. Juniors wore white T-shirts with the message: "2018 - ONE MORE YEAR!"
ConVal Learning Commons Invites Conversations On any given day, groups of students gather before school in the library. With the changes that were made over the past two years, the Learning Commons is now a central gathering spot that invites student conversations and interactions beyond research and studying.
Students Engage With "Screenagers" Documentary Members of the junior class engage with "Screenagers." This award-winning documentary probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director's own, and depicts messy struggles over social media use, video games, academics and Internet addiction.
ConVal Spanish Club Celebrates ¡Ocho de Mayo! Because the traditional Cinco de Mayo fell on a Friday and AP testing, the ConVal Spanish Club celebrated ¡Ocho de Mayo! on Monday after school. The fiesta included Mexican videos, audio selections and, of course, Mexican food!
Library Closure Due To AP Testing While the AP US History exam is being conducted in the ConVal Library and Learning Commons, librarians Rachael Bowman and Ashley Jones guard the entrance, do computer work, and process returned books. AP and NWEA testing will impact library hours for the next two weeks.
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There will be a TASC Talk on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, for any students interested in applying for an outgoing Rotary Youth. Please schedule to Kim Chandler, Director of School Counseling, for this exiting opportunity.
As a potential Rotary exchange student, you look to expand your horizons as they have never been expanded before.
There will be a mini job fair in the ConVal High School cafeteria on May 25, 2017, from 9:00-11:00 am. Anyone looking for a summer opportunity or permanent employment is encouraged to attend.
Among the recruiting companies and agencies are:
- Assisted Living Communities
- Associated Builders and Contractors NH/VT (Construction)
- IBEW Local 490 –
ConVal Drama presents “Amelia, Once More,” directed by senior student Becket Gourlay.
“Amelia, Once More” examines the tension between an actress and the character she portrays. Night after night, sweet Shelly Preston performs the part of wicked Amelia in an off-Broadway hit.
The play’s success depends on her ability to step completely and realistically into her role.
The ConVal School Counseling Department will be hosting an Early College Planning Program for students and parents in grades 9-11 on May 17, 2017, at 6:30 pm at ConVal in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre (LHT).
Join Moira Valenti from the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF) to begin planning for college. This session provides attendees with an overview of college savings options and college costs and also previews financial aid.
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On May 23, ConVal’s Envirothon Team participated in the NH Envirothon competition at NHTI in Concord. ConVal placed first in the wildlife segment, first in aquatics, and first in soils.
Congratulations, Kelley Akerley, Lawton Fagiano, Kaitlyn Giza, and Morgan O’Connor! And congratulations to Dana Wood, the advisor of the Envirothon Team!
The theme of this year’s NH Envirothon competition was Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship.
The 10th annual New Hampshire High School Short Film Festival (NHHSSFF) took place at Red River Theatres in Concord on May 20, with up-and-coming filmmakers from around the state, taking home prizes in several categories.
Twenty-four films were selected from 66 entries submitted by students from 16 high schools and career and technology centers.
On May 18, ConVal High School students who have qualified as New Hampshire Scholars took a field trip to the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium in Manchester to take in a Fisher Cats baseball game.
Only a few students could take advantage of the field trip opportunity as the rest were working on class projects and either taking or preparing for AP examinations.
On May 17, junior Talia Rokes and senior Michael Zrzavy were honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Mary Varnum Platts Chapter of Peterborough at a joint ceremony for Conant, ConVal, and Mascenic High School students. The luncheon took place at the Monadnock Inn in Jaffrey.
Rokes was selected by the ConVal Social Studies Department as the U.S.
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.”