ConVal Regional High School
Verona Quartet Performs For ConVal Students The Verona Quartet — violinists Jonathan Ong and Dorothy Ro, cellist Warren Hagerty, and violist Abigail Rojansky — perform in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre a number of chamber music pieces, including compositions by Franz Joseph Haydn and Dmitry Shostakovich.
World Language Classes Engage Refugee Question Students of Spanish and students of German meet in the cafeteria to debrief the movie "Guten Tag, Ramón." The film addresses such issues as migration, in this case from Mexico to Germany, acceptance of the "Other," the art of sympathetic listening, and bystander apathy.
Wait, Wait, Is That Fake News?! Ben Conant of the Ledger-Transcript, ConVal librarian Rachael Bowman, and retired English teacher Tim Clark engaged two student teams and the audience in a gameshow-style "Wait, Wait, Is That Fake News?!" contest. The event was held at the Peterborough Town Library.
ConVal Chorus Performs Spring Concert Several vocal ensembles performed a spring concert on March 21, the first full day of spring, in the First Congregational Church in Hancock. The program, conducted by Krystal Morin, included a wide variety of songs, from different time periods and in various languages.
Farm to Fork Fellows Share Their Experiences The Farm to Fork Program is an innovative agricultural and entrepreneurship program for ConVal students. The Cornucopia Projects trains and hires Farm to Fork Fellows to develop and manage a small, year-round agricultural operation and associated business plan.
Mobile Furniture For The Learning Commons Librarians Ashley Jones and Rachael Bowman assemble some of the new mobile bookshelves for the Conval Library and Learning Commons. The learning commons concept revolves around the idea of the library serving multiple purposes through flexible arrangements of the space.
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The April issue of The Link, ConVal’s student publication, will be devoted to the theme of “community.”
Reflecting this theme, Link staff and editors extend to the entire ConVal community — teachers, parents, students, staff, SAU, alumni, grade school and middle school students — an open invitation to contribute to the issue.
ConVal High School will host a special edition of the Black Fly Story Hour on March 24, 2017, at 7:30pm in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre.
Dubbed the “Spring Break Edition,” the story hour will feature the storytelling talents of community members of all ages. Moth Radio Hour storyteller Jamie Trowbridge will emcee the event.
On Sunday, March 19, ConVal music students braved the cold weather to advertise on Rte 202 the Music Department’s third annual Mattress Sale. The sale was conducted in the ConVal cafeteria from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Every purchase benefited the music department and featured brand names like Simmons Beautyrest at savings of up to 50% off retail.
In cooperation with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) will be administered at ConVal High School during TASC on March 17, 2017.
This survey is about health behavior. It has been developed to study behavior that may affect student health. The survey is conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) every two years among representative samples of 9th through 12th grade students to monitor six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults.
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The Mary Varnum Platts Peterborough Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has announced their DAR Good Citizen Winners for 2016-17. Senior Michael Zrzavy received his DAR Good Citizen pin from DAR Chapter President at an Award Ceremony in Concord on March 16.
Michael is the son of Helfried and Phyllis Zrzavy of Peterborough.
There is no question about it: Under ATC teacher Amanda Bastoni, the ConVal Photo and Video program has made great strides and met with success at several regional and national competitions. Last year, a ConVal Junior won Gold at the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for his Rembrandt-lighting photo of an egg. This year,
On Saturday, March 11, ConVal entered the student-created, faculty-facilitated original play Sprung — A Rite for Festival to the New Hampshire Education Theatre Guild Regional Festival in Bow, NH.
The entire company of students received special commendations for Theatre Devising, the cast for Ensemble Acting, sophomore Anna McGuiness for Co-directing, and junior Oliver Ward for Music Composition.
On Sunday, February 5, 2017, members of the New Hampshire Art Educators’ Association met in the Stockbridge Theatre at Pinkerton Academy to celebrate the artistic talents of New Hampshire students who had submitted work to be considered for this year’s Scholastic Arts Awards. In all, there were 2,139 submissions from students across the state of New Hampshire.
2017 Yearbook Information
Happy New Year from the ConVal Yearbook staff!
Now is a great time to think about recognition ads for your favorite ConVal student. Recognition ads can be done for any student to celebrate their special achievements during the year.
The process is simple. Prepare a couple of photographs of your favorite moments of the school year and go to the Jostens Yearbook Yearbook Ad page to choose a layout and special message.
The 2017 ConVal Yearbook will go into production in early March, so the deadline for recognition ads is Thursday, February 16th, 2017.
As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to contact the 2016-17 Yearbook advisors, Mrs. Bastoni and Mrs. Mitschmyer.