Featured image of article: A Night Of A Cappella At The Players

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.

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Featured image of article: Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne Selected As PBS Digital Innovator

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.

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Featured image of article: Aho Wins C&A Festival Poster Design Contest

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.

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Featured image of article: “Sprung” Garners Honors At State Drama Festival

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,

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Featured image of article: ConVal Drama Presents Godspell April 13th-15th

ConVal Drama and Music presents Godspell on Thursday, April 13th, Friday, April 14th, and Saturday April 15th at 7 pm, with a matinee performance on Saturday, April 15th at 2 pm in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre at ConVal High School, Peterborough. Tickets are available online at:  www.onthestage.com/show/conval-high-school/godspell-2017. A limited number of seats are available at the door,

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Featured image of article: Learning Geography By Decorating A Cookie

As a culmination project for their Geography unit students in German 1, students in Mrs. Concannon’s class completed the German Geography Cookie Project.

In preparation of the project, students had to learn about the physical geography of Germany, including major cities, rivers, forests, and mountain ranges.

In groups, students recreated a map Germany using icing on a large cookie. 

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