Featured image of article: Sophomore To Compete In International German Olympiad

Sophomore Jadyn Vaidya has been selected as one of just 14 students nationwide to take part in the final round of the International German Olympiad.

Jadyn will be traveling to Illinois to participate in the national final round which will be held at the Goethe Institut in Chicago on December 1 and 2. The 14 national finalists will compete to solve tasks in the style of an “Olympic pentathlon” that tests listening skills, Read More: Sophomore To Compete In International German Olympiad

Featured image of article: ConVal Library Learning Commons Halloween

A life-sized mummy greets visitors at the entrance. A rotating display projects eerily distorted, multicolored images of skulls, spiders, and ghosts against the ceiling. There are carved pumpkins on a round table in front of the U-shaped computer alcove.  Two paper bats flutter near the ceiling above the checkout counter. Clearly, the spirit of Halloween is present in the ConVal Library and Learning Commons.

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Featured image of article: Diagnosing Hardware Issues Is A Fundamental Skill

Networking classes in ConVal’s Region 14 Applied Technology Center begin with the fundamentals. Students learn how to successfully disassemble and reassemble personal computers while identifying the function and operation of individual components such as disk drives, video controllers, power supplies, and motherboards.

Identifying exactly which hardware component is failing is the first step towards successful problem-solving.

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Featured image of article: Ben Putnam Recipient Of DAR Classroom Grant

ConVal Art Teacher Ben Putnam was awarded the Daughters of the American Revolution Helen Pouch Memorial Fund Classroom Grant by DAR State Regent Wendy Stanley Jones at the high school faculty meeting on Wednesday.

Sponsored by the Mary Varnum Platts-Peterborough Chapter NSDAR, Putnam was one of fifty-one awards given nationally to classroom teachers for a proposed classroom project.

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