Featured image of article: ConVal Team Succeeds At 2017 Envirothon Competition

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.

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Featured image of article: Rokes and Zrzavy Honored At DAR Luncheon

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.

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Featured image of article: Several ConVal Students Honored For Their Art

Congratulations to ConVal seniors Isaac Bacon and Mackenzie Burnside who were honored at the 2017 Congressional Art Competition reception at the Kimball-Jenkins School of Art in Concord on Friday. They met with Congresswoman Ann Kuster and received awards for their photography.

Senior Gwen Jones and junior Oliver Ward also received recognitions for their art but were not in attendance.

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Featured image of article: Equestrian Team Garners High Point Award

ConVal’s Equestrian Team earned the New Hampshire High School Equestrian Teams (NHHSET) District #1 High Point Team Award for the 5th consecutive year!  These amazing riders will be competing at the State Championship on Saturday, May 20th, at Senator Bell Equestrian Center in Chester.

NHHSET is dedicated to promoting and organizing equestrian competition in high school athletic or activity programs.

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Featured image of article: Karlicek Selected As Dublin Artist Of The Month

ConVal sophomore Jillian Karlicek will be the artist for the month of May at the Dublin Community Center.

Jillian has been producing origami works since the age of 5.  She started with the well-known crane and quickly mastered the traditional art of paper folding, creating ornate boxes, flowers and birds.  Jillian says, “Making animals out of a single flat piece of paper,

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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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