Featured image of article: ConVal High School Students Win Big At Scholastic Art Awards

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.

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Featured image of article: ConVal A Team Wins National Ocean Sciences Nor’Easter Bowl

On Saturday, February 4, 2017, ConVal’s National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) Team A took first place in the 2017 Nor’easter Bowl that was held at the University of New Hampshire in Durham.

After five round-robin competition matches and five additional double-elimination rounds, ConVal A met York A in the Nor’easter Bowl finals. The final matchup was a rematch of last year’s final,

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Featured image of article: Student Support Team Recognizes Students At Breakfast

The Student Support Team at ConVal hosted the eighth Student Recognition Breakfast on Friday, February 3, 2017.

Eighty-nine students were recognized for their positive contributions to the ConVal Community. Students were nominated by faculty and staff for making a difference. The recipients enjoyed a catered breakfast provided by Shiva Catering.

Door prizes were generously donated by the ConVal School Store,

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Featured image of article: ConVal World Language Students Excel At Competition

On December 13, 290 students from high schools across the state competed in the annual World Language Poetry Recitation Contest. The competition brought together language students in French, German, Latin, and Spanish to recite poems in their target language before a panel of judges.

To compete in the contest, schools may enter up to three students in each language and in each of four levels which range from first-year students (Level 1) to fourth-year students and students taking AP-level courses (Level 4).

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Featured image of article: Wallace Recognized As A NH Scholars Champion

Science teacher Beth Wallace was recognized as a New Hampshire Scholars Champion during a breakfast ceremony in the Dining Center Banquet Hall at Southern New Hampshire University on December 7, 2016.

The “Breakfast of Champions: Celebrating School Business Partnership” event was jointly sponsored by the New Hampshire Department of Education and Unitil. It brought together businesses,

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Featured image of article: Michael Zrzavy Recipient Of President’s Volunteer Service Award

Senior Michael Zrzavy is the recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award for completing over 130 hours of volunteer community service in one year’s time.

Most of Zrzavy’s volunteer work was completed with the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) leadership organization. HOBY is dedicated to training and nurturing the young leaders of tomorrow. Its mission is to provide lifelong leadership development opportunities that empower youth to achieve their highest potential.

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Featured image of article: Frau Hodgdon Is The NHAWLT 2016 Teacher Of Excellence

The New Hampshire Association of World Language Teachers (NHAWLT) has named “Frau” Cindi Hodgdon as the 2016 Teacher of Excellence.

This honor comes in recognition of the many outstanding contributions that Ms. Hodgdon has made to world language instruction at ConVal High School over the years. Among them are:

  • truly outstanding and innovative instruction in the classroom that maximizes student motivation and achievement
  • extensive use of native speakers,

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Featured image of article: ConVal Students, Teacher To Attend Presidential Inauguration

Two ConVal students and Social Studies teacher Greg Leonard have been selected to attend the inauguration ceremonies for President Trump in January. The selection came as a result of their participation in a summer learning program devoted to “The Presidency and the Press,” organized by the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication at Franklin Pierce University.

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