Featured image of article: Scholastic Arts Winners Exhibit At Pinkerton Academy

Pinkerton Academy in Derry hosted an exhibit and awards ceremony for the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards which included several artists from ConVal. The following students were recognized:

Gold Key Individual Awards: Isaac Bacon, Libby Blake, Juliet Hunt, Madelynne Moynihan, Chase LaBelle, Ivy Battaglia, Valerie St. Amand, and Ashley Cheviot

Silver Key Individual Awards: Kaelie Huard,

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Featured image of article: ConVal Students Score In U.S. Crystal Growing Competition

Five members of ConVal’s Chemistry Club were selected into the top ten list of the United States Crystal Growing Competition:

  • Sarah Johnson and Kaylin Krslovic — 8th in the Overall category
  • Ashley Cheviot and Veronika Raczek — 9th in the Quality category
  • Michael Zrzavy — Honorable Mention

ConVal Chemistry Club advisor Moira Milne was the facilitator of the students’

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Featured image of article: 25th Annual Monadnock Valley Music Festival

Twenty-eight ConVal students participated in the 25th Annual Monadnock Valley Music Festival (MVMF) on Saturday, January 23rd at Monadnock Regional High School in Swanzey.

The MVMF is held every January is an opportunity for advanced music students to collaborate with other local high schools to form a band and chorus. These ensembles work with guest conductors over two rehearsals and put on a performance for the community. Read More: 25th Annual Monadnock Valley Music Festival

Featured image of article: ConVal’s Pickering Is NH Principal Of The Year 2016

At the Annual Winter Workshop of the New Hampshire Association of School Principals (NHASP) in Meredith, ConVal’s Brian Pickering was elected as the 2016 Principal of the Year.

In his nomination, District Superintendent Dr. Brendan Minnihan praised Mr. Pickering as “a truly inspirational leader who engenders the support of his faculty, the respect of his colleagues,

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Featured image of article: Wickham and Morin Win Chairman’s Award

At the first School Board meeting of the new year, Band Director Jim Wickham and Chorus Director Krystal Morin were honored by School Board Chairman Butch Estey with the Chairman’s Award.

“Both James and Krystal have provided outstanding instruction in the classroom as well countless learning opportunities outside of our school day. They provide opportunities which go well beyond the normal expectations of their jobs,” Read More: Wickham and Morin Win Chairman’s Award

Featured image of article: Students of German Compete in Contest

On December 11, ConVal students of German participated in the statewide German Poetry Recitation Contest.

The competition took place at St. Anselm College in Manchester and was well attended, with students representing schools from around the state.

Ten ConVal students received prizes for their recitations of German poetry:

  • Level 1 German:  2nd place: Michael McKenna;

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ATC teacher Amanda Bastoni of ConVal Regional High School is the recipient of a grant by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. The “Making A Living | Making Art” project will sponsor five artists to work with students and teachers in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Starting in October,

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