Featured image of article: Dr. Virga Gives TASC Talk On Zoos, Wildlife Conservation

Dr. Vince Virga is a veterinarian, scientific writer, and conservation activist. A three-time Macdowell fellow currently in residence at the Colony, Virga gave a TASC talk on his specialty of animal behavior and wildlife conservation.

Virga presented a comprehensive slideshow with photographs and video clips, explaining how animal care guidelines in zoological parks and wildlife preserves have evolved over the past three decades.

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Featured image of article: National Technical Honor Society Inducts 40 Students

On April 15, the Region 14 Applied Technology Center inducted forty ConVal Regional High School students into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS).

The National Technical Honor Society currently serves approximately 100,000 active members. NTHS honors the achievements of top CTE students, provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and cultivates excellence in today’s highly competitive,

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Featured image of article: Students Explore Bauhaus Design Principles

Students in Cindi Hodgdon’s German class welcomed Dirk von Manteuffel on Monday. Von Manteuffel is a designer and a member of the German Design Museum Foundation.

He gave a presentation on the German Bauhaus style, its cultural roots in the Weimar Republic, and the “form follows function” design principles that Bauhaus architects like Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe later applied to the construction of skyscrapers in the United States.

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Featured image of article: Boice Winner of the 2019 Youth Achievement Spirit Award

Congratulations to sophomore Brigham Boice who is the recipient of the 2019 James Grant Youth Achievement Spirit Award.

Boice earned the award for his commitment to preserving Peterborough’s history. He is a volunteer for the Peterborough Historical Society and is a colonial interpreter. As a colonial interpreter, he dresses in traditional colonial clothing and demonstrating cooking techniques from the 17th and 18th centuries.

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Featured image of article: Three Members Of “Educators Rising” Are Dallas-Bound

In March, the Educators Rising club at ConVal Regional High School sent students to a statewide competition at the Southern New Hampshire University’s School of Education where they engaged in the series of performance-based events to demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and growing leadership in education.

The students’ participation was a first in the history of the club which is open to juniors and seniors enrolled in the Region 14 Teacher Education Program.

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Featured image of article: Students Place First In German Hip-Hop Battle Boston

Students from four New England high schools competed at the Goethe Institut’s Hip-Hop Battle Boston last Saturday. The participating schools were: Boston Latin School, Boston, MA; ConVal Regional High School, Peterborough, NH; Cony High School, Augusta, ME; and Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, Sudbury, MA.

Each school put forth two teams. ConVal sent Team “Dudelsack”

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