Featured image of article: ConVal Students Attend 10th Annual Construction Career Day

About 45 ConVal High School students attended the 10th Annual Construction Career Day at the Hillsborough County Youth Center Foundation in New Boston on Friday.

New Hampshire Construction Career Days is a non-profit organization which brings together middle and high school students with representatives of the construction and transportation industries to explore career options through hands-on activities.

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Featured image of article: Engineering Class Produces Dyson Challenge Chair

The first challenge in the ConVal Regional High School Applied Technology Center Engineering Lab was the Dyson Cardboard Chair.

Each year, the James Dyson Foundation hosts high school brain-teasing challenges that engage students in STEM concepts. The challenge was to design and build a chair from only cardboard materials.

Engineering teacher Karen Fabianski was impressed to see this group’s model and final product.

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Featured image of article: Volunteer Opportunities With Big Brothers/Big Sisters Program

Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is one of the most enjoyable things you’ll ever do. Not to mention, one of the most fulfilling. You have the opportunity to help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering them to achieve. And the best part is, it’s actually a lot of fun. You and your Little can share the kinds of activities you already like to do.

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Featured image of article: Upward Bound Program at Keene State College for STEM

Is your student interested in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering or mathematics)? Consider the Upward Bound Math-Science program at Keene State College.

ConVal has partnered with KSC for the TRIO program, which provides educational counseling, workshops, summer programming, tutoring, and STEM exposure for accepted students. TRIO serves students who will be the first in their family to complete a 4-year college degree and come from moderate income backgrounds.

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Featured image of article: Wickham And Morin Deliver Guest Lecture At Keene State College

ConVal’s music teachers Jim Wickham and Krystal Morin delivered a guest lecture at Keene State as part of the college’s Music Education Guest Lecture Series.

Their presentation, “Google Apps in Music Classrooms,” explored the ways in which regular technology tools that are contained in the G Suite for Education can be uniquely adapted to assist in the teaching of band and chorus ensembles and how they can personalize student learning opportunities.

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