Featured image of article: ConVal Library Learning Commons Halloween

A life-sized mummy greets visitors at the entrance. A rotating display projects eerily distorted, multicolored images of skulls, spiders, and ghosts against the ceiling. There are carved pumpkins on a round table in front of the U-shaped computer alcove.  Two paper bats flutter near the ceiling above the checkout counter. Clearly, the spirit of Halloween is present in the ConVal Library and Learning Commons.

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Featured image of article: Diagnosing Hardware Issues Is A Fundamental Skill

Networking classes in ConVal’s Region 14 Applied Technology Center begin with the fundamentals. Students learn how to successfully disassemble and reassemble personal computers while identifying the function and operation of individual components such as disk drives, video controllers, power supplies, and motherboards.

Identifying exactly which hardware component is failing is the first step towards successful problem-solving.

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Featured image of article: ConVal School Counselors Attend NHSCA Meeting

On Friday, October 20, ConVal School District school counselors attended the annual New Hampshire School Counselor Association conference in Concord. Dr. Cassie Yackley was the keynote speaker and addressed the topic of “Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools: Using Relationships To Promote Growth And Learning.”

The New Hampshire School Counselor Association (NHSCA) is a division of the American School Counselor Association and represents over 400 of New Hampshire’s professional school counselors.

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Featured image of article: Senator Hassan And FCC Commissioner Visit ConVal

New Hampshire’s US Senator Maggie Hassan and Jessica Rosenworcel, a member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), visited ConVal Regional High School on October 13. Hassan and Rosenworcel were interested in how technology and Internet connectivity made a difference in the instructional and learning practices at the high school level. Superintendent Kimberly Saunders and Principal Gib West guided the classroom tour.

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Featured image of article: October Is Manufacturing Month

There will be significant opportunities for employment in the manufacturing industry due to retirements and economic expansion which underscores the need to ensure a robust talent pipeline in the years to come. Manufacturing Month helps to promote manufacturing as a viable career.

The Region 14 Applied Technology Center offers three opportunities for students to learn more about careers in manufacturing.

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