Featured image of article: Sturges Chosen As A NH Youth Poet Laureate By The NHSCA

The members of the New Hampshire Youth Poet Laureate Committee, a juried panel of New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, have selected Rachel Sturges as one of just two Youth Poets Laureate.

As the letter of appointment states in part: “We admired your poems, your presentation, and your thoughts … We had an exceptionally strong list of candidates and because of this,

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Featured image of article: Summer Food Service Program July-August

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), also known as the Summer Meals Program, provides kids and teens with free meals when school is out.

The program was established to ensure that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. In 2018, the SFSP provided more than 1.5 million nutritious meals and snacks to children nationwide.

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Featured image of article: ConVal High School Wins Library Program Of The Year Award

Librarians Rachael Bowman and Ashley Jones were honored at the 26th Excellence in Education Awards on June 8th for creating the best-in-the-state library program at ConVal Regional High School.

In their acceptance speech, Bowman and Jones praised the New Hampshire School Library Media Association (NHSLMA) “for fostering a professional community that is both generous and collegial”

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Featured image of article: Senior Wins Ruth & James Ewing Art Award

Congratulations to senior Jaclyn Clark who is the recipient of a Ruth & James Ewing Art Award.

The Ewing Arts Awards are named in honor of Ruth and James Ewing, who made many contributions to the local arts community through their stewardship of The Keene Sentinel and through personal philanthropy.

The awards are made in 10 categories:
• Performing Arts
• 2D Visual Arts
• 3D Visual Arts
• Literary Arts
• Interdisciplinary Arts
• Folk and Traditional Arts
• Presenter of the Arts
• Student Award
• Lifetime Achievement
• Excellence in Community Engagement

Winners are selected by a committee of local arts experts assembled by Arts Alive!,

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Featured image of article: Examining Timelines Of Historical Events

Griffin Kelley, who is a co-teacher in Mr. Wozmak’s U.S. History course, introduces the class to an assignment that involves the creation of a comprehensive timeline.

Students will choose from a learning menu of online resources and from curated texts which are provided to them in Google Classroom as materials to establish a sequence of events that has led the current circumstances in Venezuela.

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Featured image of article: Student Works On Segmented Wood Turning

A student in Mr. Ewing’s class works on a segmented wood turning piece. The bowl is made up of maple wood, with mahogany inserts.

Segmented turning is a wood turning technique on a lathe where the initial workpiece is composed of multiple glued-together parts. The process involves gluing up several pieces of wood to create patterns and visual effects in turned projects.

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Featured image of article: Miss G Joins Prestigious Art21 Educators Program

Congratulations to Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne who, after a rigorous selection process, will join the incoming cohort of Art21 Educators, starting this summer. In 2017, Miss G. was the recipient of the PBS Digital Innovators Award.

As their website explains, Art21 is a global leader in presenting thought-provoking and sophisticated content about contemporary art, and the go-to place to learn first-hand from the artists of our time.

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