Featured image of article: Winter Play Workshop And Audition

Please join the ConVal Drama department for a workshop and audition for the winter play, The Wolves, by Sarah DeLappe.  

We will be meeting in the LHT this coming Monday, December 2, from 2:30 pm to late bus, and Tuesday, December 3, from 4-6 pm.  You are invited to attend both workshops and audition days,

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Featured image of article: Landers Wins Lantern Parade Poster Contest

ConVal Senior Rhett Landers has won the Peterborough Lantern Parade poster design contest for The Children and the Arts organization. Rhett is a student in Mr. Bills’ Graphic Design 1 class. 

This year, the Lantern Parade will be held on Saturday, December 7, as part of Peterborough’s Hometown Holiday Weekend.

The Peterborough Lantern Parade was inspired by the festival of lights tradition in England.

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Featured image of article: Mascenic Students Tour Region 14 ATC

On Thursday, ConVal High School welcomed 20 sophomores from Mascenic High School who toured CTE programs with their high school principal, John Barth, and school counseling director, Brent Clanin.

The group was greeted by ATC Director Jen Kiley who explained the CTE program to the students and noted that students can earn up to 70 total credits in the running start dual credit program.

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Featured image of article: Delicious German Science Presentation

Students in Frau Hodgdon’s German class gave presentations about a treat that enjoys universal appeal — “Schokolade,” or chocolate.

Students researched where and how the ingredients for commercial chocolate are grown, how chocolate is produced from roasted and ground cacao seeds, how it is flavored, how much it is sweetened, and how it is prepared in the form of a paste or solid block.

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Featured image of article: Mango Groove Steel Drum Band Leader Visits ConVal

Under the guidance of Eric Rollnick, and with instruments on loan from the Mango Groove Steel Drum Band, ConVal band students started to learn the intricacies of steel drum music in a one-day workshop.

Without ever having played steel drums, the band members picked up three different songs within less than two hours and performed for their fellow students in the cafeteria during all three lunches.

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