At ConVal High School, a number of classes have been moved outside, including Mrs. Mitschmyer’s Ceramics class. This means that all supplies and tools, including potter’s wheels, have to be brought out on a hand-pulled utility wagon every morning and brought back in when school is over.
Everyone has taken these new circumstances in stride.
The woodworking classes at ConVal’s Region 14 Applied Technology Center teach students marketable skills based on experiential and project-based learning.
On a typical day and depending on the class level, one can observe students working on Shaker-style nightstands, building wooden iPhone speakers, assembling wooden pens that have been made by hand on a lathe,
Over the last couple of weeks, ConVal High School principal Heather McKillop has visited classrooms and instructional tents to hold listening sessions with students.
The motivation for the listening tour stemmed from McKillop’s interest in connecting with students. “Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the usual occasions, such as opening day gatherings, spirit rallies,
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 marked Unity Day, a day set aside to stand together united for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion and to oppose bullying as well as all other forms of exclusion.
Students, teachers, and staff at ConVal High School wore orange to show their support of this school community endeavor which concluded with a virtual community screening in the evening of the film Upstanders,
In accordance with the recommendations of the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) and the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association (NHIAA), the ConVal Athletic Department has issued guidance on winter school sports programs for students in grades 9-12.
Please see this link for more detailed information.
Students in Mary Goldthwaite-Gagne’s art class are learning how to see works of art in the way that other artists have interpreted art before them.
“2D Studio Art students are currently exploring abstraction and the work of artist Corita Kent,” Ms. G explains. “Corita Kent was an artist and educator, and the motto of the art department at Immaculate Heart College where she taught was,
The students in Mrs. Holcomb’s YA Fiction class are currently reading Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram.
The protagonist, Darius, is struggling with his identity as an Iranian-American and does not quite know where he fits in with his family or the kids at school. He is also dealing with depression and anxiety,
School pictures will be taken at ConVal High School by Lifetouch Photos on October 29 (Gold Cohort students) and November 5 (Blue Cohort students).
Please mark your student’s day on your calendar. Lifetouch will be sending out emails with information on ordering picture packets.
8:00 am – 12:00 noon –
The ConVal cafeteria staff deliver lunch to blue cohort students during Block 3.
Food selections are made by students daily during Block 1, based on a Google form that lists the various options, including a hot meal choice. On the form, students also indicate where their Block 3 class is located.
At the designated time,