Featured image of article: Summer Boost Program Offers Geometry In Construction

The ConVal Summer Boost Program offers a special course in applied mathematics, Geometry in Construction.

In this co-taught class, students become proficient in both the geometry and construction trades competencies through hands-on activities. Examples include creating a set of stairs to teach rise and run, constructing balsa wood houses to learn about the importance of correctly following blueprints,

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Featured image of article: Explore Virtual Learning Committee Field Tests Oculus Quest 2 Headsets

As part of their work with the Explore Virtual Learning Committee, several high school teachers and staff recently had the opportunity to field test demonstration units of the Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality headsets provided by Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Rizzo Saunders and District Systems Director Mark Schaub.

“The capabilities of these VR headsets have come a long way in recent years,”

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Featured image of article: ConVal’s Envirothon Team Places 2nd In State Competition

Congratulations to this year’s Envirothon team for placing 2nd overall in the annual state competition which was held virtually from May 21-27. 

Students competed against area schools in four subjects:

  • Forestry
  • Wildlife
  • Aquatics
  • Soils 

Team members also researched and presented to a panel of judges on climate and water-related issues impacting the ConVal region.

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Featured image of article: Despite COVID, Drama Department Stages Musical “Bright Star”

While COVID-19 pandemic provided a serious obstacle to rehearsals and the staging of the musical “Bright Star,” the ConVal drama department persevered and found an innovative solution that allowed for the live-streaming of the musical’s concert version in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre.

Inspired by a true story and featuring the Tony®-nominated score by comedian and virtuoso banjo-player Steve Martin in cooperation with singer-songwriter Edie Brickell,

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