Featured image of article: Summer Academy Offers Comedy Workshop

Humor can be studied in earnest, especially when analyzed in such terms as incongruity, surprise, revelation, repetition, inversion, superiority, or exaggeration. Jason Lambert’s Summer Academy enrichment course “Comedy Workshop” examines the art and science of comedy, both in live performance and across broadcast media.

Today’s lesson was devoted to improv comedy, in which all of what is performed is created spontaneously by the performers,

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Featured image of article: Summer Academy Offers Jewelry Making Workshop

The ConVal Summer Academy offers a unique course — Jewelry Making and Metalsmithing. With the help of art teacher Karry Mitschmyer, who demonstrates different techniques, students create rings, pendants, earrings, and more.

A sketchbook practice is utilized to plan and modify work as the class progresses. Functional design is the foundation for this class and students develop their ideas using mixed materials,

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Featured image of article: ConVal Hosts NGSX Science Workshop

On July 11th and 12th, ConVal hosted a professional development workshop dedicated to science instruction, from the elementary level through high school. Sixteen teachers participated and all grade levels were represented.

NGSX is an innovative PD environment which demonstrates different learning pathways. Pathways involve face-to-face work in a study group and a multi-faceted web-based environment that supports the use of high leverage tools,

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Featured image of article: 2019 Graduate Named Athlete Of The Year

Congratulations to Manny Bowman (Class of 2019) who has been named Male Athlete of the Year by the Monadnock Ledger Transcript.

Bowman achieved the honor by being a four-year, three-sport varsity athlete and having leadership positions in soccer, basketball, and baseball. During his senior year, Bowman led the Cougars to its first-ever Soccer Championship.

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Featured image of article: ConVal’s Fletcher Is A Rotary Harris Fellow

The Peterborough Rotary Club presented five Paul Harris Fellows at the Passing of the Gavel Dinner held at the Hancock Inn in Hancock, NH.

Community members Dorothy Peterson, Norm Makechnie, Barbara Miller, Bob MacDonald, and ConVal school counselor JoAnn Fletcher were honored as Paul Harris Fellows. Fletcher was recognized for her service as the Interact advisor and for her support of several community service efforts with that group.

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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: 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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