Featured image of article: Sturges Opens Martin Luther King Jr Commemoration

New Hampshire Youth Poet Laureate Rachel Sturges opened the Jaffrey-Rindge Martin Luther King Day celebration by reading an original poem she composed for the occasion.

Rachel led a series of poetry writing workshops at the Jaffrey Grade School and Rindge Middle School throughout the Fall, leading students in using poetry to explore the theme “Our Beloved Community.”

The Jaffrey-Rindge MLK Committee organized the Martin Luther King Jr Day commemoration,

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Featured image of article: Stafford CTE Student Of The Month

Congratulations to Thalia Stafford, sophomore, for being recognized as the CTE Student of the Month at the Region 14 Applied Technology Center for November 2019.

Thalia was nominated by her computer programming instructor, Gil Morris, for excelling in all the soft skills but especially self-management. He goes on to say that “what makes her stand out among her peers is her creativity in programming.

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Featured image of article: Hull To Work As A Senate Page In D.C.

Congratulations to ConVal Junior Sarah Hull who has been accepted as a Senate Page for Senator Jeanne Shaheen in Washington, D.C.  Hull will head to Washington in late January and will stay in D.C. until June, attending school and working as a Page in the United States Senate.

The Senate Page Program is a great opportunity for high school students to get involved in government service,

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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: McCall To Compete In Deutsch Olympics

Congratulations to senior Liam McCall who was one of 14 German students nationwide to win a spot in the national finals for the IDO or International Deutsch (German) Olympics. 

McCall was chosen based on preliminary online rounds from close to three hundred students from around the country. 

In December, he will travel to Chicago to compete in the national finals. 

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Featured image of article: Allen Wins 2019-20 DAR Good Citizen Award

The Mary Varnum Platts-Peterborough Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution has announced the ConVal DAR Good Citizen Winner for 2019-2020 is senior Shannon Allen.

The DAR Good Citizen program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. Students selected for this award must have the following qualities:

  • Dependability – which includes truthfulness, loyalty, and punctuality.

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