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Dear ConVal Community:

It is with great excitement that we announce the hiring of Kimberly Saunders as Superintendent of ConVal School District (SAU #1).  Beginning in January 2016, in preparation for the Interim Superintendent role, Ms. Saunders began to work on transition to her new role and began to assume the roles and responsibilities of the ConVal Superintendent. 

The ConVal School Board recently voted to set the rate for families interested in tuitioning their out-of-district students to any one of our ConVal schools.

Beauty & The Beast Tickets Now Available Online

(ConVal Regional High School)

Rehearsals are in full swing for the ConVal Drama Department’s upcoming performances of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. Tickets for all show dates are now available online; click here to reserve your seats in the Lucy Hurlin Theatre.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. is a compelling story of transformation and tolerance.

Forensics Class Gets Realistic

(ConVal Regional High School)

One of the popular Summer Academy classes, Mr. Lambert’s Forensic Science course, created a number of realistic “accident” and “crime” scenes to test the knowledge that students had already acquired in the class.

This course is designed to be an introduction to forensic science techniques that are currently used in crime labs nationwide.

Upcoming Events

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July Tuesday
SMS Summer School Session 1
(From: SMS)
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July Wednesday
ConVal Summer Academy
8:00 am
(From: CVHS)
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July Thursday
ConVal Summer Academy
8:00 am
(From: CVHS)
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July Thursday
Performance: Beauty and the Beast
6:00 pm
(From: CVHS)
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July Friday
Performance: Beauty and the Beast
2:00 pm
(From: CVHS)
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July Friday
Performance: Beauty and the Beast
6:00 pm
(From: CVHS)

Points of Pride – June 21, 2016

SMS

South Meadow’s Baseball Team recently won the Tri County League baseball championship. The team went through the regular season undefeated with a 9-0 record.  Congratulations to the SMS baseball team!

CVHS

During a gala event on June 11 at the Downtown Radisson Hotel in Manchester, Social Studies teacher Eric Bowman and ConVal Principal Brian Pickering were recognized with EDies awards.

Eric Bowman was recognized as an individual who has mastered a body of knowledge in Social Studies and who has provided significant service to the field. Individuals receiving this award are a model to others for their dedication to students and peers.”

“Since 1997, Eric has taught social studies at ConVal Regional High School in Peterborough,” Decibus noted in her conferral speech.  “In the summer, he also teaches global economics and government/politics, and serves as dorm faculty at Phillips Exeter Academy.  Bowman is loved and respected by his students and colleagues alike.  Congratulations, Eric, on a well-deserved award!”

The evening’s second award for a ConVal staff member, the New Hampshire Association of School Principals (NHASP) Charles A. Napoli Secondary School Principal of the Year Award, went to Brian Pickering.

According to the award criteria, “the individual selected for this award is one who works in a school in which a commitment to excellence is clearly evident, in which programs have been designed to meet the academic and socials needs of all students, and in which community ties with parents and local business have been firmly established.”

Peggy McAllister, Executive Director of the NHASP, who presented the award noted the transformative leadership that Pickering has been providing at ConVal Regional High School.

SAU

Renovation and HVAC work is underway at the SAU.