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

Congratulations to ConVal High School 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: Superintendent’s Blog

Responding in Times of Crisis

On behalf of the entire staff, I want to thank the members of the community who have reached out to support our District.  The outpouring of emails, phone calls, and personal visits has been a model of kindness and compassion for all of us.  Responding to a crisis is done on a case-by-case situation,

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Featured image of article: ConVal’s Youth Poet Laureate Speaks At Arts Awards

ConVal High School Senior and New Hampshire Youth Poet Laureate, Rachel Sturges, was invited to read her poetry as an opening speaker to kick off the New Hampshire Governor’s Arts Awards. The event was held at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord.

The New Hampshire Governor Arts Awards are honorary awards that recognize outstanding contributions to the excellence,

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Featured image of article: McCall A Commended National Merit Scholar

ConVal Regional High School Principal Michelle Voto announced today that senior Liam McCall has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.  

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2020 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards,

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Featured image of article: New Hampshire Youth Poet Laureate Reads Poems

ConVal senior and New Hampshire’s Youth Poet Laureate, Rachel Sturges, recently read from her poems at the Toadstool Bookshop in Peterborough. The event was sponsored by the Peterborough Poetry Project.

Alice Fogel, the New Hampshire Poet Laureate, introduced Rachel and the other speakers saying the idea for a NH Youth Poet Laureate position came to her at the suggestion of a New Hampshire teacher.

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Featured image of article: Every Day Counts

I have always loved the beginning of school which is our opportunity for students and teachers to begin again, with renewed energy, the journey toward a better future. 

Our students come at times excited, at other times apprehensive; at times ready to engage in learning, and at other times needing support. 

The journey from kindergarten through senior year encompasses 2,340 days.

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Featured image of article: Lead Testing Results For ConVal Schools

In the spring of 2016, NH Department of Environmental Services issued recommendations for voluntary testing of lead in drinking water at all schools and daycares. This action was in large part a result of lead toxicity to children from the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

On February 8, 2018, Governor Sununu signed Senate Bill 247 Prevention of Childhood Lead Poisoning.

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Featured image of article: Summer Food Service Program July-August

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), also known as the Summer Meals Program, provides kids and teens with free meals when school is out.

The program was established to ensure that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. In 2018, the SFSP provided more than 1.5 million nutritious meals and snacks to children nationwide.

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