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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