Featured image of article: Grandparents Program

Nationwide, some 2.5 million grandparents are parenting their grandchildren and not without a host of challenges and issues that come with the job, including mixed emotions, financial burdens, health concerns and keeping pace with the children.

Join us for a discussion on the joys and challenges grandparents face, hear from other grandparents and learn about some of the resources and supports available.

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Featured image of article: FES And ConVal Students Collaborate On Pirate-Themed Story

The theme for this year’s Children and the Arts Festival is “A Pirate’s Life for Me.”

On Wednesday, students from Mrs. Seale’s fourth-grade class at Francestown Elementary School and students from ConVal High School collaborated on creating a pirate-themed story in Ms. Vanat’s English classroom. The collaboration was inspired by District Arts Integration Coordinator Jeannie Connolly.

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Featured image of article: Literacy Day at FES

 

FES was lucky to have six guest readers join our All-School Literacy Day on March 23rd, 2018. Dr. Forrest (Assistant Superintendent), Mark Swasey (ConVal Athletic Director – pictured above), Colleen Roy (GES principal), Dr. Lewis (School Psychologist), and Jennifer Swasey (School Counselor) read to multi-aged groups of students throughout the morning. The students then worked on an activity in these groups that focused on one aspect of Literacy.

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Featured image of article: Nominations For Outstanding Educator Award

Do you know an Outstanding Educator in the ConVal School District?

Perhaps it’s the extra time spent with students to ensure they develop a deep understanding of the material, maybe it’s the educator’s creativity or caring that sparks the joy of learning in a student, or maybe it’s the educator going the extra mile every day and deserves some recognition.

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