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.

Read More: Lead Testing Results For ConVal Schools

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.

Read More: Lead Testing Results For ConVal Schools

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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ConVal has partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of Souhegan Valley to provide before and after school care for students who attend FES, GES, HES. Students can be dropped off at Greenfield Elementary School as early as 6:30 am and will be bused to FES in time for school. After school, students can take the bus to GES,

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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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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.

Read More: Nominations For Outstanding Educator Award