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On October 25th,  Fourth Grade Teacher, Valerie Germain, Special Education Teacher, Darlene Demetrion and Title 1 Teacher, Judith Parsons had a blast sharing many games, and  techniques with parents to help them keep homework fun at home.

The evening began with free pizza and a short video about the “importance of reading with your child”. 

The Bennington Fire Department took time from their busy schedules to spend a day with Pierce School students talking about fire safety beginning with a fire drill and assembly.  Matt Hall, Deputy Chief, and his son Mason, Keith Nason, Deputy Chief, Jason Powers, Rescue Captain and Sarah Powers, EMT, showed the children different elements of the equipment they wear when they fight fires.

  On Wednesday Mrs. Germain’s 4th traveled to Greenland, New Hampshire to visit the Great Bay Discovery Center with friends from Francestown Elementary School.  Prior to the visit, the class learned that the Great Bay is an estuary – a land form where freshwater and seawater meet.  Estuaries are critical habitats for many animals as well as places for several bird species to stop along their migration routes. 

Assistant Superintendent Ann Forrest recently visited Ms. Sutton’s third grade classroom where she shared her summer experience in the southeast African nation of Malawi.

Forrest was part of a group of educators and aid volunteers with the group Good Soil Partners who worked in the village of Kangoma. She met with teachers and students and taught lessons at the pre-school and primary school levels.

Upcoming Events

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November Wednesday
Thanksgiving Break – NO School
17
December Monday
PTO Winter Wonderland
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December Tuesday
PTO Winter Wonderland Rain Date
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December Monday
Christmas Break – No School
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January Tuesday
Invention Convention: Parent’s Meeting
6:30 pm
21
January Monday
Martin Luther King Day – No School

Kindergarten Registration Update

 

Kindergarten registration and screenings are to take place at the S.A.U. on June 26, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Children must be 5 years old before Sept. 30, 2018.  

You must be pre-registered to attend the screening.

Please register with Kate Wasserloos at 924-3336 ext. 2032.