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For many years the children at Pierce School have made the walk down the main street of Bennington, past 100 year old homes and the Country Store to the beautiful brick building on the corner. Passing through its copper doors  into the GEP Dodge Library, the students in Ms. Cannon’s Kindergarten are welcomed by Mrs.

Linda Tenney visits Pierce School and reads to all of the students to celebrate our  “Read to Me Contract” goal.  The goal was to have 80% of families commit to reading with their children at least twice a week.   82% of families signed up exceeding our goal.  Thank you to parents and students!
We love having Mrs.

Picture book author, David Rottenberg, visited Pierce School on Thursday. The dancers from the Peterborough Dance Theatre performed as Mr. Rottenberg read the inspiring story of Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig; a tale of two best friends with big dreams. Gwendolyn’s hearts desire is to dance and Omar yearns to play football. The only thing standing in their way is that they are both pigs.

Facilitated by Judith Parsons, Title 1 teacher, Pierce School was awarded a CLiF Community Building Grant in November. The Childrens Literacy Foundation (CLiF) is an organization whose aim is to inspire a love of reading and writing among children throughout New Hampshire and Vermont. The intent of this grant is to build a connection for our students along with community members from within the Conval district to the joys of shared reading.

Upcoming Events

January Thursday
CLiF presenter Michael Daley
January Thursday
RiverMead Volunteer Readers
1:30 pm
January Monday
Martin Luther King Day – No School
January Friday
9:00 am
January Wednesday
Town of Bennington State of NH Hearing
6:30 pm
February Tuesday
Town of Bennington Budget Hearing
6:30 pm

Kindergarten Registration Update


2019/2020 Kindergarten registration and screenings will take place at Antrim Elementary School on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. (Snow date –  February 21, 2019)

                  Registration and screening dates at Peterborough Elementary School: Tuesday,  March 19, 2019 (Snow date – March 21, 2019) and  Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Children must be 5 years old before Sept. 30, 2019.  

You must be pre-registered to attend the screening.

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