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Happy Ground Hog Day February 2nd. While celebrating the harbinger of spring, Ms. Sutton’s class did some investigation about the groundhog and discovered that it is one of the only true hibernators in New Hampshire.  Not even the black bear is a true hibernator, but a snooze waker. As a  snooze waker, the black bear occasionally wakes up to walk around its den or to feed its young.

Every day is a special day at the Pierce Elementary School but today was extra special.

Author, Michael Daley, a presenter from CLiF (Children’s Literacy Foundation) came to our school and read some of his books.

Students were captivated by Mr. Daley’s storytelling. One story, Pinch and Dash Make Soup was particularly entertaining.


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.

Upcoming Events

March Friday
Afternoon Assembly 2:30
2:30 pm
March Thursday
Drumming Performance
5:30 pm
April Monday
Spring Break – No School
8:00 am
May Thursday
Raylynmor Opera Company Performance
1:30 pm
May Thursday
GBS Ambassadors Visit Pierce
10:30 am
May Monday
Memorial Day – No School

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.