The Hour of Code is an international event happening this week across the globe.  Some students at Pierce School participated in learning to code, and they are so excited about it. Hundreds of 1-hour coding activities are available on the website.  Check out Hourofcode.com for more information.

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On November 15, 2017, Pierce school students and teachers participated in The Conval Community Schools  Turkey Trot event.  Students walked or jogged laps around the school fields at Hancock Elementary.  This event promoted the concept of lifetime fitness, but it also collected food items donated to the South Meadow School Food Pantry.

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Pierce School celebrated Halloween on Tuesday, October 31st! Students, staff, and Bennington
community members joined for an annual parade through town. Scarecrows and carved pumpkins made by Pierce School students were displayed outside the school for all to enjoy.
Students proudly displayed their costumes with big waves and many smiles.

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If you walked into Pierce school on Friday October 27, 2017, you would have noticed the smell of pumpkin soup cooking, heard the crinkle of leaves being stuffed into scarecrows and seen pumpkins being
transformed into jack-o-lanterns representing Pierce School spirit. These were just some of the
activities students participated in recently to celebrate Fall,

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