Featured image of article: Pawlympics of Kindness Kicks Off

February 9, 2018 marked the start of the Winter Olympics in South Korea as well as the Pawlympics at Pierce School.  The ceremony began with the torch being passed through the classes by  the classroom teachers and carried by Mrs. Syre-Hager to the multipurpose room.  Each classroom brought a colored ring to the multipurpose room to bind together to make our Pawlympic rings.  

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Featured image of article: 4th Graders Look For Signs of Mammals

Two fourth grade students from Pierce school enjoy a field trip to the Bruce Edes Forest in Bennington with Harris Center educator, Jay DeGregorio.   The students’ assignment was to look for evidence of New Hampshire mammals.  Students used their knowledge of track patterns to identify walkers, waddlers, leapers, or bounders.

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Featured image of article: NHDI Residency at Pierce School

This year, the New Hampshire Dance Institute (NHDI) Residency Program presented “Wonder-filled” as we celebrated the many Wonders of the World and our innate curiosities that create “wonder” in each of us as we question, learn, and grow throughout our existence.The Residency Program transformed everyday students into NHDI dancers with an all school finale that encouraged everyone to celebrate being “Full of Wonder!”

Our appreciation to Janine Edmonds and Lisa Cook from NHD,I  and Jeannie Connolly at Arts Integration for the opportunity to have a residency with NHDI at Pierce this year.

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Featured image of article: ConVal School Board Update

Every March, all voters in the district are provided with the opportunity to vote on the budget for the following school year.

In addition, there are some items that frequently appear and require voter approval, including acceptance of the auditor reports, appropriation of funds for the various district trust funds, and School Board member salaries.

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Featured image of article: Art Day 2018

” January 19, 2018 was Art Day.  What a special day and we greatly appreciate all of the volunteers that came to share it with us.  Whether it was creating sea creatures for our Children in the Arts Day mural, making colors disappear by creating spinning tops, learning team work by building a castle, or exploring our creative side by making kaleidoscopes; Read More: Art Day 2018

Featured image of article: Pierce School Holiday Field Trip

In what is becoming a Pierce School holiday tradition, the  PTO treated the students to a day of learning and fun at the Barbara C. Harris Camp in Greenfield. The staff at the Camp made it possible for  students to assist in the preparation of a pizza lunch and decoration of delicious gingerbreadmen. Lunch followed the morning activities including inside games,

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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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