Featured image of article: PTO Owl Prowl

On March 9, the PTO sponsored an Owl Prowl at the Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock.  Susie Spikol-Faber led an interactive discussion about owls that included a special kid friendly drawing of owl adaptations.  Students viewed various owl mounts including the large Great Horned Owl and small Saw-Whet.  The excitement continued when we went outside to practice calling the Barred Owl.  

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Featured image of article: State Reps Visit Grade 4 at Pierce

Fourth Graders from Pierce Elementary will be visiting the New Hampshire State House on Friday, April 13th.  In preparation for the field trip, New Hampshire State Representatives Jonathan Manley and Richard McNamara visited the fourth grade.  Representatives Manley and McNamara shared with the students what their job entailed as members of the House of Representatives.

They explained that both legislators and New Hampshire citizens can come up with a good idea for a law.  Read More: State Reps Visit Grade 4 at Pierce

Featured image of article: Autism: Would You Know It If You Saw It?

Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2018

In 2016, 1 in 68 children are born with autism every day.  That statistic is staggering, but even more staggering is how little we know and understand Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

“Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate,

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Featured image of article: 2018 Pierce School Book Fair

Come and enjoy the Book Fair.

Pierce School Librarian, Alex Kendall,  invites students and families along with staff to this year’s Book Fair located on the school stage.  The book fair will be open the week of March 26-30 during walking club in the morning or by appointment. Come and enjoy the BOOK FAIR during Title 1″s Literacy Night on Thursday,

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Featured image of article: More  Than Just Words

Gloria Davis and Dauna Hugron from the Antrim Grange visited Ms. Sutton’s 3rd grade students today bearing the gift of a brand new dictionary for each child. The Grange was founded during the Civil War era and has largely persisted in supporting agricultural endeavors over the years. In fact the word “grange” is a reference to grain,

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Featured image of article: Pawlympics

February 22 marked the closing ceremonies for the 2018 Pawlympics.  Just as the Olympians, our students worked hard and set goals for themselves and surpassed them.  Through showing the core values (Be safe, Be kind, Do the right thing, and Have courage) Pawlympic bear paws were earned for entire classes as well as individual students. 

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Featured image of article: Pierce Ski Program

Celebrating another Ski Season

Written By: Ms. Sutton

Although many are excited for warm weather, skiers and snowboarders would love to see the snow fly for just a little bit longer.  This year 31 Pierce School students participated in the after school ski program.  It was the perfect season filled with lots of snow,

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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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