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It’s almost time to deck the halls. Pierce School will be selling Poinsettias and Wreaths this year to help raise funds for their new playground. Poinsettias are available in red or white in 6.5″ for $14 each or 7.5″ for $23 each. Wreaths are also available for $25 each.

If you would like to support Pierce School by purchasing a poinsettia or wreath,

Pierce Elementary School hosted its inaugural “Dash for a Playground” 5K this weekend, organized by the Pierce PTO. The race took place on Saturday, October 29, and also featured raffles and refreshments.

Proceeds from the event will go toward a new playground at the school. The current playground was installed more than 20 years ago and is outdated.

The Harris Center for Conservation Education in Hancock has announced the recipient of its 2022 Educator Of The Year award.

Jenn Sutton, who teaches 3rd grade at Pierce School in Bennington, was presented with the Award by Harris Center teacher and naturalist Susie Spikol. Among several other naturalist projects, Sutton’s classroom has been chosen to nurture turtle hatchlings through the winter for a spring 2023 release into the wild;

The Bennington Recreation Department will be holding a Trunk or Treat at Newhall Playing Field – Bible Hill Rd. from 2-5 pm on 10/29/22. It’s a free community event that includes games, costume contests, trunk contests, scavenger hunts, candy, food, and kids’ activities.

Upcoming Events

December Wednesday
PTO Meeting
6:00 pm
December Thursday
Community Supper
5:30 pm
December Friday
Assembly – Kindergarten, 2nd & 3rd Grades presenting
9:00 am
December Friday
Black Bear Day – Outdoor Learning
12:30 pm
December Monday
NO SCHOOL – Holiday Recess
January Wednesday
PTO Meeting
6:00 pm