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By  ~ Luke Schoel ~ Second Grader

Here at Pierce School, we celebrate kindness by Spirit Week. Spirit Week is a group of five days of fun and community building. This year we had Crazy Hair Day, Sports Day, Splash of Kindness Day (each class wore their own color: Kindergarten-yellow, First Grade- blue,

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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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