Featured image of article: Jenn Sutton Receives Educator Of The Year Award

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;

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Featured image of article: Bennington Trunk or Treat

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.

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Featured image of article: Baby Turtles Come Back to Pierce School

The baby turtles have come back to third grade. “Ms. Sutton’s third-grade class will have the chance to help them survive in the wild,” says Merrick Lyons. Felicity wants everyone to know that we will raise them all year.

They will be released to the wild in late May or early June. We will help them grow so they will have a better chance to escape predators.

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