Featured image of article: Pierce Clothing/”Swag” Store Now Open

Could your student use a new sweatshirt or winter hat? Would you like to support your school? Well, do we have deals for you!

The Pierce School store is open for all your school swag purchasing needs. The store is open from now until Friday, Nov. 8th. Make sure to swing on over and help support your school and dress yourself or your students in the coolest stuff in school!

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Featured image of article: Morning Nature Walk with the Harris Center

Third Grade Teacher Jennifer Sutton along with Harris Center Naturalist Expert and Teacher, Susie Spikol have hosted a morning walking club for students at Pierce School! In a community partnership with our friends from the Harris Center, students, staff and families are welcome to join us for a brief walk in the woods to start our day in a calming way – outdoors!

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Featured image of article: Bennington Bears like to Bike

Pierce School started it’s after school biking club earlier this month. The biking club is run by our 4th-grade teacher, Valerie Germain, and allows 3rd and 4th-grade students to get out on the trails behind Pierce School with one of their favorite teachers and friends in the fresh fall air. The biking club is held after school on Friday’s throughout the month of October.

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Featured image of article: Time to Harvest

Pierce’s black bears had a great time with Cornucopia this week working in the gardens. They harvested a large amount of carrots and purple beans. They even got to enjoy some summer squash and cherry tomatoes. More importantly, they were eager and willing to jump back into the gardens after having a long summer break,

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Featured image of article: Lead Testing Results For ConVal Schools

In the spring of 2016, NH Department of Environmental Services issued recommendations for voluntary testing of lead in drinking water at all schools and daycares. This action was in large part a result of lead toxicity to children from the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

On February 8, 2018, Governor Sununu signed Senate Bill 247 Prevention of Childhood Lead Poisoning.

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Featured image of article: Summer Food Service Program July-August

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), also known as the Summer Meals Program, provides kids and teens with free meals when school is out.

The program was established to ensure that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. In 2018, the SFSP provided more than 1.5 million nutritious meals and snacks to children nationwide.

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Featured image of article: Pierce School Students Enjoy Children And The Arts

We had an awesome time with the Pierce community at Children and the Arts Day in Peterborough! This year’s theme was “Let Your Light Shine,” and Pierce’s light was shining brightly.

Students, teachers, staff, and parents marched in the parade. It was great to see the school’s moss green T-shirts on display during the parade and afterwards at the many events of the daylong program.

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Featured image of article: The Opera Comes to Pierce

Opera is a visual art that combines music, theatre, and dance to create a spectacular performance. Originating in Italy more that 400 years ago, today opera is enjoyed by audiences worldwide and is performed in almost every language, including English.

Students at Pierce School were treated to an operatic performance presented by the Raylynmor Opera company from Peterborough,

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Featured image of article: Spirit Week

During Spirit Week students focused on the many ways to show respect by representing Sportsmanship, Recycling (Crazy Hair Day), Dreaming of Respect (Pajama Day), Earth Day and Respectful Book Character Day.

Pierce celebrated Earth Day with multi-aged activities that focused on water and how to treat the resource with respect. Children sculpted clay amphibians and learned about vernal pools.

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