Featured image of article: ConVal School Board Update

Every March, all voters in the district are provided with the opportunity to vote on the budget for the following school year.

In addition, there are some items that frequently appear and require voter approval, including acceptance of the auditor reports, appropriation of funds for the various district trust funds, and School Board member salaries.

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Featured image of article: Art Day 2018

” January 19, 2018 was Art Day.  What a special day and we greatly appreciate all of the volunteers that came to share it with us.  Whether it was creating sea creatures for our Children in the Arts Day mural, making colors disappear by creating spinning tops, learning team work by building a castle, or exploring our creative side by making kaleidoscopes; Read More: Art Day 2018

Featured image of article: Pierce School Holiday Field Trip

In what is becoming a Pierce School holiday tradition, the  PTO treated the students to a day of learning and fun at the Barbara C. Harris Camp in Greenfield. The staff at the Camp made it possible for  students to assist in the preparation of a pizza lunch and decoration of delicious gingerbreadmen. Lunch followed the morning activities including inside games,

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The Hour of Code is an international event happening this week across the globe.  Some students at Pierce School participated in learning to code, and they are so excited about it. Hundreds of 1-hour coding activities are available on the website.  Check out Hourofcode.com for more information.

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On November 15, 2017, Pierce school students and teachers participated in The Conval Community Schools  Turkey Trot event.  Students walked or jogged laps around the school fields at Hancock Elementary.  This event promoted the concept of lifetime fitness, but it also collected food items donated to the South Meadow School Food Pantry.

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Pierce School celebrated Halloween on Tuesday, October 31st! Students, staff, and Bennington
community members joined for an annual parade through town. Scarecrows and carved pumpkins made by Pierce School students were displayed outside the school for all to enjoy.
Students proudly displayed their costumes with big waves and many smiles.

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If you walked into Pierce school on Friday October 27, 2017, you would have noticed the smell of pumpkin soup cooking, heard the crinkle of leaves being stuffed into scarecrows and seen pumpkins being
transformed into jack-o-lanterns representing Pierce School spirit. These were just some of the
activities students participated in recently to celebrate Fall,

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