In the fall, NHPBS came and filmed the 3rd grade class at Pierce and the work we are doing with the turtle hatchling program.  The turtle “head starting” program is in collaboration with the Harris Center for Conservation Education and NH Fish Game. We are following Zoo New England’s protocols for caring for the turtles and all turtles that were harvested will be raised in our classroom and released in May.

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Featured image of article: Sy Montgomery Teaches Us All How to Be A Good Creature….

“Sometimes we meet teachers in the forest, or in the barn, or in the ocean- or right in our own house.  Some of my teachers have had two legs while others have had four or even eight.  But all have taught me something important about how to be a good creature in the world.” This is how local author Sy Montgomery starts her book How to Be A Good Creature,

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Featured image of article: PIERCE SCHOOL STORE IS OPEN!!

Time to get your Pierce School Swag!!

The leaves are changing and the air is getting crisp.  Does your child have all their fall and winter gear ready?   Would you like to support your school? Well, do we have deals for you!

The Pierce School store is NOW OPEN for all your school swag purchasing needs.


Featured image of article: A Visit to the G.E.P. Dodge Library


For many years the children at Pierce School have made the walk down the main street of Bennington, past 100 year old homes and the Country Store to the beautiful brick building on the corner. Passing through its copper doors  into the GEP Dodge Library, the students in Ms. Cannon’s Kindergarten are welcomed by Mrs.

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Featured image of article: Read to Me Contract

Linda Tenney visits Pierce School and reads to all of the students to celebrate our  “Read to Me Contract” goal.  The goal was to have 80% of families commit to reading with their children at least twice a week.   82% of families signed up exceeding our goal.  Thank you to parents and students!
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Featured image of article: Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig

Picture book author, David Rottenberg, visited Pierce School on Thursday. The dancers from the Peterborough Dance Theatre performed as Mr. Rottenberg read the inspiring story of Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig; a tale of two best friends with big dreams. Gwendolyn’s hearts desire is to dance and Omar yearns to play football. The only thing standing in their way is that they are both pigs.

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Featured image of article: 4th Grade Field Trip to the Great Bay

  On Wednesday Mrs. Germain’s 4th traveled to Greenland, New Hampshire to visit the Great Bay Discovery Center with friends from Francestown Elementary School.  Prior to the visit, the class learned that the Great Bay is an estuary – a land form where freshwater and seawater meet.  Estuaries are critical habitats for many animals as well as places for several bird species to stop along their migration routes. 

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Featured image of article: Pierce Ski Program

Celebrating another Ski Season

Written By: Ms. Sutton

Although many are excited for warm weather, skiers and snowboarders would love to see the snow fly for just a little bit longer.  This year 31 Pierce School students participated in the after school ski program.  It was the perfect season filled with lots of snow,

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