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: 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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Featured image of article: NHDI Residency at Pierce School

This year, the New Hampshire Dance Institute (NHDI) Residency Program presented “Wonder-filled” as we celebrated the many Wonders of the World and our innate curiosities that create “wonder” in each of us as we question, learn, and grow throughout our existence.The Residency Program transformed everyday students into NHDI dancers with an all school finale that encouraged everyone to celebrate being “Full of Wonder!”

Our appreciation to Janine Edmonds and Lisa Cook from NHD,I  and Jeannie Connolly at Arts Integration for the opportunity to have a residency with NHDI at Pierce this year.

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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
“We Succeed Together”
19 Main Street   Bennington, NH 03442
(603) 588-2131 Fax (603) 588-3802 www.conval.edu/Schools/bes
Stephanie Syre-Hager; Principal

 

August 7, 2017

                                                       

Dear Parents and Students of Pierce School,   

As the calendar turned to the month of August, I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself to you.

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