Antrim elementary students and staff spent the week leaping, jumping, stomping and dancing through the Wonders of the World with the New Hampshire Dance Institute. Our Antrim Elementary Eagles will soar this Friday night with a WONDER-FILLED performance for family and friends. We hope you can all make it.
This week nutritionist Tiffany Calcutt visited A.E.S to share nutritional snack ideas! Students and parents participated in a series of fun hands-on activities to learn about healthy eating. Making yogurt parfaits and celery race cars filled with chocolate hummus was a huge hit! Tiffany also shared information about how healthy eating effects our daily life including mood,
This week at AES has been filled with much kindness. The students were encouraged to practice random acts of kindness and to notice when others did. The students earned paper gumballs for their kindness acts which were displayed on a huge gumball machine. The week ended with an assembly in which community members were invited and celebrated for their support of AES.
Gloria and Dawn from The Antrim Grange came to visit third graders on Friday, March 16th. We learned about the Grange, and all of the things they have done for our communities, like busing students to school, getting electricity to everyone, and setting the number of days students have to go to school. They gave each third grader their own dictionary to keep!
Mrs. Zawacki’s class is learning about how animal body parts (adaptations) help the animals survive and make their lives easier. We started by reading The Snail’s Spell and What Does This Tail Do? to learn exactly how different animals use their body parts. Then Jeannie Connelly from the Conval Arts Integration Program came to do a project with our class.
Kindergarten students at AES have been working hard for over 100 days! We were fortunate to spend the 100th day of school with the “big kids” from GBS and CVHS. Sorting 100 marshmallows was exciting. Even following the “We don’t eat dirty marshmallows rule”. What could you build with 100 sweet, sugary, and very dirty marshmallows?
4th grade students in the Conval school district experienced music from across American history with folk musician, Jeff Warner on Friday, February 16th.
Students learned about a variety of instruments, including the guitar, banjo, and Limberjack. They sang and listened to songs such as Buffalo Gals and Roll Alabama. Below are clips and information from the performance for students from Bennington,
Antrim Elementary school was singing, jiving, and full of giggles last Thursday night when Steve Blunt and Marty Kelley performed an interactive fun show for both young and old. Steve sang some crowd pleasers involving the students and families with sign language, instruments, and silly vocals. Marty read aloud four of his books Winter Woes,
First-graders have been working with counting in many different activities this month. We’ve been learning how to understanding teen numbers as a ten and more ones by building models with unifix cubes.
Another fun counting activity was part of learning about penguins and their adaptations to life in the cold.
Do you like to play games or make crafts? Win stuffed animals and other prizes? How about a have your face painted? Would you like to win a fish? Eat some Chili?
Well then come join the Antrim Elementary Eagles at Winterfest this Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.