Featured image of article: Nutritionist Tiffany Calcutt visits A.E.S

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,

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Featured image of article: Kindness Week at AES

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.

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Featured image of article: Do you know how animal adaptations help them survive? Ms. Zawacki’s class can teach you.

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.

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Featured image of article: Conval 4th Graders learn music history from Jeff Warner

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,

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