AES celebrated Art Day on Feb 22. The students were divided into 10 cross aged Eagle Groups. Each group visited 4 of 10 various art stations. One station was drumming led by artist Michael Wingfield. Other stations included NHDI, Yoga, Birtds, Empty Pots, Metal Imprints, Weaving, Origami, and Hats.
As part of the 4th grade visit the the Capitol City, they visited the Concord Coach #80 at Concord Group Insurance. This coach is 169 years old, and survived three fires. It was very interesting to learn the history and engineering of stagecoaches, and to discuss what it would be like to be a passenger. Read More: AES 4th Grade Views a Stagecoach
AES 4th graders and family chaperones went on our annual field trip to Concord on Friday, February 15th. At the State House, we enjoyed meeting two of our town’s representatives, and learning about the history of the murals in the Senate Chambers, and much more! Read More: AES 4th Grade visits NH State House
At AES, we have all school assemblies twice a month with different grade levels leading the assembly. This past week, third grade led assembly. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to experience performing and speaking in front of an audience as well as school community building. Pictured above are third graders drumming for assembly.
Safety is a primary concern at AES. Our students receive safety instruction in all areas of AES, including the playground.
Rylan Davison received a certificate of recognition on Friday December 14, 2018 from the Antrim Police Chief, Scott Lester and from the Antrim Fire Chief, Marshall Gale for calling 911 to get help for his father. He is pictured here along with his father and sister, holding his certificate and a patch from each department.
AES had a wonderful Enchanted Forest evening which included the Scholastic Book Fair, Letterland activities, Masks and Castles activities, Dinner, Title 1 information and a Reading Room with Therapy Dogs. Pictured here is one of the three therapy dogs listening in as students read to each other.
To encourage students to respect themselves, each other and their surroundings, AES conducted a two week Respect Rollout. When demonstrating respect students were given a sheet of paper to create a “snowball”. The snowballs were gathered and a Snowman was created. Respect is one of the 5 core values of Antrim Elementary School.
As part of the the Children in the Arts’ 1st Festival of Light Lanterns parade in Peterborough on December 1st, AES students created lanterns. Prior to the Peterborough parade AES students lined the halls of AES with their lanterns for all to see.