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.  

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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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