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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First Grade has been working on a Native American/Pilgrim unit during the month of November. As part of that unit the students have done many hands-on activities such as weaving, making clay pots and writing with quills and ink. One of the favorite activities is candle-making.  Each student is given a candle wick tied to a pencil. Read More: 1st Grade Learns About Candle Making


This November AES Third Graders worked with the Harris Center and The Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests to create a Salamander Population and Adaptation Research Collaboration Network (SPARCnet) Site at McCabe Forest. The SPARCnet site consists of two plots, each containing 50 wooden boards laid out in a 5×10 array.

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NEA-NH President, Megan Tuttle, and Manchester Monarchs Players came to Third Grade as part of the “Read Across New Hampshire with the Monarchs” program. After reading, the players answered questions and signed items for our classrooms! The players were impressed with our newest school value, GRIT. The Monarchs give out GRIT awards after each game –

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As part of our Arts Integration Program, Jeannie Connolly hosted a walking tour of downtown Antrim with our 3rd grade students.Did you know there were 12 schools in Antrim, Edmund’s was once a blacksmith and a butcher, and the name of our library can never change?

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