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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On Friday, October 5th, Antrim Elementary 4th graders visited to Sturbridge Village. We had many dedicated family members there as chaperones to share in the historic fun. Some of the popular activities were seeing blacksmiths at work, interviewing the village attorney, and seeing animals at Freeman Farm. It was a beautiful day and students and their families had an awesome time exploring.

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On October 15th AES will begin our two week long “Pennies for the PTO” campaign.  Ten percent of the funds raised will be donated to the local chapter of End 68 Hours of Hunger with the balance going to the PTO to help fund PTO sponsored programs for our students. 

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The AES PTO Gear Store is open now until 9/29.
All orders will be sent home with children a few weeks after the sale ends. All gear is screen printed by a local family and we are happy to be able to support Blueberry Hill Design Works while supporting the PTO.

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We had a warm and overcast first day back in the garden on September 13th. The students found the garden overflowing with plants. Jumping right into this season’s theme of Field Investigation, students searched for evidence of Summer garden care. We devoured a fresh snack of ground cherries, basil, kale, and chives.We brought fully developed radish plants into the shade to inspire scientific drawings in the garden journals .

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On the evening of September 13th, Antrim Elementary hosted its annual Open House. We were pleased to have such a large turnout from families and the community. Teachers eagerly shared what the students will be learning this year, and students proudly showed off their classrooms. Local organizations such as the Grapevine, End 68 Hours of Hunger,

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Antrim Elementary School is always looking for volunteers.

Volunteers should be fingerprinted and registered with ConVal School District.

For more information, please attend our Open House on Thursday, September 13th, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm.  A district employee will be at school collecting information and fingerprinting.

If you are interested in signing up to volunteer but cannot attend Open House,

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On Friday, Antrim Elementary Eagles met their reading buddy for the year. Each class pairs up on Friday afternoons with a class from a different grade level. It’s a great way to end our week and share an enjoyment for reading together. Students often pick out books especially to read with our buddies.

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