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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 February 23, 2018 was Art Day at AES.  What a special day and we greatly appreciate all of the volunteers that came to share it with us.  Whether it was creating sea creatures for our Children in the Arts Day mural, making colors disappear by creating spinning tops, learning team work by building a castle,

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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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Featured image of article: Owls Teach Color Families

We have been studying color families in Art this month.  Our student artists have been painting and weaving!  In Kindergarten we made and painted recycled weaving looms using only primary colors of red, yellow and blue!  Our First Grade artists painted a color wheel creating secondary colors using the primary colors.  They made orange, green and purple.  

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