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