As a culminating event to the AES Eagle Recognition program, students and staff spent their “assembly” time on Shea Field flying kites, playing soccer, and many other activities. Pictured above is a student learning to fly a kite!
Monadnock Music’s Lend an Ear program visited AES’s 3rd graders introducing them to the Harp, Flute, and Viola. The ConVal Arts Enrichment Program helps support bringing these musicians to the ConVal Elementary Schools.
Sergeant Bob Edwards spoke to AES students at our annual Memorial Day Assembly. He shared the history of Memorial Day as well as his family’s military involvement through the years.
For C Day of the Kindergarten ABC Countdown, they had Care For Your Egg Day and had an egg drop. They used recyclables to protect the egg then dropped them from the top of a ladder. 6 of our 26 eggs survived the fall! They had a lot of fun seeing if the eggs survived!
Each spring AES girls participate in the Girls on the Run program.
This program works to encourage pre-teen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games, culminating in a celebratory 5k run.
As part of the AES–PTO Spring Fest, Officer Horn from the Antrim Police Department in conjunction with the Antrim Recreation Department, hosted a Bike Rodeo for Antrim children to learn about bike safety.
To get into the spirit of spring, AES staff created dioramas using Peeps. Once completed students, staff and visitors were able to vote on their favorite diorama. The winning diorama was Bob Ross and Camping with his Peeps.
Last week Mrs. James taught us about tapping trees for maple syrup. She also taught us how to make maple candy by pouring hot maple syrup onto snow. It was so much fun to watch it harden! She read us a story called “Sugar on the Snow” by Nancy Watson and we made our own prints on paper of maple trees using finger paint!
Antrim Elementary School hosted the monthly Community Supper in Antrim in March. This event is sponsored by different groups each month and is coordinated through The Grapevine. AES served various pasta dishes, salad, garlic bread and an assortment of yummy desserts. AES 4th graders served over 75 people. A delicious, filling meal was enjoyed by all.
Kindergarten got ready for St. Patrick’s Day by making rainbows and leprechaun traps. They ripped scraps of paper and glued them to a blank rainbow, matching the colored paper to the color word written in each spot on the rainbow. This project is part of their writing project about what they would do if we found a pot of gold.