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
As part of AES’s Halloween celebration, we spent the morning in our Eagle Groups (cross grade groups). Students were read a book called Pumpkin Town by Katie McKy and together worked on a project related to the story.
In kindergarten, we read The Colour Monster, a book about a monster who’s feelings are all mixed up. He learns that he can sort his feelings into colors. We worked with Jeannie Connolly to make our own color monsters. One side of our monsters are green for when he is calm, and one side is all colors for when he feels mixed up.
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.
Third graders from Mrs. Hill and Mr. Morris’ classes hiked Pack Monadnock Thursday to participate in the annual Raptor Migration count. Students have been studying several things leading up to this trip including weather instruments to help predict good days for migration, adaptations that allow raptors to thrive in their environment,
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,
We will NOT be having Family Assembly on May 6th but will resume Family Assemblies on May 12th.