Welcome Back 2019

Welcome Back AES Families!

Can you believe it is August already? Before you know it, we will be back in full swing for the 2019-2020 academic year.  I wanted to let you know about a few things that were happening over the summer, and a few things to look forward to shortly.

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Featured image of article: AES Peeps Dioramas

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.

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AES celebrated Art Day on Feb 22. The students were divided into 10 cross aged Eagle Groups. Each group visited 4 of 10 various art stations. One station was drumming led by artist Michael Wingfield. Other stations included NHDI, Yoga, Birtds, Empty Pots, Metal Imprints, Weaving, Origami, and Hats.  

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As part of the 4th grade visit the the Capitol City, they visited the Concord Coach #80 at Concord Group Insurance. This coach is 169 years old, and survived three fires. It was very interesting to learn the history and engineering of stagecoaches, and to discuss what it would be like to be a passenger. Read More: AES 4th Grade Views a Stagecoach

At AES, we have all school assemblies twice a month with different grade levels leading the assembly. This past week, third grade led assembly. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to experience performing and speaking in front of an audience as well as school community building. Pictured above are third graders drumming for assembly.

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Antrim 4th graders have been working on a State Symbols project with Jeannie Connolly, our Arts Enrichment Coordinator. The 4th graders consulted text and internet sources to become experts with their chosen state symbol, wrote a paragraph and drew an illustration, and then put together their books with Jeannie, Mrs. Storro, and family helpers.

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Community volunteer Mr. Tenney came to help AES fourth grade students learn to play Cribbage after school. Thanks to Muzart teacher Mrs. Storro for dreaming up the idea of introducing this wonderful mathematical game to our school. What a nice way to spend the afternoon during the cold weather months.

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