In this delightful snapshot, Albion Elementary students take a well-deserved break from their learning , embracing a moment of movement and vitality. By allowing students to stretch, dance, or simply unwind, we empower them to return to their learning with increased focus.
In these charming pictures, Clinton Elementary School students are racing towards a brighter future as they eagerly campaign for a place on the student council. This moment captures the essence of democracy in action, where young minds are learning the values of leadership, responsibility, and civic engagement. These students are not just running for office; they are running for the opportunity to make a positive impact on their school community. The importance of these campaign posters extends far beyond their eye-catching designs. They symbolize the spirit of participation and engagement, instilling vital lessons in civic responsibility and active citizenship.
At Benton Elementary, Rachel Carpenter’s sixth graders are participating in weekly “Teamwork Tuesday” activities to practice working together as effective teams. Recently students worked in small groups to discover things they have in common with one other, recording each on separate index cards. Next each team used their collections of cards, along with their engineering skills, to see who could build the tallest tower. Teammates collaborated, got creative, and had loads of fun, all while strengthening the bonds of their classroom community.
At Lawrence Junior High, students are participating in a reading challenge. Reading challenges like this one are crucial because they ignite a passion for learning and broaden horizons. They encourage students to explore new genres, discover diverse perspectives, and dive deep into the vast sea of knowledge that literature offers.
In this captivating snapshot, a dedicated junior high student is fully immersed in a reading challenge, their eyes fixed on the pages of a book, surrounded by a world of imagination and discovery.
In this heartwarming snapshot, junior high classmates are grouped together, engaged in an activity that goes beyond the boundaries of textbooks and classrooms. They're on a journey of discovery, not just about the world around them, but about each other.
The high school LEAP field trip to Fort Popham and the beach on September 8th provided great discussions, new adventure and new knowledge. The students had been given assignments for Humanities and STEAM. The Humanities assignment was a choice between: Writing a one page summary on the historical significance and context for Fort Popham. OR Reflections of the trip. What did you see? smell? feel? observe? The STEAM assignment was to read through the printed article: The Gulf of Maine Warming Update: Spring 2023. After reading the article and experiencing Maine's coast the students were asked to list 5 important pieces of information and 5 questions they have regarding the document.
Spotlight is on the girls’ cross country team this week, pictured here at a recent meet. The Cross Country Team, under the Coaching of Eric Brown, has partnered with KVCC to build and host home meets on the KVCC campus. The girls won their first meet that they hosted! Congratulations to them and a thank you to KVCC for partnering with us to provide a different home course. A reminder to all, our Homecoming Week will be the week following Indigenous People’s Day, October 10-13, 2023.
Capturing smiles, friendships, and memories on Junior High Picture Day!
Loving our first few days of Kindergarten at Clinton Elementary!
At Fairfield Primary, Mrs. Sweatt’s class spent some time working on their fine motor skills by gluing squares on their names. Mrs. Lerette’s class was working hard on their math by counting numbers to 3!
It’s harvest time for Benton Elementary’s Garden Club! Librarian Amanda Delorie has gathered vegetables and prepared several tasty treats for students, including beets, tomatoes, peppers, peas, green beans, and eggplant. This week fifth graders enjoyed Mrs. Delorie’s homemade pesto, made with fresh basil from the school’s garden. Yum!
The first graders at Albion Elementary are working hard on their reading and writing skills!
Lawrence High School is buzzing with excitement as our fall activities are in full swing! Our talented marching band has been working diligently to perfect their routine, and all of our fall teams, including football, cheering, golf, field hockey, cross country, and soccer are putting their best foot forward. We invite you to join us in supporting the Bulldogs as they showcase their dedication and passion for excellence. Go Bulldogs!
Kellie Paisley-Hopper is joining our Benton staff as our new assistant principal. Mrs. Hopper began her teaching career at Benton Elementary in 1997, and has taught fifth and sixth grade for the past 26 years. She is delighted to be stepping into this new leadership role, and is excited to be working alongside the staff and students of Benton during the 23-24 school year.
Clinton Primary open house encouragement grams from parents to students courtesy of our guidance counselor; Mrs. Cogan. Encourage grams are a great way to boost our children's confidence and to brighten their day.
Students from Miss Bickford’s 8th grade math class. We love math! To the right you will find words of wisdom from Ms. McCluskey social studies class. These are important traits for all students to understand and to aspire to have.
The Albion K students started on Tuesday. Lots of excitement in the air! Fairfield Primary had a successful first day of K’s and an Open House!
Fairfield Primary School will start on Tuesday September 5th. Be on the lookout for news and pictures from the first day.
Lawrence Junior High School students re-connecting on the first day and enjoying various activities with their classmates. Everyone is excited to be back!