Francestown Elementary School

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Thanks to the ConVal ATC department, FES fourth grade students spent some time in the Curiosity Cube. This is a mobile science lab that has been developed by MilliporeSigma and travels the country to deliver science lessons to thousands of children. The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript reported on this and FES staff and students were featured in the article.

On May 12, 2019 Charlotte from FES earned runner-up in the Elementary School Division poetry contest sponsored by the Peterborough Poetry Project. Congratulations, Charlotte!

The mission of the Peterborough Poetry Project is to promote the writing, reading, and thinking of poetry as part of everyday life. What does that mean? Writing poems is a way to have fun while sharing observations and insights with other people or just saving your poems to ponder later.

Each year, elementary students in grades 3 & 4 participate in the New Hampshire Statewide Assessment System (NH SAS). Please visit this link to access the 2019 assessment window:

This year, the FES 3rd & 4th grade students will take the following NH SAS assessments:

  • English Language Arts
  • Writing
  • Mathematics

FES plans to test students during the following days from 10 am – 12:00 noon:

  • Grade 4: Monday 4/8,

Last week, FES students had a new experience in our Library Commons. Knowing that students often stick to one kind of book Library Media Specialist, Nicole Murray, wanted to encourage students to branch out and get a taste for different genres. So, she transformed the Library Commons into a Genre Cafe. The tables were all set with (electric) candles,

Upcoming Events

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May Monday
Special of the Week PE 5/20-24/2019
9:00 am
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May Thursday
GBMS Students visiting Gr. 4
9:15 am
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May Friday
Memorial Day Presentation
1:30 pm
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May Monday
No School Memorial Day
8:00 am
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May Tuesday
Special of the Week Library/Media 5/28-31/2019
9:00 am
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May Tuesday
Lend An Ear Grade 3
10:00 am

Mission Statement

At Francestown Elementary School, our mission is to guide children to become critical thinkers, engaged learners and respectful, contributing citizens, fostered by a cooperative effort between school and community.