Francestown Elementary School

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Next Wednesday, September
25th from 6 – 7pm.

The format will be a little different this year. We are
asking families to come promptly at 6 and go to your child’s classroom. There
you will get a tour from your child and complete a short activity with them
about your hopes and dreams for their year at FES.

Team Squirrel worked with the Harris Center to explore different kinds of seeds and how they travel. Students learned that some seeds are dispersed by the wind, others attach themselves to animals and take a little ride, while others get eaten by animals in one place and deposited later in a much different place. Students made scientific observations,

This year, the Cornucopia Project is working with our whole Team Squirrel. Students spent their time today weeding out the gardens, planting lettuce, spinach, and dill, and investigating what happened over the summer in the gardens. There was a lot of feeling, digging, smelling, looking, listening, and tasting. Students snacked on the kale that had grown tremendously over the summer.

Team Squirrel had its first morning meeting today. Team Squirrel is made up of our 27 youngest students and their two teachers. Morning meeting is a time to connect to each other first thing in the morning. It is an integral part of transitioning from home to school. The structure for Morning Meeting comes from Responsive Classroom,

Upcoming Events

16
September Monday
Special of the Week Library/Media 9/16-20/19
9:00 am
25
September Wednesday
Lions Club Vision Screening
1:00 pm
25
September Wednesday
PTO Enrichment Program Martial Arts
3:30 pm
25
September Wednesday
FES Open House
6:00 pm
30
September Monday
Owls Hiking Pack Monadnock
9:00 am
07
October Monday
School Picture Day
8:30 am