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  1. From the Principal’s Pen – April 2019

    March 18, 2019

    From the Principal’s Pen April 2019 Submitted by: Jennifer McGee, Principal of Atwood Primary School Nine years ago, the staff and students of Atwood Primary School gathered together to support two kindergartners by holding a fundraising parade for the American Cancer Society!   On the day of the parade, parents and friends, brothers and sisters… Read More

  2. Atwood African Adventure Art

    March 18, 2019

    Atwood students spent the month of February creating African Adventure Art pieces.  Last Thursday, March 14th they held an Art Show in the Atwood Hallways to feature their work.  If you missed it, click here to see a slide show of the terrific art our students produced.      

  3. From the Principal’s Pen – March 2019

    February 28, 2019

    From the Principal’s Pen March 2019 Submitted by: Jennifer McGee Principal Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.   I hardly even think about driving anymore. It’s motor memory. After decades of driving, I can barely conjure up the days from the past when I was scaring my parents half to death,… Read More

  4. February Kinder Kindness

    February 14, 2019

    We had our February Kinder Kindness project this week! We made 110 valentines by stamping with celery and paint to make roses for the residents at Lakewood Continuing Care at Inland Hospital. Under each rose print, students wrote: “You are loved.” My students also made 34 handprint hearts that could be used as decorations during… Read More

  5. Atwood Cares for Planet Earth

    February 11, 2019

    The Atwood School is continuing its push toward a more sustainable lunchroom and cleaner Planet Earth.  Before Christmas, the school stopped using plastic straws as a way to reduce their waste. More recently they obtained a new dishwasher and new trays and silverware to eliminate the use of disposable trays and plasticware.

  6. New Robotics and Coding Program at Atwood

    February 7, 2019

    Atwood Primary School students now have the opportunity to study coding. At the same time, students are learning to code, they simultaneously write code to control some educational robots. Edison, the official name of the robot, is a small mobile box-like device which performs coded instructions created by the students. In order to offer the program… Read More

  7. From the Principal’s Pen – February 2019

    January 29, 2019

    Submitted by:  Jennifer McGee, Principal of Atwood Primary School   Good friends help you to find important things when you have lost them…your smile, your hope and your courage.   Many years ago, the husband of one of my best friend’s was dying.  Obviously, it was the most horrible time of her life, and a… Read More

  8. Muffins for Mid Maine Shelter

    January 28, 2019

    Mrs. Solis’ kindergarten class made about 120 assorted muffins for the guests at the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter during their January Kinder Kindness Day. Brian Watson, a board member of the Homeless Shelter, came to thank the class and helped Mrs. Solis deliver the muffins which were used for Saturday morning breakfast. “The staff was… Read More

  9. Kinder Kindness Continues

    January 10, 2019

    Right before the break, Mrs. Solis’ kindergarten class tackled the December installment of their Kinder Kindness Project. Students and their families worked together to make 90 dog treats to donate to the Waterville Humane Society. Mrs. Solis implemented the Kinder Kindness Project as a way to show her students that they are never too small… Read More

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