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  1. From the Principal’s Pen ~ February 2020

    January 16, 2020

    Submitted by:  Jennifer McGee, Principal of Atwood Primary School   When I was a little girl, I grew up in North Anson.  We lived in a big, very old, drafty house with many little rooms. There was one room in the back of the house that was never used, so my sister and I turned… Read More

  2. Check out the Atwood Castle

    January 9, 2020

    This little troupe of Atwood students was hard at work and having a blast today as they took it upon themselves to build an Atwood “Castle”.  There was some great teamwork and a lot of good old fashion winter fun as they worked on this impressive snow fort.

  3. Dress Like an Elf, Put Food on the Shelf

    December 22, 2019

    The sixth annual Dress Like an Elf, Put Food on the Shelf event at Atwood was a huge success. Atwood staff and students were able to fill a whole truck with food for our local food pantries.

  4. Mr. Hartzell returns to Atwood

    December 20, 2019

    Atwood benefactor, Mr. Hartzell of Ocean City New Jersey, stopped by the school yesterday and delivered a tin of Johnson’s famous caramel corn to every classroom. The students were thrilled to see him. The second graders serenaded him with the Maine Christmas song and Mrs. Dean’s class sang “Count on Me.” This past spring, Keith… Read More

  5. Rethink your drink display

    December 19, 2019

    Did you know that there are 35 teaspoons of sugar in a coffee coolatta? Atwood Primary School has had a “Rethink your Drink” display up in the school foyer all week.  Set up by Jim Fortunato, the Northern Kennebec County Coordinator from Let’s Go, the display is to help students and parents understand how much sugar… Read More

  6. Atwood 2nd grade visits Colby Museum

    December 13, 2019

    The Atwood Primary second-grade classes got the opportunity to visit the Colby Art Museum exhibition called Wíwənikan…the beauty we carry. The exhibition features contemporary art created by the First Nations people of what is now Maine and Maritime Canada. Students got to see gorgeously detailed baskets, canoes, carvings, paintings and beadwork made by artists focused on carrying… Read More

  7. From the Principal’s Pen ~ January 2020

    December 11, 2019

    Submitted by: Jennifer McGee, Principal of Atwood Primary   I had a doctor’s appointment recently, and (maybe too much information here) I discovered, not surprisingly, that I have a vitamin D deficiency.  I say “not surprisingly” because the sun is a big, healthy source of vitamin D.  It seems, the older I get, the less… Read More

  8. Get ready for Falalala Fridays at Atwood!

    December 3, 2019

    Atwood is gearing up for their favorite time of year….Falalala Fridays in December! Here’s how your child can participate this year: Friday, December 6:  Wear fun holiday socks day! Friday, December 13: Holiday Dress Up Day to go to the High School Concert at the PAC! Friday, December 20: DRESS Like AN ELF, BRING FOOD… Read More

  9. Atwood Takes Gold with 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go

    November 24, 2019

    After earning a bronze and silver award in the 5-2-1-0 Let’s Go in the past….Atwood finally earned the Gold for 2019!  This month the certificate arrived…”for committing to excellence in healthy eating and active living for children and their families!”

  10. From the Principal’s Pen ~ December 2019

    November 18, 2019

    Submitted by:  Jennifer McGee, Principal of Atwood Primary School   I had to have my laptop fixed last week.   The tech team came and took it away one day at about 8:00 in the morning.  I watched them walk out the door with it.  I had to take a moment. Everything.  I. Have. Been. Working…. Read More

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