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  1. 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

  2. Rise & Read

    January 2, 2019

    by Kathryn Bailey Our Atwood families and Librarians alike have been having a great time in the Library from 7:30-8:00 EVERY Thursday sharing stories and taking some time to slow down a bit and read. We love seeing the familiar faces week after week, but the more the merrier. Come join us! Every month we… Read More

  3. ATW Gratitude Grant

    December 28, 2018

    Every year during the holidays, our schools sponsor local families in need using gift drives, Giving Trees and other methods. This year Atwood School bought gifts for 33 local families and opted to use their  Gratitude Grant to add one extra gift for each family. They wanted to be able to offer something that could… Read More

  4. Dress Like an Elf Event a Success

    December 10, 2018

    Atwood Primary had a very successful kick-off to Falalala Fridays last week with their annual Dress Like an Elf, Put Food on the Shelf event.  The students and staff collected “an entire truckload of food” for the Oakland Food Pantry!

  5. Falalala Fridays!

    December 3, 2018

    Don’t forget that Falalala Fridays start this week! Friday, December 7: Dress Like an Elf, Bring Food for the Shelf Day…on this day, have your child dress in green and red…elf-like, and bring any non-perishable food donation for our local food pantry Friday, December 14: On this day, we go to Messalonskee High School to… Read More

  6. From the Principal’s Pen – January 2019

    December 3, 2018

    Submitted by:  Jennifer McGee, Principal When I was a kid, if we didn’t arrive somewhere 15 minutes early, my father thought we were late.  If my curfew was 11:00 at night, I would be home by 10:45…just to be on the safe side! I recently held a little luncheon for some of my young adult… Read More

  7. Garden Towers continue to flourish!

    November 30, 2018

    The garden towers in the classrooms of Atwood teachers, Brynn Charest and Tammy Pullen, are at it again!! They just harvested enough lettuce to have a salad for each student in the class, and to donate the rest to the Atwood school salad bar!  Farm to table is alive and well in Atwood classrooms!

  8. Kinder Kindness

    November 27, 2018

    Last Tuesday, just ahead of a snowstorm and an early dismissal, Atwood Kindergarten students were busy making pies. Thanks to a lot of hard work from staff, students, and their families, the four Kindergarten classes produced 80 pumpkin pies for the Annual Messalonskee Thanksgiving Dinner! The annual Family Pumpkin Pie Day is funded by the… Read More

  9. From the Principal’s Pen – December 2018

    November 15, 2018

     Submitted by: Jennifer McGee When I was a child, I lined up all of my dolls and stuffed animals, and I stood at the front of my bedroom and gave them all carefully crafted lessons. I read books aloud to them, holding the book and turning the pages just as I had watched my teachers… Read More

  10. Atwood Reading Garden is Done!

    October 18, 2018

    This past summer, Atwood Primary School was chosen to receive a $5000 project grant from Poland Spring. The school was selected out of over 200 submissions for their plan to create a reading garden, and the grant came with a very specific challenge. “In order to receive the grant, we needed to complete our project… Read More

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