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  1. Rise and Read in your Atwood Library!

    Posted on September 21, 2018 - School News

    Your Atwood Awesome Librarians are excited to invite you to our new Rise and Read program. Come listen to a story with your child, enjoy a book together or browse through some magazines. Mrs. Grenier, Mrs. Bailey, and some special guest readers will be reading aloud, telling stories and generally having a good time with books…. Read More

  2. October Principal’s Pen

    Posted on September 20, 2018 - School News

    Jennifer McGee, Principal of Atwood Primary School I was raised in the 1970’s.  When I think back to my childhood…I must have been constantly living on the brink of disaster!  I rode my bike without a helmet, rode in the car without a seatbelt much less a car seat, sat for years in my father’s… Read More

  3. ATW and WES Walk Against Cancer

    Posted on September 18, 2018 - School News

    Atwood and Williams staff and students took to the streets yesterday to take part in the American Cancer Society’s annual Walk Against Cancer. This is the 8th year that the schools have participated in the walk. The tradition started when two kindergarten students were diagnosed with cancer. Several students had also lost parents to the disease…. Read More

  4. PTA Paint Party

    Posted on September 17, 2018 - School News

    The Atwood PTA will be hosting a Paint Party for both adults and children this Friday, September 21st from 6-8.

  5. From the Principal’s Pen – September 2018

    Posted on August 20, 2018 - School News

    Last year, I was walking down the hallway at school, quickly trying to deliver a message to a teacher. As I was making my way to her classroom, a student, new to our school, was just leaving art class. “Hey Principal,” he said holding up his first-grade drawing.  “Look what I made.” I glanced at… Read More

  6. From the Principal’s Pen – August 2018

    Posted on July 26, 2018 - School News

    August 3, 2018 Dear Families of Atwood Primary School Students! Happy final days of summer! I hope this letter finds all of our families well rested, sun-kissed and enjoying all that Maine has to offer in the summertime! If this is the first time you have had a child in the Atwood school, welcome!  If… Read More

  7. Lynn Plourde Inspires Readers at Atwood Primary and Williams Elementary

    Posted on June 11, 2018 - School News

    By Shelly Moody           The opportunity to meet an author is a magical event.  Recently, Oakland students were fortunate to spend a day being inspired by Maine author, Lynn Plourde. As part of the annual One Book, One School tradition at Williams Elementary School, all of the classroom teachers read aloud Maxi’s Secrets (Or,… Read More

  8. Agriculture at Atwood

    Posted on June 8, 2018 - School News

    By Tammy Pullen and Brynn Charest           We have had a busy couple of years implementing agriculture at the Atwood Primary School.  It all began with a Maine Ag grant to create 12 raised garden beds. Some of the staff and children came together with Mr. Colby and we used tarps to… Read More

  9. From the Principals’ Pen- June

    Posted on May 16, 2018 - School News

    Submitted by: Jennifer McGee, Principal of Atwood Primary School   A simple life is a beautiful life. I had to do an exercise the other day. I was asked to think back to twenty years ago, when I was a young mother, working full time, and going to school at night.  It occurred to me,… Read More

  10. From the Principal’s Pen- May

    Posted on April 10, 2018 - School News

    From the Principal’s Pen May 2018 Submitted by: Jennifer McGee, Principal of Atwood Primary School   My father tells me a story of when he was eight years old. He grew up in Livermore Falls, Maine and his father and mother put him on a bus, all alone, and sent him to Washington, DC to… Read More

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