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Summer Skills

Many parents are looking for ways to keep their child's academic skills sharp over the summer. If you would like to do this, we recommend using the Summer Skills Sharpeners Book from Tri-C Publication. You should order your child's current grade level if you choose to order.

http://www.summerskills.com/books

2018 Field Day Information

Field Day activities for grades 1-4 will take place on Thursday, June 7th with a rain date of Friday, June 8th. The third and fourth grade field day will take place in the morning from 8:30 to 11:00 and field day for first and second grade will begin at 12:00 and end at 2:00.
Sunscreen and appropriate dress are suggested. Please have your child wear cool comfortable clothes such as: sneakers, shorts, a class color or theme appropriate shirt, and a hat. Your child should also come to school with sunscreen and bug repellent already applied at home. Children should bring a water bottle and an extra change of clothes and towel just in case they get wet at the water stations. Water coolers will be available to refill their water bottles. A snack of Popsicles is often provided by the room parents or teachers at the rest station as well.
Field day is always looked forward to by students, teachers and parents. It's a day filled with fun activities! Parent volunteers are one reason this day…

Football/Cheer Registration Raffle

Does your son play football or does your daughter cheer for the Bedford Youth Bulldogs? If so, be sure to fill out a raffle ticket for a free registration. The tickets are free and can be found by the main office. The winning ticket will be pulled on Friday, May 18th.

Concert May 16, 2018

Join us for the spring concert on Wednesday, May 16th at 7:00pm. Our fourth grade chorus, led by Mrs. Curran, will open the evening followed by the strings club.

Duct Tape Mr. Mitchell!

Destination Imagination Fundraiser - Duct Tape Mr. Mitchell to the Wall!
As you know two of our DI teams are fundraising to help defray the cost of traveling to Knoxville, TN later this month. They have a very creative fundraising idea - for just $1, a student can buy a strip of duct tape to tape Mr. Mitchell to the wall. Teachers will be collecting the $1 and will write the student's name on a list to receive the strip of duct tape at a date TBD. Students may buy a maximum of 5 strips. Please help us make this a successful fundraiser for our teams. Collection will happen for one week starting, Monday, May 14th.

Author/Illustrator Aaron Becker Visits PWS

PWS is pleased to welcome author/illustrator Aaron Becker on Monday, May 16 courtesy of Gibson's Bookstore in Concord.  Mr. Becker will be sharing his new wordless book, A Stone for Sasha with the 3rd and 4th grade students. We have long loved his other wordless books: Journey, Quest, and Return and are excited to hear about the process of writing a wordless book.
"A wordless book?" you might ask. "Isn't that for much younger children? What is the point of a wordless book?"
Mr. Becker's sophistication and imagination are inspirational and a great reminder for any age, that thought can be represented in more than just words.  It is the reader's task to "read" the pages for detail and context, observing main characters, plot, setting, and dialog. Having read these books many times, there is always something new to be found in the story of every page.  Readers of all ages will find the meaning of these stories within the context of their own li…

2018 Grandparents/Senior Day at PWS Reminder

"This is a quick reminder regarding Grandparents/Senior Day at Peter Woodbury School to be held on Friday May 4, 2018. If you have not already registered your child’s special guest, please do so as soon as possible. We will be providing breakfast for all seniors and will need an accurate count of those attending. Please click on the following link to register guests: https://goo.gl/forms/U0Mm5Ngjzrf07HX32
If you have registered your guests, thank you! We greatly appreciate it. Please remind them of the following:
•The event starts at 8:30 and should be done by 10:30am
•Parking will be located within the Target Parking lot and attendees will be bussed to and from the school. Those with handicap plates will be allowed to park within the school parking lot. 
•Once your special guests have arrived, they will check in under their last name (not that of the student) to receive a name tag and schedule
Questions or Concerns?
Please email Jenny Caouette (jenny@sellsnhre.com) or Samantha Farrow …