Featured image of article: Welcome Back Bobby!

Bobby the Bobcat surprised us with a visit during our virtual all-school meeting. The students were excited to see our old friend. Mr. P. was lucky enough to get a quick photo before he headed off into the wild. We hope to see him again soon!

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Featured image of article: Principal’s Update

September 23, 2022

Dear Families,
I hope this newsletter finds you well on this fine fall day!

It was so nice to see everyone who attended Open House. What a turnout! I know the staff was happy to have families in the building. My hope is that we can have more family and community engagement meetings as this year moves along.

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Students at PES learned a little bit about Vincent Van Gogh in Ms. Compton’s art class this week. Following a discussion about one of the world’s most recognizable paintings, “The Starry Night”, and a little bit about Van Gogh’s work, life, and style, students in 3rd and 4th grade got the chance to create paintings using tempera paint.

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Featured image of article: Lego Club is A-go

After school on Tuesdays, 3rd and 4th graders are challenged to create, collaborate, build, and problem solve during Lego Club. This week’s challenge was to build a floating vessel and see how many pennies it could hold without sinking. Last week, they worked independently first, then with a partner, then in small groups, finally as one big group to create their Lego World.

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Featured image of article: Fire Safety Week

On Friday, October 4th, Peterborough Fire and Rescue visited PES to talk to the school about fire safety. Chief Ed Walker joined us for morning meeting, and members of the department visited with their fire trucks and ambulances. PES students got the opportunity to ask questions and explore the vehicles.

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Featured image of article: Flexible Seating

Many classrooms at PES offer flexible seating for its students. Flexible seating