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Website articles are written by Central School Fourth Graders. Previous articles can be accessed from the older post link on the bottom left.

Bike Week is Here!


Ready to ride!

by Justin

Mr. Lawry’s third and fourth grade PE classes will be learning about bike safety during the week of September 26th at Central School.

Every year Mr. Lawry does bike safety with third and fourth graders. There will be a bike trailer with 45 loaner bikes for students that don’t have bikes. There will be a bike-to-school day and a bike-after-school day. Mr. Lawry will be teaching students the importance of how to be safe at intersections and coming out of driveways.

Checking a bike to be sure it is ready to ride!

Checking a bike to be sure it is ready to ride!

The third and fourth graders practiced bike maintenance in PE classes this past week. Robert said, “It was a good time learning how to fix a bike.” Riley said, “It was fun and I wanted to get my hands dirty.” Izzy said, “It was really fun fixing the bikes. I really liked putting air in the tires.”

Bike Safety week will start September 26th at Central School.


A New Face in the Library!

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This year Central Elementary has a new librarian, Mrs. Spurlock!  Mrs. Spurlock was hired when Mrs. Kane, the previous librarian, was transferred to a fourth grade classroom.

Mrs. Spurlock and her husband are both librarians. They moved to Bellows Falls from Georgia, and it took three days to get to Bellows Falls from Georgia. She has three children and a lot of books!  She knows a lot about books and technology.

“She has a great sense of humor, and she is always very helpful to the staff when we need help,” said Ms. Cloues.

Avery said, “She is nice, and I like her decorations.”

“I like that she tells funny stories,” said Duke.

Mrs. Spurlock loves being here. She said that she likes being a school librarian better than a public librarian.

Hard Workers of CES: The Third Graders!

by Dillan


Hardworking third grader!

Central School third grade students are back and learning lots.

Central students in third grade are taking reading assessments and are starting reading and math classes.  Third grade is learning about local government rules and laws. Mrs.Green’s class and Mrs. Bisbee’s class are both doing Track My Progress this week and did spelling assessments last week.  Central third graders are learning to use computers and learn about math and local government.

The first week of school the third graders have been busy and are hard workers of CES.

First Day of First Grade


Enjoying a cool treat on a hot day at school!

by John and Ferris

The first graders had a positive first day of school.

Blake said, “The first day of school was good because we played games.  It was fun going through the bubbles on the first day of school, and I had fun playing outside.  I like Mrs. Hearne for a new teacher, and I like coming to school from summer.”

Saul said, “The first day of school was good.  It was exciting coming back.  We played games, and I like Mrs. I for a new teacher.  It was exciting going through the bubbles on the first day of school.”

Griffin said, “The first day of school was good because I met new friends.  Going through the bubbles on the first day of school was cool.”

Carter said, “I loved the first day of school and working with the teachers.  I loved playing at recess and playing with the kids.  I like what we are doing in first grade and gym and art and library.”

The first graders enjoyed the first day of school




Mrs. Rawling will be at SCAMP camp…


…and so will Mrs. Pickering!

SCAMP camp for incoming kindergartners is scheduled for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, August 15, 16, and 17.  Camp will take place from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Central School.  Lunch will be served free of charge, or students can bring their own lunch.  Please call Kerry Pickering at 603-835-2595 if your child plans to attend any of the days.  Any incoming kindergartner is welcome!

Happy Summer!!

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During the final few weeks of the school year, students spent some time getting ready for summer! Mr. Lawry organized a bike rodeo on the back playground so students could practice their bike riding skills and safe road habits.

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Mrs. Harty spent time with every grade planting the gardens around the back playground with flowers and vegetables that we will enjoy when we return in the fall!


And during our final Year of the Book event, with author/illustrator Jason Chin, students were able to pick two new books for summertime reading!  Happy Summer to all!!

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Farewell to Our Fourth Graders!

rsz_facebook_1465130124486On Tuesday, June 7th, the Central School community gathered in the gym to say a fond farewell to our fourth graders.  The event began with a video presentation of the fourth graders which you can watch by clicking on the photo above.  The fourth graders then shared memories of their years in Central School, and Mr. Nemlich gave some words of wisdom and good wishes.  Mrs. Daigneault led us in singing some special songs, and the third graders presented flowers they had made in Art class.  The event culminated with the procession of students and teachers past the fourth graders to give hugs and farewells.  Best wishes at the Middle School to all our fourth graders!!  Come back to visit us!!


Kindergarten Is Moving On Up!


This morning’s Kindergarten Graduation ceremony was filled with songs and smiles as families and friends gathered in the CES gym for the special event!  KinderRoo even made a guest appearance, back from her travels to other schools to teach other children about letters and sounds.  Have a wonderful summer, kindergartners!! See you in First Grade!



Bingo Book Exchange = FUN!


B-I-N-G-O!!  This morning, Central School students played an all-school game of Bingo!  Older students were paired with younger students, and Mr. Nemlich was the caller. As teams called out BINGO!, their cards were checked, and then the two students would get to choose a book from a large collection of books.  Every student left the game with four books!  Happy reading!!

Volunteers Recognized for Contributions to CES!


Lucy Lawlor (above) and Myriah Clark (right) with their Layperson of the Year Awards!


During Monday Morning Meeting on June 6th, classroom and school volunteers were recognized for their help throughout the school year!  In addition, two Layperson of the Year awards were given to Lucy Lawlor and Myriah Clark!  Thank you to everyone for your support of Central School students, teachers, and community!