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5th Graders Visit Ridgewood

posted Dec 18, 2019, 11:59 AM by Gina Jandreau

Fifth grade students went to Ridgewood with Ms. Connie Cloutier to help residents with their Christmas Bingo game.  Students had a great time helping and the residents had smiles on their faces when they saw those students' smiling faces!  Pictures are posted here.

Shop With a Copy

posted Dec 17, 2019, 4:14 PM by Gina Jandreau

On December 17, twelve students had a chance to participate in the third annual Shop With a Cop.  The students got a chance to shop with customs, border patrol, and Madawaska town police officers for gifts for their immediate family.  They shopped for their gifts at Marden's. Packages were wrapped at the Safety Complex by the students and their escorts.  Students were returned to school after they were served a lunch of pizza. See photos here.

Little Owl Press & Channel 16 Visit

posted Dec 4, 2019, 8:19 AM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated Dec 4, 2019, 8:26 AM ]

Students completed their Little Owl Press news for the first quarter. Here is a link to the online reports: here  Here is a link to their newspaper: here   Students went to Channel 16 to record their  news broadcasts to be shown on channel 1302. Here is a link to the photos of our visit: here


posted Nov 7, 2019, 8:29 AM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated Nov 7, 2019, 8:30 AM ]

Dinoman visited this morning! He had a presentation for kindergarten to grade 2 students on dinosaurs.  He had a presentation for students from grades 3-6 on the solar system and its impact on dinosaurs.  It was an incredibly entertaining performance!  See photos here.

Cynthia Lord Visits

posted Oct 8, 2019, 5:12 PM by Gina Jandreau

Cynthia Lord, author of children's books, visited MES to share her knowledge about being an author.  She spoke to all students in the library and shared her experiences as an author.  See photos here.

Fifth Graders Fishing

posted Jun 13, 2019, 6:55 AM by Gina Jandreau

The fifth grade students raised landlocked salmon in the mini hatchery in the classroom, took a trip to Micmac Farms to see a real hatchery and released over 200 salmon fry atBirch Point. Their culminating activity was fishing on Wednesday, June 12. Students fished at at Daigle Family Pond located on Gagnon Road in Madawaska.  The activity was planned and supervised by Mr. Tom Gerard and Gina Jandreau.  See photos here

Diorama Book Reports

posted Jun 11, 2019, 3:43 PM by Gina Jandreau

The fifth graders did their last book report of the year!  They read a book and designed a scene from the book in a diorama.  They wrote a scene description and gave a brief oral report summarizing their book.  See photos here.

College Essay Awards

posted Jun 11, 2019, 3:26 PM by Gina Jandreau

Twenty-four students earned $100 scholarships on June 6th.  Students wrote essays on where they would like to go to college when they graduate.  They needed to explain what they wanted to do, why they wanted to do it, where they wanted to go, and the courses they would need to take in order to accomplish their goals.  Bob Stuart from Maine College Circle was present to deliver the awards.  See photos here.

Father's Day Keychains

posted Jun 11, 2019, 3:17 PM by Gina Jandreau

Fifth grade students worked with kindergarten students to produce 3D printed keychains for their dads for Father's Day.  The kindergarten "clients" created drawings of what they wanted for Dad.  They sat down with their fifth grader to help create the keychain using Tinkercad and the 3D printer.  They approved their design and chose their color.  The keychains were delivered two days later.  See photos here.

Penny Carnival

posted Jun 11, 2019, 3:09 PM by Gina Jandreau

Students from pre-k to grade 6 enjoyed a Penny Carnival on Monday afternoon.  Phys. ed teacher, Dan Cyr, and his helpers set up the carnival where students paid pennies to play games and earned prizes for their performances.  See photos here.

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