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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.

Fifth Grade Spelling Bee

posted May 31, 2019, 8:18 AM by Gina Jandreau

Eleven fifth grade students were finalists for the fifth grade spelling bee.  Mrs. Missy Morneault was the bee master.  The winners were: First place - Ryan Beaulieu, second place - Isaac Beaulieu, and third place - Kaiden Desjardins.  Congratulations!

Tar Wars Winners!

posted May 30, 2019, 6:26 AM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated May 30, 2019, 6:29 AM ]

Dr. Silwanna Sidorczuk and Rebecca Michaud, RN, had presented a Tar Wars non-smoking program to the 5th grade students back in September.  Students were asked to create a tobacco free poster, which would be judged locally and then state-wide.  State-wide, Ian Poiesz won an honorable mention and Dylan Dionne won second place!  Congratulations to these two students!  Photos can be seen here.

Children's Stage Adventure

posted May 24, 2019, 5:57 AM by Gina Jandreau

Students in grades 3-6 participated in this year's Children's Stage Adventure Play, The Princess and the Pea.  Two actor/educators spent the week at Madawaska Elementary preparing students for the productions on Friday at 1:00 and 6:00PM.  See photos here

Little Owl Press May 2019

posted May 24, 2019, 5:17 AM by Gina Jandreau

Students videotaped their last Little Owl Press of the year on Wednesday.  See the newspaper here, the photos here and the WOWL production here.

Twin Rivers FACE Poster Contest

posted May 20, 2019, 8:18 AM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated May 20, 2019, 9:58 AM ]


Fifth grade students were asked to design a poster with the theme, Be Your Best Self, to promote health and wellness.  The presenters from Twin Rivers presented 4 students with Amazon gift cards for winning.  First place, receiving a $50 card, was Dianiliz Conde-Silva.  Receiving $25 gift cards were, second place, Rihanna Page, third place, Brady Hodgkin, and 4th place, Zachary Quistorf. Their posters will be featured in the 2019-2020 FACE calendar. See photos here

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