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Medical Lab Tech Guest Speaks

posted Mar 14, 2019, 12:01 PM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated Mar 14, 2019, 2:03 PM ]

Students in grade 6 are learning about cells.  On March 14, Tina Roy, who works at Northern Maine Medical Center in Ft. Kent and Cary Medical Center in Caribou as a medical lab technician, spoke to the students about her job and what it entails.  She brought in blood samples for the students to look at and made some slides to show students what certain cells look like.  All students received a lab coat and gloves.  See photos here.

Mr. David Marsanskis Delivers Salmon Eggs

posted Mar 5, 2019, 10:46 AM by Gina Jandreau

Mr. David Marsanskis delivered over 300 salmon eggs to the fifth grade classroom to be raised in our mini-hatchery. He works for Inland Fisheries and Wildlife while he takes care of Grand Lakes Hatchery in Grand Lakes Stream.  Mr. Marsanskis talked to the students about the life of a salmon and hatchery operations.  See photos here.

Skating in Phys. Ed

posted Feb 11, 2019, 6:49 AM by Gina Jandreau

Students in grades 3-5 went skating on Monday, February 11.  They had hot chocolate and lots of fun skating!  See photos here.

Little Owl Press 2nd Quarter

posted Feb 10, 2019, 1:30 PM by Gina Jandreau

Students finished their Little Owl Press newspaper, online stories and WOWL stories. We tried our hand at the green screen for the online stories.  Students definitely enjoyed that! Photos of the WOWL visit can be found here.

Snowman Fashion Show

posted Dec 12, 2018, 3:21 PM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated Dec 13, 2018, 4:44 AM ]

Here is a video of our snowmen in their very own fashion show!  The kids had a great time decorating their little buddies!

YouTube Video


Little Owl Press Report November 2018

posted Nov 24, 2018, 6:41 AM by Gina Jandreau

Students reported on events that have been taking place at Madawaska Elementary during the first quarter.  Their newspaper can be found here.  The online reports can be found here.  The Channel 16 production can be found here.  Photos of the filming in the studio can be found here.

PTA Fundraiser

posted Oct 11, 2018, 12:23 PM by Gina Jandreau

Mr. Money visited MES today to explain to the students how the PTA fundraiser would work.  Students receive a prize for selling 3 items.  If they get 7 items sold, they have 3 gifts.  This fundraiser is going on for 2 weeks.  Students should bring their packets back before then.  See photos of the assembly here.

Testing Bubble Wands with Kindergarteners

posted Oct 11, 2018, 11:57 AM by Gina Jandreau

The 5th grade students designed their own bubble wands on the 3D printer using the engineering process.  They developed some prototypes and had the kindergarten students test them out.  Afterwards, they went back to the classroom where the 5th graders debriefed the students on what they liked and did not like about their bubble wands.  Photos can be found here.

Bubble Wands

posted Oct 1, 2018, 8:27 AM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated Oct 16, 2018, 11:51 AM ]

Tar Wars

posted Oct 1, 2018, 6:36 AM by Gina Jandreau   [ updated Oct 1, 2018, 6:36 AM ]

On October 1st, fifth grade students had a presentation on Tar Wars, which is an educational program that teaches students about the dangers of smoking.  Dr. Silwana Sidorczuk and Rebecca Michaud of Northern Maine Medical Center gave the presentation in the library.  All fifth graders need to make a poster to show better things to do than smoke. See photos here.

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