Pentucket Lake Elementary School
2015-2016 School Year
On March 9, 2016
The Amazing Hero Art
performed at Pentucket Lake School
Check out the incredible photos and paintings of Rob Surette below
Eric Kimmel Skype Visit to PLSThis morning, January 11, in the computer lab, students from our grade 3 and 4 ELL classrooms participated in a Author interview via Skype! Mrs. McCourthy, one of our Merrimack Interns, initiated the project …….
A special thank you to Mrs. Courthy, Miss Hamm, Mrs. Portillo, Mrs. Gregoire, and Mrs. Shaw ……… creativity meets collaboration meets teamwork ……. WHAT LUCKY STUDENTS!Literacy for All!Dianne_____________________________________________________________________
- Students studied the books of author Eric Kimmell
- 2 students wrote the author a letter and to their delight ……. HE WROTE BACK (writing for a purpose ….)
- Mrs. McCourthy arranged for a SKYPE interview.
- Students prepared questions for Mr. Kimmell (writing for a purpose ….)
- 10:00 am this morning …… Mrs. Shaw connected a few wires ….. and WA-LA! …… there was Mr. Kimmell ….. from Oregon!
- Students introduced themselves, asked questions, and engaged in conversation (public speaking for a purpose …..)
- Mr. Kimmell engaged the students with authentic answers, dialogue, humor, a visit from his pet snake as well as a few songs on his banjo!
- What was scheduled for a 15 minute morphed into a 45 minute lesson for all to enjoy.
Happy Secretary’s Day to our very own Nancy Geary
2015 Educator of the Year
is……. our very own…….
Congratulations to Pentucket Lake School Teacher Cheryl Marr for an outstanding and well deserved honor!!!