The first graders in Mt. Vernon held an author’s tea on Friday, December 18.  The students published a hardcover book that had one story about a favorite animal from each child.  We served tea and cookies and had about 30 parents come out to support us.

RSU 38 is participating in The Hour of Code Event, a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in over 180 countries, during the week of December 7-11.  This event is organized by Code.org, a public non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in in computer science by making it more available in schools, and is supported by an unprecedented coalition of partners including Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the College Board.  Students as young as Kindergarten have been fully engaged in enjoying the variety…

On Monday, November 23, 2015, GT math students from the district’s elementary schools were the guests of the GT math students at Maranacook Middle School for a morning of Mathalicious Fun! The middle school math students completed their first unit of study on “The Real Number System,” by creating a Math Museum. Several interactive stations were the outcome of projects designed to appeal to younger math students where they could apply math skills and challenge mathematical thinking using real life applications. Some of the favorite stations included: -Earning…