PLEASE NOTE: TRIMESTER 2/TERM 4 WILL BE EXTENDED THROUGH MARCH 17.
LEARNING SUMMARIES WILL BE SENT HOME ON MARCH 24.
Just a reminder that per Ashland ordinance, all pets must be kept on a leash and owners
are responsible for cleaning up after them.
February 22, 2017
The first Deliberative Session for the Ashland School District was held on Tuesday, February 7th. School and Town Budget final voting will take place on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 (8 am to 7 pm) in the AES Gymnasium.
AES Student Council is excited to sponsor Winter Carnival activities from February 20th to February 24th. This year's Winter Carnival will have a sports theme. All students and staff are encouraged to participate by dressing according to the day's theme.
Friday--Team Color Team (Middle Tier classes will select their team colors on Monday. Students can show their support for a team by wearing that team's colors)
Middle Tier students will also be participating in a variety of Winter Carnival activities throughout the week including Scavenger Hunt, Trolley Race, Dodgeball, Sled Racing, Lip Sync, Floor Hockey, Marble Challenge and Bottle Flipping Challenge. The week will end with the much anticipated Scooter Relay on Friday.
It’s time to order your 2016-2017 Ashland Elementary School yearbook!!! A wonderful keepsake to help you and your child remember their elementary and junior high years, The Warrior is a full-color yearbook production that encapsulates our school year in pictures and words.
If you wish to reserve a copy, please use this link to download an order form. Return the completed order form to your child’s homeroom teacher or advisor as soon as possible. The cost for this year’s yearbook is $12.00. Please make your check payable to Ashland Elementary School. Yearbooks will be on sale at this price from now until February 24th, 2017. The cost will increase to $14.00 after Feb. 25th. Yearbooks are printed and available at the end of the school year. To be assured of receiving a copy, please try to place your order as soon as possible as only a certain number of books will be printed.
Check back often for updates regarding the week's events and activities!
Ashland Elementary School students and staff will celebrate I Love To Read and Write Week March 6 - 10. Throughout the week, there will be many special events centered around reading and writing.
Simon Brooks, a storyteller from New London who specializes in traditional folk tales, fairy tales, and legends will visit the school on Wednesday, March 8. Find out more about Simon at https://www.diamondscree.com.
NOTE: CANCER WEEK FUNDRAISING WILL BE EXTENDED THROUGH FEBRUARY 1, 2017
The AES Student Council is sponsoring Cancer Awareness Week from Monday, January 23rd through Friday, January 27th. Students are encouraged to participate by wearing the colors listed below and by participating in our week long fundraisers also described below.
Friday--Gold Childhood Cancer
The first trimester included many wonderful experiences for our students. Enjoy the following highlight videos.
After a year of grant writing and fundraising, the AES Student Council is proud to show a picture of the new playground equipment. We expect to construct the new equipment in the spring. Watch for upcoming plans for Phase Two planning!
AES Kindergarten students will be extra warm at recess this year, thanks to the kindness and knitting skills of local volunteers. The hat and mitten donation program, which is coordinated by the staff from the Meredith Village Savings Bank, has provided brand new hats and mittens to all of our Kindergarten students. Additional items have also been donated to the Nurse's office for other students to use.