Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year

Upcoming Events

Winter Carnival Was Fun For All

The Ashland Elementary School Student Council planned and implemented a variety of Winter Carnival activities for the staff and students.   The theme of this year’s Winter Carnival was “The Decades”. All were encouraged to participate by dressing according to each day’s theme, which included Decades Hair, Decades Icons and Decades Fashion styles.

Students in Grades 6 – 8 also participated in a variety of activities including a Trolley Race, Lip Sync Battle, Ceiling Tile Painting Contest and the much-anticipated Scooter Relay.  Each grade level earned points for events throughout the week.

Children's Author Kathy Deady Visits Ashland Elementary School

Ashland Elementary School students recently enjoyed a visit from author Kathy Deady.  Ms. Deady has written many outstanding nonfiction books.  You can actually find several of her books in the AES Library.  The event was sponsored by the CliF foundation.

Congratulations Warrior Award Winners


Congratulations to AndrewVogel, Jacob Kostelak and Abby Mudgett who were named Ashland Elementary School Warrior Award recipients at a recent all school morning meeting.  These students were selected by their tier teachers because they are a positive force within our community.  Their attitude, effort and behavior make them role-models for all of our members. Warrior Award recipients consistently incorporate the AES Core Values of honesty, respect, integrity, caring, loyalty, citizenship, responsibility and fairness into their daily lives.

Andrew Vogel’s teachers describe him has a student who shows responsibility when working independently in class and exudes citizenship when asked to collaborate in group settings.  His caring communication and willingness to work with all students makes him an excellent classroom leader.  He always does the right thing and is a role model of positive behavior, human kindness and dedication to learning.

AES Kindergarten Students Receive New Hats and Mittens

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.


Grade 8 Move Up Night

  • 8TH GRADE MOVE UP NIGHT: Monday, January 28th, 5:30, Plymouth Regional High School for 8th-grade students, parents and guardians.  The primary purpose of this meeting is to meet the administration and counselor to review the Program of Studies and to answer any questions you might have.  Please contact Mrs. Sanborn with any questions.


Students Enjoy Wreath Making with Ashland Garden Club

Recently, Ashland Elementary School fourth and fifth grade students spent the afternoon making wreaths with help from the members of the Ashland Garden Club.  Some finished wreaths were gifted to local businesses while others are hanging outside of the school building. Many thanks to the members of the Ashland Garden Club including Sherry Norman, Shirley Donovan, Pat Mazzone, Wilma Garland and Steve Heath who helped to make this event possible.  The greens for the wreaths were generously donated by Ashland Fire Department and Gloria Fields.

The Super Swap Station

Bringing the AES community together with books

Wellness Committee

If you are interested in joining the AES Wellness Committee please email Dr. Bartlett at sbartlett@aesk8.org.  The committee will meet throughout the school year to discuss wellness issues such as good nutrition and physical activity for our school community.

Wicwas Lake Grange #292 Donates Dictionaries to AES Students


Above left Mr. & Mrs. Boulanger along with Mr. & Mrs. LaFavre describe the Grange to the students.  Above right, students Madison Trombley, Kaili Sack-Boynton and Lucy Montague enjoy looking through their new dictionaries.

Ashland Elementary School Sponsors Food Drive

Ashland Elementary School Student Council

Sponsors Successful Food Drive

According to WhyHunger.org, 11.8 percent of the households in America suffer from food insecurity. That’s approximately 14,893,960 families who struggle to buy food for themselves and their children. This is an issue that needs to be solved, and Ashland Elementary School is trying to do something about it. This month, they held a food drive to assist the hungry families of Ashland. The AES Student Council and their “Community Outreach” committee members organized the food drive. With their work on posters, contests, and others forms of advertising, they collected a total of over two hundred food items.

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