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Amity Summer Classes to Begin on June 29

Amity Summer Classes to Begin on June 29

Classes are set to start at Amity Regional High School, as the 2015 Summer Program begins. Courses for credit will run from Monday, June 29 to Friday, August 7 and enrichment classes will run from Monday, July 6 to Thursday, July 30. The courses for credit advancement being offered are Geometry L1 and P...
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Race Brook Students Perform

Race Brook Students Perform “Dear Abby”

Race Brook School’s 5th grade students recently performed in “Dear Abby,” a musical salute to America’s First Ladies – from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama. The musical features John (Nolan Young) and Abigail (Brynn Weirsman) Adams and their famous correspondence while...
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Colonial Day at Turkey Hill School

Colonial Day at Turkey Hill School

On May 8th, Fifth Grade students at Turkey Hill School participated in Colonial Day. Students took part in such activities as baking their own corn bread, making their own hornbooks, as well as playing such games as Nine Men’s Morris and Cat’s Cradle. One 5th grader exclaimed, “I didn’t realize that the...
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“Madame Tussaud’s” at Turkey Hill School

“Madame Tussaud’s” at Turkey Hill School

Did you know that Elvis Presley invented cool?  Were you aware that Jane Goodall lived with chimpanzees?  Well on April 29th visitors to Turkey Hill School discovered lots of amazing facts about several influential people in history. Upon entering the school visitors were escorted to a mock Madame Tussa...
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District Wide Spelling Bee

District Wide Spelling Bee

Peck Place School participates in the District Wide Spelling Bee each year.  First, we have our Classroom Bees.  The two winners from grades 3 – 6 then move on to participate in the School Wide Bees.  There are two Bees: grades 3 – 4 and grades 5 – 6.  The winner and the runner up ...
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Turkey Hill School Yoga

Turkey Hill School Yoga

Thanks to a generous grant from the Jamie A. Hulley Arts Foundation, the first grade students at Turkey Hill School have been learning yoga postures and breathing techniques with instructor MaryAnn Haverstock through her Yoga Stories program. Research shows that yoga can help children to become more min...
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Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge

Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge

On May 8, 2015, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy honored students and school representatives from throughout the state for their reading achievements at the kickoff of the annual Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge.  During the ceremony at the State Library, Gov. Malloy, Commissioner of Education Dianna R. Wentzel...
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