AE/MS Participates in Geography Bee

By Jane Slayton

The National Geographic Society Geography Bee is held in more than 11,000 schools across the country. AE/MS has participated for decades. The questions are designed to increase the students’ knowledge of the world through competition and fun. The competition began in the classrooms with every student in grades five through eight competing for a spot […]

AE/MS Robotics Teams Compete Against Other Middle Schools

By Andrew Tyler

On Saturday, November 18th, Andover Elementary Middle School’s two new Lego Robotics teams went to a Qualifier Competition where they competed against other Middle School teams from around the state.  19 teams participated and Andover’s 8-Bit Eagles earned 30 points in the robotics competition, earning 14th place!  Our second team, the Pixelators, received 40 points […]

Andover Elementary Middle School Celebrates Local Veterans

About thirty veterans in attendance

By Jane Slayton
Andover Elementary Middle School Celebrates Local Veterans

On the morning of November 8th, approximately thirty veterans came to Andover Elementary Middle School for a special assembly. Every year the students and staff honor local veterans. Invitations are sent to local veterans in early fall. The planning then begins in all classrooms. American Legion Post #101 paraded the colors to begin the assembly. […]

5th Grade Mexican Holiday

Day of the dead

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5th Grade Mexican Holiday

  The 5th grade class at AEMS spent the last month learning about the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead in their art class. They each createdtheir own 3D sugar skull masks, using plaster wrap and paint. At the end of the project, the 5th grade class got to experience the holiday with a day […]

AE/MS First Grade Visits Apple Orchard

AE/MS First Grade Visits Apple Orchard

  The first graders visited Peter and Mary at Highland Lake Apple Orchard in early November. The first graders learned about male and female pine cones, bees and pressing apple cider. They collected and picked enough apples to make delicious apple crisp for the whole school. Willy the Cat made a special appearance during the […]

Irene Jewett Honored as Gold Star Mother at Veterans Day Assembly at AEMS  

By Andrew Tyler
Irene Jewett Honored as Gold Star Mother at Veterans Day Assembly at AEMS  

  Irene Jewett was honored as a Gold Star Mother at a recent Veterans Day assembly at the Andover Elementary Middle School. Bill Leber and Ron Evans of American Legion Post #101 presented flowers and a card to Mrs. Jewett. Mrs. Jewett’s son Sp4 Stephen Jewett was killed in action in Viet Nam in December […]