Atwood Primary School
Atwood primary school is geographically located approximately 20 miles north of our state capital, Augusta, Maine.
The area is rural yet renowned for the Belgrade Lakes, a chain of seven lakes including East Pond, North Pond, McGrath Pond, Salmon Pond, Great Pond, Long Pond, and Snow Pond. Our school is part of the Messalonskee School District, which encompasses the towns of Oakland, Belgrade, Sidney, China and Rome, Maine.
The Atwood Primary School now serves kindergarten through
second grade students in the town of Oakland, Maine. In addition, the school houses a preschool program for four year olds.
Atwood Primary School has the FISH! Philosophy! Whenever children perform an act of kindness or demonstrate good decision making, they are rewarded with a â€śfishâ€ť from our office fish bowl! This fish is a tangible symbol for the children to take home after school to encourage a conversation at home about their good deeds!
Principal: Jennifer McGee
January Dates to Remember
Monday, January 2: No School/ Recognition of New Yearâ€™s Day
Friday, January 13: No School/ Teacher In-Service Day Monday,
January 16: No School/ Martin Luther King Day
Notes: Brrrrr, brrrrr, brrrrrrâ€¦make sure your child is bundled up for the season. We go outside on any days above 10 degrees! Warm hats, warm mittens and jackets and ski pants are a mustâ€¦and sending in extra dry mittens and socks is advisable!
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Student-Centered Classroom Design
September 6, 2016
If you were to walk into your childâ€™s classroom this year, you might find it missing the typical rows of desks that you probably remember from your own school days. Several classrooms around...
Kindgergarten Jump Start at Atwood
August 24, 2016
This week Atwood Primary School is winding down their Kindergarten Jump Start program. Kindergarten Jump Start is a free, research-based program aimed at ensuring that all students enter school...
Mrs. McGee has a new blog!
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Atwood Principalâ€™s Blog Posted by Jennifer McGee