District News

Extended School Year

Beginning July 10 and running through August 15, the PES library will be open for all students entering grades K-12 to use books, to access online platforms, and/or to work on competency recovery plans. The library will be open on Monday’s from 10:00-1:00 p.m. and Tuesday’s from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Have a great summer vacation!


Exhibition Night

The district wide Exhibition Night is fast approaching! Exhibition Night is an opportunity for students to showcase their work and share their learning experiences with family, friends, and community members. This year it will be on Thursday, June 8. PMHS will have an alternative schedule. Students will arrive at 12:00 p.m. and be dismissed at 7:00 p.m. A bag lunch will be available for students at arrival, and we will have an early dinner before we open the building for the community to come and see the student work. PES will have a typical school day and students will come back to present their work at 5:00 p.m. A more detailed schedule will be shared with families as we get closer to June.


Community Conversation Series

The 2016-2017 Community Conversation Series, hosted by Dr. John Freeman, Superintendent of Schools, includes a wide range of the topics. All discussions will start at 6:00 p.m. Locations will vary between PES and PMHS. Please check the Google calendar for locations.

  • Tuesday, March 21The Hungry Heart (film and discussion):  How can prescription drug addiction impact small town folks?
  • Tuesday, April 18:  Lead Poisoning: Why is this still an issue in the United States and New Hampshire?
  • Tuesday, May 16Home / School Communications:  How can we better communicate with each other?

Elementary School Calendar

Current Events

Foot Work Fridays Returns May 5

PES will resume Foot Work Fridays on Friday, May 5. Students can be dropped off at Family Dollar parking lot and walk to school with Mr. Curtain and Mr. Szelest. Students are also encouraged to bike to school that day. They will be allowed to ride the circle in front of PES during recess.

PTO Meeting

This month’s PTO meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the PES learning commons. Also, the June PTO meeting is Monday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m. New parents and/or caregivers are welcome to attend! Please consider joining us and bring a friend!

School Board Meetings

The School Board meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the PMHS library. This month’s meetings are scheduled for May 4 and May 18. Each Board meeting includes an opportunity for public input; your feedback is valued!