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Steel Drum Patriotic Performance

4th grade students did an amazing job Thursday during their steel drum and patriotic performance! Students showcased what they learned during a four-day artist-in-residence experience with Pantasia Steel Drum Band and honored our veterans through song. Mrs, Roberts, artist-in-residence, praised our students over and over for their great behavior during the residency and was blown away the school's parental support.
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AMES Enchanted Forest Literacy Night

Anderson Mill Elementary School added 17 new photos to the album: Enchanted Forest Literacy Night.
Published by Kerrie Williams Kish · 4 mins ·
AMES families enjoyed reading with enchanted forest characters at our Enchanted Forest Literacy Night held Thursday night. Students also had the opportunity to participate in a fun writing activity, take photos in our enchanted photo booth, and enjoy a sweet treat.
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Pantansia Steel Drums Artist in Residence

Students had a great time enjoying Pantasia’s steel drum performance! 4th grade students had the opportunity to participate in a 4-day artist-in-residence experience with Pantasia! They learned all about steel drums from Trinidad while science, social studies, and math standards were integrated.
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4K enjoyed their field trip to Strawberry Hill today! They enjoyed learning about pumpkins and exploring Strawberry Hill!
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As part of AMES' Raise Craze Fundraiser finale, students had the opportunity to participate in our Kindness Walk, hear NFL defensive tackle, Landon Cohen, speak about being kind to your self and to others, watch Mrs. Foster and Officer Ezzelarb get SLIMED, and throw confetti on both Mrs. Foster and Officer Ezzelarb. It was a fun-filled day full of kindness and joy!
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AMES Bottled Water Drive

Thanks to everyone who donated to AMES’ Bottled Water Drive last week! Our 5th grade Student Council Representatives were able to help load the back of a pick-up truck up with water that will go directly to families impacted by Hurricane Florence. A special thank you to Impact Community Church for picking the waters up from the school and delivering them!
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Black Out Bullying

Wow! There was a sea of black at AMES Friday with everyone wearing black to “Black Out Bullying” for the school’s OLWEUS Bully Prevention Pep Rally! Thank you to Ms. Cavendish for bringing over students from Gable’s Theatre Program to perform “Spaghetti in a Hotdog Bun” for our K-2 students and “The Juice Box Billy” for our 3-5 students! What a great way to teach the importance of being and upstander, not a bystander!
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Raise Craze

AMES' school-wide fundraiser, Raise Craze begins today! Take the time to review the fundraiser packet that was sent home today as well as talk with your child about how he/she can show kindness to others. We can't wait to see all of the acts of kindness shared over the next two weeks!
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