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The Great Kindness Challenge

The Nurture Den at NPES  is encouraging all classes to participate in the Great Kindness Challenge this week. Students keep track of the many acts of kindness they do throughout the week. Some students created a Pic Collage using the iPads to show appreciation of someone at school.  Take a …

Dear Santa

The fifth grade Musical Theater students presented the holiday musical “Dear Santa”  for all New Providence students and staff today.  The students’ outstanding performance included singing, dancing, acting, costumes, and stage props!  The Musical Theater class is taught by Ms. Heather Johnson.  Several fifth grade students in Ms. Davis’ class …

STEM Safari at NPES!

STEM Safari is an interactive day where students explore STEM concepts first-hand. Students collaborate with their peers to inquire about careers related to STEM, conduct hands-on investigations, and learn problem solving strategies. All students participate in four STEM related activities throughout the day: School Wide Assembly: Mad Science Fire and …

Honoring our Veterans at NPES!

Students and staff honored our veterans with several special activities on Monday, November 12th!  Children wrote letters and made cards to give veterans thanking them for their service. Students were encouraged to invite and bring veterans for a free breakfast after which a flag-waving parade was held down “Mane” Street. Some veterans …

Gem Mining Adventure!

Third grade students have been studying rocks and minerals.  They enjoyed an exciting day of exploration with  Diamond Del’s mobile gem mine!  Students were given a mining box of Brazilian mining ore.  The students then sluiced the ore in the water flumes and discovered a variety of gems. What a …

Skyping on "Dot Day!"

NPES kindergarten students skyped with kindergarten students in Iowa!  They shared their creative “dot” drawings!  We are celebrating International Dot Day this week.  Every year on September 15, innovative educators around the world celebrate International Dot Day by making time to encourage their students’ creativity. Take time to read the …