Welcome to Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School

Early Release Thursday, April 17 at 1:00 PM
No School Friday, April 18 – Professional Development
Spring Break April 21 – April 25

For Incoming Second and Third Grade Parents and Guardians

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Spring 2014 NWEA Schedule

NWEA Schedule – Spring 2014 – updateClick to view or download!

2014-15 Kindergarten Information Night / Kindergarten Screening

Incoming Kindergarten Parent Information Night will be held on Tuesday, May 13 @ 6:30 PM in the Coffin Elementary School gymnasium.  In addition to learning more about Kindergarten at Coffin School, this will be a chance to meet Kindergarten teachers and other staff, to ask questions and to connect with other Kindergarten families.
This meeting is for parents only, however, free child care will be provided for children ages 4 and above.

2014-15 Kindergarten Screening will take place the week of May 19 at the Curtis Memorial Library.  If your child will turn 5 on or before October 15, 2014 please call 319-1900 after April 1st for registration.

Smarter Balanced Assessment Pilot Test

March 5, 2014
Dear Parents and Caregivers of Students in Grades 3-5:

We are in the final phases of planning for our students in Grades 3 -5 to participate in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Pilot test.  This test, designed to measure progress toward the Common Core State Standards, will replace the NECAP assessment.

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Letter from Superintendent

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Newest Beecher Bob Mascot

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Vice Principal Levy enjoys being a bobcat!
Special thanks to Rosemary Ellis, student teacher from Maine College of Art who created our newest Beecher Bob mascot for our friends and families to enjoy!

We look forward to your next visit, feel free to take a picture of your child as Beecher Bob.

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Letter from the Superintendent

In July 2010, The Maine State Board of Education adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) which are a national set of learning expectations for college and career success that were developed by teachers, parents,  school administrators and education experts.  Maine is one of forty-six states that have adopted these.  These adopted standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn K-12 in math and language arts.
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Harriet Beecher Stowe School 2014 Calendar

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Harriet Beecher Stowe School 2014 Calendar

For sale in the Library for $12.00; all proceeds go to the library
Bring $12.00 cash, or a check to Wende Sairio

Math In Focus (Singapore Math) Program

The Brunswick School Board has adopted the Math In Focus (Singapore Math) Program.  This K-5 mathematics program is modeled after the “Singapore Math” which has made Singapore a top performing nation on international comparison studies for the past 15 years.  Math In Focus is solidly aligned with the Common Core of Standards and emphasizes: Continue reading

ASPIRE: After School Program

Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School-The ASPIRE Program. This program is open to all students in Grades 2-5 and is held Mondays through Fridays from school dismissal until 5:30 p.m., 3-Day and 5-Day per week options are available.

Riverview Foundation’s Aspire Program offers educationally enriching opportunities during afterschool hours for students in Grades 2-5. As a partnership between Riverview Foundation, a community-based, public non-profit organization/Martial Arts school, and the Brunswick School Department.

The goals of the Aspire Program are to:

  • promote academic achievement and improve academic performance
  • enhance physical health, fitness and overall wellness
  • provide cultural, artistic and creative enrichment opportunities
  • support parental involvement and engagement

For more information please feel free to contact Program Director: Joseph Carpenito at:

207-232-1718 or email: jo@riverviewfoundation.org

To learn more about this award winning afterschool program or Riverview Foundation, go to:  www.riverviewfoundation.org