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Calendar Notice

The Hooksett School District Calendar was updated to reflect a needed change in the professional development day, which is now Friday, October 2, 2015. This is the only change in the calendar. There IS school on Friday, September 25. There IS NO school on Friday, October 2.

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8 Handy Tips to Build a Learning Habitat at Fred C. Underhill School

  1. Gather children.  Generate curiosity, wonder, and excitement about the idea of building something new in their playground. 2. Bring a dynamic, kind, and thoughtful artist in residence (Cynthia Robinson) to help the children fine tune and eventually realize their vision. 3. Depend on civic minded, generous, and considerate parents, community members, and local businesses to […]

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Our Learning Habitat: First Step Complete

Thank you to Todd Ranier and Ron Dion for helping Underhill School complete the first step in the construction of our Learning Habitat.  Mr. Rainier donated his effort and energy and rototilled the space the Habitat will occupy.  Mr. Dion was generous enough to donate the use of his rototiller.  Todd and Ron, your thoughtfulness and […]

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Your Help is Needed!

Underhill School is about to embark on the first phase of our playground facelift. Phase one includes the addition of a Learning Habitat, where students and teachers can explore the life cycles of butterflies and ladybugs, marigolds and sunflowers, trees and shrubs even as they are researching these subjects in the classroom. It will be […]

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Thank You Hooksett EMT’s

Thank you Hooksett Fire EMT’s Ian Tewksbury and Jesse Gayer.  They visited our students today to share basic first aid tips, the importance of dialing 911 at appropriate times, and to provide tours of an ambulance.  Their visit was in celebration of National EMT Awareness Week beginning today and running through Friday.  The ultimate goal […]

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Calling All Gardeners!

Underhill School is about to embark on the first phase of our playground facelift. Phase one includes the addition of a Learning Habitat, where students and teachers can explore the life cycles of butterflies and ladybugs, marigolds and sunflowers, trees and shrubs even as they are researching these subjects in the classroom. It will be […]

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Underhill School Shatters 100,000 Minute Reading Challenge!

Yesterday marked Underhill School’s celebration of completing the 100,000 minute reading challenge.  For three years running, Underhill students have shattered the 100,000 minute mark.  Each year, they have voted on a “crazy stunt” for Mr. Bairstow to perform.  This year, they broke their all time record, voted in favor of a gymnastics routine, and were […]