What a comfy, cozy PJ Day! Join us tomorrow for our RSU#34 Sparkle Day! Wear your sparkly or bright clothes and bring a personal care item to help those in need sparkle.
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
first graders and their teacher in pjs
Did you know that OTES is a Santa-approved gift storage location? Thank you to all our community partners including Old Town Police, Fire and Rescue, Old Town Canoe, Rotary, Daughters of Isabella, Dead River, OTHS girls basketball, Old Town Housing Authority, Holy Family Parish, Walgreens, and individuals for making our families’ holidays brighter!
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
Old Town police, fire, and rescue personnel pose with gifts in front of a fire truck
Old Town police, fire, and rescue personnel unload gifts from a fire truck
conference room at OTES full of wrapped presents
A terrific tinsel Tuesday! Join us tomorrow, Wednesday 12/21 for PJ Day!
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
second graders dressed in holiday festive outfits
kindergartners dressed in holiday festive outfits
second graders dressed in holiday festive outfits
Sparkle Day December 22, 2022 Let's head into the holidays with lots to sparkle and celebrate. Bring in a hygiene product for the school's resource center or the community resource cupboard downtown!
about 1 year ago, Dr. Jeanna Tuell
Sparkle Day 2022
We had a great time with flannel and plaid today. Join us tomorrow for Tinsel Tuesday and wear your most festive clothes!
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
two staff in matching Buffalo plaid outfits
second graders wearing plaid flannel
first graders and teachers wearing plaid flannel
Holiday Library centers are in full swing! 5th graders helped call BINGO and paint nails while 1st graders enjoyed these activities and built marshmallow igloos.
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
5th grader calls BINGO for 1st graders
first graders build marshmallow igloos
5th graders helping to paint nails
EDIT: The lights are on every night 4:30pm-8pm through Jan. 7th but Bright Nights are weather dependent. To keep staff and volunteers safe we've decided to cancel cookies and cocoa in the greenhouse tonight. Please join us for our next Bright Night Friday December 23rd. The lights, cookies and hot cocoa are almost ready to go! Join us tonight, Friday, December 16th and tomorrow, Saturday, December 17th from 4:30-7:30pm for our Bright Nights event. The snow should add to the holiday feel!
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
Sparkle and Shine Bright Nights flyer
Looking for our 2023 Kindergarten Students !!!!
about 1 year ago, Dr. Jeanna Tuell
Kindergarten Registration 2023
Join us on Monday, December 19 for Flannel and Plaid DAY!!!!
about 1 year ago, Dr. Jeanna Tuell
December 19, Flannel and Plaid Day
Take and make chili meal kits will be available while supplies last while the RSU #34 Resource Center, located at OTES, is open today, Thursday, December 15th from 2:30-4:00pm.
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
Ingredients for chili
The RSU #34 Resource Center, located at OTES, will be open tomorrow, Thursday, December 15th from 2:30-4:00pm. Take and make chili meal kits will also be available while supplies last.
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
Now Open! RSU #34 Resource Center: Something for Everyone with two hands and heart logo
Mrs. Lyons’ first graders paired up to create some beautiful evergreen trees and describe them in a way that you’d pick them from the tree farm growing on our main hall.
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
Large green paper tree with cotton bal snow
Student created paper tree with descriptive writing pieces nearby
Student created paper tree with descriptive writing pieces nearby
Student created paper tree with descriptive writing pieces nearby
A reminder about tomorrow, Wednesday, December 14th’s concert.
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
OTES Winter Concert flyer
Every year, our kindergarten team does a whole unit about gingerbread stories. Students learn about the traditional tale, different versions of the story, story elements, and have a lot of fun along the way! This year, the K team also dressed up as gingerbread people for our team challenge!
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
Kindergarten staff dressed like gingerbread people
We're only $425 away from our fundraising goal! Thanks to everyone who has donated so far. The garden couldn't be what it is without all of you. https://donate.seedmoney.org/8115/old-town-elementary-school-learning-garden Our Learning Garden does amazing things for all our students! This program has started a movement, bringing us outdoor learning spaces, a greenhouse, legacy planting projects for each grade level, the Sparkle and Shine lights display, the Bug Run and Plant Sale and so much more! Please consider a donation, no matter the amount, to support this important part of OTES!
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
A hand holding a bouquet of thyme in the background, saying 3 days to go! "Thyme" is running out to support our campaign
RSU #34 seeks two proposals from qualified bidders to remove and replace 1-2 playground structures at Old Town Elementary School. For details visit: t.ly/mOQZ
about 1 year ago, Dr. Jon Doty
We want to share a huge thank you with the community members, staff, and students who made our past two events great! Our Online Auction raised over $5,000 for our OTES PTC. This event was chaired by our own kindergarten teacher and RSU #34 parent, April Smith. Our Holiday Bazaar was a busy and cheerful event that also brought in funds for the OTES PTC as well as many local vendors and groups. This event was co-chaired by our own art teacher and RSU #34 parent, Tiffany Palmer and OTES parent, Lisa Carter. These events could not happen without our entire volunteer crew and our supportive community. Thank you!
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
Thank you for your support, brightly colored, with small flower shapes
It was a beautiful, but chilly final fall walk to school today. Mr. Cyr and his daughter joined us and we cheered on the UMaine ROTC cadets during their 8 mile, heavy pack carrying journey. We love winter, but are already looking forward to Spring walks to school. Thanks to all who joined us this fall!
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
students and families walking to school on a tar path in the woods
students and staff walking on a tar path in the woods
students and staff walking on a tar path in the woods
students and staff walking on a trail in the woods along a ridge
Our Holiday Bazaar is tomorrow, Saturday, December 3rd from 9am-2pm. This is a great event for the whole family. Come shop local, visit the children's craft area and have a snack, lunch or a warm drink at the concessions stand!
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
OTES Holiday Bazaar flier with gold background with white and brown holiday decorations
Our Online Auction ends at 8pm sharp tonight, Friday, December 2nd. Get those bids in to win your favorite item. Pickups are available during the Holiday Bazaar tomorrow, Saturday, December 3rd from 9am-12pm (Bazaar goes until 2pm). Thank you for supporting OTES! https://www.32auctions.com/OTESOnlineauction2022
about 1 year ago, Maggie Mitchell
Old Town Elementary School 9th Annual Online Auction with line of evergreen trees underneath