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  1. CPS Second Grade’s Pumpkin Decomposition Project

    November 5, 2019

    In preparation for second grade’s spring Earth Science studies,  we researched where our trash goes and prepped a project we will be digging up on Earth Day! We hollowed out a pumpkin, filled the pumpkin with our snack time trash, and then buried our pumpkin behind our school! Our second graders placed seeds, nuts, plastic… Read More

  2. China Primary Fire Prevention Day

    October 24, 2019

    China Primary School held their Fire Prevention Day on Friday, October 18th.  It was a day full of learning and fun where students were reminded how to create an exit plan from each room, the importance of checking the batteries in fire alarms, and other important safety practices. They also got to tour some fire trucks!… Read More

  3. CPS Annual Pizza Supper and Scholastic Book Fair

    October 18, 2019

    China Primary School will be hosting its annual Pizza Supper on Friday, October 25th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm in the CPS Cafeteria.  Tickets are $5 a person or $20 per family (up to 2 adults and their children 17 and under). The Pizza Supper will also serve as a wonderful wrap up to the… Read More

  4. New books and new foods at CPS

    September 21, 2019

    Students in Miss Preston’s second-grade class read The Invisible Boy for their mentor text as part of the Rooted in Reading Program the second grade is using. Students were intrigued by the new food a student in the book was eating called Bulgogi (a Korean beef dish). The class was lucky enough to have a… Read More

  5. 30 Day Happy Teacher Challenge

    September 5, 2019

    Principal Darlene Pietz handed out a new challenge to her staff on the second workshop day of the year. She wanted teachers to go into the year taking care of themselves and one another. The 30 Day Happy Teacher Challenge gives teachers daily tasks that range from having a work-free lunch without feeling guilty about… Read More

  6. CPS Bikes for Books

    June 10, 2019

    Our much-anticipated Bikes For Books drawing took place in an all-school assembly on May 17.  Students earned participation slips for reading outside of the school day for the entire month of April.  All participation slips were put into a drawing, and one boy and one girl at each grade level won new bikes and new… Read More

  7. CPS explores dinosaurs

    May 29, 2019

    Mrs. Studholme’s class has been learning about animals through time and studying dinosaurs fossils. Students have been learning how fossils give us clues about the past. They learned how scientists analyze fossils remains to determine what an organism looked like on the outside, the habitat it lived in, and even the food it ate. Last… Read More

  8. Lynn Plourde at CPS

    May 13, 2019

    The students at China Primary School had a visit from Maine Author, Lynn Plourde on April 4th.  She shared her knowledge of writing books with our students and talked about the many children’s books that she has written. The fourth graders got to hear all about her very first chapter book, Maxi’s Secrets. Thank you… Read More

  9. Jane Goodall speaks to CPS students

    May 3, 2019

    Last month, the CPS second grade participated in a Skype presentation with Jane Goodall.  A week prior, they dug deep into the book Me…Jane. They also explored more about her life and learned about chimpanzees. During their Skype call, Dr. Goodall shared stories about her life as a child and how she grew up and… Read More

  10. Monmouth Theatre Coming to CPS

    April 23, 2019

    We are so excited to announce our upcoming Page-to-Stage event at CPS. On Tuesday, April 30th, Monmouth Theater will bring adaptations of classic literature to our students in order to deepen an understanding and appreciation of classic literature to all learners! Our students have the privilege of seeing the “Tall Tales Twice Told” show, a… Read More

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