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  1. CHINA TO THE RESCUE

    January 24, 2020

    One day a young kindergartener asked his teacher what his class could do to help the Australian wildlife that is suffering due to the devastating bushfires ravaging The Land Down Under. This cry for help led to several discussions amongst staff about how numerous amounts of our caring students have pleaded to help Australia’s wildlife…. Read More

  2. Mad Science at CPS

    January 23, 2020

    China Primary and China Middle School students got to experience some crazy chemistry last week with a special guest, Catalyst Corey from Mad Science of Maine. Together they explored the difference between physical and chemical changes in Mad Science’s Radical Reactions show.  Students got to make slime, turn water to juice, see combustion occur without… Read More

  3. Celebrating different kinds of success at CPS

    December 31, 2019

    Each month at China Primary students from every classroom are chosen by their teacher to receive a student of the month award.  There are three different awards to be given, one for a student who shows kindness, one for students who try their best or show “grit” and an award for being responsible.  The recipients… Read More

  4. Winter Concert at CPS

    December 28, 2019

    The third and fourth graders at CPS performed in a fabulous winter musical called “The Great Maine Snowmobile Race” written by our music teacher, Mr. Joshua Bickford.  The story mimics Aesop’s fable The Tortoise and the Hare but with a slightly different morale. The actors, singers, and musicians demonstrated for us the importance of working… Read More

  5. S.T.E.A.M Day in Mrs. Babson’s 3rd grade at CPS

    December 15, 2019

    The Monday before Thanksgiving Break students in Mrs. Babson’s third grade had an opportunity to get hands-on with the weather during a S.T.E.A.M. Day she designed just for them.  After reviewing the water cycle, students created and observed the water cycle in a zipper sealed bag hung in the window. They read the book Tornadoes! by Gail… Read More

  6. CPS Adopted an Amur Leopard

    November 29, 2019

    During November’s school assembly we celebrated the hard work and dedication of last year’s second graders as well as the support given by the entire school body in adopting an Amur Leopard! Last spring, the second graders researched various endangered species in cooperative groups. These groups then presented their findings to the school body during… Read More

  7. Being Charitable in 1st Grade

    November 24, 2019

    This past week Mrs. Dunn’s 1st-grade students learned all about the words “charitable” and “kindness.” We read the book Maddi’s Fridge, a story about two young girls, one of whom is less fortunate than the other. She didn’t have food in her fridge. Her friend saw this and knew she had to help. The story ends… Read More

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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