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  1. China Schools Music Program— The Wonderful, Talented Mr. Bickford!

    Posted on December 28, 2018 - School News

    by Miranda Babson During November and December this year our music director, Mr. Joshua Bickford, was very busy.   November 30th saw the first and second-grade students presenting a concert focusing on Thankfulness.  Mr. Bickford and the students, with the help of pre-K teacher Ms. Robie (narrator) and volunteer Mrs. Mason (pianist), presented a delightful folktale-told-in-song which… Read More

  2. CPS Teachers Receive Engagement Grants

    Posted on December 20, 2018 - School News

    by Darlene Pietz Congratulations to China Primary School teachers Lacey Studholme and Tori Imes for being recipients of  $400 and $1000 respectively from the Samuel C. Leigh Student Engagement Grant! Both teachers are employing STEM lessons in their classrooms, which integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  The monies will help purchase materials for the activities…. Read More

  3. Holiday Greetings

    Posted on December 18, 2018 - School News

             The holiday season is upon us and with it comes all the excitement that the season brings. It is a busy time filled with the hustle and bustle of gift shopping for friends and family near and far. Traditions such as visiting Santa, singing carols, and decorating our homes in beautiful… Read More

  4. CPS Spirit Week

    Posted on December 13, 2018 - School News

    As part of Guidance Class, Mrs. Babson’s 4th grade has been learning about a Decision Making Model. This model was used to identify a community service project for the class to perform. The class chose to plan and host SPIRIT WEEK next week. Participation is optional – but the themed days can be a way… Read More

  5. Awesome Attendance

    Posted on November 15, 2018 - School News

    As part of our efforts in reaching our goals this year, we are recognizing classrooms that have no unexcused absences for the month.  Successful classrooms were announced at a school-wide assembly and each student received an “awesome attendance” pencil.  Weekly recognition is posted on one of our hallway bulletin boards.

  6. Character Day at CPS

    Posted on November 4, 2018 - School News

    November is family literacy month, and schools all over RSU 18 are getting into the spirit with fantastic events.   Friday, November 2nd was character day at CPS. Students came in dressed up as characters from their favorite books.  In preparation for the day, students filled out a form describing their character choice and the… Read More

  7. Scholastic Book Fair @ CPS

    Posted on October 16, 2018 - School News

               The Scholastic Book Fair is coming beginning Oct 22nd through Oct 26th. Mrs. Boudreau is seeking volunteers to help with this event during the school day. If you would like to volunteer for morning or afternoon hours, please let me know by calling the school at 445-1550 or sending an email to, before… Read More

  8. CPS Adopts Responsive Classroom

    Posted on October 11, 2018 - School News

    China Primary School has adopted the “Responsive Classroom” program in order to build a more positive culture throughout the school. This began with creating a common language and standards for each area of the school. These Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) let kids know what they are expected to do in various settings (the hallway, the… Read More

  9. Parent / Teacher Conferences @ CPS

    Posted on October 2, 2018 - School News

               Parent / Teacher Conferences will take place from Tuesday, Oct 9, through Friday, Oct 19.  Our common night for conferences is Thursday, Oct 11. We are once again asking parents to visit our China Primary Conferences website to sign up for a conference time.   Scan the QR code posted… Read More

  10. Changes in our Daily Schedule

    Posted on September 13, 2018 - School News

    I would like to explain a couple of the changes we’ve made this year in regard to the beginning of the school day. Last spring we started training our teachers in the Responsive Classroom approach. Our intent is to help students build both academic and social competencies. We gather students in either the library (grades… Read More

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