Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning, but also capable of succeeding. ~Robert John Meehan

Mrs. Lynch’s Grade 2 students engaged in a project-based learning activity

Mrs. Lynch’s Grade 2 students engaged in a project-based learning activity based on a story they read in their Language Arts class, and their study of properties of solid matter. They had to create hats based on the following criteria:

Repellant of water
Comfortability
Able to withstand strong wind

Great job, students! We have budding inventors among us!



Middle School Students Using Google Expeditions...thank you ASEF!

Middle school students in Mrs. Dodge’s science class using the virtual realty google glasses to investigate the earth’s surface and volcanic activity. These awesome glasses were purchased for the middle school by the Ayer Shirley Education Foundation (ASEF). Thank you, ASEF! The students and teachers love them! The students get to experience and explore the world right from the classroom!

Google Expedition from Michael Thibeault on Vimeo.

Flexible seating options for students in Mrs. Silva's Grade 1 classroom.  The students love to be able to move and have a choice on seating.






And this is what our amazing counselor is all about! School Counselor, Rachel Fusco, teaching first graders social emotional competencies: self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, relationship skills, and social awareness.




Look at our 1st graders go! This was the final day of the literacy collaboration between Mrs. France’s Grade 1 class and Miss Fillebrown’s high school Children’s Literature class.


Students learned about Martin Luther King and were sharing their I have a dream…


FranceClassVid from Michael Thibeault on Vimeo.

LAS Hockey Team Great game on Saturday night. LAS prevailed 3-2.



I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by a conscious endeavor. ~Henry David Thoreau

Congratulations to our new FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics team at the middle school who won first place in their first competition at Lexington High School on Saturday, January 5!  A huge thanks to the team’s volunteer coaches Patrick Doyle, Faisal Mohammed, Bill Walter and David Cenedella!  Congratulations to these students and their coaches!




Save the Date:  Public Education Funding Information Update.  This is a community event to educate the public on the current state of the public education funding formula and the need to update the formula now.  Superintendents of Fitchburg, Leominster, Gardner, Clinton, Hudson, Lunenburg, Ayer Shirley, Winchendon, and Athol will serve on a panel. This event will be held at Fitchburg State University on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, from 6:00-8:00pm.  The snow date is Wednesday, January 9. All in the public are invited to attend.