Our second annual Field day, where all students go outside and participate in various activities. All students may choose to participate in a gaga ball game held in an inflatable gaga ball pit, bubbles, water balloon toss, and an obstacle course. There will also be a hydration station and coloring area for rest.
Children will build their own contraptions to help protect an egg. Their contraptions will be tested by falling off the rooftop, tossed, and slammed by a teacher. Some years we have had only one group survive all rounds and some years we have multiple winners. Happy engineering! (rain date will be June 13th)
This is the new date for the 4th and 5th grade field trip!
June 18th is the last day of school and the last day of Lextended Day until the 2019/2020 school year. We will be open from 12:15 PM until 6:00 PM. Please bring a lunch as the cafeteria will be closed. Also if your child/children will not be attending the last day of school please email Kate or I at firstname.lastname@example.org!
This is the make up for the recently rained out session. K+1 students may bring any set of wheels they feel comfortable with. Every student must also bring and wear a helmet. Other safety equipment may be worn but is not required.
Thursday enrolled 4th and 5th graders are going to Sky Zone in Danvers to celebrate the end of the year! Please sign the permission slip below. Also the waiver provided by Sky Zone must be signed by a parent in order for the student to jump. We will have lunch at the cafeteria of Fiske then get on the bus by 1:00 PM. We are scheduled to leave Sky Zone by 4:15 PM. We hope to arrive back at Fiske by 5:00 PM. The program will be updated if there are any traffic delays.
2-5th grade can roller skate, skateboard, or scooter with our outdoor adventure teacher, Tim. All students must bring their own set of wheels and helmets.
Our third annual bridge building competition! Children work in groups to build the strongest bridge they can with only marshmallows and toothpicks. We then try three weight test. The first attempt is a single sheet of paper, second is a slim paperback book, and third test is a thick paperback book or hardcover.
There is a three day camp for all the Lextended Day sites at Bowman. The theme is carnival. There will be entertainers, a carnival, crafts, and a mini talent show. Please register for camp through lextendedday.org. Do not forget to pack a lunch every day you enroll. Snacks will be provided!
Grades 2-5th can bring skates, scooters, and skateboards. Helmets are required!! Students may bring other safety equipment.
Our students will have their own passport to bring around the cafeteria as they visit three different countries. Each country will teach the students a word from that country, have a stamp for the passport, and an activity. April 4th and May 9th will be two days that students will “go around the world”. Each day will have three different countries the students may visit. Serbia, Scotland, and South Korea will be on April 4th. Canada, Turkey, and Belgium will be on May 9th.
The Fiske Lextended Day program will be visiting the Franklin Park Zoo during the second week of the half day parent teacher conferences. As an added bonus, we will be joined by the students from the Estabrook Lextended Day program as well. This trip will be for our Kindergarten, First, and Second grade students currently enrolled in Lextended on Thursdays. We will plan on leaving the Fiske School after lunch and returning to Lextended Day by 5:00. We will communicate with families regarding our return time. A link to the permission slips can be found below:
The Fiske Lextended Day program will be taking a trip to the Franklin Park Zoo during the second week of the half day parent teacher conferences. As an added bonus, we will be joined by the students from the Estabrook Lextended Day program as well. Students in grades 3-5 currently enrolled in Lextended Day on Wednesdays will have the opportunity to visit the Franklin Park Zoo. We will leave the Fiske school after lunch at 1:00 and traffic permitting will return at 5:00. We will try our best to communicate our return time with families. Posted below is a link to the permission slip:
On March 28th, Fiske will be participating in walking field trips. 3,4, and 5th grade students that are regularly scheduled for Thursdays will walking with teachers to the Battle Green in Lexington. Picnic snack will be provided at Battle Green. Children may pack their own snack as well. Permission slip provided below: