an eagle made of paper cut outs in the shape of student's hands
Eagle Mural Project
11/07/2018
Students in Laura Reed’s Art classes at Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School created an eagle mural to honor all Veterans for their service. Students traced and cut their hand images to create the eagle's feathers. They also wrote a message or drew a picture to thank the Veterans.
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wheeler students posing with cardboard creations
First "Day of Play" Cardboard Challenge at Wheeler
10/22/2018
The Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School community held their first Cardboard Challenge "Day of Play" event on October 10th. The Cardboard Challenge is an event inspired by "Caine's Challenge,"
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students dressed as super heroes posing with their teacher
Super Hero Day at Wheeler
05/09/2018
The Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School’s Student Council recently held a “Super Hero Day” where students and staff donated one dollar to dress up as a super hero.
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detail of students painting a mural
Wheeler Youth Art Month
05/02/2018
Students in grades K-5 at Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School celebrated Youth Art Month in March by using a week of art class to collaborate among grade levels to create a mural about cultural awareness.
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Principal Andrew Batchelder and Plainville Animal Control Officer Donna Weinhofer
Wheeler PTO Fundraiser
04/23/2018
The Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) recently held a “Pawtastic Pet” themed spring book fair, where families made donations to support the local animal shelter at the Plainville Police Department.
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wheeler students showing off their invention
Wheeler Invention Convention
03/12/2018
Fourth grade students at Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School have been involved in creating inventions that will solve a real life problem.
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Assistant Superintendent of Schools Steven LePage reads to students in Cynthia Fithian - Giantonio's second grade class at Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School as part of the Read Across America celebration
Read Across America
03/08/2018
The Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School community’s Read Across America Week Celebration included daily events such as storybook character day, One Fish Two Fish Day, Fox in Sox Day, and more, culminating on Friday, March 2nd, with a myriad of activities centered on reading.
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Student artwork inspired by traditional african culture
Black History Month at Wheeler School
03/08/2018
Students in kindergarten through grade 5 at Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School participated in art lessons based on famous African Americans, African American history, and African culture in honor of Black History Month
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Wheeler Hispanic Heritage Month
10/16/2017
Students in all grades at Wheeler School celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October15) by learning about Hispanic artists and art traditions from Hispanic countries.
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Wheeler Teacher Wins School Supplies!
09/21/2017
Frank T. Wheeler Elementary School fourth grade teacher Cheryl Michaud recently won a variety of school supplies through a drawing sponsored by the Jeff Brown Insurance Agency located in Plainville.
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