News from the Nest

Issue #53 Week of October 30th

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WOW! Words of the Week

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Words of the Week is a fun way for the Fremont community to help our students' vocabulary SOAR! Each week we will post a MATH and ELA vocab word that may appear in our informal and formal state assessments. Our hope is that staff, families and students will find fun and engaging ways to learn these terms! You could: Play a word game in the car! Keep a running list of the words! Hang them on the bathroom mirror! Sing them! Create a word scavenger hunt!

Here are this week's words:

Perimeter: the continuous line forming the boundary of a closed geometric figure.

Paraphrase: to state something written or spoken in different words, especially in a shorter and simpler form to make the meaning clearer

Candy Buy Back

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Progress Conferences

Progress conferences will be held on Monday, November 7th from 4:00-7:00 and Tuesday November 8th from 8:30-12:00 We are once again using to make signups as convenient as possible. Conferences will be held in-person at Ellis School. Should you need a virtual conference, please make that request with your child’s teacher directly

To sign up: Please enter the following web address into your browser window: and sign up according to the directions below:

  • If you have a child in grades Preschool-4th grade, please sign up for a conference with your child’s classroom teacher.

  • 5th Grade and 6th grade: Please sign up with your child’s homeroom teacher.

  • 7th and 8th grade: Please sign up for a conference with one team of teachers

If you do not have internet access, please contact your teacher via phone at 603-895-2511 and he or she will assist in scheduling with you.

We look forward to meeting with you.

Lost + Found is Bursting!

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Please stop by the front lobby during progress conferences to look through our Lost + Found. Any remaining items will be donated on November 10th.

Picture Retakes

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Ellis School Winter Concert Information

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Dear Parents and Guardians of Ellis Eagles in Grades 1-4, Grades 3-4 Chorus members, Grades 5-8 Chorus Members and Grades 5-8 Band members (1st and 2nd-4th years),

Our annual Winter Concert will be upon us before we know it, it seems like October just started and here we are at the end. Below is the information you will need for the night of the concert.

Date: December 7, 2022

Location: Sanborn Regional High School

Time: Learners arrive to meet teachers in Café by 5:45pm

Concert will begin at 6:00pm

Attire: Something nice!

Pick-up: In the Café with learners Homeroom teacher.

Attendance for Grades 1-4 learners at this evening performance is not mandatory but highly encouraged as the learners have been working very hard in their music classes and classrooms to prepare this performance for you. Attendance for chorus and band students is mandatory as it is part of their class.

If you have any further questions please reach out by contacting me at or Ms. Connelly at


Mrs. Jamie Bolduc

Ellis School Music Teacher

Free and Reduced Lunch Applications

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Unfortunately, the USDA program providing free school meals to all students ended on June 30, 2022. Meals will no longer be free to all students in the 2022-2023 school year.

  • Breakfast: $1.50 Full Price, $0.00 Reduced
  • Lunch: $3.25 Full Price, $1.50 Reduced

If your child will be purchasing breakfast or lunch, please add funds to his/her account here:

Breakfast will be available for students to purchase each morning in the gym after they arrive at school.

Free and Reduced Applications can be found HERE

Please read the Fresh Picks Welcome Letter!

Fremont School District Food Service Director: Carole Humes 603-895-2511 x427

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 31st: PK-4 Halloween Parade to Colonial Poplin

Monday, October 31st: Halloween

Monday, November 7th: Picture Retake Day

Monday, November 7th: Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:00-7:00

Tuesday, November 8th: No School/Election Day

Tuesday, November 8th: Parent/Teacher Conferences 8:30-12:00

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Exeter Youth Lacrosse!

Hello Friends and Families of Exeter Youth Lacrosse!

We have exciting news! In the inaugural National Celebrate Lacrosse Week this November, USA Lacrosse partnered with local lacrosse organizations to conduct FREE clinics and EYLA was selected as a host site!

Come try the sport at our Pick Up & Play clinic held at Seacoast United in Epping on Saturday, November 5th from 11AM - 1PM. This is for all kids ages 14 and younger. Sticks will be provided and a FREE USA Lacrosse pinnie is included.

Click on the link below for more information and to register. Spots are limited so don't delay. Stay tuned for lots of fun as we #CelebrateLacrosse!

Register here: