Friday, February 27, 2015

Valentine’s Day 2015

Birchtree’s students enjoyed Valentine’s Day with their friends on February 13th. Earlier that week, volunteers from Altrusa of the Seacoast helped Birchtree’s students decorate bags to hold their Valentines. Several classrooms crafted decorations for our school. On the 13th, students delivered gifts and cards to their classmates and enjoyed baking some delicious treats.?

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Halloween 2014

Birchtree’s students celebrated Halloween with costumes, games, pumpkin decorating, sensory activities, cupcake decorating, and art projects. They also enjoyed a Practice Trick or Treat around our school to help them prepare for holiday celebrations with their families.

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Friday, November 1, 2013

Halloween 2013

Birchtree's students had a great Halloween yesterday! Classrooms teamed up to decorate the school and bake treats for the event.  In the afternoon they donned costumes for a Practice Trick or Treat session throughout the school.  They also enjoyed watching a movie and having a dance in the gym.

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Student Garden Project


Student Garden Project, a set on Flickr.
Birchtree’s students planted, maintained, and harvested an herb and vegetable garden at the Portsmouth Public Library this summer. The project allowed students to develop their vocational and independent-living skills, engage in a conservation project, and learn to give back to their community.

Thank you to the Portsmouth Public Library for hosting the garden and to the Portsmouth Garden Club for their generous grant in support of the project!