Carpenter Elementary School Blog

Light Us Up!!! Our 5th grade student council is participating in "Re-Imagining Pharos-", the Greektown Lighthouse Display. The lighthouse has always stood as a ...

Perfect Launch for IMAGINE LAB

Exciting Assembly with positive message

Carpenter Artists

May 22, 2017

~  ART  NEWS  ~ !!! Congratulations !!! These student artists representing CARPENTER  SCHOOL:   2nd Haven R.     ...

All School Book Club

Girl Scout Lunch

March 18, 2017

Sisterhood

330 Lunches Donated

Thanks to our PTO and planners, Carpenter families were treated to a fun night of skating at Oakton Ice Arena on Sunday, January 15th.  This was one of the many events that...

Friday, December 9th was an extra-exciting day at Carpenter School.  Several members of the State Champion Maine South High School Football Team visited Carpenter in the ...

Halloween Parades

November 1, 2016

In case you didn't get enough of Halloween, feel free to check out the Carpenter Halloween Parades in case you couldn't make it yesterday during the day. Here is ...

Red Ribbon Week is an opportunity for our kids to focus on drug prevention and education, as well as to making a personal commitment to live healthy and drug free lives. Carpent...

  WOnderful letter from Former President Carter:   Letter from Crayola Initiative

Carpenter hosted a new family orientation on Wednesday, August 10th welcoming our families to the school community.  They were provided an overview of the Carpenter basic...

In the 2015-2016 school year, Carpenter raised almost $23,000 for wells in Ethiopia.  Our Ms. Keenan is currently there and was able to take a few pictures of the wells bei...

Memory Making Week

June 4, 2016

Carpenter once again finished up an exciting year with fun, engaging activities coined Memory Making Week. Homerooms had different experiences based on age and schedule. Thank...

From the Carpenter Staff to our Parent Community, we wish you an enjoyable, safe summer.  Please enjoy our end of the year slideshow. The children got to see it with better...

Bernie's Book Drive

May 24, 2016

Take a minute (four) to watch this video: Bernie's Video Carpenter set a goal of donating 1,500 books in our Book Drive.  Today, over 5,000 books left Carpenter S...

With the weather being absolutely beautiful on Friday and a late morning concert at Carpenter, we decided to have lunch outside on Friday.  It was nice to see all of our ...

Elementary Book Drive

May 1, 2016

Carpenter's Student Council is sponsoring an elementary book drive in collaboration with Bernie's Book Bank.  From Monday, May 9th through Friday, May 20th, you c...

Camp Duncan

March 23, 2016

It's our second night at Camp Duncan! Although a little damp & cold outside, we're enjoying fun indoors! We engaged in several activities including learning about cr...

Save the Date! Scholastic Book Fair: April 25-26 Carpenter School PTO Scholastic Book Fair will be held on Monday, April 25 and Tuesday, April 26 from 3:...

Carpenter's Read-a-Thon for wells in Ethiopia closed with an all-school assembly on Friday, March 18th.  The school gathered in the north gym to celebrate the success o...

Congratulations to Maren, a Carpenter 5th grader, whose story Soar was selected as the district's winner for 5th grade stories. It was very exciting to hear that acro...

A tremendous thank you for participating in our Ethiopian well fundraiser. We shattered our goal and raised almost $23,000. This means that we have enough money for a borehole...