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  1. JHB Playground Update

    Posted on September 6, 2018 - School News

    The James Bean PTO was hard at work this summer with the playground upgrade project. The PTO has been raising money for the project for the last 3 years, in the hopes of redoing the whole playground. While the project has run into a few snags, that hasn’t slowed the group down. The playground saw… Read More

  2. Bikes for Books at JHB

    Posted on June 14, 2018 - School News

    This morning, 12 winners were selected by the Masons in their annual Bikes for Books reading program at the James Bean School: The excitement was mounting as Dr. Reynolds drew a winner as the Masons look on. Carly H. reacts to having her name drawn for a brand new bike! The Happy Readers and Winners!!… Read More

  3. JHB implements full year guidance course

    Posted on June 11, 2018 - School News

    By Nancy Reynolds   The goal of JHB’s guidance program has been to reach more students in teaching social-emotional skills.  As part of our curriculum, our habits of mind and social skills targets are peppered throughout RSU 18’s student experiences. At JHB, administration met with Mrs. Bartley, our Licensed Social Worker, and made a plan… Read More

  4. JHB Staff Appreciation Week

    Posted on May 11, 2018 - School News

    The Staff members at James Bean School were feeling like Superstars this week as they were honored a multitude of goodies and a special scavenger hunt by the PTO.   Gathered around the STARS theme (Staff Teaching And Reaching Students),  each day our staff room was transformed into a mecca of special treats ranging from… Read More

  5. Change is happening at JHB

    Posted on April 30, 2018 - School News

    Dear Parents and Students, After 18 years, it is with great pleasure and confidence I turn over the reins of the principal-ship here at JHB to Mrs. Erica St. Peter. Mrs. St. Peter has served 22 of her 24 years in education right here at the James H. Bean School. She has taught first through… Read More

  6. Final fun night of the year.

    Posted on March 26, 2018 - School News

    3rd – 5th Grade JHB Student fun night The final fun night of the year! Miss it, miss out! Date: 04/07/2018 (Sat.) Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm Location: James H Bean Elementary School


    Posted on March 21, 2018 - School News

    If you live in Sidney and your child will be 5 by October 15th, 2018 please call 547–3395 or email dmann@rsu18.org to set up your Kindergarten Screening appointment on May 23rd.  Please include student’s name, parent’s name, phone number and address so that a reminder can be sent out   Screening only applies to students that have not been previously screened to… Read More

  8. Pre-K Scientists

    Posted on March 9, 2018 - School News

    A  Pre-K student at James Bean School draws an amaryllis flower in his nature journal. Over five weeks, the four-year-olds in Ms. Tonge’s classes have observed this bulb grow. In this project, they learn about the life cycle of a flowering bulb and parts of a plant. Children talk about what they see, noticing color,… Read More

  9. JHB Modern Woodman Movie Pass Winner!

    Posted on March 4, 2018 - School News

    Owen Riddle won the drawing for the Modern Woodman movie passes! As part of a Fire Safety Initiative launched by Patrick and Stacey Linehan and Modern Woodman of America, JHB 3rd grade students were given smoke detectors and information packets at a fire safety presentation last month.  The movie passes were the reward for taking… Read More

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