Why Read? Podcast

May 13, 2006

This is Newfound Podcast #6, brought to you from the New Hampton Community School. Each year the community’s Friends of the Gordon-Nash Library sponsor a writing contest for NHCS fourth and fifth graders. The subject of the contest is Why Read?. Listen in to parts of the awards assembly and to some of this year’s winning pieces.


Revolutionary War Podcast

March 26, 2006

Fifth graders from Bristol Elementary bring you Newfound Podcast #4. Students read about and researched the American Revolution and post this podcast as a way to share some of their new learning and favorite parts of this study.

Abenaki podcast

February 27, 2006

This is Newfound podcast #3 from fourth graders at Bridgewater-Hebron Village School in Bridgewater NH. The kids studied the Abenaki tribe of New Hampshire and report here on what they learned. Their intent was to make it easier for kids in other parts of the country to learn about native New Hampshire people.

Riverday Podcast

February 27, 2006

Newfound Podcast #2, recorded during and after NH Riverday in October. Riverday, developed by the fourth grade team, is an day-long event for district fourth graders. Kids explore NH geology, ecology, environment, folklore, politics and native art and music, all in a beautiful State Park setting.