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Cynthia Lord on Swan’s Island

The day before Thanksgiving break, we boarded the ferry to Swan’s Island along with author Cynthia Lord and school principal Crystal DaGraca as snow flurries began to fall around us. School was closing early due to the snow and we used our travel time to revamp the schedule for the day. That’s often where island […]

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Anne Sibley O’Brien on Swan’s Island and Great Cranberry Island

Swan’s Island Elementary School Anne Sibley O’Brien encouraged students at Swan’s Island Elementary School to jump into becoming writers and artists — now! In her all-school presentation, Annie discussed life in South Korea and delighted students by introducing herself in Korean. Students in grades K-2 shared in a read aloud of I’m New Here with Annie. […]

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Kelly Cunnane visits Swan’s Island Elementary and Deer Isle-Stonington Elementary Schools in May

Kelly Cunnane’s energy was impossible to ignore as she bounded from student to student and exuded the excitement of Kenya. Through sounds and words and artifacts, she effortlessly and enthusiastically shared another beloved culture with enraptured students and teachers. Kelly brought bags full of Kenyan clothing and implements for kids to use so that they […]

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