Tank Tales: Free At Last

Tank Tales: Free At Last

On Tuesday when I arrived at Acton Elementary, it seemed that everyone in the school knew why I was there, and knew that “it was time”. It was time for the 7th grader’s trout to enter the big wide world. It continues to surprise me how attached the...
Tank Tales: Acton’s Brook Trout Eggs Arrive!

Tank Tales: Acton’s Brook Trout Eggs Arrive!

On January 24th, the eggs traveled from a fish hatchery in Casco, Maine to Acton Elementary! The school was a buzz with many people asking if the eggs had finally arrived, and asking to sneak a peak. Before revealing the eggs to the 7th graders, we talked about brook...
Welcome Back to Tank Tales!

Welcome Back to Tank Tales!

“Listen to the sound of the river and you will get a trout.” ~Irish proverb. After last year’s success with the Trout in the Classroom Program, we decided to bring brook trout back into the 4th grade classrooms of Wakefield. Schools all across New...