Archive - Jul 10, 2011
The fifteen educators, who made an on-site evaluation of East Greenwich High School on April 10 through April 13, have submitted their final report, Principal Michael Podraza announced today. The evaluation visit took place under the direction of the Commission on Public Secondary Schools of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The visiting committee was chaired by Dr. Edmund Higgins, Professor at Quinnipiac University and included educators from various New England states.
NARRAGANSETTâThe town council recently received and recognized the draft report of the 2011 Citizen Attitude Survey Report which was administered by the ETC Institute, a market research firm based out of Kansas. The town implemented the survey in order to gauge how citizens viewed the efficiency and quality of town services, and also to look to the future in making such services better.
MISQUAMICUTâRhode Island is a great place to spend the summer. The weather is wonderful, the beaches are beautiful and there is always something happening. However, it may be difficult to find something exciting to do that wonât leave you penniless.
By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard
EXETER âVirginia Barber Laiho, 84, has fond memories of attending the one-room Woody Hill School off Route 165 in the western part of town.
âIt was very interesting,â she says, âbecause we used to live across the street from the school. I would go over early to get the fire started in the cast-iron stove. The kids would walk or ride in the milk cart and the teachers lived with different families. One lived with us for two years; she had a room and ate with us.â