Archive - Jan 17, 2011 - News Article
Coventry High School will be holding itâ€™s first ever Community Night for incoming freshman this Wednesday.
Lynn Burke, Assistant Principal for Student Services, is calling it a vehicle for communicating with the eighth grade students who will be starting high school this fall.
The School Building Committee, by less than a clear consensus Tuesday night, recommended that the School Committee spend $4 million in school bond funding on comprehensive roof, floor and ventilation repairs at Meadowbrook Farms Elementary School.
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ Rhode Island Education Commissioner Deborah Gist will be holding a community forum in North Kingstown tomorrow night as part of her Commissionerâ€™s 2010-2011 Listening and Learning Tour.
As part of her tour, Gist will visit every school district and hold a community forum where sheâ€™ll discuss the strategic plan thatâ€™s transforming education in the state and take questions from the public.
CHARLESTOWN â€“ The Charlestown Police Department was recently chosen, along with Bristol and Smithfield, to attend a workshop to learn an approach to policing that is said to reduce the crime rate in town.
KINGSTON â€“ For 25 years the University of Rhode Island has been honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a full week of events devoted to King's message of peace and equality. To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year, URI is having a week of service challenge in which students are asked to do 2,011 total hours of community service in one week.