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Exeter Council weighs new town hall offer

December 4, 2014

EXETER—Kenneth Glantz of the National Domestic Preparedness Coalition extended a potentially helping hand to the Exeter Town Council Monday evening, offering their current location on Ten Rod Road as a future home for the town’s offices. The building, which is currently valued at approximately $675,000, could go for cheaper if the town chooses to purchase it.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Financial literacy standards adopted

December 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH-Throughout high school, many students choose to become more responsible by getting part-time jobs and learning the value of a dollar. However, people don't typically understand money management until much later in life, so with the help of one group of EGHS students, financial literacy standards have been adopted by the Council for Elementary and Secondary Education for the first time in Rhode Island.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Simmons awarded for providing tech access

December 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- An East Greenwich School District employee has been awarded the Elizabeth M. Dalton Award, an award given to those who are committed to improve the access that students with disabilities have to technology.
Cheryl Simmons, an occupational therapist of the school district, has received the award for her work with the students in East Greenwich. After being nominated, she was given recognition at the Tuesday night school committee meeting.

For more of this story pick up a copy of The East Greenwich Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Committee discusses school start times

December 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- The East Greenwich Ad Hoc Committee studying school start times held the first of two public forums Monday night, where attendees were given the chance to learn about what's best for EG students.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EGHS students hit top marks on SATs

December 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH-After much talk about school district ratings, recent data proves that East Greenwich High School has some of the highest recorded SAT scores in the state.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Rocky Hill’s Jared Lind, 13, to perform at PPAC

December 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH - Rocky Hill School's very own Jared Lind, 13, will be playing Tom of Warwick in the upcoming touring broadway production of "Camelot" at the Providence Performing Arts Center.
Lind told the East Greenwich Pendulum in a phone interview last week that his love for theater began in the not-so-distant past.
"I had a third-grade acting teacher that had put me in the lead role of our third grade play," he said. "I really enjoyed it, so I continued that program with her. In seventh grade, I got the lead role in the middle school play as Robin in Robin Hood."

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Champlin Grant allows school to open library to STEM field research

December 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH-After receiving a $30,000 grant from the Champlin Foundation to add new technology to the school library, Archie R. Cole Middle School Principal Alexis Meyer detailed what the school plans on doing with the money.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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