Smithfield High School

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Name: Smithfield High School
First reported 47 mins ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 1 reports

R.I. Polonia awards scholarships, announces trips

10/21/2014PROVIDENCE - Students in their first year of college this fall were awarded scholarships from the Rhode Island Polonia Scholarship Foundation.They are Brian W. Suchacz from Ponagansett High School, Emma Viveiros from Smithfield High School, ... [Published Valley Breeze - 47 mins ago]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

SAT scores up in Smithfield, statewide, but more work still needs to be done

10/15/2014SMITHFIELD - SAT scores are up across the state and at Smithfield High School, and while Supt. Robert O'Brien said he is "very happy with the scores," he remains "cautious" because scores can change from year to year.According to a recent press ... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fall is full of music, senior projects and college planning at NSHS

10/15/2014By AMANDA LEVENSON, North Smithfield High School CorrespondentFall is officially descending upon North Smithfield High School. Students can't walk into school without crunching leaves giving away their every move, forgetting a sweatshirt for ... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

School facilities bond will address major 'health and safety' concerns

10/15/2014SMITHFIELD - If Smithfield voters don't approve a $5.9 million school facilities bond on Nov. 4, Supt. Robert O'Brien said the School Department won't be able to make immediate health and safety improvements for students and adults who use the ... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Barrows wants Smithfield children to have 'same' opportunities he had

10/15/2014SMITHFIELD - Brent Barrows, Republican candidate for School Committee, said in a press release that as a graduate of Smithfield High School, "I want to ensure that all children have the same experiences in which I was entitled to."Barrows continued, ... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

McNelis: 'Responsibly expanding the town's tax base' is an 'essential issue'

10/15/2014SMITHFIELD - Ryan McNelis, Democratic candidate for Town Council, said in a recent press release that he wants to introduce himself and explain why he is running for office."My family has lived in Smithfield since just after World War II, and ... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Former Smithfield High band leader a semifinalist for Grammy Foundation award

The SHS Marching Packers performing during a parade in New Orleans for Mardi Gras earlier this year. (Courtesy of the Smithfield High School Marching Band / October 9, 2014) The man credited with growing the Smithfield High School band more than six-fold ... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Nadeau pledges not to cut school activities

10/8/2014NORTH SMITHFIELD - Merredythe (Merrie) Nadeau, candidate for North Smithfield School Committee, and her husband Rick have lived in North Smithfield for almost 30 years. Nadeau attended public schools and is a graduate of Burrillville High School ... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Howard R. Holt

WAKEFIELD - , 82, of Wakefield, died peacefully, on October 6, 2014 at South County Hospital. He was the husband of the late Beverly A. (Burgess) Holt. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Wallace S. and Amy (Barker) Holt.A Funeral Director ... [Published Woonsocket Call - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Town's long-standing 'gentlemen's agreement' on political signs comes to an end in 2014

10/1/2014A truck parked by the entrance of North Smithfield High School reads "Tony Guertin for Town Aministrator."NORTH SMITHFIELD - It was an unspoken agreement, but one that has been in place for so many years that some residents seem to have believed ... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Walaska resolution helped launch pilot program for safe removal of ‘sharps’

Rhode Island patients who are prescribed “sharps” (needles, syringes, etc.) for their personal medical use are given specific instructions for proper disposal of the used items.Despite those instructions – the sharps are to be placed in a thick plastic ... [Published Warwick Beacon - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Smithfield schools to receive RIDE reimbursement for repairs if bond is approved in November

9/17/2014SMITHFIELD - On Monday, Sept. 8, RIDE approved a housing aid reimbursement for $5.4 million of high priority repairs to Smithfield school buildings in what Supt. Robert O'Brien said was a "unanimous vote."On Monday, Sept. 15, the School Committee ... [Published Valley Breeze - Sep 18 2014]

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Despite the work that is being done, Eva-Marie Mancuso, chair of the Board of Education, said, "These SAT results are further evidence that Rhode Island students are making good progress toward college and career readiness, but we have a long way to go to meet our proficiency goals."
Barrows said, "As an elected member of the School Committee, I will work to ensure that all students will have the same opportunity. I respectfully ask for your vote on Nov. 4."
"I'm urging people to pass the bond," O'Brien said. "It's critical to address the immediate health and safety concerns."
"If we have the courage to ask some common sense questions, we can lower the cost of government for everyone, and ensure Smithfield remains a great place to raise a family" he said

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R.I. Polonia awards scholarships, announces trips [Published Valley Breeze - 47 mins ago]
Fall is full of music, senior projects and coll... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 16 2014]
SAT scores up in Smithfield, statewide, but mor... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 16 2014]
Barrows wants Smithfield children to have 'same... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 16 2014]
School facilities bond will address major 'heal... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 16 2014]
McNelis: 'Responsibly expanding the town's tax ... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 16 2014]
Former Smithfield High band leader a semifinali... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Oct 09 2014]
Nadeau pledges not to cut school activities [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 09 2014]
North Smithfield 'Battle of the Restaurants' wi... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 09 2014]
Howard R. Holt [Published Woonsocket Call - Oct 08 2014]
Shirey, Mary Ruth [Published Phoenixville Phoenix - Oct 07 2014]
Town's long-standing 'gentlemen's agreement' on... [Published Valley Breeze - Oct 02 2014]
Walaska resolution helped launch pilot program ... [Published Warwick Beacon - Sep 23 2014]
2014 Great Pumpkin Festival brings in new vendo... [Published Valley Breeze - Sep 18 2014]
Smithfield schools to receive RIDE reimbursemen... [Published Valley Breeze - Sep 18 2014]
People on the move: Aug. 31 [Published Providence Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Financial literacy curriculum expands to 53 R.I... [Published Westerly Sun - Aug 24 2014]
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