8 Facts about Down Syndrome: * People with Down syndrome have three copies of chromosome 21 *Chromosomes look like socks. *Chromosomes determine everything about us. *Person-first language is important to us. *People with Down syndrome can do everything you can do. *Inclusion matters. *People with Down syndrome are alike than different. *You can make all the difference in their lives. #DSSRI
5 months ago, Judith Paolucci
8 Facts about Down Syndrome poster
See this article about a fourth grader at Old County Road School who used his cub scout training to help 2 adults who fell through a snow bank in NH. Amazing! https://bit.ly/3wgXOLk
5 months ago, Sara Monaco
4th-grade OCRS student
Do you have plans for April vacation yet?! The All Course Network (ACN) offers 1-week courses that still have some seats available for students in grades 5-12. There are also some late Spring courses still available for middle and high school students! Visit https://enrollri.org/acn to view the course catalog and register today.
5 months ago, Sara Monaco
Enjoy the Japanese art of Notan and the balloon dog drawings by sixth graders Emma, Shayna, and Destiny.
5 months ago, Sara Monaco
Japanese art of Notan
balloon dog photos
SHS students enjoyed a delicious National Breakfast Week celebration featuring local foods. Thank you to Pat the Patriot, Commissioner Infante-Green, and USDA representatives for joining us and thank you to our food service provider, Chartwells, for organizing the event!
5 months ago, Sara Monaco
Breakfast food spread
Pat the Patriot, Commissioner, and student on smoothie bike
students eating breakfast
Pat and students eating
The arts in action! Third graders at Old County Road School are enjoying singing in music class.
5 months ago, Sara Monaco
girls singing
boys singing
girl singing
boy and girl singing
Enjoy this vivid artwork created by 6th graders at Gallagher Middle School using 12 NuPastel colors.
5 months ago, Sara Monaco
Fox pastel
skunk smelling dandelion
bunny at night
It's official! Governor McKee just announced that masking on school buses is no longer a requirement in RI.
6 months ago, Judith Paolucci
bus with mask
Clarification on Mask Use for Buses: While the CDC has dropped its mandate for mask use on buses, the US Department of Transportation is maintaining a requirement for mask-wearing through March 18th. See: https://www.transportation.gov/safety/mask-travel-guidance While we feel compelled to share this information with you, we will not be policing the use of masks on school buses.
6 months ago, Judith Paolucci
Aboubacar Camara, West African dance and drumming artist in residence at URI, led a workshop with SHS music students. Students experienced an intro to African drumming and history using 15 authentic djembes. Thank you to URI for sponsoring this program!
6 months ago, Sara Monaco
Drummer Camara
Drumming circle
Get your tickets now for the upcoming spring musical, Gatsby, the Musical written by SHS student, Jayna Barrette! The show times are: Friday, March 18th at 7pm Saturday, March 19th at 2pm and 7pm Sunday, March 20th at 2pm. Tickets are $12, $10 for senior citizens, and $15 at the door. Here is the link to purchase tickets: https://www.onthestage.tickets/show/smithfield-high-school/gatsby-the-musical-52517
6 months ago, Judith Paolucci
Virtual Parent Focus Group for Middle & High School Parents. Southern Providence County Regional Prevention Coalition wants to know your thoughts about youth substance use and prevention. Sign up at tinyurl.com/smithfieldfocusgroup . The focus group session will take 45 minutes and participants receive a $20 gift card.
6 months ago, Judith Paolucci
Focus Group Flyer
Kindergarten registration is now open for the 2022-23 school year! Children who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2022, are eligible to register. Visit this site to begin the online registration process: https://www.smithfield-ps.org/page/registering-a-new-student
6 months ago, Sara Monaco
kindergarten picture
Fifth graders at LaPerche are creating a class mural that they designed in art class. The mural is named "Jungle of Color" and is symbolic of the fact that we all belong together despite our differences.
6 months ago, Sara Monaco
"Jungle of Color" mural
Due to the difficulty keeping up with today's storm, we will be having a snow day, rather than a 2-hour delay. NO DISTANCE LEARNING.
6 months ago, Judith Paolucci
Snow day
There is a one-hour delay today, Monday, February 14th, in Smithfield.
6 months ago, Judith Paolucci
2 hearts
Visit this site to see the superintendent search process timeline and updates. https://www.smithfield-ps.org/page/supersearch
6 months ago, Sara Monaco
Smithfield logo
Students at Pleasant View enjoyed a virtual visit from author, Jeff Kubiak, who read his book, "One Drop of Kindness", highlighting the ripple effect that kindness can have on the world.
6 months ago, Sara Monaco
Students listening to a book
One Drop of Kindness book
Help us celebrate National School Counseling Week 2022 by thanking our terrific counseling teams at GMS and SHS! #NSCW22
6 months ago, Sara Monaco
GMS school counselors
SHS school counselors
Old County Road partnered with Beth Very, the URI Coordinator of Computer Science Outreach, for an "Hour of Code" event for 4th and 5th grade students. Thank you to Beth and URI for this opportunity!
6 months ago, Sara Monaco
Girls coding
Coding with Beth Very
Boys coding
Mr. Davenport coding