🎄BPS TALENT SHINES AT TREE LIGHTING: Our elementary, middle, and high school students shared their talents with the community at the annual Town of Barrington, RI Tree Lighting on December 2! Primrose Hill Elementary School and Sowams School first graders and choruses from Barrington Middle School and Barrington High School performed in front of Town Hall as the tree lights turned on for the season. Photos taken by Julie Furtado for East Bay Media. See more pictures from this event: https://www.eastbayri.com/barrington/stories/barrington-celebrates-the-holidays-with-tree-lighting,118182
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🎲SOWAMS SCHOOL FAMILY MATH NIGHT: Math is fun and collaborative! Last night, the Sowams School multipurpose room was full of families learning about the engaging math games that can be played with just a deck of cards or a pair of dice! Thank you to our math specialist, Mrs. Squatrito, and her team (Mrs. Felag, Mrs. Lally, Mrs. Howard, Mrs. Marcello, Miss Lovegreen, Mrs. Silva, and Mrs. Remington) for organizing the Sowams Family Math Night and for volunteering their time at the event.
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🚂INTERACT CLUB SPREADS HOLIDAY CHEER: Barrington High School offers a vibrant array of extracurricular activities and student organizations. BHS Interact Club, a Rotary International-sponsored service club, has been busy this season spreading care and holiday cheer! More than a dozen BHS Interact Club volunteers helped put together 400 holiday care packages for active service members overseas as part of Operation Holiday Cheer, in partnership with the American Red Cross Rhode Island and the Office of Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos. Additionally, Interact Club members raised $1,000 for the American Red Cross at the BHS 2023 Homecoming Fair and recently held a "Big Check" ceremony to present Red Cross team members with this gift. They received honorary certificates for their acts of service! Way to go, BHS Interact Club!
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🎉 PRINCIPAL CALLAHAN PRESENTED WITH LIGHTHOUSE SCHOOL AWARD: In May, Sowams School was recognized as a Lighthouse School by Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence based on nine performance areas: student focus and support, school organization and culture, challenging standard and curriculum, active teaching and learning, technology and integration, professional community, leadership and education vitality, school and community partnerships, and indicators of success. This week, Principal Jim Callahan was presented with the Lighthouse School award at the Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Conference in Orlando, Florida! The Lighthouse School designation lasts five years, at which point Sowams School will become eligible for renewal. This award brings Sowams School closer to joining Nayatt School, Barrington Middle School, and Barrington High School as National Blue Ribbon Schools. Congratulations, Sowams School! Learn more about the Lighthouse Award here: https://www.sowamsschool.org/o/sowams/article/1114830
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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⛵️BHS TEAM SAILS TO KEELBOAT NATIONALS: The Barrington High School sailing team will cap a successful season next week by competing for the first time ever in the Interscholastic Sailing Association High School National Keelboat Invitational at St. Petersburg Yacht Club! Congratulations to our Eagles on a historic sailing season! They were one of just 10 high school teams from across the country to qualify for this regatta.
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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📖LEN CABRAL VISITS NAYATT SCHOOL: Storyteller and Circle of Excellence Award winner, Len Cabral, visited Nayatt School this week for a storytelling event with Grade 1 students! Thank you to our Nayatt PTO for funding this fantastic immersive learning experience!
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🥪ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS OFFER LUNCH & LEARN PROGRAMMING: In our District, community partnerships are essential to enhancing our students' growth and development. This year, "Lunch and Learn" has returned to Nayatt School and Hampden Meadows Elementary School as an enrichment program that allows students to learn from members of our community and explore their own interests during lunch! This month, elementary students learned about career paths in earth sciences, health sciences, consulting, and illustration! Thank you to BPS parents, Dr. Ralph Milliken, Rudy Seber, Ryan Pancoast, and Lauren Talbert, for sharing your professions with us in November! Are you a BPS parent interested in being a Lunch and Learn speaker this year? Fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLSfpBfSHGEoikY.../viewform
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🗣BPS SLPs ATTEND ANNUAL ASHA CONVENTION: Barrington Public Schools values continuing education and professional development. This month, our District's speech-language pathologists attended the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in Boston. They learned about the latest research, expanded their skills and techniques, accessed new resources, and met colleagues from all over the country! The ASHA Convention is an annual professional development and networking event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Learn more: https://convention.asha.org/
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🦃BPS IS THANKFUL FOR YOU! Barrington Public Schools has so much to be thankful for this holiday season. To our creative, caring, and persistent students who inspire us every day; our dedicated and innovative staff who empower our students to excel; and our vibrant extended community of families, coaches, volunteers, and Barrington residents who support our District's work and mission: thank you!
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🏈BHS EAGLES ARE DII STATE CHAMPIONS: Congratulations to our Barrington High School football team on their Rhode Island Interscholastic League Division II State Championship win this weekend! What a fantastic end to a very impressive season. The Eagles play on Victory Field once more this season for the annual Thanksgiving game on November 23 at 10 AM. Some photos were taken by Julie Furtado for East Bay Media. Read the championship highlights in the Barrington Times: https://eastbayri.com/stories/barrington-football-team-wins-state-championship,117784?newsletter=117783
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🎗HMS STUDENTS SWEAT FOR VETS: This week's physical education unit at Hampden Meadows Elementary School, called "Sweat for Vets," enabled students to learn more about Veteran's Day and challenge themselves with fitness activities! Thank you, Miss Freeman and Miss O'Neil, for providing this immersive learning opportunity!
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🏈BHS EAGLES ARE DII STATE CHAMPIONS: Congratulations to our Barrington High School football team on their Rhode Island Interscholastic League Division II State Championship win this weekend! What a fantastic end to a very impressive season. The Eagles play on Victory Field once more this season for the annual Thanksgiving game on November 23 at 10 AM. Some photos were taken by Julie Furtado for East Bay Media. Read the championship highlights in the Barrington Times: https://eastbayri.com/stories/barrington-football-team-wins-state-championship,117784?newsletter=117783
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🎁TOYS FOR TOTS: Thank you to the Barrington Police Department, SRO Officer Joel, and Barrington High School's Interact Club for organizing this year's Toys for Tots community toy drive! Now through the end of December, the Barrington Public Safety Building and Barrington High School will serve as drop-off locations for unwrapped toy donations. Interact Club is a student organization that promotes student leadership and active involvement in Barrington through community service and volunteer activities. Learn more here: https://www.barringtonhigh.org/o/high-school/page/interact
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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📑 BHS STUDENTS SIGN LETTERS OF INTENT: Our Eagles are soaring! Last week, nearly two dozen Barrington High School student-athletes signed their National Letters of Intent or made a commitment to their chosen college or university during a special recognition ceremony at BHS. Congratulations, Class of 2024! This photo was taken by East Bay Media. Read more: https://www.eastbayri.com/barrington/stories/barrington-high-school-seniors-sign-letters-of-intent,117593?fbclid=IwAR0j9F9eQ0zEPuX9PwcEeoR0C8Pmz0wdd9L1nalwOGCU1xxwZycVr7qLJ7Y
7 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🦅EAGLES ADVANCE TO DIVISION II SEMIFINALS: Barrington High School's varsity football and girls volleyball teams are both moving on to RIIL Division II semifinals this week! Eagles football remains undefeated in Division II-B heading into Friday night's semifinals playoff game on Victory Field against St. Raphael’s Academy. BHS girls volleyball will play East Providence tomorrow night in a Division II semifinals match at North Kingstown High School. Goooooo Eagles! These photos were taken by Richard Dionne, Jr. and Julie Furtado for East Bay Media.
8 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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📰 HAMPDEN MEADOWS STUDENTS ARE KIDS CORNER REPORTERS: Students at Hampden Meadows Elementary School took over as Barrington Times reporters for this week's Kids Corner page! They covered life in Barrington, student engagement, athletics, and pop culture. Way to go, junior journalists! Read the Kids Corner articles here: https://www.eastbayri.com/barrington/stories/kids-corner-barbie-lovers-school-clubs-and-more,117347?fbclid=IwAR2L5O98zmOtUXg66K47DP1CVyKQn9k-EQBsI4jgiL2wCq0TuOCIKNjIvhU This photo was taken by Richard Dionne, Jr. for East Bay Media.
8 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🦉EYES ON OWLS FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Whoooooo's at Nayatt School? It's Eyes on Owls! #FlashbackFriday to this October in-school field trip that included a visit from Mark and Marcia Wilson and their feathered friends! Eyes on Owls is a live owl program that introduces students to owls of New England and beyond. Nayatt students met six live owls (including screech owls, a spectacled owl, and a barred owl!) and participated in a hooting lesson, and learned tips on how to protect owls in our local area. Thank you to the Nayatt School PTO for generously funding this opportunity for all students to learn more about owls! Learn more about Eyes on Owls here: https://www.eyesonowls.com/aboutowls.htm#Snowy
8 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🏅BMS AND BHS TEAMS ARE CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONS: It was a big weekend for cross country teams at Barrington Middle School and Barrington High School! On October 28, the BMS girls cross country team won the RIPCOA Cross Country State Championship by nearly 40 points and BHS boys and girls varsity cross country teams both won Class B Championship titles at Ponaganset High School! Barrington High School's boys and girls JV cross country teams claimed Runners-Up at the JV State Championships on October 28, and Barrington Middle School's boys cross country team recently closed an impressive season that included placing first in the Eastern Divisional Championship. Some photos were taken by Richard Dionne, Jr. for East Bay Media. Read more cross country coverage by the Barrington Times: 👟https://eastbayri.com/barrington/stories/barrington-perseveres-through-protests-wins-state-title,117254? 👟https://eastbayri.com/barrington/stories/barrington-high-school-wins-class-b-championship,117194?#top-carousel 👟https://eastbayri.com/barrington/stories/bhs-girls-cross-country-team-wins-class-b-championship,117193? 👟https://eastbayri.com/barrington/stories/barrington-middle-school-sweeps-eastern-division-titles,116756?
8 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🎹HAMPDEN MEADOWS MUSIC-A-THON: Music education stimulates new neural connections and supports positive youth development. Across our District, students have access to inspiring music instruction and encouraging educators. This month, Hampden Meadows School students put their musical talents on display for the whole school to hear! The Hampden Meadows Music-a-Thon filled hallways, classrooms, and outdoor spaces with student performances to raise funds for new chorus and band uniform shirts. Thank you to all of our students, educators, and Hampden Meadows School PTO for organizing and participating in this event!
8 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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🏈BHS HOMECOMING FLASHBACK: Flashback to last week's Barrington High School Homecoming festivities! Organization efforts from Student Council and student leaders, enthusiastic participation during Spirit Week, and the Eagles' Friday night win on Victory Field helped to make Homecoming 2023 fun, safe, and successful! Watch the Homecoming Pep Rally on Eagles News Network: https://vimeo.com/876367286 This photo was taken by Richard Dionne, Jr. for East Bay Media.
8 months ago, Barrington Public Schools
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