May 2019

News You Can Use

RICAS Assessment:

Students will be taking the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) Math. Below are the dates students will be tested.

Math Testing Dates:

Grade 6- May 3rd & 14th

Grade 7- May 6th & 15th

Grade 8- May 7th & 16th

Students & teachers have been working hard to prepare for the upcoming Math RICAS Assessments.

Rhode Island Next Generation Science Assessment:

Grade 8 Students will be taking this assessment on May 20th & 21st.

To help students prepare for testing:

  • Please ensure students arrive to school on time; testing will begin promptly at 8am

  • Please be sure students have a healthy breakfast

  • Please remind students to charge their chromebooks each night

  • PLEASE encourage your students to do their best on the test!!


May 3rd- Grade 6 Math RICAS

May 3rd- PTSO Dodgeball Tournament (2:30-4:30pm)

May 6th- Grade 7 Math RICAS

May 7th- Grade 8 Math RICAS

May 6th-10th- Teacher Appreciation Week!!

May 13th- No Ramp Up (Teacher Meeting)

May 14th- Grade 6 Math RICAS

May 15th- Grade 7 Math RICAS

May 16th- Grade 8 Math RICAS

May 16th- Final Day of Ramp Up

May 20th & 21st- Grade 8 Science Testing

May 27th- Memorial Day- No SCHOOL

May 28th-May 31st- Move Up Day- Incoming 6th Graders from Elementary Schools

May 28th- Parent Information Night (Incoming 6th grade parents from Thornton & Barnes)

May 29th- Parent Information Night (Incoming 6th grade parents from Winsor & Brown Ave)

May 30th- Battle of the Teams (more information to come)

May 31st- Great East Festival (Band/Chorus)

June 7th- 8th Grade Dance- Information provided to students

June 14th- Last Day of School

Unified Basketball

CONGRATULATIONS for the Ferri Middle School Unified Basketball Team!

They had a great season and played well!!

Thank you to all of the coaches that helped to make this season possible!

Congratulations to the Ferri Middle School Dodgeball Champions!!

18 teams participated in the PTSO dodgeball tournament on Friday, May 3rd afterschool.


Battle of the Teams:

When: Thursday, May 30th

Time: 2:30-5:00pm

Where: Johnston High School Field

More details to follow about participation and spectators