Charlestown School Updates

For members of our learning community - March 20th, 2015

Filling sails with knowledge and character for a successful life voyage

P.A.R.C.C. Testing Begins on Monday, March 23rd

Grade 3 and 4

Monday, March 23rd - Math Session 1

Tuesday, March 24th - Math Session 2

Thursday, March 26th - ELA Session 1

Friday, March 27th - ELA Session 2

Monday, March 30th - ELA Session 3


  • We provide breakfast for all 3rd and 4th graders on testing days.

  • Please help your child to arrive on time. If they arrive after testing has started, they will need to complete the testing later in the school day.

  • Please also remind them that this test is just one of many ways that we chart their progress.

Help your child eat the Rainbow Next week!

We are working with Aramark to encourage our students to eat a variety of healthy fruits and vegetables. Each day next week we will focus on one color. Here are some suggestions for what you might want to send or encourage your child to try:

Monday - ORANGE - carrots, oranges, peppers

Tuesday - GREEN - lettuce, grapes, kiwi, broccoli

Wednesday - RED - apples, strawberries, tomatoes

Thursday - YELLOW - bananas, peppers, pineapple, peaches

Friday - RAINBOW - Any color fruit or vegetable

Report Cards will be sent home on Friday, March 27th.

Our 4th graders presented their Electricity Projects today. Please ask your child about the Electricity Fair. Below are photos of just a few of the projects.

Kindergarten Registration here at Charlestown - March 23-27

Monday-Friday (March 23-27) at Charlestown School

9:00-11:30 am and 12:00-2:00 pm

Wednesday Evening (March 25th) at Charlestown School


Saturday, March 28th at the Preschool Fair at Chariho High School

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Please bring:

Locator Card - Proof of residency from the Town Clerk's Office

Birth Certificate - A copy is fine

Record of Immunizations and physical examination

To sign up for a FREE Child Outreaching Screening please call 364-1100

The screenings provide information regarding your child's development in the areas of speech, vision, hearing and movement.

Call us if you have any questions: 364-7716

Upcoming Events

March 23-30 - PARCC Testing in Gr. 3 & 4

March 23-27 - K Registration here

Sat. March 28 - Artessy and S.T.E.M. Festival at CMS and K Registration at CHS

Fri. April 3 - NO SCHOOL - Good Friday

Tues. April 7 - PTO Mtg. - 6:00 pm - Art Room

Wed. April 15 - Gr. 3/4 Field Trip to RI Philharmonic

April 20-24 - School Vacation Week

Our last day of school is currently Monday, June 22nd

Upcoming Free Dental Clinic for Children

Wood River Health is planning a free dental work day for children on Friday, April 10th from 8:00-4:00. Dental treatment will be provided free of charge to uninsured children or with no out of pocket expenses for children with insurance. Please contact Wood River Health to make an appointment.

Happy Spring and beginning of 3rd Trimester!