Charlestown School Updates
For members of our learning community - Oct. 9th 2015
Progress Reports issued to all students in Grades 1-4
Please review this report carefully and contact your child's teacher if you have any questions or concerns. The first report card (for grades K-4) will be issued on December 4th. Parent Teacher Conferences will be held from 12:30-7:00 pm on December 7th and 8th. There will be no school for students on these two days in December.
Mrs. Owren participates in Teacher of the Year Procession at Water Fire in providence!!!
Chariho Educators of the Year for 2015 and 2014, Mrs. Owren and Mrs. Cafaro
A big thank you to the Charlestown Fire District from our Kindergartners!!!
#4 in the State of RI for 4th Grade Science NECAP % of students proficient - Spring 2015
4th Gr. Science NECAP Scores
Other Great Statistics:
#1 in the percentage of students who were proficient amongst the 4 Chariho elementary schools
#2 in the State (below the Compass School) for Districts with the highest percentage of students who scored proficient or greater.
Free and Reduced Lunch Forms - Due October 15th
If your child had free or reduced lunch last year, you must reapply for this program by October 15th. We encourage all parents who are struggling financially to complete an application.
To learn more about this program and our school lunch provider, please click this link:
Please click this link to download a free and reduced lunch application:
From Attendanceworks.com - see data below
This is interesting data! I wonder why there are more students who are chronically absent in our earliest and latest years of schooling? At our level, we know that our younger students can struggle with communicable illness, especially if this is a child's first experience in a large group setting. Perhaps this attributes for the higher percentages of chronically absent students in grades K and 1.
Importance of Assessment
Our instruction is most successful when we know what students already know and what they are struggling with during our lessons. Therefore, assessment is a critical component of the instructional cycle!
PTO Shout outs!!!
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Our school code is listed: #05917
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Richmond Town Hall – October 19, 2015 – 6:30 PM
Charlestown Town Hall – October 22, 2015 – 6:30 PM
Hopkinton Town Hall – October 26, 2015 – 6:30 PM
Upcoming Book Fair
Mrs. Gaskill and the PTO will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair in October. Students will be able to attend the fair during their scheduled library class. They can also attend the book fair with a parent or guardian before or after school.
Book Fair Times:
Monday, Oct. 19th - 8:00-8:30 am and 3:30-4:00 pm
Tuesday, Oct. 20th - 3:30-4:00 pm
Wednesday, Oct. 21st -8:00-8:30 am and 3:30-4:00 pm
Thursday, Oct. 22nd - 8:00-8:30 am
Friday, Oct. 23rd -8:00-8:30 am and 3:30-4:00 pm
There are many You Tube videos that you can watch to see what live head lice and nits look like on a child's head. You can also learn how to check your child at home.
While this is not one of our favorite tasks as parents, it is much better to identify and treat the condition early as prolonged head lice can be very uncomfortable for your child, both physically and emotionally.
If you would like more information please call Mrs. Coulson, our amazing and helpful nurse.
Flu Clinic at Charlestown School
Tuesday November 10th
Fri. Oct. 9 - Progress Reports issued to all students in gr. 1-4
Mon. Oct. 12 - NO School - Columbus Day
Wed. Oct. 14 - Flu Vaccination Clinic at CHARIHO MIDDLE SCHOOL 4-6:30 PM
Thurs. Oct. 22 - Early Release Day - 1:55 pm dismissal
Fri. Oct. 23 - Picture Retakes
The Scholastic Book Fair will be the week of October 19th-23rd. Students will be able to purchase books during library class that week. See schedule above in this update.
To view the school calendar: