Friday Flash Forward

Focusing on the Future - March 21st to March 25th

SMILE Weekend at URI

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Monday, March 21st

  • A Day
  • 1:51 - Faculty Meeting - Individual - Room 124
  • Hamlet - Open Forum
  • Villa Nova - RtI Process on Skyward presentation
  • LAST DAY to register for the Shingles Vaccine Clinic at
  • 6:30 pm - PTO meeting - Hamlet cafeteria
Tuesday, March 22nd
  • B Day
  • Villa Nova - Grade Level Assemblies - Cafeteria
  • 8:00-8:40 Grade 6
  • 8:50-9:30 Grade 7
  • 9:40-10:20 Grade 8
  • 1:51 pm - SAM

Wednesday, March 23rd

  • A Day
  • 1:51 pm - TDT
  • 5 pm - 7 pm - Spring Fling Dance - Villa Nova Cafeteria
  • 7 pm - School Committee Meeting - Hamlet Cafeteria
Thursday, March 24th
  • B Day
  • 2 pm - 4:30 pm - Shingles Vaccine Clinic - Hamlet Cafeteria
  • Must pre-register by 3/21 at
Friday, March 25th
  • Good Friday - NO SCHOOL




Facilities News

Peter Fontaine has asked the City of Woonsocket to begin to sweep the school yards as soon as possible. Usually this takes place around the April school vacation but due to the nice weather we hope to get this done earlier.

Guidance News

It is important that guidance has accurate rosters for Q3 and Q4. If students are on your roster for content reading but is not in the class due to any intervention, like E-Learning, please email Katie so we will have accurate report cards.

Nurse News

Linda Pare will be scheduling a CPR class. If you would like to be certified, it will be about $20 and usually in the afternoon. Please email her so she can put your name on the list.

Improving Social and Academic Growth in our Schools - PD Offering

The PD offering Improving Social and Academic Growth in our Schools has been approved beginning with a breakfast this Friday from 6:25 - 7:25 a.m. in room 124 @ Villa Nova.

You may either get PD hours OR get paid.

If you are interested in attending but cannot due to other commitments and would like to be kept in the loop of what we have discussed each session, please enter your name, email, and school in the google doc and we will send out a re-cap of what we discussed after each session.

For Breakfast on Fridays from: 6:25 a.m. - 7:25 a.m. in room 124 on the following dates: March 18th - Villa Nova, April 29th –Hamlet, May 27th – Villa Nova, June 10th- Hamlet

Come get PD hours or get paid to participate in a weekly study group regarding: Increasing Social and Academic Growth. Afternoon sessions will be held at 2:30 in room 124 Hamlet, on the following dates: March 30th, April 6th, April 13th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, and June 1st

If you have any further questions, please contact Rachel Jenness or Holly Remeika.

Quiz Hub - The Quiz Hub is an online interactive learning center. It features matching quiz games focused on vocabulary, math, spelling, geography, history, and science facts. The following account will give you full access to the Quiz Hub through March 25, 2016.

account: woonsocket
password: 4545

PARCC Tutorials

You can not use Google Chrome to do the tutorial. Explorer or Firefox works best. All students should go through this tutorial.

TestNav 8 Tutorial

This tutorial should be used to familiarize students with how to navigate the TestNav 8 computer-based environment (advancing, going back, tool bar, embedded supports and accommodations).

Information from RIDE

RIDE to visit schools during PARCC testing

As we have done for several years now during testing, we will be visiting schools across the state in an effort to continue to improve the our assessment program for test coordinators, test administrators, and students. As this is our second year administering the PARCC assessment, our primary focus this year will again be on supporting schools and ensuring that they have the information they need to successfully administer the PARCC assessments this spring. To that end, we will be scheduling a conference call with selected schools prior to our visit. The purpose of the conference call will be to have a conversation with the principal and his or her "PARCC team" and to allow school and district staff to ask questions and gain clarity on pressing issues prior to testing. We are currently finalizing a list of questions that we will be sending out to the field as a reference. These questions will also serve as a starting point for discussion during the conference calls with selected schools. We will be contacting selected schools soon.

United Way of Rhode Island After-school Leadership Circle hosting educator summit on expanded learning opportunities

The United Way of Rhode Island After-school Leadership Circle would like to invite you to a summit on creating opportunities for personalized learning through expanded learning opportunities for credit. The summit will take place on Friday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Providence Public Library. Catch up on the state of ELOs for credit in Rhode Island and take advantage of this opportunity to build partnerships that support student success with educators, community organizations, and industry mentors. The summit includes remarks from Commissioner Wagner; panel presentations on the successes and challenges of coordinating ELOs, including a question-and-answer session; and interactive, small-group sessions to facilitate planning and embed ELOs for credit.

Registration is free but space is limited. Please follow this link to register:

Rita Pierson: My Mamma Said

It is important that you revisit this memo throughout the week. It is a living document and can be updated as needed.

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