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Schools

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Rhode Island Earns C-minus on 'Best, Worst School Systems' List

Rhode Island Earns C-minus on 'Best, Worst School Systems' List

Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont were in the top 10 of WalletHub’s "Best and Worst School Systems" list. Rhode Island was No. 31.
Coventry Resident Receives Fulbright Scholarship

Coventry Resident Receives Fulbright Scholarship

“Katherine Vachawski represents the best of an Assumption College education and embodies the finest qualities of a Fulbright Scholar,” said Assumption College President Francesco C. Cesa
Coventry School Sports Programs at Risk After Voters Reject $1.3M Funding Item

Coventry School Sports Programs at Risk After Voters Reject $1.3M Funding Item

Citizens defeated the funding request by a slim margin during a referendum Tuesday.
RI Public School System Ranked Worst in New England

RI Public School System Ranked Worst in New England

New Hampshire ranked No. 1 in the country, according to a new report.
Coventry High Excluded From Top 5 State Rankings

Coventry High Excluded From Top 5 State Rankings

US News & World Report this week released its annual report of the nation's top high schools.
Coventry School Committee Member Gets Distinguished Service Award

Coventry School Committee Member Gets Distinguished Service Award

Katherine Patenaude, chairwoman of the Coventry School Committee, was recognized by the National School Boards Association recently.
Local School Brings Broadway to Coventry with Annie Jr.

Local School Brings Broadway to Coventry with Annie Jr.

Tickets are on sale for three performances at the Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School of Coventry.
Snow Prompts Early Dismissal for Coventry Students

Snow Prompts Early Dismissal for Coventry Students

Afternoon activities cancelled.
Despite Improved State Testing Scores, 1,800+ RI Seniors at Risk of Not Graduating

Despite Improved State Testing Scores, 1,800+ RI Seniors at Risk of Not Graduating

The latest state assessments show improvement in test results and graduation rates, though many seniors are in danger of not meeting graduation requirements.
Virtual Classes to Offset Snow Days?

Virtual Classes to Offset Snow Days?

One Massachusetts high school gave it a try.
Coventry School Committee Agenda, Jan. 28, 2014: Technology Plan Discussion, Calendar Revision and More

Coventry School Committee Agenda, Jan. 28, 2014: Technology Plan Discussion, Calendar Revision and More

Take a look at the agenda items to be discussed at the Jan. 28 meeting of the Coventry School Committee, beginning at 7 p.m. at the School Department Offices on Flat River Road.
Snow Day: Coventry Public Schools Closed Wednesday

Snow Day: Coventry Public Schools Closed Wednesday

The Coventry School Department has canceled classes for Wednesday in advance of increasing snowfall and wintery conditions.
CHS Students Advised to Follow Winter Ball Guidelines

CHS Students Advised to Follow Winter Ball Guidelines

Coventry High School administration ask students to abide by the following rules and guidelines to ensure a safe and fun evening for everyone.
Air Force to Deactivate JROTC Unit at Coventry High School in June

Air Force to Deactivate JROTC Unit at Coventry High School in June

The United States Air Force has decided to deactivate the high school's JROTC unit after 41 years of service, citing insufficient enrollment numbers as the reasoning.
CHS Teacher Earns Golden Apple Award

CHS Teacher Earns Golden Apple Award

NBC 10 and RIDE presented the award to Coventry High School social studies teacher Brad Pingley on Thursday.
Hopkins Hill Students Meet Sam and His 'Nose for Explosives'

Hopkins Hill Students Meet Sam and His 'Nose for Explosives'

After reading a book about working dogs during Library classes, students were able to see one in action.
Coventry School Committee Agenda, Jan. 14, 2014: Graduation Requirement Waiver Policy, Wireless Classroom Vote and More

Coventry School Committee Agenda, Jan. 14, 2014: Graduation Requirement Waiver Policy, Wireless Classroom Vote and More

Take a look at the agenda items to be discussed at the Jan. 14 meeting of the Coventry School Committee, beginning at 7 p.m. at Blackrock Elementary School.
ASFMS Honor Roll: Trimester 1, Grade 8

ASFMS Honor Roll: Trimester 1, Grade 8

The following eighth grade students have earned a place on the Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School Honor Roll for the first trimester of the 2013-2014 school year.