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Unsung Heroes: North Smithfield educators’ innovative program recognized with $2,000 boost

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A group of educators at North Smithfield Elementary School has received a $2,000 grant for an innovative program created with the hope of helping the students who need it get a proper start to their...

Winning wrestling coach, head of English Department named athletic director in Ponaganset

GLOCESTER – A high school teacher who the school department notes is also, "one of the winningest coaches in New England wrestling," has been named the new director of the Ponaganset Athletic Department. Wrestling...

After more than a decade of dormancy, SELAC reinvigorated by N.S. parents

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield School District's Special Education Local Advisory Committee has a new board, with a dedicated group of parents now bringing fresh energy and focus to the mission of advocating...

A Call to Action: Powerful forum in Burrillville reminds athletes that their choices matter

BURRILLVILLE – At any time, anyone can make the wrong decision that will change lives forever, said John Abbate, Burrillville High School athletic director.   Abate spoke at a BHS forum titled, “A Conversation about...

N.S. native Rodrigues named new athletic director for North Smithfield School District

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A town native with a background as both an athletic trainer and physical education instructor has been named athletic director for the North Smithfield Public School District. Amanda Rodrigues – soon...

RIIL grants rule change: N.S. girls join Burrillville/ Ponaganset/Bayview hockey co-op

NORTH SMITHFIELD/BURRILLVILLE/GLOCESTER – Last year, a parent of one North Smithfield hockey player started a petition, which garnered more than 2,000 signatures, asking the Rhode Island Interscholastic League to change the rules limiting co-op...

Burrillville awarded $287K Learn365RI grant

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Education recently announced the recipients of nearly $3.8 million in Advancing Learning Beyond the 180-Day School Year grant program funding, and Burrillville was...