Announcements

Post date: 02/28/2019 - 10:15am

COMMUNITY FORUM 

Date: March 7, 2019 

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 

Location: North Providence High School Auditorium  

For:   All Elementary School Families

 

Post date: 06/04/2018 - 7:04pm

For North Providence High School please see our Summer  2018 Math Packets through our links below.  Please submit work upon beginning the new school year in late August.  We look forward to seeing you and reviewing your great Math work soon!  If you have any questions please e-mail our NPHS Math Department Chair Mrs. Maria Branco maria.branco@npsd.k12.ri.us  

Post date: 06/03/2018 - 2:06pm

We are very excited to announce our first annual Summer Reading Initiative for all of our students in Grades K -12.  All students will be asked to participate in our Reading Initiative with great text selections, choices of related activities, and awesome incentives upon their return to school in late August/early September!  

Special thanks to all of our District Summer Reading Committees for coordinating such wonderful activities to support literacy!  Thank you to all of our families for your support of your children's continued reading success during the summer.  It will make a huge difference in their success in the new school year.

In addition, students will have access to Math and Reading IXL practice through www.ixl.com  Students will receive their log on and password information from their teachers.  Students will also be receiving Math packets at the elementary level and as needed at the middle school levels.  They may return their completed Math packets upon their return to school in late August, early September for our new Kindergarten students.  

Please contact your child's school principal if you have any questions regarding this information. Enjoy the summer with your families!!  We look forward to seeing all of you for the new 2018 - 2019 school year!

Post date: 02/27/2018 - 10:53am

SCHOOL EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

Being prepared for emergencies is not only a state requirement, it is also taken very seriously by everyone in the North Providence School Department.

The Rhode Island Department of Education requires every school and district to have emergency response plans. These plans are reviewed and revised annually and after each emergency.  Emergency plans address fires, bomb threats, suicide intervention, tornadic/severe weather, intruder-on-campus/lockdown, student endangerment, child abuse, accident/serious illness, student runaway/abduction and atmospheric chemical release.

How does NPSD respond in the event of an emergency?

1. Dismissal Plan: Students return to their homes as quickly and safely as possible. Each school maintains information for emergency contacts for each child.  It is very important that parents and legal guardians advise the school office staff every time emergency contact information changes.

 

2. Shelter-in-Place Plan: Keeps students in their buildings when it is safer to stay inside than to go outside. Typically, inside sheltering is considered a short-term solution. Specific areas of each building are identified as safety zones. 

Part of the shelter plan may be a partial or complete lock down of the school. In this instance, all students remain in their current classroom until otherwise notified. Students in school buildings who are not in classrooms will be escorted by staff to a supervised area and remain there until otherwise notified. No one will be allowed to enter or leave the school for any reason.

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