North Providence School District npsd.k12.ri.us

1828 Mineral Spring  Avenue
North Providence, RI 02904
401.233.1150 Fax: 401.233.1166

Post date: Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:06am

Wear your NE Patriots Team Gear tomorrow, January 30, 2015 to support a SuperBowl Victory for the home team.  Go Pats!!!

 

Post date: Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:01pm

It is with GREAT pleasure that we announce to you that NPHS teacher Brendon Vallee was awarded Rhode Island Division III Girls Soccer Head Coach of the Year for 2014. Brendon led our Lady Cougars to an undefeated regular season and a trip to the state championship game.

Post date: Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:32pm

Please see attached registration forms and AP Exam schedule (click on the details link for all documents)

All forms have been disseminated to AP students interested in taking the exam.  

Any questions contact the AP Coordinator, Mrs. Kathleen Lisi 401-233-1150 ext. 3154 or email kathleen.lisi@npsd.k12.ri.us

Post date: Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:56am

NPHS honored at State House ceremony as 1 of 30 "Commended" RI schools. Go Cougars!

Dear Students, Parents/Guardians: 

The Mission of North Providence High School is to educate all students in a safe, nurturing, and challenging environment which empowers them to become well-rounded individuals who are life-long learners and productive members of society. Further, the North Providence High School community has identified core values & beliefs which guide every aspect of our educational program. These core values & beliefs are reflected in 21st century learning expectations in the areas of knowledge, communication, problem-solving, and responsibility. These research based academic, civic, and social expectations specify what all students should know and be able to do upon graduation.
Our educational program is designed to engage students in active, collaborative learning that emphasizes the development of critical thinking skills to be applied to real-world concepts. Further, we believe that an educational program which is academically challenging and student-centered will provide our young adults with a strong foundation for future success in higher education and the global marketplace.

In developing a personalized program for each student, we are committed to maintaining clear and rigorous, and standards which encompass all the necessary skills that students must demonstrate in order to succeed as responsible citizens of the 21st century. These standards define what we expect of our students and assist us in identifying strategies to support effective curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices in every classroom. 
As students select a program of study, it would be wise to discuss plans with teachers, counselors, and family members so that careful consideration can be made in developing a personalized plan which addresses all of the student’s educational needs. Lastly, we value community feedback about all aspects of our school, and we encourage you to inform us about our efforts to meet the needs of every student.

Our sincerest best wishes for a most positive and productive experience at North Providence High School. 

Respectfully,
Joseph B. Goho
Principal 

Mission Statement

The Mission of North Providence High School is to educate all students in a safe, nurturing, and challenging environment which empowers them to become well-rounded individuals who are lifelong learners and productive members of society.

Vision Statement

North Providence High School is a student centered community that fosters academic and social development for all students. We set high standards and expectations and provide the necessary means for students to achieve success. Our students are responsible decision makers who are ready to be productive, life-long learners in a global society.

21st Century Graduation Expectations

For a Complete Discussion on NPHS Academics, follow the link in the forms tab to see the Course of Study Handbook

All graduates of North Providence High School must possess a common core of knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to become responsible citizens, productive workers, and life-long learners. The North Providence High School community has identified and adopted four core 21st Century expectations for student learning (Graduation Expectations) which support the accomplishment of school’s mission, reflect our core values & beliefs, and are aligned with the standards and performance indicators identified in district and school curriculum documents. These interdisciplinary expectations encompass academic, civic, and social outcomes and identify what a North Providence High School student should know and be able to do upon graduation. Individual and school-wide accomplishment of these learning expectations are assessed primarily through our nationally recognized senior project, graduation portfolio, and department common tasks.The North Providence High School graduate will be able to:

1.0 achieve proficiency in all content areas of a standards-based curriculum by: 
1.1 acquiring and applying knowledge and skills within and across the curriculm
1.2 analyzing and evaluating information
1.3 applying technology as a learning tool across all disciplines

2.0 solve problems and make decisions effectively by: 
2.1 working cooperatively and/or independently 
2.2 applying problem-solving strategies 
2.3 utilizing resources and time effectively
2.4 accessing, compiling, interpreting, and presenting data and imformation

3.0 display a strong sense of self-discipline which enables him/her to act responsibly by:
3.1 making informed life and career decisions (SOCIAL) 
3.2 recognizing and respecting the diversity and individuality of others (CIVIC) 
3.3 understanding and accepting the benefits and consequences for his/her behavior (SOCIAL) 
3.4 participating in community service, leadership roles, and/or school activities (CIVIC)

4.0 communicate effectively by:
4.1 reading widely and critically
4.2 writing clearly, concisely, and persuasively 
4.3 speaking, listening, and interpreting effectively
4.4 mastering technology as a means of communication