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Students from Mt. Hope High School’s YES! program soundly defeated a team of Bristol police officers in a series of basketball games at Kickemuit School recently. The program is part of an ongoing effort to build positive relationships in all social situations.

Bristol cops and kids take it to the court

Bristol cops and kids take it to the court

After weekly face-to-face discussions of domestic violence, fighting and anger management among some Mt. Hope High School students and Bristol Police officers, the two groups finally took their sides to court to prove who the “good guys” are. But this court was overseen by a referee rather than a judge, all in the name of

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School Committee agrees to bring back accelerated program to East Providence middle schools

EAST PROVIDENCE — Saying many of the city’s middle school age students are not being challenged to the proper extent, School Committee member Joel Monteiro urged the board during the body’s meeting Tuesday evening, Dec. 9, to begin the process of reimplementing an advanced academic program for grades six through eight. “We need to meet


After delay, NECAP Science scores on the way

Education officials have reportedly completed their review of a series of standardized assessments that yielded scores lower than Barrington school officials had anticipated. In September, Barrington officials received results from the recent round of NECAP Science assessments and grew concerned about the scores. Local administrators said the scores were lower than they had anticipated, and

Katherine O’Neill (left) and Grace Cloutier perform a piece inspired by Psalm 23 at St. Philomena School. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Harpists share music and meditation in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — St. Philomena School students Friday were treated to an “Advent Harp Meditation” program featuring the soothing sounds of Grace Cloutier and Katherine O’Neill. Ms. Cloutier is a world-renowned harpist who has performed for former President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, and headlined a program at Carnegie Hall in June. “Grace

Colt Andrews students Abby Bratsos (left) and Kimberly Rebelo work on their bowls for the "Bowls for Hunger" project to benefit the East Bay Food Pantry.

Colt Andrews’ bowls help fund food pantry

More than 400 students and teachers spent time this fall creating bowls that not only serve food, but provide it. The Colt Andrews School students and teachers have been fashioning “Bowls for Hunger” out of clay this fall during a school wide project to benefit the East Bay Food Pantry. Funded by a grant from

Andrea Vargas performs "Mary Did You Know" as part of the EPHS Music Department's Holiday Concert Thursday night, Dec. 4.

East Providence High School music students perform holiday concert

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School Music Department presented “I Will Rejoice,” an evening of spiritual and traditional Christmas songs Thursday night, Dec. 4, before a rapt and rather sizable audience in the Arthur Elmasian Auditorium. The night featured the EPHS girls’ chorus, the meistersingers, select soloists, the symphonic band, concert band and

John Carnevale (far right) poses with Tom Buffi and Amy Rudis in front of the new "Wildcat" paw logo painted on the wall of the gym at Edward R. Martin Middle School.

Carnevale casts his eye on improving East Providence High’s tech capabilities

EAST PROVIDENCE — Having shepherded through a pair of sports-related infrastructure projects at city schools over the last couple of years, John Carnevale is now focusing his entrepreneurial and philanthropic energies inside the classroom. Mr. Carnevale, through his D’amour’s Step foundation, is leading an effort to boost the technological capabilities at East Providence High School