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Barrington Middle school girls end season at 17-1

By   /  February 3, 2014  /  Sports  /  1 Comment

The 2013-14 Barrington Middle School girls' basketball team enjoys a candid moment after a recent game. The team completed its regular season with a 17-1 record, the best in Rhode Island Middle School history.

The Barrington Middle School girls’ basketball team had a victorious ending to its 18 game regular season schedule, beating St. Mary Academy-Bay View on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 51-20. The middle school team finished 17-1 for the season, a record number of wins in a single season for a Rhode Island middle school team, said head […]

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Barrington student’s online post leads to police investigation

By   /  December 4, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

A Barrington Middle School student's online post drew the attention of the police department last week.

A Barrington Middle School student learned a difficult lesson last week, after he posted some comments online that other people in town considered to be a potential threat. The boy — his name was not released by officials — allegedly posted a message on Instagram early last week that mentioned a middle school field trip […]

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Barrington school’s shop program escapes chopping block, thrives

By   /  November 12, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

Student Jaya Gottliev (left) listens to Cheryl DelSanto during a recent wood shop class at Barrington Middle School.

The smell of saw-dust fills the hallway leading to the wood shop at Barrington Middle School. Inside the shop, some students use drafting tools and math concepts to design their soon-to-be wood creations; others use coping saws to carefully turn wooden blocks into sleek cars they will race using CO2 cartridges; more students discuss project […]

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Barrington school play canceled over KKK costumes

By   /  October 31, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  14 Comments

A Barrington Middle School student's online post drew the attention of the police department last week.

A Barrington Middle School play was canceled before the curtain ever rose. According to school officials, students in the seventh grade Aqua Cluster were planning to perform a play called “A Place to Call Home” on Monday night at the school. But on Thursday afternoon, Aqua Cluster teacher Mary Roberts, who was directing the play, […]

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Barrington student helping those less fortunate

By   /  July 12, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

Barrington's Priyanka Bonifaz started the Nickels for Nets campaign — a fund-raiser to purchase protective bed netting for handicapped children in Haiti.

Priyanka Bonifaz knows firsthand what poverty looks like. As a child growing up in India, she witnessed those around her struggling to survive and vowed to help the less fortunate later in her life. Fast forward to earlier this year when the eighth grade student at Barrington Middle School decided to do something meaningful, and […]

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Barrington student, jogger file separate claims against town

By   /  July 11, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Schools  /  1 Comment

A Barrington Middle School student's online post drew the attention of the police department last week.

The Barrington Town Council denied two claims filed against the town and forwarded one to the school department and the other to the town’s insurer, the Rhode Island Interlocal Trust. On June 4, an attorney representing a Barrington Middle School student sent a claim to the council. The firm of Audette, Bazar, Cordeiro and Grasso, […]

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Barrington police respond to off-hour incidents at schools

By   /  June 26, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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Two schools, two days, two police incidents. On Thursday, June 20, an official at Barrington High School called police after noticing a boy enter the school empty-handed after school-hours and leave a few minutes later carrying a volleyball. The school official recognized the boy and contacted him; the boy first denied taking the ball, then […]

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Barrington Middle School robots roll through Lego challenge

By   /  December 4, 2012  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

Members of Barrington Middle School's Paragon team watch over their robot on Saturday morning.

When 64 teams meet at Roger Williams University on Jan. 12 to compete in the 2013 First Lego League robotics state championships, Barrington Middle School will be well represented. On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Purple Dragon Eagles, one of two BMS teams to compete, not only advanced into the finals, but achieved the highest point […]

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Two options remain for Barrington Middle School

By   /  October 5, 2012  /  Schools  /  No Comments

A Barrington Middle School student's online post drew the attention of the police department last week.

The Barrington School Committee unanimously approved a pair of options for the future of Barrington Middle School Thursday night. The options include construction of a new middle school with an estimated cost of $36.175 million or a gut/renovation of the existing middle school with the construction of an addition at an estimated cost of $39.4 […]

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Barrington Community Theater begins fall session Sept. 10

By   /  September 4, 2012  /  Arts & Entertainment, Things to Do  /  No Comments

Performers are being sought for Barrington Community Theater's upcoming fall session.

  The Barrington Community Theater fall session will begin at Barrington Middle School on Sept. 10. The session will include seven plays for students ages 8 to 18. Rehearsals will be on Mondays and Wednesdays at the middle school from 6 to 8 p.m. Two shows will rehearse simultaneously and each show will rehearse for […]

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