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Kate Brody was named chairwoman of the Barrington School Committee during a meeting on Thursday, Dec. 5.

Barrington School Committee names new chairwoman

Barrington School Committee names new chairwoman

Bob Shea stepped down as the chairman for the Barrington School Committee at its organizational meeting on Thursday, Dec. 5, and Kate Brody stepped in as the board’s new leader. Ms. Brody had previously served as vice chairwoman. Ms. Brody happily accepted the new position, stating “I am honored to serve in this role.” Fellow

Barrington School Committee member Patrick Guida will receive a national award in October.

Key Barrington School Committee meeting is tonight at 7:30

The Barrington School Committee will hold a meeting tonight, May 9, to discuss the creation of a full-day kindergarten program and the proposed school budget. The meeting will be held in the school committee room at 7:30 p.m. Full-day kindergarten has been a hot topic in town. School officials initially put a $141,000 placeholder in

Barrington School Committee member Paula Dominguez, shown during a candidate forum last year, voted against approving the new teachers' contract on Tuesday night.

Barrington’s Dominguez disappointed with school district report

Most of the news shared by school officials during district report night was good — Barrington’s standardized test scores for the SATs, AP exams and NECAPs were well above state averages and ranked at or near the top among public high schools in Rhode Island. But that was not good enough for school committee member

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Barrington Appropriations Committee looks at all-day K, student enrollment

The Barrington Appropriations Committee had a few questions for the Barrington School Committee Thursday night though the discussion focused more on long-term issues than the proposed $46.128 million school district budget. Appropriations member Joel Hellmann wanted to know if district leaders plan to lower personnel numbers as student enrollment figures drop. Mr. Hellmann said the

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Barrington School Committee seeks community participation in subcommittees

Implementation of Barrington Public Schools’ recently adopted 2012-2017 strategic plan is underway and local officials are once again looking for community participation in the process. A press release issued this week states that Barrington School is extending an invitation to the Barrington community for participation in new subcommittees that will facilitate implementation of strategic plan.

Director of Administration and Finance Ron Tarro (right) and Superintendent Michael Messore will meet with the appropriations committee next week.

Barrington School Committee approves $46.1 million budget

The Barrington Public Schools’ proposed fiscal year 2014 operating budget is heading to the appropriations committee. The school committee unanimously approved the $46.1 million spending plan Thursday night, one week after the public received its first look at the proposal. Director of Administration and Finance Ron Tarro provided a quick recap of the document at

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Barrington schools seek $1.05 million budget increase

The public received its first glance at the school district’s proposed fiscal year 2014 operating budget Thursday night, a $46.1 million spending plan that includes a $1.058 million net impact to taxpayers. Director of Administration and Finance Ron Tarro said the budget includes an overall spending increase of about $1.415 million, or 3.17 percent. While

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Barrington School Committee to review facility use policy

The Barrington School Committee will take another look at a use of school facilities policy approved last year. School committee member Paula Dominguez broached the topic at a meeting Thursday night. The policy spells out a fee structure for the use of various school facilities by different groups. Previously, the policy classified users into three