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Barrington police: Man lies to gain access to school

By   /  December 17, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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Officials at Hampden Meadows School in Barrington called police on Monday, Dec. 9, after an older man stopped by the school and asked to be buzzed into the building. A school employee asked the man why he wanted to enter the school and he said he had papers to drop off, but once she buzzed […]

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Hampden Meadows School students raised $6,800 for Pennies for Patients

By   /  June 19, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

Hampden Meadows School students collect their watermelons as they prepare to celebrate being the top fund-raising school in Rhode Island. Students at Hampden Meadows School raised $6,845.23 this year, and more than $18,000 since 2009.

The students at Hampden Meadows School raised more money for the Pennies for Patients campaign than any other elementary school in the state this year. The local boys and girls collected $6,845, which was nearly $800 more than the next school, Warwick’s Greenwood Elementary School. Hampden Meadows School students also ranked in the top 10 […]

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Frogs fill outdoor classroom lesson in Barrington

By   /  June 11, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

Hampden Meadows School fourth-grader Will Silveria conducts a test on the Kent Street Pond water during a recent outdoor lesson.

Carrie Clegg, the science curriculum coordinator for Barrington elementary schools, moved slowly along the bank of Kent Street Pond. She crouched down, pausing for a moment, and then swung a net swiftly at the ground. “I got one!” she yelled. Mrs. Clegg, who is also a teacher at Hampden Meadows School, lifted the net, revealing […]

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Barrington school hosting sporting goods sale

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

Students wave signs advertising the Hampden Meadows School used sporting goods sale, which will be held on Saturday, March 16.

Hampden Meadows School will hold its used sporting goods sale on Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school. “This used equipment sale is a great opportunity … for families to pick up some gently used items at great prices. Best of all, Hampden Meadows School benefits by receiving the proceeds […]

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Hampden Meadows School tardiness issue resolved through e-mail

By   /  February 1, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  1 Comment

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A one-paragraph e-mail worked wonders at Hampden Meadows School this week, as the short reminder from Principal Tracey McGee to parents asking them to drop off their children on time for class yielded an impressive response. Ms. McGee sent the e-mail on Wednesday, Jan. 23, notifying parents of an alarming tardiness issue she noticed. In the […]

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Barrington fourth-graders share holiday spirit, gifts with homeless

By   /  December 20, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

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Students and families from a pair of Hampden Meadows School classrooms banned together recently to help some struggling families have a memorable holiday season. It’s not the first time, either. For the last 13 years, Hampden Meadows teacher Sandra Ginalski has led an annual charitable drive to collect gifts for residents of the Interim House […]

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Hampden Meadows School’s science scores improve

By   /  September 20, 2012  /  Schools  /  No Comments

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Hampden Meadows School was one of four elementary schools in the state that made statistically significant improvements with its NECAP science test scores this year. According to information from the Rhode Island Department of Education, Hampden Meadows students tested at 64.7 percent proficiency on the NECAP science tests in 2011, but improved to 77.8 percent […]

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