Tag Archives: Hugh Cole School

State Education Commissioner Deborah Gist presents a Golden Apple Award to Hugh Cole kindergarten teacher Trisha Minnella.

Two Bristol-Warren teachers win Golden Apples

Two Bristol-Warren teachers win Golden Apples

Rhode Island Education Commissioner Debora Gist, along with a following of media and school administrators, swooped in on two teachers from the Bristol Warren Regional School District on Monday, April 27, interrupting their lessons to laud them for their service and present them with Golden Apples. Just after 10 a.m., Commissioner Gist and WJAR-TV news

Aiden McNally installs a line loss guard in an electrical panel at Hugh Cole School. The device prevents loss of electricity to the grid, diverting it back into the building.

Devices keep Hugh Cole fully powered, efficient

A new device attached to electrical panels at Hugh Cole School could spell power savings for the school district and extend the life of electronics in the school. University IV Power, a Boston company, was at Hugh Cole Monday installing line loss guards on electrical panels throughout the school and adjoining offices. The devices prevent

Child Opportunity Zone staffers Vanessa Ferreira (left) and Ginny DePasquale in the garden they helped cultivate at the Hugh Cole Elementary School in Warren.

Bountiful harvest

Warren elementary school garden teaches lessons from soil science and biology to altruism, empathy, and the culinary arts. Hugh Cole elementary school is not the first local school to have a garden — though it may be among the few to have one thrive over a long summer vacation, thanks to the dedication of Child


Hugh Cole Spring Fair is Saturday

Spring is here, and that means one thing: The Hugh Cole School is holding its community spring fair this Saturday, March 22. The fair runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and it’s free to get in (go to the gym and cafeteria). There, there will be games, raffles, food and vendors, and more. Dancers

Haleigh Hunt (left), her friend Gianna McDonough and Warren Fire Chief Al Galinelli share a laugh Monday afternoon at the Hugh Cole School.

Warren fifth grader saves a life

Where others might have panicked, Haleigh Hunt kept her cool. And for that, a friend may have her life to thank for it. Last Friday, Haleigh and her friend Gianna McDonough, both fifth graders at the Hugh Cole School, were eating lunch together when Gianna started to choke on a small piece of pineapple. “I


Hugh Cole student raises money for playground

  Volunteers raising money for a new playground at the Hugh Cole School got some help this week from a tiny source: Eight-year-old Brielle Reese DeCastro, 8, a third grader at the school and the daughter of Cheryl and Tony DeCastro. Brielle spent the winter shoveling snow out of her grandparents’ driveway, doing odd jobs

Hugh Cole School Fair is Saturday, March 23

The Hugh Cole School holds its Community Spring Fair next Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities will be in the gym and cafeteria, and admission is free (bring non-perishable foods if you can). The annual fair is a day of games, raffles, food and vendors. Paws, the Pawtucket Red Sox mascot,

Help us reach our goal, a better Hugh Cole playground

To the editor: The nearly 700 preschool through Grade 5 children of Hugh Cole School are in need of diverse and safe areas for sport and play.  Over the last three years a dedicated group of parents, teachers, administrators and children have been working hard to raise the money required to rehabilitate the playground areas

Hundreds of students have benefited from programs like the Community String Project through grants from The Bristol Warren Education Foundation.

Bristol Warren Education Foundation awards $43,000 in grants

BRISTOL/WARREN — The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) has awarded $43,000 in grants to support programs in the Bristol Warren Regional School District (BWRSD) for the 2012-2013 school year. Teachers and staff from all six district schools — Mt. Hope High School, Kickemuit Middle School, Hugh Cole, Guiteras, Colt-Andrews, and Rockwell elementary schools — applied