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Portsmouth High School students pose with some of their winning science fair projects. They are (from left) Christine Kelly, Jonathan Myers, Adam Parsons, Parker Colantuono, Megan Sieben, Matthew Kearns, Colt Nichols and Grace Dooley. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Portsmouth students do it all for science

Portsmouth students do it all for science

PORTSMOUTH — For his science fair project, Portsmouth High School sophomore Matthew Kearns tackled the age-old question with which we’ve all been confronted: If you drop a piece of cheese on the floor, how long can it stay there before you can pick it up and pop it into your mouth? “I tested the ‘five-second’ rule


Test scores prove ‘Townie Pride’ is still alive in East Providence schools

To the editor, With last Thursday’s (Sept. 20) release of the 2012 NECAP Science scores that showed that the East Providence High School Class of 2013 scored 5 points above the state average while outperforming such schools as Smithfield, Classical, Cranston West and East, Coventry, North Kingston and Tiverton amongst others, I felt myself overcome