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Carnevale spurs another gymnasium renovation project in East Providence schools

Carnevale spurs another gymnasium renovation project in East Providence schools

EAST PROVIDENCE — After unifying the community around the idea of renovating the then-dilapidated East Providence High School gymnasium last year, city native and young philanthropist John Carnevale is once again hoping residents will coalesce around another athletic facilities improvement push. Mr. Carnevale, an engineer by trade who doubles as a skilled activist through his

Makayla Holahan and RMS teacher Mike Solitro stand next to the fitness room mural she painted.

Enterprising Riverside Middle School student Holahan displays some artistic flare

EAST PROVIDENCE — A Riverside Middle School student is working on her second inspirational mural for the school after finishing her first earlier this term in November. Makayla Holahan, an eighth grader and honors student at RMS, was asked to create her latest mural by robotics teacher John Marsula. Mr. Marsula had seen a previous

East Providence Policemen from left, Richard Cordeiro, Sgt. Floyd Gardner and Kevin Grant enter Riverside Middle School with plastic weapons during an                          "Active Threat" drill on Friday.

East Providence Police perform ‘Active Threat’ exercise at Riverside Middle School

EAST PROVIDENCE — It’s an unfortunate reality for students, administrators and law enforcement, but it has become a necessary evil in the wake of the innumerable acts of violence that have occurred in schools across the country in recent years. Friday, May 22, pupils and staff at Riverside Middle School participated in what was called

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The Riverside and Martin Middle School softball teams gather prior to one of their meetings this spring.

East Providence middle school athletes receive a ‘boost’ from local groups

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though now firmly back in the school department budget, sports programs at the city’s middle schools are still receiving some much needed support from booster groups, including Project 106. This spring, both the softball and baseball teams at Martin and Riverside Middle Schools have donned new game uniforms purchased with funds donated

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Riverside Middle School Chorus presents ‘Beauty and the Beast’

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Middle School Chorus presented “Beauty and the Beast” as its annual spring performance, May 8-10, in the John Hurley Auditorium. The performance was directed by  Rhode Island College’s Ranee Csigay, music direction by RMS chorus teacher John Baldaia and choreography by Tina Vittorioso of Center Stage Dance Academy in Seekonk.

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Column: East Providence Middle school redistricting is the first step in the process

EAST PROVIDENCE — The following is a commentary written by East Providence School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro for the May 1 edition of The Post: When I decided to run for a seat on the East Providence School Committee, I did so knowing full well that it would require tough decisions. These tough decisions must

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Riverside Middle School teachers reject administrators’ split academic team proposal

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though fully supporting the notion of ridding the system of split academic teams, teachers at Riverside Middle School nonetheless have significant concerns with the proposal presented by administrators to the School Committee Tuesday, April 8, in an attempt to rectify the situation. Speaking on behalf of his membership, RMS Social Studies teacher

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East Providence School Committee tables talk on split middle school academic teams

EAST PROVIDENCE — The sticky situation of attempting to eliminate split academic teams at the middle school level in the city was addressed to a point Tuesday night, April 8, during the most recent East Providence School Committee meeting held in the City Hall Chamber. Superintendent Kim Mercer and Assistant Superintendent Julie Motta presented the

Photos by Rich Dionne
Hasbro toy designer Lily Damota holds up figures that she worked on during a presentation to Riverside Middle School students.

Riverside Middle School hosts annual Career Day

EAST PROVIDENCE — Students enthusiastically participated in the annual Career Day Friday, March 14, at Riverside Middle School, when some 50 professionals offered a presentation on their chosen vocations. The speakers ran the gamut of occupations and also included members from the school department’s central administration and political figures from within the district and city.

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Two teams from East Providence win awards at LEGO contest

BRISTOL — Teams representing two city schools were among those locals to earn awards at the FIRST LEGO League State Championships at Roger William’s University Saturday, Jan. 11. The “CyborGators,” from The Gordon School, won the Project Award for innovative solution. The Gators included Jack Stone, Katie Ginn, Maia Wolf-Livingston, Will Short, Alex Sienkiewicz and

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