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Survey: Students and parents overwhelmingly want dedicated honors courses

The vast majority of parents who responded to a survey about the honors program at Barrington High School said they wanted the district to offer dedicated honors courses. During a Barrington …
Barrington High school bringing back dedicated honors courses
Parents shared their thanks with school officials during a meeting Thursday night after learning that Barrington High School is … Read More
Guide dog training – learning as they go
1 Perky Nellissen and 8-month-old Ziti pose together at their Little Compton home. Nellissen and Ziti are both going through guide … Read More
Barrington School Committee to discuss BHS honors program tonight
Barrington school officials will offer an update on the honors program at Barrington High School during a meeting on Thursday night, … Read More
Barrington girls win division championship in track
The Barrington High School girls track team won the Eastern Division Championship held at Portsmouth High School on … Read More
Barrington boys cruise to division track championship
The Barrington High School boys track team won the Eastern Division Track Championship on Saturday afternoon.  The Eagles … Read More
Barrington volleyball team is young, smart and athletic
What a difference a year makes. At this time last year, the Barrington High School boys volleyball team had struggled to capture … Read More
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Barrington Police: Birdhouse, bike and bags of dirt reported stolen Officials at Sowams School called Barrington Police on Monday, May 2 at about 3:30 p.m. to report the larceny of a bicycle from a rack outside the school. School officials shared surveillance video …
Barrington Police investigating alleged assault at elementary school Barrington Police are investigating incidents with ties to local private and public schools. The incidents are unrelated.  On Monday, May 2, officials at a private school in Barrington called …
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John Braz John Braz, 66, of Pawtucket, RI, passed away, May 15, 2022, at Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI. He was the husband of Wanda C. (Banalewicz) Braz. Born in Fall River, MA, he was the son of th
Helen Waite Waite|Helen H. (Hastie) Waite, 94, of Tiverton, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at The Dawn Hill Home for Rehab and Healthcare. She was the wife of the late Arnold W. Waite with whom she shared
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