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Edgewood Highland School
160 Pawtuxet Avenue Cranston, RI 02905-4044 Main Office Telephone:
Main Office Fax:
Principal: Marlene R. Gamba
Office Secretary: Gail Broadbent
If you wish to have color copy of our Feinstein Newsletter you can print a copy the link is on our Feinstein Newsletter page
Please read the February/March Newsletter on this page
Winter Family Night-Thursday February 16-6:00-7:30
Themed baskets: Gr. K Movie Night Gr. 1 Games Gr. 2 Chocolate Gr. 3 Arts & Crafts
Gr. 4 Breakfast Gr. 5 Spring Garden
Edgewood Highland-Feinstein Leadership School Update
at Edgewood Highland participate in the Feinstein Junior Scholar
Program. Feinstein Junior Scholars make the world a better place. They are ambassadors of good will and do good deeds whenever possible throughout the year
They participate in the fight against hunger in Rhode Island by organizing canned food drives to benefit local community agencies. They contribute good
deed examples for school wide publication twice a year
There are many benefits to being a Feinstein Junior Scholar. Some of those benefits include: positively impacting the lives of others (intrinsic reward)
receiving Junior Scholar Cards which include free admission to amazing places,
ncluding Mystic Aquarium, (extrinsic reward) , a free t-shirt and college schol
ties. In the spring our students will be going to Mystic Aquarium
The bus to be paid for by the Feinstein Foundation and their Feinstein Junior scholar Cards afforded them free admission.
Edgewood Highland holds food drives have helped loca
ies and agencies, such as
Cranston Family Center and Cranston Community Action Program
As a result of being a Feinstein Leade
e received matching donations to benefit
he school for each food item collected up to $1000, $1000 donatio
or our January Newsletter, a yearbook grant and community partnerships
. Our generous staff and families provides necessities for needy families.
We also hold spirit weeks and the students have donated to the American Cancer Society and Leukemia Foundation. We emphasize good deeds and kindness with our bulldog paw program. The theme for school year 2016-2017 “Always be humble and kind!” We currently are sharing our kind deeds on our “kindness garland” that is strung in the lobby.
We have used the donated funds to purchase items which will benefit the entire learning community
So far, we have purchased 25 Chrome Book computers, two 70 inch large screen TV’s for classroom lessons and mini laptops to be. We also updated our computer lab with new computers and chairs. We are very grateful to Mr. Feinstein and his organization for their continued support of Edgewood Highland. Mr. Feinstein is certainly humble and kind!!!
Encourage your Feinstein Junior Scholar
difference in the community.
PLEASE FOLLOW EDGEWOOD ON TWITTER -Marlene
and earn our school a school dance with a DJ
Dear Edgewood families,
We have many exciting events and happenings during the winter months. Our PBIS team of teachers highlights the students with perfect attendance. Each month students with perfect attendance get to select props and photos are posted on our TV screen in the main lobby.
Currently, we are asking families to help prepare for our Winter Family Night on February 16th. Each grade will provide themed baskets for our raffle on the night of this event. The themed baskets for each grade are:
Kindergarten – Movie Night Grade 1 – Games – Grade 2 – Chocolate Basket – Grade 3 – Arts & Crafts – Grade 4 – Breakfast Basket – Grade 5 – Garden Basket
Students and parents in Grades 3 through 5 will be asked to participate in Surveyworks. The survey is on-line and parents will be provided with a link and a password to complete the survey. The children will complete the survey on-line in school. The purpose of the survey is so that schools can learn how to improve the learning environment for your children. For parents that are unable to complete the survey on-line, we will provide a paper copy. Parents will be able to take the survey from home between February 6th and March 31st.
On March 16th, we will have our annual School Report Math/Science Night. This year we will be adding the Book Fair that evening, as well.
Feb. 6th –
window opens for Surveyworks for Grades 3-5
Thurs. Feb. 16th –
Winter Family Night 6:00 – 7:30 Themed Raffle Baskets, DJ, Bake Sale
Feb. 20th – Feb. 24th
– No School Winter Break
March 13th – March 17th
– Book Fair
– School Report Math/Science Night – 6:00 – 7:00 Book Fair will be open for parents and students
March 29th –
Spring Pictures – front foyer all day
Mon. March 27th – PTO meeting – 6:00 p.m. Library
Volunteering and BCI checks!
link for volunteer forms
Link to Elementary School Discipline Code Book
Principal's letter for 2016-2017 on this page and the link to our School Improvement Plan
Edgewood Becomes a Feinstein Leadership School
Feinstein Newsletter for Fall/ Winter 2015 is on the Feinstein Newsletter Page..please feel free to print it in color. Thank you
Dear Edgewood Families:
Our school will be having a major face lift this summer our heating and air conditioning system will be replaced with a new modern system. This update will improve our educational climate.
Our action plans for the 2016-2017 school year have been updated, we will continue to use data to differentiated instruction in the area of reading and math. School wide, we will continue to prioritize writing in our classes. Our action plans are posted on the school website. We will continue to support the common core which will help students to become successful digital citizens.
Our list serv for parents was very successful. We hope more parents will join this year. Throughout the year, our family involvement committee will be looking for support and volunteers to help us provide the best educational experiences for our children and their families. Please contact Robin Gervais at the Cranston Family Center
to become more involved, we need your input.
First bell is at 8:15-students gather in multipurpose room for morning exercises at that time. School hours are 8:25-2:40-Any student who arrives after 8:25 will be marked late. All students will receive letters in August from their new classroom teacher.
Monday, AUGUST 29 -5:30-6:30 PM-Meet and greet the teachers at Edgewood Highland
First Day of school is Thursday,September 1, 2016
Monday September 5- No school Labor Day
Tuesday, September 13- Primary Day no school
Fall Pictures-Friday September 16-all day foyer
Open House- Wednesday, September 21 -6:30-7:30
Book Fair September 19-September 22
Lunch and recess schedule :
Lunch / Recess Grades K, 1& 2 – 11:25-11:50 lunch- recess 11:50-12:10
Lunch/Recess Grades 3, 4, & 5- 12:10- 12:35 lunch-recess 12:35-12:55
Mrs. Marlene R. Gamba
Link to School Improvement Plan 2016-2017
If you want to find out what ACES stands for check out the principal's page
Link to PTO Website
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