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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
Happy New Year to our Edgewood students and their families. We will be sending the results of the PARCC assessment home with the children on Monday, January 11, 2016. Please read the enclosed letters and also review your child's progress. This year represents a baseline. The assessment will help our teachers to know exactly where we need to focus to improve students performance.
Sound proof panels have been installed in our multi purpose. Our PTO received a grant and the district also added funding for this project. This should help immensely with the noise level during lunch and for our PE classes and assemblies.
ID Protocol for Student Pick-Up
time a parent/guardian/someone on emergency card comes in to pick up a child, they should present a license or photo ID
time a parent/guardian/someone on emergency card comes in to pick up a child, they should sign the log
School staff does not need to make a photocopy of licenses/ID's
Parents should always sign in/out if they are visiting
Post a sign/notice in your schools and send to all parents via list serve/email saying that this is what will be expected
NEW SCHOOL HOURS FOR 2015-2016 -
children have supervision at 8:10 in the multipurpose room-
morning exercises at 8:15-in multipurpose room
Morning Kindergarten- 8:25-11:10
Afternoon kindergarten- 11:55-2:40
Grades 1-6 8:25-2:40
Check out our new wiki pages go to side bar click more for Social Worker Mrs. Michelle Collette
and click on Edgewood Literacy for Reading Consultants-Mrs. Genevieve Cicerone and
Mrs. Jennifer Giuliano
Principal's newsletter on principal's page
Volunteering and BCI checks!
link for volunteer forms
Link to Elementary School Discipline Code Book
Principal's letter for 2015-2016 on this page and the link to our School Improvement Plan
EDGEWOOD RECEIVES AN AWARD
FROM THE CRANSTON ROTARY CLUB
FOR THE DISTRICT'S MOST OUTSTANDING STUDENT ATTENDANCE
NO EASY FEAT: Award-winning author Chris Grabenstein said is was no easy feat for Edgewood Highlandâ��s students to take his 300-page book and make it into an enjoyable 10-minute skit. He was touched the students loved his book so much and posed with the performers and their librarian Katherine Tanner.
Edgewood students and Miss Tanner welcome author Chris Grabenstein, Rhode Island Children's author of the year
Edgewood Becomes a Feinstein Leadership School
Edgewood Teachers go Orange for hunger !!!!!
Feinstein Newsletter for Fall/ Winter 2015 is on the Feinstein Newsletter Page..please feel free to print it in color. Thank you
Please check out the link below for the superintendent's letter about the safety report- letters were sent home to all our families
Edgewood Highland School
Dear Edgewood Families:
Our action plans for the
school year have been updated and will continue to include after school programs for reading, writing, math and sciences for grades 3-6. Under the direction of our Math/Science Data Coordinator, we will continue to use data to facilitate differentiated instruction in the area of math. School wide, we are prioritizing writing in our classes. Our reading consultants will be conducting professional development with our teachers that will focus on writing.
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.
new school hours are 8:25-2:40-
Any student who arrives after 8:25 will be marked late. All students will receive postcards or letters in August from their new classroom teacher.
REMINDER ICE CREAM SOCIAL TO MEET THEIR NEW TEACHERS IS
TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 -5:30-6:30
Lunch and recess schedule :
Lunch / Recess Grades 1, 2 & 3 – 11:25-12:10
Lunch/Recess Grades 4, 5, & 6- 12:10- 12:55
Link to School Improvement Plan 2015-2016
Edgewood School Wide Plan Final Draft 15-16 .docx
If you want to find out what ACES stands for check out the principal's page
FOR A CALENDAR OF EVENTS PLEASE GO TO THE PRINCIPAL'S PAGE
Link to PTO Website
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