Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The private Barrington school on Federal Road only has 8 students in fifth grade in its elementary school right now; it's closing at the end of this year.
St. Andrew’s School in Barrington is suspending its lower school for elementary students at the end of this year, according to eastbayri.com. The decision is being made, according to Headmaster John Martin, because of a drop in enrollment in the lower school, which is set up for third-, fourth- and fifth-graders. Only eight fifth-grade students are in the lower school right now, he said. The school also wants to review the lower school’s curriculum, target audience and tuition, Martin said. A committee has been set up to do this over the next two years. The school will decide how to proceed after the review, Martin said. It is still committed to offering a lower school. Martin cited a downturn in the economy as playing a key role in the…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
RI officials, including the Attorney General, spread the message about the dangers of texting and driving at St. Andrews' School in Barrington.
Texting while driving: It can wait. Approximately 180 students at St. Andrew’s School in Barrington heard and viewed that message in sometimes shocking detail Wednesday afternoon, Janu. 9. Delivering that message were several state officials, including RI Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, RIDOT Director Michael Lewis and RI State Police Maj. David Tikoian. Kilmartin, in particular, said: “Is there something so important that it can’t wait?” Kilmartin said they were visiting St. Andrew’s to emphasize how easily a 10-character or less text message can lead to a tragedy like several of the real life stories documented in “The Last Text” video put together by AT&T for the national “Txtng & Driving…It Can Wait” campaign. A typical text …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Bill Reynolds of Barrington to be recognized at the annual 'Night of Shining Stars' at St. Andrew's School in Barrington.
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Saturday, May 19, 2012
Award-winning sports writer and columnist William “Bill’ Reynolds of Barrington will be honored tonight at St. Andrew’s School’s annual “Night of Shining Stars” – a fundraiser for the private school in Barrington. Reynolds is one of three Rhode Island residents to be recognized tonight for their efforts to change the lives and give opportunities to children, according to eastbayri.com. Reynolds is a writer for the Providence Journal and the author of several best-selling books, including Fall River Dreams, Rise of a Dynasty, Cousy and Success is a Choice. Reynold's writing has concentrated on people who have taken sports and used it as an outlet to turn their lives around, according to eastbayri.com. His writing has been described as …