This week’s SHS Faculty PD!

Our boys basketball team won their first game in the state tournament. They play an Elite 8 match-up vs. Narragansett on Sunday at 4 pm at Brown University. Check out the state tournament bracket.

The month of March is typically Respect Month. Check out some of our activities this month.

SHS is proud to show our spring musical, Cinderella, on March 11 (7 pm), March 12 (7 pm), and March 13 (2 pm). Tickets will be available at the door.
School Committee meeting on Monday, 3/7.  7 pm in the library.

Our ninth grade science students will be showcasing their science fair and STEM projects on
Wednesday, March 9th.

On February 25, Molly Richard, sophomore and Elizabeth Ferreira, freshman were guests at Ximedica, an international developer of medical devices in Providence. They participated in the 15th annual “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.”  Check out the pics here.

SHS staff working on formative assessments:

Some interesting articles and videos:
More on grading – There’s nothing wrong with grade inflation video on family –

Great quotes from the NASSP Conference last week:

I’d rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity. #Nassp16 via @ColonyPrincipal

Kids need to hear that they are SOMEBODY every day at school.@PrincipalKafele

“Educators are the only ones going to bed worrying about other people’s kids” #nassp16

This is 1st generation of kids to have shorter lifespan expectations than their parents due to sedentary life and obesity. #nassp16 #SHAPE

@rickwormeli2 “Grading should not be a gotcha situation.”

True professionals aren’t seeking the easy way out. Education is hard. #NASSP16

“If the leaders/teachers are afraid to take risks, the kids are going to be afraid to take risks.”

“Please feel free to complain, if you can offer a solution.”


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