…..attended Eden Park’s faculty meeting and learned about text dependent questioning- a literacy skill and about ACCESS- a test used for our English Language Learners.
…..discovered more about how Response to Intervention (RTI) strategies and interventions are working to support student learning at Gladstone Elementary School.
…..saw fantastic student art work from every school and every grade at Arts Fest at the Cranston Public Library
…..observed Stone Hill’s sixth graders as they presented their math/social studies project to Mrs. Cole and me. Please see my comments in the superintendent’s message.
…..stopped in at the Foster Grandparent Volunteer Awards evening where Ms. M, our foster Grandparent from Gladstone, was honored. Three cheers for our volunteers.
…..clapped loudly and was proud to tweet out our congratulations to all of the Cranston High East Honor inductees. These students model scholarship, character, community service and leadership for all of us.
….honored to stand with parents and family members at the conclusion of Cranston High School West’s spring concert where the orchestra, band, and chorus came together for the finale featuring Irving Berlin’s music.
….attended the Rhode Island Board of Education work session where Rhode Island graduation requirements, the Next Generation of Science Standards, and improvements to Cranston Area Career & Technical Center building improvements were some of the topics discussed.