Week of November 27

Header photo: Mrs. P

On behalf of Rob Lee…
Photos from Grandfriends’ Day are posted here at the end of the album (scroll down).

Take a look at some additional Grandfriends’ Day photos with more to come!


  

Important Notes & Reminders…
Need more information?  Feel free to email Patty Pontarelli

Holiday Portrait Deadline
New Lower School student portrait orders and reorders are available up until December 10 for a Christmas/holiday deliveryhttp://www.ruthabclegg.com/ 


Holiday Giving Projects
Lower School will be participating in the school-wide Communities for People project to collect holiday wish list items for underprivileged children and teens. We will also be supporting the Potter League Animal Shelter , the North Kingstown Food Pantry and Crossroads RI Family Shelters. All donations will be accepted through Thursday, December  14th. Though our Lower School sponsorships are listed by grade, please feel free to offer donations for any of the following:

Preschool: Potter League Animal Shelter–Wish lists of requested items are available in the Preschool classroom and include animal toys, treats, cleaning supplies, and more.
Kindergarten: North Kingstown Food Pantry–Healthy, kid-friendly packaged snacks (Goldfish, granola bars, etc.)
Grade 1:  Communities for People–Zayon/Male/Age 4  Size 5/6T clothes, age appropriate Legos and toys, books
Grade 2Communities for People–Julien/Male /Age 1   Size 18 months clothes, age appropriate toys, books
Grade 3
Communities for People–Angeliyah/Female /Age 4   Size 4T clothes, anything Disney-related, age appropriate toys, books
Grade 4 Communities for People–Ethan/Male/Age 3  Size 3T clothes, anything Batman-related, age appropriate toys, books
Grade 5:  Crossroads RI Family Shelters–Diapers & Pull Ups (all sizes, and including opened packages of outgrown sizes put in Ziplock bags labeled with sizes) & toiletries for families

Thank you for your kindness and generosity!


“See it and Clip it for RHS”!
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Take a Look…

Parents as Learners…
Gain insight into your child’s social-emotional and academic experiences.

Using the power of play to create better citizens in childhood…
Teaching Children to Care

Release the compassion lies within your child…
Teaching Kids to Care: 8 Ways to Inspire Compassion 


Mindful Moment…
Mindfulness has found a positive, peaceful, and valuable niche within our Lower School community.

The anticipation of this fast-paced holiday season, along with the expectations set, can derail even the most treasured mindful moment.  Practice self-care through mindful practices that allow you and your child to embrace the holidays!
Enjoy the Holidays More with Mindfulness
3 Holiday Activities to Slow Down the Kids 

20 Mindful Habits to Practice for a Happier Holiday


This Week…
Catch a glimpse of what’s happening in Lower School!

Admissions Visitors
Tuesday:
5th/6th grade day visit


RHS Mini Mariners Team Meeting
Monday, November 27 & Wednesday, November 29
3:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charlie Laurent’s Classroom


5th Grade Girls’ Lunch Group
Tuesday, November 28
Lower School Lunch | Campbell Conference Room


ACE Biweekly Reports
Wednesday, November 29


5th Grade Boys’ Lunch Group
Tuesday, November 28
Lower School Lunch | Campbell Conference Room


Winter Instrumental Concert: Grades 5-12
Featuring our 5th Grade Band!
Thursday, November 30
6:30 p.m. | Campbell Center
Details provided by 
Miss Emily & Jack McNamara

Arrival:
 5th grade students arrive at 6:00pm and report to the chorus room.  Please remember your instrument and music.  Clarinet players, please bring extra reeds!
Dress: Boys in black pants with a white shirt and tie.  Dark shoes only. No sneakers, please.  Girls in a black skirt or pants and white blouse, or a black dress.


Kindergarten Session I Swim Class
Friday, December 1
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. | Absolute Fitness, East Greenwich


Looking Ahead…
Save the date, more details to come!

Winter Choral Concert: Grades 3-12
Thursday, December 7
6:30 p.m. | Campbell Center
Details provided by Miss Emily.
Arrival
: Grades 3-5 students should arrive at 6:15pm and report to the band room for a group warmup.
Dress: Lower School Dress Up Day attire


Winter Solstice Assembly
All-School Early Dismissal

Friday, December 15
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Campbell Center
Early Bus Departure
No Extended Day


No Classes at RHS for Winter Break
(Modified schedule for Administrators and Staff)
Monday, December 18-Tuesday, January 2
Classes Resume
Wednesday, January 3


The Rocky Hill School Core Competencies
Our Graduates are Bold Learners,
Prepared to Navigate a Complex and Changing World.
A Rocky Hill Student is a
Navigator,
Critical Thinker,
Citizen,
and Communicator,
who is
Innovative,
Self-Aware,
Ethical,
and Globally-Minded.


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