Week of January 8

Header photo: Charlie Laurent

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

Our Heartfelt Welcome to Mid-Year Enrollees!
Welcome to Luna Caldwell and Owen Newkirk, the newest members of our By-the-Bay Preschool. We are thrilled to have both of these children, and their families, part of our Lower School community!

Snow Time!
Please be sure your child has proper outerwear on hand, including a hat, scarf, gloves/mittens, snow pants and boots.


Final opportunity to register! Winter RHEA Courses begin this week.
Click here for details and to register
Select from the following fantastic after school offerings:
Felt and Wool Crafts
Baking and Crafts

Toy Hack Club
Pottery FULL

Full STEAM Ahead

Theatre by the Bay
Art Tastings

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“See it and Clip it for RHS”!
All box tops collected will be applied to our spring box tops challenge totals!

Take a Look…

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

“I can read!” Three ways to read a book…
Every Child is a Reader (Even if They Can’t Yet Read the Words)

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

Understand the distinction between brain breaks and focused-attention practices and the positive impact both have on social emotional and academic learning…
Energy and Calm: Brain Breaks and Focused-Attention Practices

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

Admissions Visitors
Thursday: 5th grade day visit for 6th grade

RHEA this week!
Monday: Felt & Wool Crafts Grades 5-8 (3:15-4:45)
Tuesday: Baking & Crafts Grades K-5 (3:15-4:30)
Toy Hack Club Grades 3-5 (3:15-4:30)
Wednesday: Pottery Grades 1-5 (3:15-4:30)
Thursday: Full Steam Ahead Grades 2-5 (3:15-4:30)
Theatre-by-the-Bay Grades 3-5 (3:15-5:00)
Art Tastings Grades 5-12 (3:30-4:45)

Lower School families are welcome, so join us!
Middle School PTL Meeting
Q & A/Listening Session
Wednesday, January 10
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m. | Campbell Conference Room
Learn more about the new Middle School schedule
for the 2018-2019 school year.

Lower School  Gathering
Wednesday, January 10
8:25 a.m.-8:45 a.m. | Perkins Hall Blue Room

4th & 5th Grade Mini-Presentation to Upper School
at Martin Luther King, Jr. Assembly
Wednesday, January 10
1:30 p.m. | Flynn Nautilus

5th Grade Boys’ & Girls’ Middle School Basketball Practice Preview
Wednesday, January 10
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. | Sharpe Gymnasium
Details provided by Caity MacDonald.

4th Grade Caretakers of History PBL Reflection Presentation
Friday, January 12
8:30 a.m. | Flynn Lecture Hall

Alex & Ani Design Team Presentation
with 4th & 5th Grade Art Classes
12:15 p.m. | 5th Grade Classroom

Kindergarten Swim Session II
Friday, January 12
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. | Absolute Fitness, East Greenwich
Contact Sue Wood for details.

Lower School First Semester Ends
Friday, January 12

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

RHS Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 15

First Semester Progress Reports Emailed To Families
Thursday, January 18

Lower School families are welcome, so join us!
Upper School PTL Meeting
Q & A/Listening Session
Wednesday, January 17
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m. | Campbell Conference Room
Learn more about the new Upper School schedule for the
2018-2019 school year.

Join us to learn more about the new
Lower School schedule for the 2018-2019 school year!
Lower School PTL Meeting
Q & A/Listening Session
Wednesday, January 24
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m. | Location change: Campbell Conference Room

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
Critical Thinker,
and Communicator,
who is
and Globally-Minded.

Download the free RHS Mobile App!
Download Rocky Hill School’s new mobile app from the iPhone App Store or Google Play. This free app is full of useful information and features! Click here to learn more

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