Week of April 23

Header photo: Sarah Marcus

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

Have YOU registered?? So far we have 55 students and 123 attendees altogether!  Please check out the Sign-Up Genius to contribute refreshments.  There are still some slots left to fill! Click here!
Please join us for a fun-filled evening with our Lower School community and a special tribute to our 5th grade students!
We’ll also be taking “photo booth-style” photos which will be shared with families at no cost, as well as other surprises!

Registration  is underway for our Summer Enrichment Academy (S.E.A.)!
Click here for details and to register.

What’s for lunch??
Take a look at our lunch menu!

Take a Look…

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

Whether singing, dancing or playing an instrument, learn more about…
The Benefits of Music Education

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

Adults and children often find themselves waiting, so here’s what you can do to enjoy the moment…
Wait: A Mindfulness Practice for Waiting in Line

Our 5th grade leaders, Isabella and Patrick, set a mindfulness intention for everyone at our recent Lower School Gathering.  Patrick recited a mindfulness poem for children that he and Isabella selected to capture the moment.

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

Monday: Outdoor Games & Sports: K-5 3:30-4:45 (Instructor, Sarah Marcus)
Tuesday: Outdoor Pursuits (Full): K-5  3:15-4:30 (Instructor, Eric Wyzga)
Tuesday: Dollhouse Decorating: K-5 3:15-4:30 (Instructor, Rachel Armentano)
Click here for more details.

Admissions Visitors
Tuesday: Parent tour for 2nd grade
Thursday: Kindergarten day visit

3rd Grade Field Trip to Tomaquag Museum
Monday, April 23
9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Exeter, RI
Learn more at the Tomaquag Museum

ACE Biweekly Reports
Wednesday, April 25

3rd, 4th & 5th Grade Field Trip to Boston Productions, Inc.
Thursday, April 26
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Norwood, MA
Learn more about Boston Productions, Inc

Pre-K Students Prepare for Kindergarten!
Thursday, April 26
Morning | Kindergarten Classroom
To ensure the smoothest transition from preschool to kindergarten, our Pre-K students will spend time each week visiting and getting to know the Kindergarten classroom, routine, and teacher, Mrs. Marcus!

It’s time for our Annual Senior-off!
All-School Morning Meeting
Thursday, April 26
10:05 a.m.-10:30 a.m. | Sharpe Gymnasium

Join us…and feel free to share a favorite poem of your own!
Poetry in the Park
Thursday, April 26
2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m. | Quad Lawn in front of Perkins Hall

2nd & 3rd Grade Painting, Poetry & Performance
with Artist-In-Residence Ana Bess Moyer Bell
Friday, April 27
12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. | Perkins Hall

Kindergarten Swim Classes-Session III
Friday, April 27
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. | Absolute Fitness, East Greenwich
Details provided by Sue Wood.

Join Us!
Lower School Spring Fling
Friday, April 27
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. | Campbell Center
RSVP at www.rockyhill.org/glow 

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

RHS Instrumental Concert
Featuring 5th Grade Band
Thursday, May 3
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. | Campbell Center
Details provided by Emily Serotta.

RHS Choral Concert
Featuring 3rd-5th Grade Chorus
Thursday, May 10
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. | Campbell Center
Details provided by Emily Serotta. 

Lower School Kite Day
Tuesday, May 15
2:15 p.m.-3:00 p.m. | RHS Athletic Fields

All-School Art Show
Featuring Preschool-5th Grade Art Work

Tuesday, May 15-Friday, May 18
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. | Sharpe Gymnasium

4th & 5th Grade Environmental Education
Thursday, May 24 & Friday, May 25
Details provided by Caity MacDonald & Eric Wyzga.

Preschool Field Day
Tuesday, May 29
9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. | By-the-Bay-Preschool
Details provided by Sue Wood & Lisa Reimer.

Rocky Hill School Student Competencies

Rocky Hill School is committed to developing bold learners, prepared to navigate a complex and changing world.

The eight Student Competencies serve as fundamental learning goals we believe will prepare our students for success. A Rocky Hill Student is a NavigatorCritical ThinkerCitizen, and Communicator, who is InnovativeSelf-AwareEthical, and Globally-Minded.

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