MSWA for the Week of April 16

Navigator, Critical Thinker, Citizen, Communicator, Innovative, Self-Aware, Ethical, Globally-Minded


  • Culminating Event for 6th Grade “Haiti Playground” project,Wednesday, April 25, 6:00 – 8:00pm in the Campbell Center
  • April 28th Brown University Lacrosse Double Header $5:
    • 12pm Girls Lax vs Dartmouth
    • 4pm Boys Lax vs Dartmouth
      ​Sign Up​:           Promo Code: MARINERS
  • All School Instrumental Concert, Thursday, May 3, 6:30pm in the Campbell Center
  • Middle School Dance #3,Friday, May 4 at 7:00 – 9:30pm
  • All School Choral Concert, Thursday, May 10, 6:30pm in the Campbell Center


THIS WEEK ….. Adviser/Parent Conferences

  • TUESDAY, 4/17
    • 8th Grade Schedule Change:  8th Grade to Upper School at 10:30 for Prefect Speeches  – check the board in the hallway for the adjustments.
    • Meet the New Director of Athletics, 5:30pm in the Flynn Lecture Hall
    • Upper School Students Portfolio Art Show,  in the Flynn Lecture Hall, 6:00 – 7:30pm
  • WEDNESDAY, 4/18
    • Department Meetings, 7:30am
    • The Mariner Booster Club “The Crew” unveils our new portable concession trailer, 2:45pm next to the Girls Varsity field.  Home games for Girls Varsity Field Hockey, Boys MS Lacrosse, and Varsity Tennis.  Come down and enjoy an afternoon of Mariner sports!
  • THURSDAY, 4/19
    • 8th Grade Chorus to Harbor Hill, 10:00 – 11:15am
    • Spring Artist-In-Residence Ana Bess Moyer Bell performs her play “Four Legs to Stand On” for RHS and Public, 6:30pm
  • FRIDAY, 4/13
    • 6th Grade Reps to Run Morning Meeting, 8:10am
    • Mariner Period:  TBA



All School:

  • Innovator-in-Residence, Ana Bess Moyer Bell ‘06 public performance of Four Legs to Stand On, an original play examining the impacts of the opioid epidemic on a family. (recommended for 14+) Talk back session with the cast following performance.
  • Team from a K-12 school in Canada, Holy Trinity School, visits the Center for Innovation, RHS leadership, and Board Chair to learn more about our programs. Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20.
  • Director of Innovation, Meg Stowe, at Harvard Graduate School of Education to meet with graduate researcher to review findings from the study conducted to measure impact of programs in the Center’s beta year. Full roll-out and implementation for 2018/2019 school year, based on findings.

Middle School:

  • T-Time Productions founder Theresa Moore will be continuing her work with 6th grade and 7th grade in a Digital Literacy project with Darshell Silva. Thursday, April 19th.
  • Founders of 3D Design and fabrication venture, 3DES working with 6-8th grades on a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, ART and Math) project with Lauren Savoia. Ongoing. Culminating event Friday, April 27th.


Lunch Clean Up: Sweeping and Food Waste Weight

ADVISORY GROUP –  Ms. Buecheler’s Group

  • Monday: Anand, Bennett & Juliana
  • Tuesday: Lily K., Marshall & Lily O
  • Wednesday: Nicole, Kaeley & Anand
  • Thursday:  Bennett, Juliana & Lily K
  • Friday:  Marshall, Lily O, Nicole and Kaeley



Games and Matches this week


  • Tennis vs. Moses Brown, 4:00pm
  • Boys Lacrosse @ St. Philomena, Tuesday, 3:45pm
  • Girls Lacrosse at Pennfield, Thursday, 4:00pm


  • Lacrosse vs. Moses Brown, B Level Game, 4:00pm


  • Tennis vs. Gordon, 3:45pm
  • Girls Lacrosse vs. Lincoln, 3:45pm



VISITORS this week

  • Monday, April 16   Ethan visiting for grade 6:  Host – Andrew Corsi


Major Projects, Tests, Assignments…..

8th Grade:

  • Health:  8th grade Natural High videos are to be uploaded to Google Classroom by April 23rd (for 8B) and April 25th (for 8W).

7th Grade:  

  • Media Lit: The Third and Long project is now due: 7B on 4/10, 7W on 4/19
  • Math: Probability and Statistics Quest on Monday, 4/23
  • French: test on questions and question words on 4/18 

6th Grade:

  • Math and French class:  Started the “Haiti project”.  Completion date is April 25th. It will include an evening presentation on April 25th from 6pm – 8pm.



8th graders brainstorm and collaborate to program a synchronized movement for their Lego robots.

Mara Newkirk ’24 and Andrew Hogan ’23 mourn the loss of their favorite daffodil, Kevin.

7th graders Savannah Burnett, Katie Kerachsky and Brendan Weiner measure and tally shells collected on the RHS beach as part of their statistics lesson in math class.

The Upper School diversity club, SMAC, Students Making Activist Communities, met with the Middle School students on Friday afternoon.

Seniors Austin Jandrucko and Abby Costantino working with a group 7th grade students to discuss gender and sexuality issues in the creation of movies and TV scrpts using the Bechdel Test.

Willa Geoghegan ’20 running an activity with the full 8th grade class.

6th graders Elliott Osbrey, Joshua Bowater and Cole Brown work on their playground model in Ms. Conroy’s math class.

6th graders Milo Battaglia and Will Hogan cutting out components for their playground model.

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