This is the last week of the first semester, and second semester courses begin Monday, January 22nd.
Upper School PTL is Wednesday. See below for more information.
Special Basketball Event on Wednesday: the Upper School varsity basketball teams will play at Brown University’s Pizzitola Sports Center: 235 Hope St. Providence, RI 02906.
4pm GVBB RHS vs PCD
6pm BVBB RHS vs PCD
Fan Info: FREE Entry, allowed by 3:30pm
Wear Blue or White
We will host our second admissions Open House of the school-year on Sunday, from 12 noon to 2pm. We invite you to encourage interested friends to come see what Rocky Hill’s Upper School is all about.
UPPER SCHOOL PTL THIS WEEK
On Wednesday morning at 8:15 in the Flynn Lecture Hall, the PTL will host a Q&A / Listening Session with Head of Upper School Mike Gwaltney, Assistant Head of School Diane Rich, and the rest of the administrative team. We encourage you to join us to discuss the 2018-2019 daily schedule and other topics of interest.
ON THE HORIZON
Upper School Winter Dance on Saturday, January 27, 7-10pm.
Health & Wellness Parent Event “Prescription for Parents” on Friday, January 26, 8:30am: a presentation from the CVS Pharmacists Teach program. aimed at getting parents and caregivers talking to their kids by arming them with knowledge about commonly abused drugs, and how to identify the signs of drug misuse and abuse. It will provide helpful tips and tools parents need to effectively communicate the risks of prescription drugs to their kids, and prepares them to answer any difficult questions their kids may have.
College Night: Panel for Juniors & Parents, on Wednesday, February 7, at 6:15pm.
5-Day Weekend in February:
Monday, February 19 – Presidents’ Day
Tuesday, February 20 – Head of School’s Holiday
Wednesday, February 21 – Faculty Professional Development Day (no school for students)
WHAT WE’RE READING
Educating ‘the Whole Child’ Isn’t Just Jargon. Here’s How It’s Done. (Washington Post) — “It’s no secret that many people involved in education—teachers and administrators, parents, policymakers or employers—are looking for ways that schools can better help children develop as people and productive citizens in the American democratic experiment.”
RHS 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 Navigator, Critical Thinker, Citizen, and Communicator, who is Innovative, Self-Aware, Ethical, and Globally-Minded.
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