US Weekly News: Monday, June 4, 2018

THIS WEEK

The Last Week of School!

Exams / Assessments & Projects Week continues
Monday, June 4 – Wednesday, June 6

Annual Corporation Board of Trustees Meeting
Monday, June 4, 5:00-6:30pm

Upper School Academic Awards Night
Thursday, June 7, 6:30-8:00pm

Commencement
Friday, June 8, 10:00am


WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING

What Kind Of Parent Are You: Carpenter Or Gardener? (NPR) — Alison Gopnick, professor of psychology and philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, says the less that mothers and fathers worry about outcomes, the better their children may fare in life. There are two kinds of parents in modern America, says Gopnik in her recent book, The Gardener and the Carpenter. The “carpenter” thinks that his or her child can be molded. The “gardener,” on the other hand, is less concerned about controlling who the child will become and instead provides a protected space to explore. The style is all about “creating a rich, nurturant but also variable, diverse, dynamic ecosystem.”


Register Now For Our Sail into Summer Celebration!
Click here to register!

Join us for the Sail into Summer celebration at The Dunes Club on June 22. This will be a casual and festive night to celebrate RHS and the start of summer… socialize on the deck, enjoy a delicious meal with an open bar, and celebrate with friends while enjoying one of the best views of Narragansett Beach. You are welcome to bring friends and family! We will not host an auction, but you will have the opportunity to sponsor items on the wish list board and to purchase $20 raffle tickets to win a private charter for up to 49 people aboard Rum Runner II of Newport. Contact Missy Walker at 884-9070, ext. 296 for more information.
Click here for more details and to register!


Rocky Hill School’s eight Student Competencies are attributes of bold learners, who are prepared to navigate a complex and changing world.


Be sure to 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.

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