Kindergarten enjoying books from their book buckets!
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Kindergarten reading
Kindergarten reading
Kindergarten reading
Congratulations to the winners from all four elementary schools of the American Heart Association student postcard contest!
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Postcard contest winners
1st graders working on Informational Writing. From these students, Mr. Barrette learned how to make a snowflake from folded paper and discovered some really interesting information about snakes!
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
1st grade writing
1st grade writing
The 2020-2021 School Calendar was approved by the School Committee on Monday evening and can be found at https://5il.co/c5fm
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Calendar
Today in Science, 3rd grade students were making and testing out predictions about how water would behave on different surfaces (aluminum foil, wax paper, writing paper, paper towel) when dropped from an eye dropper.
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Testing out predictions
Testing out predictions
Testing out predictions
Testing out predictions
Snow flurries made recess for 2nd grade more fun!
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Furry coat
Seesaw
Snow buddies
Snowy gang
Before the Holiday Break, our 5th grade students were challenged to work together as a team to devise a strategy to successfully stack 6 boxes on top of each other. As you can see, they clearly rose to the challenge!
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Success!
Planning
Getting ready
Whoa, it's tipping
Due to school being cancelled today, the PTA Holiday Store schedule will be shifted by one day. Please see the attached revised schedule.
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Holiday Store schedule
NO SCHOOL - Tuesday, December 17th. Road conditions are expected to be most intense through the morning and icy conditions are predicted for the afternoon. Stay safe OCRS families!
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
No School
There will be a 2 HOUR DELAYED opening of school on Tuesday, 12/3. Please stay safe everyone!
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Delayed Opening
From the President of the Smithfield High School National Honor Society, Caitlin Bessette Thank you for participating in the National Honor Society Care Package Donation Drive! There were 500 items collected at Old County, and over 2,000 items collected overall! I really appreciate all of the donations from students, parents, and faculty! I am attaching photos of all of the items collected at Old County and throughout the district. Thank you again for participating in our donation drive!
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Thank you from the SHS National Honor Society
This Friday, 11/15, we're going to begin our day by inviting some OCRS family members that are veterans to join us for School Meeting. To honor our visitors, as well as all veterans, we are asking students and staff to wear red, white, and blue to school this Friday.
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Flag heart
Reminder, NO SCHOOL this Thursday, 11/14. Elementary teachers have a Professional Development Day and secondary teachers are hosting parent-teacher conferences.
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
No school
Just a quick reminder that the PTA meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, November 13th at 7:00 p.m. The 5th Grade Committee meeting will still take place this Thursday, November 7th at 6:00 p,m.
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Reschedule
The 5th graders were "treated" to some Halloween Science with Dr. Paolucci yesterday. Our students learned about physical reactions vs. chemical reactions and fluorescence vs. phosphorescence. However, the biggest hit with the 5th graders was learning about vaporization and combustion!
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Erlenmeyer flask
A phosphorescent shirt
Reaction to moisture
Reaction to moisture
Hello OCRS families, Just a reminder, š—™š—暝—¶š—±š—®š˜†, š—”š—¼š˜ƒš—²š—ŗš—Æš—²š—æ šŸ­š˜€š˜, š—¶š˜€ š—–š—¼š—ŗš—³š˜†, š—–š—¼š˜‡š˜† š—¦š—½š—¶š—暝—¶š˜ š——š—®š˜† On Friday, all students and staff are invited to wear their most comfortable sweats, flannel, and sweatshirts to school. š™‹š™”š™šš™–š™Øš™š š™£š™¤ š™„š™–š™Ÿš™–š™¢š™–š™Ø š™¤š™§ š™Øš™”š™žš™„š™„š™šš™§š™Ø (š™§š™šš™œš™Ŗš™”š™–š™§ š™Øš™š™¤š™šš™Ø š™Øš™š™¤š™Ŗš™”š™™ š™—š™š š™¬š™¤š™§š™£ š™©š™¤ š™Øš™˜š™š™¤š™¤š™”).
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Hooded sweatshirt
Thank you to our friends at Jaswell's Farm for a terrific field trip this morning for our 1st graders. The students learned all about how pumpkins grow ("The Pumpkin Circle"), took a hayride to the pumpkin patch and were able to pick out their very own pumpkin!
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
1st grade field trip
1st grade field trip
1st grade field trip
1st grade field trip
š—§š—µš˜‚š—暝˜€š—±š—®š˜†, š—¢š—°š˜š—¼š—Æš—²š—æ šŸÆšŸ­š˜€š˜ š—¶š˜€ š—¢š—暝—®š—»š—“š—² š—®š—»š—± š—•š—¹š—®š—°š—ø š——š—®š˜† All students and staff are invited to wear orange and back clothing to school. Even though we know it's Halloween, š—»š—¼ š—ŗš—®š˜€š—øš˜€ š—¼š—æ š—°š—¼š˜€š˜š˜‚š—ŗš—²š˜€ š—®š—暝—² š˜š—¼ š—Æš—² š˜„š—¼š—暝—» š—®š˜ š˜€š—°š—µš—¼š—¼š—¹. Also, please do not feel the need to purchase anything special.
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Orange and Black Day
š—„š—²š—ŗš—¶š—»š—±š—²š—æ, š—£š—¶š—»š—ø š—¢š˜‚š˜ š—™š—暝—¶š—±š—®š˜† š—®š—»š—± š—§š—暝˜‚š—»š—ø š—¼š—æ š—§š—暝—²š—®š˜ š—¦š—®š˜š˜‚š—暝—±š—®š˜†! Just a quick reminder that tomorrow, we are going to hold a school-wide "Pink Out" for OCRS students and staff. We're encouraging everyone to show their support by wearing something pink to school (if they already have something). On Saturday, the OCRS PTA is hosting a Trunk or Treat in the OCRS parking lot from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The parking lot will close to vehicles who signed up to decorate their trunks at 5:45 p.m. to ensure a safe space for students to trick or treat. š˜¼š™”š™” š™¤š™©š™š™šš™§ š™˜š™–š™§š™Ø š™Øš™š™¤š™Ŗš™”š™™ š™„š™–š™§š™  š™žš™£ š™›š™§š™¤š™£š™© š™¤š™› š™©š™š™š š™Øš™˜š™š™¤š™¤š™”, š™žš™£ š™©š™š™š š™”š™¤š™© š™£š™šš™­š™© š™©š™¤ š™©š™š™š š™„š™”š™–š™®š™œš™§š™¤š™Ŗš™£š™™, š™¤š™§ š™¤š™£ š™Šš™”š™™ š˜¾š™¤š™Ŗš™£š™©š™® š™š™¤š™–š™™. The 5th grade committee is also preparing a "Haunted Trail" as part of the evening. It looks to be a really fun event and all OCRS families are invited to attend.
over 4 years ago, Paul Barrette
Trunk or Treat!
Pink Out Day!
As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We are going to hold a school-wide "Pink Out" for OCRS students and staff this Friday, 10/25. We're encouraging everyone to show their support by wearing something pink to school (if they already have something).
almost 5 years ago, Paul Barrette
Pink Out Day