Monday, May 20, 2013
Newsweek, GoLocalProv.com, and RI-CAN recently offered their rankings of Rhode Island high schools — how do you look at this information?
Over the past couple of weeks, several sources — both local and national — have issued their rankings of high schools in Rhode Island. And while it may be an accomplishment to be named the state's top high school by one group, parents and students may be left scratching their heads when they read other results. Take Tiverton High School, for example. GoLocalProv.com named Tiverton High School as No. 18 out of 49 in Rhode Island — and Newsweek did not list the school in its ranking. In the end, the question remains for parents of current — and future — high school students: Do these rankings mean anything? What do you think? Are the rankings for your high school fair? What do you think they say about the community? Have your say in the …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Tiverton High School Drama presents "Another Opening Another Show!," a song and dance extravaganza featuring some of the most beloved classic and contemporary Broadway musicals.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Tiverton High School is ranked #18 out of 49 schools, according to a new report released Tuesday.
Tiverton High School was ranked #18 out of 49 schools, dropping two points from last year, in a new GoLocalProv report released Tuesday. GoLocal said it employs a formula developed at Babson College to assess and weight each school's latest NECAP and SAT scores, plus per-pupil funding, student-teacher ratios, and graduation rates. Of the 49 Rhode Island schools measured, Tiverton High School made the list of top 20. Here's a look at how Tiverton High School measured on the list compared to other nearby schools. 2013 performance at a glance district spending per pupil student-teacher ratio graduation rate Tiverton $14,175 9:1 85.5% Middletown $14,890 10:1 73.8% Portsmouth $12,850 10:1 89.2%
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Dozens of students were recognized for excellence in education by the Tiverton High School last week.
Tiverton High School Principal Steven M. Fezette announce the third quarter honor roll last week, recognizing dozens of students in grades 9 through 12. High Honors: Grade 9: Molly Arruda, Connor Caley, Grace Cavanaugh, Nicholas Clark, Samantha Cookinham, John Donohue, Benjamin Lusignan, Alec Murray, Timothy Murray, Meaghan Peirson, Ian Rashleigh-McNally, Alexandra Ryll, Charlotte Sanford, Maya Umehara. Grade 10: Seth Camara, Brandon Moss Grade 11: Macy Amaral, Matthew Bessette, Tammy Boutilier, Regan Burke, Katelyn Caravedo, Alexandra Durand, Jacob Kulpa, Samantha Marshall, Laura Martin Rodriguez, John Molinski, Jacquelyn Oliveira, Avery Pacheco, Madison Panell, Abigail Rezendes, Samantha Rollings, Shane Silvia, Revecca Turner. Grade 12: …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Tiverton High School’s bands returned from Hamilton, Bermuda
where they competed in their annual national adjudication and competition via Royal Caribbean Cruise
Line’s “Explorer of the Seas” vessel.
Tiverton High School’s musicians return from Hamilton, Bermudawhere they competed in their annual national adjudication and competition via Royal Caribbean CruiseLine’s “Explorer of the Seas” vessel. This national music festival, hosted by Cruise Festivals, featured four school districts and nine different high school level ensembles. The ensembles performed before panels of nationally acclaimed, university level adjudicators and clinicians. The marching, concert and jazz bands, all under the direction of Mike Alves, were awarded to phonors in each of their respective divisions with all receiving ratings of Superior in the Class “A” high school performance category. This is the second consecutive year that the band program has …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Four local comedians of Portuguese descent will perform on Thursday for Tiverton High School Students.
Tiverton High School students will get a chance to see the funnier side of growing of Portuguese on Thursday when the comedy troupe The Portuguese Kids performs at the school. Four comedians from southeastern Massachusetts take ethnic comedy to new heights with live performances across the country. Utilizing sketch comedy, music and improv, Derrick DeMelo, Jason Casimiro, Brian Martins and Al Sardinha - better known as the Portuguese Kids - poke fun at their ethnic heritage using comedy and entertainment to build camaraderie and culture in Portuguese-American and Portuguese-Canadian communities. On Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. the Tiverton High School junior class will present the Portuguese Kids for an all-ages show in the high school …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Tiverton School Committee will discuss its budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year at its meeting tonight.
The Tiverton School Committee will meet tonight to discuss its 2013-14 budget. The School Committee will meet tonight to discuss for a final time its budget before forwarding its recommendations to the town's Budget Committee. "Cost savings, shared services, the health trust, we have many different ways of trying to save money all the time, which we will be talking about during our meeting on Tuesday before we send our meeting to the Budget Committee," said Sally A. Black, chariwoman, Tiverton School Committee. The School Committee will meet at 5:30 in the Tiverton High School Library, 100 North Brayton Road.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Seven THS students met with Rhode Island lawmakers on Feb. 26 to discuss their efforts to discourage marijuana usage among local teens.
Seven Tiverton High School students took to the halls of the Rhode Island State House last week to show lawmakers their in-school efforts to discourage marijuana use amongst their peers. On Feb. 26 the students appeared at a legislative briefing sponsored by the Ocean State Prevention Alliance to unveil their campaign against marijuana, titled Un-Marketing Weed. Launched last fall, it is an extracurricular community service and learning program created by student volunteers who were challenged to develop the campaign around the issue of “risk of harm,” a standard predictor for youth marijuana use. If youth do not perceive smoking weed as risky, evidence shows, they tend to be more likely to use marijuana. According to a 2012 survey of …
Tiverton High School announced its honor and high honor roll for term 2.
School: Tiverton High School Tiverton High School Principal Steven M. Fazette Steven M. Fezette this week announced the students who acheived honors and high honors for their grades during term 2. High Honors: Grade 12: Cody Albernaz, Sherrilyn Barbosa, Delight Bucko, Kaleigh Cordeira, Elise Daglis, Kirstie Devine, Daniel Dumont, Khouri Houde, Elizabeth Janick, Arhontoula Karakatsanis, Megan Lusignan, Emily Masse, Kristen Morrissette, Allison Motta, Craig Patterson, Derek Patterson, Chandla Perrotta, Rachel Pimentel, Benjamin Sanford, Theodore Tsiongas, Sophie Von Maluski, Sarah Whiston, Jacqueline Wilson. Grade 11: Matthew Bessette, Laura Martin Rodriguez, John Molinski, Michael Molinski, Avery Pacheco, Kristen Petrarca, Samantha Rollings…
Friday, March 1, 2013
The school has been under "lockdown" status since noon.
Administrators locked down Tiverton High School at noon on Friday and reportedly conducted searches of students and lockers after a single bullet was found in the boys bathroom. The school was searched by officers and Sakonnet Times reported and a firearm-sniffing dog from the Fall River Police Department, reported Eastbayri.com. Students were locked down until about 2:30 p.m. when they were discharged safely. An automated phone message informed parents of the lockdown situation just after noon on Friday and during the lock down, no one was allowed in or out of the building. The incident is still under investigation. Stick with Patch for more information as soon as it's available.