High School One to One Chromebook Distribution Information

We are pleased to announce that we will be issuing Chromebooks to all of our high school students who return a signed policy formForms are due by February 8th in order to be eligible for the February 13th - 16th distribution window.

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North Smithfield High School earns "Commended" status

 North Smithfield High School

North Smithfield High School has earned the distinction of being named as one of Rhode Island’s 22 “Commended” schools of 2016.  This is the highest rank attainable under the Rhode Island Department of Education’s ranking. Of the schools selected, there were only 2 high schools that made the list of top performing schools in RI, and North Smithfield is one of them!

RIDE scores schools on the following criteria, ranking them by a composite index score: student proficiency levels on Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams, the closing of learning gaps between the lowest-achieving students and performance standards of the PARCC exams, a student’s measured annual improvement on exams and the Class of 2015 graduation rate.

Congratulations to our students and staff for a job well done!

13th Annual College Planning Forum at Providence College

The 13th Annual College Planning Forum for stduents with disabilities, 504's, and learning challenges will be held this March at Providence College.  Please see the attached flyer for more details.

Semester One Exam Schedule


Dear Parent(s) or Guardian(s):

First semester exams are scheduled from Tuesday, January 17, 2017 to Friday, January 20, 2017.  The exams will be 104 minutes in length and will include material from both the first and second quarters.  High school students are required to report for their exams only and will be dismissed after their exams.  Students must report to advisory between exam periods if they have multiple exams that day.  Transportation will be provided to school in the morning and from school at 2:05 p.m.  Students who do not have transportation may stay in school after the exam period and study in the library.  High school students who arrive to school on the morning bus should report to their exam or to the library if they do not have a first block exam.  Lunch will be available at 11:25 a.m. for high school students.  These students should report to the library after lunch until dismissal at 2:05 p.m.  The Exam Attendance Policy can be found here:

http://nshs.northsmithfieldschools.com/sites/nshs.northsmithfieldschools.com/files/North%20Smithfield%20High%20School%20handbook%202015-2016.pdf  (Page 29)

The exams will be scheduled* as follows:

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

7:22 – 9:06:    Period 1 EXAM

9:34 – 11:18:  Period 2 EXAM

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

7:22 – 9:06:    Period 3 EXAM

9:34 – 11:18:  Period 4 EXAM


Thursday, January 19, 2017

7:22 – 9:06:    Period 5 EXAM

9:34 – 11:18:  Period 6 EXAM

Friday, January 20, 2017

7:22 – 9:06:    Period 7 EXAM

9:34 – 11:18:  Make-up EXAMS


Make-up exams will be scheduled beginning on Wednesday, January 28, 2017.  Teachers will administer make-up exams beginning at 11:30 each day.

*If school is canceled on an exam day, the exams scheduled for that day will be held on the next school day. If school is delayed, students will report to their advisory at 8:22 a.m. and the exams will begin at 8:36 a.m. and 10:28 a.m. Lunch would be at 12:22 in the event of a delay.  


Timothy McGee



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