Semester One Exams

Dear Parent(s) or Guardian(s):
First semester exams are scheduled from Tuesday, January 23 to Friday, January 26, 2018.  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:

Exam Policy (Page 29)

The exams will be scheduled* as follows:
Tuesday, January 23, 2018           
7:22 – 9:06:    Period 1 EXAM           
9:34 – 11:18:  Period 2 EXAM           

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
7:22 – 9:06:    Period 3 EXAM
9:34 – 11:18:  Period 4 EXAM

Thursday, January 25, 2018       
7:22 – 9:06:    Period 5 EXAM           
9:34 – 11:18:  Period 6 EXAM           

Friday, January 26, 2018   
7:22 – 9:06:    Period 7 EXAM
9:34 – 11:18:  Make-up EXAMS

Make-up exams will be scheduled beginning on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.  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. 

Michael P. Metcalf Memorial Fund and Christine T. Grinavic Adventurer’s Fund for college students

The Rhode Island Foundation is now accepting applications for the Michael P. Metcalf Memorial Fund and Christine T. Grinavic Adventurer’s Fund.

Do you have previous high school students who are pursuing an experience to broaden 
their perspective and enhance personal growth?

The Michael P. Metcalf Memorial Fund and Christine T. Grinavic Adventurer’s Fund provides grants to college students to subsidize these experiences. This may include travel in this country and abroad and a variety of internship and public service programs.

Please forward this Request for Applications to current college students who you believe can benefit from this unique opportunity.

Applications will be accepted from students who have been legal residents of Rhode Island. Plans must include a well-defined program and demonstrate clear purpose.

Deadline for application submission is January 12, 2018. Please click here to apply.

College Financial Aid Workshop

U.S. Senator Jack Reed's


College Financial Aid Workshop


A free workshop for students and families interested in learning more about the college financial aid process


Monday, November 20  |  6:00 - 7:30 PM

Western Hills Middle School

400 Phenix Avenue




Panelists Include:

College Planning Center of RI

Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner & the Division of Higher Education Assistance

RI Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

RI Society of Certified Public Accountants

RI Student Loan Authority


Sign language interpretation will be provided


Questions: Please contact Senator Reed's Office at 401-943-3100



College Application Deadlines & Information for students and parents


College Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines

Submit Counselor/Teacher Recommendation form by

October 15

September 15

November 1

October 1

November 15

October 15

December 1

October 27

January 1

December 1

January 15

December 8

February 1

January 3

March 1

January 3

March 15

January 3

College Application Notes



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