Notice to families: Most outdoor activities and sports from evening to day

Notice to families: Most outdoor activities and sports from evening to day

The East Providence School Department has switched many of our outdoor activities and sports from evening to day as per the Rhode Island Department of Health recommended guidelines regarding the EEE threat. Friday night’s football game could not be rescheduled to a day contest but the Pierce field area will be sprayed today to minimize the mosquito presence. Athletes, coaches and spectators are asked to wear long sleeved shirts and pants where possible and use insect repellent prior to and during the contest to minimize the risk of insect bites

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Providence Journal highlights: East Providence schools rebound from years in the cellar

Providence Journal highlights: East Providence schools rebound from years in the cellar

The progress from a low-performing, physically crumbling system has been steady. Educators credit Supt. Kathryn Crowley, who arrived here 3½ years ago from Little Compton, as the driving force behind the transformation. The changes she achieved could serve as a guide as Providence begins its own state-ordered turnaround.

https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20190906/east-providence-schools-rebound-from-years-in-cellar

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