On Wednesday, May 10, public school teachers from Newport will gather to expand their music education background and rock out with their peers. The educators are training on a new and innovative music program designed to ensure students have access to music programs that are as diverse as they are. The training is provided by
Archives for May 8, 2017
Part of my work as a teacher was encouraging students to discover their interests and to follow those interests with passion. Once those students discovered what they were passionate about, my advice was always the same–get involved. One of my greatest joys in teaching came from being able to connect my students with opportunities
Shirley Anne Roos, 90, passed away on May 6, 2017 at the Grand Islander, after a lengthy illness. Shirley Anne was the daughter of the late E. Kramer and Jessie Nicholson of Southbury, Connecticut. Coming from a centuries-long ancestry of Connecticut Yankees, whom she could name and cite in great detail, she grew up in
The Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover opens on May 8th, 2018 (in less than one year)! I don’t know if it’s harder to believe that it’s been two years since the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover Race Village opened at Fort Adams State Park or that the next edition is now less than a year way.
On Thursday, May 11, 2017 the Newport County YMCA will celebrate their generous and supportive donors at the Newport Yacht Club. The Highlight of the evening will be keynote speaker Rebecca Kowalski. Rebecca is the mother of Chase Kowalski and the founder of Race4Chase. According to the CMAK (Chase Michael Anthony Kowalski) Sandy Hook
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) announced today that it will begin a significant structural rehabilitation project on the Newport Pell Bridge. As an iconic and vital asset to the State of Rhode Island, the RITBA says it is incumbent upon them to maintain and preserve the bridge to extend its life. To do
250 local high school students will attend the Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show “Behind the Scenes” on Friday, 19 May for a day of learning, networking, and entertainment centered on science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) education. The RIse with S.T.E.A.M. event is sponsored by the Rhode Island National Guard