School News

Students, parents, teachers, and staff shared smiles and best wishes today as the 2015-2016 school year officially began. Enjoy the gallery of images representing the many hopeful and happy students of St. Michael’s Country Day School.

 

 


Tempest-postTheatre at St. Michael’s presents William Shakespeare’s

“The Tempest” 

…a magical show filled with adventure, love, enchantment, revenge, and general silliness.
We’d love to have you in the audience!
Directed by Christina Johnston, Assistant Direction by Chelesa Boergesson
Choreography by Danielle Genest, Design by Patrick Grimes
Friday August 14th & Saturday August 15th at 7:00 pm
In Hill House, St. Michael’s School, 180 Rhode Island Ave., Newport, RI
Donations appreciated! For more info, call (401) 849-5970 x411

Theatre at St. Michael’s presents an original musical conceived and written by the
TASM Musical Session:

“Bringin’ The Beat”

…a lively and energetic show about astronauts who crash land on the planet Osmosca and bring music to the culture, much to the dismay of the alien king! Audiences will want to get up and dance as alien teenagers learn Musical-postabout the infectious joy of country, pop and rock and roll. We’d love to have you in the audience…
Directed by Chelsea Boergesson
Musical Direction by Kristine Langello
Script coordination by Andrew Katzman
Choreography by Danielle Genest
Design by Patrick Grimes
Friday July 31st & Saturday August 1st at 7:00 pm
In Hill House, St. Michael’s School, 180 Rhode Island Ave., Newport, RI
Donations appreciated! For more info, call (401) 849-5970 x411

 

Navy Band Performance Hosts over 350 Attendees

On Tuesday evening, July 21, St. Michael’s Country Day School hosted over 350 attendees for an evening of music and memories. The Navy Band Northeast Pops Ensemble, along with a number of its alumni, performed a variety of songs ranging from Holt’s “The Planets” to a medley of Armed Services tunes. Families, friends, and many veterans enjoyed the clear skies of this summer concert. Additionally, funds were raised for the Wounded Warrior Project at a table providing complimentary cold beverages for our guests. Enjoy these pictures of what was a truly lovely evening.

It’s Official! Governor Gina M. Raimondo hosted a bill signing ceremony on Wednesday, July 15 at the Roger Williams Park Zoo Greenhouse to mark the passage of legislation naming the American Burying Beetle the Rhode Island state insect. Our third grade students advocated for naming the endangered beetle the state insect in order to help raise awareness of its need for protection. The legislation was sponsored by Representative Lauren H. Carson and Senator V. Susan Sosnowski and approved by the RI General Assembly.

Come join usRJpost for a performance of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, presented by the TASM Teen Shakespeare Intensive Camp, Friday and Saturday, July 17th and 18th at 7:00. Questions, call 401-849-5970 x411.  We hope to see you there!

unnamedDateline: June 25, 2015. Our 3rd grade students’ efforts to have the endangered American burying beetle named the official state insect of Rhode Island moved one step closer to reality this week when bill H6093 introduced by Rep. Lauren Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) passed the General Assembly on June 24.  Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski (D-Dist. 37, South Kingstown, New Shoreham) introduced bill S448 that passed the RI Senate in May. The process now requires the signature of Governor Gina Raimondo.

Click here for more details: http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/pressrelease/_layouts/RIL.PressRelease.ListStructure/Forms/DisplayForm.aspx?List=c8baae31-3c10-431c-8dcd-9dbbe21ce3e9&ID=10979

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Its not often that a school is held up nationally as a model for great work. Read this article and enjoy seeing why SMCDS is leading the way in innovative and effective scholastic programming: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/turn-traditional-units-study-deeper-learning-experiences-suzie-boss?utm_content=blog&utm_campaign=turn-traditional-into-deeper-learning&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow&utm_term=link

Save the date: Tuesday evening, July 21 from 6-7:30 p.m. the Navy Band Northeast will perform an outdoor pops concert on the campus of St. Michael’s Country Day School. The event is free and open to the public. Bring your family and friends and enjoy an evening of music and memories provided by our nation’s finest musicians.

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