Parents, Teachers Protest Unfinished Veterans, Pilgrim Schools Following First Week of Class

By: Beth Hurd on September 7, 2016 in News to You, Schools

Holding signs that read “Class size matters” and “Dr. Phil – Stop Wasting Tax Payer Money,” and “Contract Now,” the auditorium of Toll Gate High School was nearly full for the meeting of the Warwick School Committee held on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The high turnout was due to an item at the bottom of the meeting’s agenda – elementary school consolidation – as well as complaints by parents and teachers about the first week of school.

Officials Tour Warwick Vets, Pilgrim Construction as School Consolidation Advances

By: Rob Borkowski on August 3, 2016 in News to You, Schools

Construction upgrading Warwick Veterans Middle School and Pilgrim High School, in progress since June, continued Tuesday afternoon as Mayor Scott Avedisian, Superintendent Philip Thornton, and School Committee Chairwoman Bethany Furtado toured the buildings, inspecting the work that will prepare the new middle school and expand the high school to accommodate former Warwick Vets High Schoolers.