WARWICK, RI — Mayor Joseph J. Solomon has announced he will begin hosting monthly coffee-hour style meetings for representatives of the City’s Parent-Teacher Associations and Organizations (PTAs and PTOs). The meetings are intended to […]
The Warwick School Committee will meet in executive session 6 p.m. May 15 in the Veterans Middle School Auditorium to discuss teacher layoffs and the performance of Superintendent Philip Thornton before convening in open session at an unspecified time to discuss the layoffs, middle administration/principal appointments, and a number of contract awards.
The Warwick School Committee agreement with the Warwick Teachers Union including back pay checks to be sent Dec. 21, was approved by each Nov. 15, and Nov. 21, respectively, but the Schools didn’t ask to put it on the Warwick City Council’s docket until their first meeting in December.
The third in a series of en-masse teacher absences at individual Warwick Public Schools touched the Oakland Beach Elementary School Community at about 10 p.m. Sunday night as the district cancelled Monday classes.
A $36,000 emergency purchase of air conditioners for administrators at the Gorton School building raised School Committee member Karen Bachus’ ire during the board’s July 11 meeting, but School Finance Director Anthony Ferrucci says it was necessary to quickly prepare for September classes.