Thursday, February 7, 2013
A potentially historic blizzard is bearing down on Rhode Island.
No class in Johnston tomorrow. Johnston public schools are closed Friday due to the approaching blizzard, the school department announced Thursday afternoon. Snow is expected to begin Friday morning, intensifying throughout the day and reaching its height overnight Friday, into Saturday morning. At its peak, the storm is expected to dump as much as 3 inches an hour on Johnston, with some estimates putting the total snowfall over 2 feet. Strong winds are expected to accompany the storm, with gusts approaching 60 mph. Travel will be hazardous, and drivers are advised to stay off the roads Friday into Saturday. Stay with Johnston Patch for up-to-date information on the storm. Keep check the Johnston Patch Winter Storm Center for real-time …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Snow continues to fall around Johnston. Upwards of 5 inches are expected.
Johnston Public Schools have been delayed 90 minutes Tuesday morning and morning kindergarten has been canceled thanks to heavy snow that continues to fall around Johnston. Johnston schools announced the delay Monday evening just after 8, as snow fell steadily throughout the town. The National Weather Service is calling for as much as 5 inches to fall in Johnston. The storm began late Monday afternoon and is expecting to continue dumping the white stuff over much of Rhode island through 4 a.m. Tuesday. With the storm ending in the early morning hours Tuesday, it could make for a slippery morning commute, so take care on the roads. How much snow fell in your yard? Let us know in the comments section below, and upload your favorite snow …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
All of the town's schools achieved "Typical" or "Leading" honors, two of the top three school classifications on the recent tests.
The Rhode Island Department of Education gave all Johnston schools grades of "Typical" or "Leading," two of the top three classifications in its 2012 School Report Card. In contrast to other districts, where 16 schools are on the Education Department's intervention list, as reported last week by the Providence Journal, Johnston's schools were noted for scoring near the state average in math and reading, and in some cases surpassing the Rhode Island statistics. With schools ranked on a 100-point, six-category system, Brown Avenue School led elementary schools with a 71 overall score and earned the "Leading" classification. Sarah Dyer Barnes (60.33), Thornton (52.67) and Winsor Hill (52) all met the Department of Education's "Typical" …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Here's where to find the school lunch menus for Johnston schools, including St. Rocco School.