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  1. Student shot outside Rhode Island's Providence Career and Technical Academy  KUTV 2News
  2. Central High student shot dead outside school; wounded person of interest found a mile away | Video  The Providence Journal
  3. Student Shot Outside Providence High School Dies From Injuries  NECN
  4. Boy, 15, dies after being shot outside Providence school  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
  5. Student shot outside Providence Career and Technical Academy  Turn to 10
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Classical Student Wins State Poetry Out Loud Competition  Cranston, RI Patch

Classical Student Wins State Poetry Out Loud Prize - Cranston, RI - Haley Long will go on to compete in the national competition in Washington, D.C..



Patriots make donation to Central High School football program  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The New England Patriots and the Kraft family have donated $10000 to the football program of Central High School in Providence.



16-year-old suspect charged with murder in death of Central High student | Video  The Providence Journal

A 16-year-old Providence boy said to be a member of the Hanover Boyz street gang was ordered detained in the murder of 15-year-old William Parsons outside ...



Students offered trauma support after shooting outside school  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — City and state leaders have arranged to offer some help to students dealing with the traumatic shooting outside Providence Career ...



Patriots Donate $10000 To Central High School Football Program  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Pro Football & Patriots Team Hall of Famer Andre Tippett presenting a check Wednesday to the Central High School football program for $10000. The donation ...



Providence teen shooting victim was innocent bystander  The Providence Journal

The 15-year-old boy killed in front of the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Wednesday was identified as William Parsons. One of his teachers said ...



Patriots Foundation donates $10K to Central High School football program  Turn to 10

Central High School football players got a big surprise during practice in Providence. Former New England Patriots star and NFL Hall of Famer Andre Tippett ...



Central High assistant principal resigns after incident  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The assistant principal involved in an altercation with a Central High School student has resigned. "As of this morning, Mr. Bacon has ...



Central High School Administrator On Leave After Altercation With Student  Patch.com

PROVIDENCE, RI— A Central High assistant principal has been placed on leave after an incident Monday in the cafeteria. According to Laura Hart, director of ...



William Parsons funeral: 250 attend service of prayers, tears for slain Providence student  The Providence Journal

His funeral drew Gov. Gina Raimondo, and many teachers, family members and friends who said William's death had an outsize impact on the Providence ...



Recreation centers offer emotional support in wake of student's fatal shooting  Turn to 10

Counseling is being made available to students in Providence after a high school student was shot and killed outside a school. Fifteen-year-old William Parsons, ...



Prosecutors Seek to Charge Shooting Suspect as Adult  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The 16-year-old is accused of shooting and killing a Central High School student outside the school.



Teen accused in Providence student's murder to remain in custody  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The teenager accused of fatally shooting a 15-year-old Providence boy will remain in custody following a court hearing ...



Star rankings: See how your school measured up  The Providence Journal

Rhode Island has introduced a new system for evaluating public schools that shifts the emphasis from test scores to a much broader measure of student and ...



After Central High incident, councilman wants more cameras in Providence schools  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Councilman John Igliozzi wants cameras in every classroom.



R.I. treasurer calls for personal-finance classes at all public high schools  The Providence Journal

A new report by state General Treasurer Seth Magaziner says that Rhode Islanders struggle with financial challenges at a higher rate than their peers nationally, ...



Central High School welcomes students back with music video  Turn to 10

Administrators and students at Providence's Central High School decided to kick off the new school year with a music video.The music is a parodied version of ...



Members of the Profidence Student Union Demand that Police be Removed From Schools  Government Technology

(TNS) - Thirty teenagers, members of the Providence Student Union, rallied at City Hall Wednesday to demand the removal of police officers from their high ...



True grit: 5 Providence valedictorians share stories of resilience amid adversity  The Providence Journal

There was no such thing as an easy A for these high-achieving students, who faced a variety of obstacles on their way to graduating at the top of their classes.



Play 4 Will: Providence teens honor slain friend with basketball fundraiser  The Providence Journal

William "Eddy" Parsons Jr. was an innocent bystander, by all accounts a good person, with many friends. His death shook his family, his friends and the ...



Classical High School Announces 2019 Distinguished Alumni  GoLocalProv

The Classical High School Alumni Association has announced its list of 2019 Distinguished Alumni. The list includes Robert "Bob" Alper '62, Donna Osborne '75 ...



No turnout for meeting to guide parents after fatal shooting  The Providence Journal

"Maybe parents aren't ready," said Maribeth Calabro, president of the Providence Teachers Union, which hosted the meeting. But she said the union will host ...



Sung claims crown, Mastroianni is runner-up at New England wrestling championships  New Canaan Advertiser

Tyler Sung captured a championship, and Justin Mastroianni finished as a runner-up at the 55th annual New England championships at the Providence Career ...



Providence Student Union protest demands removing police officers from schools  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Thirty teenagers, members of the Providence Student Union, rallied at City Hall Wednesday to demand the removal of police officers from their ...



16-year-old boy charged in fatal shooting of 15-year-old in Rhode Island  Boston.com

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy reputedly associated with a gang is facing murder and other charges in the shooting death this week of a ...



72 years later, Central High grads still enjoy getting together  The Providence Journal

The members of Central High School's class of 1945 may be in their 90s, but the girls and boys still sat on opposite ends of the table during their reunion ...



Bill Reynolds: PCs Cooley is a portrait in leadership  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — He is the first African-American male head basketball coach in Providence College's long basketball history. But that's not the only thing that ...



Driver charged after police pursuit, crash in Providence  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A 49-year-old Lincoln man faced a judge Monday morning after police said he led officers on a police pursuit and eventually ...



Funeral for Kenneth Walker, chairman of R.I. Parole Board, pays tribute to his legacy  The Providence Journal

The funeral for Kenneth R. Walker Sr., the beloved mentor, educator, referee and chairman of the Rhode Island Parole Board, was like a mosaic of his long life.



Providence parents circulate petition urging action on bus drivers strike, teachers dispute  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Frustrated parents are circulating a letter and petition online to draw attention to “a difficult start to the school year for Providence students ...



R.I. Women in Action: Chanda Womack brings to light the struggles of Southeast Asian refugees  The Providence Journal

Womack, 38, founded ARISE (Alliance of Rhode Island Southeast Asians for Education) and through her organization, helped launch a pilot course in ethnic ...



$9M grant to increase behavioral-health training, counseling in urban schools  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island has received a $9-million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to pay for mental and behavioral ...



North Prov HS Senior Campbell Named Distinguished Young Woman of RI  GoLocalProv

North Providence High School senior Bailey Campbell was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Rhode Island and was awarded $2700 in cash ...



Brown University Awards Scholarships to 20 Providence High School Graduates  GoLocalProv

Brown University award scholarships to 20 Providence high school graduates as part of the university's Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence.



Students steal show at RI governor's news conference  The Providence Journal

Students from Providence's Central High School shared their fears and frustrations about pursuing a college education during Governor Raimondo's event ...



Newport teen dies, man hurt in Providence shooting  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A young man from Newport was killed and a man from Providence was injured in a double shooting early Saturday.Police are searching ...



Friars Journal: Reeves makes most of his time on court  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — A.J. Reeves made his first on-court appearance in a Providence College men's basketball uniform when he checked in five minutes, eight ...



RI's Man of the Year  GoLocalProv

Maybe no one epitomizes the spirit of Rhode Island better than this man. Homegrown in Providence and returned home to work his craft. Unlike many before him ...



Diane Antoscia, 58: Beloved wife, mother, athlete, dog-lover and educator, who had a special love for her students  Manchester Ink Link

MANCHESTER, NH – Diane Antoscia, 58, of Bedford, NH, passed away on August 5, 2018, at Community Hospice House, Merrimack, from injuries sustained in ...



With emphasis on diversity, Raimondo announces 6 nominees to fill vacant judgeships  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Emphasizing the importance of having judges who look like the people who appear before them, Gov. Gina Raimondo on Monday announced ...



First Ever Urban Planning High School Set to Open in Providence in September  GoLocalProv

A first of its kind Urban Planning and Historic Preservation High School is set to open this September in Providence.



Students launch initiative to shift negative perception of Providences Roger Williams Middle School  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Roger Williams Middle School gets a bum rap.That's the message a group of talented students conveyed during a panel discussion ...



Victim of Providence home invasion faces drug, gun charges  The Providence Journal

The victim of a recent home invasion was arrested by Providence police and now faces drug and gun charges after a Monday night traffic stop and a search of a ...



Central High School principal removed, placed on administrative leave  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Central High School Principal Michael Lazzareschi has been removed and placed on administrative leave effective Friday.



St. Andrews Schools Goodine named Gatorade RI Boys Basketball Player of the Year  The Providence Journal

Brycen Goodine of St. Andrew's School has been named as its 2017-18 Gatorade Rhode Island Boys Basketball Player of the Year. The award, which ...



Providence City Council candidates discuss the issues at neighborhood meeting  The Providence Journal

Topics discussed by the candidates in Wards 1 and 12 included public schools, a proposed high-rise tower on Dyer Street and a plan to move bus stops from ...



Refugees celebrate being in R.I.  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — They came to Rhode Island from Somalia and Syria, Burundi and Gambia, Rwanda and Iraq. Each family has its own story of flight, from civil ...



Time running out for R.I. All-State athletes to register for banquet  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — The annual All-State banquet is only a few days away. Invitation letters for the June 20 event at the Rhode Island Convention Center have ...



Cranston West's Will Such Among 23 Incoming Players In Brown Football Class of 2022  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Brown University head football coach Phil Estes has announced the Brown Football Class of 2022, with 23 freshman recruits launching their Brown careers in ...



FLASHBACK: When Japanese hit U.S. bomber in 1944, Providence man was lost; pilot went on to become president  The Providence Journal

This story originally appeared in the paper June 9, 1991. A humid Pacific morning, Sept. 2, 1944. A three-man Navy bomber moves in on a Japanese radio ...



World War II veterans discuss complexities of war at URI roundtable  URI Today

Documentary filmmaker Tim Gray '89, standing, helps with a remembrance from veteran Ernest Corvese, center, 92, of Smithfield, at a roundtable discussion of ...



NBC 10 I-Team: Mold causes leaders at one Providence high school to close 19 classrooms  Turn to 10

Students and staff at Central High School are dealing with what some sources are telling the NBC 10 I-Team is a “major mold problem.”A memo obtained by the ...



Providence City Council passes $749-million budget  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The City Council passed Providence's $749-million revenue and spending plan Friday evening, one day before the end of the fiscal year.



Hometown Hero: Andy Yosinoff  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The Emmanuel College head coach became the winningest coach in D-III Women's Basketball this season, passing former Scranton head coach Mike Strong ...



Pawtucket officials mull future of McCoy Stadium  Turn to 10

Rhode Island officials are pondering the future of a city-owned stadium now that the minor league Pawtucket Red Sox have announced they intend to leave for ...



Study: RI schools need up to $2.2B in improvements  The Providence Journal

An independent analysis commissioned by the state calls for at least $627.5 million worth of urgent repairs to make the schools healthy and safe, and up to $2.2 ...



2017-18 ALL-USA Rhode Island Boys Basketball Team  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Rhode Island Boys Basketball Team. Players were selected ...



PICKHARDT, Deborah Susan  Buffalo News

PICKHARDT - Deborah Susan Passed away unexpectedly at Buffalo General Hospital on Friday, November 16th, 2018, at the age of 59. She was born March ...



61 Rhode Island students awarded Pell Medal for Excellence in US History  What'sUpNewp

61 student from across Rhode Island earned the Herbert and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. History this year. The medal, originally presented by Senator ...



Providence mayor pledges to spend up to $400M on school repairs  The Providence Journal

Mayor Jorge Elorza's plan to fix leaky roofs, peeling paint and other structural deficiencies would be rolled out over 10 years and financed by a bond.



Everything you need to know about RI high school football realignment  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

High school football in Rhode Island will look a little different next season. A realignment will take place with many of the changes coming to address the ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars | US Department of Education  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Rhode Island students celebrate the power of poetry  Ricentral.com

High school students from across Rhode Island competed Sunday in the 13th annual Poetry Out Loud State Finals, a national arts education program that ...



61 RI Students Awarded Pell Medals for US History  GoLocalProv

61 students from across Rhode Island were awarded the Herbert and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. History this year.



From homelessness to Brandeis: Twin sisters are an inspiration at Hope High School  The Providence Journal

The Valdez twins are rock stars in a school that isn't known for its success stories. They are graduating at the top of their class at Hope High School, getting ...



Here's how far these rappers got in school  Nicki Swift

Most of these emcees knew they wanted fame in the rap game long before they donned a high school cap and gown. Which is perhaps why some of them never ...



Vigil honors amazing Providence teen killed in hit-and-run  The Providence Journal

Christopher Lucero remembered at vigil and march for his smile, sense of humor and determination.



Local High School Culinary Team Wins Third Place at ProStart Invitational  Nashville Scene

Lebanon high-schoolers, the next generation of culinary talent, shine at restaurant marketing competition.



The Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2015  GoLocalProv

The grades are in — GoLocalProv's sixth annual Top High Schools in Rhode Island has determined that East Greenwich is head of the class for 2015.



Achievement First wants to buy Citizens Bank building on Westminster Street  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The organization that runs two high-performing charter schools in Providence is in talks to purchase the building at 870 Westminster ...



Amazing Grace: Vision impairment doesn't slow this Bee  Quad City Times

A genetic condition may severely impair her eyesight, but it has done little to impact the vision Grace Johanns has for herself and her future.



Brother deals with grief, anger as Providence hit-and-run plays on Facebook  The Providence Journal

Christopher Lucero, 18, was killed Saturday night in Olneyville when he was hit and dragged by a white van. A video of the incident was soon up on Facebook ...



Elizabeth Rouleau — Jeffrey Furtado  The Providence Journal

The marriage of Elizabeth Anne Rouleau to Jeffrey Gary Furtado took place June 25 at St. Joseph's Church, Providence, with Monsignor Raymond Bastia and ...



Here's the status on all of Mayor Elorza's 2014 campaign promises  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

A breakdown of where things stand on every campaign promise Mayor Elorza made.



National Treasures: Top 10 U.S. Cities Where You Can Live in a Piece of History  Realtor.com News

To give home buyers hungry for history a leg up, the realtor.com data team set out to find America's most historic cities.



City celebrates diversity of police graduates  Turn to 10

The Providence Police Department held graduation exercises Monday for its latest recruits.The city said the 68th Training Academy is the largest and most ...



Convicted R.I. felon charged with threatening to kill witness, 2 kids  The Providence Journal

Aries Crudup was once a promising running back on Central High School's football team.



Bill would allow earlier parole for those sentenced for crimes committed under age 18  The Providence Journal

Legislation considered by a House committee would provide an opportunity for parole after 15 years in prison to anyone sentenced, as an adult, to a lengthy ...



Charter academy in Providence keeps teen parents in school  The Providence Journal

Nowell Academy is a lifeline for young parents and pregnant teens who are given the flexibility to study both online and in the classroom. PROVIDENCE, R.I. ...



How a group of students took on the city of Providence – and won  WPRI-TV 12

In 18 months, a group of students convinced the city to provide more than 1000 free bus passes to help gets kids to school.



Providence teen fatally shot through window had tragic family life  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The 17-year-old boy who was shot to death Tuesday night had overcome his tragic family life and made a name for himself on Central ...



ALL-USA RI High School Football Team Announced  GoLocalProv

USA Today named their 2016 All-USA Rhode Island high school football team. Players and coaches were selected based on their athletic achievements from ...



STEAM Box Offers Disengaged Students a Path to Empowerment: Choice  EdSurge

Fernanda Ramos is not exceptional—at least on paper. When I met her, she was an introvert trying to master English, like millions of students across ...



On This Day: Pacific Southwest crash kills 144 in San Diego  UPI.com

On Sept. 25, 1978, Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 crashed in San Diego after colliding with a small Cessna aircraft, killing 144 people.



Thorvaldson's nation-leading time a first for Wyoming in girls' 3200-meter history  Rawlinstimes

GILLETTE — It's one thing to be known as the best for the moment; it's another to make a mark that will forever be printed in history books.



Man charged in hit-and-run dragging death of motorcyclist  Turn to 10

Providence police arrested a 69-year-old city man in the hit-and-run dragging death of a motorcyclist.Mustafa Lynch was charged with leaving the scene of an ...



The Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2014  GoLocalProv

GoLocalProv's Fifth Annual Top High Schools in Rhode Island has looked at the numbers, and the grades are in -- Narragansett High School.



Central High football team receives award  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

By News Staff news@abc6.com A local high school football team is getting big recognition off the field. A pep rally at Central High School Monday congratulated ...



South Side woman has carved out niche creating couture prom gowns for African-Americans  Chicago Tribune

Stitch, sequins and silk: Auburn Gresham woman creates unique, one of a kind dresses for young promgoers.



Providence to Bill Charters $800 Per Student for Sports, Gist Said Illegal in '09  GoLocalProv

The Providence Public School Department has announced that for the first time, it intends to charge public charter and non-public schools "$802 per student, per ...



Across The Country, Students Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence  NPR

One month after the shootings in Parkland, thousands of schools are becoming sites of protest. At 10 a.m., students walked out for 17 minutes — one minute for ...



Jury finds Woonsocket man guilty in shooting death of former football player at Central High School in Providence  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A jury Thursday found a Woonsocket man guilty of supplying the shotgun and giving the orders that led to the shooting death of Central ...



Providence teachers afraid to hug students under new law  The Providence Journal

The district's efforts to comply with a new sexual-abuse reporting law have left teachers feeling that no one has their backs. At one point this fall, 48 educators ...



One day away: Ed Cooley, 9/11 and the recruit who saved his...  The Athletic

How a meeting between John Thompson and Georgetown recruit Brandon Bowman kept Ed Cooley, then a Boston College assistant, off a plane that was ...



Inmate in jail for 1992 murder challenges R.I.s parole law  The Providence Journal

After nearly a quarter-century behind bars, Steven Parkhurst, 41, is challenging state laws governing the Parole Board. He argues they violate his rights and U.S. ...



Community leaders decry 'racist and divisive' flyer attacking NAACP president  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza called a flyer attacking the president of the local NAACP "deeply disturbing" Monday, saying there ...



Providence Student Union launches Student Bill of Rights campaign  RI Future

The Providence Student Union (PSU) launched their latest campaign, the Student Bill of Rights (SBOR), with music and dance in a windy Kennedy Plaza Friday ...



Rhode Island Charter School Teacher Put on Leave After Whistleblowing  GoLocalProv

A teacher at the Times² Academy in Providence who sent a letter to school leaders and elected officials expressing concerns about recent changes made.



See RI's Top High Schools 2015  GoLocalProv

Here it is — the rankings of GoLocalProv's sixth annual Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2015 BELOW. See SLIDES BELOW.



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