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Community Writing Classes at School One

True to its mission, School One has created a place where writers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Partnering with organizations like Goat Hill, Frequency, and GrubStreet, we've set up writing classes and other literary opportunities that complement the school’s curriculum. Learners of all ages can sign up for a book club, intergenerational storytelling class, a memoir workshop, critique group, novel builder or dialogue seminar.  If you have ever wanted to take a class at School One or are an aspiring writer of any age, join us this fall for a creative writing class at School One.

We're in East Side Monthly

School One students and members from Hamilton House, an adult learning exchange in Providence, partnered together to form a unique,  intergenerational book club.  Read the East Side Monthly article at http://issuu.com/providencemedia/docs/esm_0516/17?e=0/35157155

School One is RI Arts Powerhouse

For the third consecutive year, a School One student has won a national gold medal at the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.  Vesper Guo from Providence, Rhode Island won for her ink drawing entitled “Reflection.”  Miss Guo currently has two sculptures on display at Providence’s Sprout Gallery and one of her photographs was recently chosen for a show at Pennsylvania’s Drexel University. 

 

Take a class with Frequency Writers!

Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in February, School One will host Frequency Writers' creative writing classes. Frequency Writers is a community writing organization in Providence and this year they'll be offering creative writing classes and workshops at School One.

School One Featured on GoodNEWSRI

This past March, the crew from GoodNEWSRI, a local cable show, filmed a segment at School One.  They interviewed students and staff about what makes School One so unique and why we love coming here every day.  Here is the much anticipated episode:   http://youtu.be/gY8i3t278BQ 

Head of School One selected for prestigious Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program

Head of School One Jennifer Borman is one of 16 educators selected from around the country to participate in this year’s Fulbright-Hays Seminar in China.  Throughout July, she will visit the cities of Beijing, Xi’an, Chongqing and Shanghai.  She will tour schools, teacher training programs, and arts academies as well as visit museums, temples and archeological sites.  

School One student art featured in I-195 Creative Mile installation

Eighteen students contributed to an art installation, called Regeneration, that was mounted last month in downtown Providence, in the new park created by the removal of Interstate 195. Arts Coordinator Kristen Jones’s proposal was one of 12 selected for the site. The installation will be on display for the next year.

School One is in East Side Monthly!

Check out the online article at eastsidemonthly.com.

Congratulations Class of 2014!

The 2014 graduates will take the stage on Friday, June 13, 2014 to receive their diplomas from School One.  The graduation ceremony will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the John Nazarian Center on the Rhode Island College campus. 

School One Turns 40!

And you’re an important part of our history.  To mark this milestone birthday, we're planning some exciting events to celebrate the school’s past and shape the future.  Stay tuned...

Congratulations Class of 2013!

This year 21 seniors will take the stage on Friday, June 7, 2013 to receive their diplomas from School One.  The graduation ceremony will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the John Nazarian Center on the Rhode Island College campus. 

School One goes to China!

Admissions Coordinator Julia Volynsky spent two weeks in China last fall representing School One at high school fairs. She traveled to Beijing, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou.  Read more about her adventures!

Sophomore wins prize in MIT essay contest

Nelson Healy (’15) recently wrote a prize-winning essay on nuclear technology in a contest sponsored by MIT. He was one of 300 students worldwide who entered the contest.

Make way for 'Hamweenie'!

S1 grad Patty Bowman’s first book, The Amazing Hamweenie, about a house cat with dreams of fame and fortune, was released in bookstores on Oct. 11. Congratulations, Patty!

School One Alumni--We Need Your Help!

At School One, we're always reflecting on what we do and asking ourselves how we can improve.  As alumni, your perspectives are an invaluable part of this.  Could you please help by taking a brief survey?  

Board of Directors Praises Tom Cern's Leadership, Welcomes New President

Tom Cern, who effectively led School One's Board of Directors since 2009, passed on the presidency to fellow member Daria Kreher in January. 

Senior Wins National Art & Writing Award

Our very own Max Brumberg-Kraus (’12) has won a Gold Medal Award in this year's Scholastic Art & Writing competition. Congratulations, Max!

Congratulations Class of 2013!

This year 21 seniors will take the stage on Friday, June 7, 2013 to receive their diplomas from School One.  The graduation ceremony will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the John Nazarian Center on the Rhode Island College campus. 

Congratulations Class of 2014!

The 2014 graduates will take the stage on Friday, June 13, 2014 to receive their diplomas from School One.  The graduation ceremony will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the John Nazarian Center on the Rhode Island College campus. 

School One student art featured in I-195 Creative Mile installation

Eighteen students contributed to an art installation, called Regeneration, that was mounted last month in downtown Providence, in the new park created by the removal of Interstate 195. Arts Coordinator Kristen Jones’s proposal was one of 12 selected for the site. The installation will be on display for the next year.

School One Featured on GoodNEWSRI

This past March, the crew from GoodNEWSRI, a local cable show, filmed a segment at School One.  They interviewed students and staff about what makes School One so unique and why we love coming here every day.  Here is the much anticipated episode:   http://youtu.be/gY8i3t278BQ 

Take a class with Frequency Writers!

Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in February, School One will host Frequency Writers' creative writing classes. Frequency Writers is a community writing organization in Providence and this year they'll be offering creative writing classes and workshops at School One.

School One is RI Arts Powerhouse

For the third consecutive year, a School One student has won a national gold medal at the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.  Vesper Guo from Providence, Rhode Island won for her ink drawing entitled “Reflection.”  Miss Guo currently has two sculptures on display at Providence’s Sprout Gallery and one of her photographs was recently chosen for a show at Pennsylvania’s Drexel University. 

 

We're in East Side Monthly

School One students and members from Hamilton House, an adult learning exchange in Providence, partnered together to form a unique,  intergenerational book club.  Read the East Side Monthly article at http://issuu.com/providencemedia/docs/esm_0516/17?e=0/35157155

Community Writing Classes at School One

True to its mission, School One has created a place where writers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Partnering with organizations like Goat Hill, Frequency, and GrubStreet, we've set up writing classes and other literary opportunities that complement the school’s curriculum. Learners of all ages can sign up for a book club, intergenerational storytelling class, a memoir workshop, critique group, novel builder or dialogue seminar.  If you have ever wanted to take a class at School One or are an aspiring writer of any age, join us this fall for a creative writing class at School One.