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Cameron Dion earns prestigious honor of becoming an Eagle Scout.
5/22/2013

After many years and countless merit badges, awards, and honors, Cameron Dion '14 has achieved the status of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America. Cameron recently presented to the Annawon Council Boy Scout office his Eagle project, which involved the collection and shipment of medical supplies to a parish in Haiti.This, in addition to expressing the significance of being a Boy Scout, resulted in him passing his Board of Review.

The path to reaching the Eagle Scout rank is an extensive one, but is nothing new to Cameron who has been scouting since the first grade and is now an official Eagle Scout. Great job Cameron and congratulations! Click here for information about the Eagle Scout process. The offical ceremony to award him the Eagle Scout rank will be on June 4.

Mathew Brodeur '09 launches company with $250,000 from private investor.
4/17/2013

As a senior at High Point University, Matthew Brodeur '09 and his business partner Ben Thus receive $250,000 from a Texas private invester after completing a business plan for a class and taking it a step further by pitching their hotel app prototype to investors. Learn more.

Samantha Rich '12 earns honors in lacrosse at SUNY-Purchase
4/14/2013

Samantha Rich '12 was named to the Skyline Conference Women's Lacrosse Honor Roll for Player of the Week. She is the first player at SUNY-Purchase to receive this honor. She was also named as one of two Athletes of the Week at SUNY-Purchase.

Artist-in-Residence Pamela Grumbach worked with St. Andrew's students to create "Memory Project" portraitures
4/13/2013

Artist Pamela Grumbach visited St. Andrew’s School as the Artist-in-Residence under the auspices of the Happy White Endowment for the Arts during the week of April 8 - 12th. Grumbach is an accomplished artist currently specializing in Portraiture. While visiting St. Andrew's she will work with students to show them the power of portraiture and how to reach out to the world as members of the Memory Project. According to Grumbach, by participating in this project "Art students can create portraits for youth around the world who've been neglected, orphaned, or disadvantaged."

Pamela was educated at the University of Maryland and while at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, she studied with Nelson Shanks, a world renowned portrait artist, in his Studio Incammaniti in Philadelphia, PA. She has also taught at the George School in Newtown, PA for 31 years. You can view an art exhibit in the McCulloch Center for the Arts - Griffiths Gallery of Pam's beautiful portraits. Many of them are reproductions of the series of portraits that she painted while at the George School.

60 St. Andrew's art students chose a photo of an orphan from orphanges in Haiti and El Salvador. The different classes had the opportunity to use a variety of media in order to create the portraits. Upon completion, the final pieces are to be sent off to the Memory Project and personally delivered to the children by Project Director Ben Schumaker.

Through the generous support of the Happy White Endowment for the Arts, visiting artists spend several days to a week working with students in different visual art media.

At the end of each school year, a judge chooses two works of art—one two-dimensional, one three-dimensional—to be purchased for the School’s permanent collection, the Happy White Art Collection on display in the Ross Board Room in the McCulloch Center for the Arts.

See more of Pamela's work at www.pamelagrumbach.com. Also, learn more about The Memory Project and Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos™ International (NPH) and their orphanages in El Salvador and Haiti.

St. Andrew's Winter Sports Awards announced
4/9/2013

The Winter sports season has ended and while we are now into spring sports, we would still like to acknowledge the fine work of our student athletes. Congratulations to all students earning Participation or Letter Awards, and special recognition awards given to the following students:

GIRLS' JV BASKETBALL - Most Valuable Player: Dyani R., Most Improved Player: Sydney M., Coach’s Award: Shantez C.,
BOYS' JV BASKETBALL
- Most Valuable Player: Aitenoria E., Most Improved Player: Zach F., Coach’s Award: Seaver B.
GIRLS' VARSITY BASKETBALL
- Most Valuable Player: Monalisa M., Most Improved Player: Ann K., Coach’s Award: Menalisa M.
BOYS' VARSITY II BASKETBALL
- Most Valuable Player: Jarris A., Most Improved Player: Lucas H., Coach’s Award: Nasier C.
BOYS' VARSITY I BASKETBALL
- Most Valuable Player: Bonzie C., Most Improved Players: John G. and Edson D., Coach’s Award: Timothy R.

St. Andrew's School raises $500-$600 during Annual Hoops for Charity 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
4/6/2013

The annual event was open to the public with over 80 participants throughout Rhode Island including Trustees, alumni, and members of the community. Teams comprised of 3-4 players competed in the annual event on Saturday, April 6th in Sage Gymnasium at St. Andrew's School in Barrington, RI. Categories of play included an NCAA - Intermediate league and NBA - competitive league. The event was put together by the senior class and class advisers/faculty members Robert Tisdale, Anne Hughes Lee, and Seth Ireland.

Each year the St. Andrew's Senior class selects an Annual Charity to support. Seniors are encouraged by Class advisers to select a local charity that can provide community service opportunities for all of the students. Past charities have included Edesia, Doctors Without Borders, The International Institute of RI, and The Tomorrow Fund. Throughout the year, students and faculty organize and engage in fundraisers to raise awareness and financial support.

• NBA Winners: Bonzie Colson, Henry Bolton, and Edson Dascy.

• NCAA Winners: Faculty member Ryan Alescio, Aitenoria Eboigbe, Jules Bibonimana, and Nasier Cotten

Alumni Cade Jones-Pearson '12, Thomas Garrity '12, Antone Harden '08, Cedric Kuakumensah '12, Anthony Harden '10, and Eric Sherman '10 were present to lend support. Gift certificates for winners provided by Five Guys. Concession provided by St Andrew's School sophomores and Trendy's Pizzeria.

St. Andrew’s School holds annual Edward C. Barrett ’31 Memorial Pie Race and Tart Run
4/5/2013

Over 70 runners, walkers, and amblers took to the campus trail to compete for an apple pie in the Edward C. Barrett ’31 Memorial Pie Race and Tart Run. This one-mile cross country run usually held in October as a kick-off to Parents Weekend but due to inclement weather, the race was rescheduled to take place in April.

The annual event is named for the late Ed Barrett - Alumnus, King-Medal winner, teacher, Trustee, and dear friend of St. Andrew’s. Head Master John D. Martin challenged all students again this year by offering a dress down day for those who finished ahead of his usual time. Ed’s granddaughter Kimberly Wallbillich and her two sons Jack and Ben joined the entire community afterwards to celebrate with a slice of pie and some apple cider.

Male and female winners in the pie race receive an apple pie and commemorative embroidered sweatshirts while the top 20 runners receive a commemorative T-shirt. The Lower School students participated in the Tart Run and the top two runners receive an Apple Tart for their efforts.

Male winner: Richard O’Brien with a time of 6:59
Female winner: Amelia Karlin with a time of 9:08
Tart race winners:
Charles Summers and Stewart Farnham
Top five female runners:
Amelia Karlin, Samantha Makepeace, Nia Moore, Hannah Bourk, and Moriah Bourk
Top five male runners:
Richard O’Brien, Zack Farrick, John Geary, Jules Bibonimana, and Jarris Ashley
Top six Middle School runners:
Samuel Malkin, Samantha Makepeace, William Robinson, Daniel Caramadre, Edward Sklarz, and Sarah Abdow
Top male faculty runner:
Ryan Alescio
Top female faculty runner: Elizabeth Stoebel

Top 20 students receiving T-shirts: Richard O’Brien*, Zack Farrick*, John Geary*, Jules Bibonimana*, Jarris Ashley*, Aaron Brown*, Brody Rubenstein*, Xudong Li*, Seaver Boyce*, Dawson Stento*, Dong Suk Choi*, Samuel Malkin*, Lucas Hedley*, Zheng Shang*, Edson Dascy*, Collin White*, Nicholas Ouellette-Perry*, Anders Brandon, and Amelia Karlin.

*Receiving a Dress Down Day

Step into the magical and mythical world of "The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe" with ACT @ St. Andrew's (ACTSA)
4/3/2013

ACTSA (ACT @ St. Andrew's) presents three performances of

"The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe"

 
  • Friday, April 12 at 7:00 pm, and
  • Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 at 3:00 pm
  • McCulloch Center for the Arts
  • St. Andrew's School, 63 Federal Road, Barrington, RI

Set in the land of Narnia, this faithful adaptation of C. S. Lewis' classic tale recreates the magic of Aslan, the great lion, and his fight against the White Witch. Join Peter, Susan, Edmond, and Lucy as they step out of the wardrobe into an exciting, not-to-be-forgotten adventure with a myriad of unforgettable characters including the wolf, the centaur, the unicorn, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver, and the trickster Tumnus the faun. Celebrate friendship, love, and courage in this fantastical production for all ages where good triumphs over evil.

Directed by David Tessier, the production runs for three performances only. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for children. Group discounts are available. All tickets are sold at the door.

For more information, call Joanne Fayan at 401-246-1230, ext. 3122. You can also follow us on Facebook at ACT @ St. Andrew's.

"The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe" is performed by the ACTSA Ensemble, as the final performance highlight of ACT @ St. Andrew's (ACTSA). Student ACTors ages 8-18 from Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts join the Ensemble as an extension of their training. The ACTSA Ensemble performance season includes three productions and a touring show each year. "The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe" is presented by special arrangement with DRAMATIC PUBLISHING, Woodstock, IL.

St. Andrew's Parent Association "Commitment to Community Scholarship" application form now available!
4/2/2013

The St. Andrew’s Parent Association has generously pledged to award a $500 scholarship to the senior class member who best presents the topic “How Community Service has made a difference in my life.”

  • Award: $500 awarded to the recipient, presented at Awards Night in May.
  • Eligibility: Any member of the senior class who plans to attend college in the fall of 2013
  • Application Process: Submit a completed application to the Development Office on the second floor of McVickar Hall by the deadline of Tuesday, April 30 at 4:00 pm.

An application as a Microsoft Word file can be downloaded here, and additional copies are available for pickup in the Development Office.

For additional information or questions, please contact Nicole Kowalsick at 401-246-1230, ext. 3028 or nkowalsick@standrews-ri.org.

Michael Carter-Williams '11 highlighted on CBS Sports online after stellar performance
3/29/2013

Michael Carter-Williams '11, considered a non-shooter due to his 28 percent mark beyond the arc, drilled a trio of 3-pointers and finished with 24 points in the 61-50 upset over top-seeded Indiana with Syracuse now advancing to play on Saturday, March 30 against Marquette in an all-Big East Elite Eight.

After the buzzer sounded, Carter-Williams sprinted to the front of section 112, flapped his jersey and pointed to his family. A show of confidence and family support that was much needed after he was informed that his house had burned down days earlier.

Read more about the Carter-Williams profile on CBS Sports online. You can also view the CBS Sports Network.com feature on Carter-Williams showcasing his journey to becoming a basketball star. You can also see a profile of him in Washington Post.

Theater Showcase - A Night of Comedy with BB6
3/29/2013

St. Andrew’s School proudly presents The BB6, a sketch comedy and improvisation troupe, in “Laugh until You BB6”, on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 at 7:00pm in the Black Box Theatre at the McCulloch Center for the Arts, St. Andrew’s School, 63 Federal Rd, Barrington, RI. The BB6 is a student-based comedy group which performs original sketch comedy combined with short-form improv. It’s a fast-paced production that will leave you breathless. The BB6 is comprised of St. Andrew’s School theater students.

“If you rolled ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘Who’s Line Is It Anyway?’ into one, then you would have ‘Laugh Until You BB6’,” says Joanne Fayan, St. Andrew’s School Theater Teacher. “It’s our third year writing our own comedy show and these students come up with some incredibly outrageous and funny material.”

THE CAST – The Members of BB6
Moriah Bourk, Hannah Bourk, Julia Brown, Marissa Levine, Angelika Pellegrino, Jamison Braz , Adam Korte, Lindsey Houlker, Wyatt Bullard, and Shataya Woods
THE TECHNICAL CREW
Owen Robinson

The performance is geared for ages 12 and up and admission is free. For more information, please call 401-246-1230, ext. 3122 or email Joanne Fayan.

St. Andrew's School Annual Hoops for Charity 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament to benefit their Annual Charity Mobile Loaves and Fishes (MLF) Rhode Island.
3/22/2013

The school-wide Annual Hoops for Charity 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, April 6th at 10:00 am benefits St. Andrew's selected annual charity, Mobile Loaves and Fishes (MLF), a non-profit organization originally founded in 1998 by six parishioners at a church in Austin, Texas. Its mission is to provide uncompromising love and hospitality to those in need by empowering a league of volunteers in providing food, clothing, and promoting dignity.

St. Andrew’s senior class advisers and students helped organize the event, and many members of the community volunteer and participate including faculty, students, and alumni along with members of the surrounding community.

Categories of play include:
- NCAA - INTERMEDIATE LEAGUE
Check-in/registration at 9:30 am and games at 10:00 am
- NBA - COMPETITIVE LEAGUE
Check-in/registration at 12:00 pm and games at 12:30 pm

Registration via credit card is available by visiting the event info page. Those interested in registering with cash or check should contact St. Andrew's School main office in McVickar Hall at 401-246-1230. All games are held in Sage Gymnasium and Jones Gymnasium - Raffa Court.

Event Registration cost is $15 per team (3 players). Teams can elect to include a fourth person to count as a substitute for an additional cost of $5. Contact Robert Tisdale regarding sign-ups and for additional information.

Learn more about Mobile Loaves and Fishes (MLF) Rhode Island.

Bonzie Colson '14 named Rhode Island Gatorade boys basketball Player of the Year
3/21/2013

St. Andrew's School junior forward Bonzie Colson was named the Rhode Island Gatorade boys basketball Player of the Year. The award recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the court. Read more in the Providence Journal.

Michael Carter-Williams '11 featured on one of four NCAA tournament preview regional covers for Sports Illustrated
3/19/2013

The 2013 Sports Illustrated NCAA tournament preview issue features four regional covers with one of them showcasing St. Andrew's alumni Michael Carter-Williams '11 who attends Syracuse University. Click here for more info and to view all four covers.

Several St. Andrew's alumni athletes reach Championship basketball action
3/18/2013

St. Andrew's former basketball players Tyler Sabino '12, Kalusha Ndoumbe Ngollo '12, Ndubisi Ezeigwe '09, Aboubacar Casse '11, Michael Carter-Williams '11, and Thomas Garrick '12 make it to the championship round in their respective categories and divisions.

  • Tyler Sabino-D2 NCAA Championship - Indiana University at Pennyslvania
  • Kalusha Ndoumbe Ngollo-D2 NCAA Championship-Franklin Pierce University
  • Ndubisi Ezeigwe-D2 NCAA Championship-Franklin Pierce University
  • Aboubacar Casse-NJCAA D1 Championship-North Platte Community College
  • Michael Carter-Williams-D1 NCAA Championships-Syracuse University
  • Nyheem Sanders-D3 NCAA Championships-Rhode Island College
  • Thomas Garrick-D3 ECAC Championships-Johnson & Wales

Congratulations to all and make sure to keep track of their progress!

End of basketball season honors for St. Andrew's alums Cedric Kuakumensah '12 and Michael Carter-Williams '11
3/15/2013

St. Andrew's School alumni Cedric Kuakumensah '12 and Michael Carter-Williams '11 both receive end-of-season basketball honors. Cedric was recently named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the first freshman to receive the honor. "Kuakumensah turned into the premier defensive player in the Ivy League by blocking a Brown record 66 shots, a mark that ranked sixth in Ivy League history, and was the most ever by a first-year player." Get more details on Brown University's Web site www.brown.edu. You an also read the story in the Providence Journal.

Michael Carter-Williams, a regular in basketball news, most recently received the high honor of becoming a finalist for 2013 Bob Cousy Award. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the final five candidates in consideration for the award. This annual award is given to college basketball’s top point guard and is named after Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtics guard Bob Cousy. An original list of 80 candidates was trimmed down to 20 by a nationally based committee, then down to 10, and now five candidates remain in consideration for one of college basketball’s most prestigious awards. Learn more about this honor by visiting the The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Additional accolades for Carter-Williams include being named All-Big East second team and co-recipient of the Big East Most Improved Player Award.

Michael Carter-Williams '11 is featured in the March issue of Sports Ilustrated for Kids
3/12/2013

Sports Illustrated for Kids March issue features an article on March Madness 2013 and displays a prominent photo of Michael Carter-Williams '11 in action. Keep up with March Madness activity by following the NCAA Men's Championship brackets for Division I, Division II, and Division III.

You can also read a profile about Carter-Williams in the Sporting News where he's mentioned as having an uncanny ability to "discern openings others cannot and to deliver accurate passes that exploit these opportunities".

Jim Hummel of the Hummel Report focuses on Mobile Loaves and Fishes (MLF) Rhode Island, a selected Annual Charity of St. Andrew's School
3/11/2013

The Hummel Report with Jim Hummel, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing up-to-the-minute news and regular investigative video exposé, takes an in depth look at Mobile Loaves and Fishes (MLF) local chapter in Rhode Island with members of the St. Andrew's community seen throughout the story.

Jim Hummel is no stranger to the St. Andrew's community. He was the 2011 Commencement speaker and his father Charles E. Hummel was a past Trustee and Corporation member. Hummel's investigative journalism shows the importance of MLF Rhode Island as they regularly provide outreach to people in Providence and Woonsocket with food and clothing three times a week from local churches such as Barrington United Methodist Church, Barrington Congregational Chuch, St. John's Episcopal Church, St. Luke's Catholic Church, St. James Lutheran Church, Open Table of Christ Methodist Church, First Unitarian Church of Providence, and St. Mary's Church Catholic Church.

Members of the St. Andrew's community shown throughout the story while participating in the MLF food and clothing delivery run include students, Kayleigh H., Joseph J., Erik K., faculty member Phyllis Buckley, and a current. MLF Rhode Island is St. Andrew's Annual Charity and is selected by the senior class. Students, faculty, parents, trustees,  and friends organize and engage in fundraisers to raise awareness and financial support. Learn more about this yearly tradition.

View The Hummel Report's online story on MLF in Rhode Island in its entirety. You can also view on youtube.com The Hummel Report is also available weekly on Newstalk 630 WPRO and 99.7 FM, online at 630WPRO.com, and in print in Motif Magazine.

Tyler Sabino '12 and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Crimson Hawks captures Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) title
3/9/2013

The Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) men's basketball team with St. Andrew's alum Tyler Sabino '12 wins their forth Pennysylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) title in four years on Saturday, March 9 with 52-46 win over Slipper Rock. Read more details about the game. They team now gets an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Check out the NCAA Division II Men's Basketball Championship Bracket with games to begin on Sunday, March 17.

Congratulations to Aboubacar Casse '11 and the North Platte Community College Knights on winning the Region IX Championship
3/8/2013

Aboubacar Casse '11 and the North Platte Community College Knights men's basketball team won the Region IX Championship with a 51-46 victory over the Otero Junior College Rattlers. They now advance to the National Tournament in Hutchinson, KS with opening round games on Monday, March 18.

Read more details on the North Platte Community College Web site.

Lower and Middle School Arts & Science Night and Open House in Hardy Hall on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 pm
3/6/2013

St. Andrew's School extends an open invitation to all members of the St. Andrew's community, friends, and also the surrounding community and general public for the Arts & Science Night and Open House for the Lower and Middle School on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 pm in Hardy Hall. Learn about Arts Integration and Interactive "Hands On" activities such as

  • Mr. Gordon’s Genetic Lab
  • Teapots and Water Pots Exhibit
  • Planets on Parade
  • Critter Litter
  • Ties That Bind Mural

Meet students and faculty and see learning come alive while having fun! Refreshments will be provided.

RSVP and/or for more information, contact Cathleen deLipski at 401-246-1230, extension 3105 or cdelipski@standrews-ri.org.

St. Andrew's Bonzie Colson featured as Rhode Island's top prep player on SouthCoast Today
3/4/2013

Junior Bonzie Colson is highlighted on SouthCoast Today as being the top prep school hoopster in Rhode Island. To date, Colson has received college scholarship offers from URI, Vermont, Boston University, Seton Hall, George Washington, Harvard, Fairfield and Quinnipiac but other colleges like Virginia, Virginia Tech, UConn, Notre Dame, Marquette and Lafayette have also shown interest along with some others. Read more.

St. Andrew's suffers last-second loss of 61-60 to Cushing Academy in NEPSAC AA Championship
3/3/2013

The St. Andrew's team ended the season with a close loss to Cushing Academy during the NEPSAC AA Championship game at Endicott College on Sunday, March 3. The Saints were seeded #8 in the event and already upset top-seeded Worcester Academy and fifth seeded Tilton School in previous games. Read more details about the game in Eastbayri.com, ESPN Boston, and Boston.com for a round-up of all scores.

St. Andrew's heads to NEPSAC AA Championship with defeat over Tilton in 67-66 overtime win
3/1/2013

The St. Andrew's Boys V1 team played #5 Tilton School (NH) in the semifinals at the Groton School in Groton, MA on Friday, March 1 at 4:30 pm. The Saints come home with a 67-66 win in overtime as fans from St. Andrew's cheered them on. Now on to the Championship! They will play #2 Cushing Academy (MA) on Sunday, March 3 at 3:00 pm at Endicott College in Beverly, MA. See online stories in East Bay Newspapers and the Providence Journal.

Congratulations to Boys V1 on their 73-65 upset over #1 seed Worcester Academy
2/27/2013

St. Andrew's traveled to Worcester, Massachusetts and defeated the Hilltoppers on their home court Wednesday, February 27 during the NEPSAC Class AA Quarterfinals at 3:00 pm. The #8 seeded Saints will now play #5 Tilton School (NH) in the semifinals at the Groton School in Groton, MA on Friday, March 1 at 4:30 pm.  Also, the second game of the day will feature #2 Cushing Academy (MA) against #3 Kimball Union Academy (NH) at 6:00 pm. Good Luck Saints!

St. Andrew's community and friends rally together during recent Blood Drive on campus
2/27/2013

St. Andrew's School hosted a Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 27 and signage was prominently displayed on campus and in Barrington helping to get the word out. 29 donations were collected during the event. Rhode Island Blood Center's (RIBC) Blood Mobile was stationed on campus near Sage Gymnasium allowing easy access for participants. During past Blood Drives, St. Andrew's has been recognized as High School Heros as part of RIBC's challenge to encourage high school students to become life-long blood donors by educating, motivating, and rewardings students who donate blood three times within the school year at either their high school blood drive, at one of the Blood Center's fixed locations, or at a community blood drive. Acknowledgment of their efforts included a Certificate of Accomplishment from U.S. Senator, Rhode Island Jack Reed and a plaque from RIBC in recognition of Earning Third Place during their yearly challenge for  2011-12. Early in the 2012 - 13 school year, St. Andrew's received a Certificate of Recognition for 79 donations providing hope and LIfe to 237 community individuals. Learn more about Rhode Island Blood Center and locations and times for future Blood Drives. Great job St. Andrew's!

Follow-up to Workshop for Parents and Students has been canceled
2/24/2013

A follow-up discussion to the Workshop on Finding a College to Match a Student's Learning Needs and Gap Year info scheduled to take place on Monday, February 25th at 7:00 pm in Gardiner Dining Hall HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Previously many parents and students showed up for the original Workshop led by the Learning Services Department on Monday, February 4th and it included a presentation by Susan Hanflik, M.Ed., Certified Educational Planner, and expert regarding College Supports for Learning Differences.

Areas discussed included the following:

  • Overview of types of learning services offered at colleges:   Comprehensive level, Services level, or “just accommodations”
  • Review of a Checklist of Considerations (linked to individual needs) when selecting a college/university
  • Overview of Ms. Hanflik’s Web site and what she has to offer parents (350 colleges included in her database are reviewed annually)
  • Overview of Gap Year ideas
  • Q & A session

To learn more about Susan Hanflik and Associates or for follow-up questions, please contact Susan Hanflik directly by visiting http://shanflikandassociates.com

Rhode Island College Anchormen with guard Nyheem Sanders '09 captures 5th Little East Conference (LEC) Championship
2/23/2013

The Rhode Island College men's basketball team won the 2013 Little East Conference Tournament by beating Keene State 60-53 in the championship round Saturday, February 23 at the Murray Center. In Saturday’s win, junior guard Nyheem Sanders '09 pitched in with 13 points and four rebounds. Read more at www.ric.edu and www.littleeast.com about their win.

St. Andrew's School presents "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare
2/11/2013

This dynamic tragedy of power and madness is adapted by theater teacher Joanne Fayan to a one-hour production. Tempted by the prophecies of three mysterious witches, Macbeth’s ambition to be King of Scotland leads him and his wife, Lady Macbeth, into an outlandish world of deceit and murder.

“Our adaptation of Shakespeare’s final tragedy, geared for high school students, is filled with the great Shakespearean elements: murder, witches, and insanity,” says Ms. Fayan. “Audience and actors alike are together on the stage for a unique and intimate theatrical experience.”

Due to inclement weather, performances have been rescheduled to the following:

Thursday, February 14 at 7:30pm
Friday, February 15 at 2:30pm
Keats Theatre, McCulloch Center for the Arts
St. Andrew’s School

63 Federal Road, Barrington, RI 02806

Click here for cast and technical crew information.

For more information, please call 401-246-1230 or email jfayan@standrews-ri.org.

Workshop for Parents and Students: Finding Colleges To Match a Student’s Learning Needs and information on Gap Year Programs
1/27/2013

Parents and students interested in learning more about specialized learning services offered in colleges should attend this workshop at St. Andrew's School, Gardiner Dining Hall.

NEW DATE: Monday, February 4th at 7:00 pm.

Susan Hanflik, M.Ed., Certified Educational Planner, and expert regarding College Supports for Learning Differences will present the following information:

  • Overview of types of learning services offered at colleges:   Comprehensive level, Services level, or “just accommodations”
  • Review of a Checklist of Considerations (linked to individual needs) when selecting a college/university
  • Overview of Ms. Hanflik’s Web site and what she has to offer parents (350 colleges included in her database are reviewed annually)
  • Overview of Gap Year ideas
  • Q & A session

Prior to the workshop, parents should Record a log for one week of everything you do in daily living to support your son or daughter, e.g., wake child up, set alarm, prepare dinner, laundry, drive…

While statistics vary, one recent source stated that 40% of students drop out of college, and of those 40%, 75% of them drop out within the first two years, often due to lack of independent daily living skills.

St. Andrew's to sponsor MLF (Mobile Loaves and Fishes) Run with coordination at Barrington Congregational Church
1/21/2013

On Friday, January 25, St. Andrew’s Middle School students  will prepare chili in the kitchen facilities at Barrington Congregational Church as the hot food offering for Saturday, January 26 MLF Run. Food will be prepped by students and Faculty around 10:00 am in order to stock the MLF truck. They will proceed to a community in Rhode Island to distribute food and clothing and then return at 3:00 pm to unload, clean, and return truck to the Church. All donations are provided by the St. Andrew’s community.

Mobile Loaves and Fishes is the organization chosen as the 2012-13 St. Andrew’s Annual Charity.  Each year the St. Andrew's senior class selects an Annual Charity to support. Seniors are encouraged by Class advisers to select a local charity that can provide community service opportunities for all of the students. Past charities have included Edesia, Doctors Without Borders, The International Institute of RI, and The Tomorrow Fund. Throughout the year, students and faculty organize and engage in fundraisers to raise awareness and financial support.

Mobile Loaves and Fishes (MLF) was originally founded in 1998 by six parishioners at a church in Austin, Texas.  Its mission is to provide uncompromising love and hospitality to those in need by empowering a league of volunteers in providing food, clothing, and promoting dignity.  MLF accomplishes its mission through use of catering trucks, which distribute food, clothing and hygiene products to the homeless and working poor.  MLF currently serves seven cities nationwide, including Providence and New Bedford.

Rhode Island state officials and AT&T to present at St. Andrew's School about the dangers of texting
1/6/2013

Rhode Island's Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, Department of Transportation Director Michael P. Lewis, State Police Major David Tikoian, and AT&T's spokesman Will Keyser are bringing attention to the dangers of texting and driving with a high school awareness tour that includes a presentation to the St. Andrew's community on Wednesday, January 9, 2013.

Invited speakers will bring AT&T’s powerful "Texting & Driving...It Can Wait"  campaign to Middle and Upper School students (grades 6-PG). After an introduction by the Head Master John D. Martin, students and teachers will view an AT&T documentary featuring families impacted by texting and driving accidents, and will then be asked to sign a pledge to not text and drive. Members of the Barrington Bay Team Kathy Sullivan and Joann Rowley have also been invited to attend the presentation.

“We are spreading the message to young drivers across Rhode Island: No text message is so important that it’s worth taking your attention off the road and risking lives in the process,” said Attorney General Kilmartin, who sponsored the state’s landmark legislation in 2009 banning texting while driving in Rhode Island.   “Whether turning the phone off, taking a pledge, or just making it a personal practice, the next time you think about sending or answering a text while operating a vehicle please remember – It Can Wait.”

The St. Andew's community can then encourage others to bring awareness to the dangers of texting by visiting www.itcanwait.com and take a no-texting-and-driving pledge, and share their promise with others via Twitter (#itcanwait) and Facebook.

Recent highlights of professional basketball player Rakim Sanders '07 in Israel
11/1/2012

After graduating from Fairfield University as a forward on the basketball team for the Stags, Rakim Sanders '07 continued his basketball career as a professional with Maccabi Tel Aviv. Sanders signed a contract after participating in the Portsmouth Invitational and playing in the NBA Summer League with the Golden State Warrors.

Although he signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv, Sanders will began the season with Galil/Gilboa, who gained the talents of Sanders through a sign-and-loan deal with Maccabi Tel Aviv.

Check out Sanders in Game 1 highlights, Game 2 highlights, and the latest coverage in Game 3 highlights.

Over 100 members of the St. Andrew's community participates in International Coastal Cleanup
10/2/2012

A new record of over 100 members of the St. Andrew's community participated in the program to rid the ocean of harmful trash on Saturday, September 15 at Bristol Town Beach near Colt State Park.

Numerous faculty members and students joined the international efforts to create a healthy environment. Volunteers collected over 400 pounds of trash, which included cigarette butts, plastic bags, food wrappers, straws/stirrers, and fishing line, which had entangled a sea gull.

The initiative, spearheaded by the Ocean Conservancy and sponsored locally by the Audubon Society of RI, is the world's largest volunteer effort for ocean health with more than nine million volunteers from 152 countries and locations participating.

Generous donations for the volunteers were provided by Dunkin Donuts, Bagels, Etc. and an anonymous donor.

St. Andrew's highlighted in news as new home to children's theater program
10/2/2012

The Barrington Times recently featured ACT @ St. Andrew's (ACTSA) in the news highlighting the success of the new program. ACTSA is formerly All Children’s Theatre, a renowned Providence-based drama company. The revamped program is open to all kids whether they attend St. Andrew’s or not and extends to all of Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts. Read more about ACTSA in the Barrington Tiimes.

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