April 11, 2024 Dear Parent/Guardian, Today we had to evacuate the building due to a strong odor of gas. Out of an abundance of caution, a team consisting of the Newport Fire Department and Rhode Island Energy was called to Pell to assess the situation. After a thorough investigation, the team deemed the building safe for students to return. At no time were students unsafe or in any danger. This is the second incident this week regarding a strong odor of gas. Both incidents have been investigated and are unrelated. The first incident had to do with our boiler. The second incident involved one of our rooftop ventilation units. Both items have been addressed and are undergoing repairs. Safety is our number one priority. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Traci Westman Principal Claiborne Pell Elementary Newport Public Schools
9 days ago, Nicole Silvia, MSW
Today we had to evacuate the building due to a strong odor of gas. Out of an abundance of caution, a team consisting of Newport Fire Department and Rhode Island Energy were called to Pell to assess the situation. After a thorough investigation, the team deemed the building safe for students to return. At no time were students unsafe or in any danger. Due to this interruption, we will be rescheduling today's RICAS session for grade 4; details to follow. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me. Traci Westman PrincipalClaiborne Pell Elementary Newport Public Schools Hoy tuvimos que evacuar el edificio debido a un fuerte olor a gas. Por precaución, un equipo formado por el Departamento de Bomberos de Newport y Rhode Island Energy fue llamado a Pell para evaluar la situación. Después de una investigación exhaustiva, el equipo consideró que el edificio era seguro para el regreso de los estudiantes. En ningún momento los estudiantes estuvieron inseguros o en peligro. Debido a esta interrupción, reprogramamos la sesión de RICAS de hoy para el grado 4; detalles a seguir. Si tiene alguna pregunta o inquietud, no dude en ponerse en contacto conmigo. Traci Westman Directora Escuela Primaria Claiborne Pell Escuelas públicas de Newport
12 days ago, Kathryn McKeon
Theme Thursday for April is Positive Messaging. Where your positivity!
17 days ago, Nicole Silvia, MSW
Pell Champion T-shirts on sale tomorrow during parent teacher conferences in the library with the book fair
6 months ago, Nicole Silvia, MSW
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Good Afternoon Pell Families, Just a reminder, tomorrow Friday, October 20th is a professional development day for faculty. No school for students. Have a wonderful afternoon, Pell Admin Team Buenas tardes familias Pell, Sólo un recordatorio, mañana viernes 20 de octubre es un día de desarrollo profesional. No hay escuela para estudiantes. Que tengas una tarde maravillosa, Pell Admin Team
6 months ago, Kathryn McKeon
Free flu vaccine clinic at Pell Elementary School on October 25th from 4:00 - 7:00 PM in the gymnasium. To schedule an appointment register online for at schoolflu.com Online registration is required to ensure the availability of the vaccine, walk-ins wil be limited. For more information, visit health.ri.gov/flu/ or call the Department of Health's information line at 401-222-5960
6 months ago, Kathryn McKeon
Flu Clinic
Flu Clinica
Open House: Tuesday, Sep 26, 2023 4:30-5:30- PK,Kindergarten, Grade 1 5:30-6:30- Grade 2,3,and 4 Pell School’s Open House will be held by grade level groups. Please look at the schedule above to see which time is assigned to your child’s(ren) . Teachers will be in their classrooms during their assigned grade level times. Please note we are asking that you come during the assigned times to assist with parking. Children may attend but should remain with you during your time at the school.
7 months ago, Nicole Silvia, MSW
Good Morning, Due to the Jewish Holiday, Yom Kippur (Sunday, September 24th-Monday, September 25th), our Pre-K, First Grade and Second Grade Open House which was scheduled for Monday, September 25th, will be rescheduled to Tuesday, September 26th from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there. There will be no change to the Second, Third and Fourth Grade Open House.
7 months ago, Nicole Silvia, MSW
Another successful PK literacy night event at Pell! Thank you PK faculty and staff for hosting an informative literacy night.
11 months ago, Kathryn McKeon
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PK Literacy
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PK  Literacy Night
Exciting Times ahead for our incoming K students. Head Start Pre-K and Club Tora came to visit Kindergarten Classrooms.
11 months ago, Kathryn McKeon
Mrs. McBrier's class
Mrs. Borges
Pell Students at the Ocean Live Park during the Ocean Race Stopover. They participated in hands-on activities, visited sustainability exhibits, & interactive understanding of ocean health with impact changes that can be made by all in the Exploration Zone.
11 months ago, Kathryn McKeon
Pell School STEM booth
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STEM booth
Pell students
11 months ago, Nicole Silvia, MSW
Penny Carnival at Pell Come play games and win prizes while donating some "spare change" for LLS, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Friday, May 5th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For any questions please contact Taylor Ardito at taylorfrazier@npsri.net
12 months ago, Kathryn McKeon
Penny Carnival
Carnaval Del Centavo
The Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children (RIAEYC) and BrightStars are proud to announce that Champion Childcare at Pell Elementary School, operated by The NFCOZ, has achieved a 5 Star Rating- the highest rating for licensed child care programs in the state
12 months ago, Nicole Silvia, MSW
5star rating
Next week April 10th through April 14th is April Vacation and there will be no school for the week. Enjoy your time off.
about 1 year ago, Nicole Silvia, MSW
Accepting Kindergarten Registration for 2023-2024 School Year
about 1 year ago, Kathryn McKeon
Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten Registraton Spanish
Kindergarten Registration Portugues
April is the Month of the Military Child. The Month of the Military Child is a time to recognize military children.
about 1 year ago, Kathryn McKeon
April Month of the Military Child
T.J. Del Santo from Channel 12 news came to Pell and presented to our kindergarten students. Thank you for the visit T.J. Del Santo!
about 1 year ago, Kathryn McKeon
T.J.  Del Santo @ Pell
Viking Athletes Celebrate Reading Week Thank you Miss Chaves and Viking Athletes for making time to read with our students.
about 1 year ago, Kathryn McKeon
Viking Readers
Good Evening Pell families In an abundance of caution with the predicted snow fall Pell School will be closed for Tuesday February 28th. This is a traditional snow day and there are no academic expectations for the day. Enjoy the snow!
about 1 year ago, Nicole Silvia, MSW