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​Below are the dates for our PTO meetings.  Most meetings occur on the first Monday of the month. However, September, October, and December are not.  All meetings take place at 7:00 in the evening in the Sowams cafeteria.

September 8

October 13

November 2

December 14

January 4

February 1

March 7

April 4

May 2

June 6


All school volunteers are required by RI State Law to have a BCI (Criminal Records Check). A hard copy of your BCI must be submitted to the School Volunteer Office prior to volunteering. If you have never submitted a BCI to the school department, you may obtain one at the Barrington Police Station, Rhode Island Attorney General's Office, or at any of the following BCI drop-in dates at our schools: 

Tuesday, September 8

Sowams- 8:00-9:00 am

HMS- 9:15-10:15 am

Primrose- 2:00-2:30 pm

Wednesday, September 9

Nayatt- 8:00-9:00 am

Sowams -2:00-2:30 pm

HMS- 2:45-3:15 pm

Thurday, September 10

Primrose- 8:00-9:00 am

Nayatt- 2:00-2:30 pm

Thursday, September 17

Barrington Middle School 8:00-9:00 am

Barrington Middle School 1:30-2:00 pm

Please bring a photo ID and a check (cash not accepted) for $5.00 made out to BCI. All paperwork and notary services will be provided.

Please note that we do not have access to BCIs that you may have had for other reasons such as for coaching, scouts or employment. You must provide a hard copy of your BCI to the school department. Only BCI approved volunteers are permitted to work with students.​


Wednesday, September 16, 2015

More information will be sent home via Backpack Express


​To sign up for the school directory, click on the PTO link above.


To access the Handbook, click on the "Resources" tab above.​

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