Nayatt News Update 9.3.2021

Empowering All Students to Excel

Nayatt School Office Contact Information:

Tuesday, September 7th in observance of Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday, September 8th-First Official Day of School

Upcoming Events:

  • September 16th-Yom Kippur-Day of Atonement

    • No School

  • September 29th-Open House-Save the date

  • October 6th-Nayatt School Picture Day

COVID-19 Protocols

  • BPS reserves the right to enroll students who refuse to wear a mask into the online learning program. 

Hybrid Learning

  • As a reminder, the only hybrid instruction that will occur during the 2021-2022 school year will be for those students who have been isolated or quarantined by the District in collaboration with RIDOH, or those who have tested positive for COVID-19. 

  • Quarantine due to travel, isolation imposed outside of the district, or typical sick days are not eligible for hybrid instruction. 

Nayatt Arrival Dismissal Procedures

  • Please review carefully.

  • Students must live beyond .75 of a mile to be eligible for the bus.

  • Bus information can be found in Aspen for existing families.  Click on demographics and the bus tab is along the top.

  • This will give you the bus #, time of pick up and drop off, and stop location.

  • New families to Barrington will receive a letter from the district to set up their Aspen account.

  • Please email Mrs. Patota, Mrs. Rathbone or myself if you are new and need bus information.

  • See chart above.

Transportation Information

Health & Safety Protocols for the Bus:

  • Masks will continue to be required on school buses for both students and drivers.  

  • Buses will also continue the practice of maximizing ventilation, with windows partially open. 

  • Students have assigned seating and household members will sit together where applicable.

Nayatt School Newsletter

  • We will send out weekly Nayatt News Updates via email on Fridays of each week unless an alternate day is communicated from administration. 

  • Copies of the newsletter can also be found on our website Nayatt School Website

Chartwell School Lunch Program

  • School lunches will continue to be provided to all interested students free of charge.

Chartwells Food Services/Lunch Information:

Nayatt School Lunch/Recess Monitors:

  • Nayatt is in need of lunch/recess monitors for the upcoming school year.

  • The role is from 11:15 AM-1 PM, usually 5 days per week, but some volunteers have split the position.

  • The monitors supervise lunch in the classroom for about 20 minutes or so depending on the grade level.

  • They also go out to recess to a designated area-playground, blacktop, basketball, etc. for about 25 minutes.

  • Please contact me at if you are interested in helping us out in the upcoming school year.

  • It is a paid position, several of our Teacher Assistants started out as lunch/recess monitors.

Substitute Teachers:

  • The Barrington Public Schools will be recruiting for substitute teachers in the upcoming school year.

  • Please watch for information on School Spring RI.



  • We will have volunteers in our schools.

  • They must be vaccinated and have a current BCI.

  • Anita DiMatteo, the BPS Volunteer Coordinator, will be collecting and organizing this information.

  • Volunteer opportunities include room parents, guest readers, math and reading buddies, etc.

  • At the K-3 level, volunteers will not start in classrooms until Oct. 1st

  • Mrs. Bertoncini will be working with her library volunteer coordinator and these volunteers will be starting the school year with us.

Inclement/Snow Day Weather Protocols

  • Announcements of school closures will occur on the RI Broadcaster Network. 

  • If you would like to enroll in text alerts from the RIBN, click here

  • In addition, announcements will go out from the District via robocall, text, and email on our Thrillshare system. 

  • Please make certain that your cell number and email are updated in Aspen to ensure that you receive notifications. 

  • Snow Days will occur via asynchronous or synchronous learning weather permitting. 

  • Snow days will include a ½ day of synchronous or asynchronous lessons for students followed by independent time.

  •  Educators will engage in professional development. 

Community News:

Scout Flyer

School Handbooks will be sent out soon!

Have a great long weekend!


Tracey Learned, Principal