Nayatt News Update 9.17.2021
Empowering All Students to Excel

Nayatt School Information:
Virtual Open House-Thursday, September 29th, 6-7:30 PM

  • Open House will be thirty minutes long. It is a general presentation about communication with families, the daily schedule, and curriculum tools and resources to give you an insight into your child’s day.
  • If you have any questions specific to your child, please email the teacher to set up a phone conference or zoom meeting.  Thank you.

The Schedule is as follows:

  • 6-6:30 PM-Meet with K and 1 Teachers
  • 6:30-7:00 PM-Meet with 2 and 3 Teachers
  • 7:00-7:30 PM-Specialists, Special Educators and Special Subject teachers as well as support staff will hold office hours.
  • 6-7:30 PM-Mrs. Learned will be available as well.

I will send the chart  with links to staff zooms to families prior to the week of Open House.

October 6th-Nayatt School Picture Day

  • Photos are taken outdoors with Coffee Pond.
  • Parents will be able to order online in advance of the day.
  • More information to follow.

COVID-19 Protocols

  • Please be sure to wear a mask on school grounds.  There are lots of people close together at pick up and drop off areas.  Thank you.

Full COVID Protocols will be available on the District website by clicking here on 8/25/2021

Flu Clinics:
Barrington High School
DATE: Thursday, October 7, 2021
TIME:  8 AM – 12 PM
PARTICIPANTS: Students and Staff/Faculty
Sowams Elementary School
DATE: Wednesday, October 20, 2021
TIME:  4 – 7 PM
PARTICIPANTS: Community Clinic (ages 3 and up)
Barrington High School
DATE: Wednesday, November 10, 2021
TIME:  4 – 7  PM
PARTICIPANTS: Community Clinic (ages 3 and up)

Nayatt Arrival Dismissal Procedures

  • Please do not get out of your vehicle, there are lots of moving parts at arrival and dismissal.
  • If you have a car seat for your child that forces you to get out of your car, please pull into a parking space to do this and our staff will walk them over.
  • Please do not cross in the crosswalks until directed to do so by our staff.
  • Thank you for your cooperation and support with safety needs.

Chartwell School Lunch Program

  • School lunches will continue to be provided to all interested students free of charge.
  • Students will order lunch in their classrooms this week.
  • September Menu


  • 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.

BCI Drop-Ins  
Volunteers are asked to bring a photo of their ID. 

  • Monday, September 20th, School garden (weather permitting)-Nayatt- 9:00am-10:00am
  • Tuesday, September 21st, Front of school (weather permitting)-Sowams- 9:00am-10:00am
  • Wednesday, September 22nd, Front of school (weather permitting) Primrose- 9:00am-10:00am

Community News:
Scout Flyer
Oddmire Book Discussion with the Author

RI Dept. of Health Educational Videos about the Flu Vaccine:
 Will flu vaccine give me the flu?
Is the flu vaccine really free?   
Where can I get a flu vaccine?
 Why should I get a flu vaccine?
 "Your Best Protection Against the Flu" 

Have a great weekend!

Tracey Learned, Principal of Nayatt School, A Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, 2015