News & Announcements

WGESCO January Meeting

posted Jan 2, 2018, 8:01 AM by Glocester Webmaster

The WGESCO meeting for January has been changed to Wednesday, January 10th @ 6:00.

Local Advisory Committee (LAC) Meeting

posted Dec 22, 2017, 11:47 AM by Glocester Webmaster



(Serving Foster, Foster/Glocester, Glocester and Scituate School Districts)

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Northwest Special Education Region

23A Theodore Foster Drive

N. Scituate, RI 02857

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.



1.  Executive function

2.  Social and emotional learning

If you plan to attend please register by calling  647-4106

CHILD-CARE   ~ will be provided during the meeting by a qualified adult.

If you are in need of this service please call at least 24 hours in advance.


posted Dec 15, 2017, 11:25 AM by Glocester Webmaster   [ updated Dec 18, 2017, 7:17 AM ]

The fifth grade at West Glocester as part of their #choosekind theme this year, has donated $408 to schools in need. The fifth graders created and sold bookmarks to raise the funds. They located two schools in need through, an online fundraising website. Dick's Sporting Goods matched the donations. One of the schools requested performance shorts for their dance team and it was fulfilled using the donation from the fifth graders at West! Here is the link to the DonorsChoose site with pictures of the students receiving their new performance shorts! Great job 5th graders at West. You have made a difference in many peoples lives by choosing to be kind!

Cookies and Cocoa with Santa

posted Dec 8, 2017, 11:17 AM by Glocester Webmaster

Hi everyone. Cookies and Cocoa with Santa is ON!!! We are super excited that Santa may be sledding in on a little bit of snow, but the bulk of the inclement weather will be AFTER the reindeer fly off. Should the weather forecast change, please check the West Glocester Elementary School Community Organization FaceBook page for any updates.

Early Release/Parent-Teacher Conferences

posted Nov 4, 2017, 5:13 AM by Glocester Webmaster

Monday, November 6 students will be released early at 1:30. Parent-Teacher conferences will begin at 1:30 and go through 6:30. If you haven't already arranged for a conference time please call the school (401-567-0350) and see what's available. 

Health & Wellness Committee

posted Sep 22, 2017, 9:40 AM by Glocester Webmaster

The Health & Wellness Committee will be meeting on Monday, October 2 at 8:00 am in the West Glocester Library. All are welcome.

Child Outreach Screenings

posted Sep 21, 2017, 11:21 AM by Glocester Webmaster

The Child Outreach program in the Northwest Region will be offering FREE screenings in vision, hearing, speech, and development for all pre-school children between 3 and 5 years of age, living in the towns of Burrillville, Foster, Glocester, North Smithfield and Scituate. This service is provided by the school districts in the above mentioned five towns.
Parents are encouraged to have their children screened beginning at age three and then annually until they enter Kindergarten. Appointments for screening can be made by contacting Julie LePain, Child Outreach Coordinator at 647-7560 or Unless otherwise indicated, regular screening hours are from 8:45 am until 3:00 pm.

Chepachet Union Church, 1138 Putnam Pike, Glocester, RI
October 30, 2017
November 29, 2017 (11:30-6 pm)
February 6, 2018
March 1, 2018
April 6, 2018
May 23, 2018

IMPORTANT - Calendar Changes

posted Sep 6, 2017, 6:36 AM by Glocester Webmaster   [ updated Sep 6, 2017, 6:36 AM ]

All Parents and Families:


Due to some confusion surrounding the Federal vs State observance of the Veteran's Day holiday and some busing issues, our school calendar will need to be revised. The federal government is celebrating Veteran’s Day on Friday, November 10th but RI will observe the holiday on Monday, November 13th.  


As a result, we will need to revise our 2017-18 school calendar.  We will change our observance of the holiday to Monday, November 13.  School will be in session on Friday, November 10.  


In addition, this means the Early Release Day will be changed to November 6th.   Parent Conferences will be held November 6th instead of November 13th; same time 1:30-6:30 pm.

We apologize for the confusion and inconvenience this has caused.  Please call the school with any questions.

Thank you,

Ms Zambarano

Sea to See

posted Sep 1, 2017, 11:25 AM by Glocester Webmaster

Jim Hutchinson will be riding his bike from St. Augustine, Florida to San Diego, CA starting on September 3. Why would anyone do that??? Jim is trying to bring awareness and raise funds for the OA Foundation. Jim's grandson James is a student at Fogarty Memorial School and has extremely limited vision caused by a genetically inherited condition known as Ocular Albinism. We all will be following his journey through his website Tune in and watch his progress and donate! Go Jim!!!

2017-18 Bus Routes Available

posted Aug 24, 2017, 8:34 AM by Glocester Webmaster   [ updated Aug 24, 2017, 8:40 AM ]

The 2017-18 Glocester Elementary Bus Routes are now available by clicking here or on the drop down menu under Parent Resources.

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