TUESDAY IS FEINSTEIN DAY AT MCCABE AND WINSOR! We invite staff and students to wear their Feinstein shirts or sweatshirts to school. If you do not have a Feinstein shirt, please wear something green and gold (yellow), your class color shirt (Winsor), a shirt with a positive message, or a shirt with a positive message you attach to it. No pressure! It is just meant to be a fun, spirit day!
McCabe wishes our district winner, Winsor's Laura Costello, the best of luck today in Rhode Island's State Spelling Bee! You are already a winner, Laura!
Congratulations to Robert Gazaryan and Natalia Taylor, McCabe's Spelling Bee winner and first runner-up, respectively, for their great job during our District Spelling Bee! Natalia is Smithfield's Spelling Bee first runner-up.
Tomorrow is "Soup-er Bowl Sports Day" at McCabe! Everyone is invited to wear their favorite sport item or team color!
McCabe welcomes back all of its in-house students tomorrow. We missed you!
Parents - Please "save the date" for our annual Parent/Teacher Conferences on Monday, December 14th. More information on how to schedule appointments with teachers is coming soon!
Please remember that Tomorrow is Red, White, and Blue Day at McCabe!
Just a reminder that Election Day is a Professional Development Day for teachers. Have a great day!
Tomorrow is a Smithfield Flex Day. All students work from their homes on these days. Assignments for in-school and virtual students are "paper and pencil". While assignments may be posted in the class Google Classroom, the emphasis is on non-computer work for in-school and virtual students.
McCabe welcomes our Preschool Buddies to their first day of school!
Good morning! Yes, there is school in Smithfield tomorrow!
Thank you, McCabe PTO, for all of your thoughtful messages and treats on our first day of school! You created smiles that glowed beyond our masks!
BUS ROUTES ARE POSTED! Transportation is available for students who are NOT in a walk zone and did NOT opt out of transportation this year. See this site for information on times and stops: https://www.smithfield-ps.org/o/smithfield-public-schools/page/transportation--244
Please be reading all of McCabe's/Winsor's "Blended Beginnings" as they are populated with quick information, as well as documents, plans, and protocols that are important for all of us.
Tonight's McCabe/Winsor Family Forum will take place at 6:30 p.m. Please refer to the link provided in this past weekend's Blended Beginnings as well as in an email that was sent to all families and school staff.
Please save the date for our McCabe-WInsor online Family Forum scheduled for Tuesday, 8/18 @6:30 p,m. The meeting link will be shared on Monday.
Please use this URL to view Smithfield's Return to School Report #8: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sMjy11cP3t6FyGwtFBXVp1cyd-oD_Yg06NE1solM6d0/edit?usp=sharing
New Smithfield Elementary School Naming: The Winsor-McCabe Unification Committee is excited about partnering with stakeholders in the town of Smithfield to choose a name for the merger of our two schools. Please refer to the link below to share your "voice" with us. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hMwdeks-o266S37w9Ofa1k94uWOxA720/view?usp=sharing
Our next Winsor-McCabe Unification Committee Meeting will take place tomorrow, Thursday, July 30th, at 6:30 p.m. This will be a Smithfield School Committee Workshop, via a virtual meeting and teleconference format. Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/612670821 You can also dial in using your phone. United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679 Access Code: 612-670-821
Please use this URL to view Smithfield's Return to School Report #6: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TBC_fmvrdnSCAS4k_k8SBPlRWyCko6DEM3i5gTm4swc/edit?usp=sharing
Our next Winsor-McCabe Unification Committee Meeting will take place tomorrow, Monday, July 20th, at 6:30 p.m. This will be a Smithfield School Committee Workshop, via a virtual meeting and teleconference format. Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/890974389.
Happy Father's Day to all fathers and grandfathers!
Thank you, Dr. Brian Ackerman, for your dedication and hard work! You will be missed. We wish you only the best in your new endeavor!
Our Kindergarten Celebration was enjoyed by all!
We enjoyed our Preschool Celebration today!
It was great meeting our new kindergarten students tonight during our Story Time!
Tomorrow is PTO Appreciation Day at McCabe. Thank you for all of the ways that you support us!
We are looking forward to our Grade Five Principal's Virtual Breakfast tomorrow!
McCabe enjoyed and benefited from our collaborative opportunities during our Professional Day!
Just a Reminder: Tomorrow is Memorial Day. There is no school!
Tomorrow, May 20th, is a Professional Day. Students, enjoy your flexible learning activities!
Happy Nurses' Day, Mrs. Traverse!
It is with great pleasure that I share that this year's Smithfield Teacher of the Year is our very own Mrs. Jenn Pushee! We congratulate Jenn on this well-deserved award!
Happy McCabe Faculty & Staff Appreciation Week!
McCabe's families are encouraged to participate in the Feinstein "Window Sign Challenge" to show support for Smithfield's first responders and essential workers.
This is just a reminder that tomorrow, faculty and staff will be involved in professional development, collaboration, and planning. Teachers have left student assignments, etc. in their Google Classrooms.
Happy Administrative Assistants' Week to Mrs. Denise Connell! We thank Denise for all that she does for the McCabe family!
McCabe's Virtual Learning continues today! We hope all of our staff and families are safe, well, and have power!
This is just a reminder that on April 9th and April 10th there is no school in Smithfield. Enjoy your long weekend!
At the request of many, tomorrow is McCabe's #Learnathome Pajama Day!
Preschool families are reminded that we still have some packets left by teachers for students on Friday, March 13th. These contain learning activities for your preschooler. Please email Mrs. Pleau if you would like to pick your child's up at McCabe's office.
Learning packets for students who were not in school on Friday, March 13th can be picked up at McCabe tomorrow from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Just a reminder: Emails were sent to grade five families yesterday afternoon and last night communicating that today's grade five Pequot field trip was cancelled yesterday.
Do you have a favorite basketball team that you would like to see chosen for the NCAA Tournament this Sunday? Adults and students are invited to wear something (even an appropriate sign) to support their favorite team tomorrow.
Adults and students are invited to wear their Banner Ceremony Shirts or Unified Shirts tomorrow. We will participate in “Runway Walk Wednesday” with Smithfield High School Unified.
McCabe is excited about our Respect Week which begins tomorrow! Feel free to wear your mismatched socks!
McCabe's Sunrise Shout-Out: We received a phone call over vacation from Mario Hilario, NBC 10 WJAR, letting us know that our Sunrise Shout-Out from September will be again aired on Wednesday, February 26th at 6:00 a.m.
Happy Unified Feinstein Day!
Students loved their Unified Celebration Popsicles today!
Please join us for Smithfield Elementary Schools' Family Wellness Celebration. It is being held tonight, January 29th, from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM in Smithfield High School's Cafeteria.
Happy Super Bowl Wednesday at McCabe!
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to wear their Feinstein shirts tomorrow.
Tomorrow is Feinstein Day at McCabe. All shirts that were ordered went home on Monday. Adults and students are invited to wear their Feinstein shirt to school tomorrow.
Happy New Year to all! McCabe is looking forward to the return of our students and staff tomorrow.
Due to Smithfield's schools being closed today, McCabe's Winter SIng-Alongs will take place on Friday, 12/20.
McCabe's adults and students are looking forward to attending the SHS Holiday Concert today!
What a great turnout for Parent-Teacher Conferences today and our Book Fair tonight! Thank you, PTO, for the delicious dinner!
McCabe's Walking School Bus will take its last trip this morning for 2019. We hope to see you there. Please join us if you can!
Happy Veterans Day! We are so grateful for your service! #30DaysofGratitude
Students enjoyed their RICAS Celebration Popsicle Day! We work together, support one another, and celebrate our successes!
Today is Feinstein Day at McCabe. Thank you, Mr. Feinstein, for all of the ways in which you support us, and assist us in helping others!
Tomorrow is Pink-Out Day at McCabe! What a great ending to our awesome Red Ribbon Week!
It looks like our Walking School Bus will be on the road this morning!
Thank you, SHS, for inviting McCabe to your Traveling Art Show! Adults and students were all "wowed"!
Tomorrow is Picture Day at McCabe. Boosterthon Hooray, Pajama Day is on Tuesday.
What an awesome day the McCabe team had at our "Recess Rocks" training today! It was great having the OCRS team there with us, as well.
McCabe's Walking School Bus will be cancelled this morning due to updated weather forecasts. Have a great day!
This is just a reminder that tonight's Elementary Wellness Workshop begins at 6:30 p.m. in Smithfield High School's auditorium. We hope to see you there!
McCabe's Walking School Bus will be "on the road" again on Wednesday. Please consider joining us.
Our PTO Meeting tonight (6:30 p.m.) will include a presentation from Superintendent Judy Paolucci about Smithfield's Elementary Reconfiguration process. We hope to see you there!
McCabe is looking forward to our Fire Safety Assemblies tomorrow!
McCabe was an array of bright colors today! We pledge to "Start with Hello"!
Collins writing strategies have been contagious and engaging today for students and grade three to five teachers! The day has been a "WOW"! Thank you, Bill Atwood!
The tenets of "Start with Hello Week" underscore everything that the McCabe family wants to be!
Congratulations, McCabe, for being featured on WJAR NBC10 Shoutout this morning! Great job, Ella!!!
McCabe is looking forward to meeting and greeting our families tomorrow evening, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.! We hope to see you there!
Congratulations, McCabe, for achieving our 50% Boosterthon goal!!! Here comes, Cowgirl Pleau!!!
McCabe's preschoolers are very excited about their Fun Runs today!!!
Today is Boosterthon Fun Run Pep Rally Day at McCabe! We are excited!!!
The telephone provider for several RI schools is experiencing technical issues & our phones at the schools have been periodically affected. Please email your school if you have to contact them about an issue today & we will update you when Cox Communications resolves the issue.
Welcome, McCabe Preschool Buddies, to your first day of school!
Anna M. McCabe Elementary School is proud to be among the four R.I. schools named by Special Olympics as members of the 2019 Class of National Banner Unified Champion Schools! We are also very happy to congratulate R.C. Laperche Elementary and Smithfield High School, as well as Cranston High School East! .http://bit.ly/2lt3krU view image
Welcome McCabe Kindergarten Students! We are excited to see you tomorrow!
Smiling faces everywhere for McCabe's first day back!
The McCabe family is very excited to welcome students back tomorrow!
BUS ROUTES POSTED: Please see the 2019-2020 bus routes which have been posted on our district website under Family Resources (https://www.smithfield-ps.org/o/smithfield-public-schools/page/transportation--244). Most routes have been updated in an effort to improve efficiency and equity.
2019-2020 McCabe Preschool Families: Welcome! Please refer to McCabe's website for our August 20th "Double-Header Tuesday" information (New Student/Family Orientation at 9:30 a.m. and Schoolwide Back-to-School Celebration at 5:30 p.m.). We hope to see you there!
Please be sure to contact the Smithfield School Department's Central Office, 231-6606, for all registration questions and information. Elementary building secretaries do not return to work until August 19th.
2019-2020 McCabe Kindergarten Families: You should have received an email, on or about July 14th, concerning your child's August screening appointment. Please email Cathy Pleau to confirm your appointment and/or for any questions. Thank you!
Here is a link to the 2019-2020 grade level supply information, which can also be found under the Parent tab on our website. Additional items will be provided by the district. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KsAQg2jKmVSVg4AvnyarB-IhAw7Md8ef0ce1VuXZ4-c/edit?usp=sharing
Please consider attending today's grand opening of Smithfield's Ralph Catuogno Basketball Courts, beginning at 2:00 p.m. We hope to see you there!
Please join us today in celebrating Mrs. Panciocco Day at Anna M. McCabe School!
We are looking forward to our Preschool Celebration tomorrow morning!
We are looking forward to our DARE and Growing Greatness fifth grade events tomorrow!
McCabe is looking forward to its Talent Show tomorrow!
McCabe has a double-header scheduled today: Walking School Bus and Field Day!
While McCabe's Field Day and Kona Ice events have been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 29th, our "Cook-In" will take place tomorrow.
McCabe's RICAS and NGSA schoolwide Pajama and Popsicle Day Celebration is tomorrow!
A special "thank you" to McCabe's faculty, staff, students, and families for the wonderful "All Hands on Deck" RICAS effort!
McCabe was "RICAS Math Ready" today!
Thank you, McCabe PTO Board and school families, for truly spoiling a principal, faculty, and staff this week! We have been overwhelmed with the outpouring of food, gift cards, flowers, notes, and numerous other thoughtful gestures. Please know that your kindness has touched our hearts.
What a great number of "riders" were on McCabe's Walking School Bus this morning! Our "cheerleaders" were very excited to see them arrive!
Thank you, incoming kindergarten students and parents, for attending our Story & Craft Event yesterday! It was great meeting all of you!
HEALTHY KIDS DAY & BIG TRUCK DAY AT THE SMITHFIELD YMCA, SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2019 ~ 11:00 - 1:00 PM. DUNK YOUR FAVORITE PRINCIPAL IN THE DUNK TANK!!! MRS. PLEAU 11:00 - 11:30 AM
Tomorrow is both Bruins' and Celtics' Day at McCabe! Adults and students are invited to support their favorite playoff team.
Monday, April 22nd, is Earth Day. McCabe's adults and students are invited to wear blue and green to demonstrate our support in protecting our environment.
Wednesday, April 24th, is National Administrative Professionals' Day. On this day, as throughout the year, we appreciate Mrs. Denise Connell for all of her thoughtfulness and hard work during, and beyond, our school year. Thank you, Denise, for taking such good care of all of the McCabe family!
Thursday is D.E.A.R. Day at McCabe. Students, teachers and staff will join together and Drop Everything And Read!
McCabe is excited to have storyteller, Len Cabral, with us tomorrow for two presentations!
Today was "Wonderful World of Words Day" at McCabe. Adults and students selected one extraordinary word and dressed up to represent the word or they wore words on their clothing. It was a WOW Tuesday!
Reading Week April 8-12 McCabe's Reading Week: Monday - Read With a Stuffed Friend and Pajama Day There are many classic tales involving a beloved stuffed animal. Students can dress in pajamas and bring in a favorite plush toy to keep with them during independent reading.
This week's RICAS ELA testing has been an "All Hands On Deck" school effort!
McCabe's students are RICAS ready!
Tomorrow McCabe is wearing blue in honor of Autism Awareness Day!
Tomorrow is Spring Picture Day at McCabe. Our faculty and staff picture will also be taken at 8:45 a.m.
It was a great March Madness Monday!
Tonight is McCabe's Spring Music Show. We are very excited!
McCabe is excited to be celebrating our Respect Week 2019!
McCabe is looking forward to our SHS Unified visitors on "Fan Friday"!
Tomorrow is Feinstein Day at McCabe! We celebrate all of the kind and thoughtful deeds that adults and children accomplish each day. Feel free to wear your Feinstein shirts.
Smithfield Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Monday, March 4th. Stay safe and warm!
From McCabe's PTO: We are rescheduling the Boys' Choice today, due to the snow storm, to Saturday, April 13th. Thank you!
McCabe is looking forward to the district's grade five recital this evening at Smithfield High School!
McCabe is celebrating "Read Across America" each day during the week of February 25th!
Tomorrow is Kindness Matters Day at McCabe!
This is just a gentle reminder that we would love for you to participate in our SurveyWorks process with us! Please help us to celebrate our strengths and continue to work on our areas to be strengthened!
Kindergarten Registration begins this week. Please contact Mrs. Connell, McCabe's secretary, with any questions.
We are looking forward to tonight's Screenagers Program. It will take place at Smithfield High School, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Morning preschool classes, arriving at Anna M. McCabe School, will have a one-hour delay tomorrow, January 22nd. Our afternoon class will arrive at its usual time.
Smithfield Public Schools will be on a one hour delay for Tuesday, January 22, 2018 due to prepare for icy conditions around our schools. 12 month employees should report on time.
Please help McCabe celebrate its successes and improve its areas to be strengthened, by participating in SurveyWorks.
Tomorrow is Football Day at McCabe! Adults and students are encouraged to support their favorite team. Please be sure to refer to the Yearbook information that is being sent home. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Traverse or Mrs. Connell.
SurveyWorks begins tomorrow. Please participate and help McCabe "grow"!
McCabe will celebrate a "Feinstein Day" on Wednesday, January 9th. All are welcome to wear their Feinstein shirts.
Be sure to view McCabe's and LaPerche's student chorus State House video on our district webpage.
Thank you to Mrs. Barrette and to our students for a wonderful, fun-filled music program today! Singing and dancing together was a blast! Tomorrow McCabe and LaPerche's grade four students will be singing at our State House. We are really looking forward to this event!
McCabe is excited about our family and friends attending our sing-along shows today!
McCabe's adults and students will be enjoying a Pajama and Popsicle Day tomorrow to celebrate all of their hard work!
Thank you, SHS music department teachers and students, for an engaging, interactive program today!
Thank you to the All Lit-Up Parade Committee, participants, and attendees for a truly inspiring event!
Just a reminder: Our Walking School Bus is "in the garage" until the spring.
McCabe's Book Fair begins on 12/3/18. Please refer to the schedule that was shared in this week's Cougar Connection.
The Walking School Bus will be "on the road" for the last day this fall on Wednesday, 11/21/18.
This is just a reminder that Thursday is a Professional Development Day in Smithfield. There is no school.
Kudos to McCabe's Fifth Grade Committee for the wonderful Pasta Dinner last night! A special "thank you" to the Rizzo family for feeding all of us....it was delicious! Everyone's donations of time, effort, and items were most appreciated.
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