Community Leaders Briefing: Wednesday, April 7

SK Community Leaders Briefing

On Wednesday, April 7, the School Building Committee hosted a briefing about the proposed projects for community leaders from the business, faith, nonprofit, civic, and education sectors.

Video recordings of the session are available for viewing:

Click here to download the slide deck.

Please note that a Community Forum for all residents will be held on Wednesday, April 28, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Read more…



Community Forum: Wednesday, April 28


The School Building Committee has held a series of community engagement activities to provide information and answer questions about the proposed projects.

Residents were invited to a virtual Community Forum on Wednesday, April 28, from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.

To watch a recording of this session, CLICK HERE and enter Passcode E$FHb.1A

(Resident comments and questions begin at 01:16:04.)

View the slide deck from the Community Forum.

Additional community engagement events have been held for community leaders, project site abutters, Parent Teacher Organizations, preschool families, and other local groups.


Meetings with Site Abutters

Special Election: Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Community Presentation and Listening Sessions

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On Monday, November 30, the School Building Committee livestreamed a Community Presentation to provide residents an overview of the proposed projects and to respond to questions and comments from the questionnaire. The session included remarks from RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner about the statewide School Construction Program.

To download the slide deck from the session (PDF), click here.

Video Recording of the Community Presentation:

Part 1: Welcome / Introductions / Format / Project Overview

Part 2: Statewide School Construction Program – RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner

Part 3: Presentation – Educational Vision

Part 4: Presentation – Project Scope

Part 5: Presentation – Finances

Part 6: Presentation – Timeline

Part 7: Response to Questionnaire – Selection of High School Site

Part 8: Response to Questionnaire – Future of Columbia Street Campus

Part 9: Response to Questionnaire – Enrollment / Grade Configuration

Part 10: Response to Questionnaire – Finances

Part 11: Response to Questionnaire – Design

Part 12: Response to Questionnaire – Process

Part 13: Wrap-Up / Next Steps

If you’ve already completed the questionnaire but would like to submit an additional question or comment to the School Building Committee, please use this form.

For answers to residents’ questions submitted through the questionnaire, visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page of this site.



Following the presentation, the South Kingstown School District hosted two Listening Sessions to hear comments and questions from the public.

  • Watch a recording of the December 2 session here. Passcode: tbJ0@yzL
  • Watch a recording of the December 10 session here. Passcode: ckycX2#p