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Johnston High School announces fourth quarter honor roll  Johnston Sun Rise

The following students received honors recognition during the fourth quarter at Johnston High School: Seniors High Honors: Haya Abaherah, Connor Agnew, ...



Johnston High School announces second quarter honor roll  Johnston Sun Rise

Seniors High Honors: Haya Abaherah, Nicholas Abreu, Alyssa Audino, Jason Briggs, Linda Carrascoza, Robert Civetti, Sophia DaCosta, Ivan Fernandez, ...



Man, 18, accused of vandalizing property at Johnston High School  Turn to 10

A man has been arrested for vandalizing property outside Johnston High School, according to authorities. Johnston police said 18-year-old Mark Dwayne, ...



Johnston High School announces first quarter Honor Roll  Johnston Sun Rise

SENIOR CLASS OF 2019 HIGH HONORS Haya Q Abaherah, Connor Agnew, Dennis Anderson Jr., Jason Briggs, Linda Carrascoza, Robert Civetti, Sophia ...



JHS National Honor Society hosting blood drive on July 8  Johnston Sun Rise

By BRYNN ROCHE Every two seconds in the United States, someone is in need of a blood transfusion. By donating, you can potentially save three people's ...



'Never forget what got us here' | Johnston Sun Rise  Johnston Sun Rise

Johnston High School will always be home for the class of 2019. Class advisor Margaret Guilmette made sure to emphasize that point during her speech at ...



Johnston Police Charge Teen With Vandalism At Johnston High  Johnston, RI Patch

Police Charge Providence Teen With Vandalism - Johnston, RI - Police say the teen tore up a field next to the parking lot early Sunday.



JHS Homecoming steeped in tradition  Johnston Sun Rise

Perhaps the gray wristbands that Police Chief Richard S. Tamburini passed out to dozens of children Saturday best described Johnston High School's 2018 ...



JHS primed for Spirit Week & Homecoming  Johnston Sun Rise

Homecoming, a unique event that as history has it, got its start on college campuses as a fall celebration of the first football game of the season for which alumni ...



SADD members make hearts smile  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE The American Heart Association recently benefitted from the energy of 105 Johnston High School students. For three hours inside the ...



Science Fair winners ready for their next test  Johnston Sun Rise

They've been referred to as super scholars, scientists, and the select six. Robin Fidel, Megan Philbrick, Madisyn Turcotte, David Iannuccilli, Ivan Hernandez and ...



Panther grapplers named All-Division  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Kevin Sutherland, the veteran head wrestling coach at Johnston High School, sat smiling at the recent Rhode Island High School Coaches ...



Johnston High seniors participate in wind turbine blade signing event  Johnston Sun Rise

There have been some big fans at the Johnston High School athletic facility over the years, but none may have been as big as the one that appeared there ...



JHS records its highest graduation rate  Johnston Sun Rise

By TIM FORSBERG Year over year, graduation rates at Johnston Senior High School have significantly improved and have jumped by nearly 10 percent.



JHS honors senior cheerleaders  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Once a Johnston High School cheerleader, you'll always be a JHS cheerleader. That's just one of the philosophies Susan K. Parillo has ...



Johnston High School briefly placed on lockdown, 3 arrested  Turn to 10

Johnston High School was temporarily placed on lockdown Wednesday morning and three minors were later arrested after an alleged hoax was made in ...



DiLullo presents proposed $57M budget plan to School Committee  Johnston Sun Rise

By JACOB MARROCCO Johnston Public Schools Superintendent Bernard DiLullo presented his proposed district budget plan for the coming fiscal year, totaling ...



JHS holds breakfast to thank families who supported Top 10  Johnston Sun Rise

After their years of hard work and support, Johnston High School Principal Dennis Morrell said it was time to honor the people behind the top 10 students in the ...



High grades for `battle of classes  Johnston Sun Rise

Spirit unlimited! That's what filled Mayor Joseph M. Polisena Stadium last Wednesday night during Johnston High School's annual and unmatched Battle of the ...



Anderson, Panthers for a Cure make final push for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE DJ Anderson, a 17-year-old senior honor student and athlete at Johnston High School, knows just how grueling a campaign can be. For the ...



JHS to induct 2018 Hall of Fame at Oct. 28 event  Johnston Sun Rise

They're among all the legends linked to the illustrious sports history at Johnston High School. They're known as mentors, classic coaches and awesome athletes ...



Johnston choirs receive high marks at festival  Johnston Sun Rise

By By PETE FONTAINE Johnston High School's Concert Choir and Select Choir enjoyed quite a bit of success during the recent Rhode Island Music Education ...



School administrators address disappointing RICAS results  Johnston Sun Rise

By TIM FORSBERG The results of the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) standardized tests are in, and scores show that Johnston ...



Student projects shine at Science Fair  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Once a year, the Johnston High School's cafeteria serves as the backdrop for the next generation of science projects. Last Thursday, a total ...



Local business leaders help Johnston High's sign go digital  Johnston Sun Rise

We could call this a celebration,” Greg Russo, who heads the chemistry department at Johnston High School and doubles as the adviser for the Student Council, ...



JHS girls send off 6 seniors  Johnston Sun Rise

Mark Gilmore, the “music man” for Johnston High School girls' basketball home games, set a terrific tone for Saturday's Senior Sendoff Night. While head coach ...



Winsor Hill's Zarcaro gets warm send-off from school community  Johnston Sun Rise

More than 400 students, teachers, faculty and parents showed love to Michele Zarcaro last Friday, as she steps down as principal after 15 successful years at ...



59 give 'gift of life' at JHS blood drive  Johnston Sun Rise

Johnston High School's Edward L. DiSimone Gymnasium took on an entirely new look last Thursday morning.“We take a lot of pride in hosting these events,” ...



JHS set for HOF golf tourney  Johnston Sun Rise

It's a tradition unlike any other on Cherry Hill. It's officially named the Johnston High School Athletic Hall of Fame-Gary V. Mazzie Memorial Golf Tournament.



Johnston High announces Top 10 of Class of 2018  Johnston Sun Rise

At a recognition breakfast held last Friday to honor their students' outstanding achievements, Johnston High School announced and celebrated the top 10 ...



JHS track gets a boost  Johnston Sun Rise

During their undergraduate days at Johnston High school, Robert V. Russo and Gary Salzillo sat next to each other in homeroom. Since those days of yesteryear ...



Johnston High School announces third quarter Honor Roll  Johnston Sun Rise

SENIOR CLASS OF 2018 HIGH HONORS Giana M Aquilante, Aley S Blakney, Benjamin Budway, Lauren Civetti, Fallon Davis, Cheyenne Day, Dylan Durante, ...



'Slugging it out' | Johnston Sun Rise  Johnston Sun Rise

When the Rhode Island State High School Science Fair begins tomorrow at the Community College of Rhode Island Knight Campus in Warwick, David ...



'Power to change the world' | Johnston Sun Rise  Johnston Sun Rise

Dozens of seniors were recognized last Thursday night with medals, awards and scholarships as Senior Honor Awards Night took place inside the Johnston ...



In the spirit for 'HoCo'  Johnston Sun Rise

Excitement is running rampant on Cherry Hill. In short, spirit may have reached an all-time level for “HoCo” at Johnston High School this week. Homecoming ...



7 big turbines rise in Johnston — biggest onshore wind farm in R.I. | video  The Providence Journal

JOHNSTON — The wind turbines appear up ahead as you drive west on Route 6, rising high on a hill over Johnston. In a matter of weeks, Green Development, ...



Show of excellence  Johnston Sun Rise

Show of excellence Members of the Nicholas A. Ferri Middle School Select Chorus will soon bolster the future for Johnston High School's Music Department.



'Culture of excellence' celebrated at National Honor Society ceremony  Johnston Sun Rise

Thursday night was a time for reflection, transition and recognition as Johnston High School honored sophomores, juniors and seniors during the National ...



Johnston High School sends stutents off to Italy  Johnston Sun Rise

Although the Pannese Society of Rhode Island is small in numbers, the Johnston-based Italian-American non-profit is now the state's leader in International ...



Panthers send off seniors  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE There was plenty of excitement Tuesday night inside Johnston High School's Edwards L. DiSmone Gymnasium. Almost everything went as ...



NEW: Fed-Up Johnston Resident Mows Grass Next to Route 6 Off-Ramp Himself  GoLocalProv

Johnston's Frank Ricci took to Facebook to share photos of him mowing the grass -- and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation has responded.



Northern RI Lax donates to Ferri  Johnston Sun Rise

If people like Jay Sabitoni and the Aresons – Joseph and Amanda – have their way, lacrosse could become a new sports offering for the students at Nicholas A.



Johnston students attend third annual CS4RI summit  Johnston Sun Rise

Students from Johnston High School were among the nearly 2,000 students from across Rhode Island who had the opportunity to attend the third annual ...



JHS Student Council donates more than $1K to The Tomorrow Fund  Johnston Sun Rise

It's a tradition that Lisa Abbenante, executive director of The Tomorrow Fund, described as “really incredible.” Abbenante was on Cherry Hill Monday to accept ...



Class of 2018 Top 10  Johnston Sun Rise

As part of our annual coverage of Johnston High School's upcoming graduation, the Sun Rise presents the following top 10 graduating seniors of the class of ...



Panthers for a Cure's Cosmic Rock-N-Bowl out of this world  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE The community's spirit of giving was on display Saturday night inside Town Hall Lanes during the Panthers for a Cure Cosmic Rock-N-Bowl ...



JHS seniors receive several awards, scholarships throughout Honors Night  Johnston Sun Rise

The following students were recognized during Johnston High School Senior Honor Awards Night on Thursday, May 16: Rhode Island Honor Society Haya Q.



JHS Honor Society plans blood drive  Johnston Sun Rise

Johnston Senior High School's National Honor Society will be hosting a blood drive on July 9th in the school cafeteria. The blood drive runs from 12 p.m. to 6 ...



JHS Holiday Concert to set the tone for the season  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE The Cherry Hill Orchestra' is sounding better and better with each passing rehearsal. Johnston High School's national award-winning ...



Hard work pays off for decorated JHS music team  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE On Saturday night inside the jam-packed Royale Place Theatre in Williamsburg, Virginia, it became obvious Johnston High School music ...



Sudden illness takes 'child of my heart'  Johnston Sun Rise

Rachel Elizabeth Carson, an 18-year-old senior at Johnston High School who died on January 14 following a brief illness, is being remembered by family, ...



Local Star  Cranston Herald

Hollywood could be in the future for lifelong Johnston resident Carson Kenny. Kenny, 19, works as a grill cook at Chipotle on Atwood Avenue, and a simple ...



JHS inducts 2018 Hall of Fame class  Johnston Sun Rise

Perhaps the former No. 1 hit “We Are Family” recorded by Sister Sledge and adopted in 1979 by the World Series Champion Pittsburgh Pirates would have been ...



Luncheon held as part of Teacher Appreciation Week  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Perhaps never before has the library inside Johnston High School hosted such a unique event as it did last Thursday during lunch period.



Curriculum changes planned for Johnston High School  Johnston Sun Rise

While Johnston continues to undergo substantial economic changes following the Great Recession, with the introduction of new industries and financial ...



Johnston Lions Club takes pride in annual tradition  Johnston Sun Rise

They remembered and reminisced about late members who at one-time or another were integral parts of the Johnston Lions Club that was incorporated in ...



JPD benefiting from the kindness of local businesses  Johnston Sun Rise

Add the names Keith DiPetrillo and Superior Lawn Maintenance to the list of area businesses who have given the Johnston Police headquarters a facelift.



Drive for more: JHS seeking peanut butter donations  Johnston Sun Rise

By JACOB MARROCCO Johnston High School students and faculty are looking to make a difference, one jar of peanut butter at a time. Class of 2020 advisers ...



Polisena's optimism shines at inauguration  Johnston Sun Rise

As he enters what will be his final term in office, Mayor Joseph Polisena may be viewed as a “lame duck.” He rejects that traditional political term, however, ...



50th Homecoming to unite past and present  Johnston Sun Rise

Which undergrad will have the distinction and honor of being elected the 50th Homecoming Queen in Johnston High School's traditional-rich history? The same ...



JHS Christmas Concert to showcase sounds of the season  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE If you'd like to hear some extraordinary musical works, plan on being inside the Johnston High School Auditorium tonight anytime after 6:30 ...



Ferri celebrates 'academic excellence' during Honors Night  Johnston Sun Rise

By JACOB MARROCCO District 3 Town Councilman Joseph Polisena Jr. perhaps said it best Monday night when he told Nicholas A. Ferri Middle School ...



Johnston High School announces Top 10 for class of 2017  Johnston Sun Rise

At a special breakfast held last Friday to honor their students' outstanding achievements, Johnston High School announced and celebrated the top 10 students ...



High School Boys Soccer Championship preview capsules  The Providence Journal

Eric Rueb breaks down the boys soccer championships, which will take place Sunday at Johnston High School (moved from RIC because of field conditions due ...



Anderson raises big bucks for LLS  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Carla Mulhearn and Jordan Browning will readily attest that DJ Anderson is one of the reasons why the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is ...



Not all large new development going offshore  SouthCoastToday.com

JOHNSTON, RI — The wind turbines appear up ahead as drivers travel west on Route 6 from Providence, rising high on a hill over Johnston.In a matter of weeks ...



Citizens Bank unveils $285M Johnston campus, complete with robot security guard | Video  The Providence Journal

JOHNSTON, R.I. — Citizens Bank's new, 425000-square foot, $285-million campus here means a lot of things to a lot of people: jobs coming to town, a 20-year ...



Johnston Academic Decathlon team takes home silver  Johnston Sun Rise

In a stunning performance against some of Rhode Island's most intelligent youth, the Johnston High School Academic Decathlon team placed second during ...



Tivertons freshman goalie for co-op hockey team has been tough to beat  newportri.com

Ethan Arruda, who turned 15 two days ago, has logged 680 minutes this season for the Johnston-North Providence-Tiverton co-operative team, which qualified ...



Johnston hosts RIYBA tourney  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE For three days last weekend, Johnston turned into the basketball capital of Rhode Island. That's because the Rhode Island Youth ...



2017-18 Johnston School Bus Schedule  Johnston Sun Rise

These are approximate times and will fluctuate during the year depending on ridership. Also, please have your child waiting at the bus stop 5 minutes before the ...



Johnston High's National Honor Society celebrates students' successes  Johnston Sun Rise

Seventy five Johnston High School students were celebrated during their induction into the National Honor Society (NHS) in a May 10 candlelight ceremony ...



School's Almost In: Johnston's schools prepare for the new academic year  Johnston Sun Rise

It may be the middle of summer, but following a successful school year the Johnston School Department is in full swing preparing for school to open on Aug. 30.



JHS Holly Fair starts the season of giving off right  Johnston Sun Rise

Jolly old Saint Nick, also known as Santa “Zack Zambarano” Claus, made a special appearance amid a myriad of elves during Saturday's 8th Annual Johnston ...



Morrell named principal at JHS  Johnston Sun Rise

Dennis O. Morrell, who has served as principal at Nicholas A. Ferri Middle School for the past six years, has been appointed the new principal at Johnston High ...



Johnston students demand school safety answers on national walkout day  Johnston Sun Rise

One month after 17 students and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida were killed following a mass shooting, thousands of ...



First School Committee meeting without Mele a somber occasion  Johnston Sun Rise

By JACOB MARROCCO The Johnston School Committee on Tuesday held its first meeting since the passing of Janice Mele, but her presence was still strongly ...



Police, firefighters ready to tip off for charity  Johnston Sun Rise

By By PETE FONTAINE It will have as many shining moments as this weekend's NCAA men's basketball Final Four. Guns vs. Hoses - a hoops face-off between ...



JHS Music Department keeps the beat going  Johnston Sun Rise

For Johnston High School's award-winning Music Department, the beat keeps getting louder and louder. It may be summer recess, but Director Ronald ...



Grid Iron Golf Tourney raises 4k  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE The undergraduates who'll represent Johnston High School in Rhode Island Interscholastic League football this fall received what Gina ...



JHS Student Council set to tackle new school year  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE The week of October 15-20 seems like a long way off, but four Johnston High School undergrads - Emily Raposo, Nicholas Petrillo, Ana ...



Top Ten of Class of 2017 recognized  Johnston Sun Rise

As part of our annual coverage of Johnston High School's upcoming graduation, the Sun Rise presents the following top 10 graduating seniors of the class of ...



Spirito brothers return to roots to open new restaurant  Johnston Sun Rise

Ever had a Frog City Burger or Thornton Grinder? If not, think about trying a Pocasset or Plainfield Parma Pizza, or dishes like veal and peas, polenta, tripe, ...



Town honors Corsinetti family's 'support and generosity' with recreation center plaque  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Easter was an emotional time for Carol Corsinetti and her two sons, Chris and Anthony, and their families. Sunday, April 21, would have ...



Thornton's best shine at Awards Night  Johnston Sun Rise

Thornton Elementary School fifth-graders had one last celebration before heading to the middle school level as they enjoyed Awards Night at the Johnston High ...



Lady Panthers dominate Quakers  Johnston Sun Rise

The last time the Johnston and Moses Brown girls basketball teams faced each other was in the semifinals of the RIIL state open tournament last year at the ...



Jobs of tomorrow explored at JHS Career Fair  Johnston Sun Rise

By JEN COWART A career fair committee, comprised of career coordinator Joseph Pirraglia, members of the guidance department and a number of teachers at ...



FBI launches campaign in hopes of preventing hoax threats at schools, public places  Turn to 10

Using the hashtag, “Think Before You Post,” the FBI launched a public awareness campaign to end fake threats at schools, events and other public places, ...



Panthers set for home stretch  Johnston Sun Rise

Snow, snow, go away – and don't come back another day, either. “At least not until we've completed our winter sports season,” Keith Cory, the athletic director at ...



JFD edges JPD in charity basketball game  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE Guns vs. Hoses, a benefit basketball game featuring members of the Johnston Police and Fire departments, was without question a classic.



Ella, 'pride of Winsor Hill,' helps kick off cancer awareness campaign  Johnston Sun Rise

Winsor Hill Elementary School's close-knit community held yet another special salute, a “campaign kick off” as Susan K. Parillo called it, last week.



Tensions run high at Town Council meeting  Johnston Sun Rise

By TIM FORSBERG It was clear from the beginning of Tuesday night's Town Council meeting that there would be fireworks. Prior to starting official business, ...



Race for Matt and Grace golf tournament gets assist from Johnston Firefighters  Johnston Sun Rise

They could be and have been called “super special supporters.” They answered an important call long before it went out. They seem to always be there ...



Town honors fallen heroes during Memorial Day ceremony  Johnston Sun Rise

By PETE FONTAINE There was an act of extraordinary patriotism last Friday morning inside Johnston War Memorial Park. The American flag was everywhere, ...



Dress exchange program promises winter wonderland for young women  Johnston Sun Rise

By TIM FORSBERG With the Winter Ball right around the corner, three canned goods are all that's needed for a fairy tale dress for any Johnston High School girl ...



Thompson Middle School girls basketball team prevails in state title game | VIDEO  newportri.com

It marks the first state championship for the Warriors, who last reached the title game in 2010 behind the likes of Brianne Morgera, Josie Chaves, Ny'Jah Rivon ...



State Champs  Cranston Herald

The Park View Middle School basketball team topped Barrington 47-42 last week at Johnston High School, capping off a perfect season and a state ...



'A living memorial': JHS plants tree in Carson's memory  Johnston Sun Rise

By JACOB MARROCCO Rachel Carson was passion personified. Johnston Music Department director Ron Lamoureux, choral director Matt Gingras and music ...



Ranucci voted second runner-up at National Miss Teen North America pageant  Johnston Sun Rise

My nerves were insane backstage,” Megan Ranucci admitted after competing in Sunday's Miss Rhode Island Teen North American Pageant inside the Stadium ...



Johnston honors its top athletes  Johnston Sun Rise

Panther Pride surfaced in several unique ways Monday night inside famed Twelve Acres Restaurant-Banquet venue in Smithfield. For the second time in as ...



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