Tuesday Tutoring

St. Thomas is home to a project called Tuesday Tutoring. It began in September 2012 and is a FREE program designed in cooperation with local educators who recognize a need for tutoring services for students in the Richmond, Charlestown and Hopkinton community.  Schools provide after extra help after school, but it is not always convenient for students to stay after.  By offering a program that is centered in the community, the hope is that students will be able to take advantage of tutors to help them with their homework and study for tests.  Students who may not need help with their homework are invited to come for enrichment work.  Still other students may want to just do their homework in a comfortable environment with snacks!!
The school bus  drops the students off at the church after school on Tuesdays (when school is in session).  The program runs from 2:30-4:30 and is open to all middle and high school students.  Snacks are served!
Students wishing to participate in this program need to have a permission slip signed by a parent.  For more information, call  749-2679 and leave a message. The guidance office at your school also has permission slips.
If you want to take the bus from your school, a bus will drop you off at the church.  You can also take the late bus and get dropped off there.  Get a bus pass from the guidance office.
This Tuesday Tutoring program is made possible by a grant from the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island and  from the Chariho Community Innovative Projects managed by the Rhode Island Foundation.  Additional funding has been provided by the Narragansett Deanery, St. Peter's by the Sea Episcopal Church, the GFWC Women's Club of South County, the Chelsea Groton Bank Foundation, Pfizer Corporation, National Episcopal Church Women, Ella and Horace Kimball Foundation and the Brad Faxon-Billy Andrade Charities for Children.
Although this program meets in the church building, there is no religious component to Tuesday Tutoring.

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