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The North Providence Breeze 06-12-2019

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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16 IN OUR SCHOOLS JUNE 12-18, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | NORTH PROVIDENCE EDITION Eighth-graders CODY GENARD, left, and JAYDEN ABDALLAH tend to some of the plants that were started in a hydroponic garden at Ricci Middle School. Technology Day ABDALLAH AWAD, left, and CHRISTIAN PETRECCA, both 8th graders at the Edward Ricci Middle School in North Providence, dem- onstrate a hydroponic garden, which is fertilized by goldfish living in a tank below. The school held its Mechatronics Technology Day last Friday. The program combines technology, electronics and mechani- cal engineering to help students become involved with the principles of design and engineering. Below, EVA ST. GERMAIN, DOMENIC INTRIERI, MALCOLM THORPE and KENDAL BEFFRE, all 8th- graders at Ricci Middle School, demonstrate underwater drones. Eighth-grader GRAYSEN PAPPAS learned about engineering while working on a go-kart, which she now races around a track behind the school. BREEZE PHOTOS BY CHARLES LAWRENCE Students learn about gases and pressure as they prepare to launch a bottle rocket powered by compressed air. From left are, MINEISHKA HUNT, KAYLA JO MACCHIO, ANTHONY CIPRIANO, CHLOE BARBER, DINEISHKA HUNT and MORGAN RACINE. Local Eats 1526 Smith Street, North Providence 401-353-1416 OPEN 7 DAYS - 11 a.m. - 1 a.m. Pizza, Burgers and more . . . WE DELIVER S P E N D $ 2 0 . 0 0 G E T $ 3.00 OFF! Valid 6/12/19 - 6/26/19 Mexican Hot Dog Torta Chicken Fingers & Fries Mango on a Stick Clam Cakes SUPER Beef Burrito Tacos Chicken Quesadilla Churros Lincoln Woods State Park - At the Beach 101 Table Rock Rd., Lincoln, RI 02865 OPEN DAILY

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