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Summertime, and the Learnin’ Is Easy:
Summer Reading Link

Are you tired of hearing “there’s nothing to do!” or “I’m bored!” There’s always something to do, learn, and achieve at http://guides.rilinkschools.org/maritime. Click on the link to find your...

PCS Class of 2017 Celebrates an Academic Milestone

2017 Paul Cuffee School graduation The Columbus Theater in Providence buzzed with excitement on June 13 as Paul Cuffee School’s fourth graduating class held its commencement ceremony. Graduating senior Raycily Castillo gave the student address,...

Earl Nathan Smith III Named PCS Board President

At its May meeting the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to elect Earl Nathan Smith III as the next President of the Paul Cuffee School Board of Trustees, effective July...

Science Adventures Tap into Students’ Talents

Paul Cuffee School students on field trip Pam Dodman, Upper School Science Teacher Cuffee students examine marine life at the John Chafee Nature Preserve. Whether on land or on water, Paul Cuffee students are always exploring the...

Alien Invasion?

Paul Cuffee students in science class By Edna Attias, 6th Grade Science Teacher Sixth graders Corinne O’Hare and George Garcia identify invasive species. The word invasive may sound harsh and intimidating, but not for marine resource...

Where Have All the Shamrocks Gone? Memories of My Favorite Books

Reading Week By Barbara Boyle, Lower School Reading Specialist Denise Barge, Financial Portfolio Manager with RI Commerce Corporation, shares a story about Tanzania with 4th graders during Reading Week. Recently, I came...

Third Graders Get an Insider’s Look at the Writing Process

Third Graders Get an Insider’s Look at the Writing Process Award-winning writer and musician Bill Harley discusses his writing process with third graders. Not many kids get a glimpse from the author himself into their favorite fictional hero’s next adventure....

Upper School Students Read, Draw, and Live Shakespeare

Upper School Students Read, Draw, and Live Shakespeare Students lunge and parry during a fencing exercise reminiscent of the climactic fight in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. When Hamlet exclaims, “The play’s the thing,” he is eager to unveil evidence of...

Middle School Students Take First Steps on Their Journey to College

College day at Paul Cuffee School Sixth graders tour a mock hospital room at RIC’s School of Nursing. College may seem like a long way off when you’re not yet a teenager, but Paul Cuffee Middle...

Middle Schoolers Get a Lesson on Space, STEM, and the Impossible

Aerospace engineer Garret Fitzpatrick encourages students to “make the impossible come true” In 1961, no one would have associated the term “stem” with anything other than a flower. Yet that...
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PCS BY THE NUMBERS

Average class size: 18
Current enrollment: 774
Annual enrollment growth since 2001: 37%
Faculty with advanced degrees: 67%

What makes this school special is that it reaches beyond books and academics. The emphasis on community and teamwork is amazing.

 Kelly Barr, PCS Staff