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New School Year in Full Gear

backtoschool Newly-waxed floors gleam, classrooms sport fresh paint, supplies have been ordered and stocked. All sure signs of back-to-school readiness. On Wednesday, September 2nd over 800 Paul Cuffee students poured through...

Summer Adventures

blockisland2 PCS students, through partnerships with several organizations, had the opportunity to test their sailing skills and learn about local habitats.

Paul Cuffee School Welcomes Class of 2029

kinder2015ft They are only 4 years old now but were welcomed into the Cuffee Community amidst the fanfare of a Book Giveaway, Story Time, Face Painting, and, most importantly, an Ice Cream Social.

PCS Lower School Students STEAM Ahead to Test the Laws of Physics

steam Add a dash of color, ribbon, pipe cleaners, glue, and glitter and you’ve added the A in Art to a STEM night - a night of family fun that weaves art into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

PCS Graduates Celebrate “Five Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Journeys to Plan” as they Begin Bright Futures

graduation15_ft Amid a sea of blue and white caps and gowns, balloons and flowers, Paul Cuffee School's second commencement class graduated from the Upper School at the Columbus Theatre in Providence on Tuesday night.

PCS Second Graders Watch the Chicken/Egg Debate Unfold Before their Eyes

chickens Do you know a Dominque from a Rhode Island Red? A kale seedling from a snap pea? PCS 2nd graders do. Their spring science unit “Living Things” celebrates rebirth and sustainability in all its forms.

PCS Upper School Musicians Delight Fans at Laurelmead

chorus_ft Music teacher and choral director, Ms. Sybille Pierre may have been with PCS only a few months, but she is already making her mark with the 25 person chorus and instrumentalists at the Upper School.

PCS Middle Schoolers Build Community and Environmental Understanding

aj_ft Seventh graders came to school on a recent Thursday with bags packed and spirits high. Students were prepared - and over packed! - for the annual overnight field trip to URI's W. Alton Jones

PCS “Junior Achiever” Speaks at Awards Ceremony Honoring RI Leader

ja_ft PCS 11th grader Wesley Monteiro Cabral spoke at the 2015 Morris J.W. Gaebe Profile in Excellence Awards dinner at the Marriott in Providence.

Planting the Seed: One College Visit at a Time

berrios_ftd Under the direction of fifth grade teacher Darline Berrios and in collaboration with Ruth Laurent, a graduate student at Providence College and former Cuffee teaching partner, 12 fifth grade families toured the campus of Providence College.

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