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A Note from the Head of School

chris_h Are you ready for the most productive and satisfying school year yet? So are we! By all accounts we are off to an excellent start. We have seen a positive and smooth school opening over the past few weeks due to the planning and provisioning of our faculty, staff, and administrative team.

Summer Learning, Books, and Buddies

reading Summer may be here, but at Paul Cuffee the learning doesn’t stop. Students in the lower school can relax on a long hot day with some cool summer reading.

PCS Graduates Celebrate one Academic Milestone and Look Ahead to the Next

grad16_ft The Columbus Theater in Providence sparkled with balloons, glittered mortarboards, and floral tributes as Paul Cuffee School’s third commencement class graduated from the Upper School.

Paul Cuffee School Seeking Passionate High Tech Professionals

teals_ft Paul Cuffee School has a wonderful opportunity to team up with TEALS to bring computer science courses to our students. TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools) is a grassroots...

Ms. Rich Receives Golden Apple Award

goldenapple_ft Nominated by Cuffee parent, Carol Pagan, 2nd grade teacher Sarah Rich was recently presented with WJAR’s (Channel 10) Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching.

Celebrating the Arts at Paul Cuffee School

art_ft The halls are alive with the sound of music in and out of the Paul Cuffee Upper School. Under the direction of music teacher, Sybille Pierre, the upper school chorus of 20 voices performed a spring concert at the Epoch Senior Assisted Living Facility.

Paul Cuffee Lower School Tests the Waters with Eureka Math

eureka_ft Paul Cuffee 4th graders have “found it” and next year Kindergarten through 5th grade will too! Harkening back to the shout of discovery, “eureka!”, that Archimedes made when he realized how to measure “volume”...

PCS Fifth Graders Float their Boats in 13th Annual Boat Design Fair

boat_ft Ask any PCS upperclassman or graduate what their most memorable maritime experience was at Paul Cuffee and most will agree: building their boat in 5th grade.

PCUS First RI School to be Selected by Microsoft TEALS Program

tech2_web By the time Governor Raimondo announced the statewide computer science initiative for K-12 schools, PCUS’s principal, Celeste Terry-Lo, had already started to get the ball rolling by applying to become a TEALS partner school.

Paul Cuffee Students Find Fantastic Fun at Coding Event

girltastic_ft Over 20 young women from Paul Cuffee School participated in the YWCA Fantastic Girltastic Code Company Challenge on Saturday, April 2 at Bryant University. The event showcased the YWCA’s program designed to introduce girls to computer science, coding, and technical skills.

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