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

astronaut-thumbnail 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...

PCS Fifth Graders Float Their Boats in 14th Annual Boat Design Fair

5th grade Paul Cuffee students excel at boat building Ask any PCS upperclassman what the most memorable maritime experience was at Paul Cuffee, and most will agree: designing and building their own model boats in 5th grade. Each class...

Budding Mathematicians Participate in State Wide MATHCOUNTS Competition

mathcounts_ft On Saturday, March 4, eight Paul Cuffee middle school students participated in the annual Rhode Island MATHCOUNTS competition at the Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick.

Paul Cuffee Upper Classman Takes Honorable Mention in RI Poetry Out Loud Competition

poetry_ft PCS 11th grader Wenricka Griffith made it to the final round recently at the Rhode Island Poetry Out Loud State Finals. She performed all three of her poems and got an Honorable Mention.

Commissioner Ken Wagner Visits Paul Cuffee Middle and Upper Schools

commissioner_ft Paul Cuffee's Middle and Upper Schools hosted Dr. Ken Wagner, Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, for a tour, a visit to several classrooms, and an open meeting with parents.

Class Parents Lend a Helping Hand at Lower School

class_parent_ft Twenty parents have volunteered to be Class Parents, aiding teachers in the classroom as well as acting as communications conduits between the classroom and the parent community.

Paul Cuffee Students Love the 100th day of the School Year

100days_ft The state-mandated 180 days of school is a requirement, but celebrating the 100 day milestone is a cause for jubilation at Paul Cuffee School.

Paul Cuffee 11th Graders Bring Home Gold and Silver Keys in the Scholastic Art Awards Competition

us_art_ft_150 Eleventh grader Pa Houa Yang won both a gold and a silver key for two drawings that she submitted to the 2017 RI Scholastic Art...

When I Grow Up

brown_visit_ft Paul Cuffee students started the year off right by thinking about their future careers at Brown University’s What I Want to Be Day. Sixth grade students listened to presenters, including our own former 5th grade teacher, Dr. Darline Berrios, as well as Dr. Doreen Wiggins, WPRI-12 meteorologist Michelle Muscatello...

IXL and Other Technology Tools Raise the Bar for Blended Learning in Math

ixl_ft_150 Who goes from 2nd grade to 6th grade in the blink of an eye? Second grader Victoria Feldman does. As an advanced math student, Victoria has mastered her own grade level math problems and advanced to sixth grade math using a series of blended...

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