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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...

Former Middle School Basketball Starter, Anissa Rivera, Enjoys Multiple College Offers

anissa Though she relocated to Maryland a few years ago, Anissa Rivera left a lasting impression on her Paul Cuffee teachers and coaches.

Middle Schoolers Find an Emerald City for the Holidays

wiz_ft Dorothy meets fantastical friends on her journey to Oz. Thirty middle schoolers found themselves following the yellow brick road to Oz as they performed The Wiz. Directed by Robb Dimmick...

PCS 2nd Grader Stacks Up Against the Competition

gio_ft In the recent 8th Annual Connecticut State Sport Stacking Championships, PCS 2nd Grader Giovani Love set new World Sport Stacking Association RI state records for his division.

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Challenges PCS 10th Graders to Write a Novel in 30 Days

nano16_ft Paul Cuffee Upper School students are participating in NaNoWriMo during the month of November, dedicating much of their time and energy in an attempt to write a novel in just 30 days.

Paul Cuffee 4th Graders Share their Ceramic Talent and Willingness to Help Others with November’s Empty Bowls Event

emptybowls16_ft Under the direction of visual arts instructor Michelle Carden and 4th grade teacher Kelly Barr the 4th grade orchestrated their annual “Empty Bowls” event.

STEM in the Middle Opens Young Girls’ Eyes to Opportunities

stem_ms16_ft Accompanied by Middle School science teachers, Ms. Alvarez and Ms. Attias, 30 middle school girls were selected to attend Tech Collective’s 6th annual STEM workshop and career expo which aims to increase STEM awareness and participation at a critical time in young women’s education.
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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