After offering a pared down version of summer camp last year due to COVID, PCD's Arts & Exploration Camp is back to running at full capacity this summer.
On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, Providence Country Day School celebrated the class of 2021 at the 94th commencement ceremony. In what felt surprisingly normal after a tumultuous year, families and faculty gathered in the Field House to celebrate the culmination of a high school experience where the final third was throughout a global pandemic.
"Senior projects start with the idea of independent learning," says Head of Upper School Jennifer Aitken. "The idea is to give our seniors a really in-depth, independent learning opportunity at the end of their senior year."
Neither Rachel Butera Alexsander '06 or Steve Lister '64 left the United States intending to move permanently abroad. Years later, however, Alexsander is living and working in Bali with her husband and three children while Lister has enjoyed a 43-year career split between Italy and the United States.
Quadros will take the helm at a pivotal moment for the 122-year-old school as it begins a partnership with PCD to create a new PreK through grade 12 education opportunity.
In a school that places high value on preparing students for lives of engaged citizenship, it comes as no surprise that a comprehensive and thoughtful civics education is a crucial part of the curriculum. In PCD's Middle School, the entire seventh grade history curriculum is devoted to the study of civics.
The new, independent Henry Barnard School (HBS) and Providence Country Day School will join together to offer an extraordinary opportunity for education in Rhode Island.