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Isabelle Penny - Beloved Teacher

Our school mourns the loss of Isabelle Penny who passed away September 3, 2016. Mrs. Penny was the Assistant Head of School and renowned English teacher from 1972-1993. The New School was renamed The Pennfield School in Isabelle’s honor upon her retirement in 1993. To learn more about... » read more

Sailing Through Math & Science

Sixth Grade students at The Pennfield School have had the exciting opportunity to participate in REACH, US Sailing’s STEM Education Initiative at The Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, RI. The engaging, hands-on program combines STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education... » read more

Coach's Corner for Pennfield

The Pennfield School’s Cross Country team hosted the first meet of the season yesterday afternoon and turned in impressive performances both individually and collectively.  Twenty-six 4th & 5th graders ran first and it was apparent from the starting gun that the Panthers were well... » read more

Did You Know? News Worth Sharing

 Did You Know? Every Pennfield student performs a minimum of 20 hours of community service during the summer before 8thgrade. After volunteering, each student writes a reflective paper and shares their experience with the entire school during an assembly. Our Headmaster holds... » read more

This is Pennfield - Click to See Movie

Discover what makes life at The Pennfield School remarkable. To find out more about our preschool (age 3) - 8th grade program, or to schedule a tour, contact Kristin Emory in the admissions office at or call. Financial aid is available to help make Pennfield affordable for all... » read more

Student Athletes Honored

The Lynn Eagles Coaches Cup goes to…Petey Alofsin and Allison Burke. Congratulations to them and to all of our students in grades 4 through 8 who participated in Cross Country, Soccer, Basketball and Lacrosse. After school sports help students develop skills both on and off the field -... » read more

A Pride of Talent in Lion King

Over 40 students in grades 2 through 8 worked together both onstage and behind the scenes to bring to life the epic story The Lion King.  The stunning puppets, masks and sets were almost entirely student created under the direction of Mandy Howe, Pennfield’s Upper School art teacher.... » read more

2016 Spain Adventure Highlights

Day 1 Hola, todos! After some tearful goodbyes at Logan and a long layover at JFK airport, we boarded our overnight Iberia Airlines flight to Madrid The kids were comfortable on the flight and enjoyed having access to so many current movies! We all did our best to get some rest on the plane... » read more

National Spanish Exam Excellence

¡Muy bien! Our upper school students had great success with the 2016 National Spanish Examinations. They earned a total of two gold, five silver and four bronze medals, along with eleven honorable mentions. “Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish... » read more

Engineering for Astronauts

2050 may seem far away, but our seventh grade technology class has spent a lot of time lately thinking about the future. In fact, they recently submitted their ideas to NASA’s Star Trek™ Replicator Challenge. Students used CAD (Computer Aided Design) software to create a model image of a non-... » read more
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